Thursday 4 April 2013

Willie Nile UK Tour Dates!

Willie Nile, one of the most respected singer/ songwriters to emerge from the streets of Manhattan is embarking on a UK tour this spring, kicking things off in Bristol on Friday 19th April.

Willie Nile is a songwriter's songwriter and his live performances are legendary. He has toured across the US opening for The Who, at the personal request of the band, and sang with Bruce Springsteen at Giants Stadium, New Jersey. Springsteen recently joined Willie on stage in Asbury Park for Willie's song 'One Guitar'.

'One Guitar'
Youtube link:

The New York Times called him "One of the most gifted singer-songwriters to emerge from the New York scene in years". He has been described as "a one-man Clash" and his critically acclaimed albums have received rave reviews around the world. Bono, Lou Reed, Lucinda Williams, Jim Jarmusch, Adam Duritz and Little Steven are among those who have sung his praises.

He releases his new album 'American Ride' on 24th June and the full UK tour dates are:

19th April - The St Bonaventures Social Club, Bristol
20th April - National Record Store Day, Sub-Tone, Cheltenham
22nd April - The Jericho Tavern, Oxford
24th April - The Cellars at Eastney, Portsmouth
25th April - The New Roscoe, Leeds
26th April - Snow Goose Live, Macclesfield
27th April - The Cluny, Newcastle
28th April - The Brickyard, Carlisle
30th April - The Musician, Leicester
2nd May - The 100 Club, London
3rd May - Tingewick Village Hall, Nr Buckingham
5th May - The Tropicana Club, Ruislip

Some of the plaudits Willie Nile Has received from his contemporaries

One of the great guides to unraveling the mystery that is the troubled beauty of America" 

"Willie's so good, I can't believe he's not from New Jersey" 

"Willie Nile is a great artist. If there was any justice in this world, I'd be opening up for him instead of him for me" - LUCINDA WILLIAMS

No comments:

Post a Comment