The xx announce three new UK live dates
"Hi from LA! We have been on the road for the past months, playing cities and festivals around the world. On September 10th we release our new album and we couldn't be happier to spend that week in the UK, playing some very intimate shows at 3 beautiful venues."
There we have it folks, The xx are set to play three UK shows this September in support of their forthcoming new album, Coexist.
- Monday Sept 10th London - Shepherd's Bush Empire
- Tuesday Sept 11th Cardiff - Coal Exchange
- Wednesday Sept 12th Edinburgh - Usher Hall
Last night The xx performed with the BBC's philharmonic orchestra. Against Madley-Croft and Sim's retiring mutterings, the classic instruments added a swarming pureness to the band's signature sound. It was broadcast of Zane Lowe's radio 1 show so for those who missed it, you can listen to it again online. [read more]
The xx have announced they'll be taking up residence in Manchester in 2013 for the Manchester International Festival. [read more]
Thank god it's Friday right? Let's crack on with some news... The XX and Ponytail have been added to the Matt Groening ATP Festival weekend at Butlins, Minehead on May 7th â 9th 2010. BOTW have some amazing shows coming up in the form of Megafun @ The Slaughtered Lamb (2nd March), The Tallest Man On Earth @ Bush Hall (15th March) & Emily Jane White @ The Slaughtered Lamb (22nd Februrary). Check them out at http://www.birdonthewire.net On 25 January 2010 The Mary Onet... (continued) [read more]