News DIY Presents: Speedy Ortiz & Happyness, UK Tour
Two exciting bands combine this August for three UK dates.
This August sees two exciting bands from separate sides of the Atlantic combine. Speedy Ortiz - fresh from releasing their 'Real Hair' EP, arrive for a string of dates in the UK. They're bringing Happyness on board; bubbling up 90s nostalgists with a stirring college rock aesthetic.
Dates for the DIY Presents tour (in association with 13 Artists, PCL, Classic Slum and One Inch Badge) take place in Newcastle, Edinburgh and Brighton.
Speedy Ortiz are part of DIY's Class of 2014 - read the introducing interview here. Happyness meanwhile recently shared the 'Great Minds Think Alike, All Brains Taste The Same' track, taken from debut album ''Weird Little Birthday', out 16th June via Weird Smiling.
Speedy Ortiz and Happyness, UK dates:
12 Edinburgh, Electric Circus (tickets)
13 Newcastle, The Cluny (tickets)
14 Brighton, Prince Albert (tickets)
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