Gigs & Festivals

The Darkness ask Permission To Land on ‘intimate’ new live dates

By | Published on Thursday 13 June 2013

The Darkness

The Darkness have revealed a mass of new live dates the size of a small planet, quite apt given each and every one of said dates will find the “rock-based music band” playing each and every track on their 2003 LP ‘Permission To Land’, which has its tenth anniversary this year. Unbelievable.

The so-called ‘Outreach Programme’ will take Justin Hawkins to various ‘intimate’ and distant enclaves – like sites in Bath, Cardiff, Brighton and Belfast, none of which I’ve heard of.

So distant, in fact, that the following may not even appear on maps:

13 Nov: London, Electric Ballroom
15 Nov: Bath, Pavilion
16 Nov: Plymouth, Plymouth University
17 Nov: Cardiff, Coal Exchange
19 Nov: Buckley, Tivoli
20 Nov: Kilmarnock, Grand Hall
21 Nov: Inverness, Iron Works
23 Nov: Belfast, Limelight
24 Nov: Dublin, Olympia
26 Nov: Lincoln, Engine Shed
27 Nov: Middlesborough Empire
28 Nov: Holmfirth Picturedome
29 Nov: Scunthorpe, Bath Halls
1 Dec: Preston, 53 Degrees
2 Dec: Wolverhampton, Wulfrun
3 Dec: Leamington Spa, Spa Assembly
6 Dec: Portsmouth, Pyramids
7 Dec: Brighton, Concorde 2
8 Dec: Folkestone, Leas Cliff Hall
10 Dec: Salisbury, City Hall
11 Dec: Dorking, Dorking Halls
12 Dec: Oxford, Academy
14 Dec: Northampton, Roadmenders
15 Dec: Leicester Academy
16 Dec: Norwich, UEA


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