Toronto indie-pop quintet Alvvays will start 2015 with a headline European tour, beginning January 21st. The band will play nine dates in England and Scotland, including a show at London's Scala, before a further 11 shows across Europe.
Currently touring the UK with Real Estate, Alvvays have enjoyed an immensely successful year, having released one of the most talked about and cherished records of 2014 with their self-titled debut album. Having hit the BBC 6Music A-list with their first two singles 'Archie, Marry Me' and 'Next of Kin', acclaim has come from both sides of the Atlantic, with the likes of Pitchfork, NME, MOJO, Sunday Times and Rolling Stone all praising their first full-length.
Alvvays have the following shows left on their current tour:
28th October Komedia Brighton (w/ Real Estate)
29th October Shepherd's Bush Empire London (w/ Real Estate)
30th October Bethnal Green Working Men's Club London
(Transgressive Records 'New Sounds' Party w/ Gengahr, Blaenavon, FAMY, Spring King, Thumpers)
2015 headline tour dates
21st January Manchester Deaf Institute
22nd January Leeds Brudenell Social Club
23rd January Newcastle Think Tank
24th January Glasgow King Tuts
26th January Nottingham The Bodega
27th January Birmingham Hare & Hounds
28th January London Scala
30th January Oxford O2 Academy 2
31st January Bristol Thekla
1st February Paris Point Ephemere
2nd February Antwerp Trix
3rd February Amsterdam Paradiso
5th February Oslo John Dee
6th February Stockholm Debaser Strand
7th February Copenhagen Beta
9th February Hamburg Molotow exil
10th February Berlin Kantine Am Berghain
12th February Vienna B72
13th February Milan Lo Fi
14th February Zurcich Bogen F
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