The next round of festival appearances takes us on a trip half way around the world with James and back in time for Spaceheads at Supernormal festival
Starting on Friday (Aug 1st) with Camp Bestival in Dorset – I travel across Europe to Italy for Umbria Rocks festival (Aug 3rd) then all the way out to Peru for a concert at Club Centro Cultural Deportivo in Lima (Aug 5th)
I then fly back for Spaceheads appearance at Supernormal festival in Oxfordshire (Aug 8-10th) – All within 10 days!
Hmm….. Thats not good. There must be a better way!
Two weeks of festive summer gigs coming up with James as we feature live songs from our latest album La Petite Mort. One of the highlight is the big sold out Summer in the City homecoming gig at Manchesters Castlefield Bowl on July 11th. Manchester evening news report here.
facebook event page here
This weekend we play two festivals in Ireland
10th July – O2 Academy Oxford – facebook event page
11th July – Castlefield Bowl Manchester – facebook event page
12th July – T in the Park Balado Scotland – facebook event page
15th July – Theatro Vrachon Athens Greece – facebook event page
17th July – Benicassim Valencia Spain – facebook page
18th July – Festival Meo Mares Vivas Porto Portugal – facebook page
19th July – Latitude Festival Southwold – facebook page
Keep updated with daily news from the tour bus on Juliets blog on the James website
And regular pics, video and reviews on my facebook page
Following on from last years appearance at the Stoke Newington Literary Festival supporting Thurston Moore – I am appearing this year on Saturday June 7th in the Budvar Tent/Marquee right outside Stoke Newington Town Hall,opposite the Rose and Crown Pub on Stoke Newington Church Street, N16 0JR.
I will be improvising on my own with trumpet through Ableton Live controlled with an ap on mobile phone connected to trumpet with a fish slice. I call it the iSlice. It is free, open air but undercover and early evening. Come along for a half hour set starting 5.40pm sharp
The new James album “La Petite Mort” is released today – June 2nd
A Week of the Dead facebook event page (2nd-9th June) has been created as somewhere to post links to anything and everything related to the release of the album, and related promotional activities.
It all starts with a bang (or a thunderclap) at 9am this morning where you can book a tweet or post on facebook to go out simultaneously with other James fans – book here
Spaceheads follow up EP to last years Sun Radar is released today. it features four new Spaceheads tracks and is called “Trip to the Moon”
Available on 12 inch Vinyl, CD and download you can order it from Spaceheads bandcamp page
Watch the video from the first track on the EP – Cosmic Freight Train
James have just announced a big UK tour in November. With the new album only a month away and the first single all over the airwaves, the question on everyone’s lips has been, ‘When’s the tour?’
Dates and ticket details can be found here.
I am also going to be the guest on Club Integral’s radio show on Thursday May 1st on Resonance 104 FM. I will be playing live as well as talking about the upcoming “Trip to the Moon EP” and the launch party at club Integral. You can listen here live between 8-9pm.
If you missed it you can listen here