London and Manchester dates will follow gig run

Edwyn Collins has announced details of a new Scottish tour, which will be followed by dates in Manchester and London.

The former Orange Juice frontman had been set to undertake the tour in 2005, but it was cancelled due to him suffering a stroke and the subsequent recovery process.

Now the tour will kick off in Kirkwall, Orkney, and will pass through locations including Helmsdale, Portree in Skye and Stornoway in Lewis. Support will come from 1990s.

After the Scottish dates he will play at the Manchester Deaf Institute (October 27) then at the London Bloomsbury Ballroom (November 7).

Edwyn Collins will play:

Kirkwall Fusion (October 14)
Thurso Skinandies (15)
Helmsdale Community Centre (16)
Aberdeen Lemon Tree (18)
Inverness Ironworks (19)
Portree Aros (21)
Fort William Fired Art (22)
Stornoway An Lanntair (23)
Glasgow ABC (25)
Manchester Deaf Institute (27)
London Bloomsbury Ballroom (November 7)

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