Declan McKenna, fresh from two storming performances at this past weekend’s Reading and Leeds Festivals, has announced a huge 13 date UK tour for October. The tour with culminate at London’s iconic KOKO, Declan’s biggest headline show to date. He will headline The Church, Leeds on 24th October.
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Declan McKenna Announces Autumn UK Headline Tour Details.
“A powerful love letter to the youth” **** NME
“As twinkly-toed as debuts come” **** Q
“Has the youthful self-confidence to tackle material older songwriters rarely touch…What a cracking debut” **** The Guardian
“A startling collection of big-picture pop” **** Evening Standard
“The very definition of what under-25s call woke…It marks him out as one to watch” **** The Times
“One of the sharpest, most engaging albums of 2017” **** DORK Magazine
“Upbeat pop coupled with whip-smart lyrics” GQ
“Blending the British whimsy of Ray Davies, Pulp and Arctic Monkeys with the outright weirdness of the Flaming Lips” Sunday Times Culture
Declan McKenna is very pleased to announce details of a UK headline tour for the Autumn, including his biggest headline show to date at London’s KOKO.
The new live dates follow the recent release of Declan’s critically acclaimed debut album, What Do You Think About The Car? and his show-stealing performances at the Reading & Leeds Festivals over the weekend.
The tour will mark a meteoric twelve months for the eighteen-year-old Brit who has toured the world relentlessly with his melody-heavy indie pop songs, each fizzing with those insatiable guitar hooks and Declan’s socially conscious lyrical nous.
The thirteen-date run will kick off with a hometown show in High Wycombe on the 5th October, and concludes on the 3rd November at London’s Koko, interspersed with another spate of dates across Europe.
Tickets for the UK tour go on general sale from Friday 1st September via www.declanmckenna.net
Declan McKenna Tour Dates (*supported by FEET):
1st September – Pilton Party 2017, Pilton
2nd September – Electric Picnic, Stradbelly
5th October – Bucks Students’ Union, High Wycombe
6th October – The Welly Club, Hull*
10th October – Botanique-Orangerie, Brussels
11th October – Melkweg, Amsterdam
13th October – Maze, Berlin
14th October – MTC, Cologne
16th October – Le Grand Mix, Tourcoing
17th October – Le 106 Club, Rouen
18th October – La Maroquinerie, Paris
20th October – Concorde 2, Brighton*
21st October – O2 Academy, Leicester*
23rd October – Academy 2, Manchester*
24th October – The Church, Leeds*
26th October – The Garage, Glasgow*
27th October – Northumbria Institute, Newcastle*
28th October – The O2 Institute 2, Birmingham*
30th October – The Waterfront, Norwich*
31st October – The Leadmill, Sheffield*
1st November – Bierkeller, Bristol*
3rd November – Koko, London*