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The Dears / October 2017 UK/Irish Tour

By on Thursday, 29th June 2017 at 9:00 am

Header photo by Richmond Lam

Montreal indie rock duo The Dears have announced a UK and Irish tour for this autumn, in support of their new album ‘Times Infinity Volume Two’. The new LP is due out on the 14th of July and includes the rather shockingly titled single ‘I’m Sorry That I Wished You Dead’. Have a listen to the stream just below the tour date listing.

Ahead of the UK and Irish shows, The Dears have scheduled a one-off date at Montreal’s La Tulipe for the 15th of September. Check their official Facebook for a full listing of upcoming shows. Tickets for the following live dates are available now. TGTF’s ongoing coverage of The Dears is collected here.

Thursday 5th October 2017 – Oxford Academy 2
Friday 6th October 2017 – Brighton Haunt
Saturday 7th October 2017 – London Oslo
Monday 9th October 2017 – Portsmouth Wedgewood Rooms
Tuesday 10th October 2017 – Manchester Deaf Institute
Wednesday 11th October 2017 – Newcastle Academy 2
Thursday 12th October 2017 – Glasgow King Tut’s
Friday 13th October 2017 – Liverpool Academy 2
Sunday 15th October 2017 – Dublin Grand Social
Monday 16th October 2017 – Belfast Empire Music Hall


Barns Courtney / September and October 2017 UK Tour

By on Monday, 19th June 2017 at 9:00 am

If you read our recent review of Barns Courtney‘s new single ‘Golden Dandelions’, you’ll have seen already that the English-American rocker had announced a pair of shows in Scotland for this autumn, following the summer festival season. Courtney has now announced a fully-fledged UK tour, including those two Scottish shows in September and a date at London’s Dingwalls on the 5th of October.

Tickets for the following shows will go on sale tomorrow, Tuesday, the 20th of June. Our previous coverage of Barns Courtney, including a live review from SXSW 2016, is right back here. If you haven’t heard it already, you can check out Courtney’s hit single ‘Fire’ just below the tour date listing.

Friday 15th September 2017 – Brighton Hope and Ruin
Saturday 16th September 2017 – Leicester Cookie
Monday 18th September 2017 – Newcastle Think Tank
Tuesday 19th September 2017 – Edinburgh Voodoo Rooms
Wednesday 20th September 2017 – Glasgow Hug and Pint
Friday 22nd September 2017 – Manchester Soup Kitchen
Saturday 23rd September 2017 – Sheffield Picture House Social
Monday 25th September 2017 – Bristol Louisiana
Tuesday 26th September 2017 – Oxford Cellar
Thursday 5th October 2017 – London Dingwalls



Wolf Alice / November 2017 UK/Irish Tour

By on Thursday, 15th June 2017 at 9:00 am

Good news, Wolf Alice fans. They have a new album out this autumn. The follow-up to their 2015 debut ‘My Love is Cool’, ‘Visions of a Life’, will be out on the 29th of September on Dirty Hit Records. They’ll be out on tour in the UK and Ireland in November to support this upcoming long player. Tickets to the tour dates listed below are on sale tomorrow, the 16th of June, at 9 AM. To have a punch in the face taste of the album, you can watch first track and purposely incendiary ‘Yuk Foo’ through here, which isn’t for the faint of heart; I won’t be posting it here. To read more on Wolf Alice here on TGTF, follow this link.

Wednesday 8th November 2017 – Bristol Academy
Thursday 9th November 2017 – Manchester Apollo
Saturday 11th November 2017 – Glasgow Barrowlands
Monday 13th November 2017 – Newcastle Academy
Wednesday 15th November 2017 – Nottingham Rock City
Thursday 16th November 2017 – Birmingham Academy
Friday 17th November 2017 – Norwich UEA
Saturday 18th November 2017 – Leeds Academy
Monday 20nd November 2017 – Brighton Domes
Tuesday 21st November 2017 – Southampton Guildhall
Friday 24th November 2017 – London Alexandra Palace
Monday 27th November 2017 – Belfast Ulster Hall
Tuesday 28th November 2017 – Dublin Olympia


Ibeyi / October 2017 English Tour

By on Wednesday, 14th June 2017 at 9:00 am

French/Cuban sister act Ibeyi have announced a trio of live dates in England in October. Tickets go on sale this Friday, the 16th of June at 9 AM. The twins have also revealed they will be releasing their sophomore album later this year on XL Recordings. Their self-titled debut wowed crowds when performed live at SXSW 2015. You can have a listen to the first taster from the upcoming LP, ‘Away Away’, in its promo video form below the tour dates. To read all of our past coverage on Ibeyi, go here.

Wednesday 18th October 2017 – Bristol Thekla
Thursday 19th October 2017 – London Shoreditch Town Hall
Friday 20th October 2017 – Manchester Band on the Wall



Good Charlotte / November and December 2017 UK Tour

By on Monday, 12th June 2017 at 9:00 am

Maryland pop-punk icons Good Charlotte have announced a series of shows for this winter in the UK. The presale for these tickets begins on Wednesday, the 15th of June, at 9 AM. The general sale will follow on Friday, the 17th of June, at 9 AM. If you need some further persuasion, you can watch the Americans’ new live gig video for ‘Keep Swingin’ ft. Kellin Quinn directly under the tour date listing. Past coverage of Good Charlotte here on TGTF can be found through here.

Monday 27th November 2017 – Southampton Guildhall
Tuesday 28th November 2017 – Nottingham Rock City
Thursday 30th November 2017 – Glasgow Barrowland
Friday 1st December 2017 – Birmingham Academy
Saturday 2nd December 2017 – Manchester Academy
Sunday 3rd December 2017 – London Brixton Academy



Sundara Karma / September and October 2017 UK Tour

By on Wednesday, 7th June 2017 at 9:00 am

Following their headline turn at Dot to Dot 2017 and ahead of summer festival appearances, SXSW 2017 alumni Sundara Karma have announced a new headline tour for this autumn. The band from Reading released their debut album ‘Youth is Only Fun in Retrospect’ back in January. The album is out now on RCA Records / Chess Club. Tickets to this tour go on sale this Friday, the 9th of June. To read more of TGTF’s past coverage on Sundara Karma, use this link.

Wednesday 27th September 2017 – Cardiff Tramshed
Thursday 28th September 2017 – Bristol Academy
Friday 29th September 2017 – Southampton 1865
Saturday 30th September 2017 – Nottingham Rock City
Sunday 1st October 2017 – Glasgow ABC
Tuesday 3rd October 2017 – Manchester Academy
Wednesday 4th October 2017 – Coventry Empire
Thursday 5th October 2017 – London Brixton Academy
Friday 6th October 2017 – Liverpool Guild of Students
Saturday 7th October 2017 – Sheffield Plug


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