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The Cribs / May 2017 UK Tour

 
By on Wednesday, 8th February 2017 at 9:00 am
 

Wakefield brother band The Cribs have announced a special tour for this May to take place in the UK. It’ll be celebrating the 10th anniversary of their seminal album ‘Men’s Needs, Women’s Needs, Whatever’. Funnily enough, the name of this special tour is ‘Men’s Needs, Women’s Needs, Forever’ – ha! Tickets to this new Cribs tour will be on sale this Friday, the 10th of February, at 9 AM. For more of TGTF’s coverage of the Yorkshire band, follow this link.

Thursday 11th May 2017 – Glasgow ABC
Friday 12th May 2017 – Manchester Academy
Saturday 13th May 2017 – Birmingham Institute
Monday 15th May 2017 – Newcastle Academy
Tuesday 16th May 2017 – Bristol Academy
Thursday 18th May 2017 – London Forum Kentish Town
Saturday 20nd May 2017 – Leeds First Direct Arena

 

WIN / Tickets to see Fenech-Soler in Manchester -OR- London

 
By on Tuesday, 7th February 2017 at 11:00 am
 

Brother electropop duo Fenech-Soler just released their third album ‘Zilla’ on So Recordings. You can read my review of the LP through here. Following shows in New York City and Los Angeles, Ben and Ross Duffy will head out on a UK tour in late February into early March. Thanks to the lovely people at Gigs and Tours, we’ve got a pair of tickets each to their Manchester Gorilla (the 28th of February) and London Heaven (the 1st of March). Want to win a pair? ‘course you do! Learn more about entering our contest below.

We need your name and your email address to contact you if you win. We’ll also need to know which of these two shows you want to win tickets for. Then you’ll need to answer this question about Fenech-Soler: What town in England are they originally from? From all the correct entries, we’ll choose a lucky winner at random. Be quick and be sure to get your entry in before the contest closes this Friday, the 10th of February, at 5 PM UK time. Any duplicate or incomplete entries will be discarded. Good luck to all! In case you want to buy tickets to tickets to their tour in February and March, I’ve listed the tour dates below. To read more of our coverage here on TGTF on Fenech-Soler, follow this link.

Friday 24th February 2017 – Brighton Patterns
Saturday 25th February 2017 – Norwich Waterfront
Monday 27th February 2017 – Bristol Thekla
Tuesday 28th February 2017 – Manchester Gorilla
Wednesday 1st March 2017 – London Heaven
Saturday 4th March 2017 – Nottingham Stealth

This contest is now closed. The winner has been contacted by email.

 

WIN / Tickets to see White Lies in Newcastle, Sheffield -OR- Hull

 
By on Monday, 6th February 2017 at 11:00 am
 

The weather might be cold, but we’ve got something to warm the cockles of your heart and for the next few weeks. Our friends at Gigs and Tours have given us a few pairs of tickets to a tour I can personally attest to being one of the hottest tickets in town. White Lies will be supporting their newest album ‘Friends’ released last autumn on a headline UK tour starting the 23rd of February in Newcastle. You can read my full report from the Washington, DC show last Wednesday at the 9:30 Club here. We’ve got a pair each to their Newcastle (the 23rd of February), Sheffield (the 24th of February) and Hull (the 3rd of March) gigs.

Want to win? Follow these directions to enter. We’ll first need your name and your email address to contact you if you win. We’ll also need to know which show you wish to win tickets for. Then answer this question about their latest record: What is the first single that was released from ‘Friends’? From all the entries, we’ll choose a lucky winner from all the correct ones we receive. Be sure to get your entry in before we close the contest this Thursday at 5 PM UK time. Any duplicate or incomplete entries will be discarded. Good luck to all! In case you want to buy tickets to tickets to the tour, I’ve listed the tour dates below. To read more of TGTF’s coverage on White Lies, go here.

Thursday 23rd February 2017 – Newcastle Academy
Friday 24th February 2017 – Sheffield Academy
Saturday 25th February 2017 – Oxford Academy
Monday 27th February 2017 – Cardiff University
Tuesday 28th February 2017 – Leicester Academy
Thursday 2nd March 2017 – Portsmouth Pyramids
Friday 3rd March 2017 – Hull University
Saturday 4th March 2017 – London Troxy
Monday 6th March 2017 – Preston Guildhall
Tuesday 7th March 2017 – Aberdeen Garage
Wednesday 8th March 2017 – Edinburgh Potterrow
Thursday 9th March 2017 – Hatfield Forum
Saturday 11th March 2017 – Keele University
Sunday 12th March 2017 – Norwich UEA

This contest is now closed. The winners have been contacted, so please check your inbox to see if you’ve won.

 

The Wytches / February, March and April 2017 UK Tour

 
By on Monday, 6th February 2017 at 9:00 am
 

Brighton band The Wytches released their second album ‘All Your Happy Life’ last autumn on Heavenly Recordings. Want to read Steven’s review of the long player? Head this way. They’ve announced a long series of dates for the first half of this year, comprising both headline dates and spring music festival appearances from late February through to April. Tickets are on sale now to the following dates. You can watch their behind-the-scenes video for ‘Bone Weary’ just below the tour date listing. You can catch up on TGTF’s past coverage of the Watches through here.

Monday 27th February 2017 – Hull Polar Bear
Tuesday 28th February 2017 – York Crescent
Wednesday 1st March 2017 – Leicester Cookie
Friday 3rd March 2017 – Sheffield Outlines Festival
Saturday 4th March 2017 – Scunthorpe Café Independent,
Monday 3rd April 2017 – Guilford Boileroom
Tuesday 4th April 2017 – Norwich Waterfront Studio
Wednesday 5th April – St. Albans Horn
Thursday 6th April 2017 – Reading Face Bar
Friday 7th April 2017 – Manchester Sound Control
Saturday 8th April – London Flying Vinyl Festival
Sunday 9th April 2017 – Tunbridge Wells Forum
Wednesday 19th April 2017 – Cambridge Portland Arms
Thursday 20th April 2017 – Preston Ferret
Friday 21st April 2017 – Stockton on Tees Georgian Theatre
Saturday 22nd April 2017 – Liverpool Wrong Festival
Sunday 23rd April 2017 – Southampton Joiners
Monday 24th April 2017 – Cardiff Clwb Ifor Bach

 

Clean Cut Kid / April and May 2017 UK Tour

 
By on Friday, 3rd February 2017 at 9:00 am
 

Liverpool band Clean Cut Kid have just announced a headline tour of the UK for this April and May, starting in Glasgow on the 28th of April, stopping off in London on the 10th of May, and ending with a homecoming show at the Liverpool Academy on the 20th of May. The band have already released a string of hit singles, including ‘Vitamin C’, ‘Runaway’ and ‘Make Believe’, and are currently in the process of recording their debut LP. You can check out their video for ‘We Used to Be in Love’ at the bottom of the page.

Tickets for the following shows will be available starting today, Friday the 3rd of February, at 10 AM. TGTF’s previous coverage of Clean Cut Kid is gathered right back here.

Friday 28th April 2017 – Glasgow King Tut’s
Saturday 6th May 2017 – Birmingham Institute
Monday 8th May 2017 – Bristol Exchange
Tuesday 9th May 2017 – Brighton Patterns
Wednesday 10th May 2017 – London Scala
Friday 12th May 2017 – Manchester Sound Control
Saturday 20th May 2017 – Liverpool Academy

 

Rat Boy / April and May 2017 UK Tour

 
By on Tuesday, 31st January 2017 at 9:00 am
 

Jordan Cardy, a Hip-hop and punk artist and producer better known under his pseudonym Rat Boy, has announced his biggest UK tour to date. And we mean biggest: this series of dates culminates in a massive show at London’s Roundhouse on the 6th of May. Why all the fuss? We hear that new Rat Boy material is on its way to being unveiled, so keep your ears close to the ground. (You know, because you know, rats, they have short little legs…I know, bad joke.) Tickets to this tour go on sale this Friday, the 3rd of February, at 9 AM. To go back through TGTF’s back catalogue of coverage on Cardy’s project, use this link.

Tuesday 25th April 2017 – Glasgow ABC
Wednesday 26th April 2017 – Leeds University Union
Thursday 27th April 2017 – Newcastle University
Friday 28th April 2017 – Stoke Sugarmill
Saturday 29th April 2017 – Oxford Academy
Monday 1st May 2017 – Norwich Waterfront
Tuesday 2nd May 2017 – Birmingham Institute 1
Wednesday 3rd May 2017 – Bristol Bierkeller
Friday 5th May 2017 – Manchester Academy
Saturday 6th May 2017 – London Roundhouse

 
 
 

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