Today's roundup includes Editors, Kathryn Williams, Johnny Flynn and Wintersleep. *Remember! The news roundup gets updated throughout the day, so make sure you come back later for more news! Editors Editors, who this week joined a select group of artists to achieve consecutive UK Number One albums when their third studio album, ‘In This Light And On This Evening’, went straight to the top of the chart on its release have announced further tour dates for the UK. The band also scored Top Twenty placings across Europe including debuts at Number 2 in Belgium (where Papillon became the first international act track to debut at Number One in fifteen years a fortnight ago), Number 3 in Holland, Number 8 in Germany and Top Ten iTunes placings across the continent including Italy, Portugal, Sweden and more. With their current sold out UK tour coming to an end, the band have now announced the following dates for next year which see them visit towns that were not on the current touring schedule. Dates are as follows: March 2010 06 - Engine Shed, Lincoln 07 - Guildhall, Preston 08 - St. George's Hall, Bradford 10 - Academy, Glasgow 11 - Fat Sams, Dundee 12 - Ironworks, Inverness 13 - Music Hall, Aberdeen 15 - Academy, Newcastle 16 - Apollo, Manchester 17 - Corn Exchange, Cambridge 19 - Academy, Bournemouth 20 - Dome, Brighton 21 - University, Cardiff 23 - Leas Cliff Hall, Folkestone 24 - Brixton Academy, London 28 - Guildhall, Portmouth 29 - Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool 30 - Academy, Birmingham Tickets are on sale on Friday 23rd October at 9am priced £20 / £22.50 London only (subject to booking fee) via www.gigsandtours.com and usual agents. Kathryn Williams Kathryn Williams signs to One Little Indian and announces the release of a brand new album ‘The Quickening’, February 22nd 2010. Kathryn also has five autumn shows lined up, which she will perform with double bass player Simon Edwards (who played on Kathryn’s ‘Leave To Remain’ album with Neil MacColl). Kathryn is promising sets ‘of lots of songs I haven't played in a while!’. The dates are: 24th October - Masham Town Hall 01765 680 200 26th October - Bury The Met 0161 761 2216 27th October – London Dingwalls 08700 600 100 28th October – Bracknell Cellar Bar 01344 484 123 29th October - Exeter- Phoenix 10th November - Lincoln Terry O'Toole Theatre 01522 883 311 www.myspace.com/kathrynwilliams Wintersleep WINTERSLEEP are currently on their biggest European tour to date as special guests to EDITORS. Having spent the last month writing and recording the follow-up to 'Welcome To The Night Sky', WINTERSLEEP and their studio tans arrive in Belfast on Oct 7th returning home to Canada just in time for Christmas. WINTERSLEEP are Special Guests of Editors on their HUGE European tour which reaches London Hammersmith Apollo tomorrow night...ssshhh Secret Show tonight courtesy of TheLineofBestFit . 20 Oct - Tonight! Secret London Show! Free! Editors tour continues: 21 Oct - LONDON, Hammersmith Apollo 22 Oct - Sheffield, Academy 23 Oct - Nottingham, Rock City 24 Oct - LONDON, Tabernacle - Wintersleep headline show 25 Oct - Wolverhampton, Civic 26 Oct - Southampton, Guildhall Their current album, 'Welcome To The Night Sky' is a continuing success with Album of the Week on Zane Lowe, A-Lists at 6 Music, XFM and NME Radio and now, previously unreleased outside North America, their first two albums will be available. 'Wintersleep' (2003) and 'Untitled' (2005) will be released by One Four Seven Records on October 19th 09 in the UK and Europe. www.myspace.com/wintersleep Johnny Flynn Johnny Flynn has announced details of a new EP entitled 'Sweet William'. Released on the 30th November, the EP follows-up his critically acclaimed debut album 'A Larum', and contains four brand new tracks. Ahead of the EP release Johnny will head-out on an already sold-out UK tour playing a series of seven headline dates at... 21 Oct 2009 Canterbury Festival 22 Oct 2009 Glasgow Nice ’N’ Sleazy (Support Anna Calvi) 23 Oct 2009 Birmingham Glee Club (Support Anna Calvi) 24 Oct 2009 Leeds Brudenell Social Club (Support Anna Calvi) 25 Oct 2009 Manchester Deaf Institute (Support Anna Calvi) 27 Oct 2009 Bristol Cube Cinema (Support Alessi’s Ark) 28 Oct 2009 Brighton Hanbury Ballroom (Support Alessi’s Ark) 29 Oct 2009 Southampton Hamptons (Support Alessi’s Ark) http://www.myspace.com/johnnyflynn
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