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Ash announce December UK tour (2015)

Story by Jack Foley

BLAZING a trail this summer with festival appearances around the globe, Ash have announced an extensive UK tour for December 2015.

Tim, Mark and Rick will play 11 dates in the UK and Ireland with a London show at Shepherd’s Bush Empire.

Tickets are on sale from Friday, August 7.

The tour dates are as follows (all December 2015)

2 – Bristol, Bierkeller
3 – London, Shepherd’s Bush Empire
4 – Newcastle, Riverside
6 – Glasgow, ABC
8 – Manchester, Ritz
9 – Wolverhampton, Wulfrun Hall
10 – Sheffield, Leadmill
12 – Norwich, Waterfront
13 – Brighton, Concorde 2
14 – Cardiff, Y Plas Cardiff University
15 – Dublin, Olympia

The trio released their latest album Kablammo! in May and a new single, Machinery, is set for release on October 9.

Described by Tim as “probably the most indie pop tune on the record” it’s “essentially a song about someone in modern times trying to find a real connection” he explains. “It was one of the final ones we worked on” says Mark “it’s just a beautiful melody”.