UK TOUR NEWS APRIL  MAY

Upcoming concerts and tours in the UK and Ireland...

Who’s on and where in the next two months…

Alabama 3 Galway GPO (May 7), Dublin Music Centre (8), Belfast Limelight (10), Liverpool Lomax (13), Glasgow King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut (14), Edinburgh Venue (15), Manchester Hop & Grape (16), Cambridge Junction (18), Brighton Beachcomber (19), Portsmouth Pyramid (20) and London WC2 Astoria (21).

BABYBIRD Colchester Arts Centre (April 25 & 26) and London Bloomsbury Theatre (27).

BEAKER London Highbury Garage (April 3) and Oxford Zodiac (25).

CHINA DRUM Wolverhampton Varsity (April 4), Sheffield Leadmill (5), Derby The Loft (6), Newcastle Riverside (7), Edinburgh Venue (8), Aberdeen The Works (9), Dundee Westport Bar (10), Glasgow Nice’N’Sleazy (11), Manchester Hop & Grape (13), Bristol Fleece & Firkin (14), London WC2 LA2 (15), Portsmouth Wedgewood Rooms (16), Reading Alleycat (17) and Middlesbrough Arena (18).

COME London King’s Cross Water Rats (April 15), Preston Adelphi (May 23), Glasgow King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut (24), Dublin Music Box (26) and London Highbury Garage (28).

THE DANDY WARHOLS Sheffield University (April 18), Liverpool Lomax (20), Manchester Hop & Grape (21), London WC2 LA2 (22), Milton Keynes Woughton Centre (25), Bristol Fleece & Firkin (26), Reading Alleycat (28) and Southampton University (29).

DAWN OF THE REPLICANTS Norwich Arts Centre (April 6), London Sedly Street Rheingold Club (7), Preston Adelphi (24), Carlisle Richmond (25), Derby The Loft (May 5), Birmingham Flapper & Firkin (6), Exeter Cavern (7), Oxford The Point (8), Bradford Esquires (9), Cardiff Club Ifor Bach (11), London Camden Dingwalls (12), Cheltenham Axiom Centre (13), Manchester Roadhouse (14), Leeds Joseph’s Well (15), Edinburgh La Belle Angele (20), Aberdeen The Works (21) and Glasgow King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut (23).

DUST JUNKYS Glasgow Cathouse (April 2), Dundee Purple Rooms (3), Aberdeen Lemon Tree (4), Edinburgh Venue (5), Leeds Duchess Of York (7), Manchester Sankey’s Soap (8), Newcastle Riverside (10), Middlesbrough Arena (11), Nottingham Rock City (12), Birmingham Irish Centre (14) and Harlow The Square (15). G LOVE & SPECIAL SAUCE Manchester Sankey’s Soap (April 1), Newcastle Riverside (2), Glasgow Garage (3), Leeds Duchess Of York (4), Birmingham Bierkeller (6), Brighton Pavilion (8) and London WC2 Astoria (9).

GOMEZ Manchester Roadhouse (April 22), Glasgow King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut (23), Wolverhampton Varsity (24), Bristol Louisiana (25), Brighton Richmond (26), Norwich Fat Pauly’s (27), Colchester Arts Centre (29) and London Camden Dingwalls (30).

HEADSWIM Reading Alleycat (May 11), Bristol Fleece & Firkin (12), Tunbridge Wells Forum (14), Maidstone Union Bar (15), Hastings Crypt (16), Colchester Arts Centre (17), Norwich Waterfront (19), Newcastle Riverside (20), Glasgow Garage (22), Sheffield Leadmill (23), Portsmouth Wedgewood Rooms (26), Cardiff Coal Exchange (27), London WC2 LA2 (29), Oxford Zodiac (30), Northampton Roadmenders (31), Manchester Hop & Grape (June 2), Wolverhampton Wulfrun Hall (3), Nottingham Rock City (4), Leeds Cockpit (6), Belfast Limelight (8) and Dublin Music Centre (9).

HOOKER Liverpool Lomax (April 1), Burnley Chaplin’s Bar (2), Burnley Carlton (10), Rawtenstall Rhythm Station (11), Deeside The Clwyd (24), Ellesmere Port Ellesmere Arms (25) and Kirkby Quarry Green Club (26).

IDLEWILD Glasgow Nice’N’Sleazy (April 21), Newcastle Riverside (28), Liverpool Lomax (29), Leeds Duchess Of York (30), Bristol Louisiana (May 1), Birmingham Flapper & Firkin (2), Norwich Fat Pauly’s (4), Brighton Concorde (5), London Highbury Garage (7) and Edinburgh Castle Rock (9).

THE JESUS & MARY CHAIN (pictured) Dumfries Loft (April 22), Glasgow Garage (23), Liverpool Lomax (24), Sheffield Boardwalk (26), London Camden Electric Ballroom (27) and Portsmouth Wedgewood Rooms (28).

MAGICDRIVE London EC1 Aquarium (April 2), Tunbridge Wells Forum (3) and Cardiff Club Ifor Bach (6). MERCEDES Brighton Concorde (May 12), London Camden Monarch (13), Cambridge Junction (14), Hartlepool New Studio (15), Liverpool Flying Picket (16), Sheffield Speak Easy (17) and Derby The Loft (18).

MOLOKO Reading Alleycat (May 1), Bath Moles (2), Plymouth University Cooperage (3), Brighton Honeycomb (4), Manchester Sankey’s Soap (6), Glasgow King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut (8), Middlesbrough Arena (9) and London EC1 Aquarium (11).

MONKEY MAFIA Winchester Creamfields (May 2), Bristol Fleece & Firkin (4), Norwich Waterfront (5), Liverpool Lomax (6), Manchester Sankey’s Soap (7), Middlesbrough Arena (8), Oxford Zodiac (9), Portsmouth Wedgewood Rooms (11) and Brighton Concorde (12).

NEW BOMB TURKS and MOUTHWASH play Leicester Princess Charlotte (April 7), Leeds Duchess Of York (8) and London Highbury Garage (9).

NOFX Nottingham Rock City (May 28), Glasgow University Queen Margaret Union (29) and Manchester Academy (31).

PM SCIENTISTS Newcastle Riverside (April 1), Liverpool RST (3), Sheffield Music Factory (11), Edinburgh La Belle Angele (17), Cardiff Club Ifor Bach (24), Bristol Easton Community Centre (25), Leeds Warehouse (May 1), Plymouth Cooperage (2) and Galway Heineken Festival (3).

ROYAL TRUX Brighton Concorde (May 13), London Highbury Garage (14), Manchester Hop & Grape (15), Leeds Duchess Of York (16) and Glasgow 13th Note (17).

SIX BY SEVEN Bedford Esquires (April 25), Chelmsford Y Club (26), Birmingham Flapper & Firkin (28), Leicester Princess Charlotte (29) and Newport TJs (30).

SPACEHOG Edinburgh Venue (April 11), Manchester Roadhouse (12), Wolverhampton Varsity (13) and London WC2 LA2 (14).

SPEAR OF DESTINY and HUGH CORNWELL Southend Chinnery’s (April 20), Dudley JB’s (21), Leeds Irish Centre (22), Nottingham Rock City (23), Sheffield Boardwalk (25), Glasgow Cathouse (26), London WC2 LA2 (27), Bristol Bierkeller (28), Stoke Wheatsheaf (30), Manchester Sankey’s Soap (May 1), Dublin Whelans (2) and Belfast Empire Music Hall (3).

THERAPY? Bedford Esquires (April 1), Nottingham Rock City (2), Newcastle Riverside (3), Sheffield Leadmill (May 2), Glasgow Garage (3), Manchester MDH (4), Wolverhampton Wulfrun Hall (6) and London Camden Electric Ballroom (7).