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Marc Almond announces April UK tour (2015)

Marc Almond

Story by Jack Foley

MARC Almond has announced a full UK tour in April 2015 to follow the release of his much awaited new record – entitled The Velvet Trail – on March 2.

Almond, who released a 4 track EP in 2014 with collaborations including Jarvis Cocker (Pulp) and Carl Barat (The Libertines, Dirty Pretty Things), will perform a mix of old and new material.

The tour will end on May 1 at London’s Shepherds Bush Empire, where Marc already hosted sold out shows for his 50th and 55th birthday.

The eclectic artist, last year’s recipient of the Ivor Novello Inspiration Award, is currently touring with Jools Holland, following the 2013’s triumph of his award winning Ten Plagues song cycle performances and subsequent album release.

The dates are as follows (all April and May 2015):


16 – Brighton, New Brighton Floral Pavilion Theatre
17 – Birmingham Town Hall
18 – Ipswich Regent
20 – Cambridge Corn Exchange
21 – Brighton Dome
23 – Bristol Colston Hall
24 – Leeds Town Hall
25 – Manchester Bridgewater Hall
27 – Edinburgh Queens Hall
28 – Gateshead Sage
30 – Basingstoke Anvil


1 – London Shepherd’s Bush Empire

Tickets go on sale at 10am on Friday, November 14.