Beady Eye announce today the addition of a Philadelphia date on their first North American tour . Previously announced dates in New York, Chicago & Toronto quickly sold-out when announced earlier this month. The band (Liam Gallagher, Gem Archer, Andy Bell and Chris Sharrock) will be giving fans in Philadelphia a first live taste of their debut album, Different Gear, Still Speeding at Theater of the Living Arts on June 25th. Full info below.
Beady Eye is currently on their sold-out debut European tour. UK daily newspaper, The Independent was at the tour kick off earlier this month in Glasgow, Scotland and remarked that Beady Eye, “sound encouragingly refreshed…. you realise watching them that Beady Eye are in the very unique position of possessing iconic impetus while being newly unchained from the weight of their past.”
You can click here to see Beady Eye (and separately, eager fans as they wait to get into the venue) perform “The Roller” off their new album and live for the first time ever at Glasgow’s Barrowlands on March 3, 2011:
And fans can head over to http://www.spin.com for an exclusive look at behind-the-scenes photos from Beady Eye’s Glasgow show.
When asked how it felt to be on stage for the first time ever as Beady Eye, Liam Gallagher immediately said “Loved it…..can’t wait to take it around the world.” And Beady Eye will be doing just that throughout 2011. Fans can sign up at http://www.beadyeyemusic.com/ to be the first to receive the news.
Beady Eye’s debut album, Different Gear, Still Speeding was released by Dangerbird Records in North America on March 1st. The album features 13 brand new songs written by the band and recorded at RAK Studios in London last fall with GRAMMY Award-winning producer Steve Lillywhite (U2, Dave Matthews Band, The Smiths).
Beady Eye was formed by three former members of Oasis, including enigmatic front man and lead vocalist Liam Gallagher. The multi-platinum and Grammy nominated Oasis sold over 70 million albums worldwide spanning seven studio albums awarded with six Brit awards, 15 NME awards, nine Q awards and four MTV Europe Music awards, just to name a few. Beady Eye’s inaugural European Tour in March this year sold out within 30 minutes of going on sale. The band will be joined by Matt Jones on keyboards and Jeff Wootton on bass for all dates.
BEADY EYE Philadelphia TICKETING INFORMATION:
June 25 Philadelphia, PA @ Theater of Living Arts
On Sale March 25th at www.ticketmaster.com, TLA Box Office & Charge By Phone 215.922.1101
BEADY EYE Previously Announced Dates:
June 18 Chicago, IL @ Metro SOLD OUT
June 20 Toronto, ON @ The Sound Academy SOLD OUT
June 23 New York, NY @ Webster Hall SOLD OUT