New year, new tour: the line-up for the NME Awards Tour 2011 has been revealed, and it promises to be one of the most thrilling of recent years. With a genre-defying collection of acts, the days of the tour being exclusive to converse-wearing, skinny-jeaned and guitar-toting acts are long gone as “the holy trinity of dubstep” Magnetic Man shake things up. Continue reading
Rizla Re-Crafted Tour
Hare and Hounds (daytime), Rainbow Warehouse (evening)
You might be used to hearing the call “Roll up! Roll up” at the circus, but it’ll be a case of “Roll-ups! Roll-ups!’ when Rizla’s ‘Re-Crafted’ tour rolls into Birmingham’s music venues on November 12th.
The organisers are hoping to unearth the next Mark Ronson or Danger Mouse when they kick off the tour in Birmingham, asking budding producers to rework the Mystery Jets’ track ‘Show Me the Light’ under the watchful eye of MJ Cole. Continue reading