Villagers announce UK tour for April and May

Conor O'Brien releases new album 'Darling Arithmetic' in April

Villagers have announced plans for a UK tour ahead of their new album ‘Darling Arithmetic’.

Having already announced shows in Hebden Bridge and at the BBC Radio 6 Music Festival in Gateshead for February, Conor O’Brien and co will now play a host of shows through April and May. These include dates in Bristol, Brighton, Liverpool, Leeds, Manchester, Glasgow, Cardiff and other UK cities. A London date will take place at the Barbican on May 1.

Villagers play the following live dates:

Hebden Bridge Trades Club (February 20)
Gateshead BBC Radio 6 Music Festival (21)
Bristol St Georges (April 14)
Falmouth Pavilions (15)
Exeter Phoenix (16)
Brighton Old Market (17)
Liverpool Epstein Theatre (19)
Manchester Concert Hall (20)
Leeds City Varieties (21)
Portsmouth Wedgewood Rooms (23)
Cardiff The Gate (24)
Nottingham Glee Club (26)
Edinburgh Pleasance Theatre (27)
Glasgow Oran Mor (28)
London Barbican (May 1)
Belfast Mandela Hall (26)

‘Darling Arithmetic’ is the third LP from Conor O’Brien and will be released on April 13. It follows ‘Becoming A Jackal’ and ‘Awayland’ and was recorded and produced by O’Brien in Malahide, Ireland, at his own home.

The ‘Darling Arithmetic’ tracklisting is:

‘Courage’
‘Everything I Am Is Yours’
‘Dawning On Me’
‘Hot Scary Summer’
‘The Soul Serene’
‘Darling Arithmetic’
‘Little Bigot’
‘No-one To Blame’
‘So Naïve’

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