Alvvays announce 2015 EU headline tour

October 27, 2014

New headline tour announced for January 2015

Single ‘Next of Kin’ released today

Canada’s Alvvays will start 2015 with a headline European tour, beginning January 21st. The band will play nine dates in England and Scotland, including a show at London’s Scala, before a further 11 shows across Europe.

Currently touring the UK with Real Estate, Alvvays have enjoyed an immensely successful year, having released one of the most talked about and cherished records of 2014 with their self-titled debut album. Having hit the BBC 6Music A-list with their first two singles ‘Archie, Marry Me’ and ‘Next of Kin’, acclaim has come from both sides of the Atlantic, with the likes of Pitchfork, NME, MOJO, Sunday Times and Rolling Stone all praising their first full-length.

Alvvays have the following shows left on their current tour:
28th October       Komedia                                                 Brighton (w/ Real Estate)
29th October       Shepherd’s Bush Empire                        London (w/ Real Estate)
30th October       Bethnal Green Working Men’s Club        London
(Transgressive Records ‘New Sounds’ Party w/ Gengahr, Blaenavon, FAMY, Spring King, Thumpers)

Tickets for the forthcoming tour go on sale on Wednesday at 9am from:

2015 headline tour dates

21st January        Manchester       Deaf Institute
22nd January       Leeds                    Brudenell Social Club
23rd January        Newcastle           Think Tank
24th January        Glasgow               King Tuts
26th January        Nottingham        The Bodega
27th January        Birmingham        Hare & Hounds
28th January        London                 Scala
30th January        Oxford                  O2 Academy 2
31st January        Bristol                   Thekla
1st February        Paris                      Point Ephemere
2nd February       Antwerp              Trix
3rd February       Amsterdam        Paradiso
5th February        Oslo                       John Dee
6th February        Stockholm           Debaser Strand
7th February        Copenhagen      Beta
9th February        Hamburg             Molotow exil
10th February     Berlin                    Kantine Am Berghain
12th February     Vienna                  B72
13th February     Milan                     Lo Fi
14th February     Zurcich                  Bogen F

Praise for Alvvays:

“… you cannot help but be drawn in” – Sunday Times Culture – Debut of the Week
“some genuinely great moments” – Guardian
“Charming and cherishable” – MOJO
“A great debut record laced with melancholy and beautiful moments.” NME – 8/10
“It’s a timeless, modern classic.” The Line of Best Fit – 9/10
“With each effort packing at least half a dozen unique hooks, it’s difficult for anything to come off remotely dull.” DIY – 4/5
“Stardom beckons.” The 405 – 8/10
“the songs on Alvvays are pretty indestructible” Drowned In Sound – 8/10
“This is the sound of pristine pop music” Pitchfork – 7.6 | |

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