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Ian Siegal announces 25th anniversary UK dates

Ian Siegal
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Ian Siegal has confirmed a run of UK dates as part of his 25th anniversary tour later this year, playing songs from across his 11-album catalogue.

It’s to be tied in with the release of a deluxe retrospective package, with details to be revealed in due course.

His label, Nugene Music, say: “His first professional gig with the embryonic Ian Siegal Band was in the early 90s, when blues was decidedly unfashionable. Gaining a presence as a 20-year-old singing the blues was not easy. Thankfully, he persevered.

“You gotta pay your dues to the blues – and he certainly has. From busking on the streets of Berlin as a teenage, to gruelling three-hours-a-night club residencies, to hair-raising treks across Eastern Europe, his CV includes shows in 35 countries, guest appearances with some of the great names of the blues, and a live album recorded at London’s Royal Albert Hall.”

Noting that all Siegal’s 13 award wins have come in the past five years, the label add: “There’s a lot left in the tank.”

His UK dates in November are in addition to previously-announced shows across Europe.

Ian Siegal 25th anniversary UK tour

Nov 08: Southampton Talking Heads
Nov 09: Stockton On Tees Arc
Nov 10: Southport Atkinson
Nov 12: Bury Met
Nov 13: Tenby Blues Festival
Nov 15: London Under The Bridge
Nov 16: Nottingham Rescue Rooms
Nov 17: Newcastle Cluny
Nov 18: Edinburgh La Belle Angele
Nov 19: Lichfield Guildhall

Not only is one-time online news editor Martin an established rock journalist and drummer, but he’s also penned several books on music history. He’s appeared on TV and when not delving intro all things music, can be found travelling along the UK’s vast canal network.