Daniel Lanois announces European and UK tour 2017

Producer, composer and solo artist Daniel Lanois has announced a headline tour of Europe and the UK in August and September 2017.

The Canadian kicks off his tour in Sweden on August 8th and visits Denmark, Germany, Austria, Belgium and Finland. Lanois will play one UK show at London’s Oslo on August 22nd.

Tickets are on sale now and can be found here along with all dates.

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Lucy Dickins wins Music Week Award 2017

Many congratulations to senior agent Lucy Dickins and her team, winner of the Live Music Agent award last night (5 April 2017) at the industry’s Music Week Awards held at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel.

Host and BBC 6Music broadcaster Lauren Laverne presented Lucy with her award, which she dedicated to her Dad, ITB managing director Barry Dickins.

Photo courtesy of Music Week

Photo courtesy of Music Week

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ITB at The Great Escape Festival 2017

Brighton’s The Great Escape Festival features ITB artists Blood Red ShoesCheap Meat, Diane BirchH. Hawkline, Jamie Isaac, Jane WeaverJordan Mackampa, Julie Byrne, KlangstofKudu Blue, North Downs, October DriftPixey and Sonia Stein on their 2017 line-up.

The 11th edition of Europe’s leading urban festival for new music take place from the 18th – 20th May, with ITB artists plus over a hundred others artists performing at venues across the city. Find the full line-up here.

Find more information on ITB’s TGE showcase on May 18th here.

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Kasabian announce an autumn European tour 2017

Kasabian will tour Europe in October and November 2017.

The tour starts in Germany on October 30th and will visit Italy, Austria, Switzerland, the Netherlands and Belgium, finishing on November 11th at Le Zenith in Paris, France. Tickets go on sale between the 4th-7th of November. All dates and more info here.

Slaves will be special guest support on all European dates.

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Download Festival line up 2017

Download, the UK’s foremost rock festival features headliners Biffy Clyro and Aerosmith this June!

Saturday headliners, Scottish trio Biffy Clyro had an incredible 2016. Their seventh album Ellipsis went to Number 1 in the UK, Germany, Ireland and Switzerland; they headlined Reading & Leeds, sold out Glasgow’s Bellahouston Park; they played arena tours in the UK and Europe and won Best British Group at the NME Awards. The band are currently on tour in the States.

Sunday headliners Aerosmith return to Download after a three year absence. Considered America’s greatest Rock ‘N’ Roll band, they return across the Atlantic with one of the greatest rock shows ever seen and will undoubtedly be the ultimate must-see event of 2017. Download is part of their “Aero-Vederci Baby” farewell tour and will be Aerosmith’s final ever UK show!

Other ITB artists featured across the weekend include (in alphabetical order): Baroness, Five Finger Death Punch, Kvelertak, Max & Iggor Cavalera Return To Roots, Nothing More, Prophets of Rage, The LaFontaines and Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown.

The festival is held from the 9th-11th of June 2017 in Donington Park, Leicestershire.Full line-up and remaining tickets here.

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Green Man festival line up 2017

Green Man Festival features D.D Dumbo, Gill Landry,  Johnny Flynn & The Sussex Wit and Julie Byrne on their 15th anniversary line-up.

Tickets and full line-up can be found here. The festival takes place from the 17th-20th August 2017 in the Brecon Beacons, Wales.

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D.D Dumbo and Johnny Flynn & The Sussex Wit agent contact: Lucy Dickins
Gill Landry agent contact: Steve Zapp
Julie Byrne agent contact: Liam Keightley

Evan Dando announces UK and EU dates 2017

The Lemonheads‘ frontman Evan Dando has announced solo dates in May 2017 to celebrate the deluxe reissue of his album Baby I’m Bored on Fire Records this June.

The tour kicks off  at London’s Scala on 16th of May, calling in at Wolverhampton, Glasgow, Manchester, Cologne and Berlin.

All dates and ticket info can be found here.

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Prophets of Rage announce debut headline London show

Prophets Of Rage, formed by Tom Morello, Brad Wilk, and Tim Commerford of Rage Against the Machine, Chuck D and DJ Lord of Public Enemy and B Real of Cypress Hill, are set to headline London’s O2 Academy Brixton on Tuesday 13th June 2017, just days after their appearance on the main stage of this year’s Download Festival.

Prophets Of Rage are a revolutionary force to be reckoned with. Armed with some of the most vital songs of the past thirty-five years amongst their respective careers, this show is certain to make Brixton rage again.

The band is touring across Europe, Mexico, and South American in 2017, and will be playing London for the first time in June. All dates and info here. London tickets are on-sale from 9am on Friday 31st March via www.livenation.co.uk.

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H. Hawkline announces new album and June 2017 tour

H. Hawkline, aka Huw Evans, releases new album I Romanticize on Heavenly Recordings on 2 June.

In May he’ll appear at Brighton’s The Great Escape festival, followed by June-July European and UK dates as special guest of  Devendra Banhart, plus appearances at summer festivals including Deer Shed, Port Eliot and End of the Road.

All dates and ticket info can be found here.

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For I Romanticise, the follow-up to 2015’s In The Pink Of Condition, Evans journeyed to Los Angeles to work with long-term collaborator Cate le Bon, who’s based there now. She forms part of the band who perform on the new album’s 12 tracks, along with Warpaint‘s Stella Mozgawa and composer Josiah Steinbrick. It’s co-produced by Samur Khouja.

He’s already shared ‘Last Thing On Your Mind’ from the album, but now comes new track ‘My Mine’. Listen to it here.

Agent contact: Liam Keightley

British Sound Project 2017 line-up

The British Sound Project announces Lonely The Brave and Fatherson on their event on Friday September 29th 2017.

Manchester’s biggest indoor festival celebrating the best in British music takes place at the Victoria Warehouse, an incredible and unique event space built in the 1900s.

Tickets on general sale 10am Friday 31st of March here.

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Lonely The Brave agent contact – Mike Dewdney
Fatherson agent contact – Steve Zapp