Brendan Benson Announces UK Dates

Brendan Benson
Brendan Benson

Brendan Benson has announced a UK and Ireland tour for this May. The Raconteurs man will play five shows on the trek, which begin at Portsmouth’s Wedgewood Rooms on 21st May and end at Glasgow’s Oran Mor on 25th May. The run also includes shows in London, Manchester and Dublin, with Young Hines providing support on all the dates.

Benson will release his new solo album ‘What Kind Of World’ on 30th April. The album is the follow-up to his 2009 effort ‘My Old, Familiar Friend’ and has been recorded at Welcome To 1979 Studios in Nashville. The album is the fifth of Benson’s solo career and has been recorded entirely on analog equipment.

Brendan Benson will play:

21st Portsmouth Wedgewood Rooms
22nd London Scala
23rd Manchester Ruby Lounge
24th Dublin Button Factory
25th Glasgow Oran Mor


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