Following the recent announcement of their new single “Green & Blue” and after the last month that has seen them fill The Electric Ballroom at just 7 pm for an opening slot to IDLES, and a series of last-minute shows that have swelled through word of mouth. The Murder Capital have now announced a new string of UK headline tour dates for July 2019.

Ahead of these dates, the band will play three shows at The Great Escape and a London headliner at The Lexington that sold out 6 weeks ahead. You can catch the band live on the following dates:

1st May – Picture House Social Club – Sheffield, UK

3rd May – Soup Kitchen – Manchester, UK

4th May – Live At Leeds – Leeds, UK

5th May – Handmade Festival – Leicester, UK

8th May – The Jericho Tavern – Oxford, UK

9th May – Prince Albert, Music From Ireland Showcase – Brighton, UK

9th May – Paganini Ballroom, BBC Sounds Stage – Brighton, UK

10th May – Green Door Store, Cool Brother Stage – Brighton, UK

11th May – Eastbound Festival, Whelan’s – Dublin, IRE (SOLD OUT)

14th May – Nice N Sleazy – Glasgow, UK

15th May – The Polar Bear – Hull, UK

16th May – The Lexington – London, UK (SOLD OUT)

17th May – Hy-Brasil – Bristol, UK

21st June – Body & Soul – Clonmellon, IE

29th June – Rock Werchter – Werchter, BE

30th June – Metropolis Festival – Rotterdam, NL

13th July – Heartbreakers – Southampton, UK

14th July – Citadel Festival – London, UK

15th July – The Portland Arms – Cambridge, UK

16th July – The Boiler Room – Guildford, UK

18th July – Valkhof Festival – Nijmegen, NL

19th July – Latitude Festival – Beccles, UK

20th July – The Independent – Sunderland, UK

21st July – Doune The Rabbit Hole – Port of Meredith, UK

23rd July – The Crescent – York, UK

24th July – The Cookie – Leicester, UK

25th July – The Arts Club – Liverpool, UK

The Murder Capital recently delivered their second single in the form of the 6-minute epic, “Green & Blue”. A tautly wound exercise in both darkness and light, the song has become an early favourite in their lauded live sets and is paired to a striking, foreboding video directed by Ethan Barrett and Tom Gullam which was premiered at The FADER.

A limited 12″ of the single will be released June 14th on Human Season Records and is available now for pre-order.

The Murder Capital ended 2018 as that rare thing: a band tipped from all corners without having released a single song. In an age where people and bands overshare by default, The Murder Capital have been doing the opposite. If you wanted to know about The Murder Capital, you had to get to a show and see for yourself. That’s if you could get in. Based on the caustic strength of one live recording of “More Is Less”, which went viral on YouTube, and feverish word of mouth from those who have been lucky enough to attend these early gigs, The Murder Capital have built a formidable reputation. In just over a year, they’ve sold out shows in their hometown of Dublin (to 400 people), played with Slaves, Shame and fellow countrymen Fontaines DC and seen the likes of the NME, Loud & Quiet, Dork and DIY back them already – with The Irish Times calling them out as Ireland’s best new rock band.

With debut single “Feeling Fades” the band fulfilled their early promise – delivering a propulsive slice of post-punk recorded with Flood (PJ Harvey, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Foals). In one of their rare interviews so far, the band have stated they are driven by the genuine desire to affect cultural change, and when front-man James McGovern repeats the lyric “the now elapsed ‘round you and me, and it kept us all together” on this, their debut single, you start to believe that they’re capable of achieving just that.

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