Josh Rouse brings Love in the Modern Age to Liverpool on UK tour

Josh Rouse

Josh Rouse

Josh Rouse returns to the UK with a stop off at Liverpool’s Leaf, Getintothis’ Peter Guy looks forward to the acclaimed songwriter’s return.

Josh Rouse has revealed dates for a headline UK and Europe tour in April 2018.

The tour includes stops at Liverpool’s Leaf Tea Shop, Petit Bain in Paris, The Garage in London and N9 in Eeklo, Belgium.

On the ten-city run, Rouse will be performing with a full band and today releases new single, Love in the Modern Age.

Rouse said, “The song is somewhat of a mantra, an ode to not giving up. Long live love and the lyrics of Leonard Cohen.

Rouse has long since solidified his status as a first-rate songwriter his eleven studio releases most notably with his acclaimed breakout album 1972 and follow-up album Nashville.

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Rouse last played Liverpool in 2013, again at Leaf Tea Shop, following the release of his 2013 album The Happiness Waltz and before that played a memorable show at the city’s Black-E in 2012 with his band The Long Vacations.

Josh Rouse tour dates in full

Fri – 20 Apr 18 BE Eeklo N9
Sat – 21 Apr 18 FR Paris Petit Bain
Sun – 22 Apr 18 NL Amsterdam Tuinzaal / Paradiso Noord
Tue – 24 Apr 18 UK Bristol The Lantern
Wed – 25 Apr 18 UK London The Garage
Thu – 26 Apr 18 UK Manchester Deaf Institute
Fri – 27 Apr 18 IRE Dublin Whelans
Sat – 28 Apr 18 UK Liverpool Leaf
Sun – 29 Apr 18 UK Edinburgh The Mash House
Mon – 30 Apr 18 UK Sheffield The Plug