Hope Of The States stars form new band

Troubles will be playing live shows this month

Troubles, the band featuring former members of Hope Of The StatesSam Herlihy, Simon Jones, Mike Siddell and Michael Hibbert – have confirmed a series of shows.

The group originally started life as a side-project but following Hope Of The States’ shock split in August 2006, they started playing low-key shows.

The band are now heading out on a full UK tour, and plan to selling their new self-released debut eight-track EP at the dates.


The band play:

Leeds Brudenell Social Club (February 15)

Newcastle Northumbria University (16)

Lincoln Bivouac (17)

Portsmouth The Cellars (18)

Manchester Star & Garter (19)


Edinburgh Henrys (20)

Glasgow Barfly (21)

London The Legion (22)

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