THE SLOW READERS CLUB
Photo credit: Sarah Junker
 
ANNOUNCE EUROPEAN TOUR
 
UK HEADLINE TOUR IN MARCH/APRIL
 
“The next northern pop powerhouse… with hints of the xx, Depeche Mode, The Maccabees and Alt-J” – NME
 
PLAYING BEARDED THEORY, MAD COOL AND NEIGHBOURHOOD WEEKENDER FESTIVALS

 
Fresh from a stunning appearance at Eurosonic Festival last weekend, Manchester four-piece The Slow Readers Club have announced an extensive European tour for April and May, following their huge UK headline tour starting in March.
 
Coming hot on the heels of their sold-out headline gigs in December – which saw them play the biggest shows of their career so far – the band will be playing 16 dates across Europe ahead of their shows at Bearded Theory Festival in Derbyshire, Neighbourhood Weekender in Warrington and Mad Cool festival in Madrid. Tickets will be available on Friday at 9am.
 
“We’ve had plenty of fans making contact asking us to play all over Europe so it’s great to finally be able to do so,” says singer Aaron Starkie. “We had a great response at a few European festivals last year (Reeperbahn, Kaltern pop and Haldern pop) and think there will be a lot of people out there that would be into us.”
 
2018 saw a huge rise for the band, with their album Build A Tower going straight into the Official UK album chart Top 20, with extensive radio support from the likes of 6Music and Radio X. Closing the year, the band played three huge headline shows at London’s Scala, Glasgow’s School Of Art and a triumphant hometown show at Manchester’s O2 Apollo, all of which were sold out.
 
And now, with a mammoth 32-date headline UK tour and their first-ever European headline tour, alongside a fast-growing list of festival appearances lined up, The Slow Readers Club look set to ascend to even greater things in 2019.

 
THE SLOW READERS CLUB TOUR DATES
02/03 – Kendal, Brewery Arts Centre **SOLD OUT**
03/03 – Carlisle, The Brickyard
04/03 – Inverness, The Ironworks
05/03 – Aberdeen, The Tunnels
07/03 – Dundee, Beat Generator
08/03 – Edinburgh, The Liquid Room
09/03 – Sunderland, Independent
10/03 – York, Fibbers
12/03 – Hull, The Welly
13/03 – Wakefield, Warehouse 23
14/03 – Blackpool, Bootleg Social **SOLD OUT**
15/03 – Liverpool, Arts Club **SOLD OUT**
16/03 – Sheffield, The Leadmill
18/03 – Stoke, The Sugarmill
19/03 – Wrexham, The Live Rooms
20/03 – Birmingham, O2 Academy 2
21/03 – Derby, The Venue
23/03 – Leicester, The Shed
24/03 – Gloucester, Guildhall
25/03 – Swansea, Sin City
26/03 – Bristol, Fleece
28/03 – Truro, Old Bakery
29/03 – Exeter, Phoenix
30/03 – Portsmouth, Wedgewood Rooms **SOLD OUT**
31/03 – Reading, Sub 89
 
01/04 – Oxford, O2 Academy 2
03/04 – St Albans, The Horn **SOLD OUT**
04/04 – Bedford, Esquires
05/04 – Norwich, Open
06/04 – Southend-on-Sea, Chinnerys
08/04 – Tunbridge Wells, Forum
09/04 – Brighton, The Haunt 
 
23/04 – Cologne, Artheater DE
24/04 – Prague, Café V Lese CZ
25/04 – Poznan, Minoga PL
27/04 – Berlin, BiNuu DE
29/04 – Stockholm, Nalen Klubb SE
30/04 – Oslo, John Dee NO 
 
01/05 – Copenhagen, Hotel Cecil DK
02/05 – Hamburg, Knust DE
15/05 – Amsterdam, Paradiso NL
16/05 – Brussels, AB Club BE
17/05 – Zurich, Papiersaal CH
18/05 – Zagreb, Culture Factory HR
19/05 – Milan, Sound Club IT
20/05 – Munich, Milla DE
22/05 – Paris, Le Klub FR
 
25/05 – Bearded Theory Festival, Derbyshire
26/05 – Neighbourhood Weekender, Warrington
 
12/07 – Mad Cool Festival, Madrid ES
 
Tickets are available from theslowreadersclub.co.uk
 

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