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Ward Thomas announce 22-date UK tour (2017)

Ward Thomas

Story by Jack Foley

RECORD breakers and chart toppers Ward Thomas have announced 22 UK dates for 2017, including their biggest headline show to date at The Shepherds Bush Empire on May 10.

22-year-old twins Catherine and Lizzy made history with their stunning major label debut when it reached the top spot in the UK album charts, by becoming the first ever UK country act to achieve the feat.

On top of that extraordinary achievement, the album stayed in the top five for three weeks: a rare accomplishment.

Ward Thomas announce these shows after completing an impressive run of 16 completely sold out UK dates in October, including a sensational show at Bush Hall.

Ahead of these dates they play a sold out show at the Brooklyn Bowl, for the Christmas Country 2 Country Social December 3.

The new tour dates are (all April and May 2017)

28 – Guildford, G Live
29 – Birmingham, O2 Birmingham Institute
30 – Edinburgh, Queens Hall

2 – York, York Barbican
3 – Sheffield, The Plug
4 – Leeds, Church
5 – Norwich, Open
6 – Oxford, O2 Academy
9 – Leicester, De Montfort Hall
10 – London, O2 Shepherds Bush Empire
11 – Worthing, Pavilion Theatre
12 – Portsmouth, Pyramids Centre
16 – Bath, Komedia
17 – Cardiff, Tramshed
18 – Exeter, Lemon Grove
19 – Falmouth, Princess Pavilion
23 – Northampton, The Roadmender
24 – Manchester, O2 Ritz
25 – Lincoln, Engine Shed
27 – Aberdeen, The Lemon Tree
29 – Gateshead, The Sage
30 – Cambridge, Junction

Tickets go on sale on Friday, November 11 at 9am.