Alvvays sell out Scala-New headline date announced for Shepherds Bush Empire

December 17, 2014


Sold out headline shows at London’s Scala and Manchester’s Deaf Institute

New headline dates announced at Manchester’s O2 Academy 2 for September 10th and O2 Shepherds Bush Empire for September 11th 2015

Canada’s Alvvays have sold out both their January 21st and 28th tour dates at Manchester’s Deaf Institute and London’s Scala. The band has announced two additional headline shows due to popular demand at, Manchester’s O2 Academy 2 on September 10th and O2 Shepherds Bush Empire for September 11th 2015.

In addition to the nine dates in England and Scotland beginning January 21st, Alvvays will then play a further 11 shows across Europe leading into February.

Alvvays have enjoyed an incredibly successful year, having released one of the most acclaimed records of 2014. Their self-titled debut album landed at #29 in the NME‘s Albums Of The Year list, and as one of the Evening Standard‘s Indie Albums Of The Year. Their first single, ‘Archie, Marry Me’ was awarded Single Of The Year by DiS, and placed high in NME’s Top 50 tracks Of 2014 list.

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, MOJO, Sunday Times and Rolling Stone also praising their first full-length.

Tickets for the O2 Shepherds Bush Empire and Manchester O2 Academy 2 show go on sale at 9am Friday 19th December from See Tickets.

Just announced
10th September Manchester       O2 Academy 2
11th September London               O2 Shepherds Bush Empire
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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