Down boy! Quadruple Juno Award-winning Canadian quintet The Sheepdogs were described by Uncut as sounding like “Badfinger picking up The Flying Burrito Brothers’ bar tab” and they have today announced a string of UK shows throughout June and July, including a headline set at Borderline, London on June 29th. News of the dates arrive following the band’s recent sell-out UK tour and in support of their new album ‘Changing Colours’ which is out now via Dine Alone Records You can watch the video for recent single ‘Nobody’ below.
Purveyors of guitar-driven modern-day retro rock, the band have expanded their instrumentation on the album to encompass more styles and hues, enhancing their “beef-and-boogie riffs and rhythmic shuffles”. The band notes; “This album has a much wider range of sounds on it: trombone, clarinet, latin percussion, pedal steel, fiddle and banjo all make an appearance. The title ‘Changing Colours’ really lends itself to these different sounds on the record.”
UK Tour Dates 2018
23 Jun | Black Deer Festival, Enridge Park
25 Jun | Globe, Cardiff
26 Jun | Fleece, Bristol
27 Jun | Brudenell Social Club, Leeds
29 Jun | Borderline, London,
30 Jun | Actress & Bishop, Birmingham
02 Jul | Workman’s Club, Dublin, Ireland
>>> Please help to support musicians affected by the coronavirus crisis in the UK by donating £2 a month to us - we'll send you an exclusive 20 track curated playlist every month plus the opportunity to win tickets and CDs. Click here for more information.
>>> Are you a new or emerging artist seeking some exposure? - find out about our new Twang Factor here