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Badly Drawn Boy To Play UK Tour

Badly Drawn Boy To Play UK Tour

Badly Drawn Boy aka Damon Gough has confirmed details of a new tour for February, kicking off at Dublin’s Olympia.

Gough, who won the Mercury Music Prize in 2000, for “The Hour of Bewilderbeast”, has just released a new album for EMI, entitled “Born In The UK” – featuring personal lyrics and stories about his experience growing up in Britain.

Around the release of the new studio album – Gough played some strange and intimate venues, including fish ‘n’ chip shops, around the country – the money raised went to Oxfam.

You can catch Damon Gough at the following venues early next year:

Olympia, Dublin (February 11)
Mandela Hall, Belfast (12)
Queens Theatre, Edinburgh (13)
Shepherd's Bush Empire, London (16)
St George's Hall, Bristol (17)
City Varieties, Leeds (19)
Sage Theatre, Gateshead (20)
Stockport Plaza (23)


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