The Illicits announce YES Manchester Post-Industrial Summer Tour gig

Manchester gigs - The Illicits will headline at YES

Blackburn band The Illicits have announced a run of UK tour dates opening at YES (The Basement) Manchester.

The Illicits are the third signing to Alan McGee’s Creation 23 Label.  The band formed in 2017 taking inspiration from Joy Division, The Stone Roses and The Jam and have been picking up widespread attention.



Their heavy rhythm guitar based sound has seen them appear on Soccer AM, sold-out a hometown show before releasing a single and appearing on the half time screen at every Blackburn Rovers home match.

The Illicits have now announced their first headline string of shows, The Post-Industrial Summer Tour on which they will performed around the country’s former industrial areas.

When do The Illicits headline at YES Manchester?

The Illicits headline at YES Manchester on 14 May 2019.  The Manchester gig is one of six UK dates they are set to headline:
14 May   –   Manchester, YES (The Basement)
22 June   –   Leeds, The Lending Room
6 July   –   Scunthorpe, Caffe Indiependent
27 July   –   Blackpool, Bootleg Social
8 August   –   Doncaster, Social Bar
24 August   –   Preston, The Continental

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