Slowthai tackling cost of living crisis by touring pubs with tickets for just £1: ‘Times are tough for a lot of people’

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Slowthai has announced an friendly UK circuit that will spot him play successful pubs and independent euphony venues, pinch tickets costing conscionable £1.

The Grammy-nominated rapper and musician, calved successful Northampton, precocious gave specifications of his upcoming 3rd album, entitled Ugly.

Ugly, which will beryllium released connected March 3, will characteristic marque caller azygous Selfish, nan euphony video for which was unveiled precocious past month.

In support of nan album, Slowthai, 28, whose existent sanction is Tyron Kaymone Frampton, will beryllium heading retired connected nan Best Night of Your Life pub tour.

The tour, which spans six dates and will return nan My High hitmaker from London to Sunderland and to Blackpool, originates connected February 23.

Speaking astir nan determination to complaint truthful small for tickets, Slowthai said that he was inspired by nan current costs of surviving crisis.

‘I make euphony for myself but I wouldn’t beryllium wherever I americium without my fans. It’s important to maine that group tin person entree to maine and my music.’

He continued: ‘I wanted to spell to immoderate caller places and play this medium first.’

Fans tin motion up for pre-sale until February 9, and nan pre-sale itself will return spot connected February 13, earlier wide waste opens connected Wednesday, February 15.

According to reports successful nan NME, nan circuit has been organised successful business pinch Jägermeister, who are besides financially backing nan shows.

‘Times are reliable for a batch of group and moving pinch Jägermeister has helped maine support tickets to only a quid,’ he explained.

The circuit will decorativeness successful Slowthai’s hometown of Northampton, astatine The Black Prince pub – The Black Prince’s proprietor couldn’t hide his excitement.

Phil Moore, nan venue’s promotions manager, said: ‘We’re complete nan satellite to person our section leader gracing our shape again.’

SLOWTHAI circuit dates 2023:


23 – Sunderland, Independent (Holmeside)

24 – Blackpool, Bootleg Social

25 – Milton Keynes, Craufurd Arms (Wolverton)


1 – London, The George Tavern (Stepney Green)

2 – Bath, Moles Club

3 – Northampton, The Black Prince

Slowthai first emerged successful 2016 and began releasing euphony done nan London-based independent explanation Bone Soda.

In 2019, he released his debut album, Nothing Great About Britain, to wide captious acclaim and landed his first ever apical 10 album.

His follow-up, 2021’s Tyron, reached nan apical of nan UK medium charts and achieved world occurrence pinch his opus Cancelled, which featured Skepta.

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