Bloc Party man Kele Okereke announces UK tour including Arts Club date

Kele Okereke

Kele Okereke

As Bloc Party’s Kele Okereke announces a solo UK tour, Getintothis’ Adam Lowerson has all you need to know.

Bloc Party frontman Kele Okereke has announced a full solo UK tour for later in 2017, including a date at Liverpool’s Arts Club Loft on October 21.

The tour comes in support of forthcoming album Fatherland, which will be released on October 6 and features guest performances from the likes of Corinne Bailey Rae and Years and Years’ Olly Alexander.

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Fatherland will be Okereke‘s third solo effort, following on from 2014’s Trick. The name is inspired by the Bloc Party becoming a father for the first time late last year, and sees him taking on a more ‘organic’ sound.

The full UK tour dates are as follows:

October 16 – Deaf Institute, Manchester
October 17 – The Cluny, Newcastle
October 18 – St Luke’s, Glasgow
October 20 – The Chapel, Leeds
October 21 – Arts Club Loft, Liverpool
October 22 – O2 Institute3, Birmingham
October 24 – Ramsgate Music Hall, Ramsgate
October 25 – Islington Assembly Hall, London
October 26 – Rialto Theatre, Brighton
October 27 – Wedgewood Rooms, Portsmouth