Kagoule announce headline tour + XFM Live Session tracks‏

September 8, 2015



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Kagoule have announced their first full UK headline tour for November/December this year. Nottingham’s notorious live performers will embark on a 18 date tour of the UK giving fans the chance to experience tracks from the critically acclaimed debut album Urth which charted at #8 in the Official UK Album Vinyl Charts and was joyously received by both fans and the press including rave reviews in MOJO, NME, Kerrang!, The Quietus, DiS and Rock Sound plus an honourable inclusion in the Rough Trade Album Club.

Prior to the UK headline tour, the highly rated three piece will also be heading across the Atlantic for a couple of NYC gigs before taking their unmistakable alt-rock sound around mainland Europe including a host of dates supporting Sub Pop’s METZ.

To celebrate the tour announcement Kagoule have also offered up two new live tracks from Urth which were recorded for John Kennedy in an XFM Session back in July and are available to stream right now for free on SoundCloud.

Frontman and lyricist Cai Burns said:  We are readying the ship as I speak. Lawrenci The Hands has made ingenious advancements to our vessel which will allow us to travel considerably farther than what we thought possible only a month ago. This morning at sunrise the Sea Dogs spoke with the Sea Gods. They seem to be in a pleasant mood and have given their divine word that no harm will befall us. The children of the waters will not toy with life on this voyage. We will be with you soon. May you continue in good health and spirits.”

The band have consistently impressed live, and developed something of a fearsome live reputation having shared stages with acts including The Who, Johhny Marr, Sleaford Mods, The Wytches, Iceage, METZ, Sebadoh and Drenge plus a performance at Glastonbury Festival.

Live Dates

Thursday Sept 10th – The Cake Shop – New York – USA
Friday Sept 11th – Rough Trade NYC – New York – USA
Monday Sept 14th – Kinski Club – Zurich – Switzerland (w/ Metz)
Tuesday Sept 15h – Le Romandie – Lausanne – Switerland (w/ Metz)
Thursday Sept 17th – Le Metronum – Toulouse – France (w/ Metz)
Friday Sept 18th – Magnet – Berlin – Germany
Tuesday Sept 22nd – Lux – Hannover – Germany (w/ Ball Park Music)
Thursday Sept 24th – The Garage – London – UK (w/ East India Youth)
Friday Sept 25th – Zakk – Dusseldorf – Germany (w/ Metz)
Saturday Sept 26th – Reeperbahn Festival – Hamburg – Germany
Sunday Sept 27th – Ilses Erika – Leipzig – Germany (w/ Ball Park Music)
Monday Sept 28th – Basement Bar – Prague – Czech Republic
Wednesday Sept 30th – Blue Shell – Cologne – Germany (w/ Ball Park Music)
Thursday October 1st – Witloof Bar @ Botanique – Brussels – Belgium
Saturday October 3rd – Dials Festival – Wedgewood Rooms – Portsmouth – UK (w/ Hooton Tennis Club, Black Honey)
Friday October 9th – Rock City – Nottingham – UK (w/ Sleaford Mods)
Saturday October 10th – Beacons Festival – The Bullingdon – Leeds – England (w/ Traams, Crushed Beaks)
Sunday October 18th – Carefully Planned – Soup Kitchen – Manchester – UK (w/ Joey Fourr, Best Friends)
Friday October 23rd – All Years Leaving – Hare & Hounds – Birmingham – UK (w/ Chastity Belt, The Wytches)

Headline tour
Tickets on sale Friday 4th July –

Tuesday November 10th  – Café Indiependent – Scunthorpe – UK
Wednesday November 11th – The Cavern – Liverpool – UK
Thursday November 12th – Cluny 2 – Newcastle – UK
Friday November 13th – The Studio – Hartlepool – UK
Saturday November 14th – Independence Festival – Southampton – UK
Friday November 20th – Soup Kitchen – Manchester – UK
Saturday November 21st – Picture House Special – Sheffield – UK
Sunday November 22nd – John Peel Centre – Stowmarket – UK
Tuesday November 24th – Norwich Arts Centre – Norwich – UK
Friday November 27th – Clwb Ifor Bach – Cardiff – UK
Sunday November 29th – Mutations Festival – Brighton – England – (w/ Lightning Bolt, Metz)
Wednesday December 2nd – Cookie Jar – Leicester – UK
Thursday December 3rd – Sunflower Lounge – Birmingham – UK
Friday December 4th – Rock City – Nottingham – UK
Wednesday December 9th – Sneaky Petes – Edinburgh – UK
Thursday December 10th – Broadcast – Glasgow – UK
Friday December 11th – Mad Hatters – Inverness – UK
Saturday December 12th – Tunnels – Aberdeen – UK

Urth by Kagoule was released via Earache Records on August 21st 2015.
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