FM and The Quireboys announce co-headline UK tour

FM and The Quireboys have announced a co-headline UK tour for 2019.

The bands will head out on the road together for seven dates, kicking of at Nottingham’s Rock City on April 1 and bringing the curtain down with a set at Wolverhampton’s Steel Mill on April 9.

They’ll be joined by Bad Touch and Vega for the run.

The dates have been revealed to coincide with the news that FM will launch a new live album titled The Italian Job (opens in new tab) on February 22 via Frontiers Music srl.

It was recorded during the band’s performance at the Frontiers Rock Festival in Milan in April this year, and features new songs and fan favourites, including I Belong To The Night, Tough It Out, That Girl and Other Side Of Midnight.

The Quireboys, meanwhile, recently re-released a 10th anniversary edition of Homewreckers And Heartbreakers and will launch their new studio album Amazing Disgrace in February (opens in new tab).

FM and The Quireboys 2019 UK tour
Apr 01: Nottingham Rock City
Apr 02: Cardiff The Tramshed
Apr 04: Wakefield Warehouse 23
Apr 06: Sheffield Corporation
Apr 07: Manchester O2 Ritz
Apr 08: Glasgow The Garage
Apr 09: Wolverhampton Steel Mill

Scott Munro
Louder e-commerce editor

Scott has spent more than 30 years in newspapers and magazines as an editor, production editor, sub-editor, designer, writer and reviewer. After initially joining our news desk in the summer of 2014, he moved to the e-commerce team full-time in 2020. He maintains Louder’s buyer’s guides, scouts out the best deals for music fans and reviews headphones, speakers, books and more. He's written more than 11,000 articles across Louder, Classic Rock, Metal Hammer and Prog and has previous written for publications including IGN, the Sunday Mirror, Daily Record and The Herald covering everything from daily news and weekly features, to video games, travel and whisky. Scott grew up listening to rock and prog, cutting his teeth on bands such as Marillion and Magnum before his focus shifted to alternative and post-punk in the late 80s. His favourite bands are Fields Of The Nephilim, The Cure, New Model Army, All About Eve, The Mission, Ned's Atomic Dustbin and Drab Majesty, but he also still has a deep love of Rush.