Today, Mogwai announce a run of UK tour dates taking place throughout Scotland in December 2022 and England & Wales in February 2023. Tickets are available via pre-sale at 10:00 am on Wednesday, 7th September. The general sale begins at 10:00 am on Friday, 9th September.
The tour is set to be another series of incendiary live dates for Mogwai, following on from a summer of headline festival performances, including an acclaimed set at Bluedot Festival.
The tour will feature tracks from Mogwai’s 2021 No.1 record, As The Love Continues, as well as classic Mogwai tracks from their innovative career. The band will be accompanied on tour by Brainiac, who has reformed 25 years after the tragic death of their singer Timmy Taylor, during which time they gathered cult support from Trent Reznor, The Flaming Lips and Mogwai themselves. Brainiac will be supporting on the English dates of the tour. Rev Magnetic support on 20 & 23 December, and Bdrmm on 21 & 22 December.
Alongside this, Stuart Braithwaite has announced a book tour in support of his forthcoming autobiography, Spaceships Over Glasgow: Mogwai and Misspent Youth - which is set for release on 29th September 2022 and is available to pre-order now. Stuart will be discussing the book in select stores around the country.
Stuart Braithwaite: Spaceships Over Glasgow: Mogwai and Misspent Youth dates (2022)
30 September Resident, Brighton
4 October Waterstones, Glasgow
7 October Rough Trade East, London
12 October Monorail, Glasgow
13 October Toppings, Edinburgh
5 November Crossing Borders (NL)
12 November Louder Than Words Festival, Manchester
Mogwai 2022/2023 live dates
Tue 20 Dec 2022 Aberdeen Music Hall
Wed 21 Dec 2022 Edinburgh Usher Hall
Thu 22 Dec 2022 Glasgow, Barrowland Ballroom
Fri 23 Dec 2022 Glasgow Barrowland Ballroom
Fri 10 Feb 2023 Manchester Albert Hall*
Sat 11 Feb 2023 Leeds O2 Academy*
Sun 12 Feb 2023 Gateshead Sage*
Tue 14 Feb 2023 Nottingham Rock City*
Wed 15 Feb 2023 Bath - The Forum*
Thu 16 Feb 2023 Cardiff Great Hall*
Fri 17 Feb 2023 Brighton Dome*
Sat 18 Feb 2023 Cambridge Corn Exchange*
Sun 19 Feb 2023 Birmingham, O2 Institute*
*support from Brainiac
Mogwai recently provided the soundtrack for the Apple TV+ show Black Bird, starring Taron Egerton (Rocketman). Their score has received praise for providing the ideal backing to the tight and suspenseful turns of the show. The soundtrack is available to stream here.