HONEYBLOOD - aka Glaswegian duo Stina Tweeddale (vocals/guitar) and Shona McVicar (drums) who release their debut album on July 14 - have announced a UK tour that will stop off at Leicester Unviersity's Scholar Bar on September 25 and Birmingham's Hare & Hounds on September 26.
SOME.TIME Super Furry Animals front-man Gruff Rhys (right) will be touring his ambitious multi-platform project American Interior (the story of a lost tribe of Welsh speaking Native Americans) this autumn, stopping off at Birmingham's Glee Club on Monday, September 15. His new single Liberty Is Where We'll Be is out on July 21.
OXFORD outfit Glass Animals, who unveiled debut album Zaba on Monday, have been lined up for the Birmingham's One Beat Weekender urban festival on July 20.
BIPOLAR Sunshine is spending the summer on the festival circuit but he'll also be brightening the autumnal gloom with a tour that includes dates at Nottingham's Rescue Rooms on Monday, October 6, Leicester's O2 Academy on October 7 and Birmingham's Library Institute on October 8. ALT.J, will follow up Mercury Prize-winning debut An Awesome Wave with This Is All Yours on Monday, September 22 - and by design or coincidence that's the date of their show at Wolverhampton's Civic Hall, part of a short British tour to tone up for a two-month trek round the USA.
THE 1975, who will be playing all the major festivals this summer, have confirmed a short autumn which will feature just one Midlands date - Wolverhampton's Civic Hall on Monday, September 29.
FRESH from releasing his new album Sex And Love, Enrique Iglesias has announced his first full-scale UK tour for three years including a show at Birmingham's NIA on Thursday, November 27. Support comes from Demi Lovato and tickets go on sale at 9.30am today, PS39.90, PS53.90 & PS73.50 from www.theticketfactory.com/0844 338 8000. ? BLITZ Kids, who will be supporting Black Sabbath at next month's Hyde Park concert before touring Europe with Deaf Havana, will play some headline dates this autumn, taking in Nottingham's Rock City Basement on Friday, October 3 and Birmingham Asylum on October 10.