News: KING KING/Dan Patlansky UK tour starts 12 May 2016

KING KING - Manchester Academy, 12 May 2016
Photo: Simon Dunkerley/GRTR!

Award-winning blues rock band King King start their nationwide 8-date UK tour at the Manchester Academy on Thursday May 12. Special guest on all dates is South African Blues rock guitarist/singer-songwriter Dan Patlansky.

GRTR! blues-rock expert Pete Feenstra described the band’s current album Reaching For The Light “…an album that bristles with intent and delivers with brio.”

Dan Patlansky - Planet Rockstock - Trecco Bay, South Wales, 4 December 2015
Photo: Darren Griffiths/GRTR!

Dan Patlansky is the South African blues rock guitarist and singer-songwriter is King King’s special guest. He toured with Joe Satriani recently and his new album is released 6 May.

Gig review (Manchester Academy, 12 May 2016)

Album review (King King, Reaching For The Light, 2015)
Album review (Dan Patlansky, Introvertigo, 2016)

UK tour dates (May 2016)
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Thursday May 12 Manchester Academy
Friday May 13 (Sold Out) Gateshead Sage
Saturday May 14 Glasgow o2 ABC
Sunday May 15 Sheffield City Hall
Wednesday May 18 Gloucester Guildhall
Thursday May 19 Crawley The Hawth
Friday May 20 Salisbury City Hall
Saturday May 21 Birmingham Town Hall

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Pete Feenstra celebrated his 300th show in October 2019. Pete heads up a five-hour blues rock marathon when “Tuesday is Bluesday” from 19:00 GMT. Listen out also for his interview-based Feature show on Sundays (20:00 GMT)

Power Plays w/c 11 November (Mon-Fri)

THE FARGO RAILROAD COMPANY Something In The Water (indie)
THE DARK ELEMENT If I Had A Heart (Frontiers)
LIBERTY LIES A Thousand People (indie)
DIRTY SHIRLEY Here Comes The King (Frontiers)
CARRY THE CROWN Runaway (indie)

Featured Albums w/c 11 November (Mon-Fri)

09:00-12:00 WORK OF ART Exhibits (Frontiers)
12:00-13:00 SIGN X Like A Fire (Pride & Joy Music)
14:00-16:00 JACK BROADBENT Moonshine Blue (Creature Records)

Albums That Time Forgot (Mon-Fri)

MAGNUM Sleepwalking (1992)

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