Idlewild Return, Starting With Tour

Band back with new line-up and 13-date acoustic tour ahead of announcement in November

Idlewild have announced their return. The band have been on a break for five years, with their last album being 2009’s Post Electic Blues. They’re now back with a new line-up, Luciano Rossi and Andrew Mitchell taking up keyboard and bass duties respectively, and are due to be making an announcement on Steve Lamacq’s 6 Music show on November 3.

This gets preceded by a 13-date acoustic tour, running across their native Scotland before concluding with Whitby’s Musicport festival. The dates (see below) are partially sold out, so move quick if you fancy catching them – tickets are at the band’s website – and stay tuned for an interview with the band on the Quietus.


Fri 3 – An Tobar, Tobermory, Isle of Mull

Sat 4 – An Tobar, Tobermory, Isle of Mull – SOLD OUT

Sun 5 – Duart Castle, Isle of Mull – SOLD OUT

Mon 6 – Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, Sleat, Isle of Skye

Tue 7 – An Lanntair, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis

Thu 9 – Arch Inn, Ullapool – SOLD OUT

Fri 10 – Pavilion, Strathpeffer

Sat 11 – Arts Theatre, Kirkwall, Orkney Islands

Mon 13 – Universal Hall, Findhorn

Tue 14 – Old Bridge Inn, Aviemore – SOLD OUT

Wed 15 – Woodend Barn, Banchory – SOLD OUT

Thu 16 – Arts Centre, Birnam – SOLD OUT

Fri 17 – Musicport festival at Pavilion, Whitby

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