DARWIN DEEZ ANNOUNCES UK TOUR

DARWIN DEEZ

Announces October UK tour, summer festival dates, free Rough Trade In-store

A totally appealing sound that puts the joy back into art and the art back into pop” – Word

Absolutely the good kind of sweet” – Time Out

Buoyant and joyous” – NME

With a bona fide hit single in the slinky form of “Radar Detector”, sold out shows across the country, a number of summer festival dates lined up and a critically lauded debut LP under his skinny belt, Darwin Deez undoubtedly has summer in the palm of his hands.

He is not done yet however – on July 12 he releases his new single “Up in the Clouds”, a handclap-equipped belter of a love song, and plays a free in-store gig at Rough Trade the day after to celebrate. He is also charging into the summer with slots at pretty much every music festival of note, following hot on the heels of raucously received performances at The Great Escape and on the NME Radar Tour.

If that isn’t enough, Darwin is also embarking on a mammoth 15 date UK tour in October, kicking off in high style on October 12 in Manchester. Tickets for which will go on sale at 9am this Friday June 11.

So if, for some reason, you have missed him at the festivals, he will be taking his own inimitable, gloriously celebratory live show on the road, where his gorgeous, addictive, off-kilter pop treats will be mixed up with all manner of synchronised dance moves, to undeniably rousing effect.

The new single “Up in the Clouds” is out July 12 on Lucky Number

Rough Trade In-store (single launch)

July 13: Rough Trade East, London (FREE)

Festival dates:

July  3: Wireless, Hyde Park, London

July  6: iTunes Festival, Roundhouse, London

July  9: Oxegen, Ireland

July 11: T in the Park, Scotland

July 18:  Latitude Festival (Sunrise Arena Stage – headline)

July 23: Tramlines Festival ,Sheffield

July 24: Truck, Oxfordshire

July 25: Secret Garden Festival, Cambridgeshire

July 30: MFest Stirling, Scotland

July 31: YNot Festival, Derby

Aug   1: Underage Festival, London

Aug 20: Castle Calling, North Yorkshire

Aug 22: Greenman Festival, Wales

Sept 4: Jersey Live Festival

Sept 5: Jersey Live Festival

Sept 11: Bestival, Isle of Wight

October tour:

Oct 12: Academy 3, Manchester  (Age 14+) (www.gigsandtours.com)

Oct 13: Other Rooms, Newcastle (Age 14+) (www.lunatickets.co.uk)

Oct 14: King Tut’s, Glasgow  (Age 14+) (www.gigsinscotland.com)

Oct 15: Cockpit, Leeds (16+) (www.lunatickets.co.uk)

Oct 16: Bodega, Nottingham  (Age 14+) (www.alt-tickets.co.uk)

Oct 18: Plug, Sheffield (Age 14+) (www.the-plug.com)

Oct 19: Thekla, Bristol (Age 14+) (www.alt-tickets.co.uk)

Oct 20: Cavern, Exeter (Age 16+) (www.wegottickets.com)

Oct 21: Wedgewood Rooms, Portsmouth (Age 14+) (www.seetickets.com)

Oct 22: Digital, Brighton (Age 16+) (www.ticketweb.co.uk)

Oct 23: Jericho, Oxford (Age 18+) (www.wegottickets.com)

Oct 24: Arts Centre, Norwich (Age 14+) (www.ueaticketbookings.co.uk)

Oct 26: Scala, London (Age 16+) (www.livenation.co.uk)

Oct 27: Hare & Hounds, Birmingham (Age 18+) (www.seetickets.com)

Oct 28: Kasbah, Coventry (Age 14+) (www.seetickets.com)

For more information please contact Family on 0207 729 5963

Julie Bland – juliebland@familyltd.co.uk

Keong Woo – keongwoo@familyltd.co.uk

www.darwindeez.com

www.myspace.com/darwindeez

www.luckynumbermusic.com

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