Gruff Rhys annoucing UK tour in October!

Gruff Rhys
~ October UK tour & ‘News Drip’ service unveiled
~ Honey All Over & new song Xenodocheionology out today

Gruff Rhys will tour the UK in October. The newly confirmed dates will follow Gruff’s headline performances at various festivals this summer, an earlier sold-out tour and the release of his heartwarming new album, Hotel Shampoo. Gruff will be joined on stage by North Wales’ instrumental surf rock quartet, Y Niwl – all forthcoming dates are listed below, with the new tour highlighted in bold.

In conjunction with the tour, Gruff is also unveiling ‘News Drip’, his own “good news only” service providing exclusive access to gig tickets, discounts on music and merchandise, and a drip feed of Rhys-related inside information. Fans can subscribe now via Tickets for Gruff’s October tour are available exclusively to News Drip members today and tomorrow ahead of going on general sale this Wednesday (25th May).

In other news, Gruff’s Honey All Over single, which includes brilliantly titled new song, Xenodocheionology, is out today.

Sun, 2nd Oct – North Wales Theatre, Llandudno, Wales, UK
Mon, 3rd Oct - Olympia Theatre, Dublin, Ireland
Wed, 5th Oct - St David's Hall, Cardiff, UK
Thu, 6th Oct - Leeds Irish Centre, Leeds, UK
Fri, 7th Oct - Central Methodist Hall, Manchester, UK
Sat, 8th Oct - Bongo Club, Edinburgh, UK
Sun, 9th Oct - The Middlesbrough Crypt, Middlesbrough, UK
Tue, 11th Oct - Concert Hall, Reading, UK
Wed, 12th Oct - Shepherds Bush Empire, London, UK
Thu, 13th Oct - St Mary's Church, Ashford, UK


Tue, 24th May - Mercy Lounge, Nashville, USA
Wed, 25th May - Bottletree, Birmingham, USA
Fri, 27th May - TX Mohawk, Austin Texas, USA
Sat, 28th May - TX Club Dada, Dallas, USA
Mon, 30th May - AZ Rhythm Room, Phoenix, USA
Tue, 31st May - Casbah, San Diego, USA
Wed, 1st June - The Echo, Los Angeles, USA
Thu, 2nd June - Rickshaw Stop, San Francisco, USA
Fri, 3rd June - Mississippi Studios, Portland, USA
Sat, 4th June - Biltmore, Vancouver, USA
Sun, 5th June - Tractor Tavern, Seattle, USA
Wed, 8th June - Triple Rock, Minneapolis, USA
Thu, 9th June - Schubas, Chicago, USA
Fri, 10th June - Pike Room, Pontiac, USA
Sat, 11th June - Horseshoe Tavern, Toronto, Canada
Tue, 14th June - Brighton Music Hall Boston, USA
Wed, 15th June - Mercury Lounge, New York, USA

Thu, 23rd June - Royal Albert Hall (supporting Bright Eyes), London, UK
Sun, 26th June - Glastonbury Festival, Somerset, UK
Fri, 22nd July - Gwyl Gardd Goll, Wales, UK
Sat, 23rd July - Truck Festival, Oxford, UK
Fri, 29th July - Harrogate International Festival, UK
Fri, 5th Aug - Les Nuits Secrètes, Aulnoye-Aymeries, France
Sat, 6th Aug - Field Day Festival, London, UK
Sun, 21st Aug - Green Man Festival, Brecon Beacons, Wales, UK
Fri, 2nd Sep - Moseley Folk Festival, Birmingham, UK
Sat, 3rd Sep - End Of The Road Festival, North Dorset, UK