The Libertines to visit Scotland in December on UK tour

The Libertines to visit Scotland in December on UK tour

Indie darlings The Libertines have announced details of a UK tour – and it sees the band return to Scotland. The London band, who are currently working on their fourth album, kick off the tour in Bournemouth and will play shows in Leeds, Dundee, Glasgow, Manchester, Nottingham, Birmingham, Bristol and London. You can see the full tour dates below. Tickets will go sale at 9am on Friday June 28. Frontman Pete Doherty recently likened the…

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The Libertines announce Scottish shows

The Libertines announce Scottish shows

Indie darlings The Libertines have added three Scottish shows to their upcoming tour – but sadly, no dates in Edinburgh. The London band recently announced details of a 2017 tour of UK seaside towns, and have now added three Scottish dates preceding the tour. The new dates will see them play Dunfermline, Inverness and Kilmarnock in September. Tickets for these latter shows go on sale tomorrow (June 21). Pete Doherty, Carl Barat and co will…

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The Libertines announce 2017 UK seaside tour

The Libertines announce 2017 UK seaside tour

The Libertines have announced a UK seaside tour – but sadly won’t be performing at Edinburgh’s Portobello beach. To follow a summer of festival dates Pete Doherty, Carl Barat and co will hit the road for a run of shows in UK coastal towns for the ‘Tiddeley Om Pom Pom Tour’. “We’re looking for a home, one roof for the many splendoured trappings of Arcady, a factory, with a guest house, bar and studio,” said…

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Carl Barat discusses new album from The Libertines

Carl Barat discusses new album from The Libertines

Carl Barat has hinted that a new album from indie darlings The Libertines is likely to be released soon. The 38-year-old, who co-fronts the London band with Pete Doherty, discussed the next Libs record while filming an episode of This Feeling TV. The Libertines’ third album and most recent album, Anthems For Doomed Youth, was released in September 2015. When asked whether there would be a new Libertines album soon, Barat answered: “Yeah. We’re doing…

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Carl Barat discusses new album, plus Libertines tour

Carl Barat discusses new album, plus Libertines tour

Indie icon Carl Barat has been speaking about his plans for the year ahead with The Jackals, as well as touring with The Libertines and recording a new album. The 38-year-old talked to NME on the red carpet of this week’s NME Awards, where he said that The Libs were planning to take a “fallow year”, but they “just can’t keep away”. Speaking of his plans for 2017, Hampshire-born Barat told the music mag that he will be…

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High 5, with BlackWaters

High 5, with BlackWaters

Tempestuous teen upstarts BlackWaters head for Sneaky Pete’s tonight on a co-headline tour with like-minded Blackpool rockers Strange Bones. BlackWaters are four 18-year-old indie punk heads from Surrey whose first track Jarr’ed Up Generation was produced by Carl Barât, of The Libertines. In the Capital, BlackWaters will be promoting their new single Down,  described as a “lung-busting clarion call against the powers that be”. Speaking ahead of the gig, singer  Max Tanner said: “If you like 70’s…

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