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Joe Lean and the Jing Jang Jong / Massive April / May UK Tour

By on Tuesday, 19th February 2008 at 8:02 pm

Joe Lean and the Jing Jang JongFresh from playing the NME Shockwaves tour, Joe Lean and the Jing Jang Jong have announced a massive 25 date UK tour for April and May.

Tickets go on sale on Friday, 22nd February at 9am. Catch them at:

Monday 21st April – Hull Asylum
Tuesday 22nd April – Loughborough Room 1
Thursday 24th April – Reading University
Friday 25th April – Coventry Warwick Marketplace
Sunday 27th April – Bournemouth Old Fire Station
Monday 28th April – Guildford Surrey Rubix
Thursday 1st May – Stoke Underground
Friday 2nd May – Coventry Kasbah
Saturday 3rd May – Tamworth Palace
Monday 5th May – Liverpool Academy 2
Tuesday 6th May –Newcastle Academy 2
Thursday 8th May – Aberdeen Tunnels
Friday 9th May – Glasgow King Tuts
Saturday 10th May –Bristol Thekla
Monday 12th May – Preston 53 Degrees
Tuesday 13th May – Oxford Academy
Wednesday 14th May – Leeds Cockpit
Thursday 15th May – Manchester Academy 3
Saturday 17th May – Sheffield Leadmill
Sunday 18th May – Birmingham Academy 2
Monday 19th May – Nottingham Rescue Rooms
Tuesday 20th May – Brighton Concorde 2
Thursday 22nd May – London Scala
Sunday 25th May – Portmouth Wedgewood Rooms
Tuesday 27th May – Norwich Waterfront

Photo is taken from Joe Lean and the Jing Jang Jong’s myspace page and is copyright Dan Curwin.


Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly / April UK Tour

By on Tuesday, 19th February 2008 at 7:52 pm

Get Cape. Wear Cape. FlySam Duckworth, better known to the nation as Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly. has announced a new tour for April around the UK and Ireland.

Tickets are £13.50, except for London which is £14.50. Tickets are on sale now, so get them whilst you can.

Sunday 30th March – Dublin Whelan’s
Monday 31st March – Belfast Spring & Airbrake
Wednesday 2nd April – Glasgow ABC
Thursday 3rd April – Wolverhampton, Wulfrun Hall
Friday 4th April – Manchester Academy 2
Sunday 6th April – Cardiff University
Monday 7th April – Sheffield Plug
Tuesday 8th April – London Shepherd’s Bush Empire


The Music / April club shows

By on Monday, 18th February 2008 at 8:34 pm

The MusicThe Music have announced a series of four intimate UK shows in mid April as they gear back up after a long break. Be sure to catch them before they play bigger venues – I may try and get to see them at London, but would imagine tickets will go quickly.

Tickets go on sale tomorrow (Tuesday 19th February) at 9am.

Tuesday 15th April – London ICA
Wednesday 16th April – Leeds Cockpit
Friday 18th April – Glasgow Stereo
Saturday 19th April – Manchester Moho Live


The Zutons / June Forest gigs

By on Monday, 18th February 2008 at 8:13 pm

ZutonsThe Zutons have announced seven large forest shows as part of the Forestry Comission’s summer series of shows.

Tickets are £26 each, and are on sale from 9am this Friday, 22nd February.

Thursday 5th June – High Lodge, Thetford Forest, Near Brandon, Suffolk
Sunday 8th June – Bedgebury Pinetum & Forest, Near Goudhurst, Kent
Friday 13th June – Delamere Forest, Near Linmere, Cheshire
Friday 20th June – Westonbirt – The National Arboretum, Near Tetbury, Glos
Saturday 21st June – Sherwood Pines Forest Park, Near Edwinstowe, Notts
Friday 27th June – Dalby Forest, Near Pickering, North Yorks
Saturday 28th June- Cannock Chase Forest, Near Rugeley, Staffs


iTunes Live Festival announced / Starts next week!

By on Tuesday, 12th February 2008 at 7:00 pm

Roisin MurphyiTunes have announced 10 days of gigs starting next Thursday as part of their iTunes Live series. All the gigs will be available to download from iTunes after the 10 day festival is over. Last year’s festival was a bit later in the year, but were a significant success – dare I say it, but this years gigs aren’t anywhere near as impressive – I mean, come on, Nizlopi headlining? Tony Christie? Really?

The gigs will take place from February 21 to March 2 at AIR Studios, Lyndhurst Hall, London. The artists will play acousticcally for what is sure to be some very special evenings. Tickets cannot be bought, and are only available from the iTunes Live website as part of a ballot..

Thursday 21st February – Jose Gonzalez, Charlene Soraia, Julian Velard and Stephanie Dosen
Friday 22nd February – Nizlopi, Soweto Kinch
Saturday 23rd February – Alphabeat, Joe Lean and the Jing Jang Jong
Sunday 24th February – Billy Bragg, KT Tunstall, Foy Vance, Leo Abrahams
Monday 25th February – Daniel Merriweather, Estelle, Tawiah
Tuesday 26th February – Charlie Winston, Natalie Clein, Tom Baxter
Wednesday 27th February – Laura Marling, Mystery Jets
Thursday 28th February – Jason Mraz, Ron Sexsmith
Friday 29th February – TBC
Saturday 1st March – Roisin Murphy, Tony Christie
Sunday 2nd March – Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Spiritualized

Photo of Roisin Murphy is taken from her myspace.


Jamie Cullum / One off show

By on Tuesday, 14th August 2007 at 9:11 pm

Jamie CullumJamie Cullum has announced a one off show in London in September.

The jazz superstar who reguarly plays throughout the world with all sorts of well renowned orchestras and musicians will play the London’s Forum on Friday 7th September – thats just four weeks away.

Tickets are on sale now for what is sure to be a memorable night – seats are £19 each and standing tickets (downstairs) are £17.50.

Photo taken from Petra Broda’s flickr stream under the Creative Commons License.


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