Troubles will be playing live shows this month

Troubles, the band featuring former members of Hope Of The StatesSam Herlihy, Simon Jones, Mike Siddell and Michael Hibbert – have confirmed a series of shows.

The group originally started life as a side-project but following Hope Of The States’ shock split in August 2006, they started playing low-key shows.

The band are now heading out on a full UK tour, and plan to selling their new self-released debut eight-track EP at the dates.

The band play:

Leeds Brudenell Social Club (February 15)

Newcastle Northumbria University (16)

Lincoln Bivouac (17)

Portsmouth The Cellars (18)

Manchester Star & Garter (19)

Edinburgh Henrys (20)

Glasgow Barfly (21)

London The Legion (22)

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