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Embrace – The Good Will Out Tour March 2019

Embrace celebrate the 21st anniversary of their debut album, The Good Will Out, with a ten date UK tour in March next year, including a prestigious show at the London Roundhouse, playing their seminal album in full. Released in 1998, The Good Will Out became one of the fastest selling debut albums by a British artist, certified Gold on the day of release and charting at #1 in the UK album… Keep Reading

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Walter Trout Announces November 2018 UK Tour Dates

Following the release of the stunning collaboration album ‘We’re All In This Together’ in September 2017, Walter Trout will be returning to the UK for 5 dates. His tour will start at The Robin in Bilston on Sunday 25 November and travel through The Picturedrome in Holmfirth, Oran Mor in Glasgow, Wylam Brewery in Newcastle and finishing at Planet Rockstock in Trecco Bay, Wales. Talking about coming back for the… Keep Reading

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DMA’s Announce December Tour Dates

DMA’S have announced their return to the UK with a headline tour this December, full dates as below. Tickets will be available for pre-sale on Wednesday 12 September at 10am and go on general sale on Friday 14 September at 10am.  DMA’S second album, FOR NOW, was released in April and charted in the UK at #13 in the official album chart and #2 in the independent album chart, a… Keep Reading

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THE WILD (eOne) Announce Vinyl Release; UK Headline Tour

No b*llshit Canadian rockers The Wild! have announced their first ever UK/Germany headline tour at the end of 2018. To coincide they will release new album Wild At Heart on vinyl on this October via Entertainment One. Frontman and guitarist Dylan Villian commented “2 years later and this album just won’t quit! And what better way to keep things rolling by releasing this album on vinyl! Myself and our producer, Mike Fraser (AC/DC, Metallica,… Keep Reading

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U2 Announce Huge UK, Ireland & European Tour

Tour will visit 9 countries across Europe including: UK, Ireland, Germany, France, Portugal, Spain, Italy, Denmark and the Netherlands “U2’s triumph is producing one of the most unforgettable arena shows most people will have seen.” – The Independent The European leg of U2’s eXPERIENCE + iNNOCENCE Tour kicked off in Berlin on 31st August, ahead of a string of European dates to include Cologne, Paris, Madrid, Copenhagen, Hamburg, Amsterdam and… Keep Reading

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Big Boy Bloater & The LiMiTs UK Tour Starts This Week

Following the release of their latest album ‘Pills’ in June,  Big Boy Bloater & The LiMiTs will be on the road from September to October touring the UK. Following on from 2016’s Luxury Hobo, Surrey born Bloater re-focusses himself and Pills is a reflection of him having a clearer head. “I guess a lot of stuff happened on the Luxury Hobo tour. Maybe after the depression, my minds a bit more open and turned on to things,… Keep Reading

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The Kris Barras Band – September UK Tour Starts This Week

The Kris Barras Band will be hitting the road this week for his September UK headline tour. He has also announced an October UK Tour with Joanne Shaw Taylor as well as joining GUN for 3 dates in November and with Beth Hart in France for 8 dates. Barras is having a whirlwind start to the year. He released the stunning new album ‘The Divine And Dirty’ in March, when he… Keep Reading

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The Wombats Reveal New Single ‘Bee-Sting’ Ahead Of 2019 UK Arena Tour

Cementing themselves as one of the country’s finest live performers after a landmark set at Reading & Leeds Festival. The Wombats continue their indie onslaught by unveiling an outstanding new single in ‘BEE-STING’. The track serves as an example of the band’s ever-growing abilities to write the finest indie tunes and ignite crowds around the globe. “The weekend’s unlikely smash is the reinvention of The Wombats into a slick, synthesiser-augmented,… Keep Reading

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Courteeners Announced Major UK Winter Tour

Following the band’s penultimate slots on the main stage at this year’s Reading & Leeds Festivals and headline appearances at Neighbourhood Festival and Truck Festival, the band will play a huge UK tour in November/December including arena shows in Leeds, Liverpool, Glasgow, Newcastle and Hull, culminating in a return to London’s O2 Brixton Academy, their fifth headline show at the venue during their career. Support on the tour comes from… Keep Reading

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An Evening With Peter Hook & The Light Performing The Albums “Technique” & “Republic” By New Order

Having successfully toured the albums from Hooky’s previous bands for over eight years now, Peter Hook & The Light have now reached the late Eighties and early Nineties albums of New Order, “Technique” and “Republic” in their consecutive run and have announced a raft of dates for the first and third weekends of February 2019, taking in Nottingham, Holmfirth, Leeds, Brighton and Cardiff. These concerts follow the debut concerts for… Keep Reading

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The Magpie Salute Announce European Tour

Following the release of their debut studio album High Water I recently and a Sold-Out European acoustic run, The Magpie Salute will be returning to Europe for a full tour in November and December. The band will perform 26 shows in ten different countries during the tour.  Tickets go on sale this Friday 24th August. Produced by Rich Robinson and recorded at Dark Horse Studios in Nashville, TN, the 12-song High Water I represents a musical union of… Keep Reading

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Von Hertzen Brothers Announce December UK Headline Tour & Uriah Heep Support Tour

Following their incredible shows at Download Festival and Ramblin’ Man Fair this summer, the award winning Finnish rockers Von Hertzen Brothers have announced their December ‘War Is Over Tour Part 2’, The Tour includes playing Planet Rockstock, a headline run of 7 shows and supporting the mighty Uriah Heep on 5 shows. Their festival performances this summer has blown away both fans and critics with The Sun newspaper hailing their“sun-scorched… Keep Reading

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A TFI Friday Style Live Show is Coming To Manchester: Trashed TV Live

Full Lineup For Trashed TV Live Announced. Supported by Manchester brewers, Brewdog and hosted by the hilarious Gary Drury of Our Fold, and Meredith Peterson of Kendal Calling / Bluedot / Transmission and Manchesters, Off The Record, Trashed TV Live brings a fresh take on Manchester live entertainment scene.  A first for the city! A TFI Friday style live entertainment show is coming to Manchester and taking place at The Bread… Keep Reading

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Gomez Return To UK After Sell-Out Shows Celebrating 20th Anniversary Edition Of ‘Bring It On’

Due to the huge success of their Spring UK tour, Gomez will be returning this August and September to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of their Mercury Prize winning record ‘Bring It On’. UMC have also released a super deluxe box set containing: 35 previously unreleased tracks. The collection features 25 demos & 13 songs never released in any form by Gomez, including covers of Neil Young’s “Unknown Legend” and “T-Bone… Keep Reading

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Manchester Post-Punks LIINES Announce Summer Dates

Announced last month, LIINES play their biggest headline gig to date at Manchester’s legendary The Deaf Institute on 21 July, with London trio BERRIES and Manchester newcomers Threads. Over half the tickets have sold – their last headline gig, at Night People in March, sold out ahead of time. Tickets for the Deaf Institute show are available via alt. tickets and more information can be found on the event page.… Keep Reading

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James & The Charlatans UK Tour – December 2018

Following a hugely successful one-off show at Liverpool Echo Arena in 2016, two heavyweights of British music, James and The Charlatans, have announced a joint UK arena tour for December this year. Also released recently is the live video for Hank, taken from the forthcoming new James album Living In Extraordinary Times. Released on 3 August, their 15thstudio album is produced by Mercury and Brit Award winner Charlie Andrew [whose… Keep Reading

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The New Roses Headline ‘One More For The Road’ November-December 2018 UK Tour

Germany’s hottest young rock band The New Roses embark on an 11-date UK Headline Tour in November and December presented by Shock City Productions in association with Brainstorm Music Marketing AG. Special guests on the tour are British hard rock band DEPARTED, except for the shows in Carlisle (Heartbreak Remedy), Newcastle (Saints Of Arcadia) and Southampton (Voodoo Vegas), and The Brink. The band from the beautiful German region Rheingau had… Keep Reading

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808 State : 30″ Manchester Academy Homecoming Concert – Sat 21st Dec – Special Guest Announced – Pearson Sound

“808 State : 30” sees the band perform fan favourites from their five major albums in an entirely new set which also features exclusive new material from the band’s upcoming sixth album, “Transmission Suite”. Now some three decades since 808 State first came out with their game changing electronica, the band remain in a unique position as one of the prime originators of UK dance music, having arrived on the… Keep Reading

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Hacienda Classical To Return To Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall – Thurs 27th Sept – Back Where It All Began

Hacienda Classical with Manchester Camerata, the city’s experimental orchestra, is to return to where it’s incredible journey started out a little over two years ago for a very special celebratory concert at Manchester’s prestigious Bridgewater Hall on Thursday 27th September. Going back to where it began, since those early concerts the much acclaimed Hacienda / orchestra hybrid has sold out the best venues across the UK as well as taking… Keep Reading

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Bad Touch Announce New Album & UK Headline Tour

Bad Touch Sign Worldwide Deal With Marshall Records New Album “Shake A Leg” Released on Friday 5th October  Bad Touch are pleased to announce they have signed a worldwide album deal with Marshall Records. Their new album, “Shake A Leg”, will be released on Friday 5th October 2018. The band will support the release with their “Shake A Leg” 18-date UK headline tour that starts on Wednesday 14th October at Newcastle University Union. Planet… Keep Reading

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