Frankie & The Heartstrings are pleased to announce a series of live dates this May, providing the first glimpse of the band's new material since 2013's 'The Days Run Away'.
Recently awarded the Sunderland Echo Excellence Award for Cultural Contribution for their outstanding work with Pop Recs Ltd the band are delighted to have been nominated for two Journal Culture Awards. Nominated for both 'Newcomer of the Year' and 'Best Arts & Business Partnership', these nominations are testament to the incredible dedication and contribution the band have brought to Sunderland as a community and as a welcome addition to the word of independent record shops.
F&THS will also perform at the ceremony, to be held at Gateshead Sage on 16th April. This will be their first live outing in many months. They will be joined by Ross Millard of The Futureheads on guitar for this show and for all upcoming shows.
Pop Recs Ltd continues to thrive: an upcoming sold out performance from Franz Ferdinand alongside recent performances from the likes of Maximo Park bolsters the shop's standing within Sunderland as a hub for creativity and support for the community. News on future instores, Record Store Day and plans for the shop's 1st birthday to be announced soon...
Full dates for May:
22 // Stockton, Georgian Theatre
23 // Newcastle, Riverside
24 // Manchester, Factory
25 // York, Fibbers