Music news round-up: Weds 16 May
Ultravox follow the release of their forthcoming new album Brilliant (28 May) with a UK tour. Starting in Bristol, this will be the first time the band have played live since their ‘Return To Eden’ reformation shows of 2009.
FRIDAY 21 BRISTOL COLSTON HALL
SATURDAY 22 OXFORD NEW THEATRE
SUNDAY 23 PORTSMOUTH GUILDHALL
TUESDAY 25 NOTTINGHAM ROYAL CENTRE
WEDNESDAY 26 BIRMINGHAM SYMPHONY HALL
THURSDAY 27 HMV APOLLO HAMMERSMITH
SATURDAY 29 GUILDFORD G LIVE
SUNDAY 30 MANCHESTER PALACE THEATRE
TUESDAY 2 SOUTHEND CLIFFS PAVILION
WEDNESDAY 3 IPSWICH REGENT THEATRE
THURSDAY 4 SHEFFIELD CITY HALL
SATURDAY 6 BLACKPOOL OPERA HOUSE
SUNDAY 7 GLASGOW CLYDE AUDITORIUM
MONDAY 8 GATESHEAD SAGE
British rock trio Wideboy Generation release their debut album No Time To Be Shy on July 16th, 2012. The album was produced and engineered by the John Cornfield (Muse, Oasis, Stone Roses, Cast) in his south Cornwall studio.
Following the release of his debut LP Lucky Shiner back in 2010, a record that won The Guardian’s First Album Award, Gold Panda – has announced a new 7” ‘Mountain/Financial District’ and a selected tour of live dates and festival appearances.
June UK dates:
2nd London - Field Day Festival UK 10th Manchester - Parklife Festival UK
10th Manchester - Parklife Festival UK
The new single 'Weathervanes and Chemicals' from award-winning Norwegian indie-pop outfit Team Me, is now available for free download. Taken from the debut album To The Treetops! released earlier this year, the single is a fan favourite and until now has only been available online to stream.
Team Me - Weathervanes and Chemicals by Anorak London
Hop Farm Music Festival has announced the final acts for this year's festival. Additions to the line-up include Jose Gonzalez, Athlete, Nitin Sawhney, Taj Mahal and I Am Kloot.
The festival takes place at Paddock Wood, Kent on 29 June - 1 July.
Sparrow have released a new video to forthcoming single, ‘Move’ and announced new tour dates.
Following the band’s recent packed show at this year’s Great Escape festival, they will play a series of shows around the album and single releases:
- Fri 18th May 2012, Proud Galleries, Camden, London. (album launch show)
- Wed 23rd May 2012, Resident (instore show at 6pm), Brighton
- Sat 2nd June 2012, Meadowlands Festival, Lewes n/ Brighton
- Sat 9th June 2012, Play, Reading
- Thu 14th June 2012, The Cooler, Bristol
- Thu 21st June 2012, The Pavilion Theatre, Brighton
- Fri 27th July 2012, The Haunt, Brighton
Trailer Trash Traceys have issued a video for their new single 'Los Angered'.