Up and coming Steven Wilson Jr returns to UK and Europe for headline tour

Photo: Tim Cofield

Rising US star Stephen Wilson Jr. will be bringing his signature blend of indie, grunge and country to the UK for a headline tour this October before heading on to Europe. Wilson says, “The UK/EU has my heart & we are coming back this autumn for our first headlining tour. A dream that’s suddenly became a reality. My father has passed but his story is alive and well & being told all over the world. Can’t wait to see you all.”

The self-proclaimed ‘Death Cab For Country’ singer also made his UK TV debut on Later… with Jools Holland on Saturday just gone (15th June 2024) performing his song ‘Year to Be Young 1994’ from his debut album “Son Of Dad”, which came out last year via Big Loud Records to much critical acclaim.  It was released five years to the day of his father’s death and the record is a 22-song tribute to Stephen Wilson Sr.   “If you’re lucky enough to have lived, you’re going to grieve something,” Wilson shares. “It is the most human thing we have, and we grieve on a level that is unmatched.”

Wilson, who is known for his rousing and emotive performances, last toured here earlier in 2024 supporting The Cadillac Three plus a performance at the CMA Songwriters Series at London’s O2 as part of the C2C Festival in March.

He recently played ‘Year to Be Young 1994’ on ‘The Late Show with Stephen Colbert’.  You can watch the performance below.

Tickets are available here. The dates for the tour are:

Thursday 24 Oct – Birmingham UK, O2 Institute
Friday 25 Oct – Newcastle UK, Think Tank
Saturday 26 Oct – Glasgow UK, King Tut’s
Sunday 27 Oct – Manchester UK, The Deaf Institute
Tuesday 29 Oct – London UK, Oslo
Wednesday 30 Oct – Cardiff UK, The Globe
Friday 1 Nov – Amsterdam NL, Melkweg Upstairs
Saturday 2 Nov – Groningen NL, Take Root Festival
Monday 4 Nov – Köln DE, Club Volta
Tuesday 5 Nov – Berlin DE, Passionkirche

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London based self-diagnosed music junkie with tastes extending to all points of big tent americana and beyond. Fan of acts and songs rather than genres.
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Alan Peatfield

It’s a great album, people. Don’t miss it!