Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy & The Cairo Gang For UK Tour

April 9, 2010 by  

Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy & The Cairo Gang (Emmett Kelly and Shahzad Ismaily) have announced they will be heading to Europe this summer for a string of shows and will be stopping by the UK in August.

The tour follows the recent release of ‘The Wonder of The World’ album on Domino on CD and vinyl formats. The three have perviously recorded together for the album ‘Lie Down In The Light’, whilst Bonnie and Emmett have also recorded together with others on the Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy albums ‘The Letting Go’ and ‘Beware’ as well as the EP ‘CHIJIMI’.

They will play the following dates:

May

25th COPENHAGEN – VEGA
29th LILLEHAMMER – NORSK LITTERATUR FESTIVAL @ MAIHAUGSALEN
31st BERGEN – NATTJAZZ @ SARDINEN USF

JUNE
1st BERGEN – NATTJAZZ @ SARDINEN USF
5th LISBON – NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MUSEUM
6th AVEIRO – TEATRO AVEIRENSE

JULY

27th BELFAST – EMPIRE
28th DUBLIN – WHELANS
29th DUBLIN – WHELANS
30th GALWAY – ROISIN DUBH
31st SKIBBEREEN – CORK X SOUTHWEST

AUGUST

2nd COVENTRY – ST JOHN’S CHURCH (tickets £20 from www.wegottickets.co.uk)
3rd MANCHESTER – MANCHESTER CATHERDRAL (tickets £21.50 from www.seetickets.com)
4th LONDON – 02 SHEPHERDS BUSH EMPIRE (tickets £22.50 from www.seetickets.com)


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