Ghostpoet Inks New Deal, Announces Tour Dates

He’ll be releasing via PIAS and playing lots of live dates this summer.

Ghostpoet has signed a new record deal - going with Play It Again Sam, and hoping to release a new album in 2013.

Of the deal, he said: ‘It’s lovely to sign to Play It Again Sam Records, I’m hoping together we can push my career in a forward direction and bring happiness to ears around the world.’

His 2011 debut, the Mercury-nominated and DIY Album of the Year poll-topper, ‘Peanut Butter Blues & Melancholy Jam’, was released via Gilles Peterson’s Brownswood Recordings.

His tour dates this summer include over twenty festivals. They are:

MAY
25 Cannes Villa Inrock
26 St-Brieuc Art Rock Festival

JUNE
2 Belfast Titanic Lockdown
3 Hay Festival
9 Rome MIT Festival
10 Parklife Weekender
11 Amsterdam Paradiso PIAS Nite
15 Winchester Golden Down Festival
16 Beach Break Live
22 Cologne Gebäude 9
29 Mostly Jazz Festival
30 LeeFest

JULY
1 Dinefwr Literature Festival
8 Pulborough Nova Festival
20 Soundwave Festival
27 Kendal Calling

AUGUST
3 Y-Not Festival
5 Castlepalooza
10 Mifest
11 Hamburg Dockville Festival
16 Pukkelpop Festival
17 Summer Sundae Weekender
18 Beacons Festival
19 Green Man Festival
25 Tauron Nowas Muzyka Festival