Glenn Tilbrook Announces 2016 ‘The Best Of Times’ UK Tour

Glenn Tilbrook Announces 2016 ‘The Best Of Times’ UK Tour

Glenn Tilbrook Announces 2016 ‘The Best Of Times’ UK Tour

Tickets on sale now

 

Glenn Tilbrook, one of Britain’s most cherished singers, guitarists and songwriters, is delighted to announce a 36 date solo UK tour this year, starting in Western Super Mare on October 25th and concluding in Cardiff on December 18th. There is no denying Glenn has been pretty busy over the last couple of years – such is the continuing work ethic of a fellow who’s never been far from the action since Squeeze made their recording bow with the Packet Of Three EP in 1977.

 

Following the release of his solo album ‘Happy Ending’ in 2014, Glenn embarked on the critically acclaimed ‘At Odds Couple’ UK and US acoustic tours with long-time collaborator Chris Difford. In 2015 Glenn and his Squeeze bandmates wrote, recorded and released their first album of new material in eighteen years – which was written for the BBC drama of the same name, inspired by the memoirs of friend Danny Baker. It was a glorious musical return, ‘Cradle To The Grave’ was met with rave reviews and entered the UK Official Album Chart at number 12. The band embarked on a sold–out tour across the UK, including a packed out date at London’s iconic Royal Albert Hall.

 

As 2015 drew to a close – without stopping to catch their breath- Glenn and Chris headed to the US for an extensive acoustic tour. 2016 has kicked off no differently – Squeeze were a viral sensation in January after a castigating performance on BBC 1’s Andrew Marr show (read about it on Glenn’s Guardian Blog).

 

Anyone who has witnessed Glenn on the live stage can attest to the properness of his doings, as it were. Armed with ready wit, raucous vibes and a shed load of grin-inducing great songs, there are few musicians able to connect with their audience on such an immediate and warm level. The ever burgeoning festival circuit is frequently enriched by Tilbrook the troubadour, whether he be leafing through his own plentiful back pages or dashing off impromptu audience requests ranging from Jimi Hendrix to Tony Orlando & Dawn, and all points in-between.

 

GLENN TILBROOK ‘THE BEST OF TIMES’ TOUR – Tickets on sale now.

Tue 25th Oct      St Pauls Church, Weston Super Mare

Wed 26th Oct    The Stables, Wavendon

Thur 27th Oct     Arts Centre, Colchester

Fri 28th Oct         Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

Sat 29th Oct        The Ropetackle, Shoreham

Tue 1st Nov        Theatre Severn, Shrewsbury

Wed 2nd Nov    The Musician, Leicester

Thu 3rd Nov       Glee Club, Nottingham

Fri 4th Nov          Burnley Mechanics, Burnley

Wed 9th Nov     Chinnerys, Southend On Sea

Thu 10th Nov     Huntington Hall, Worcester

Fri 11th Nov        Fruit, Hull

Sat 12th Nov      The Civic, Barnsley

Tue 15th Nov     Artix, Bromsgrove

Wed 16th Nov   The Victoria, Menai Bridge

Thu 17th Nov     The Lowry Centre, Salford

Fri 18th Nov        The Floral Pavillion, Wallasey

Sat 19th Nov      Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Aberystwyth

Sun 20th Nov     The Queens Hall, Narberth

Tue 22nd Nov    Theatre Royal, Winchester

Wed 23rd Nov   Queens Hall Studio, Widnes

Thu 24th Nov     The Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal

Fri 25th Nov        The Sage, Gateshead

Sat 26th Nov      The ARC, Stockton

Sun 27th Nov     Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh

Tues 29th Nov     The Tolbooth, Stirling

Thu 1st Dec         Oran Mor, Glasgow

Friday 2nd Dec  Berits and Brown, Coatbridge, Eurocentral.

Sat 3rd Dec           Hospitalfield House, Arbroath.

Mon 5th Dec        Heart of Hawick, Hawick .

Tue 6th Dec        The Brudenell, Leeds

Wed 7th Dec      Foxlowe Arts Centre, Leek

Fri 9th Dec           St Johns Church, Farncombe

Sat 10th Dec       Windlesham Club, Windlesham

Sun 11th Dec      The Halls, Blackheath

Mon 12th Dec    Norwich Arts Centre, Norwich

Tue 13th Dec      Apex, Bury St Edmunds

Thu 15th Dec      Union Chapel, London

Fri 16th Dec        The Phoenix, Exeter

Sat 17th Dec       Cheese & Grain, Frome

Sun 18th Dec      The Globe, Cardiff

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