“Gahhh it’s finally happening!”
The Big Moon has announced a UK headline tour to take place in 2022 – see all the details below.
- NS Granthshala Big Reed: The Big Moon: “Everything Looks Big, Strange, and Very Scary”
The London band will kick off next May in support of their second album, Walking Like We Do, which was released in January 2020. Tickets are available. Here.
Sharing the news on social media earlier today (October 12), the group reflected on the lack of live dates since the release of their latest record, due to the disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic. “Gahhh it’s finally happening!” He has written. “Big Moon Big Tour is coming to a city near you in 2022!”
He continued: “2020 was going to be a big year for us and this tour in particular is something we’ve been working towards throughout our careers, so we’re going to keep all of the original cities and (hopefully) these new Thrilled to be able to announce the final official dates.
The Big Moon also thanked fans for their patience, saying: “We love you and we can’t wait to see you and present you an incredible show. And for all those who haven’t yet – now is the time!! It’s going to be very special. See you in the pit x “
The tour begins in Glasgow on 23 May, followed by events in Newcastle (24 May), Sheffield (25 May), Manchester (27 May), Birmingham (28 May), Cardiff (29 May) and Brighton (31 May). . ) The band will conclude the jaunt with a homecoming performance at The O2 Forum in Kentish Town, London.
You can check the complete list of dates in the above post.
Although The Big Moon has yet to perform any title dates in support of ‘Walking Like We Do’, the group took to the stage in the summer at festivals including Neighborhood Weekender, Boardmasters and Standen Calling.
Last month, the band supported the Kaiser Chiefs and the Courtenays at their shows at Halifax’s Peace Hall and Manchester’s Old Trafford Cricket Ground, respectively.
In reviewing a later gig, Granthshala Wrote: “Beginning with ‘Sucker’, opener The Big Moon breaths a breeze, his gritty and melodious guitar lines playing with joy as the sunshine falls on us. Singer Juliet Jackson to curb her joy struggles when she says ‘It’s nice to see your smiling faces’ while the band coasts into the golden indie-pop of ‘Barcelona’.
“Reading the scale of the event, they drop a catchy cover of Fatboy Slim’s ‘Aap Ki Praise’, but their own material is the real winner – a charm that accompanies their dreamy and melodious anthem ‘Kamdev’.”