Doncaster date for Sheffield festival headliners Catfish

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Just days after former lead guitarist Billy Bibby played a headline show in Doncaster, Welsh rockers Catfish and the Bottleman have announced their own show in the town.

Billy played The Leopard on Friday, in one of his first solo shows since quitting the band shortly before the release of their debut album The Balcony in September 2014.

Catfish star Billy Bibby to play Doncaster

Now the band are back with new single Soundcheck and a UK tour, including a show at The Dome in Doncaster on Saturday, April 9.

A concert spokesman said: “Written by Van McCann, Soundcheck is the first taste from the band’s eagerly anticipated new album due for release later in spring.”

Ryan ‘Van’ McCann formed the band with Bibby when they started playing guitar together at Bibby’s parents home in Llandudno in 2007.

Having made a name for themselves as one of the country’s finest live bands, Catfish and the Bottlemen – frontman McCann, guitarist Johnny Bond, bassist Benji Blakeaway and drummer Bob Hall – have a packed summer ahead, including a headline slot at Sheffield’s Tramlines festival.

Catfish and the Bottlemen to headline Sheffield’s Tramlines festival

Tickets for the Doncaster show, priced £17.50, go on sale tomorrow, Friday, February 26, at 10am, from 01302 537704.

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