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The Futureheads / April and May 2010 UK Tour

By on Friday, 26th March 2010 at 5:00 pm

Sunderland’s Futureheads will embark on a UK tour stating in April. In addition to these dates below, the band will also make appearances at Ursynalia Festival in Warsaw, Newcastle’s Evolution Weekender (previewed previously on TGTF) and Beach Break Festival in Carmarthenshire. Support on the second half of the tour will be their Sunderland peers Frankie and the Heartstrings.

I currently have an unhealthy addiction to their new single ‘Heartbeat Song’, so I’m looking at these dates with much envy.

Monday 26 April 2010 – Norwich, Arts Centre
Tuesday 27 April 2010 – Nottingham, Rescue Rooms
Wednesday 28 April 2010 – Leeds, Cockpit
Thursday 29 April 2010 – Glasgow, Oran Mor
Saturday 01 May 2010 – Middlesbrough, Empire (club show)
Sunday 02 May 2010 – Manchester, Academy 3
Monday 03 May 2010 – Sheffield, Leadmill
Tuesday 04 May 2010 – Birmingham, Academy 2
Thursday 06 May 2010 – London, Scala
Friday 07 May 2010 – Gloucester, Guildhall*
Saturday 08 May 2010 – Coventry, Kasbah (club night)*
Monday 10 May 2010 – Bristol, Thekla*
Tuesday 11 May 2010 – Exeter, Cavern*
Wednesday 12 May 2010 – Portsmouth, Wedgewood Rooms*
Thursday 13 May 2010 – Northampton, Roadmenders*
* with Frankie and the Heartstrings

You can preorder the Futureheads’s forthcoming album ‘The Chaos’ here and one better, you’ll get a full download of the album by email ordering this way. The album will be officially released in the UK on 26 April 2010 on Nul Recordings.


Hot Club De Paris / February 2010 UK Tour

By on Monday, 18th January 2010 at 10:00 am

Liverpudlians Hot Club De Paris will be embarking on a tour in February. The string of dates finishes with a hometown gig at Liverpool’s Korova. This tour will be in support of a new six-track EP, ‘With Days Like This As Cheap As Chewing Gum, Why Would Anyone Want To Work?’, to be released digitally by Moshi Moshi Records on 8 February, with a limited edition 10-inch vinyl version set to follow on February 22. Moshi Moshi have confirmed that a second EP, ‘The Rise And Inevitable Fall Of The High School Suicide Cluster Band’, will follow sometime later this year. I was taken by these boys as they supported Dirty Pretty Things at Shepherds Bush in 2006, so I’m bummed I’ll be missing them on this outing.

Monday 8th February 2010 – Birmingham Rainbow
Tuesday 9th February 2010 – London Lexington
Wednesday 10th February 2010 – Brighton Freebutt
Thursday 11th February 2010 – Cambridge Portland Arms
Friday 12th February 2010 – Nottingham Bodega
Saturday 13th February 2010 – Leeds Cockpit
Monday 15th February 2010 – Manchester Deaf Institute
Tuesday 16th February 2010 – York City Street Basement
Wednesday 17th February 2010 – Newcastle Cluny
Thursday 18th February 2010 – Edinburgh Cabaret Voltaire
Friday 19th February 2010 – Dundee Doghouse
Saturday 20th February 2010 – Middlesborough Uncle Alberts
Monday 22nd February 2010 – Bristol Louisiana
Tuesday 23rd February 2010 – Cardiff Clwb Ifor Bach
Wednesday 24th February 2010 – Oxford Jericho
Thursday 25th February 2010 – Winchester Railway
Friday 26th February 2010 – Liverpool Korova

You can preorder Hot Club De Paris’s ‘With Days Like This As Cheap As Chewing Gum, Why Would Anyone Want To Work?’ EP at Moshi Moshi Records’s Web site.


Reverend And The Makers / March 2010 UK Tour

By on Tuesday, 5th January 2010 at 3:00 pm

Reverend and the Makers have announced a sizeable UK tour for March as they play some smaller places.

Tickets are on sale now, priced between £10 and £13.50 each.

Monday 1st March 2010 – Carlisle, Brickyard
Tuesday 2nd March 2010 – Dundee, Dusa
Thursday 4th March 2010 – Inverness, Ironworks
Friday 5th March 2010 – Aberdeen, Warehouse
Saturday 6th March 2010 – Dunfermline, Velocity
Monday 8th March 2010 – Middlesbrough, Empire
Tuesday 9th March 2010 – Nottingham, Trent University
Wednesday 10th March 2010 – Gloucester, Guildhall
Thursday 11th March 2010 – Wrexham, Central Station
Saturday 13th March 2010 – Wakefield, Escobar
Sunday 14th March 2010 – Crewe, M Club
Monday 15th March 2010 – Leigh, Bar Bliss
Wednesday 17th March 2010 – Coventry, Kasbah
Thursday 18th March 2010 – Buckinghamshire, University
Friday 19th March 2010 – Plymouth, White Rabbit
Saturday 20th March 2010 – Falmouth, Princess Pavilions
Monday 22nd March 2010 – Yoevil, Orange Box
Tuesday 23rd March 2010 – Norwich, Waterfront
Wednesday 24th March 2010 – Hull, Welly


The Twang / October 2009 UK Tour

By on Tuesday, 4th August 2009 at 4:00 pm

As you probably know, The Twang have a shiny new album out shortly, and as usually happens with new albums, they have announced a full UK Tour for October.

Tickets go on sale on Friday (7th August) at 9am.

Wednesday 30th September 2009 – Crewe M Club
Thursday 1st October 2009 – Norwich Waterfront
Friday 2nd October 2009 – Derby Rockhouse
Saturday 3rd October 2009 – Sheffield Leadmill
Sunday 4th October 2009 – Glasgow QMU
Tuesday 6th October 2009 – Aberdeen Moshulu
Wednesday 7th October 2009 – Dundee Fat Sams
Thursday 8th October 2009 – Leeds Cockpit
Saturday 10th October 2009 – Hull Welly Club
Sunday 11th October 2009 – Liverpool O2 Academy 2
Monday 12th October 2009 – Bristol Bierkeller
Tuesday 13th October 2009 – Portsmouth Wedgewood Rooms
Thursday 15th October 2009 – London KOKO
Friday 16th October 2009 – Brighton Concorde 2
Saturday 17th October 2009 – Nottingham Rescue Rooms
Sunday 18th October 2009 – Manchester Ritz
Monday 19th October 2009 – Middlesbrough Empire


Idlewild / October 2009 UK Tour

By on Wednesday, 29th July 2009 at 4:01 pm

One of my favourite live bands, Idlewild, have announced a full October UK tour to support their forthcoming new album.

Tickets go on sale at 9am on Friday (31st July), and are £15 for all dates except London, which is £16 a ticket.

Saturday 10th October – Manchester Academy
Sunday 11th October – Nottingham Rescue Rooms
Monday 12th October – Exeter Phoenix Centre
Tuesday 13th October – Colchester Arts Centre
Thursday 15th October – Portsmouth Wedgewood Rooms
Friday 16th October – Camden Electric Ballroom
Sunday 18th October – Oxford O2 Academy
Monday 19th October – Norwich Waterfront
Tuesday 27th October – Middlesbrough Empire
Wednesday 28th October – Leeds Cockpit
Thursday 29th October – Birmingham O2 Academy 2
Friday 30th October – Sheffield Leadmill


Funeral for a Friend / October 2009 UK Tour

By on Wednesday, 8th July 2009 at 12:01 pm

Funeral For A Friend have announced a string of UK tour dates for October. They have a new “best of” which is out in September, and the tour will see them doing their “hits” and also some B-sides and rareities.

“It’ll be quite a nice change to go out on tour and not have to concentrate on representing our latest album, instead putting together a set that represents all our best material from day one until now,” explained drummer Ryan Richards.

Tickets go on sale on Friday (10th July) at 9am. Catch them at:

Monday 5th October 2009 – Plymouth Hippo
Tuesday 6th October 2009 – Portsmouth Pyramid
Thursday 8th October 2009 – Exeter Lemon Grove
Friday 9th October 2009 – Brighton Concorde 2
Saturday 10th October 2009 – Manchester Academy
Monday 12th October 2009 – Peterborough Cresset
Wednesday 14th October 2009 – London KOKO
Thursday 15th October 2009 – Hatfield University Of Hertfordshire Forum
Friday 16th October 2009 – Oxford O2 Academy
Sunday 18th October 2009 – Bridgewater Palace
Tuesday 20th October 2009 – Middlesbrough Empire
Wednesday 21st October 2009 – Dundee Fat Sam’s
Thursday 22nd October 2009 – Aberdeen Moshulu
Saturday 24th October 2009 – Derry Nerve Centre
Sunday 25th October 2009 – Dublin Academy
Tuesday 27th October 2009 – Nottingham Rock City
Wednesday 28th October 2009 – Cambride Junction
Thursday 29th October 2009 – Norwich UEA


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