Today's roundup includes Sky Larkin and Vessels. *Remember! The news roundup gets updated throughout the day, so make sure you come back later for more news! Sky Larkin Sky Larkin will open for The Cribs on their UK tour in December. The band will be joining Los Campesinos! and the Slits (in Doncaster) on the quartet’s huge, end-of-year shows. A fortnight before these shows, the band will be playing a special one-off show at the Hoxton Bar + Grill, East London in conjunction with Levis, as part of their 5-night stand. Support for the night comes from MPHO and Beth Jeans Houghton. Following the release of ‘The Golden Spike’ in January this year, the band have embarked on a succession of UK tours as well as headline tours of Europe, a stint at SXSW and two full US tour with label mates Los Campesinos! and musical pals Peggy Sue. Having now decamped back to Leeds to write new material in the new home, The Crypt, Tthe band are preparing a new record for release next year. Sky Larkin’s last single – the brilliant SMARTS is still available to download for free from http://www.weareskylarkin.com/smarts/ You can see Sky Larkin play on the following dates. November 19th London – Hoxton Bar & Grill – Levi’s Five Night Stand December 2nd Birmingham - Academy w/ The Cribs 3rd London – Brixton Academy w/ The Cribs 5th Doncaster - Dome w/ The Cribs 6th Edinburgh – Corn Exchange w/ The Cribs www.myspace.com/skylarkinskylarkin Vessels Vessels play a Leeds show this Friday ahead of their tour with Oceansize later this month. The gig, at the Brudenell Social Club, is headlined by The Paper Chase, of whom band leader John Congleton was responsible for producing Vessels' debut album White Fields and Open Devices. Also on the line up are fellow Leeds band I Concur and Manchester instrumentalists Plank! Friday 13 November Brudenell Social Club, LEEDS (with The Paper Chase, I Concur and Plank!) Queens Rd, LS6 1NY Doors 7.30pm Tickets £6 adv Wednesday 25 November Barfly, CARDIFF (with Oceansize & Brontide) Kingsway, CF10 3FD Doors 7.30pm Tickets £10 http://www.barflyclub.com/cardiff/whatson/event/25219.aspx#Oceansize+%2b+Vessels+%2b+Brontide Thursday 26 November Academy 3, MANCHESTER (with Oceansize & Brontide) Oxford Road, M13 9PR Doors 7.30pm Tickets £11 http://www.manchesteracademy.net Friday 27 November Seven, NOTTINGHAM (with Oceansize & Brontide) 6 Ilkeston Road, NG6 3GE Doors 7pm Tickets £10adv / £14 http://www.sevenlive.co.uk/gigs Sunday 29 November Fat Sams, DUNDEE (with Oceansize and And So I Watch You From Afar) 31 South Ward Road, DD1 1PU Doors 8pm Tickets £9 http://www.fatsams.co.uk Monday 30 November The Tunnels, ABERDEEN (with Oceansize and And So I Watch You From Afar) Carnegie's Brae, AB10 1BF Doors 7.30pm Tickets £9 http://www.thetunnels.co.uk Tuesday 1 December King Tut's Wah Wah Hut, GLASGOW (with Oceansize and And So I Watch You From Afar) 227 St. Vincent Street, G2 5RL Doors 8pm Tickets £9 http://www.kingtuts.co.uk Wednesday 2 December Masque, LIVERPOOL (with Oceansize and And So I Watch You From Afar) 90 Seel Street, L1 4BH Doors 8pm Tickets £10 http://www.myspace.com/themasqueliverpool Thursday 3 December Heaven. LONDON (with Oceansize and And So I Watch You From Afar) 9 The Arches, Villers Street, WC2N 6NG Doors 7pm Tickets £13 http://www.heaven-live.co.uk www.myspace.com/vesselsband
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