||THE ANSWER TO EMBARK ON UK AND IRISH TOUR IN SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER
18th August 2011
The Answer are to embark on their first UK tour since 2009 and will take in dates in all four British countries as well as The Republic Of Ireland.
The band say that the tour is selling well, that Glasgow is already sold out and several others are very close to being sold out.
Support for all of the Irish dates will be Swanee River and the support for all other shows will be The Gentleman's Pistols.
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The band are working on European and American dates and there will be more news on this soon. Frontman Cormac Neeson made the following comments:
"The Answer are back and we're gonna revive rock n roll from the grassroots up. We had two great years playing in some of the biggest venues in the world in front of a ridiculous amount of people but this time around we're looking for something different. So that's why on this first leg of the Revival tour we're taking our new album back to some of those sweaty intimate venues where it all began.
"We've missed the intensity of being able to look our audiences in the eye, we've missed being able to jump into the crowd without needing a ladder to get back up again, and we've missed being able to have a beer with you guys after the show. So that's why we're scaling it right down and let me tell you we are excited.
"We're playing better than we've ever played before and we've an entire albums worth of new material thats gonna put rock n roll right back on the map again. It's gonna be a special tour... bring it on!!"
September 30th LIMERICK, DOLANS, EIRE
October 1st DUBLIN, WHELANS, EIRE
October 2nd GALWAY, ROISIN DUBH, EIRE
October 3rd CORK, CYPRUS AVENUE, EIRE
October 5th BALLYMENA, DIAMOND ROCK CLUB, NORTHERN IRELAND
October 7th DERRY, NERVE CENTRE, NORTHERN IRELAND
October 8th WARRENPOINT, HIDEOUT, NORTHERN IRELAND
October 10th LEICESTER, ACADEMY, UK
October 11th EXETER, CAVERN, UK
October 13th BRISTOL, THEKLA, UK
October 14th EBBW VALE, STEELHOUSE, UK
October 15th SHEFFIELD, ACADEMY, UK
October 17th NOTTINGHAM, RESCUE ROOMS, UK
October 19th BIRMINGHAM, ACADEMY, UK
October 20th YORK, THE DUCHESS, UK
October 21st GLASGOW, KING TUT'S, UK
October 22nd ABERDEEN, TUNNELS, UK
October 24th MANCHESTER, ACADEMY 3, UK
October 25th NORWICH, WATERFRONT, UK
October 27th PORTSMOUTH, WEDGEWOOD ROOMS, UK
October 28th THE GARAGE, LONDON, UK