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Johnny Marr set for October UK tour

The former Smiths guitarist will play nine shows across the UK in the autumn.
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Johnny Marr has announced a new UK tour scheduled for October.

The former Smiths guitarist will play nine shows in the autumn kicking off at Gloucester Guildhall on October 4th then moving on to Wrexham, Newcastle, Manchester, Leeds, Wolverhampton, Nottingham, Bristol and finishing at London Roundhouse on October 18th.

Marr was recently bestowed with the Godlike Genius award at the 2013 NME Awards and this year has also marked the release of his first solo studio album, The Messenger.

Following the launch, he announced that New Town Velocity will be the next single and will be released on July 22nd.

Speaking of the track, Marr told NME: "It's about reconnecting with the feelings I had growing up, the ones which shape you."

The singer-songwriter has a busy summer ahead with a number of appearances at UK and European festivals, including T in the Park, Super Bock Super Rock 2013 in Portugal, Spain's Benicassim, Rock en Seine in Paris and Reading and Leeds Festival.

Posted by SR.ADNFCR-2133-ID-801600445-ADNFCR Posted on 18 Jun 2013 13:33 to category : Band / Celebrity News

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