ALT ROCKERS A, WHEATUS & INME JOIN FORCES FOR AUTUMN 2018 UK TOUR
A SET TO PERFORM THEIR CLASSIC ‘HI-FI SERIOUS’ ALBUM IN FULL AT NOVEMBER SHOWS – McFLY’S DOUGIE POYNTER JOINS BAND
BROOKLYN’S ORIGINAL ‘TEENAGE DIRTBAGS’ WHEATUS CELEBRATE HUGE WORLDWIDE HIT SINGLE’S 18th BIRTHDAY
Alt-rockers A have confirmed a nine-date UK tour for November 2018 which will see the band play their ‘Hi-Fi Serious’ album in full plus other hits from over their impressive 25-year career.
UK live shows are as follows;
Mon 12 Brighton Concorde 2
Tue 13 Nottingham Rock City
Wed 14 Manchester Academy 2
Thu 15 Newcastle Riverside
Fri 16 Glasgow Garage
Sat 17 Bristol SWX
Mon 19 Norwich Waterfront
Tue 20 Cardiff Y Plas
Wed 21 London O2 Shepherds Bush Empire
Tickets for all shows are on sale now via www.myticket.co.uk
Formed in 1993 in Suffolk, A have released four studio albums and two live mini-albums – ‘Hi-Fi Serious’ was released in 2002 as their third studio long-player and spawned Top 10 hit single “Nothing”. The band continue to sell out shows across the globe and last toured earlier this year with Hell Is For Heroes, having been joined full time by former McFly bassist Dougie Poynter.
Commenting on the tour, A frontman Jason Perry said; “We’re so excited to finally do a proper tour and to be playing ‘Hi-Fi Serious’ in full. We’re super excited to welcome Wheatus and InMe on this tour, it’s an amazing line up, plus we’ve found the old HiFi Serious backdrop in a lock-up. It’s a bit mouldy, but we’re gonna get the Vanish out and get it back on the road! The only downside to playing the album in order is that we have to open with ‘Nothing’ and it takes a brave band to open with their biggest song. So get there early as the last thing we need is to play it twice (as it’s quite hard to sing!) I never thought I’d say this, but bring on November!”
Brooklyn pop-rock heroes Wheatus, whose eponymously-titled 2000 debut album produced the huge worldwide hit single “Teenage Dirtbag”, will be special guests on the November 2018 tour, with InMe completing this exciting alt-rock line-up. Wheatus frontman brendan b brown says; "I had heard a lot about A and the album 'Hi-Fi Serious' while on the road in 2002, but didn't get a chance to hear anything until I saw them live, side stage, at a uni gig we played together. And that was for the best, really, because they're an incredible live band. I thought they sounded like if Hundred Reasons, Quicksand, Feeder, and Helmet all came together. So yeah, awesome. We are very excited to be doing this tour... can't wait!”
InMe’s Dave McPherson adds; “We’re thrilled to be a part of this incredible tour & it’s the perfect line-up for us to get our teeth back in the game! We have exciting news incoming and sharing a stage with such legendary bands is a dream scenario for us to launch the next chapter of InMe.”
A are Jason Perry (lead vocals), Adam Perry (drums), Mark Chapman (lead guitar), Giles Perry (keyboards and vocals) and Dougie Poynter (bass guitar).
Mon 12 Nov 2018
Brighton – Concorde 2
Tue 13 Nov 2018
Nottingham – Rock City 2
Wed 14 Nov 2018
Manchester – Academy 2
Thu 15 Nov 2018
Newcastle – Riverside
Fri 16 Nov 2018
Glasgow – Garage
Sat 17 Nov 2018
Bristol – SWX
Mon 19 Nov 2018
Norwich – Waterfront
Tue 20 Nov 2018
Cardiff – Y Plas
Wed 21 Nov 2018
London – 02 Shepherd's Bush Empire
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