Wolf Alice have announced a UK and Ireland tour for January 2022, their first headline shows since 2018. The tour will take the band to Manchester, Bristol, London, Glasgow, Dublin and more, performing songs from their eagerly-anticipated third album Blue Weekend, including evocative new single The Last Man On Earth. Blue Weekend is the follow up to the 2018 Mercury Prize winning album Visions Of A Life and was released in June 2021 via Dirty Hit.

Wolf Alice are Ellie Rowsell on vocals and guitar, guitarist Joff Oddie, bassist Theo Ellis and drummer Joel Amey. It has been a decade since the band began as a duo of Ellie Rowsell and Joff Oddie, then later expanding to a four-piece, with Joel Amey and Theo Ellis joining the group. Since then, the band saw their 2015 debut album My Love Is Cool soar to number two on the UK charts, their sophomore album Visions Of A Life win the 2018 Hyundai Mercury prize, and a Grammy nomination for Best Rock Performance. The band played a massive 187 shows on the Visions Of A Life world tour, including a sold out Alexandra Palace, two sold out dates at Brixton Academy, and a set on the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury.

It was no surprise that creating a follow-up to Visions Of A Life was a daunting task. The record was a huge success, which subsequently led to many months spent on tour, with intercontinental flights, hotels and long-bus journeys taking a toll on the band.

The band decamped to an Airbnb in Somerset, and it was there that they reconfigured who they were together, far away from festival stages, tour buses, awards shows, and fans. They cemented their friendship and set to work on some fledgling demos in a converted church. These demos evolved into Blue Weekend, a record produced by Markus Dravs (Arcade Fire, Björk, Brian Eno, Florence + The Machine) who has aided the band in refining their sound to an even sharper point. Rowsell’s personal storytelling is at the core of Blue Weekend, an album that sees Wolf Alice embrace a newfound boldness and vulnerability in equal measure.

TOUR DATES 2022

January

Date Venue
Wed 5th Barrowland Ballroom Glasgow
Fri 7th Barrowland Ballroom Glasgow
Sat 8th Barrowland Ballroom Glasgow
Sun 9th O2 City Hall Newcastle
Mon 10th UEA Norwich
Wed 12th O2 Apollo Manchester
Thu 13th O2 Apollo Manchester
Fri 14th O2 Academy Sheffield
Sat 15th O2 Academy Liverpool
Tue 18th Eventim Apollo London
Wed 19th Eventim Apollo London
Thu 20th Eventim Apollo London
Sat 22nd O2 Guildhall Southampton
Sun 23rd De La Warr Pavilion Bexhill on Sea
Mon 24th Olympia Theatre Dublin
Tue 25th Olympia Theatre Dublin
Thu 27th O2 Academy Birmingham
Fri 28th Plymouth Pavilion
Sun 30th O2 Academy Bristol
Mon 31st O2 Academy Bristol

Tickets are now on sale

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