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Guillemots / November 2008 UK Tour

 
By on Thursday, 18th September 2008 at 4:28 pm
 

Those quirky lot, The Guillemots, have announced a November UK tour of some more bizarre venues than many bands have played this year.

Lead singer, Fyfe Dangerfield commented on their press release “We want to get to places that are off the usual touring circuit that’s reeled out, and really mix around the type of venues we’re at each night. It makes it more fun for us and audiences too. And the set will be different as well. We’ll definitely be trying out something we’ve never played live before.”

Accompanying Guillemots on the tour will be film events company Future Shorts – with whom the band collaborated for their re-scoring of the David Lynch classic Eraserhead at this year’s Latitude Festival. Each show on the November tour will be preceded by a selection of short films re-scored live by the band.

Not sure if you want to catch them live, or need a bit of persuading to splash out on a ticket? Then why not catch their live show they did at Amsterdam’s Paradiso in June this year? It’s available now over on Fabchannel

Tickets are on sale now, from the usual sources, and also from Sandbag.

Catch the Guillemots at:

Friday 7th November – Birmingham Custard Factory
Saturday 8th November – Bath Pavilion
Sunday 9th November – York Duchess
Tuesday 11th November – Inverness Eden Court
Wednesday 12th November – Middlesbrough Empire
Thursday 13th November – Edinburgh Picture House
Saturday 15th November – Lancaster Library
Sunday 16th November – Sheffield Plug
Monday 17th November – Bradford St Georges Hall
Wednesday 19th November – Liskeard Carnglaze Caverns
Thursday 20th November – Falmouth Princess Pavilion
Friday 21st November – Portsmouth Pyramid Centre
Saturday 22nd November – Brighton St Georges
Monday 24th November – Derby Assembly Rooms
Tuesday 25th November – Cambrige Junction
Wednesday 26th November – London Barbican

 

Connect Festival / Now with Guillemots / Ladytron and friends

 
By on Thursday, 19th June 2008 at 12:26 pm
 

Hydro Connect Festival LogoI promised myself I wouldn’t mention the festivals this summer, with the vast majority of them having shockingly awful lineups (yes, Reading / Leeds / Wireless / Glastonbury, I’m looking at you). However one festival has consistently attracted my attention: Connect.

I’ve already mentioned it before, but the new bands they’ve added to the lineup this week means I have to mention it again: it’s like my dream festival lineup.

Not only do they already have Kasabian, Manic Street Preachers, Franz Ferdinand, Sigur Ros, Bloc Party, Gossip and friends, they now have the amazing Ladytron, Guillemots and NME favourites Glasvegas. Quite honestly, I’d give anything to see this lineup, as it looks pretty darned good compared to the rest of the festivals. All they need to do is add Delays and The National, and I’ll be up there in a flash.

If I were you, come payday I’d get a weekend ticket, which are priced £120 and weekend tickets with camping are £140. To buy, log onto their website or call Ticketmaster on 08444 999 990

 

Guillemots / May and June UK Tour

 
By on Thursday, 13th March 2008 at 8:14 pm
 

GuillemotsBack in the swing of things again with their new album, Red, Guillemots have announced an extensive tour for May and early June.

Tickets are on sale now, priced between £13.50 and £16.50 each.

Sunday 18th May – Norwich UEA
Monday 19th May – Wolverhampton Wulfrun Hall
Tuesday 20th May – Lincoln Engine Shed
Thursday 22nd May – Liverpool Academy
Friday 23rd May – Glasgow Barrowlands
Saturday 24th May – Dundee, Fat Sam’s Live
Monday 26th May – Leeds Met Uni
Tuesday 27th May – Newcastle University
Thursday 29th May – Bristol Academy
Friday 30th May – Southampton Guildhall
Saturday 31st May – Brighton Dome
Monday 2nd June – Coventry Kasbah
Tuesday 3rd June – Nottingham Rock City
Wednesday 4th June – London Forum

 

Keane, Pet Shop Boys + Friends for War Child Shows

 
By on Tuesday, 18th September 2007 at 11:25 am
 

KeaneKeane are set to host a mammoth night at Brixton Academy in November in aid of the War Child Charity. The band, who have supported the charity for a couple of years now are releasing the War Child single “The Night Sky” on October 29th.

The night will also see performances from The Magic Numbers, Guillemots and the Pet Shop Boys

Tickets go on sale on Friday (September 21st) at 9am.

Photo is taken from hseikaly’s flickr stream under the Creative Commons License.

 

Somerset House Summer Series

 
By on Tuesday, 17th April 2007 at 11:42 am
 

As I mentioned yesterday, the rest of the Somerset house gigs have been announced, with an impressive lineup. I’d quite like to see most of these bands… but obviously I probably won’t get a chance.

Thursday 12 July Mogwai in surround sound
Friday 13 July Kasabian
Saturday 14 July Bert Jansch featuring Beth Orton and Bernard Butler
Sunday 15 July Guillemots
Monday 16 July Lily Allen
Tuesday 17 July Mika
Wednesday 18 July Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
Thursday 19 July The Roots
Friday 20 July Amy Winehouse
Saturday 21 July Hot Chip

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