Wintersleep to tour Europe and the UK

Canadian band Wintersleep announce an autumn European and UK tour. The dates start in the Netherlands on September 18th, finishing in the UK at London’s The Lexington on October 15th 2016. The tour includes an appearance at Hamburg’s Reeperbahn Festival.

The tour is to promote the Juno Award-winning group’s sixth album The Great Detachment,  produced by Tony Doogan (Belle & Sebastian, Mogwai) – out now on Dine Alone Records. Watch the video for ‘Amerika‘, and listen to the new single ‘Spirit’, both taken from the album.

EU and UK


ITB artists’ support dates August 2016 – February 2017

ITB artists’ 2016 + 2017 confirmed support tours summary (so far):

More info on all dates, artists and remaining tickets here.

ITB Tours

Guns N’ Roses add Japan and Australia dates in 2017

Guns N’ Roses will bring their ‘Not in This Lifetime’ reunion tour to Japan and Australia in early 2017.

The band, featuring reunited members Axl Rose, guitarist Slash and bassist Duff McKagan​, will play one date in Osakatwo dates in Tokyo in Japan in January 2017, followed by five shows across two weeks in Australia in February. The band will call in at Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth.

Read more via Billboard.

Japan January

Tickets for the Japanese dates on general sale at 10am on September 25th; Australian dates are on general sale beginning at 12pm on August 26.

All dates and ticket info, including autumn 2016 Latin American dates, can be found here.

Agent contact: Rod MacSween

Australia February



Courteeners announce new album, ‘Mapping The Rendezvous’

Courteeners have announced a new album entitled Mapping The Rendezvous, which will be released on 21 October 2016.

The Middleton outfit have given fans a taste of their fifth studio release with the single ‘The 17th’, out now. Watch the karaoke version here.



The Hyena Kill announce UK headline tour

The Hyena Kill will hit the road for a UK tour this autumn. The announcement follows an incredible appearance at last weekend’s Bloodstock Festival.

The Manchester duo, Steven Dobb and Lorna Blundell, head to Sheffield, Leeds, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Liverpool, Southampton, Birmingham, London, Bath and Milton Keynes between the 09th and 20th of October 2016.

October tour


ITB staff, artists and managers nominated for Live UK Music Awards 2016

Congratulations to all ITB artists, managers and staff nominated for Live UK Music Business Awards 2016. Now in its seventh year, the awards recognise excellence in the UK’s contemporary live music industry.

Lucy Dickins
Steve Zapp

Ann Jackson - SRLV Accountants (Manager – UK & Entertainment Team, overseeing ITB’s accounts since November 1993)


The Who - Isle of Wight Festival, headline performance
Adele - Glastonbury Festival, headline performance
The Xcerts - 2000 Trees Festival

Public Service Broadcasting

Adele - The O2 London, eight sold-out shows

artists nominations

Conrad Murray and Dave Salmon – SJM Management (Courteeners)
David Manders – Liquid Management (Public Service Broadcasting)
Dee Bahl & Paul Craig – 1554 Management/Nostramo (Biffy Clyro)
Jonathan Dickins – September Management (Adele)

managers nominations


New signings to the ITB roster

We’re proud to welcome the following artists who have recently joined the ITB roster:

For their forthcoming gigs, keep an eye on our tour calendar.


Placebo announce new retrospective album ‘A Place For Us To Dream’

Placebo celebrate an incredible 20 years with the release of a must-have retrospective album A Place For Us To Dream, due out on October 7th, 2016.

The deluxe box set comes with a 24 page hard back book of never-before-seen images curated by the band from their private collections.

Placebo album

Placebo will also release a new EP titled Life’s What You Make It the same date as the album. The EP features six previous unreleased recordings and includes the new single Jesus’ Son and a cover of the Talk Talk classic Life’s What You Make It.

Placebo EP


ITB artists nominated for AIM Awards 2016

We’re proud to announce three ITB artists have received nominations for the 6th annual Association of Independent Music (AIM) Independent Music Awards, including the Best Live Act award.

The awards recognise the real heroes of music; those who do things independently, make phenomenal music and inspire us all with their creativity, commitment & brilliance.

2016 nominations shortlist:

Congratulations to all our artists.

AIM awards 2016


Rumer announces new album and London date

Rumer announces fourth album This Girl’s In Love: A Bacharach And David Songbook, plus a special one-off London performance.

The platinum-selling British singer-songwriter will play a very unique show at Cadogan Hall in Chelsea on Monday October 17th 2016 to coincide with the album release, which follows on Friday October 21st.

Tickets on general sale here from Friday 5th August at 9 a.m.


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