Belle & Sebastian announce new tour dates

Credit: Søren Solkær

Glasgow’s favourite sons and daughters Belle & Sebastian make their triumphant return to North America this Summer, playing a number of fabled venues such as Merriweather Post Pavilion and the Hollywood Bowl along a seven date jaunt.

They will be joined on selected dates by an enviable supporting cast – with Spoon, Julien Baker, Andrew Bird and Ex-Hex all having been confirmed.

The band has been recording new material in their native Glasgow, due to be revealed later in 2017 on Matador Records.  In addition to selections from 2015’s Girls In Peacetime Want To Dance and the rest of the their iconic catalogue, Belle & Sebastian fans can expect a taste of new music on this run of dates.

All tickets (except the Raleigh and LA shows) will go on sale this Friday, February 17th.

Thursday, July 27th – Sony Centre, Toronto, ON *
Saturday, July 29th – Panorama Music and Arts Festival, New York NY
Sunday, July 30th – Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia MD ^
Monday, July 31st – North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh NC %
Wednesday, August 2nd – Blue Hills Bank Pavilion, Boston MA $
Thursday, August 3rd – Mann Center for Performing Arts, Philadelphia PA $
Sunday, August 8th – Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles CA &

* denotes w/ Julien Baker
^ denotes w/ Spoon, Andrew Bird, Ex Hex
% denotes w/ Andrew Bird
$ denotes w/ Andrew Bird, Porches
& denotes w/ Spoon,

Belle & Sebastian online:
Official site

Spoon In Sydney, Melbourne

Spoon have announced Sydney and Melbourne shows next month, immediately following the release of the hotly-anticipated ‘Hot Thoughts’ album.

See below for ticket links:

Thursday, March 23rd – Metro Theatre, Sydney, Australia
Saturday, March 25th – The Croxton Bandroom, Melbourne, Australia

Spoon online:


Spoon Announce June UK shows

Earlier today,  Spoon confirmed their first UK shows since 2014.  Following the March release of the highly anticipated ‘Hot Thoughts’, Spoon visit Manchester, Glasgow and London in late June. Tickets  go on sale February 3rd.

27 June – Manchester,  Gorilla
28 June – Glasgow,  The Arts School
30 June – London,  O2 Forum 


Stream “Hot Thoughts” – Spotify
Pre-order “Hot Thoughts” LP – Matador Store

Spoon online :


Fucked Up announce European tour dates

Having previously mentioned their support slot with The Vaccines, Fucked Up have announced they’ll play eight further shows this November across Europe.

14/11/12 – Manchester, Deaf Institute
15/11/12 – Birmingham, Rainbow – Tickets
16/11/12 – Brighton, Coalition – Tickets
17/11/12 – London, Alexandra Palace – supporting The Vaccines
18/11/12 – Amsterdam, Paradiso (Upstairs) – NL
19/11/12 – Cologne, Gebaude 9 – DE – Tickets
20/11/12 – Tampere, Klubi – FI
21/11/12 – Helsinki, Tavastia – FI
22/11/12 – Istanbul, Babylon – TR – Tickets

Fucked Up to support The Vaccines

Fucked Up will be playing a one off show to support The Vaccines at London’s Alexandra Palace on November 17th.

Will The Vaccines be able to handle our Canadian bruisers? Will they escape without being upstaged? Perhaps so, check out their take on the Minor Threat cover of the The Standells’ track “Sometimes Good Guys Don’t Wear White.” They’re even joined on stage by original ‘Threat member Lyle Preslar.


Lemonade – European tour dates

Those Brooklyn based scamps in Lemonade are crossing the Atlantic once more, a mere month or so since their last flying visit.

This time they will be playing twelve shows, across eight countries – showcasing their strobe-drenched electro-nebula pop to full effect. Tell your friends baby.

The dates read as follows:

13-Sep-12 – London, England – The Lexington
14-Sep-12 – Bristol, England – Start The Bus
15-Sep-12 – Dublin, Ireland – The Grand Social
17-Sep-12 – Glasgow, Scotland – The Captains Rest
18-Sep-12 – Edinburgh, Scotland – Sneaky Pete’s
19-Sep-12 – Fribourg, Switzerland – Fri-Son
21-Sep-12 – St Gallen, Switzerland – Grabenhalle
22-Sep-12 – Cologne, Germany – King Georg
23-Sep-12 – Brussels, Belgium – Bota Witloofbar
24-Sep-12 – Copenhagen, Denmark – Huset
25-Sep-12 – Stockholm, Sweden – Scandic Grand Central.
26-Sep-12 – Netherlands, Amsterdam – Paradiso

Perfume Genius – Changes in Upcoming European Tour Schedule

We are very sad to announce that we have to reschedule some Perfume Genius European tour dates.

The current dates are as follows:

28 – Cambridge, Junction (Supporting Grizzly Bear)
29 – Nottingham, Albert Hall, (Supporting Grizzly Bear)
30 – Brudenell Social Club, Leeds
31 – The Globe, Cardiff


1 – End of the Road Festival, North Dorset
2 – Electric Picnic Festival, Ireland
4 – SWG3, Glasgow
5 – Glee Club, Birmingham
6 – Union Chapel, London
8 – Groningen, Holland Vera Euser
10 – Luxembourg, Luxembourg Rockhal Hussong
11 – Brussels, Belgium Ancienne Belgique De Clippeleir
13 – Paris, Cafe De La Danse

And the following dates are CANCELED:

14 – Kriens, Switzerland, Sudpol Club Galley
15 – Duedingen, Switzerland, Bad Bonn
16 – Vienna, Austria, Flex
17 – Prague, Czech Republic, Meetfactory
18 – Warsaw, Poland, Hydrozagadka
20 – Berlin, Germany, Magnet Linnartz
21 – Hamburg, Germany, Reeperbahn Festival Linnartz
22 – Frankfurt, Germany, Zoom Linnartz
23 – Nuremburg Germany K4 Linnartz

Keep hold of tickets for rescheduling news early next week.

Thurston vs Europe

Next week sees the arrival of Thurston Moore on European soil. Having recently dropped the unnerving, jarring “Groovy and Linda” recorded with his new outfit Chelsea Light Moving, Thurston will hit the continent for a tour that will have him playing fifteen shows in fifteen days across twelve different countries.

Forgotten just how many strings there are to Thurston’s bow? Never.



26 – Jul – 12 / Castelbasso, Italy, Soundlabs Festival

28 – Jul – 12 / Hyères, France, Midi Festival

29 – Jul – 12 / Dijon, France, Le Consortium

30 – Jul – 12 / Düdingen, Switzerland, Bad Bonn

31 – Jul – 12 /  Luxembourg, Den Atelier

1 – Aug – 12 /  Antwerp, Belgium, Rivierenhof

2 – Aug – 12 / Schorndorf, Germany, Manufaktur

3 – Aug – 12 / Vienna , Austria, Stadsaal

4 – Aug – 12 / Katowice, Poland, OFF Festival

5 – Aug – 12 / Dresden, Germany, Alter Schlachthof

6 – Aug – 12 / Copenhagen, Denmark, Vega

7 – Aug – 12 / Gothenburg, Sweden, –

8 – Aug – 12 / Oslo, Norway, OYA Festival

8 – Aug – 12 / Oslo, Norway, OYA Night

9 – Aug – 12 / Gothenburg, Sweden, Way Out West Fest