Alpinestars, Lo-Fidelity Allstars and Dirty Beatniks all feature on the Boutique Bands & Booze Tour...

Dirty Beatniks, Lo-Fidelity Allstars, Scratch Perverts, ALPINESTARS, REGULAR FRIES and SCANTY SANDWICH all feature on the BOUTIQUE BANDS & BOOZE TOUR, supported by NME.

The event is a tour of live acts and DJs, put together by club night Big Beat Boutique, which is a regular night at the Brighton Concorde 2 nightclub.

The tour will feature a selection of two to three live acts from a pool of five, as well as different DJs at each event. The tour is due to end with a show at the London Astoria on November 15.

A spokesperson for the Boutique explained to nme.com why they are going out on tour. She said: “They’re doing it to remind everyone that the Boutique isn’t just Norman Cook and Skint, it’s also about working with new bands, about talent and a way of promoting leftfield dance music. They want to remind people that is what they are good at, nurturing talent.”

The tour will call at: Northampton Roadmender (November 2) (live acts Dirty Beatniks, Alpinestars, South and DJs Scratch Perverts and Scanty Sandwich) Cardiff Ifor Bach (3) (live acts Dirty Beatniks, Alpinestars, South and DJs Scratch Perverts and Scanty Sandwich) Coventry University (4) (live acts Lo Fidelity Allstars, Dirty Beatniks, South and DJs Scratch Perverts and Scanty Sandwich) Aberdeen Lemon Tree (6) (live acts Dirty Beatniks, Alpinestars, South and DJ Mekon) Edinburgh Liquid Room (7) (live acts Dirty Beatniks, Alpinestars, South and DJ Mekon) Newcastle University (8) (live acts Lo Fidelity Allstars, Regular Fries and DJs Midfield General and Cut le Roc) Norwich Waterfront (9) (live acts Lo Fidelity Allstars, Regular Fries and DJs Midfield General and Cut le Roc) Leeds Cockpit (12) (live acts Regular Fries, Alpinestars and South, and DJs Future Shock and Scanty Sandwich) Cambridge Junction (13) (live acts Lo Fidelity Allstars and Regular Fries, and DJs Midfield General and Future Shock) Portsmouth Wedgewood Rooms (14) (live acts Regular Fries, Alpinestars and South, and DJs Future Shock and Scanty Sandwich) London Astoria (15) (live acts Alpinestars and Dirty Beatniks, and DJs Darren Emerson, Midfield General, Cut le Roc and Scanty Sandwich)

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