Young Fathers announce UK tour for 2015

The band won the 2014 Mercury Prize for their album 'Dead'

Mercury Prize winners Young Fathers have announced a UK tour for 2015.

The Scottish group picked up this year’s Mercury Music Prize in October for their album ‘Dead’. The trio beat off tough competition from favourites FKA Twigs and Kate Tempest, plus Royal Blood and Damon Albarn, to win the award.

They will now kick off a massive UK live stint in March 2015, with tickets going on sale Monday (December 15) at 9am.


“We have a job to do and that job is to keep on creating. Ideas are flowing, we’ve recorded some on our phones and we have ideas flowing in our notebooks,” Kayus Bankole of the group recently told NME in the aftermath of their win.

“The possibilities are endless. We’ll never make the same album twice, that is sinful we’ll burn. We take the moment as it is and no day is the same.”

You can check out the band’s live dates in full below.

Skelmersdale Library (March 13)
Rochdale Library (14)
Glasgow Art School (20)
Newcastle Upon Tyne Riverside (21)
Leeds Brudenell Social Club (May 22)
Galloway Knockengorroch (23)
Manchester Manchester Gorilla (25)
Nottingham Rescue Rooms (26)
Cardiff Clwb Ifor Bach (27)
London Koko (28)
Brighton Haunt, Brighton (29)
Southampton Engine Rooms (31)
Gloucester Guildhall (June 1)
Oxford O2 Academy Oxford (2)
Birmingham Hare And Hounds (3)
Stoke Sugarmill (4)
Norwich Arts Centre (5)
Sheffield O2 Academy 2 (6)
Liverpool Liverpool Kazimier (7)


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