The Raconteurs star plays in support of his latest solo album

Brendan Benson has announced details of a new UK tour to take place this October.

The singer-songwriter will showcase his new solo album ‘My Old, Familiar Friend’, out on August 24, by playing a nine-date tour taking in cities including Bristol, Newcastle, Glasgow and London.

The tour is Benson‘s first in the UK as a solo artist since 2005, though he has played live with The Raconteurs more recently.

Brendan Benson plays the following dates:

Bristol Thekla (October 13)
Nottingham Rescue Rooms (14)
Leeds Cockpit (15)
Newcastle Sage (16)
Glasgow Oran Mor (17)
Manchester Academy3 (19)
Birmingham Academy3 (20)
London Electric Ballroom (21)
Brighton Komedia (22)

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