The Revival Tour brings together 5 musicians who will travel, live, and perform together; each night performing duets, collaborations and cover versions of each other songs, giving each gig a true one-off feeling.
While previous editions of the tour have seen Frank Turner appear, this years edition will see the brilliant Emily Barker joining Chuck Ragan (Hot Water Music), Rocky Votolato, Jay Malinowski (Bedouin Soundclash) & Cory Branan heading out together. Folk Radio UK has three pairs of tickets to giveaway, details of which are below.
“In the last five years that I’ve had the opportunity of being on The Revival Tour, it’s been nothing but an invigorating breath of fresh air amongst the sea of live music out there today,” explains Americana singer/songwriter Chuck Ragan about the musical and cultural collaborative phenomenon that he helped create. “The revolving showcase of real music by real people in a simple grassroots fashion seems it originated in the old days from families and communities sharing music together, this is the simple ethic in live music events that we aim to revive.”
Loosely structured in the form of old-fashioned folk musician get-togethers, The Revival Tour is an ensemble collective in which the participating musicians collaborate and jam, frequently creating unique and inspired once-in-a-lifetime moments of brilliance – often multiple times in a single night. “I’m over the moon to be invited to perform as part of this tour,” says Emily Barker excitedly. “My friend and collaborator Frank Turner has done it three times now and cannot praise it enough. I really enjoy collaborating and performing with different songwriters and musicians so can’t wait to meet Chuck, Jay, Rocky, Cory, Jon and Joe and begin playing!”
Here’s a flavour:
And for anyone who hasn’t seen Emily Barker & The Red Clay Halo performing ‘Fields of June’ with Frank Turner:
UK Tour Dates
12-Nov Portsmouth, Wedgewood Rooms
13-Nov Oxford, Academy 2
14-Nov Manchester, Academy 2
15-Nov Nottingham, Rescue Rooms
16-Nov Birmingham, Other Room
17-Nov Glasgow, Garage
18-Nov Newcastle, Northumbria University
19-Nov Bristol, Thekla
20-Nov Leeds, Stylus
Folk Radio UK Giveaway
Folk Radio UK is offering three pairs of tickets to a UK tour date of the winners choice. For a chance to win a pair of tickets just email alex[at}]olkradio.co.uk with Revival Tour in the subject line along with your name and venue choice (see above).
Closing Date: 7th November 2012
Tickets for the tour can also be purchased from: www.therevivaltour.com