Loudon Wainwright III Hits the UK for Dates

If you don’t love Loudon Wainwright III then you’re going to hell, that’s what it says in the bible, but you can prove yourself before God (capital G, just in case) by seeing him live in the UK next month, his first dates here since 2013.   His shows will include a concert at the London Palladium on Fri Oct 21st,  and special guest on all shows will be his long-time friend, collaborator and fellow singer-songwriter, Chaim Tannenbaum.   Wainwright was last in the UK in April 2015 for a brief visit when he was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards.  He’ll be performing  songs from his rather extensive back-catalogue plus new music from his most recent album, Haven’t Got The Blues (Yet).  It followed his acclaimed Older Than My Old Man Now album from 2012—“my death n’ decay opus,” as Wainwright calls it.

Loudon Wainwright III 2016 Dates:

Wed Oct 12      CAMBRIDGE CORN EXCHANGE (01223 357851)

Fri Oct 14         MANCHESTER BRIDGEWATER HALL v0161 907 9000

Sat Oct 15        BEXHILL DE LA WARR PAVILION 01424 229 111

Mon Oct 17      BRISTOL ST GEORGES HALL 0845 40 24 001

Tues Oct 18      BIRMINGHAM TOWN HALL 0121 780 3333

Thurs Oct 20     MILTON KEYNES THE STABLES 01908 280800

Fri Oct 21         LONDON PALLADIUM 0844 412 4655

Sun Oct 23       LIVERPOOL PHILHARMONIC 0151 709 3789

Mon Oct 24      GATESHEAD SAGE 0191 443 4661

Tues Oct 25      YORK BARBICAN 0844 854 2757

Thurs Oct 27    SHEFFIELD CITY HALL BALLROOM 0114 2789 789

Fri Oct 28         HEBDEN BRIDGE THE TRADES CLUB 01422 845265

Sat Oct 29        GLASGOW ROYAL CONCERT HALL 0141 353 8000 or 0844 844 0444

Mon Oct 31      CORK OPERA HOUSE 021 4270022

Tues Nov 1       LIMERICK LIMETREE THEATRE 061774774

Wed Nov 2       BELFAST MANDELA HALL 028 9147 178

Sat Nov 5         GALWAY SEAPOINT 091 586540

 

 

Author: Mark Whitfield

Mark Whitfield is the long-suffering editor of Americana UK, conceiving the idea in a dark room in 2001, although he ran out of words to personally review anything in about 2007.

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