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Music News: Monday 7th July 2014

Lisa Bentley



Dolly the Dog Left at Glastobury

A dog was found wandering the Glastonbury site long after the festival had finished. The dog, which has since been sent to a shelter, has been named Dolly after Dolly Parton. It has since been reported that the country singer will adopt the dog if its owners do not come and claim it.

Interested in Singing/Song Writing?

A free workshop is being held to encourage female artists to showcase their work. The workshops are set to encourage artists to perform, with a live show case the day after. For more information please visit http://www.folkstockartsfooundation.com/

Album News

Olly Murs has revealed that his new album will be released in November.

Macca’s Back

Paul McCartney has resumed his touring after having to pull gigs due to poor health earlier in the year. The gigs that McCartney missed have been rescheduled for October.

Jessica Simpson Marries Long Term Partner

Jessica Simpson and Eric Johnson were married this weekend. The couple have two children.

Fearne Cotton and Jesse Wood Marry

BBC Radio 1 presenter and TV personality, Fearne Cotton married partner Jessie Wood This week. Congratulations to the happy couple.

Liquidation for Camden Crawl

The London based festival Camden Crawl has gone into liquidation. In an emailed statement issued to Music Week, the festival founder Lisa Paulon said: “Please be aware that unfortunately Crawl Promotion Limited T/A Camden Crawl is experiencing financial difficulty. It is with great regret that the Board has decided that there is no option but to place the Company into Creditors’ Voluntary Liquidation.”

Live Announcements

Kal Lavelle and Fiona Bevan

The pair embark on joint headline tour from now until the end of August. For more information visit the Folkstock Arts Foundation website.


Bromheads are touring at the end of July. Make sure you get your tickets.

23rd July – Hoxton Bar and Kitchen, London

24th July – Sun Flower, Birmingham

25th July – Cockpit, Leeds

26th July – Tramlines Festival, Sheffield

1st August – Insideout, Darlington (Free Entry)

2nd August – Night and Day Café, Manchester


Kasabian are set to play a 16 date UK tour.

19th November – The SSE Hydro, Glasgow

21st November – First Direct Arena, Leeds

22nd November – LG Arena, Birmingham

23rd November – Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff

25th November – Bournemouth International Centre, Bournemouth

26th November – Brighton Centre, Brighton

28th November – Capital FM Arena, Nottingham

1st December – o2 Academy Brixton, London

2nd December – o2 Academy Brixton, London

4th December – o2 Academy Brixton, London

5th December – o2 Academy Brixton, London

6th December – o2 Academy Brixton, London

8th December – The o2, Dublin

9th December – Odyssey Arena, Belfast

11th December – Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle

12th December – Phones 4U Arena, Manchester


Levellers are set to embark on a greatest hits tour.

29th October – Leas Cliff Hall, Folkestone

11th November – Rock City, Nottingham

12th November – o2 Academy, Bristol

13th November – o2 Shepherds Bush Empire, London

14th November – o2 Academy, Birmingham

15th November – UEA, Norwich

16th November – Guildhall, Portsmouth

18th November – William Aston Hall, Wrexham

19th November – o2 Academy, Newcastle

20th November – o2 Academy, Sheffield

21st November – o2 ABC, Glasgow

22nd November – Academy, Manchester

Paolo Nutini

Paolo Nutini has added an extra date to his tour.

24th October – Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle

25th October – Motorpoint Arena, Sheffield

27th October – Hydro Arena, Glasgow

28th October – Hydro Arena, Glasgow

30th October – o2 Arena, London

5th October – LG Arena, Birmingham

6th October – Phones 4U Arena, Manchester


Catch Superfood as they tour this month.

12th July – The KPH, London

17th July – Undertone, Cardiff

18th July – AKA, Banbury (Free Entry)

19th July – Truck Festival, Oxford

22nd July – The Social, London (Free Entry)

23rd July – Jailhouse, Hereford

25th July – Secret Garden Party, Huntington

31st July – Old Blue Last, London (Free Entry)

1st August – Y Not Festival, Derbyshire

2nd August – Leopallooza, Cornwall

6th August – The Black Heart, London (Free Entry)

13th September – Shrewsbury Fields Festival, Shropshire


Teleman has announced live dates.

24th July – Secret Garden Party, Huntingdon

25th July – Deer Shed Festival, Yorkshire

7th August – Wilderness Festival, Charlbury

14th August – Green Man Festival, Powys

18th October – Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

20th October – Gorilla, Manchester

21st October – Hare and Hounds, Birmingham

22nd October – Heaven, London

24th October – Haunt, Brighton

25th October – Fleece, Bristol

5 Seconds to Summer

As part of their European tour, 5 Seconds to Summer will be playing a host of UK dates in 2015.

28th May – The o2, Dublin

30th May – Odyssey Arena, Belfast

1st June – The SSE Hydro, Glasgow

2nd June – Newcastle Arena, Newcastle

3rd June – First Direct Arena, Leeds

4th June – NIA Arena, Birmingham

7th June – Motorpoint Arena, Birmingham

9th June – Phones 4U Arena, Manchester

12th June – SSE Arena Wembley, London

13th June – SSE Arena Wembley, London

Released This Week

Futurology – Manic Street Preachers

1000 Forms of Fear – Sia

Fragile – Midge Ure

Live Life Living – Example

No Other Name – Hillsong Worship