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where’s the gigs: ellie goulding, lisa mitchell, the xx

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Tickets have gone on sale for the lovely Ellie Goulding’s first headline show in London on December 1st at Cargo. She should have no problem picking up enough fans to fill the space over the course of her upcoming 9-date tour with Little Boots and with the added bonus of her Florence + The Machine support slot at the Union Chapel on November 22nd. Ellie’s debut single ‘Under The Sheets’ received its first radio play last week ahead of its November 9th release through Neon Gold Records. You can currently download the Starsmith-produced track for free from the label’s blog.

21.10.09 Roadmenders, Northampton *
22.10.09 Concorde II, Brighton *
23.10.09 University, Sunderland *
25.10.09 Picturehouse, Edinburgh *
26.10.09 53 Degrees, Preston *
27.10.09 University, Liverpool *
29.10.09 Junction, Cambridge *
30.10.09 Wulfrun Hall, Wolverhampton *
31.10.09 University, Bristol *
22.11.09 Union Chapel, London †
01.12.09 Cargo, London

* with Little Boots
† with Florence + The Machine

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Having released her debut album Wonder on the quiet back in July, Australian wunderkind Lisa Mitchell (currently on tour as support for Newton Faulkner) is stepping out on her own for her debut headline tour of the UK in November to celebrate the album’s wider release on November 2nd. The single, ‘Coin Laundry’, will be released on October 26th. As reported last week, Lisa has been nominated for three ARIA awards, and will find out if she’s a winner on November 26th. In the meantime, she’ll be playing the following venues:

07.11.09 Academy 3, Birmingham
08.11.09 Brudenell Social Club, Leeds
10.11.09 Brel, Glasgow
11.11.09 Night & Day, Manchester
12.11.09 Eastney Cellars, Portsmouth
13.11.09 Louisiana, Bristol
15.11.09 Portland, Cambridge

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The xx are growing up fast. Or at least that’s how it seems, as the success of their debut album xx has propelled into a bigger league of venues for their latest round of shows. Announced yesterday, the band will embark on a 7-date tour of the UK next March. Catch them at the following venues:

01.03.10 Komedia, Brighton
03.03.10 Shepherds Bush Empire, London
05.03.10 O2 Academy, Birminham
06.03.10 Academy 2, Manchester
08.03.10 Cockpit, Leeds
09.03.10 Studio 24, Edinburgh
10.03.10 The Kazimier, Liverpool

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Alan Pedder

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