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Ferris & Sylvester UK and Eire Tour February 2019

‘BURNING RIVER’

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Critically acclaimed duo Ferris & Sylvester have announced their first ever headline tour of the UK and Ireland. Running through February 2019 it will see the band play nine-dates, with a London headline show at The Lexington on February 11th.

Tickets are available now through ferrisandsylvester.com/tour

 

Regarding their forthcoming tour Ferris & Sylvester say, “It feels so surreal to be announcing our first UK/IRE headline tour. We’ve done over a hundred shows this year across the UK and Europe, shared the stage with our heroes and met so many brilliant people. And now we get to do our own tour! We cannot wait for the new year, we have so much we want to share with you.”

 

Ferris & Sylvester have been prolific names on the UK’s live scene and have played to thousands of people this year, with major shows alongside the likes of Jade Bird, George Ezra, Eric Clapton, Robert Plant and many more.

 

The have played a number of high profile festivals this summer including BST Hyde Park, the main stage at Wilderness Festival and a sold-out show at Reeperbahn Festival among many others. Ferris & Sylvester have now been announced for their first festival of 2019 and will play at Eurosonic in January.

 

The duo recently released their new single ‘Burning River’, first taste of an exciting new project inspired by their recent writing trips to Iceland.

 

Produced by Michael Rendall (Pink Floyd, Paul McCartney, Echo & The Bunnymen), ‘Burning River’ pulls together Icelandic chants, captivating percussion, blues guitars and the pair’s unmistakable harmonies. The result finds Ferris & Sylvester expanding their sound into something that is both their most raw and heartfelt yet.

 

The track has clocked up well over 300,000 streams on Spotify and its release has led them to receive continued support from the likes of BBC Introducing, The Independent, The Guardian and other tastemakers.

 

In just a year Ferris & Sylvester have been quick to capture the hearts of fans and critics across the country. Now starting 2019 with their first ever headline tour, the band make the statement that next year is going to be the biggest yet. Full Ferris & Sylvester headline tour dates can be found below:

 

FERRIS & SYLVESTER FEBRUARY HEADLINE TOUR DATES

4th – Leeds, Oporto

5th – Glasgow, Poetry Club

6th – Manchester, Eagle Inn

7th – Birmingham, Cuban Embassy

9th – Exeter, Cavern

11th – London, The Lexington

12th – Brighton, The Prince Albert

13th – Southampton, The Joiners

14th – Dublin, Sound House

 

 

ACCLAIM FOR FERRIS & SYLVESTER

 

A rich and fully realised sound that leaves you pining for a full length.

Rolling Stone

 

“An overlooked masterpiece of Brit Folk that should already have made them household names.”

MOJO

 

“Alt Simon & Garfunkel… dreamy pop with spikey sentiments.”

The Guardian

 

“Their contagious blend of country and rambunctious rockabilly is beautifully delivered”

The Independent

 

A major new talent.”

Richard Madeley, Radio 2

 

Ferris & Sylvester’s harmonies and grounded tones seem like they were born together.”

BBC Introducing

 

“Something very special indeed”

Ricky Ross, BBC Radio Scotland

 

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