Newton Faulkner announces 2012 tour

Newton Faulkner
Newton Faulkner

Brit nominated, acoustic guitar virtuoso Newton Faulkner has announced a string of live UK dates this spring ahead of his new album to be released later this year.

As well as playing his classic hits, Newton will be giving fans the chance to hear new material on the tour as he showcases songs from his forthcoming LP. He has sold over 1million albums in the UK alone. His debut ‘Hands Built By Robots’ spent over10 Mondayths inside the Top 40 Album Charts and become one of the Top 20 Biggest Selling UK digital albums of all time.

Newton is currently putting the finishing touches to his new album, taking a back to basics approach and recording most of it at home.

Tour dates are:

Monday 23-April Falmouth Pavilion

Wednesday 25-April Guildford Glive

Thursday 26-April Bournemouth Old Fire Station

Saturday 28-April Southend Palace Theatre

Sunday 29-April Folkestone Quarterhouse

Tuesday 01-May London Scala

Thursday03-May Birmingham O2 Academy 2

Saturday 05-May Bristol O2 Academy (Bristol Folk Festival)

Tuesday 08-MayNewcastle Mill Volvo Tyne Theatre

Wednesday 09-May Cardiff Coal Exchange

Thursday 10-May Oxford O2 Academy

Saturday 12-May Norwich Open

Sunday 13-May Leamington Spa Assembly

Tuesday 15-May Holmfirth Picturedome

Wednesday 16-May Leeds Cockpit

Thursday 17-May Sheffield Leadmill

Saturday 19-May Manchester Academy 2

Sunday 20-May Liverpool Uni Stanley Theatre

Tuesday 22-May Aberdeen LeMonday Tree

Wednesday 23-May Dundee Fat Sams

Thursday 24-May Glasgow Oran Mor

Saturday 26-May Belfast The Limelight

Sunday 27-May Dublin Whelan’s

Newton Faulkner