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Sons and Daughters / June and July 2011 UK Tour

 
By on Friday, 27th May 2011 at 9:00 am
 

Scottish rock band Sons and Daughters have three gig dates in England in June and July. The band will also appear at Rockness and Kelburn Garden Party this summer. Tickets are on sale now.

The band will release first single ‘Breaking Fun’ on the 6th of June, with new album ‘Mirror Mirror’ to follow on the 13th of June.

Thursday 9th June 2011 – London Lexington (sold out)
Saturday 11th June 2011 – Inverness Rockness Festival
Tuesday 28th June 2011 – London XOYO
Thursday 30th June 2011 – Manchester Deaf Institute
Friday 1st July 2011 – Glasgow SW3G
Saturday 2nd July 2011 – Kelburn Garden Party

 

Preview: Wychwood Festival 2011

 
By on Wednesday, 11th May 2011 at 11:00 am
 

There’s a growing number of ‘smaller’ festivals in the UK, some showcasing new bands you’ve never heard of and some playing host to the golden oldies. Wychwood Festival tries to find the middle ground between rock ‘n’ roll royalty and hotly tipped underground talent.

Held at Cheltenham Racecourse in Gloucestershire, Wychwood Festival brings three days of entertainment across the 3-5 June weekend. Headlining the extravaganza are britpop extraordinaires the Charlatans (pictured above), the Scottish and Irish rockers the Waterboys and the elegantly prog Ian Anderson plays Jethro Tull.

Also appearing across the weekend are other icons of Britpop such as the Bluetones (giving one of their few remaining live performances) and Cornershop, as well as up-and-coming London blues rockers Handshake and TGTF favourite Band to Watch Delta Maid.

As well as music, Wychwood Festival offers an array of comedy acts in association with eFestivals. The comedy stage is headlined by the wonderfully misanthropic Robin Ince (also known as the Musical Profiler for Steve Lamacq’s Drivetime 6music shows on Tuesday nights).

Weekend tickets for Wychwood Festival are £115 for adults, £90 for youth/concession, £55 for 10-15 year olds, £15 for 5-9 year olds and under 5s go free. Day tickets are also available, ranging from £53 to £37 per adult, depending on which day. For more information visit the the official Web site.

There is also a competition running until Saturday 14 May, where you can win a pair of tickets to this year’s festival. All you have to do is tell Wychwood Festival who you’d most like to see from their line-up and why. TO ENTER, YOU MUST VISIT THE WYCHWOOD FESTIVAL WEB SITE AND ENTER YOUR DETAILS THERE. DO NOT ENTER AT TGTF.

The Wychwood Festival 2011 line-up as of Monday 9 May is behind the cut.
Continue reading Preview: Wychwood Festival 2011

 

Kasabian / June 2011 English Tour

 
By on Thursday, 5th May 2011 at 9:00 am
 

Kasabian have announced a handful of dates as a warm-up to their summer of festivals. Tickets are £30 each and will be on sale tomorrow (Friday) at 9 AM.

Saturday 4th June 2011 – Sheffield O2 Academy
Sunday 5th June 2011 – Leeds O2 Academy
Tuesday 7th June 2011 – Wolverhampton Civic Hall
Wednesday 8th June 2011 – Manchester O2 Apollo

 

WU LYF / June 2011 UK Tour

 
By on Wednesday, 20th April 2011 at 9:30 am
 

Manchester reclusives WU LYF will be playing a series of UK tour dates in June 2011. Tickets are available now.

Wednesday 8th June 2011 – Leicester Y
Thursday 9th June 2011 – Cardiff Clwb Ifor Bach
Friday 10th June 2011 – Liverpool Kazimier
Saturday 11th June 2011 – Sheffield Queens Social Club
Tuesday 14th June 2011 – Glasgow Grand Ole Opry
Wednesday 15th June 2011 – Edinburgh Cabaret Voltaire
Friday 17th June 2011 – London Village Underground

 

James Blake / June 2011 UK Tour

 
By on Tuesday, 19th April 2011 at 3:30 pm
 

No doubt in response to the amazing reception of his self-titled debut album (review here), James Blake is heading out on the road this June, playing a string of dates in the UK. Tickets are available now.

Wednesday 1st June 2011 – Edinburgh Liquid Rooms
Thursday 2nd June 2011 – Glasgow Oran Mor
Friday 3rd June 2011 – Newcastle Academy 2
Sunday 5th June 2011 – Liverpool Stanley Theatre
Tuesday 7th June 2011 – Manchester Sankeys
Wednesday 8th June 2011 – Birmingham HMV Library
Monday 13th June 2011 – Brighton Komedia
Tuesday 14th June 2011 – London Koko
Thursday 16th June 2011 – Cardiff Globe

 

Tom Vek / June 2011 English Tour

 
By on Tuesday, 19th April 2011 at 9:00 am
 

Tom Vek has announced a handful of English tour dates in June. These are shortly after his long-awaited second album, ‘Leisure Seizure’, is released on the 6th of June. Tickets go on sale on tomorrow, Wednesday (20 April), at 9 AM.

Monday 13th June 2011 – Manchester Ruby Lounge
Wednesday 15th June 2011 – Birmingham HMV Institute
Thursday 16th June 2011 – London Heaven
Saturday 18th June 2011 – Brighton Concorde 2

 
 
 

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