Jim Lockey & The Solemn Sun – September tour

By on September 9, 2012

Acoustic-led songs that bristle with an energy redolent of a punk rock record collection and love concerts in hot rooms. A blast.” 4/5 Kerrang!
Death is a triumph!” 5/5 Big Cheese
Ahead of their epic touring schedule supporting Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls throughout November, Jim Lockey & The Solemn Sun are playing a few headline shows around the UK in September.
Full details are:
24 York Duchess
25 Birmingham, Hare and Hounds
26 Leicester, Soundhouse 
28 Milton Keynes, The Craufurd Arms
29 Manchester, SoundControl
30 Cardiff, Clwb Ifor Bach
01 Oct Bristol, The Croft
02 Oct London, Camden Barfly
The band have had a great year so far. They released their stunning album ‘Death’ on 9th April through Xtra Mile Recordings, played a storming set at the 2000trees summer festival packing out the tent and received glorious praise from Radio 1’s Zane Lowe for their recent single ‘England’s Dead’ which was his ‘Next Hype Record’.  The band also backed Frank Turner at the Olympics Opening Ceremony to an estimated audience of 25million people!
They join Frank Turner again this winter on his huge UK full band tour and Jim will continue to support Frank throughout Ireland and Scotland when they both play solo shows.
Full tour dates are as follows:
11 Nottingham Rock City SOLD OUT
12 Leeds O2 Academy SOLD OUT
13 Liverpool O2 Academy SOLD OUT
14 Swansea Brangwyn Hall      
15 Reading Hexagon SOLD OUT
17 Newcastle O2 Academy SOLD OUT
18 Edinburgh HMV Picture House
19 Sheffield O2 Academy
20 Norwich UEA SOLD OUT
22 Margate Winter Gardens
23 Wolverhampton Civic Hall
24 Leamington Spa Assembly SOLD OUT
25 Lincoln Engine Shed
26 Oxford O2 Academy SOLD OUT
28 Brighton Corn Exchange SOLD OUT 
29 Southampton Guildhall SOLD OUT
30 Hall For Cornwall, Truro
01 Bath Pavilion SOLD OUT
03 Isle Of Man Villa Marina SOLO
04 Bangor Academy SOLO
06 Cork Cypress Avenue SOLO
07 Galway Roisin Dubh SOLO
08 Belfast Limelight SOLO
09 Dublin Whelans SOLO
10 Dundee Fat Sams SOLO
11 Inverness Ironworks SOLO
12 Aberdeen Lemon Tree SOLO

‘Death’ is a passionate, poetic and engaging album making them one of the most exciting new bands in British music. Produced by Peter Miles (King Blues, Crazy Arm, Futures) ‘Death’ encapsulates the band’s vast sound as the young quartet draw from a plethora of influences including alt.country folk and hardcore punk.


Author: DaveHHM

Dave Luttrull: Owner/Editor in Chief of Hellhound Music. Star Wars nerd, Gamer, Destiny homer, blogger, writer and lover of all things music.