After winning ‘Best Band’ and ‘Best Album’ at the British Blues Awards 2011, 22-year-old British guitar sensation Oli Brown returns to the UK for his biggest headline tour to date in April 2012.
Described by Mojo as “the hottest young pistol in British Blues,” tickets for Oli’s tour go on sale at 9am on Friday 4th November, and can be booked from the 24 hour ticket hotline: 0844 478 0898, or online from www.eventim.co.uk and www.thegigcartel.com.
A 48-hour ticket pre-sale will be available from Eventim and Ents 24. At 9am on Wednesday 2nd November, a limited amount of tickets for each date can be ordered from www.ents24.com.
Since the release his 2010 album Heads I Win Tails You Lose, Oli has been almost constantly on the road with tours across Europe, America, Canada and New Zealand. The album was produced by Mike Vernon (Fleetwood Mac, Eric Clapton), who came out of retirement especially to work with Oli, after hearing his debut album, Open Road.
Upon release, Heads I Win Tails You Lose garnered much critical acclaim, with Mojo and Classic Rock naming the album as their #4 and #3 Blues albums of 2010 respectfully. Following the dates with John Mayall, Oli will head into the studio to work on an as-yet-untitled third album, set for an April 2012 release to coincide with his UK tour.
Manchester Academy (April 11)
York The Duchess (April 12)
Edinburgh The Caves (April 13)
Glasgow O2 ABC2 (April 14)
Aberdeen Lemon Tree (April 15)
Newcastle O2 Academy2 (April 17)
Nottingham Rescue Rooms (April 18)
Birmingham O2 Academy2 (April 19)
Exeter Phoenix (April 20)
Bristol The Tunnels (April 21)
London O2 Academy Islington (April 22)