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Jarvis Cocker announces UK tour

By | Published on Wednesday 14 March 2018

Jarvis Cocker

Jarvis Cocker has announced a short solo UK tour, starting at the end of this month. Or it might not be a solo tour. He might be fronting a band called Jarv. Or JARV.

“Following a successful one-off show at Sigur Ros’s festival in Iceland at the end of last year the band wanted to present what they are doing to a domestic audience”, says a statement. “Most of the songs are new but some will be familiar”.

The members of Jarv (or JARV) and/or Cocker’s backing band are an impressive collection of musicians. There’s solo artist Serafina Steer, Three Trapped Tigers’ Adam Betts, the James Taylor Quartet’s Andrew McKinney and the Elysian Quartet’s Emma Smith. Quite the band indeed.

The dates are:

26 Mar: Brighton, Patterns
27 Mar: London, Moth Club
28 Mar: Ramsgate Music Hall
3 Apr: Manchester, Deaf Institute
4 Apr: Liverpool, Williamson’s Tunnels
6 Apr: Castleton, Peak Cavern
7 Apr: Castleton, Peak Cavern