Jim Lockey And The Solemn Sun To Tour With Dropkick Murphys On 2013 Us Tour Plus New Single 'New Natives' Out March 7th 2013

Jim Lockey And The Solemn Sun To Tour With Dropkick Murphys On 2013 Us Tour Plus New Single 'New Natives' Out March 7th 2013

Jim Lockey & The Solemn Sun start 2013 by announcing details of their new single as well as a phenomenal tour of North America supporting the punk rock behemoths Dropkick Murphys

On 7th March 2013 the Cheltenham-based four-piece will release their stunning track 'New Natives' a euphoric anthem-in-the-making that has become a live favourite with crowds all over the country. 'New Natives' is taken from their critically applauded album 'Death' released last year through Xtra Mile Recordings. 

The single release coincides with the band's own headline tour of the UK before they go Stateside to join the Dropkick Murphys on their enormous tour of America including the band's legendary St. Patrick's Day gig in Boston on 17th March 2013.

2012 was a great year for Jim Lockey &The Solemn Sun. Following a phenomenal summer that saw themplay a storming set at the 2000trees Festival packing out the tent; they received glorious praise from Radio 1's Zane Lowe for their single 'England's Dead' which was his 'Next Hype Record'; toured the full length of the UK with Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls on their sold out tour and performed live alongside Frank at the Olympics Opening Ceremony to an estimated audience of 25million people. 

Headline UK Tour:

30 - Milton Keynes, TheCraufurd Arms 
31 - Cambridge, The Portland Arms 
01 - Oxford, The Jericho 
02 - Reading, South Street Arts Centre 
03 - Brighton, The Prince Albert 
04 - Southampton, Joiners 
06 - Bath, Moles 
07 - Plymouth, White Rabbit 
08 - Truro, B-Side @ Bunters 
09 - Exeter, The Cavern 
10 - Bristol, Louisiana 
11 - Cardiff, ClwbIfor Bach 
12 - Manchester, Castle Hotel 
13 - Liverpool, Shipping Forecast 
15 - Newcastle, The Cluny 
16 - Edinburgh, Electric Circus 
17 - Glasgow, King Tut's 

Supporting Dropkick Murphys:

21 - Cleveland, OH (House Of Blues) 
22 - Chicago, IL (Aragon Ballroom) 
23 - Carlton, MN (Black Bear Casino) 
24 - Minneapolis, MN (Myth) 
26 - Dallas, TX (House Of Blues) 
27 - Austin, TX (Stubb's) 
28 - Houston, TX (House Of Blues) 
02 - Orlando, FL (House Of Blues) 
03 - St. Petersburg, FL (Jannus Live) 
04 - Atlanta, GA (The Tabernacle) 
05 - Charlotte, NC (Fillmore) 
06 - Norfolk, VA (The NorVa) 
08 - Philadelphia, PA (Electric Factory) 
11 - Washington, DC (9:30 Club) 
13 - New York, NY (Terminal 5) 
17 - Boston, MA (House of Blues) 

Rescheduled UK Headline Dates: 

02 - Birmingham, Hare & Hounds 
03 - Leeds, Brudenell Social Club 
04 - Wrexham, Central Station 
05 - Nottingham, Bodega 
06 - Carlisle, The Brickyard 
07 - Sheffield, Corporation 
09 - Hull, Adelphi 
10 - Guildford, TheBoileroom 
11 - Norwich, Waterfront (Upstairs) 
13 - Cheltenham, Frog & Fiddle