THE LEMON TWIGS announce UK & France tour; watch live TV performance of ‘Small Victories’ & ‘The Fire’

THE LEMON TWIGS announce UK & France tour; watch live TV performance of 'Small Victories' & 'The Fire'

Ahead of their tour with the Arctic Monkeys,  The Lemon Twigs’  have announced details of headline dates for 2019 in support of their ambitious second album Go To School (out now). The prodigiously talented brothers from Long Island will play ten shows throughout the UK and France in February and March next year.

21 February – MANCHESTER, O2 Ritz
22 February – GLASGOW, Saint Luke’s
23 February – NEWCASTLE, Riverside
25 February – LEEDS, Stylus
26 February – BIRMINGHAM, O2 Institute 2
27 February – LONDON, Roundhouse
1 March – LILLE, Aeronef
2 March – LYON, Epicerie Moderne
3 March – STRASBOURG, Laiterie
4 March – PARIS, La Cigale

Tickets go on sale this Friday, 7th September. Customers who purchased Go To School from the band’s official store will receive pre-sale access to tickets from 9AM local time on 5th September. For further details head to thelemontwigs.com.

Last night, Brian and Michael D’Addario debuted their live band on Jimmy Kimmel’s late night TV show. Watch the five-piece perform singles ‘Small Victories’ and ‘The Fire’ below.

Released last month, Go To School tells the coming-of-age story of Shane, a pure-hearted chimpanzee raised as a human boy. Todd Rundgren and the brothers’ mother Susan Hall play Shane’s parents. The 15-track opus was written, recorded, produced and mixed by the D’Addario brothers in their Long Island home and features contributions from Jody Stephens (Big Star) and their father Ronnie D’Addario.

The Lemon Twigs emerged in 2016 with their debut LP Do Hollywood , which was praised by Rolling Stone for “toting hooky songs that stand out for their intricate arrangements and delectable melodies” and the Guardian who declared it “a triumph of detailed richness and sumptuous melody, of anthemic chants and winsome ballads.” The band quickly earned fans in Elton John, Questlove, and Jack Antonoff among many others, the latter of whom said, “Prediction: The Lemon Twigs will usher in a new phase of rock.” Since then, the D’Addario brothers have released the 6-track Brothers of Destruction EP and one-off single ‘Foolin’ Around’ / ‘Tailor Made’ .

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