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Manchester four-piece The Slow Readers Club have announced an extensive UK tour for 2019, which will follow their sold-out headline dates in Glasgow, London and Manchester next month.

The tour will see the band play 32 intimate shows across the country throughout March and April.

Regarding the tour next year frontman Aaron Starkie says, "This is the first opportunity we’ve had to do a full on UK tour, up until this point we’ve all had day jobs to work around, but 2019 is the year we go at it properly, no more messing about. We’ve had tons of people ask us to play all over the UK so here we go.”

The band’s forthcoming sold-out run of dates next month will see them playing the biggest shows of their career so far.

The Slow Readers Club are touring in support of their new album Build A Tower, which was released in May this year and went straight into the Official UK album chart Top 20 at number 18, 10 in the physical album chart, 4 in the vinyl chart, 4 in the indie album chart and Number 1 in the cassette chart.

The latest single, ‘On The TV’, taken from the album has proved a hit at radio, receiving great support from BBC 6Music and Radio X.

In September The Slow Readers Club released For All Here To Observe, a collection of acoustic reworks including tracks spanning their entire career.

Ahead of the March headline tour, The Slow Readers Club will play Netherlands’ Eurosonic Festival on January 18th. The band have also been announced to play the main stage at the Neighbourhood Weekender in Victoria Park, Warrington on May 26th alongside Richard Ashcroft, The Vaccines and The Charlatans. Full tour dates of The Slow Readers Club can be found below:

THE SLOW READERS CLUB TOUR DATES

2018
08/12 – Glasgow, School Of Art **SOLD OUT**
11/12 – London, Scala **SOLD OUT**
14/12 – Manchester, O2 Apollo **SOLD OUT**

2019
18/01 – Eurosonic, Groningen, NL

02/03 – Kendal, Brewery Arts Centre
03/03 – Carlisle, The Brickyard
04/03 – Inverness, The Ironworks
05/03 – Aberdeen, The Tunnels
07/03 – Dundee, Beat Generator
08/03 – Edinburgh, The Liquid Room
09/03 – Sunderland, Independent
10/03 – York, Fibbers
12/03 – Hull, The Welly
13/03 – Wakefield, Warehouse 23
14/03 – Blackpool, Bootleg Social
15/03 – Liverpool, Arts Club
16/03 – Sheffield, The Leadmill
18/03 – Stoke, The Sugarmill
19/03 – Chester, The Live Rooms
20/03 – Birmingham, O2 Academy 2
21/03 – Derby, The Venue
23/03 – Leicester, The Shed
24/03 – Gloucester, Guildhall
25/03 – Swansea, Sin City
26/03 – Bristol, Fleece
28/03 – Truro, Old Bakery
29/03 – Exeter, Phoenix
30/03 – Portsmouth, Wedgewood Rooms
31/03 – Reading, Sub 89

01/04 – Oxford, O2 Academy 2
03/04 – St Albans, The Horn
04/04 – Bedford, Esquires
05/04 – Norwich, Open
06/04 – Southend-on-Sea, Chinnerys
08/04 – Tunbridge Wells, Forum
09/04 – Brighton, The Haunt

26/05 – Neighbourhood Weekender, Warrington

Tickets on sale now via theslowreadersclub.co.uk.

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