Expect a visit from the Duke and the King

The Duke & The King are a soul-folk ensemble from the sticks of New York founded by Simone Felice and Bobbie Bird Burke, featuring the sensational Simi Stone and The Reverend Loveday. Named after the travelling Shakeseprean hustlers in "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn", these curios band of rebels have found an unexpected home together. In just a short time since the release of their debut album The Duke & The King have garned a barrage of international acclaim, earning comparisons to some of pop history's most hallowed acts, from Crosby, Still Nash and Young to Smokey Robinson, Donovan, Sly & The Family Stone and Simon & Garfunkel. The Duke & The King are returning to the UK in spring, for a string of UK and Irish dates:

16th April - Birmingham, Academy
17th April - Portsmouth, Wedgewood
20th April - Nottingham, Rescue Rooms
21st April - Leeds, Hi-Fi
22nd April - Bristol, Thekla
24th April - Norwich, Arts Centre
25th April - Manchester, Ruby Lounge
26th April - Newcastle, Cluny
27th April - Glasgow, Kings Tuts
29th April - Belfast, Auntie Annies
30th April - Dublin, Academy 2
1st May - Kilkenny Festival
2nd May - Kilkenny Festival

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