BLACKBERRY SMOKE’s frontman, Charlie Starr tells us “We’re extremely excited to bring the Georgia boogie to everyone in the UK and Europe with our brethren, BITERS. This will most likely be a tour to remember!!”
Similarly thrilled, BITERS’s Tuk comments “A bunch of wild eyed southern boys roaming through Europe playing rock n roll? It doesn’t get much better than that! Also, we’re really excited to share some of our upcoming record live!”
UK dates line up as follows:
Mon 27th Mar – OXFORD O2 Academy
Tue 28th Mar – LONDON Roundhouse
Wed 29th Mar – NORWICH UEA
Fri 31st Mar – MANCHESTER Academy
Sat 1st Apr – DUBLIN Olympia Theatre
Mon 3rd Apr – GLASGOW Barrowlands
Tue 4th Apr – NEWCASTLE O2 Academy
Thu 6th Apr – BRISTOL O2 Academy
Fri 7th Apr – BIRMINGHAM O2 Academy
Sat 8th Apr – PORTSMOUTH Pyramids Centre
Tickets are on sale now from box offices, all usual agents and online via http://www.livenation.co.uk/artist/blackberry-smoke-tickets. Dublin tickets are available from http://www.ticketmaster.ie/venueartist/198239/1043636.
BLACKBERRY SMOKE’s current album, ‘Like An Arrow’ crashed in to the UK Album Charts at #8 on its release late last year and follows the hugely successful 2015 release, ‘Holding All the Roses’. The band also triumphed on BBC 2’s ‘Later…with Jools Holland’ TV show in October. Check out the clip at https://youtu.be/Lfjfnn5aNk0.
Following the release of ‘Electric Blood’ in the Summer of 2015, BITERS spent the following year on the road and racked up a nomination for ‘Best New Band’ in Classic Rock Magazine’s annual ‘Roll of Honour’ Awards show. Check out their video for ‘1975’ here – https://youtu.be/6ZdsmWfKNJU. BITERS’ brand new studio album is set for an early Summer release wit further details being unveiled soon.
You can grab BLACKBERRY SMOKE’s ‘Like an Arrow’ in various formats and bundles, including coloured vinyl, over at http://www.earache.com/likeanarrow.
Snap up BITERS’ ‘Electric Blood’ over at http://biters.earache.com/.