News roundup: Kasabian, Radiohead
Our recap of the stories we’ve featured over the past seven days includes a live return for the new Kasabian look and live debuts for two Radiohead members.
Kasabian has announced a UK tour in October and November this year, an important chapter in the band’s history for remaining members Serge Pizzorno, Chris Edwards, Ian Matthews and Tim Carter.
“We are extremely happy to announce these intimate shows,” they say. “We love our band, our music and our fans too much to stop!”
Little Simz will tour the UK and Ireland following the release of Sometimes I Might Be Introvert.
He is due to start on November 25 in Birmingham and will move to Newcastle, Glasgow and Dublin for the rest of the month.
Father John Misty has announced a two-night run at the Ford in Los Angeles between September 22-23, registrations are open now for a chance to grab one of the 1,050 tickets available for each show.
The LA Phil will join Josh Tillman in giving a new twist to the highly acclaimed solo record series that continued into 2018 with God’s Favorite Client.
Radiohead’s side project The Smile has been launched during the Glastonbury live broadcast Last weekend.
Described by Yorke during the performance as “ the smile of the guy who lies to you everyday, ” the trio performed an eight-song set including tracks called Skating On The Surface, Opposites, and We Don’t Know What Tomorrow Brings. .
A 10,000-seat version of the Download Festival campsite will take place next month as the UK government moves into the second stage of its event research program; moshing is very encouraged.
It is being announced just as promising data has started to emerge from the first trials which recently took place at Sefton Park in Liverpool, trials which the city’s director of public health described as ‘definitely a success’ ‘- words taken by the organizer of this event and those of Sefton. Park those, Melvin Benn.
Billie Eilish has added a UK and Ireland arena tour to her live engagements in 2022.
The flight across the Atlantic is set to take place after a previously announced North American tour and will open on June 3 at SSE Arena in Belfast.