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John Smith To Support New Album 'Hummingbird' With Marathon UK And Ireland Tour

Monday, 06 August 2018 Written by Laura Johnson

John Smith will support his new album with an extensive UK and Ireland tour.

With 'Hummingbird' due to arrive on October 5, the Devonshire singer-songwriter is set to kick off the run with a stop in Aberdeen on October 4 prior to his set at Ullapool's Guitar Festival the following day. He will then hit the road again on October 10 to head to Coughlan’s in Cork, where he'll play two nights.

Shows follow in Limerick, Dublin, Bangor, Chipping Norton, Liverpool, Gateshead, Leeds, Sheffield, Thames Ditton, Newbury, Bury, Scunthorpe, Halifax, York, Middlesbrough, Bristol, Plymouth, Dartmouth, Exeter, Southampton, London, Brighton and Guildford between October 12 and November 17. Tickets are on sale now.

Head below to check out Willy Moore, the latest track to be lifted from the LP. Discussing it, Smith said:

“Collected in Harry Smith’s Anthology of American Folk Music, no-one knows who wrote it, but it’s probably from the early 20th century. I first heard this performed by the gentleman genius Wizz Jones. It’s a heart-breaking account of two young lovers’ tragedy.”

John Smith Upcoming Tour Dates are as follows

Thu October 04 2018 - ABERDEEN Lemon Tree
Wed October 10 2018 - CORK Coughlans
Thu October 11 2018 - CORK Coughlans
Fri October 12 2018 - LIMERICK Dolans
Sat October 13 2018 - DUBLIN Unitarian Church
Sun October 14 2018 - BANGOR Studio Theatre
Wed October 17 2018 - CHIPPING NORTON Theatre
Sun October 21 2018 - LIVERPOOL St George's Hall - Liverpool
Mon October 22 2018 - GATESHEAD Sage
Wed October 24 2018 - LEEDS Wardrobe
Thu October 25 2018 - SHEFFIELD Picture House Social
Fri October 26 2018 - THAMES DITTON Ram Album
Tue October 30 2018 - NEWBURY Arlington Arts Centre
Thu November 01 2018 - BURY Met Arts Centre
Fri November 02 2018 - SCUNTHORPE Cafe Indiependent
Sat November 03 2018 - HALIFAX Swaure Chapel
Sun November 04 2018 - YORK Crescent
Wed November 07 2018 - MIDDLESBROUGH Town Hall
Fri November 09 2018 - BRISTOL Rough Trade Records
Sat November 10 2018 - PLYMOUTH Barbican Theatre
Sun November 11 2018 - DARTMOUTH Flavel
Mon November 12 2018 - EXETER Exeter Phoenix
Wed November 14 2018 - SOUTHAMPTON Brook
Thu November 15 2018 - LONDON St Pancras New Church
Fri November 16 2018 - BRIGHTON Unitarian Church
Sat November 17 2018 - GUILDFORD St Mary's Church

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