Who: Cam Cole
Where: UK Tour
When:

Latest Update: One-man band busking sensation Cam Cole is taking his heavy blues and rock-and roll show from the street to the stage for his first ever UK tour. After many viral internet videos of his street performances in London, that have been seen and shared by over 7 million people online, a cameo in Golden Globe nominated Apple TV show “Ted Lasso” as well as two albums under his belt, Cam is embarking on his first ever UK tour kicking off on September 1st in Nottingham finishing up on September 30th in Glastonbury.

Information: https://www.camcole.com

Who: BIG/BRAVE
Where: European / UK Tour
When: April – May 2022

Latest Update: BIG | BRAVE have announced an extensive run of European tour dates in April and May 2022 in support of their latest album, Vital out now on Southern Lord. The tour kicks off on April 8th in France, arriving in the UK on the 9th to start their UK run of ten shows in Margate. The tour makes its way across Europe before finishing up in St.Petersburg on May 30th.

Information: http://www.bigbrave.ca/

What: KUBIX Festival
Where: Herrington Park, Sunderland
When: October 2nd / October 8th, 2021

Latest Update: Kubix Festival returns to Herrington Park in Sunderland on Saturday 2nd and Friday 8th October, with some incredible live acts and DJ’s performing across two stages in two big tops. Saturday 2nd October is their rock /alternative day and includes Levellers, New Model Army, Cast, Futureheads, The Selecter, Sleeper, The Farm, The Wedding Present, Wilko Johnson, Primitives and more. While the 8th will see a selection of pop/dance acts including B*witched, East 17 and more appear.

Information: https://www.kubixfestival.com.

Who: ERRA
Where: UK/European Tour
When: February 2022

Latest Update: Following the release of their acclaimed self-titled album, Alabaman metal act ERRA are set to hit the road across the UK and Europe in early 2022. Support comes from Dayseeker, Brand Of Sacrifice and Hollow Front. The tour kicks off in Koln, Germany on February 4th, arriving in the UK on February 16th starting in London for six UK dates before ending with a show in Paris on February 25th.

Information: https://www.erraband.com/

What: End of the Road Festival
Where: Larmer Tree Gardens
When: September 2nd – 5th, 2021

Latest Update: Returning for its fifteenth edition this Summer, End of the Road Festival has announced some late additions to the line-up. Leading this news announcement as Special Guest is Damon Albarn and joining him will be Canadian post-punk provocateurs Crack Cloud, Birmingham based R&B star Sipho, sixteen-piece West-African outfit Balimaya Project, boundary pushing electronic musician Loraine James, and confessional singer songwriter Anna B Savage. Also added to the bill are Kiran Leonard, Wesley Gonzalez, BABii, Gwenifer Raymond, Broadside Hacks, Sam Akpro, The Umlauts, Tiberius b, John Francis Flynn, Michael Clark and Joe Goddard (DJ).

Information: https://endoftheroadfestival.com/

Who: Twin Atlantic
Where: UK Tour
When: August 2021

Latest Update: Scottish rockers Twin Atlantic are back with a bang with their awesome new single, “Bang on the Gong”. The release of the single is followed up by the band kicking off their rescheduled UK tour which now starts on August 18th in Norwich and finishes on August 31st at Bournemouth. The band also play TRNSMT Festival in Glasgow on September 11th.

Information: www.twinatlantic.com.

What: Slam Dunk
Where: Leeds / Hatfield
When: September 4th/5th

Latest Update: With less than 4 weeks to go until the biggest independant rock festival in the UK returns, organisers have announced a number of line-up changes. Due to complications around international travel, Sum 41, Four Year Strong, Me First & The Gimme Gimmes, The Vandals, With Confidence, Crown The Empire, Ice Nine Kills and Free Throw are no longer able to appear at Slam Dunk Festival 2021. However, replacing them, organisers have secured Creeper, Brutality Will Prevail, Noahfinnce, The Skints and For You The Moon.

Information: https://www.slamdunkfestival.com

I have an unhealthy obsession with bad horror movies, the song Wanted Dead Or Alive and crap British game shows. I do this not because of the sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll lifestyle it affords me but more because it gives me an excuse to listen to bands that sound like hippos mating.