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Tapes ‘n Tapes / UK

By on Thursday, 6th March 2008 at 1:02 pm

Tapes ‘n TapesTapes ‘n Tapes have announced a string of five UK and Ireland dates for the early summer around the UK and Ireland.

Tickets are £8.50 for each date, with the exception of London, which is £10.50.

Tuesday 27th May – Dublin, Tripod
Wednesday 28th May – London, The Garage
Friday 30th May – Birmingham, Barfly
Saturday 31st May – Glasgow, Stereo
Sunday 1st June – Manchester, Club Academy


Black Kids / Summer UK Tour

By on Thursday, 6th March 2008 at 12:32 pm

Black KidsBlack Kids have announced a summer UK tour, presumably around the festivals.

Tickets are (I believe) all on sale now, priced at £8 for all dates except for London which is £10 a ticket.

Monday 2nd June – Oxford, Academy
Tuesday 3rd June – Cardiff, Clwb Ifor Bach
Wednesday 4th June – Glasgow, King Tuts
Friday 6th June – Manchester, Academy 3
Saturday 7th June – Lancaster, Library
Sunday 8th June – York, Fibbers
Monday 9th June – Sheffield, Academy
Wednesday 11th June – Stoke, Sugarmill
Friday 13th June – Colchester, Arts Centre
Sunday 15th June – Norwich, Arts Centre
Monday 16th June – Northampton, Soundhaus
Wednesday 18th June – London, ULU
Tuesday 1st July – Bristol, Thekla
Wednesday 2nd July – Nottingham, Rescue Rooms
Thursday 3rd July – Leeds, Cockpit
Friday 4th July – Newcastle, Academy
Saturday 5th July – Liverpool, Barfly
Thursday 10th July – Brighton, Concord


MTV Brand Spanking New Tours / April and May 2008

By on Tuesday, 4th March 2008 at 10:21 pm

The Ting TingsThe Pigeon Detectives, Fratellis, Zutons and CSS have all been announced to be headlining their own three night UK and Ireland tours for MTV as part of their “Brand Spanking New” tours. Some of the best names and up and coming names in the music biz will be making their way around the country, playing venues smaller than they normally do. So be sure to get your tickets when they go on sale on Friday (7th March) at 9am.

The Pigeon Detectives / The Metros / The Rascals
Monday 28th April – Cambridge Junction
Tuesday 29th April – London Islington Academy
Wednesday 30th April – Liverpool Academy

The Fratellis / The Ting Tings / Alphabeat
Sunday 27th April – Cambridge Junction
Monday 28th April – London Islington Academy
Tuesday 29th April – Liverpool Carling Academy

The Zutons / One Night Only / The Script
Sunday 4th May – Cardiff University
Monday 5th May – Glasgow ABC
Tuesday 6th May – Dublin Academy

CSS / The Futureheads / MGMT
Monday 5th May – Cardiff University
Tuesday 6th May – Glasgow ABC
Wednesday 7th May – Dublin Academy


The Ting Tings / UK tour dates

By on Sunday, 2nd March 2008 at 5:59 pm

The Ting TingsI’ll be honest, I totally missed this one. The Ting Tings have announced a string of dates in early April around the UK, their first full UK Tour.

Tickets are on sale now, priced at £9 for all dates except London which is £10 a ticket.

Wednesday 2nd April – Cardiff Clwb Ifor Bach
Thursday 3rd April – Exeter Cavern Club
Friday 4th April – Northampton Soundhaus
Sunday 6th April – Portsmouth Wedgewood Rooms
Monday 7th April – Coventry Kasbah
Tuesday 8th April – Nottingham Bodega
Thursday 10th April – Stoke Sugarmill
Friday 11th April – Belfast Spring & Brake
Saturday 12th April – Dublin Village
Sunday 13th April – Glasgow King Tuts
Tuesday 15th April – York Fibbers
Wednesday 16th April – London ULU


Royworld / May UK Tour

By on Monday, 25th February 2008 at 11:25 pm

RoyworldI’ll be honest: I don’t know much about Royworld other than their immensly catchy single “Man in the Machine”. However, they’ve announced a country wide jaunt in May, so be sure to see what they can come up wit, and to make sure they’re not just a one hit wonder, by going along to one of their shows.

Tickets for the below dates go on sale on Wednesday (27th February) at 9am. Catch them at:

Saturday 3rd May – Cardiff Clwb Ifor Bach
Monday 5th May – Birmingham Bar Academy
Tuesday 13th May – Manchester Night & Day
Thursday 15th May – Norwich Arts Centre
Monday 19th May – London Borderline


Vampire Weekend / May UK Tour

By on Monday, 25th February 2008 at 9:37 pm

Vampire WeekendNew Yorkers Vampire Weekend have announced a string of dates for May ahead of going off on the festival circuit.

Tickets go on sale on Friday (29th February) at 9am.

Thursday 1st May – Bristol Bierkeller
Friday 2nd May – Birmingham Carling Academy 2
Saturday 3rd May – Edinburgh Liquid Rooms
Sunday 4th May – Glasgow Oran Mor
Tuesday 6th May – Newcastle Northumbria University
Wednesday 7th May – Leeds Cockpit
Thursday 8th May – Manchester University
Monday 12th May – Portsmouth Wedgewood Rooms
Tuesday 13th May – London Electric Ballroom


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