It’s been a year of brilliant tours, and there are still lots to come. Starting here…After the release of Arctic Monkeys’ fifth album, ‘AM’, last month, the group begin a 9-date jaunt starting in Newcastle on October 22. The tour comes to the capital with two shows at London’s Earls Court on October 25/26 before finishing with a hometown show in Sheffield (November 2).
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Following the release of ‘Walking On A Pretty Daze’ earlier this year, Kurt Vile & The Violators are gearing up for a week-long UK tour in December. The dates start at the O2 Shepherds Bush Empire in London on the 11th, and run through to the 17th, when they will play Brighton’s Concorde 2.
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Lindsey Troy and Julie Edwards bring their barrage of blues-rock riffs to the UK once more, with dates in Sheffield (28 October), Oxford (30), Brighton (Nov 1), Bristol (2), Nottingham (4), Manchester (5), Birmingham (7), Leeds (8), Newcastle (10), Edinburgh (11), Glasgow (12) and London (14).
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The days are getting shorter, the air is getting brisker and winter is taking hold… what better time for Sigur Ros’s icy post-rock epics to storm the UK? Jonsi and his band play three dates this November including Nottingham (November 19), Brighton Centre (20) and Wembley Arena, London (21).
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Haim just can’t stay away from British shores, returning soon after a month long stay in the country around the release of debut album ‘Days Are Gone’ to play astring of dates in December, including a night at London’s Kentish Town Forum on December 10.
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