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Skindred announce massive UK winter tour

Skindred have announced a 25-date UK tour in support of this year’s Big Tings album.

The ragga-rock pioneers start their tour, titled That’s My Jam after their latest single, in Coventry on October 31 and wrap it up nearly two months later in Leicester on December 22.

Says drummer Arya Goggin: “Whenever we announce a UK tour we get posts from fans saying why are you not playing here, so we thought in acknowledgement of this we would try and play everywhere. Hopefully we will be able to add some Irish shows to the calendar too just to complete the run.

“It’s not just about playing in the six or seven biggest cities, it is about getting out there and playing some of the smaller towns which are often starved of shows and often these make for some of the best shows we have played.”

Tickets for the UK tour go on sale on at 10am on Friday August 31.

Skindred released their seventh album, Big Tings, earlier this year via Napalm Records. It reached the UK Top 30.

The first single from the album, Machine, featured Reef frontman Gary Stringer and former Motörhead guitarist Phil Campbell.

Skindred UK tour dates

Oct 31: Coventry Empire
Nov 01: Carlisle Brickyard
Nov 02: Newcastle University SU
Nov 03: Edinburgh Liquid Room
Nov 04: Aberdeen Unit 51
Nov 09: Bournemouth Old Fire Station
Nov 10: Exeter Lemon Grove
Nov 11: Portsmouth Wedgewood Rooms
Nov 15: Buckley Tivoli
Nov 16: Stoke Sugarmill
Nov 17: Bedford Esquires
Nov 18: Swansea Sin City
Nov 22: Holmfirth Picturedrome
Nov 23: York Fibbers
Nov 24: Cardiff Tramshed
Nov 29: Hull Asylum
Nov 30: Lincoln Engine Shed
Dec 01: Sheffield Winterrocks Festival
Dec 07: Brighton Concorde 2
Dec 13: Frome Cheese & Grain
Dec 14: Northampton Roadmender
Dec 15: Liverpool O2 Academy
Dec 20: Cambridge Junction
Dec 21: Oxford 02 Academy
Dec 22: Leicester O2 Academy

 

Dave Everley has been writing about and occasionally humming along to music since the early 90s. During that time, he has been Deputy Editor on Kerrang! and Classic Rock, Associate Editor on Q magazine and staff writer/tea boy on Raw, not necessarily in that order. He has written for Metal Hammer, Louder, Prog, the Observer, Select, Mojo, the Evening Standard and the totally legendary Ultrakill. He is still waiting for Billy Gibbons to send him a bottle of hot sauce he was promised several years ago.