Fire Records Tour Dates Summer 2016 – By Artist

Laura EleyEvents

Below is your monthly round-up of all Fire Records / Earth Recordings/ Critical Heights events including London shows from Orchestra Of Spheres,The Chills and The Bevis Frond as well as news of The Chills playing Primavera Festival! Fire will also be out and about at The Great Escape Festival this weekend – if you’d like to meet up please drop me a line on Don’t forget we also continue with our monthly takeover of The Shacklewell Arms on May 29th for ‘Critical Nights #12’! 

Exciting news from Fire

Fire Records Head To Primavera Barcelona
Fire are extremely excited to be heading to Primavera Sound Barcelona in a few weeks with New Zealand indie pop legends The Chills in tow! If you are at Primavera and would like to meet up from 2nd-7th, please contact Laura – for events/radio or Alice – for international press.
The Chills play Ray Ban Stage – Jun 4th

Orchestra Of Spheres release new album, UK tour starts next week
New Zealand psych-heads Orchestra Of Spheres return to the EU/UK this May/June ahead of the release of their brand new album ‘Brothers And Sisters Of The Black Lagoon’ – which was released last Friday on Fire Records- and let us tell you, it’s an absolutely brilliant slab of other-worldly psychedelic/world/experimental pop. They’re even crazier live so make sure to catch them at one of the dates below!
Purchase the new album here
Grab your tickets for London here


The Chills return to UK next month,  play KOKO June 8th w/ The Bevis Frond & VENN
Following the success of ‘Silver Bullets’, their first album in nearly 2 decades, Dunedin legends The Chills return to the UK this Spring to perform at London’s premier live music venue: KOKO! We’ve also just announced new Fire signees The Bevis Frond and upcoming London band VENN (Full Time Hobby) as support. This will be the first time fans can hear the new Chills album played live in the UK, plus a few old favourites for good measure.
The band are also set to play Brighton’s West Hill Hall, Leeds Belgrave Music Hall and Cardiff’s Globe – full dates below.
Tickets for KOKO are priced at £20 and are available here
Order the album ‘Silver Bullets’ here

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The Bevis Frond sign with Fire Records + perform a headline show this July at Birthdays
We are delighted to announce that the legendary, British, Neo-Psych band The Bevis Frond have signed with Fire Records, and in celebration we have announced a London headline show for them on July 10th at Birthdays, Dalston. Fire will reissued ‘Miasma’ and ‘Inner Marshland’ this April, with ‘Any Gas Faster’, ‘London Stone’ and ‘New River Head’ due for release on July 29th with more catalogue reissues scheduled for later in 2016.

Tickets £12 here
Critical Heights presents ‘Critical Nights #12’
After the success of our monthly alldayer parties in 2015, Fire’s sister label Critical Heights is back promoting at Dalston’s Shacklewell Arms!  May’s line up includes performances from Brighton’s psych-pop, Tame impala channeling Speak Galactic and headliner Joseph Coward.
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Bands On Tour Playlist:

Tour Dates – Alphabetised by band

The Bevis Frond

17-19/06/2016Sonic Rock SolsticeWorcestershireUK

The Chills

22/05/2016NYC PopfestNew YorkUSA
23/05/2016Monty HallNew JerseyUSA
27/05/2016The GlobeCardiffUK
28/05/2016West Hill HallBrightonUK
30/05/2016Gebaeude 9CologneGermany
02/06/2016Le Petit BainParisFrance
04/06/2016Primavera SoundBarcelonaSpain
06/06/2016Belgrave Music HallLeedsUK
07/06/2016The Philharmonic Music RoomLiverpoolUK

Howe Gelb

18/06/2016Guy Garvey’s Meltdown, Southbank CentreLondonUK
22/06/2016Leamington Spa AssemblyLeamington SpaUK
23/06/2016Brudenell Social ClubLeedsUK
24/06/2016St. Michael’s ChurchManchesterUK
16/07/2016Larmer Tree FestivalDorsetUK

Giant Sand

10/06/2016Don Quixote Music HallFeltonCA
11/06/2016Huichica FestivalSonomaCA
13/06/2016The ChapelSan DiegoCA
15/06/2016EchoplexLos AngelesCA
26/06/2016Halfway FestivalBialystockPoland
14/07/2016Grec Festival @ ApoloBarcelonaSpain
17/07/2016Colours of OstravaOstravaCzech Republic
07/08/2016Ypsigrock Festival SicilyCastelbuonoItaly
10/08/2016Oye FestivalOsloNorway
11/08/2016Sakan FestivalBrelaCroatia

Guided By Voices

25/06/2016Sled Island FestivalCalgaryCanada

The Jazz Butcher

03/06/2016The LamplighterNorthamptonUK

Judy Dyble

11/06/2016Manor Farm Music FrivolitiesOxfordUK

Orchestra Of Spheres

20/05/2016May In The ParkGenevaSwitzerland
21/05/2016Les Instants ChavirésParisFrance
25/05/2016Green Door StoreBrightonUK
26/05/2016No.8 Stoke Newington RoadLondonUK
27/05/2016The WinchesterBournemouthUK
28/05/2016Raw Power Festival @ The Dome, Tufnell ParkLondonUK
29/05/2016Chill Out FestivalIstanbulTurkey
31/05/2016Kafe AntzokiaBilbaoSpain
03/06/2016Teatro Municipal RivoliPortoPortugal
04/06/2016Lata De ZincOviedoSpain
05/06/2016Centro Cívico DeliciasZaragozaSpain
07/06/2016Les Pavillons SauvagesToulouseFrance
08/06/2016Le Café du BoulevardMelleFrance
10/06/2016Eindhoven PsychlabEindhovenNetherlands
11/06/2016OFF BarBaselSwitzerland

Pere Ubu

16/06/2016Lee’s PalaceTorontoCanada
17/06/2016Marbe MarDetroitMI
18/06/2016Lincoln HallChicagoIL
21/06/2016The EarlAtlantaGA
22/06/2016Pilot LightKnoxvilleTN
23/06/2016Cat’s CradleCarrboroNC
24/06/2016Rock & Roll HotelWashingtonDC
25/06/2016Johnny Brenda’sPhiladelphiaPA
27/06/2016The SinclairCambridgeMA
28/06/2016Fete LoungeProvidenceRI
29/06/2016Bowery BallroomNew YorkNY
30/06/2016The HauntIthacaNY
01/07/2016Club CaféPittsburghPA
02/07/2016Beachland BallroomClevelandOH
03/07/2016Ace Of CupsColombusOH

Rats On Rafts

10-11/06/2016Eindhoven Psych LabEindhovenNetherlands
21/09/2016Reeperbahn FestivalHamburgGermany
24/09/2016Liverpool International Festival of PsychedeliaLiverpoolUK

Trader Horne

18/21/08/2016Green Man FestivalBrecon BeaconsWales

Virginia Wing

17/06/2016The Hope & RuinBrightonUK

Wreckless Eric

19/05/2016The HideoutSan DiegoCA
20/05/2016La CitaLos AngelesCA
21/05/2016Private EventLos AngelesCA
22/05/2016Wombleton RecordsLos AngelesCA
27/05/2016House ConcertChicoCA
28/05/2016The Make Out RoomSan FranciscoCA
29/05/2016Turn! Turn! Turn!PortlandOR
03/06/2016Palomino SmokehouseCalgaryCanada
07/06/2016The Park TheatreWinnipegCanada
09/06/2016The ChesterfieldSioux CityIA
10/06/2016Total DragSioux FallsSD
11/06/2016The OwlChicagoIL
12/06/2016State Street PubIndianapolisIN
13/06/2016Ace Of CupsColombusOH
16/06/2016Abilene Bar & LoungeRochesterNY
18/06/2016Grand VictoryNew York CityNY