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VIDEO OF THE WEEK
Billy Bragg and Joe Henry will tour the UK in November in support of the upcoming album on Cooking Vinyl 'Shine A Light' which we featured recently at Red Guitar Music. The duo have a new video from the album available which is a terrific version of the Jean Ritchie tune 'The L&N Don't Stop Here Anymore'. For more about the album, the video and those dates please read on.
Winter Mountain aka Cornish singer-songwriter Joe Francis will release his new album 'I Swear, I Flew' on November 18th and will support the release with a UK tour that includes acoustic duo headline shows, full band shows and two solo dates with Cara Dillon. Full tour dates, the video for the terrific 'Sunlight, Good Roads' and loads more info about Winter Mountain and the new album follows:
Andy White will be touring the UK later this year with The Band Of Gold—his son Sebastian White on drums (who also designed the box set) and Kat Adés on bass—and will be joined by special guests on the road. The dates are in support of his latest album 'Imaginary Lovers' and the career retrospective box set 'Studio Albums 1986-2016'.
The White Buffalo will return to the UK in January 2017 for a set of UK dates. In other great news for White Buffalo fans his back catalogue is to be made widely available in Europe for the first time. For more info about the tour, the reissues and a message from The White Buffalo please read on.
Fresh from a sold out show at London's Union Chapel Sarah Jarosz will continue to promote her recent 'Undercurrent' album with another string of UK and Ireland dates early in 2017 which will include a Celtic Connections show. This year has been a very busy one for Sarah Jarosz and she's showing no signs of slowing down in 2017. Please read on for those dates and more about Sarah Jarosz including the Luck Mansion Sessions with Parker Millsap:
Lewis & Leigh are about to embark on a run of dates supporting Deacon Blue and the acclaimed duo are already looking forward to 2017 with their first UK headline tour set for February / March. More about Lewis & Leigh and those all important tour dates follow:
Nashville based duo The Grahams will visit the UK early in 2017 for a very special tour. The dates will include a screening of their acclaimed documentary 'Rattle The Hocks' complete with Q&A. To coincide with the shows a new album 'The Grahams and Friends (Live In Studio)' compiles tracks from the deluxe version of their last record 'Glory Bound' and the soundtrack to 'Rattle The Hocks' and will be released January 27th 2017. Those tour dates and loads more about The Grahams follows:
Houston, Texas alternative rock act Blue October have postponed their UK shows set for September and rescheduled for March 2017. The band are enjoying unprecedented chart success with the single 'Home' from their recently released album of the same name which has caused the postponement. For more info on the tour changes, Blue October in general and a message from frontman Justin Furstenfeld follows:
Guitarist Saiichi Sugiyama and his band will be touring the UK in Early 2017 to promote his upcoming album which is due late April 2017. A video for the first single from the album 'Melting Away' is now available and features the late Andy Fraser of Free. Fans of early 70's blues rock should check this out. Those tour dates, the video and more about Saiichi Sugiyama follows:
Dave Matthews & Tim Reynolds will be bringing their acoustic show to Europe in early 2017 with a run of dates that kick off with a two night stand at the Eventim Apollo in London. This is a rare opportunity to witness 'An Evening With Dave Matthews & Tim Reynolds' as the duo play songs and tell stories. Tickets go on general sale 9am on 24th October with pre-sale to DMB Warehouse members available from today October 18th.
The rise of Southern rockers Blackberry Smoke continues with the release of their fifth album 'Like An Arrow' on October 14th via Earache. To mark the event the band have announces a set of UK dates for March / April 2017. Ticket links and more about Blackberry Smoke follows....
Steve Hackett has announced UK tour dates for April / May 2017. The former Genesis guitarist will be promoting a new album and also marking the 40th anniversary of the Genesis album 'Wind And Wuthering'. So fans can expect to hear a few classic Genesis tracks for the first time in many years. Tickets are on sale from Friday 7th October.
Marillion will perform at the Royal Albert Hall for the first time on October 13th 2017. After nearly 40 years in the game the UK prog rockers seem to be on an upward curve at the moment due to the success of their recent 'F.EA.R' album and a headline slot at the 2015 Ramblin' Man Festival shows that still have a huge following. Tickets go on sale at 12 noon on December 5th 2016. More details about Marillion and the show follow: