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Music news round-up: Monday 3rd March

Pennsylvania-born singer-songwriter Vikesh Kapoor, who is set to release his debut album The Ballad Of Willy Robbins on 14th April, has been confirmed as support for The Handsome Family on the UK and Ireland leg of their European tour in May.

05 May – BELFAST, Black Box
06 May – LIMERICK, Dolans
07 May – CORK, Crane Lane Theatre
09 May – MANCHESTER, Deaf Institute
10 May – HEBDEN BRIDGE, Trades Club
11 May – SWANSEA, The Garage
12 May – BRIGHTON, Komedia
14 May – LONDON, 100 Club
16 May – NEWBURY, Arlington Arts Centre

Nick Mulvey has added a Manchester date to his largely sold out tour. He now plays London's Village Underground on the 20th May and Manchester's Gorilla venue the night before. The shows follow the release of his First Mind album, out on the 12th May through Fiction Records.

3rd March - Glee Club, Birmingham SOLD OUT
4th March - The Harley, Sheffield SOLD OUT
5th March - Electric Circus, Edinburgh
8th March - Art Bar, Oxford SOLD OUT
9th March - Central Library, Liverpool
10th March - Arts Club, Norwich
11th March - The Scala, London SOLD OUT
19th May - Gorilla, Manchester NEW DATE
20th May - Village Underground, London NEW DATE

The Afghan Whigs have confirmed to return to the UK for the first time since their reunion shows in 2012. The band’s first new album in sixteen years Do To The Beast is scheduled for release on April 14th.

15th London – Electric Ballroom
17th Manchester – Cathedral
18th Glasgow – Oran Mor

Returning after a four year hiatus Oxford’s Winnebago Deal recently re-united for two shows and will release their new EP on 19th April. The Bail Out EP will be released through Dry Heave Records as a limited 7” red vinyl with download. There will also be a very limited ‘collectors edition’ on deluxe swirl vinyl available via mail order only. The EP will be released digitally on 21st April.

OFF! have just shared a second taste of their forthcoming album Wasted Years out 7th April on VICE Records.

Punk poet iTCH has announced a headline show at London’s 100 Club on 6th May. The venue will host his first UK headline show following the release of his debut album The Deep End, which is released March 24th via Red Bull Records.

The show takes places after iTCH finishes his second tour of the UK this year with Dan Le Sac VS Scroobius Pip. Full tour dates below.

22nd Wolves Slade Rooms*
23rd Preston 53 Degrees*
24th Liverpool East Village*
25th Warwick Warwick Arts Centre*
26th Chester The Live Rooms*
27th Reading Sub 89*
28th Plymouth White Rabbit*
29th Bournemouth Old Fire Station*

1st Bath Komedia*
3rd Nottingham Rescue *
6th London 100 Club – HEADLINE SHOW

* with Dan Le Sac VS Scroobius Pip

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