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Kids in Glass Houses / November 2010 UK Tour

By on Tuesday, 22nd June 2010 at 8:30 am

Welsh quintet Kids in Glass Houses have announced details of their biggest UK tour to date and their second headlining tour of 2010.

Tickets for the November tour go on general sale this Friday, 25th June at 9am, and are priced at £13 a ticket, £14 for London. A limited amount of tickets will go on sale from the band’s own website at 9AM on Wednesday 23rd June. Anyone purchasing their tickets from the site will be given a link to watch an exclusive behind the scenes video of the band on their last tour.

Thursday 11th November 2010 – Norwich UEA
Friday 12th November 2010 – Southampton Guildhall
Sunday 14th November 2010 – Cardiff University Great Hall
Monday 15th November 2010 – Bristol O2 Academy
Wednesday 17th November 2010 – Glasgow ABC
Thursday 18th November 2010 – Birmingham O2 Academy
Friday 19th November 2010 – Manchester O2 Academy
Sunday 21st November 2010 – Newcastle O2 Academy
Tuesday 23rd November 2010 – Sheffield O2 Academy
Wednesday 24th November 2010 – London O2 Shepherds Bush Empire


MTV Gonzo this week: Plan B

By on Monday, 15th March 2010 at 4:00 pm

MTV Gonzo has been back for its new series for a couple of weeks now, but tomorrow’s episode is the one that I’m most excited about so far – Plan B. Not usually my cup of tea at all, but I will admit freely that I’ve fallen in love with the six tracks I’ve heard of his new album “The Defamation Of Strickland Banks”.

Plan B (or Ben Drew to his Mum) has gone all soulboy on us, having the sort of influences that you’d get from listening to daytime radio on Magic in the mid 90’s. Apparently in the interview he claims his new album is “like Glee with bollocks”, which sounds like just my sort of music, and an interview that should be funny. He’ll also be chatting to Zane Lowe on the brown couch and doing an acoustic performance of new single ‘She Said’ – watch the official video here (featuring Effy from Skins).

Joining Zane for the second dose of brown-love (get your mind out of the gutter!) will be Kids in Glass Houses from the Valleys of South Wales. The pop-punkers reveal which member of the band can be found on YouTube crowd surfing at a Glassjaw gig, and explain which song guitarist Iain wrote in his bedroom in his underpants.

Meanwhile, the Gonzo Report comes from youtube phenomenon Midnight Beast. Admittedly, when I saw that name I was like “errrr, who?!”, but it turns out they do the sort of well-honed parodies that you’d be stupid to not find funny. Watch this version of Ke$ha’s Tik Tok to get a feel for how great they’ll be.

You can catch this episode of Gonzo tomorrow, Tuesday 16th March 2010 at 10pm on MTV Rocks (formerly MTV 2), or find out more on Gonzo’s website and get involved on Gonzo’s Twitter.


Kids in Glass Houses / May UK Tour

By on Monday, 31st March 2008 at 7:51 pm

Kids In Glass HousesWelsh emo-rockers Kids in Glass Houses have announced a new jaunt for May and early June around the UK, in support of their debut album on May 26th, ‘Smart Casual’.

Tickets for all dates seem to be about £8 each and are on sale now.

Wednesday 21st May – Middlesbrough Empire
Thursday 22nd May – Glasgow Garage
Friday 23rd May – Manchester Academy 3
Saturday 24th May – Liverpool Academy 2
Sunday 25th May – Leeds University
Tuesday 27th May – Oxford Zodiac
Wednesday 28th May – Birmingham Barfly
Thursday 29th May – Nottingham Rock City
Friday 30th May – Sheffield Leadmill
Saturday 31st May – Stoke Sugarmill
Monday 2nd June – Norwich Waterfront
Tuesday 3rd June – Exeter Phoenix
Wednesday 4th June – Portsmouth Wedgewood Rooms
Thursday 5th June – London Astoria 2


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