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Wire Tour Begins Tomorrow
Laurie Tuffrey , September 11th, 2013 12:19

Support from improvisation collective Xaviers; dates below

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Long-time Quietus favourites Wire are embarking on a lengthy tour tomorrow, in support of this year's Change Becomes Us album, one of our favourites of the year so far.

In support for the UK dates (barring Festival No. 6) will be London experimental improvisation three-piece Xaviers, comprising Yuki Tsujii and Akihide 'Mon-Chan' Mona of Bo Ningen and visual artist and synth player Kenichi Iwasa. The group will be putting out their very first recordings during the tour, taping each set and making it available for free download for one day following - stay tuned for further details.

Have a look at the dates below and head to Wire's website to get hold of tickets:

SEPTEMBER
Thu 12 - XFM Exposure @ Camden Barfly, London
Sat 14 - Musician, Leicester
Sun 15 - Festival No. 6, Portmeirion
Tue 17 - King Tuts Wah Wah Hut, Glasgow
Wed 18 - The Cluny, Newcastle
Thu 19 - Brudenell Social Club, Leeds
Fri 20 - Arts Centre, Norwich
Sat 21 - Amerikaans Theatre, Brussels, Belgium
Mon 23 - Komedia, Brighton
Tue 24 - Civic Hall, Wolverhampton
Wed 25 - The Fleece, Bristol
Thu 26 - Gorilla, Manchester
Fri 27 - Workingman's Club, Dublin

OCTOBER
Sat 5 - Trabendo, Paris, France
Sun 6 - Luxor, Koln, Germany
Mon 7 - Knust, Hamburg, Germany
Tue 8 - Postbahnhof, Berlin, Germany
Wed 9 - Beatpol, Dresden, Germany
Thu 10 - WuK, Vienna, Austria
Sat 12 - Palace, St Gallen, Switzerland
Sun 13 - Bad Bonn, Dudingen, Switzerland
Mon 14 - Universum, Stuttgart, Germany
Tue 15 - Kleine Freiheit, Osnabruck, Germany
Wed 16 - Tivoli, Utrecht, Netherlands
Wed 30 - Babylon Club, Istanbul, Turkey

NOVEMBER
Sat 2 - Barby, Tel Aviv, Israel
Thu 7 - Tavastia, Helsinki, Finland
Sat 9 - Wroclaw Industrial Festival, Wroclaw, Poland

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Ian Leaver
Sep 15, 2013 12:54pm

Wonderful gig at The Musician last night. Any word on Xaviers download?

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Laurie Tuffrey
Sep 19, 2013 3:20pm

In reply to Ian Leaver:

Hey Ian - Xaviers have just put their first recording up for download: http://thequietus.com/articles/13400-xaviers-saint-nicholas-newcastle-wire-tour.

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Ian Leaver
Sep 20, 2013 5:04pm

In reply to Laurie Tuffrey:

Thanks Laurie. Looks like I might have missed it! I'll keep my eyes open for the next one.

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