NME.com reports of some World Cup DJ sets featuring Doves..
The likes of Doves, Mani and Starsailor’s James Walsh are set to perform at special gigs around England’s World Cup games.
London club night Thisfeeling.co.uk/club is staging live performances and DJ sets around screenings of the games at the Relentless Garage.
England vs USA: Kid British (live), Mani (DJ set) (June 12) England vs Algeria: Doves (DJ set), Sound Of Guns Live (18) England vs Slovenia: Ian Broudie (live), The Twang (DJ set) (23) England second round match (if they qualify): The Rifles (live), Jersey Budd (live), Soccer AM DJs (June 26/27 depending on fixture)
A DJ set has been announced for Greenock Scotland, all the info in the blurb below.
Word UP will be playing host to Manchester music men DOVES in an exclusive night next month. The Brit award nominees are all set to launch the venue’s new look Friday night on Friday 19th March. Fans will hear the a two-hour DJ set filled with classics, ‘old skool’ tunes and Manchester dance anthems.
Guitarist an vocalist Jez Williams said “We are looking forward to getting up to Greenock and giving you guys some classic rock n’ roll, some dance floor soul and everything in between.” The band, who are currently working in the studio on some new material, are looking forward to their Word UP appearance and will get a warm up for some summer concerts. They have also agreed to sign some memorabilia that will be raffled off on the night, with all proceeds going to Sport Relief 2010.
A Word UP spokesperson added: “This is a great coup for Inverclyde. It will be a special one off night, We’ve gone to great lengths to secure this event and we’re putting ot on to make Fridays a little bit different from the norm. It will give the people of Inverclyde a great reason to come out and enjoy themselves. It promises to be a sensational night in Inverclyde’s 2010 calendar”.
Advance discounted tickets for Inverclyde regulars are ï¿½6 and now available by calling 01475 806038. Tickets will also be available from the Word UP Backroom DJ’s From Thursday throught to Sunday and at a special pre-sale event on Wednesday 24th February in Text from 7pm until 10pm.
I have just been notified that the DJ set originally scheduled for Friday November 6th at Leigh’s Bar Bliss, has been moved to the following Friday November 13th. This is due to the band playing the Dubai Sound City on the 6th. Tickets bought for the original date will be valid for the new date.
Tickets are now on sale at seetickets for a doves DJ set at Bar Bliss in Leigh on Friday November 6th. Note, this is a DJ set only. Usually its Andy & Jez on the decks. Tickets are a fiver on sale at See here.
There also due to do a DJ set at the Eiger music studios bar in Leeds on the 7th. Though I believe this is a private invitation only event.