Kurt Wagner plays his first ever series of solo gigs in the UK and [/b]Ireland[/b] - and NME.COM has all the details...

Lambchop mainman KURT WAGNER is play his first ever series of solo shows in the UK and IRELAND during December.

Wagner will mark the tour with a gig of personal significance when he plays Silverdale School in Sheffield on December 9. He attended the school for a year as a teenager when his family lived in the UK.

Lambchop made a rare UK appearance as a 13-piece at the Outro festival in London‘s Royal Festival Hall on September 23, and though Wagner has played occasional solo shows in Londonin the past, the tour will be his first dates outside of the capital.


The dates are as follows:

Birmingham, Ronnie Scotts (December 3)

Bristol, Fiddlers (4)

Manchester, University (5)

Glasgow, the Arches (7)

Liverpool, Masque Theatre (8)


Sheffield, Silverdale School (9)

London, Bloomsbury (10)

Brighton, Duke Of York (11)

Dublin, Vicar Street (12)


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