Joe Bonamassa is celebrating the British blues rock guitarists who inspired him with five concerts across the UK.
‘Joe Bonamassa In Concert: A Salute To The British Blues Explosion’ will see the musician pay homage to Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, and Jimmy Page at venues like heritage castles at Hoghton and Newark as well as the Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich; Bonamassa headlines the Greenwich London Music Time Festival on 7 July 2016.
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The Milk Carton Kids | Union Chapel | 22 January 2016
The Milk Carton Kids aren’t what you’d call, in the traditional sense, a triple threat. Sure, they can certainly sing, their two voices harmonising angelically around a single microphone. But instead of excelling at acting and dance, they’re phenomenal musicians. And stand-up comics.
They intersperse immaculately crafted, poetically literate songs of heartache, longing, and “the clouds moving over Pontiac skies” with laugh out loud stories of dog-perpetrated gun violence and life on the road. And instead of diluting the audience’s reverence for their music, the duo’s dry, self-deprecating humour only highlights the beauty of their songs.
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In April, Pet Shop Boys celebrate 30 years since the release of their debut album with a new LP, ‘Super’, followed in the summer by a four-night residency at the Royal Opera House.
The ‘Inner Sanctum’ concert series, which runs from 20 to 23 July 2016, will be staged by long-time Pet Shop Boys designer Es Devlin and choreographer Lynne Page.
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Ten years after exploding onto the music scene with the Grammy-winning song ‘Woman’, Wolfmother are back with a new album, ‘Victorious’, and a world tour.
The Gypsy Caravan Tour reaches the UK in April and includes a show at O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire on 20 April 2016.
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The Mission are celebrating their 30th anniversary with a global tour that kicks off in Dublin on 1 October 2016.
Wayne Hussey, Craig Adams, Simon Hinkler, and Mike Kelly reach London a week later, playing O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire on 8 October.
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Laura Gibson’s had a busy four years since the release of ‘La Grande’. But now she’s back with a new album that reflects the dramatic life changes she’s undergone in that time.
‘Empire Builder’ is set for release on 1 April 2016 and will be backed by a European tour that includes an intimate gig in London at Hoxton Bar & Kitchen on 26 April.
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The Good Life are heading back to the UK for the first time in nine years.
The band, featuring Tim Kasher of Cursive, play The Borderline in London on 20 February 2016 as part of an extended European tour in support of their latest album, ‘Everybody’s Coming Down’.
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