Jake Bugg returns to the stage in March for his London Compass Shows, before playing a homecoming gig in June.
Jake Bugg UK tour
Updated: 24 February 2016
Jake Bugg is back in 2016. The singer who rose to prominence with tracks such as Two Fingers, Trouble Town and Broken has confirmed a London tour and a homecoming gig.
Jake Bugg’s London Compass Shows will see the singer-songwriter perform in the North, East, South and West of London. Jake Bugg will play Village Underground, Tufnell Park Dome, Brixton Electric and Bush Hall.
The musician will then head to Nottinghamshire to play an outdoor homecoming gig at Sherwood Pines Forest Park on Thursday 23 June.
Jake Bugg is due to release his third album – and follow-up to 2013’s Shangri La – later this year. Speaking of the album, he has revealed it’s his most diverse to date with inspirations from the ‘70s, grime and hip-hop mixed with his characteristic guitar
About Jake Bugg
Nottingham star Jake Bugg shot to fame with his mature folk and country voice. At the tender age of 12 he began writing music and singing. He landed his big break after he was asked to perform at Glastonbury.
Since then, the young singer has built up his fan-base and cites his influences as Jimi Hendrix, The Beatles, Donovan, Don Mclean and Bob Dylan.
He released his debut album, Jake Bugg, in 2012, which shot to No.1 on the Official UK Albums Chart. The album was followed up with Shangri La that includes the tracks Slumville Sunrise and What Doesn’t Kill You.
Jake Bugg has previously supported the likes of Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds and Snow Patrol, along with playing his own headline live dates. In February 2014 Jake Bugg performed to ten thousand people in his hometown at Nottingham Arena as well as selling out the Royal Albert Hall in London.
Jake Bugg has been nominated for several Brit Awards including British Male Solo Artist and Best Solo Artist in 2014. He previously picked up the award for Best New Act at the Q Awards in 2013 and was nominated for the prestigious Ivor Novello Award for Best Song Musically and Lyrically in the same year.