Singer-songwriter will return for seven shows in early 2012

Jonathan Richman has announced a seven-date UK tour for February 2012.

Richman, who was formerly the frontman of The Modern Lovers, released his most recent solo album ‘O Moon, Queen Of Night On Earth’ last year and played a successful London residency in support of it.

He returns for seven further shows in February 2012, which begin at Bangor’s Hendre Hall on February 23 and end on March 2 at London’s Union Chapel.

Richman will perform at three London venues on the tour, with shows at Bush Hall and The Tabernacle preceding the Union Chapel show.

Jonathan Richman will play:

Bangor Hendre Hall (February 23)
Leeds Brudenell Social Club (25)
Liverpool Kazimier (26)
Cardiff Clwb Ifor Bach (28)
London Bush Hall (29)
London Tabernacle (March 1)
London Union Chapel (2)

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