APRIL/MAY 2017 UK TOUR
PLUS SPECIAL GUEST

ALL TICKETS: £20.00
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THE TOUR DOVETAILS KING KING’S NEW SINGLE

King King are pleased to announce a raft of new UK tour dates in April and May 2017.  The tour kicks off on Thursday 20th April at The Cube in Corby, Northants. All tickets are priced £20, are on sale to the general public on Monday 12th December from www.thegigcartel.com and the 24 Hour Box Office: 0844 478 0898.

The tour dovetails the release of a brand new single taken from King King’s upcoming fourth studio album, and follow up to 2015’s multi-award winning Reaching For The Light. The new album is scheduled for release in early September 2017.

King King’s first-ever live album “King King – Live” was recently voted #1 at Blues Rock Review’s “Top 5 Best Live Albums of 2016 Poll”.

The live album triumph follows King King’s recent win of five awards at the British Blues Awards including Best Male Vocal (Alan Nimmo), Best Bass Player (Lindsay Coulson), Best Song (Rush Hour), Best Album (Reaching for the Light) and Best Songwriter.  October 2016 saw the release of King King’s first live album “King King Live” which hit the No.1 spot in Amazon’s Best Sellers Blues Chart.

Says King King’s frontman, Alan Nimmo, “We’re really excited to perform the new single live. It’s rockier than our previous material, but it still has an inherent King King sound to it. The new single is a nice taster from the upcoming album.”

Having scored three radio hit singles on Planet Rock radio with the songs Crazy, Hurricane, and Rush Hour, the band recently went to Planet Rock’s studios to perform three acoustic tracks that will be aired on the station in early 2017.

Photo Credits: © Laurence Harvey

In 2015, King King received a nomination for Best New Band at the 2015 Classic Rock Awards, and followed up with a UK arena tour supporting Thunder that was highlighted at a packed concert at London’s Wembley Arena, and, as a result, won them over a raft of new fans.

The band’s 2015 album, Reaching For The Light, was voted #1 album by Blues Rock Review.  In 2014, King King won a total of five 2014 British Blues Awards, including Best Album and Best Band. The nods came from BBC Radio 2 presenter Paul Jones to Classic Rock’s The Blues magazine. Their support slot on John Mayall’s 2014 UK tour pushed the band to another level.


Photo Credit: © Laurence Harvey

In 2014, King King’s second album Standing in the Shadows, firmly established them as a formidable force on the British Blues scene.  They still retain that accolade today with a growing legions of fans.

King King features Alan Nimmo (vocals, guitar), Lindsay Coulson (bass), Wayne Proctor (drums) and Bob Fridzema (keyboards).  The band are widely recognized as the UK’s hottest rock blues band. They continue to push the envelope by providing their fans with the best live experience and musicianship.


Photo Credit: © Laurence Harvey

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APRIL/MAY 2017 UK TOUR
PLUS SPECIAL GUEST

ALL TICKETS: £20.00
24 HOUR BOX OFFICE: 0844 478 0898
BOOK ONLINE: www.thegigcartel.com

APRIL 2017

Corby, The Cube
Thursday 20th April
2017
Tickets: £20 / 24 Hour Box Office: 0844 478 0898
Venue Box Office: 01536 470470
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George Street, Corby, Northants, NN17 1QG
www.thecorecorby.com

Tavistock, Wharf
Friday 21st April
2017
Tickets: £20 / 24 Hour Box Office: 0844 478 0898
Venue Box Office: 01822 611 166
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Canal Road Tavistock, Devon, PL19 8AT
www.tavistockwharf.com/home

Wimborne, Tivoli
Saturday 22nd April
2017
Tickets £20 / Venue Box Office: 01202 885 566
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West Borough Wimborne Minster, Dorset, BH21 1LT
www.tivoliwimborne.co.uk

Bristol, Fleece
Saturday 23rd April
2017
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Venue Box Office: 0117 945 0996
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12 St. Thomas Street, Bristol, BSI 1LT
http://thefleece.co.uk

Basingstoke, Haymarket
Thursday 27th April
2017
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Venue Box Office: 01256 844 244
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Wote Street, Basingstoke RG21 7NE

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Bury St. Edmunds, The Apex
Friday 28th April
2017
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Charter Square, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 3FD
www.theapex.co.uk

Dartford, Mick Jagger Centre
Saturday 29th April
2017
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Venue Box Office: 01322 291 100
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Shepherds Lane, Dartford, Kent, DA1 2JZ
www.themickjaggercentre.com

Chinnerys, Southend
Sunday 30th April 2017

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Venue box office: 01702 467305
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21/22 Marine Parade, Southend-on-Sea, SS1 2EJ
www.chinnerys.co.uk

MAY 2017

Kendal, Brewery
Thursday 4th May 2017

Tickets: £20 / 24 Hour Box Office: 0844 478 0898
Venue Box Office: 01539 725133
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122a Highgate, Kendal, Lancashire, LA9 4HE
www.breweryarts.co.uk

Glasgow, O2 ABC
Friday 5th May
2017
Tickets: £20 / Box Office: 0141 332 2232
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www.o2abcglasgow.co.uk
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121 Eglington Street, Glasgow, G5 9NT
Glasgow O2 AB – Official Website

Holmfirth, Picturedrome
Saturday 6th May
2017
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Market Walk, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire, HD9 7DA
www.picturedrome.net

Nottingham, Rescue Rooms
Sunday 7th May
2017
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Venue Box Office: 0115 828 3173
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Masonic Place, Goldsmiths Street, Nottingham, NG1 5LB
www.rescuerooms.com

Newcastle, Wylam Brewery
Thursday 11th May
2017
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Venue Box Office: 0191 650 0651
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Palace of Arts, Exhibition Park, Newcastle, NE2 4PZ
www.wylambrewery.co.uk

Glenrothes, Rothes Hall
Friday 12th May
2017
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Venue Box Office: 01592 611101
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Kingdom Shopping Centre, Glenrothes, KY7 5NX
www.onfife.com/venues/rothes-halls

Inverness, Ironworks
Saturday 13th May
2017
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Venue Box Office: 0871 789 4173
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122b Academy Street, Inverness, Scotland, IVI 1LX
www.ironworksvenue.com

Aberdeen, Lemon Tree
Sunday 14th May
2017
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5 West North Street, Aberdeen, AB24 5AT
www.aberdeenperformingarts.com

Leamington Spa, Assembly
Thursday 18th May
2017
Tickets: £20 / Box Office:  0844 854 1358
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Spencer St, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, CV31 3NF
www.leamingtonassembly.com

Harpenden, Public Halls
Friday 19th May
2017
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Venue Box Office: 01582 767 525
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Southdown Road, Harpenden, AL5 1PD
www.harpendenpublichalls.co.uk

Southport, Atkinson
Saturday 20th May
2017
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Venue Box Office: 01704 533 333
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Lord Street, Southport, PR8 1DB
www.theatkinson.co.uk

York, Fibbers
Sunday 21st May
2017
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3-5 Toft Green, York, North Yorkshire, YO1 6JT
www.fibbers.co.uk


Photo Credit: © Laurence Harvey


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