New upcoming songstress V V Brown has just left for Lagos, after an invitation from Damon Albarn to perform on his African Express adventure. V V Brown will also be performing at the London African Express show at KOKO on October 22nd in conjunction with the BBC electric proms. VV recently landed a slot on Later with Jools, a month before the release of her debut single 'Crying blood' from her album 'Travelling Like The Light' which will be released next year.

The London based 'do wop indie' artist has been announced as the special guest on Ida Maria's November UK tour, as well as a one-off headlining London show on November 11th.

The dates are as follows: 7 Glasgow Oran Mor
8 Edinburgh Cabaret Voltaire
9 Newcastle Academy 2
11 London Soho Revue Bar - Headlining
12 Cardiff the Point
13 Portsmouth Wedgewood Rooms
14 Sheffield Academy 2
15 Birmingham Barfly
18 Brighton Komedia
19 Leeds Cockpit
20 Manchester Club Academy
22 Nottingham Rescue Rooms
23 Oxford Academy
26 Bristol Thekla
27 London Scala

Tickets are available from usual outlets.