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Music News: Monday 26th August 2013

Lisa Bentley

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DIVV Cancel Leeds and Reading

DIVV had to cancel their performance at Leeds and Reading this year due to lead singer Zachary Cole Smith being ill. Smith tweeted the news via the band’s official twitter handle @DIIV “hey, this sucks but i’m too sick to play Reading and Leeds this weekend. we just called and cancelled. i’m so fucking sorry. back soon. Xoxo”

Paramore to Host Festival

Paramore are planning to host their very own festival, rather unusually it will take place on a cruiseship. The festival, which is set to be called Parahoy will take place next year aboard the Norwegian Pearl.

2 Chainz Arrested

2 Chainz got himself in to spot of bother this week. After having his tour bus pulled over by the police due to a broken light; the rapper panicked due to the apparent use of illicit substances aboard the vehicle and refused to come off the bus.  The rapper spent a total of nine hours on the bus before finally disembarking and being arrested.

Dolly Parton Goes Bigger

Dolly Parton has announced a £190 expansion to her theme park Dollywood.

Apple Radio Set for September

Apple Radio will launch in September. At first the service will only be available in the USA and is set to be the radio station tailored to your specific music needs.

Alex Band Kidnapped

Alex Band of the group The Calling was recently kidnapped after a gig in Michigan. The singer was later released by the kidnappers after pleading that he was going to be a father.

Live Announcements

Foals

Foals have announced their first live details for 2014.

4th February – Olympia, Dublin

7th February – Apollo, Manchester

9th February – Barrowlands, Glasgow

11th February – o2 Academy, Birmingham

12th February – o2 Academy, Newcastle

14th February – Alexandra Palace, London

The Growlers

The Growlers are touring in October.

23rd October – Electric Circus, Edinburgh

24th October – Broadcast, Glasgow

25th October – Bodega, Nottingham

26th October – Deaf Institute, Manchester

27th October – Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

29th October – Thekla, Bristol

30th October – Scala, London

31st October – The Haunt, Brighton

2nd November – Bullingdon, Oxford

Israel Nash Gripka

Catch Israel Nash Gripka on tour in in September and October.

30th September – Rough Trade West, London

1st October – The Maze, Nottingham

2nd October – ABC2, Glasgow

3rd October – Errigle Inn, Belfast

4th October – Whelan’s, Dublin

5th October – Cleere’s, Kilkenny

6th October – Cyprus Avenue, Cork

11th October –Prince Albert, Brighton

13th October – Water Rats, London

Jason Isbell

Jason Isbell is touring in November.

18th November – Thekla, Bristol

19th November – The Hope, Brighton

20th November – The Garage, London

21st November – Bodega, Nottingham

22nd November – King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, Glasgow

24th November – Workman’s Club, Dublin

25th November – Ruby Lounge, Manchester

Mark Lanegan

Mark Lanegan will be touring in November.

1st November – St George’s Church, Brighton

2nd November – Institute, Birmingham

3rd November – College of Music, Leeds

4th November – Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh

5th November – Sugar Club, Dublin

7th November – Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester

8th November – Union Chapel, London

29th November – Islington Assembly Hall, London

Newton Faulkner

Newton Faulkner has announced details of a tour in 2014.

6th February – Olympia, Dublin

7th February – Opera House, Cork

8th February – Seapoint, Galway

9th February – Limelight, Belfast

11th February – Picture House, Edinburgh

12th February – o2 ABC, Glasgow

13th February – o2 Academy, Newcastle

15th February – o2 Academy, Leeds

16th February – o2 Academy, Liverpool

17th February – Bridgewater, Manchester

19th February – Barbican, York

20th February – o2 Academy, Birmingham

21st February – Rock City, Nottingham

23rd February – UEA, Norwich

24th February – Corn Exchange, Ipswich

26th February – o2 Academy, Bournemouth

27th February – Colston Hall, Bristol

28th February – University, Cardiff

2nd March – Guildhall, Portsmouth

3rd March – De La Warr Pavillion, Bexhill on Sea

5th March – Roundhouse, London

6th March – Glive, Guildford

7th March – Great Hall, Exeter

Rue Royale

Rue Royale are touring later this year.

10th September – Sebright Arms, London

15th November – The Castle Hotel, Manchester

16th November – Old Cinema Laundrette, Durham

17th November – Glee Club, Nottingham

18th November – Four Bears, Cardiff

20th November – The Canteen, Bristol

21st November – Glee Club, Birmingham

22nd November – South Deven Arts Centre, Totnes

23rd November – Prince Albert, Strout

24th November – Zanzibar, Liverpool

26th November – Portland Arms, Cambridge

27th November – Latest Music Bar, Brighton

28th November – Arts Centre, Norwich

29th November – Puzzle Hall Inn, Sowerby Bridge

30th November – Magic Lantern, Tywyn

The Union

The Union are touring in November.

4th November – Corporation, Sheffield

5th November – o2 Academy, Newcastle

6th November – The Cathouse, Glasgow

8th November – Club Academy, Manchester

9th November – Slade Rooms, Wolverhampton

11th November – Wedgewood Rooms, Portsmouth

12th November – o2 Academy, Bristol

Wave Pictures

Wave Pictures start touring in September.

11th September – Portland Arms, Cambridge

12th September – Full Moon Club, Cardiff

13th September – Spankys, Nottingham

14th September – Festival No. 6, Portmeiron

15th September – Louisiana, Bristol

18th September – The Musician, Leicester

19th September – Kazimier, Liverpool

20th September – The Pleasure Theatre, Edinburgh

22nd September – Mono, Glasgow

23rd September – Cluny, Newcastle

24th September – TBC, Preston

25th September – The Adelphi, Hull

26th September – Brudenell, Leeds

27th September – Soup Kitchen, Manchester

28th September – The Haunt, Brighton

13th November – Jazz Café, London

White Lies

Catch White Lies on their December tour.

3rd December – O2 Academy, Newcastle

4th December – o2 ABC, Glasgow

6th December – Academy, Manchester

7th December – Rock City, Nottingham

8th December – o2 Academy, Bristol

10th December – Roundhouse, London

14th December – UAE, Norwich

15th December – Institute, Birmingham

Wolf Alice

Wolf Alice are heading out on tour in September.

14th September – The Warehouse, Newcastle (with Swim Deep)

15th September – Oran Mo, Glasgow (with Swim Deep)

16th September – Queen’s Social Club, Sheffield (with Swim Deep)

17th September – The Ritz, Manchester (with Swim Deep)

18th September –  Kazimier, Liverpool (with Swim Deep)

19th September – The Cockpit, Leeds (with Swim Deep)

20th September – Town Hall, Birmingham (with Swim Deep)

21st September – Rescue Rooms, Nottigham (with Swim Deep)

22nd September – The Globe, Cardiff (with Swim Deep)

23rd September – o2 Academy, Oxford (with Swim Deep)

24th September – The Junction, Cambridge (with Swim Deep)

25th September – Concorde 2, Brighton (with Swim Deep)

27th September – Shepherd’s Bush Empire, London (with Swim Deep)

18th October – SWN Festival, Cardiff

19th October – Gathering Festival, Oxford

30th October – Dingwalls, London

Released This Week

Hail to the King – Avenged Sevenfold

Another Self Portrait (1969 – 1971) The Bootleg Series Vol. 10 – Bob Dylan

Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action – Franz Ferdinand

Hotel Cabana – Naughty Boy

Studio Zoo – Newton Faulkner

Halcyon Days – Ellie Goulding

The Third Eye Centre – Belle and Sebastion

Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros – Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros

Four and the Nextwave Sessions – Bloc Party