Yep Roc Records recording artist Robyn Hitchcock confirms UK shows in support of his acclaimed 21st studio album. It will be the first time that Robyn will play the UK with a full live band since 2014. The lineup for his band, suitably named “His LA Squires” first came together in April of this year with a performance at Los Angeles’ Troubadour. Luther Russell, takes duties as the second guitar player, Tony Buchen, comes in on bass guitar, and Robyn is reunited with Mark “Empire” Sheppard who first played with him in London in 1982.
Says Robyn… “London and Manchester! 40 glorious years of my song from Cambridge to Nashville rocked your way by me and my band, the LA Squires. These are my first electric shows in Britain for 5 years and will be followed by a string of solo dates to be announced soon; the first since 2015. Be there or beware!“
Robyn Hitchcock and his LA Squires play two UK shows, in Manchester Academy on May 11th, and in London at ULU on May 12th, and will also record a session for Marc Riley while in the UK.
These two dates will be followed by a string of acoustic shows – dates below.
UK & Ireland solo acoustic shows:
15th May 2018, Witney – Fat Li’s. Ticketlink
16th May 2018, Bristol – The Louisiana. Ticketlink
18th May 2018, Cambridge – Unitarian Church. Ticketlink
19th May 2018, St Leonards – Kino-Teatr. Ticketlink
22nd May 2018, Hull – Fruit. Ticketlink
23rd May 2018, Liverpool – Liverpool Philharmonic Music Room. Ticketlink
24th May 2018, Glasgow – Oran Mor. Ticketlink
25th May 2018, Sheffield – The Hubs. Ticketlink
26th May 2018, Morecambe – More Music. Ticketlink
29th May 2018, Newton Abbot – Kingkerswell Parish Church. Ticketlink
31st May 2018, Ramsgate – Ramsgate Music Hall. Ticketlink
1st June 2018, Dublin – The Workmans Club. Ticketlink