Former Coral lead guitarist Bill Ryder-Jones has today announced a nine date co-headline UK tour with Saint Saviour (formerly of Groove Armada and RGBs).
The live dates all take place this December and includ a show at the Tabernacle in London on December the 12th and a show at Manchesters iconic Deaf Institute on the 6th December. The tour coincides with the release of the new album from Saint Saviour which Ryder-Jones has collaborated on and produced.
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Ryder-Jones will also be performing a very special show in Manchester Cathedral as part of the Manchester Literature Festival on 9th October. Ryder-Jones will be joined by the Manchester Camerata in the first live performance of his landmark album If… Composed and recorded as a tribute to Italo Calvino’s playful, postmodern novel If On A Winter’s Night A Traveller, If… is a collection of cinematic songs that fuse exquisite strings and sublime orchestral movements with emotive, vocal led pieces.
Bill Ryder-Jones is currently working on the follow-up to last year’s ‘A Bad Wind Blows In My Heart’, for release in 2015.
The forthcoming live dates are as follows…
9th October – Manchester, Manchester Cathedral (Manchester Literature Festival)
2nd December – Cambridge, Portland Arms
4th December – Stockton On Tees, Georgian Theatre
5th December – Glasgow, Nice and Sleazy’s
6th December – Manchester, Deaf Institute
8th December – Birmingham, Horse & Hounds
9th December – Bristol, Lantern
10th December – Brighton, Studio Bar
12th December – London, Tabernacle
13th December – Liverpool, Kazimier