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Having recently played a sold-out show at London’s Borderline, and supported Deap Vally and Willy Moon on dates across the UK and Europe, The Family Rain have announced their biggest tour to date this October.

The run includes a date at Heaven in London, alongside a number of festival shows over the summer.

The tour will follow a busy festival season for the Bath three piece which includes a number of dates in Europe including the Montreux Jazz festival in Switzerland, Pukkelpop in Belgium and the Hurricane and Southside Festival in Germany. The band are currently nearing the end of their first headline tour, which will conclude with a hometown show in Bath this Thursday as part of the Jack Daniel’s JD Roots events.

The Family Rain will release their debut EP ‘Pushing Out’ later this month. Pushing It will be released on the Vertigo label through Virgin EMI, on June 17 2013. It features live favourite Friction as well as a remix by up and coming US rapper Chester Watson.

Check the video for the title track below:


Produced by Jim Abbiss & mixed by Cenzo Townsend, the EP will be available on both CD and download formats. It follows the release of ‘Trust Me… I’m A Genius’, and ‘Carnival’, home demos which were released on the Bigger Splash label, earlier this year.

Festival and UK tour dates:

June 13 – JD Roots Homecoming, Bath
June 21 – Southside Festival, Germany
June 22 – Hurricane Festival, Germany

July 12 – 2000 Trees, Cheltenham
July 13 – Hyde Park, London (Supporting The Rolling Stones)
July 18 – Montreux Jazz Festival, Switzerland
July 19 – Truck Festival, Steventon
July 27 – Secret Garden Party, Huntingdon

August 11 – Summerwell Festival, Romania
August 16 – Soundrive Festival, Poland
August 23 – Leeds Festival
August 25 – Reading Festival

October 21 – King Tuts, Glasgow
October 22 – Reds Bar, Northumbria
October 23 – Rescue Rooms, Nottingham
October 24 – Queens Social, Sheffield
October 25 – Ruby Lounge, Manchester
October 26 – Brudenell Social Club, Leeds
October 28 – Thekla, Bristol
October 29 – Institute Library, Birmingham
October 30 – Heaven, London
October 31 – Komedia, Bath
November 01 – O2 Academy, Oxford
November 02 – Joiners, Southampton
November 03 – Concorde 2, Brighton

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