“BLUES ALBUM OF THE YEAR” (EXILE & GRACE)

“BLUES BAND OF THE YEAR”

“BLUES SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR” (ALAN NIMMO)

Britain’s No. 1 blues rock band King King won three UK Blues Awards at Worthing Pavilion on Saturday 19th May.  The band received the awards for “Blues Band of the Year”, “Blues Album of the Year” (Exile & Grace) and “Blues Songwriter of the Year” (Alan Nimmo).

 

King King are currently on tour in the UK with Canadian One-Man band Steve Hill, who is supporting the band on their four remaining UK Tour dates. Right after finishing their UK tour, King King will headline the Newport Rock and Blues Festival at the Newport Neon on Saturday 2nd June 2018 featuring an incredible line-up including Ben Poole, Climax Blues Band, The Brew and The Luke Doherty Band (the latter is the UK Blues Award recipient of the “Regional: Blues Act of the Year”). Tickets are available via www.kingking.co.uk/tour and www.newportbluesfestival.co.uk/tickets.html.

 

King King released their fourth studio album Exile & Grace in October 2017 via Manhaton Records. The album features the band’s singles Broken, (She Don’t) Gimme No Lovin’ and Long Time Running which have been big hits on Planet Rock Radio

APRIL – JUNE 2018 UK TOUR
BOOK ONLINE: WWW.KINGKING.CO.UK

WITH SPECIAL GUEST *STEVE HILL
**XANDER & THE PEACE PIRATES, ***AUSTIN GOLD

“EXILE & GRACE” – OUT NOW!

Hot on the heels of King King’s January 2018 UK tour – including their biggest London show at the Shepherd’s Bush Empire to date – Britain’s No. 1 rock blues band announce their April – June 2018 UK Tour including shows at HRH Blues in Sheffield and the Rock & Blues Festival in Newport.


Photo Credit: © Rob Blackham

King King released their fourth studio album “Exile & Grace” in October 2017 via Manhaton Records. The album features the band’s singles (She Don’t) Gimme No Lovin’ and Long Time Running which have been big hits on Planet Rock radio in the UK.

The album was recorded at Superfly Studios and mixed by Chris Sheldon (Foo Fighters, Feeder and Therapy?).

“Exile & Grace” is King King’s first album of new material since 2015’s multi-award winning “Reaching For The Light.” The new album follows King King’s across-the-board win of five awards at 2016’s British Blues Awards including Best Male Vocal (Alan Nimmo), Best Bass Player (Lindsay Coulson), Best Song (Rush Hour), Best Album(Reaching for the Light) and Best Songwriter.


Photo Credit: © Laurence Harvey

Photo Credit: © Laurence Harvey

October 2016 saw the release of King King’s first live album “King King – Live” which shot to the No.1 spot in Amazon’s Best Sellers Blues Chart, backed by a string of sold out concerts.


Photo Credit: © Laurence Harvey

Photo Credit: © Mark Varney

“King King: a band so good that they named themselves twicel”

National Rock Review


Photo Credit: © Martin Tierney

Photo Credit: © Laurence Harvey

APRIL – JUNE 2018 UK TOUR
BOOK ONLINE: WWW.KINGKING.CO.UK

WITH SPECIAL GUEST *STEVE HILL
**XANDER & THE PEACE PIRATES, ***AUSTIN GOLD

Huntington Hall, Worcester

Saturday 14th April 2018

**WITH SPECIAL GUEST: XANDER AND THE PEACE PIRATES
Book Online: www.worcesterlive.co.uk
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24 Chapel Walk, Worcester WR1 3LD
www.worcesterlive.co.uk

HRH Blues, Sheffield

Sunday 15th April 2018

Book Online: www.hrhblues.com
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O2 Academy Sheffield, 37-43 Arundel Gate, Sheffield S1 2PN
www.hrhblues.com

The Lemon Tree, Aberdeen

Friday 20th April 2018

**WITH SPECIAL GUEST: XANDER AND THE PEACE PIRATES
Book Online: www.aberdeenperformingarts.com
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5 West North Street, Aberdeen, AB24 5AT
www.aberdeenperformingarts.com

Darvel Town Hall, Darvel

Saturday 21st April 2018

Book Online: www.darvelmusiccompany.com
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10-12 West Main Street, Darvel, East Ayrshire KA17 0AQ
www.thequeenshall.net

St. Mary in The Castle, Hastings

Thursday 3rd May 2018

*WITH SPECIAL GUEST STEVE HILL
Tickets: 01323 841414
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7 Pelham Crescent, Hastings, East Sussex, TN34 3AF
http://spyboy.co.uk/ / http://stmaryinthecastle.co.uk

Muni Arts Centre, Pontypridd

Friday 4th May 2018

*WITH SPECIAL GUEST STEVE HILL
Book Online: www.seetickets.com
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Municipal Buildings, Gelliwastad Rd, Pontypridd CF37 2DP
http://muniartscentre.com

The 1865, Southampton

Saturday 5th May 2018

*WITH SPECIAL GUEST STEVE HILL
Book Online: www.seetickets.com
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Brunswick Square, Southampton, SO14 3AR
www.the1865.com

Epstein Theatre, Liverpool

Thursday 10th May 2018

*WITH SPECIAL GUEST STEVE HILL
Book Online: www.epsteinliverpool.co.uk
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Hanover House, 85 Hanover Street, Liverpool, L1 3DZ
www.epsteinliverpool.co.uk

Playhouse, Whitley Bay

Friday 11th May 2018

**WITH SPECIAL GUEST: AUSTIN GOLD
Book Online: www.thegigcartel.com
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Marine Ave, Whitley Bay NE26 1LZ
www.playhousewhitleybay.co.uk

The Grand, Clitheroe

Saturday 12th May 2018

**WITH SPECIAL GUEST: AUSTIN GOLD
Book Online: www.thegigcartel.com
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18 York St, Clitheroe BB7 2DL
www.thegrandvenue.co.uk

The Live Rooms, Chester

Thursday 17th May 2018

*WITH SPECIAL GUEST STEVE HILL
Book Online: www.thegigcartel.com
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1 Station Rd, Chester CH1 3DR
www.theliverooms.com

Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

Friday 18th May 2018

*WITH SPECIAL GUEST STEVE HILL
Book Online: www.thegigcartel.com
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33 Queen’s Rd, Leeds LS6 1NY
www.brudenellsocialclub.co.uk

The Picturedome, Holmfirth

Saturday 19th May 2018

*WITH SPECIAL GUEST STEVE HILL
Book Online: www.thegigcartel.com
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Market Walk, Holmfirth HD9 7DA
www.picturedrome.net

Cheese & Grain, Frome

Saturday 26th May 2018

*WITH SPECIAL GUEST STEVE HILL
Book Online: https://cheeseandgrain.ticketsolve.com
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Market Yd, Justice Ln, Frome BA11 1BE
www.cheeseandgrain.com

Phoenix Arts Centre, Exeter

Sunday 27th May 2018

*WITH SPECIAL GUEST STEVE HILL
Book Online:www.exeterphoenix.org.uk
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Gandy St, Exeter EX4 3LS
www.exeterphoenix.org.uk

Robin 2, Bilston

Thursday 31st May 2018

*WITH SPECIAL GUEST STEVE HILL
Book Online:www.thegigcartel.com
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20-28 Mount Pleasant, Bilston WV14 7LJ
www.therobin.co.uk

The Apex, Bury St Edmunds

Friday 1st June 2018

*WITH SPECIAL GUEST STEVE HILL
Book Online:www.thegigcartel.com
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1 Charter Square, Bury Saint Edmunds IP33 3FD
www.theapex.co.uk

Rock & Blues Festival, Newport

Saturday 2nd June 2018

Book Online:www.newportbluesfestival.co.uk
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The Neon, Clarence Place, NP19 0 Newport, Wales
www.newportbluesfestival.co.uk

 

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