It was revealed this week that Jason Orange has quite Take That. Orange has cited that he doesn’t want to commit to the new recording schedule as his reasons for leaving the band. Orange issued the following statement:
“I want to start by saying how proud I am of what we have achieved over the years. However, at a band meeting last week I confirmed to Mark, Gary and Howard that I do not wish to commit to recording and promoting a new album. I have spend some of the best years of my life with Take That and I’d like to thank everyone who has been a part of my journey, including my band mates, who I feel are like brothers to me. Most especially my gratitude goes to all of the good and kind, beautiful and ever-loyal fans to the band, without whom none of this could have been possible. Thank you.”
The band offered their well wishes to Jason Orange on his decision to leave the band.
Original Sugababe Mutya Buena has been declared bankrupt. This has been due to unpaid tax bills which have amounted into approximately £10,000 worth of debt.
Victoria Beckham was honoured this week by being named as a United Nations Goodwill Ambassador. Her work will directly impact the organisations program that focuses on Aids and HIV.
Kate Bush’s gig in London’s Hammersmith Eventim Apollo was delayed on Friday due to a power failure. Fans were left waiting for the singer for over an hour. However, as the saying goes, the show must go on. Bush finally came on stage, apologised to the audience and performed her show.
The departure of founding member Malcolm Young from Australian rock group AC/DC was announced this week. It has since been revealed this that he is currently receiving full time care in a nursing home. It has been revealed that this is due to Young suffering dementia.
Catch Jack Garratt on his headline tour.
29th November – Brudenell Social Club, Leeds
30th November – The Castle Hotel, Manchester
2nd December – The Prince Albert, Brighton
3rd December – Hare and Hounds, Birmingham
4th December – Cargo, London
6th December – The Arches, Glagow (supporting Prides – sold out)
8th December – Louisiana, Bristol
9th December – Bodega, Nottingham
James McLaren releases new EP Stay Aboard in November. You can see him before then on tour.
20th October – Bournemouth Uni/Southampton Uni/Winchester Uni
21st October – Luton Uni/Queen Mary Uni, London
22nd October – Essex NNI/ACM Uni/UCL, London
23rd October – Loughborough Uni/De Montfort Uni, Leicester/Warwick Uni
24th October – Bath Uni/Bath Spa Uni
27th October – Keele Uni/Manchester Met Uni/Liverpool Uni
28th October – Nottingham Trent Unni/Sheffield Uni
29th October – Leeds Uni/Bradford Uni
30th October – Teeside Uni/Northumbria Uni
31st October – Strathclyde Uni/Stirling Uni/St Andrews Uni
Lola Colt are touring in October and November.
22nd October – Nice N Sleazy, Glasgow
23rd October – Georgian Theatre, Stockton-On-Tees
24th October – The Trades Club, Hebden Bridge
25th October – Soup Kitchen, Manchester
26th October – Oporto, Leeds
30th October – Start the Bus, Bristol
31st October – Bedford Esquires, Bedford
2nd November – The Hope, Brighton
4th November – Electrowerkz, London (album launch show)
Marika Hackman will be heading out on a headlining tour in November.
3rd November – Electric Circus, Edinburgh
4th November – Brickyard, Carlisle
5th November – The Harley, Sheffield
6th November – East Village Art Club, Liverpool
8th November – Gullivers, Manchester
9th November – The Wardrobe, Leeds
10th November – The Musician, Leicester
11th November – The Duchess, York
13th November – The Sunflower Lounge, Birmingham
14th November – The Bodega, Nottingham
16th November – Birdcage, Bristol
17th November – Epic Studios, Norwich
18th November – XOYO, London
19th November – The Portland Arms, Cambridge
20th November – Green Door Store, Brighton
St Vincent will be playing four dates in October.
22nd October – Albert Hall, Manchester
23rd October – Floral Hall, Winter Gardens, Eastbourne
24th October – Institute, Birmingham
25th October – The Roundhouse, London (sold out)
Art Official Age – Prince
Carry on the Grudge – Jamie T
Down Where the Spirit Meets the Bone – Lucinda Williams
Fantasia – Lucy Kay
The Weird and Wonderful Marmozets – Marmozets
Hesitant Alien – Gerard Way
Wonder Were We Land – SBTRKT
Give My Love to London – Marianne Faithfull