Snarky Puppy announce Royal Albert Hall date for UK autumn tour


Grammy-winning powerhouse group Snarky Puppy are gearing up for a world tour in support of their high-energy new album Immigrance, which is released on 15 March on the Ground Up label. Kicking off their live shows in Japan in April, the band the band will make their debut at London’s iconic Royal Albert Hall on 14 November as part of their run of autumn dates in the UK. Ahead of this the band also headline Love Supreme Jazz Festival on 6 July at Glynde Place, East Sussex.

The new album’s 11 songs return to the hard-driving grooves of earlier records such as Tell Your Friends and We Like It Here, and explore a wide range of sounds and influences. Commenting on the tour, bassist and bandleader Michael League said: “The band is so excited about bringing the songs to the UK on our upcoming tour. Of course we'll be mixing them in with material from previous albums (including some very old songs we haven't played in years), but it will be really special sharing the new ones with the audience who first welcomed us to Europe in 2012.”

UK dates are: O2 Academy, Bournemouth (6 Nov); Rock City, Nottingham (7 Nov); O2 Academy, Bristol (8 Nov); O2 Academy, Oxford (9 Nov); Royal Albert Hall, London (14 Nov); O2 Apollo, Manchester (15 Nov); Barrowlands, Glasgow (16 Nov) and Ulster Hall, Belfast (11 Nov).

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