Rudimental Announce Details of UK Tours
Hackney quartet Rudimental have announced details of an autumn UK headline tour, which will take place in October. The run of dates kick off at Leeds’ O2 Academy on October 8, following with shows in Newcastle, Bristol, Bournemouth and Birmingham, before finishing up at London’s prestigious Brixton Academy on October 18. The band’s new single ‘Waiting All Night’ ft. Ella Eyre– which is A List at Radio 1 and received a ‘Hottest Record’ nod from Zane Lowe on his Radio 1 show – will release next week (April 15). The collectives’ debut album ‘Home’ releases on 29 April.
It’s been an impressive year for these four lads, spawning a UK number 1 with the giant ‘Feel The Love’ and a very successful follow-up single ‘Not Giving In’. The band will shortly embark on their April UK headline tour, bringing their carnival-esque live show, complete with extended Rudimental family of players and vocalists – to the masses. Their tour kicks off in Glasgow on 23 April, following with shows in Liverpool, Nottingham, Manchester, Birmingham, Oxford and Norwich, taking in London’s Electric in Brixton on 2 May. The headline tour follows their slot supporting label-mate Plan B on his sell out arena tour, and Australia’s Future Music tour (alongside Stone Roses & Prodigy), and a US tour taking in SXSW and main-stage slot at Miami’s Ultra Festival.
With a melting pot of influences stamped firmly across the brilliant and adventurous forthcoming album – soulful songs, live instrumentation and massive club tunes – the tour will showcase a wealth of new material and deliver the hits, including one of 2012’s biggest hits – the Brit Nominated ‘Feel The Love’.
Winning critical acclaim alongside rapturous responses from live crowds, Rudimental are a collective with strong musical heart (in the shape of Piers Aggett, Amir Amor, Kesi Dryden and Leon Rolle) who, like Soul II Soul, Massive Attack or Basement Jaxx before have come together to strike musical gold with a unique identity: sound- clashing live instruments, beats and soulful voices.
OCTOBER UK HEADLINE SHOWS
8th October – Leeds O2 Academy
11th October – Newcastle O2 Academy
14th October – Bristol O2 Academy
15th October – Bournemouth O2 Academy
17th October – Birmingham O2 Academy
18th October – London Brixton O2 Academy
APRIL UK HEADLINE SHOWS
23rd April – Oran Mor, Glasgow
24th April – Academy, Liverpool
25th April – Rescue Rooms, Nottingham
26th April – Gorilla, Manchester
27th April – HMV Library, Birmingham
30th April – O2 Academy 2, Oxford
1st May – Waterfront, Norwich
2nd May – The Electric, London