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    Further details on the Willkommen Collective Tour

    Saturday, March 6th, 2010
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    Here are further details on the Willkommen Collective tour. The Leisure Society and Sons of Noel and Adrian will play all the dates, and will be supported by a rotating cast of bands from the Collective – to be announced soon.

    There is a facebook event for the tour here. Please mark yourself as attending and help to spread the word amongst your friends.

    April 2010

    Thursday 1st: LONDONThe Tabernacle
    —> tickets | | songkick | map | more info | 0207 221 9700

    Saturday 3rd: BRIGHTONThe Corn Exchange
    —> tickets | | songkick | map | more info | 01273 709709

    Sunday 4th: BRISTOLThekla
    —> tickets | | songkick | map | 08713 100 000

    Monday 5th: LEEDSBrudenell Social Club
    —> tickets | | songkick | map | 0113 2455570

    Tuesday 6th: MANCHESTERBand on the Wall
    —> tickets | | songkick | map | more info | 0845 2 500 500

    Wednesday 7th: KENDALBrewery Arts Centre
    —> tickets | | songkick | map | more info | 01539 725133

    Willkommen Orchestra live: 20 piece band playing songs of The Miserable Rich, Sons of Noel and Adrian, Shoreline and The Climbers

    Sunday, January 10th, 2010

    In February the Willkommen Collective embark on a special project. We’ve assembled a twenty piece band and called it The Willkommen Orchestra. We will be playing songs from the Shoreline, Sons of Noel and Adrian, The Miserable Rich and The Climbers repertoires all arranged especially for the occasion. It’ll be the first time any of The Climbers songs have been played live, ahead of the debut album release this Spring.

    This is a one off project and we’ll be performing just twice:

    Friday 19th February at Brighton Unitarian Church
    Saturday 27th February at London Kings Place

    The London show is part of the Arctic Circle’s The Bubbly Blue and Green – a four-day festival of eclectic ‘water music’ influenced by shipwrecks, rivers, waves and lighthouses.

    Housed in the halls of Kings Place, the festival runs from the 24th to 27th February 2010 and features Philip Jeck, Janek Schaefer, Hauschka, Hildur Gudnadottir, ISAN, Samphire Band, The Sleeping Years, Iarla O’Lionaird, The London Snorkelling Team, Paper Cinema and The Willkommen Orchestra.

    Tickets are on sale with very limited SAVER SEATS available online at £9.50 for all concerts. Prices (unless stated otherwise): £24.50, £19.50, £15.50 Premium seats available.

    Tickets & more information available here.

    Sons of Noel and Adrian perform live film score this Saturday at the legendary Roundhouse

    Wednesday, June 10th, 2009

    The day after our Union Chapel show this Friday, the Willkommen fun continues as Sons of Noel and Adrian collaborate with Kopek to perform a live soundtrack to the 1928 silent Surrealist classic La Coquille et le clergyman.
    The event is called Think in Oceans and also sees the exciting new project from Caroline Weeks and friends The Collectress perform to Sergei Parajanov’s masterpiece, The Colour of Pomegranates. The organiser Ben Pritchard writes:

    “It was the Edwardian hero Admiral Jackie Fisher who exhorted his audience to ‘Think in Oceans’. Whilst this inclination may have served to sharpen his tools, it is a message which also inspired some of the greatest worldly discovers, and now lends itself to a silent film night taking in the wonders of Armenian culture and sexually driven members of the clergy. Ticking the boxes?”

    Think in Oceans takes place this Saturday (13 June) at the Roundhouse.  More details and tickets here.

    The Leisure Society UK tour dates and tickets

    Tuesday, March 10th, 2009

    All the gigs for The Leisure Society’s UK tour are now confirmed. Tickets are on sale and selling very quickly. The tour is in support of their debut album The Sleeper, released this month, and they will be playing lots of material from it along with a few surprises.

    March 2009

    25th: BRIGHTONResident Records instore –  FREE! | LAST.FM
    27th: BRISTOLLouisiana –  TICKETS | LAST.FM


    3rd: MIDDLESBROUGHWestgarth Social Club –  TICKETS | LAST.FM
    4th: LIVERPOOLSt. Bride’s Church – TICKETS from Probe Records, Slater St., Liverpool, 0151 708 8815 | LAST.FM
    5th: LEEDSRoyal Park Cellars –  TICKETS | LAST.FM
    10th: MANCHESTERThe Ruby Lounge –  TICKETS | LAST.FM
    11th: GLASGOWThe Classic Grand –  TICKETS | LAST.FM
    12th: NOTTINGHAMThe Bodega – TICKETS | LAST.FM