New Model Army to visit Edinburgh on tour

New Model Army to visit Edinburgh on tour

Post-punk favourites New Model Army have announced a brand new album and UK tour, with a visit to Edinburgh’s Liquid Rooms. For those unfamiliar with the band, here’s the skinny… In October 1980, three musicians took to the stage in their hometown of Bradford to play a gig under the name New Model Army. Led by frontman and songwriter Justin Sullivan, this was the start of a remarkable journey which, almost 40 years on, has…

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The Struts to visit Edinburgh on UK tour in October

The Struts to visit Edinburgh on UK tour in October

Swaggering glam rockers The Struts have announced a UK tour for October – and it includes a visit to the Liquid Room in Edinburgh. Kicking off in Manchester on the 11 October, the run also features a stop in London, among other UK cities, before the band play a further seven dates in Europe. Singer Luke Spiller comments: “Ladies and Gentlemen, we are very excited to announce these additional dates for our Young & Dangerous…

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Cage The Elephant announce intimate gig in Edinburgh

Cage The Elephant announce intimate gig in Edinburgh

Grammy Award-winning retro rockers Cage The Elephant have announced a small run of intimate UK gigs – including a visit to the Liquid Room in June. Alongside details of their upcoming new album, Social Cues, the six-piece confirmed their return to live action. The band, who last played in the UK in 2017, will play three UK dates this summer in promotion of their eagerly-awaited new album. Tickets for the shows – which also include…

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The Slow Readers Club announce huge tour

The Slow Readers Club  announce huge tour

Manchester four-piece The Slow Readers Club have announced an extensive European tour for April and May. It follows their huge UK headline tour starting in March, which includes a visit to Edinburgh. Coming hot on the heels of their sold-out headline gigs in December – which saw them play the biggest shows of their career so far – the band will be playing 16 dates across Europe ahead of their shows at Bearded Theory Festival…

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The Slow Readers Club to visit Edinburgh on 2019 tour

The Slow Readers Club to visit Edinburgh on 2019 tour

Manchester four-piece The Slow Readers Club have announced an extensive UK tour for 2019 – and it will include a return visit to Edinburgh. Following their sold-out headline dates in Glasgow, London and Manchester next month, the 2019 tour will see the band play 32 intimate shows across the country throughout March and April. Tickets will be available at 10am on Friday (Nov 30th) via theslowreadersclub.com. Regarding the tour next year, frontman Aaron Starkie says:…

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Listen: Whites Lies share comeback single and announce UK tour

Listen: Whites Lies share comeback single and announce UK tour

London doom-and-gloom merchants White Lies have announced details of new album Five, as well as debuting lead single Time To Give. Listen to it below and check out their UK tour dates – which includes a visit to Edinburgh early next year. Set for release on February 1, 2019, Five was recorded on both sides of the Atlantic, and sees the group joining forces with songwriter Ed Buller, who previously worked on their 2009 debut….

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The Ruts to visit Edinburgh to mark 40th anniversary of legendary album

The Ruts to visit Edinburgh to mark 40th anniversary of legendary album

The Ruts (now The Ruts DC) have announced a 2019 UK tour to celebrate the 40th anniversary of their legendary album The Crack – including a show at the Liquid Room in Edinburgh. Released in September of 1979, The Ruts’ one and only studio album was an extraordinary statement of intent. As the energy and attitude of punk’s first wave started to dissipate, here was a band that exploded onto the scene with everything to…

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Black Grape to visit Edinburgh on huge UK tour

Black Grape to visit Edinburgh on huge UK tour

Shaun Ryder’s Black Grape will visit Edinburgh later this year as part of a huge UK tour. The Manchester group will play the Capital’s Liquid Room on November 21 in support of their latest album, 2017’s Pop Voodoo. Describing the tour, Trainspotting author Irvine Welsh, who is the band’s official biographer, said: “I’m delighted to report that Black Grape are back on the road, and with new album Pop Voodoo that really does rock the…

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High 5, with Nina Nesbitt

High 5, with Nina Nesbitt

Ahead of her gig at Liquid Room on Tuesday night, AAA caught up with talented young singer-songwriter Nina Nesbitt for a quick chat. Having grown-up in Balerno, just outside Edinburgh, Nina enjoyed a whirlwind of success with pop-filled debut album Peroxide, but she was soon ready to move on. An organic evolution, her 2016 track Chewing Gum was the sound of her breaking out of her comfort zone and indulging fully her love of pop….

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Listen: Frank Turner shares new single ahead of Edinburgh gig

Listen: Frank Turner shares new single ahead of Edinburgh gig

Ahead of his visit to Edinburgh next month, folk/rock troubadour Frank Turner has shared the first single from his soon-to-be-released new album, Be More Kind. You can listen to Blackout below. Blackout is available through Xtra Mile Recordings/Polydor Records and, says Turner, “is new territory for me, musically – a song you could even play in a club, it’s about how we might collectively respond to social dislocation and collapse…” The accompanying video was directed…

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