B&S UK PLAY PLUS LOOPER US PLAY

Also digital TV doco may be shown on BBC later this year plus US tour dates...

Belle & Sebastian‘s set at the Bowlie Festival last month will be broadcast on Radio 1 on July 5 on the Steve Lamaq show. Insiders say as much as 45 minutes could be broadcast.

Click here to read our full round up of Bowlie

A documentary about the band shown on Sunday on digital channel UK Play – available only to On Digital and Sky Digital subscribers – may be picked up by the BBC’s terrestrial service later this year, though no date has been set. The half hour programme was made by BMX Bandits frontman and Bowlie MC Duglas.

Meanwhile, B&S side project Looper have announced dates in the US & Canada next month at

San Diego Casbah (July 3) Irvine Oak Canyon Festival (4) Los Angeles Troubador (5) San Francisco Great American Music Hall (7) Eugene WOW Hall (8) Portland Cystal Ballroom (9) Seattle Aro Space (10) Vancouver Starfish Room (11) Minneapolis 400 Club (14) Chicago Empty Bottle (15) Chicago Shuba’s (16) Detroit The Shelter (17) Toronto El Mocambo (19) Boston Middle East (20) Philadelphia Theatre Of The Living Arts (21) Washington DC Black Cat (22) New York Tramps (23)