There’s quite a buzz about these boys right now and from what we’ve heard so far you’d be mad to miss The Swellers when they hit the Give It A Name tour later this month.

The band’s punk rock sound and real life lyrics are perfectly timed to coincide with the global recession and theirs is the music of a 21st century lost generation. Major label debut Ups & Downsizing was released last week and watch out for the boys at a slew of festivals this summer. For the full list of their UK dates read on…

The Swellers on tour:


Sun 25                   LEEDS                                   The Cockpit – HEADLINE SHOW

Mon 26                   STOKE                                   Sugarmill – GIAN

Tues 27                 BIRMINGHAM                       Academy 2  – GIAN

Wed 28                  BRISTOL                               Academy 2 – GIAN

Thurs 29                                CARDIFF                               Club Ifor Bach – GIAN

Fri 30                      LIVERPOOL                          Academy 2 – GIAN


Sat 1                       MANCHESTER                    Academy 3 – GIAN

Sun 2                     GLASGOW                            King Tuts – GIAN

Mon 3                     NEWCASTLE                       Academy 2 – GIAN

Wed 5                    SOUTHAMPTON                  The Joiners – HEADLINE SHOW

Thurs 6                  LONDON                               Kings College – GIAN

Fri 7                        TUNBRIDGE WELLS          The Forum – HEADLINE SHOW

Sat 8                       KINGSTON                           The Peel – HEADLINE SHOW

Sun 9                     NOTTINGHAM                      Red Room @ Rescue Rooms – HEADLINE SHOW

Mon 10                   EXETER                                Cavern – HEADLINE SHOW