Ghostpoet Announces Summer Tour Dates 2012

28 May 2012
Ghostpoet Announces Summer Tour Dates 2012

Ghostpoet Announces Summer Tour Dates 2012

Critically acclaimed British artist Ghostpoet has signed a worldwide deal with Play it Again Sam Records.

The agreement will see Play It Again Sam working closely with Ghostpoet on all areas of artists development, with a sophomore album chalked for release in 2013. Recording will begin over summer, with some exciting collaborations in the pipeline.

Originally signed to Gilles Peterson's Brownswood Recordings, Ghostpoet's first album, Peanut Butter Blues& Melancholy Jam, was nominated for a Mercury Prize in 2011.

Ghostpoet, real name Obaro Ejimiwe, went on to sell out London's KOKO venue earlier this year and is midway through a European tour. Festivals he'll be performing at this summer include: Lounge In The Farm, Parklife Weekender, Beach Break, Summer Sunday, Soundwave, Green Man, Beacons, Pukkelpop and Kendal Calling.

This summer Ghostpoet is touring Europe, performing at over 20 festivals. For a full list of his tour dates, please see the list below.


16/05/12 - Botanique at Chapiteau (Brussels, Belgium)

19/05/12 - Liverpool Sound City at Kazimier (Liverpool, UK)

25/05/12 - Villa Inrock (Cannes, France)

26/05/12 - Art Rock Festival (St-Brieuc, France)

02/06/12 - Titanic Lockdown (Belfast, UK)

03/06/12 - Hay Festival (Hay-On-Wye, UK)

09/06/12 - MIT Festival (Rome, Italy)

10/06/12 - Parklife Weekender (Manchester, UK)

11/06/12 - PIAS Nite at Paradiso (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

15/06/12 - Golden Down Festival (Winchester, UK)

16/06/12 - Beach Break Live (Wales, UK)

22/06/12 - GebÃ?ude 9 (Cologne, Germany)

29/06/12 - Mostly Jazz Festival (Birmingham, UK)

30/06/12 - LeeFest (London, UK)

01/07/12 - Dinefwr Literature festival (UK)

08/07/12 - Nova Festival (Pulborough, UK)

20/07/12 - Soundwave Festival (Zadar, Croatia)

27/07/12 - Kendal Calling (Lake District, UK)

03/08/12 - Y-NOT Festival (Peak District, UK)

05/08/12 - Castlepalooza (Tullamore, Ireland)

10/08/12 - Mifest (Llay, UK)

11/08/12 - Dockville Festival (Hamburg, Germany)

16/08/12 - Pukkelpop Festival (Hasselt, Belgium)

17/08/12 - Summer Sundae (Leicester, UK)

18/08/12 - Beacons Festival (UK)

19/08/12- Green Man Festival (Glanusk Park, UK)

25/08/12 - Tauron Nowas Muzyka Festival (Katowice, Poland)


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