The friggin' awesome, double grammy award winners Wilco have personally picked Martha Wainwright to join them on their UK dates in March. DiS is super excited about this, because if you didn't know, Martha (Rufus' sister, etc...) is signed to our label. Her debut album is out April 4th, preceeded on March 21st by the digital single 'Factory'.
Them dates is:
13th NOTTINGHAM Rock City (0115 941 2544)
14th LONDON Hammersmith Apollo (0870 606 3400)
Martha, whose own solo UK tour kicks off at the Barfly in London on Feb 21st, is also performing alongside Ed Harcourt at Shoreditch town Hall on February 23rd, at the launch party for the charity U-Turn. The event, sponsored by Dazed and Confused, is to help raise awareness and funds for the charity, which exists to offer support, information and practical intervention to women coerced into prostitution uturnproject.co.uk.
Martha’s current UK dates are:
21st LONDON Barfly Sold Out
22nd MANCHESTER Night and Day
24th GLASGOW Brel Sold Out
25th BIRMINGHAM Glee Club Sold Out
25th LONDON Scala
…more April dates, including SxSw, to be announced real soon.
Wilco, picked up two Grammy awards in the ‘Best Alternative Music Album’ category for ‘A Ghost Is Born’ and ‘Best Recording Package’