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Tegan and Sara return to UK

Tegan and SaraTegan and Sara return with the October 26th release of their new album ‘Sainthood’ on Vapor / Sire / Warner Bros. Records. The album follows their acclaimed 2007 album ‘The Con’ that won praise from publications including The Guardian, NME, Observer Music Monthly and Time Out. The duo will follow the album’s release with three UK dates in November.  Tegan and Sara recorded ‘Sainthood’ at Sound City, Los Angeles and Seattle’s Two Sticks. Production was handled by Death Cab For Cutie’s Chris Walla with Howard Redekopp and Dave Sardy (Oasis, The Ting Tings) on mixing duties.  ‘Sainthood’ addresses secular Continue reading →

Gary Moore announces 10 date UK tour

garymooreGary Moore has announced a 10 date UK Tour in October and November 2009 starting at Oxford New Theatre on Saturday 17th October and ending at London’s O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire on Sunday 1st November.

Gary Moore is acknowledged as one of the finest guitarists that the British Isles has ever produced. In a career that dates back to the sixties Moore has graced the line-ups of several notable rock bands including Thin Lizzy, Collosseum II and Skid Row, to name but three, and to this day maintains a highly successful solo career.

‘Bad For You Baby’ is Gary Moore’s latest studio album, Gary continues with the sequence of blues rock albums that he began on Eagle Records with ‘Old, New, Ballads, Blues’ and continued on ‘Close As You Get’. Mixing predominantly original tunes with a few Blues classics that Gary has rediscovered, ‘Bad For You Baby’ reaffirms Moore’s exceptional talent as a guitarist and his deep insight into and feel for the Blues as a living musical form.

With the release of ‘Bad For You Baby’, Gary Moore has never sounded so good and to see him live he will be playing at the following venues:

OCTOBER
Sat 17 OXFORD NEW THEATRE 0844 847 1585
Sun 18 LINCOLN ENGINE SHED 0844 888 8766
Tue 20 IPSWICH REGENT 01473 433 100
Wed 21 BIRMINGHAM 02 ACADEMY 0844 477 2000
Fri 23 LIVERPOOL 02 ACADEMY 0844 477 2000
Sat 24 BOURNEMOUTH OPERA HOUSE 0870 198 9898
Mon 26 CARDIFF ST DAVIDS HALL 029 2087 8444
Thu 29 EDINBURGH PICTURE HOUSE 0844 499 9990
Fri 30 ABERDEEN MUSIC HALL 0844 499 9990

NOVEMBER
Sun 01 SHEPHERDS BUSH EMPIRE 0844 477 2000

Bloc Party release a brand new single ‘One More Chance’

bloc-party-rtBloc Party release a brand new single ‘One More Chance’ on the 10 August 2009 through Wichita Recordings.  The previously unreleased track was recorded in April with Jacknife Lee (REM) and mixed in Paris with Phillipe Zdar (Phoenix,Cassius).   In other Bloc Party news, The band are set to play the iTunes Festival at London’s Roundhouse on the 20th of July with support from Delphic and The Invisible. Tickets are free, but competition winners only and available from: http://www.ituneslive.co.uk and www.facebook.com/iTunesEU.  The band will perform as second headliners on the main stage at the Reading and Leeds Festival. They play Leeds on Saturday 29 August and Reading on Sunday 30 August.  After the festivals have ended, Bloc Party will embark on their biggest UK tour to date; the month long BLOCTOBER tour.

Dates as follows:

October
02 – Empress Ballroom, Blackpool
03 – Picture House, Edinburgh
04 – Iron Works, Inverness
06 – Music Hall, Aberdeen
07 – Alhambra, Dunfermline
08 – City Hall, Hull
10 – Academy, Sheffield
11 – Academy, Leeds
12 – Engine Shed, Lincoln
14 – Victoria Hall, Stoke
15 – Academy, Birmingham
16 – Centre, Newport
18 – Arena, Llandudno
19 – University, Liverpool
20 – Academy, Bristol
22 – Hall for Cornwall, Truro
23 – Pavillion, Plymouth
24 – Centre, Brighton
26 – Cliffs Pavilion, Southend
27 – Corn Exchange, Cambridge
28 – Rock City, Nottingham
30 – Rivermead, Reading
31 – Bic, Bournemouth

Bloc Party release brand new single ‘One More Chance’

bloc-party-rtvBloc Party, release a brand new single One More Chance on the 10th August 2009 through Wichita Recordings. The previously unreleased track was recorded in April with Jacknife Lee (REM) and mixed in Paris with Phillipe Zdar (Phoenix,Cassius). One More Chance will be aired for the first time on Zane Lowe’s show this Thursday 18th June.  Bloc Party are set to play the biggest ever iTunes Festival at The Roundhouse in London on 20 July with support from Delphic and The Invisible. Tickets are free for competition winners and details can be found here: http://www.ituneslive.co.uk and www.facebook.com/iTunesEU. Each performance will be recorded and sold exclusively on all 22 iTunes Stores worldwide.  The band are to headline the 2nd stage at Glastonbury on Friday 26th June and will perform as second headliners on the main stage at the Reading and Leeds Festival. They play Leeds on Saturday 29th August and Reading on Sunday 30th August.  If that weren’t enough, Bloc Party will be playing a VERY special Glastonbury warm-up show at the Garage in London on Thursday the 25th of June. The venue doesn’t official open until Friday the 26th, so this is the pre-opening party and is in aid of Trekstock in association with The Teenage Cancer Trust. The Garage is one of the few London venues the band have not played, so it’s going to be a very special night.  After the festivals have ended, Bloc Party will embark on their biggest UK tour to date; the month long BLOCTOBER tour.

Dates as follows:

October
Fri 2nd Blackpool Empress Ballroom
Sat 3rd Edinburgh Picture House
Sun 4th Inverness Iron Works
Tue 6th Aberdeen Music Hall
Wed 7th Dunfermline Alhambra
Thur 8th Hull City Hall
Sat 10th Sheffield Academy
Sun 11th Leeds Academy
Mon 12th Lincoln Engine Shed
Wed 14th Stoke Victoria Hall
Thur 15th Birmingham Academy
Fri 16th Newport Centre
Sun 18th Llandudno Arena
Mon 19th Liverpool University
Tue 20th Bristol Academy
Thur 22nd Truro Hall
Fri 23rd Plymouth Pavilion
Sat 24th Brighton Centre
Mon 26th Southend Cliffs Pavilion
Tue 27th Cambridge Corn Exchange
Wed 28th Nottingham Rock City
Fri 30th Reading Rivermead
Sat 31st Bournemouth BIC

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