Today's roundup includes Sufjan Stevens, Morrissey, Roadburn Festival & The Leisure Society.
*Updated: First Aid Kit + Emmy The Great!
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Sufjan Stevens (pictures above) is set to release a CD/DVD package of his film 'The BQE' and its soundtrack in October.
The film, which is about the expressway that connects the Queens and Brooklyn boroughs of New York, will be released on October 20. The package will include a DVD of the film, a CD of its soundtrack, and a 40-page accompanying booklet.
After selling out every show on his 2009 UK Tour, a final London area MORRISSEY show is now announced at Alexandra Palace on Thursday 5th November.
Tickets for the new date are Â£35 and are on sale Friday 24th July @ 9am. Maximum eight tickets per person. Special guests, Doll & The Kicks.
Roadburn has announced that Tom Gabriel Warrior, founder of Hellhammer and Celtic Frost, has agreed to act as the curator for our festival on Friday, April 16th 2010, and host a special event at Roadburn, called Only Death Is Real.
Roadburn 2010, including Tom Gabriel Warrior's Only Death Is Real, will run for three days from Thursday, April 15 to Saturday, April 17 at the 013 venue and Midi Theatre in Tilburg, Holland. There will be an additional afterburner event on Sunday, April 18, 2010.
The Leisure Society
The Leisure Society is the latest addition to the Full Time Hobby family.
22nd London, ULU
23rd Bristol, Thekla
2nd Cardiff, Big Weekend
7th Eastnor Castle, Herefordshire The Big Chill Festival
21st Glanusk Park, Brecon Beacons, Green Man Festival
30th Bexhill On Sea , De Le Warr Pavillion (Willkommen Collective)
5th Suffolk, Festinho Festival
11th Larmer Tree Gardens, End Of The Road Festival
19th Exeter, Festival
21st Brighton, Duke Of York
23rd Milton Keynes, The Stables
24th Wales, SWN Festival
25th Canterbury, Canterbury Festival @ Orange Street Music Club
26th Paris, France, CafÃ© De La Danse
27th Wetzlar, Germany, Franzis
28th Hamburg, Germany, Prinzenbar
29th Frankfurt, Germany, Das Bett
30th Munster, Germany, Gleis 22
31st Brussels, Germany, Botanique
First Aid Kit
Johanna and Klara return to London next week to play their first headline show at The Lexington on Tuesday 28th July. After having to cancel their Latitude performance at the very last minute due to being stuck in Norway with no plane to catch, First Aid Kit will be back in the UK to play a string of festivals - full dates below.
28 - London, Lexington (www.wegottickets.com/event/50684)
31 - Hertfordshire, Standon Calling (www.standon-calling.com)
01 - London, Field Day, Victoria Park (www.seetickets.com)
02 - London, Underage Festival, Victoria Park (www.seetickets.com)
16 - Leicester, Summer Sundae (www.summersundae.com)
Emmy The Great
Alongside a forthcoming Pure Groove instore on 11th August and a string of festival dates, Emmy The Great will release the new Edward EP on 10th August on her own Close Harbour label.
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