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Villagers Villagers Announce New Single 'Nothing Arrived' Released 11th November 2013

Following their second Mercury Music Prize nomination for their second album {Awayland}, Villagers are to release 'Nothing Arrived', (a 'hybrid of melancholy and euphoria' - Uncut) as a single on 11th November 2013. The accompanying...

26th September 2013 17:10

Villagers Bbc Introducing Stage, Dance To The Radio And Even More For The Leeds And Reading Festivals On 23-25 August 2013

With Reading Festival weekend tickets now sold out and just four weeks remaining until Early Entry ticket holders begin to arrive for Reading & Leeds 2013; the line-up continues to grow with the announcement of...

25th July 2013 13:05

Villagers Villagers Announce UK Tour For November 2013

Following appearances at Glastonbury, T in the Park and Latitude, plus at Beck's Song Reader Live at the Barbican, Villagers can announce a UK tour for November 2013. The six date tour kicks off in...

24th July 2013 13:08

Villagers Villagers Announce June 2013 Northeast UK Dates

Villagers have announced a run of northeast North American dates in June in support of their acclaimed sophomore full-length, {Awayland}, which arrived in stores last month on Domino Records. Songwriter Conor J. O'Brien visited the...

7th May 2013 10:44

Villagers Latitude Festival 2013 Announce Initial Line-up

Latitude Festival, the UK's favourite multi-arts festival, and winner of the 2012 Best Family Festival Award, is proud to reveal the first line-up announcements for the eighth edition. The festival takes place from Thursday 18th...

19th March 2013 21:14

Villagers T In The Park 2013 Announces Beady Eye And Laurent Garnier

Earlier this week it was revealed that some of the world's greatest acts will be heading to Kinross over 12th - 14th July for the 20th year of T in the Park, and ahead of...

22nd February 2013 12:18

Villagers Villagers Sophomore Lp 'Awayland' In Stores In North America April 9th 2013 On Domino Records

Ireland's Villagers' new full-length album {Awayland} arrived in stores in Ireland, the UK and Europe today to tremendous praise, but those of us here in North America will have to patiently wait for the album's...

16th January 2013 12:19

Villagers Villagers Announce Full UK Tour In 2013

To celebrate the release of their new album {Awayland}, released on Monday the 14th of January, Villagers will be returning to the UK for headlining shows in February 2013.Dates are as follows:Friday 8th February...

23rd October 2012 16:35

Villagers Villagers Announce New Album 'Awayland' Out 14th Of January 2013

{Awayland} is the follow up to the Mercury-nominated and Ivor Novello Award winning debut, Becoming a Jackal. Engineered, produced and mixed at Attica Audio in Donegal by Conor J. O'Brien and Villagers' guitarist Tommy...

16th October 2012 12:29

Villagers Villagers Announce Intimate Headline Shows Announced For October And November 2012

In addition to UK and European tour dates with Grizzly Bear, Villagers have announced details of some intimate headline shows, with a London date at the Borderline on 23rd October. Tickets will go on sale...

17th September 2012 11:05

Villagers Villagers Have Just Announced UK Headline Dates For May 2011

London Shepherds Bush Empire date change & further UK dates added for May Eden Sessions & Green Man festival performances announced Following news of the Elbow Arena tour support throughout March, Villagers have just announced...

21st February 2011 13:14

Villagers Barclaycard Mercury Prize Albums Of The Year For 2010 Revealed

An important year for musical creativity and excellence is highlighted by the 12 Albums of the Year shortlisted for the 2010 Barclaycard Mercury Prize, announced on Tuesday 20 July."This year's Mercury list includes musicians from...

20th July 2010 12:16

Villagers Villagers Nominated For The 2010 Mercury Music Prize

Villagers are Conor J. O' Brien and friends, who won over many hearts with their debut 'Becoming a Jackal', released in spring this year. Becoming a Jackal introduced us to Villagers' vivid narratives, gripping poetry...

20th July 2010 12:10

Villagers Tickets Still Available For Somerset House Summer Concerts 2010

The open-air concert series at Somerset House is a unique event in the summer's live music calendar. This year the programme runs from 8 to 18 July.The courtyard of Somerset House has played host to...

2nd July 2010 16:03

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