ITB’s Steve Zapp and Diana Pereira Nominated for 2017 Arthur Awards!

Many congratulations to our senior agent Steve Zapp and hard-working member of staff Diana Pereira, assistant to ITB’s extremely busy managing director Rod MacSween, who have both been nominated for ILMC Arthur Awards 2017:

  • Second Least Offensive Agent – Steve Zapp
  • People’s Assistant – Diana Pereira

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KISS announce 2017 arena dates in Europe and the UK

Legendary rockers KISS have announced European and UK May 2017 arena dates as part of their KISSWORLD tour.

The tour will visit Russia, Finland, Sweden, Norway, Germany, Austria, Holland, Denmark, Italy, the Czech Republic, and the UK, culminating at London’s O2 Arena on May 31st 2017.

The band blew the roof off Download Festival 2015 but the wait to see their spectacular live show again on UK soil is now over.

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Laura Marling announces new album and UK 2017 tour

Laura Marling announces her sixth album, Semper Femina, due out on the 10th March 2017 via her own More Alarming Records label.

To coincide with the release of this record, she will be touring the U.K. in March, starting in Leeds on the 8th and finishing in Salisbury on the 18th March. The 9-dates tour includes also a very special show at London’s Roundhouse on the 17th March 2017. Tickets on sale 9am on Friday 2 December; all dates and info here.

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Adele announces two summer 2017 Wembley Stadium shows.

Adele announced that she’s coming home to London’s Wembley Stadium for the finale of her 25 world tour.

The Grammy, Oscar and Brit Awards winner will perform 360°, in-the-round, for two very special evenings at London’s iconic stadium on the 29th June and 1st July 2017.

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Adele announces 2017 Australia and New Zealand tour

Adele will continue her 25 world tour visiting Australia and New Zealand for the first time in February and March 2017.  The tour will call in at Perth, Brisbane, Sydney, Adelaide, Melbourne, and Auckland.

The multi Brit, Grammy, Oscar, Golden Globe award winner announced the 11-date, 360-degrees, in the round stadium concerts with handwritten notes posted on social media. The tour will start on February 28th – all dates can be found here.

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Aerosmith announce 2017 European farewell tour

Tickets are now on sale for Aerosmith‘s huge 2017 European Aeroeo-Vederci farewell tour.

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees  will play in Europe, Russia and Israel, in May June and July 2017. All dates and info here. Tickets for the majority of the Aero-Vederci Tour dates went on sale today, November 18th.

For more than 45 years, Aerosmith has been the quintessential Rock & Roll band, becoming one of the most influential and loved groups in the world, and in the process, selling over 100 million albums and winning countless awards (including four Grammy Awards and twelve MTV Awards).

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D.D Dumbo wins Triple J Awards Album of the Year 2016

Oliver Hugh Perry, aka D.D. Dumbo, won the prestigious J Awards Australian Album of the Year 2016 for his debut Utopia Defeated.

The singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist triumphed over albums by the likes of The Avalanches and Flume to claim the triple j, the national youth radio network’s top honour, which recognises the best Australian album of the year.

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Now in its 12th year, the ceremony took place in Melbourne on Thursday the 11th November 2016.  “He’s created a sound that is incredibly striking,” says triple j music director Richard Kingsmill of Dumbo. “It’s strong in both its vision and quality, and in a huge year for Australian releases, it also stood out for its inventiveness.”

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Broods win five New Zealand Music Awards 2016

Many congratulations to brother and sister duo Broods for winning five New Zealand Music Awards 2016 last night (17 November 2016):

  • Best Pop Album: ‘Conscious’
  • Best Group
  • People’s Choice Award
  • Single of the Year: ‘Free’
  • Godfrey Hirst Album of the Year: ‘Conscious’

To add to Broods’ accolades for the album, their producer/engineer Joel Little won Best Producer and Best Engineer for his work on ‘Conscious’. Read more about Little, his work with Broods, Lorde, Ellie Goulding and more in this 2014 Guardian article.

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James Blake nominated for Music Producers Guild Award 2017

The Music Producers Guild today (16 November 2016) announced its 2017 awards shortlist, which includes James Blake, nominated in the newly introduced ‘Self-Producing Artist of The Year‘ category.

The MPG was conceived and is supported by producers and engineers who are passionate about all aspects of making and recording music. The achievements of this creative community are celebrated through the annual MPG Awards event.

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Bear’s Den nominated for The Americana Music Association UK Award 2017

The nominees for 2017’s Americana Music Association (AMA) UK Awards were announced last night (15 November 2016) and include Bear’s Den in the ‘UK Artist of the Year’ category.

Bear’s Den return to the ceremony after performing at last year’s inaugural show. Their second album, Red Earth & Pouring Rain entered the UK top ten when it was released in July 2016.

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The band have a hat trick of UK and European tours under their belts this year and will complete their autumn tour tonight in Brussels. A spring 2017 tour has been announced in Europe and the UK, culminating in a hometown show at London’s Hammersmith Eventim Apollo on 5th April. All dates here.

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