Gil Scott-Heron has announced plans to tour the UK in April.
Playing in support of his recently released album ‘I’m New Here’, the political poet and singer begins the tour in London on April 20.
Scott-Heron‘s first studio album since 1994, ‘I’m New Here’ was recorded in New York, following his 2007 release from jail on parole for drug-related charges.
Gil Scott-Heron will play:
London Royal Festival Hall (April 20)
Edinburgh HMV Picture House (21)
Aberdeen The Warehouse (22)
London Royal Festival Hall (24)
Manchester Opera House (25)
See this week’s issue of NME, on UK newsstands now, to read about NME‘s journey to track down Gil Scott-Heron to talk about his fascinating life.