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.
1st Oct - Band on the Wall, Manchester (www.bandonthewall.org 0161 834 1786)
2nd Oct - The Grand, Clitheroe (www.thegrandvenue.co.uk 01200 421599)
3rd Oct - The Forum, Barrow in Furness (www.theforumbarrow.co.uk 01229 820000)
4th Oct - The Arc, Stockton (www.thearconline.co.uk 01642 525199)
5th Oct - Ropery Hall, Barton upon Humber (www.roperyhall.co.uk 01652 660380)