Wednesday 28 August 2013

Roller Trio/Gogo Penguin Double Header Tour

Two of the most exciting groups in the Northern Jazz scene are joining up to embark on a double header tour.

The five date tour which commences on October 1st is part of the Band on The Wall and Root Music's Strategic Touring Project, a project which has previously showcased the music of The Unthanks, Hot 8 and Marius Neset.

Both Gogo Penguin (Pete Turner, Nick Blacka and Chris Illingworth) and Roller Trio (James Mainwaring, Luke Wynters and Luke Reddin-Williams) have enjoyed critical acclaim for their music over the part year, with Roller Trio garnering a Mercury Prize nomination.

Tour Dates

1st Oct - Band on the Wall, Manchester ( 0161 834 1786)

2nd Oct - The Grand, Clitheroe ( 01200 421599)

3rd Oct - The Forum, Barrow in Furness ( 01229 820000)

4th Oct - The Arc, Stockton ( 01642 525199)

5th Oct - Ropery Hall, Barton upon Humber ( 01652 660380)

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