Fire Records Tour Dates Summer 2016 – By Artist

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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

08/06/2016 KOKO London UK
17-19/06/2016 Sonic Rock Solstice Worcestershire UK
10/07/2016 Birthdays London UK

The Chills

22/05/2016 NYC Popfest New York USA
23/05/2016 Monty Hall New Jersey USA
27/05/2016 The Globe Cardiff UK
28/05/2016 West Hill Hall Brighton UK
30/05/2016 Gebaeude 9 Cologne Germany
31/05/2016 Paradiso Amsterdam Netherlands
02/06/2016 Le Petit Bain Paris France
04/06/2016 Primavera Sound Barcelona Spain
06/06/2016 Belgrave Music Hall Leeds UK
07/06/2016 The Philharmonic Music Room Liverpool UK
08/06/2016 KOKO London UK

Howe Gelb

18/06/2016 Guy Garvey’s Meltdown, Southbank Centre London UK
19/06/2016 Stereo Glasgow Scotland
21/06/2016 Tramshed Cardiff Wales
22/06/2016 Leamington Spa Assembly Leamington Spa UK
23/06/2016 Brudenell Social Club Leeds UK
24/06/2016 St. Michael’s Church Manchester UK
16/07/2016 Larmer Tree Festival Dorset UK

Giant Sand

10/06/2016 Don Quixote Music Hall Felton CA
11/06/2016 Huichica Festival Sonoma CA
13/06/2016 The Chapel San Diego CA
15/06/2016 Echoplex Los Angeles CA
26/06/2016 Halfway Festival Bialystock Poland
14/07/2016 Grec Festival @ Apolo Barcelona Spain
17/07/2016 Colours of Ostrava Ostrava Czech Republic
19/07/2016 Boomtowm Gent Belgium
07/08/2016 Ypsigrock Festival Sicily Castelbuono Italy
10/08/2016 Oye Festival Oslo Norway
11/08/2016 Sakan Festival Brela Croatia

Guided By Voices

25/06/2016 Sled Island Festival Calgary Canada

The Jazz Butcher

03/06/2016 The Lamplighter Northampton UK

Judy Dyble

11/06/2016 Manor Farm Music Frivolities Oxford UK
16/07/2016 Eppyfest Stroud UK

Orchestra Of Spheres

19/05/2016 Rössli Bern Switzerland
20/05/2016 May In The Park Geneva Switzerland
21/05/2016 Les Instants Chavirés Paris France
22/05/2016 Jazzkeller Krefeld Germany
25/05/2016 Green Door Store Brighton UK
26/05/2016 No.8 Stoke Newington Road London UK
27/05/2016 The Winchester Bournemouth UK
28/05/2016 Raw Power Festival @ The Dome, Tufnell Park London UK
29/05/2016 Chill Out Festival Istanbul Turkey
31/05/2016 Kafe Antzokia Bilbao Spain
01/06/2016 Siroco Madrid Spain
02/06/2016 Damas Lisbon Portugal
03/06/2016 Teatro Municipal Rivoli Porto Portugal
04/06/2016 Lata De Zinc Oviedo Spain
05/06/2016 Centro Cívico Delicias Zaragoza Spain
07/06/2016 Les Pavillons Sauvages Toulouse France
08/06/2016 Le Café du Boulevard Melle France
10/06/2016 Eindhoven Psychlab Eindhoven Netherlands
11/06/2016 OFF Bar Basel Switzerland
12/06/2016 Baz’art Geneva Switzerland

Pere Ubu

16/06/2016 Lee’s Palace Toronto Canada
17/06/2016 Marbe Mar Detroit MI
18/06/2016 Lincoln Hall Chicago IL
19/06/2016 Zanzabar Louisville KY
20/06/2016 Exit/In Nashville TN
21/06/2016 The Earl Atlanta GA
22/06/2016 Pilot Light Knoxville TN
23/06/2016 Cat’s Cradle Carrboro NC
24/06/2016 Rock & Roll Hotel Washington DC
25/06/2016 Johnny Brenda’s Philadelphia PA
27/06/2016 The Sinclair Cambridge MA
28/06/2016 Fete Lounge Providence RI
29/06/2016 Bowery Ballroom New York NY
30/06/2016 The Haunt Ithaca NY
01/07/2016 Club Café Pittsburgh PA
02/07/2016 Beachland Ballroom Cleveland OH
03/07/2016 Ace Of Cups Colombus OH

Rats On Rafts

10-11/06/2016 Eindhoven Psych Lab Eindhoven Netherlands
21/09/2016 Reeperbahn Festival Hamburg Germany
24/09/2016 Liverpool International Festival of Psychedelia Liverpool UK

Trader Horne

18/21/08/2016 Green Man Festival Brecon Beacons Wales

Virginia Wing

17/06/2016 The Hope & Ruin Brighton UK

Wreckless Eric

19/05/2016 The Hideout San Diego CA
20/05/2016 La Cita Los Angeles CA
21/05/2016 Private Event Los Angeles CA
22/05/2016 Wombleton Records Los Angeles CA
27/05/2016 House Concert Chico CA
28/05/2016 The Make Out Room San Francisco CA
29/05/2016 Turn! Turn! Turn! Portland OR
03/06/2016 Palomino Smokehouse Calgary Canada
07/06/2016 The Park Theatre Winnipeg Canada
09/06/2016 The Chesterfield Sioux City IA
10/06/2016 Total Drag Sioux Falls SD
11/06/2016 The Owl Chicago IL
12/06/2016 State Street Pub Indianapolis IN
13/06/2016 Ace Of Cups Colombus OH
15/06/2016 UFO Detroit MI
16/06/2016 Abilene Bar & Lounge Rochester NY
18/06/2016 Grand Victory New York City NY