Alvvays add more new tour dates- Set to play Reading & Leeds Festivals and End of the Road Festival‏

April 1, 2015


New live dates added in August / Sept

Listen to recent single ‘Party Police’

Following a series of shows at SXSW, Canadian indie-pop band Alvvays have added further live dates for September this year. Shows have been added in York, Sheffield, Cardiff, Bristol, Nottingham, Brighton and Glasgow, following shows at Reading and Leeds Festival. Tickets will be available on Wed 1st April.

The band will also play previously announced dates in September in Manchester and finishing with a huge headline show at O2 Shepherds Bush Empire. Tickets are available now.

Alvvays released one of 2014’s most talked about debuts, with the albums placing highly in the favourite album lists from outlets including Rolling Stone, NME, DIY and Best Fit, and their track ‘Archie, Marry Me’ ranking as one of the year’s best songs from the likes of Pitchfork, NME and Drowned In Sound.

Full list of dates:

28th August                         Richfield Ave                      Reading Festival                                Tickets
29th August                         Bramham Park                  Leeds Festival                                    Tickets
30th August                         York                                       The Duchess                      Tickets available 1stApril
31st August                          Sheffield                              The Leadmill                       Tickets available 1stApril
1st September                   Cardiff                                  The Globe                             Tickets available 1stApril
2nd September                  Bristol                                   Fleece                                   Tickets available 1stApril
3rd September                   Nottingham                        Rescue Rooms                    Tickets available 1stApril
5th September                   Stradbally, IRE                   Electric Picnic Festival                     Tickets
6th September                   Larmer Tree Gardens     End of the Road Festival                  Tickets
7th September                   Brighton                              Concorde 2                         Tickets available 1stApril
9th September                   Glasgow                             Oran Mor                            Tickets available 1st April
10th September                  Manchester                       Academy 2                                          Tickets
11th September                   London                             O2 Shepherds Bush Empire         Tickets

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

Poster designed by Alvvays’ Molly Rankin.

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