• Andy Wors

UK Gig News - Rökkurró, Mew, Team Me


Here’s the latest UK Gig News…. Please check Artist or Venue links for exact dates in case somethings changed, ticket info, or in case we’ve made an error…

Firstly news that we missed previously, excellent Icelandic band Rökkurró, arrive for 3 dates, Monday 2nd Feb in Bristol, and then Coventry on the 3rd and the Seabright Arms in London on the 4th February. Their excellent album Innra was released in October, and these gigs are highly recommended if you can get to them.

Emilie Nicolas, Norwegian songstress, who has made a huge impression in the last year comes to the UK for a one off gig on the 28th January at St Pancreas Old Church in London, although it looks sold out. Details at

http://www.emilienicolas.com/

Inge Bremnes, Norwegian songwriter living in the UK, who was featured as one of our New Artists of the Day last week, is playing at Studio 2 Parr Street in Liverpool on 1st February in the ‘Strings and Things’ event.

Then on the 5th February, Inge joins fellow Nordic Music Review ‘New Artists / Bands of the Day’, Kalandra and Mari Hajem for a night of Nordic Music at the brilliant Kazimer in Liverpool. That is definitely not a night to be missed. Mari Hajem will premiere her new EP at that gig.

Upbeat Norwegian band Team Me, who release their new Album ‘Blind as Night’ today, are starting their February tour with 2 UK gigs, at Manchester at the still excellent Deaf Institute on the 18th February and then London Oslo on the 19th February. We might try and get along to the Manchester gig.

http://teamme.no/

The week after Team Me leave, Icelandic composer and musician Olafur Arnalds arrives for 6 UK dates, starting on the 22nd February in London and finishing on the 27th in Leeds. Again, tickets for certain dates are going quickly and may be sold out, so please get tickets quickly if you want to go:

http://olafurarnalds.com/tour-dates/

Susanne Sundfør, Norwegian singer songwriter is playing just one gig on Tuesday 3rd March at the Scala in London, upgraded from the Lexington due to high ticket demand. Her new album is due out in February, and her single is now out too.

http://susannesundfor.com/

Finnish Indie Pop band Satellite Stories, with a new single 'Heartbeat' released 2 weeks ago, drop in for just 1 gig in the UK during their European tour in March, at the Barfly on March 9th. Tickets i think might be sold out for this one.

http://satellitestories.com/shows.

Icelandic band Fufanu, who made a huge impression at Airwaves, come to the UK for 2 support gigs (supporting Bo Ningen) at the Hoxton Square Bar and Kitchen in London on the 31st March and the 1st April.

Iceage, the Danish post-punk rock band arrive in the UK for approx. 6 dates starting at London Village Underground on the 27th April, and finishing at the Brudenell Social Club in Leeds on the 4th May.

Finally last but definitely not least, Danish band Mew have announced some UK gigs, which in advance of their much anticipated new album, are likely to be huge. They play Glasgow O2 ABC in Glasgow on May 17th, the excellent Manchester Ritz May 19th, London Roundhouse May 20th,

Loads of detailed info there, so please check artists websites to confirm dates etc!!

If theres a really good Nordic band / artist playing in the UK that we haven’t spotted feel free to give us a shout and we’ll mention it.

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