Jake Bugg announces intimate acoustic tour, with tickets on sale Fri 11 Aug at 9am

Jake Bugg announces intimate acoustic tour, with tickets on sale Fri 11 Aug at 9am

Singer songwriter is touring in support of his soon to be released fourth album Hearts That Strain, which was recorded in Nashville

Jake Bugg has announced a solo acoustic tour of the UK with tickets on sale Fri 11 Aug at 9am.

The Nottingham born singer-songwriter, still in his early 20s, will be supporting the release of his fourth album Hearts That Strain, which was recorded in the American country music heartland Nashville.

The shows kick off at Bath's Forum on Sat 4 Nov, and finish up at Liverpool's Philharmonic Hall on Sat 25 Nov.

Bugg made his name with his self-titled 2012 debut album, which included the tracks 'Two Fingers', 'Trouble Town' and 'Lightning Bolt', snappy tracks influenced by Don McLean, Johnny Cash and The Everly Brothers.

His latest direction takes him to Nashville, where he recorded with legendary house band The Memphis Boys, who had played on classics such as 'Dusty in Memphis', 'In The Ghetto', 'Suspicious Minds' and 'Dark End of the Street'.

Bugg said: "They're old guys but they're amazing. It was ten to five and then that's it. They'd pack up and we'd done two or three tunes. It was a mad vibe being from England and meeting these absolute legends and then cutting some tracks with them."

With exciting new material on the way, the shows will be the first chance to hear the new tracks.

Jake Bugg 2017 UK tour dates:
Sat 4 Nov – The Forum, Bath
Sun 5 Nov – St David's Hall, Cardiff
Mon 6 Nov – De Montfort Hall, Leicester
Tue 7 Nov – Hull City Hall
Mon 13 Nov – The Queen's Hall, Edinburgh
Tue 14 Nov – The Loft, Forres
Thu 16 Nov – Strathpeffer Pavilion
Fri 17 Nov – Inchyra Arts Club
Sun 19 Nov – Victoria Hall, Stoke-on-Trent
Wed 22 Nov – De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill
Fri 24 Nov – Hexagon, Reading
Sat 25 Nov – Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Tickets for Jake Bugg go on sale Fri 11 Aug at 9am.

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