Award-winning Blues Rock band King King announce in association with Planet Rock radio a new nationwide UK tour for May 2016, which kicks off at Manchester Academy on Thursday 12th May (see full tour dates listed below) with special guest South African Blues rock sensation, guitarist and singer-songwriter Dan Patlansky. Planet Rock will run a 48-hour ticket pre-sale for their listeners from Wednesday 18th November. Tickets go on sale to the general public from Friday 20th November from www.thegigcartel.com and the 24 Hour Box Office: 0844 478 0898.
Having scored two recent radio hit singles on Planet Rock with the songs ‘Crazy’ and ‘Hurricane’, and a recent nomination for Best New Band at this year’s Classic Rock Awards, King King are going from strength to strength. Their third studio album, ‘Reaching for the Light‘, has been championed by dozens of music magazines including Classic Rock, The Blues, Guitarist, Blues Matters, Blues in Britain and many more. In the New Year the band will record a full electric session for Paul Jones Blues Show on BBC Radio 2.
Dan Patlansky; South African blues rock guitarist and singer-songwriter, whose Dear Silence Thieves album was voted No. 1 on Blues Rock Review’s Top 20 Blues Rock Albums of 2014, will be King King’s very special guest. Fresh off his UK and European tour with Joe Satriani, and one of Classic Rock magazine’s hotly tipped new artists of 2015 to watch out for, Patlansky’s last studio album, Dear Silence Thieves has received non-stop accolades and praise from the British press. He opened for Bruce Springsteen in front of 64,000 people at the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg in February 2014.
King King May 2016 UK Tour
With Special Guest Dan Patlansky
Manchester Academy Thursday 12 May
Gateshead Sage Friday 13 May
Glasgow o2 ABC Saturday 14 May
Sheffield City Hall Sunday 15 May
Gloucester Guildhall Wednesday 18 May
Crawley Hawth Thursday 19 May
Salisbury City Hall Friday 20 May
Birmingham Town Hall Saturday 21 May