The Bluetones make a welcome return to the live forum with their first tour in four years that starts on 16th September at Leeds 02 Academy and culminates on 27th at Bristol’s 02 Academy and includes a London date at the Forum on 24th.
The band, which were a huge part of the Brit Pop era, were always an engaging and dynamic live outfit. Fronted by the enigmatic Mark Morriss, they had an impressive run of hit singles that included ’Bluetonic’, ‘Slight Return’, ‘Marblehead Johnson’, ‘Solomon Bites The Worm’, ‘If’ and ‘Keep the Fires Burning’. Their live shows brought the West London four-piece an army of devoted followers worldwide.
To whet your appetites and get you in the mood, here's a small sample of their work;
The band's members are Mark Morriss on vocals, Adam Devlin on guitar, Scott Morriss on bass guitar, and Eds Chesters on drums. The band scored thirteen Top 40 singles and three Top 10 albums in the UK charts.
Glastonbury, Top Of The Pops, The Bluetones did the lot and toured with everyone from Radiohead to Bruce Hornsby & The Range. Finally, after playing more than 10,000 shows in more than 73 countries, they're back for more.
The Bluetones are promising a sensational set of shows this Autumn as they plunder their incredible body of work one more time, playing their most popular songs. If you miss them this time, it may be a lifetime before you get another chance. The tour dates are as follows:
Wed 16th LEEDS - O2 Academy
Thurs 17th GLASGOW - O2 ABC
Fri 18th NEWCASTLE - O2 Academy
Sat 19th MANCHESTER - Ritz
Wed 23th PORTSMOUTH - Pyramids
Thurs 24th LONDON - Forum
Sat 26th BIRMINGHAM - O2 Academy
Sun 27th BRISTOL - O2 Academy
Booking Numbers: Portsmouth only 0844 576 3000 - all other shows 0844 871 8803
Advance Ticket prices: Regionally £21.00 London £23.00