The Moods message is loud and clear. This 9-strong band unifies rap, brass and beats, delivering potent, political lyrics for a post-2016 world, they will make dance and make you think. This summer they head out on a debut UK tour, where they be taking their bold, live show on the road. Stretching north to south across the country, they combine intimate UK live dates with High profile festival appearances .
The tour kicks off in 16th June in Manchester, with the single launch party, hosted at the brilliant Rebellion and then on the 24th June, heads on to the, "sure to be rammed", Blind Tiger, in Bolton,. Next up on 29th June, they head across the pennines to Sheffield, to a great live venue West Street Live . June 30th sees a hop back up the M6 to Preston, to play Roper Hall.
On July 7th, they head south to London for a gig at the iconic Dublin Castle, (the long-standing center of the indie rock universe", birthplace of Madness, its stage has been graced by everyone from Blur, through Coldplay, Supergrass, The Killers, The Arctic Monkeys, Billy Bragg & the late Amy Winehouse. These days, DJ Steve Lamacq, 6 Music, "wishes it was his second home? - and now The Moods , Manchester's premier electro hip-hop reggae outfit, get their chance to play this famous venue.
On July 15th, the band head across to Liverpool for a special appearance at one of the cities, coolest live music and club venues. Behind that famous blue door of the Zanzibar Club, many notable acts have played, including, Noel Gallagher, The Coral, The Zutons, Miles Kane, Brendan Benson, Shack and Tom Vek .
July 21st-23rd, sees a trek back north for one of Bands three High profile summer festival appearances. They head to east lothian in Scotland for a slot at the acclaimed Audio Soup Festival, then 5th & 6th August sees a return for the band to the amazing party in the pines festival with September seeing a trip trip to the idyllic peak district for a prime slot along at the wonderful Rec Rocks festival
September 8th - The Jewel in the Crown and what will signal the start of an new autumn tour is the bands debut album launch at the iconic O2 Manchester Ritz. and celebrates the release of their album, Missing Peace, with what is sure to be followed by even more unmissable gigs.
To promote the new single and video, out 23rd June on A1M records, the Moods take their bold, live show on the road for a UK tour. Tickets and news from THE MOODS & A1MRECORDS.COM
The Moods "Joy" New Single - UK Tour Dates
16th - Manchester, Rebellion (Single launch party)
24th - Bolton, Blind Tiger
29th - Sheffield, West Street live
30TH - Preston, Roper Hall
7th - London, Dublin Castle
15th - Liverpool, Zanzibar Club
21st-23rd- East Lothian - Audio soup Festival
5th-6th - Scunthorpe, Party in the pines festival
8th - Manchester, O2 Ritz - (Album launch party)
15th -17th - Buxworth, Rec Rock festival
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