Posted on Wednesday 22nd January 2020 at 17:30
We have plenty of exciting shows going on sale this week. From The Slow Readers Club's massive 15-date UK tour to Real Estate's comeback at Brudenell Social Club to coincide with new music - check out everything available this week.
The Slow Readers Club
The Slows Readers Club head out on an extensive UK tour this spring in support of new record The Joy Of The Return. After a mammoth 32 date European and UK run last year, which included sold out shows across the country (inc. 2 massive homecoming shows at The Ritz, Manchester), The Slow Readers Club have gained an impressive and loyal following. The tour starts at Blackburn’s King George’s Hall on 23rd March and concludes at Warrington’s Pyramid and Parr Hall on 9th April.
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Following the announcement of new record, The Main Thing, Real Estate have confirmed a show at Brudenell Social Club, Leeds, on 11th June. They dropped latest track, Paper Cup, last week featuring their signature dream-pop sound and it has drawn comparisons to Stereolab and Air.
Their eponymous debut received an 8.5 rating from Pitchfork and the New Jersey band have carried themselves through the last decade with elegance – drawing in a huge cult following on the way
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New York rapper and producer Bishop Nehru heads to the UK for shows in Bristol, Manchester and London. Influenced by MF DOOM, Kanye West and Michael Jackson, his latest LP, ‘Nehruvia: My Disregarded Thoughts’ was released last year and has been referred to as “the album that’s set to complete Bishop Nehru’s transformation from hip-hop wunderkind to fully-fledged member of the establishment.”
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Festival veterans Bridges have performed on stages at Glastonbury, 2000 Trees and Isle of Wight to name just three – and in April they’ll be heading across the UK to take their warm sound and emotive to Manchester, Nottingham, Oxford, London and Bristol. Staccatofy claim “what Bridges offers is the full-package, there isn’t a weak link in their sound” and we cannot disagree; reminiscent of The National, The Gaslight Anthem and Frightened Rabbit – Bridges have all the hallmarks of an unstoppable arena-filling band.
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Drawing on the influence of Sharon Van Etten, Laura Marling and PJ Harvey, Lindsay Munroe is a Manchester-based, alt-indie artist. Featuring heavily across BBC Introducing last year and showcasing her sound at Dot to Dot and alongside Luke Sital Singh, Munroe will release her debut LP this year, which was produced by Chris Hamilton (Torres) and features The Big Moon’s Fern Ford.
Her shows at Soup Kitchen and The Grace in May will be a brilliant opportunity to check out Munroe’s captivating sound up close.
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Gathering Of Strangers
Manchester’s latest hotly tipped talent gathering Of Strangers put on an exhilarating performance at Soup kitchen towards the end of 2019, and they have plans to follow straight up with another hometown show – this time at Gullivers on 22nd February. Currently teasing new music, their Gullivers show will be the first time they showcase their exciting new chapter.
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