Manchester legends Black Grape have rescheduled their seven dates. The tour scheduled for October 2020 will now take place in March 2021 with a Newcastle show added to the run.
Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Black Grape’s debut album ‘It’s Great When You’re Straight…. Yeah’. Originally released on 7th August 1995 it not only went to number one but also went platinum. A three-CD deluxe edition was released in November 2016.
The album, recorded at Rockfield Studios with producers Danny Saber, Stephen Lironi, Shaun Ryder and Gary Kurfirst (executive) produced top ten hit singles ‘Reverend Black Grape’ followed by ‘In the Name of the Father’ with ‘Kelly’s Heroes’ reaching the top twenty.
The tour kicks off in Holmfirth on 5th March with founder members Shaun Ryder and Kermit Leveridge on vocals.
‘I’m really looking forward to getting back out on the road with Black Grape and playing all the
favourites from It’s Great When You’re Straight…Yeah’ with some Pop Voodoo!!’ – Shaun Ryder
The full list of tour dates is as follows:
FRI 5TH MARCH - HOLMFIRTH – PICTUREDROME
SAT 6TH MARCH - MANCHESTER – O2 RITZ
THURS 11TH MARCH – BIRMINGHAM – THE MILL
FRI 12TH MARCH – CARDIFF – TRAMSHED
SAT 13TH MARCH – LEEDS – WAREHOUSE
FRI 19TH – EDINBURGH – LIQUID ROOMS
SAT 20TH – NEWCASTLE – NUSU VENUE
*The Aberdeen has not been rescheduled – refunds are available from point of purchase*
BLACK GRAPE online: blackgrapemusic.com