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Brendan Benson announces May UK and Ireland tour

Brendan Benson announces May UK and Ireland tour

Brendan Benson has announced a UK and Ireland tour for this May.

The Raconteurs man will play five shows on the trek, which begin at Portsmouth's Wedgewood Rooms on May 21 and end at Glasgow's Oran Mor on May 25.

The run also includes shows in London, Manchester and Dublin, with Young Hines providing support on all the dates.

Benson will release his new solo album 'What Kind Of World' on April 30. The album is the follow-up to his 2009 effort 'My Old, Familiar Friend' and has been recorded at Welcome To 1979 Studios in Nashville.

The album is the fifth of Benson's solo career and has been recorded entirely on analog equipment.

Brendan Benson will play:

Portsmouth Wedgewood Rooms (May 21)
London Scala (22)
Manchester Ruby Lounge (23)
Dublin Button Factory (24)
Glasgow Oran Mor (25)


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