WOLF ALICE have announced a string of intimate shows in the UK as part of The National Lottery Revive Live campaign, which aims to help revive the grassroots music scene following the Covid-19 pandemic. The special mini-tour will call at Stoke, Frome, Swansea and Southampton.
Speaking about the campaign, the band said:
"As part of the Revive Live campaign we’ve teamed up with the legends at the Music Venue Trust to put on these small intimate shows. Playing these kinds of shows at these independent venues feels intrinsic to what makes Wolf Alice who we are and it’s been weird not being able to do this kind of thing for the past few years. Safe to say we are excited. Thank you to MVT for working tirelessly, against all the odds, to keep this precious part of culture going. Watching and playing live music, loud and sweaty, is an unparalleled experience. See you there ... x"
Sat 25 STOKE Sugarmill
Sun 26 FROME Cheese & Grain
Mon 27 SWANSEA Sin City
Wed 30 SOUTHAMPTON Joiners
The National Lottery Revive Live Tour, which kicked off on 19 July with a show by Frank Turner at Clapham Grand, is a unique initiative to help revive the UK grassroots live music sector. The partnership between Music Venue Trust and The National Lottery will see hundreds of performances financially underwritten by The National Lottery to enable the grassroots live music industry to start promoting shows again, in the knowledge that the upfront costs associated with touring are covered.
Artists already announced are AFLO the Poet, AK Patterson, Black Honey, Bob Vylan, Do Nothing, Grandma’s House, Larry the Pink Human, Life, Little Comets, Luna Bay, Miles Kane, Night Flight, Olivia Dean, Pip Blom, Ren Harvieu, REWS, Seasick Steve, Shao Dow, The Futureheads, The Magic Gang, The Vaccines, Thomas Headon, Tusks, Twin Atlantic, Willie J Healey and, of course, Wolf Alice.
The tour also includes special standalone shows by Fontaines DC, Frank Turner, James Arthur, KSI, Mahalia, Rag n Bone Man, Sam Fender and Sir Tom Jones.
For the full line up and ticket details see ENTS24
The National Lottery is contributing £1m to directly underwrite the touring and production cots of over 300 live performances this summer. Up to 300,000 tickets – around half the capacity of the shows – will be gifted to National Lottery players, giving music fans the opportunity to get back to live events as soon as possible.
Every National Lottery ticket holder will be invited to bring along a plus one for free. All they need to do to qualify is to show a National Lottery ticket or Scratchcard purchased in-store or online via the National Lottery app when they attend the gig.
For more information about The National Lottery Revive Tour, please visit here.