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Young Rebel Set / February and March 2014 UK Tour

By on Wednesday, 20th November 2013 at 9:00 am

Young Rebel Set have announced details of a tour for next February and March. Tickets are on sale now for this tour, as well as a Christmas show the band will be doing in Middlesbrough on the 23rd of December. The Teesside band also will headline the Sunday night at the 2014 Stockton Weekender.

Just yesterday we posted this absolutely gorgeous live video of singer Matty Chipcase with an acoustic guitar performing ‘Yesca & the Fear’, from the band’s second album ‘Crocodile’ now out on Ignition Records.

Monday 23rd December 2013 – Middlesbrough Town Hall
Thursday 20th February 2014 – Cardiff Gwdihw
Saturday 22nd February 2014 – Bristol Louisiana
Tuesday 25th February 2014 – London Lexington
Thursday 27th February 2014 – Southampton Joiners
Friday 28th February 2014 – Crewe Box
Saturday 1st March 2014 – Leeds Brudenell Social Club
Thursday 6th March 2014 – Glasgow Broadcast
Friday 7th March 2014 – Preston Mad Ferret
Sunday 30th March 2014 – Stockton Calling Festival (headline set)


Video of the Moment #1383: Phildel

By on Saturday, 16th November 2013 at 10:00 am

Female singer/songwriter Phildel, who Carrie wrote about in a Bands to Watch this past spring, has a new video for ‘Comfort Me’. The song features on Phildel’s forthcoming EP ‘The Glass Ghost’, to be released on the 3rd of December.

Catch Phildel on tour on her UK dates in December below.


Wednesday 4th December 2013 – Glasgow CCA
Thursday 5th December 2013 – Manchester Sacred Trinity Church
Friday 6th December 2013 – London St Giles in the Fields


Foy Vance / November and December 2013 UK and Irish Tour

By on Friday, 15th November 2013 at 2:00 pm

Northern Ireland Music Prize winner Foy Vance has just completed a string of shows in America and is set to embark on a full tour of the UK and Ireland. Following the dates listed below, Vance will play a short series of gigs in Europe (see his Web site for information on European dates). Tickets for the UK and Irish shows are available now, with the exception of the Belfast date, which is sold out.

Sunday 17th November 2013 – York Duchess
Monday 18th November 2013 – Cardiff Clwb Ifor Bach*
Tuesday 19th November 2013 – Norwich Arts Centre*
Thursday 21st November 2013 – Birmingham Hare and Hounds
Friday 22nd November 2013 – Liverpool Epstein Theatre*
Saturday 23rd November 2013 – Manchester Gorilla
Sunday 24th November 2013 – Nottingham Bodega*
Wednesday 27th November 2013 – Portsmouth Wedgewood Rooms
Thursday 28th November 2013 – London Koko*
Friday 29th November 2013 – Sheffield Leadmill
Saturday 30th November 2013 – Dundee Non Zero’s
Monday 2nd December 2013 – Aberdeen Tunnels
Tuesday 3rd December 2013 – Stirling Tollbooth
Wednesday 4th December 2013 – Edinburgh Electric Circus
Friday 6th December 2013 – Galway Roisin Dubh
Saturday 7th December 2013 – Dublin Whelan’s
Sunday 8th December 2013 – Londonderry Sandino’s
Monday 9th December 2013 – Belfast Limelight (sold out)

* with Rams’ Pocket Radio


WIN / Tickets to see the Courteneers at Manchester Arena, 13th December 2013

By on Friday, 8th November 2013 at 11:00 am

The Courteeners‘ December UK tour is pretty much sold out and I know there are a lot of you out there disappointed. But we may have come to your rescue! we’ve blagged a pair of tickets for a lucky TGTF reader and a mate to see them on us in the band’s hometown of Manchester on Friday the 13th of December. Sounds pretty sweet, yeah? To be in the running for the lucky draw for the Manchester Phones 4U Arena tickets, enter our TGTF contest below.

complete the form below with your full name and your email address. Then to make sure you’re not a robot, correctly answer this question: what is the name of their next single? (Hint: This review might jog your memory.) Get your entries in by noon British time on Thursday the 14th of November. We’ll choose a winner from all the correct entries received then. Good luck! Please note: this contest is open to UK residents only, as the tickets must be posted. All duplicate entries will be discarded.

This contest is now closed. We’ll contact the winner by email soon.


The Courteeners / December 2013 UK Tour

By on Monday, 4th November 2013 at 9:00 am

The Courteeners will be touring the UK in December. Tickets are on sale now.

Monday 2nd December 2013 – Preston 53 Degrees
Tuesday 3rd December 2013 – London Shepherd’s Bush Empire
Thursday 5th December 2013 – Middlesbrough Empire
Friday 6th December 2013 – Lincoln Engine Shed
Saturday 7th December 2013 – Birmingham Academy
Monday 9th December 2013 – Hull University
Tuesday 10th December 2013 – Aberdeen Music Hall
Wednesday 11th December 2013 – Glasgow Barrowlands
Friday 13th December 2013 – Manchester Phones 4U Arena


Video of the Moment #1360: The Honey Ants

By on Monday, 21st October 2013 at 6:00 pm

The Honey Ants have thrown their hats into the Americana-folk craze with single ‘Give Me Arms,’ due for release on 28 October. ‘Give Me Arms’ is about as basic as folk songs come, with only a twangy acoustic guitar accompanying the duo’s warm, clear vocals. The lyrics to ‘Give Me Arms” are not complex, but deftly-handled dynamic changes and vocal harmonies highlight their earnest emotions. Female singer Rebecca Hamer, in particular, has a beautiful, clear vocal sound throughout the range of the song, making a perfect match for guitarist John Grimsey’s even baritone foundation. Unhindered by the fashionable female vocal style, Hamer’s voice is the clear standout on this trick. Her delivery of the tricky harmonies in the chorus is especially effective.

The video for ‘Give Me Arms’ is as straightforward as the song itself. A direct view of the pair recording in-studio reveals a relaxed, polished approach to music-making that comes as a welcome breath of fresh air among the smoke and mirrors of the latest retro-folk trend. Watch it below.


The Honey Ants will also be playing a handful of shows in London through the beginning of 2014. Upcoming dates are listed below.

Thursday 7th November 2013 – London Kahaila Cafe
Wednesday 13th November 2013 – London Water Rats
Thursday 12th December 2013 – London Underbelly
Tuesday 21st January 2014 – London Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club


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