The Xcerts Announce CMJ showcase, Headline UK Tour & Frank Turner European Support!

The Xcerts Announce CMJ showcase, Headline UK Tour & Frank Turner European Support!

Xcerts_menuIf several months of touring the UK with Americas (Manchester Orchestra & Taking Back Sunday) and the UK’s (Young Guns) rock elite was not enough, THE XCERTS can now confirm a plethora of incredibly exciting news. The band’s frontman (Murray Macleod) will be heading to New York (where the band’s album ’Scatterbrain’ was recorded) next week to perform three showcase at CMJ including a special Xtra Mile Recordings label night at the Bowery Poetry Club where he will be joined by fellow label mates Stringer Bessant and Sophie Madeleine.

Xcets_promo_2aUpon Murray’s return to the UK The Xcerts will be joining the stellar line-up at this year’s Relentless Freeze Festival on Friday 28th October alongside The Streets and Pulled Apart by Horses before heading onto perform a special intimate FREE show at the Old Blue Last for the launch of their ‘Slackerpop’ EP on 21st November.

The Xcerts will see the year out with the release of a deluxe version of their second album‘Scatterbrain’ in UK and Europe (Germany, Austria and Switzerland on 18th November and the rest of the world on 21st November). The release will also be followed by the band’s second European tour of the year in support of label mate and folk punk hero Frank Turner. Dates below.

The band will see the New Year in with a long-awaited headline tour of the UK in January 2012. Make sure you get your tickets now to avoid disappointment!

CMJ SHOWCASES – Murray Macleod from THE XCERTS

Tues Oct 18th – Bowery Poetry Club – Stage Time 12 midnight

Wednesday Oct 19th – Acheron – Falling Apart. A Property of Zack Showcase – Stage Time 8pm

Thursday Oct 20th – Alphabet Lounge – Stage Time 7.45


Friday 28th Oct – Freeze Festival, London


Monday 21st Nov – Old Blue Last, London – 18+ – Free entry


NOVEMBER 2011                          

Tue 15th – NETHERLANDS, Amsterdam Melkweg                      

Wed 16th – GERMANY, Hannover Bei Chez Heinz                      

Thur 17th – GERMANY, Muenster Sputnikhalle                  

Tue 29th – GERMANY, Cologne, Live Music Hall           

Wed 30th- GERMANY, Stuttgart Wagenhallen                   


Thur 1st – GERMANY, Munich Backstage Halle                         

Fri 2nd – GERMANY, Berlin Postbahnhof                   

Sun 4th – GERMANY, Hamburg Fabrik                        

Mon 5th – GERMANY, Rostock Mau Club                          

Wed 7th – FRANCE, Paris Divan Du Monde                         

Thur 8th – SWITZERLAND, Luzern Schuur                        

Wed 14th – POLAND, Warsaw Powiekszenie                  

Fri 16th – ITALY, Ravenna, Bronson                       

Sat 17th – SWITZERLAND, Zurich Abart                         

Sun 18th – AUSTRIA, Vienna WUK                           

Mon 19th – AUSTRIA, Graz PPC                           

Tue 20th – GERMANY, Heidelberg Karlstorbahnhof


Tues 17th – Brighton Haunt

Thurs 19th -Bath Moles

Fri 20th – Preston 53 Degrees

Sat 21st – Aberdeen Drummonds

Sun 22nd – Glasgow King Tuts
The Xcerts @ Effenaar (1D081445)

Check out the new video for ‘Slackerpop’ here:

Listen to ‘Scatterbrain’ on Spotify (UK) here:

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