Thursday, 3 November 2011

Chris T-T to tour in November & December with Franz Nicolay

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The inspirational and prolific folk hero Chris T-T heads out on a far-reaching tour this month performing a variety of shows.

The majority of shows will be solo, performing songs from his extensive back catalogue spanning seven studio albums, including Capital and Love Is Not Rescue both released through Xtra Mile Recordings. For these dates Chris will be joined on tour by the exceptional accordion wielding Franz Nicolay, formally of The Hold Steady.

In between these dates Chris will play his own shows performing songs from his recent collection ‘Disobedience – Chris T-T Sings A.A Milne” an album of beautiful music set to poetry from the great writer.

All dates are as follows (all shows with Franz Nicolay unless otherwise stated)

15 Falmouth University - The Performance Centre (no Franz)
19 Hay-On-Wye – Crunch Festival 2011
20 Leeds University Family Concert Series (Chris T-T Sings A.A. Milne)
20 Middlesbrough The Olde Young Tea House
21 Birmingham The Actress & Bishop
22 Stoke On Trent Harry's Bar
23 Liverpool venue TBA
24 Cheltenham Slak
26 Exeter Cavern
27 Cardiff Promised Land
30 Hull Adelphi
1 York City Screen Basement
2 Glasgow Old Hairdressers

4 Dundee - Book Yer Ane Fest V 2011
5 Edinburgh Banshee Labyrinth
6 Dunfermline PJ Molloys
7 Leeds The Well
8 Derby Victoria Inn
9 Southampton Bargate Castle
11 Reading Rising Sun Arts Centre (Ben Marwood's Christmas Party: Franz, Ben and Chris T-T)
12 London The Old Blue Last (FREE)
13 Oxford The Wheatsheaf
14 Nottingham The Maze
15 Bristol The Croft
18 Norwich Olive Anns
20 Brighton Friends Meeting House: Chris T-T Sings A.A.Milne At Christmas

A creative powerhouse, Chris is also starting work on a follow-up album. Titled ‘The Battle of Clarkson's Lighthouse‘, it is being recorded with his band The Hoodrats and culminates with Jeremy Clarkson being thrown in the Irish Sea! It will be released next year with more information to come.

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