The group, Alloysious Massaquoi, Kayus Bankole and G. Hastings, will also perform dates in Brighton, London, Glasgow and Birmingham. The announcements comes shortly after news of their recently announced North American Tour and a string of high-profile festival appearances including Latitude, Somerset House, Bluedot and Glastonbury.
Young Fathers started the year with the release of their fourth album Heavy Heavy which landed in February. The album was recently shortlisted for the 2023 Mercury Prize. The nomination marked their second after winning the prize in 2014 for their debut album Dead.
When do Young Fathers headline at Manchester Academy?
Young Fathers headline at Manchester Academy on 28 October 2023. The Manchester gig is the final of six UK dates they have announced:
10 October – Brighton, Dome
21 October – London, Eventim Apollo
23 October – Glasgow, Barrowland
24 October – Glasgow, Barrowland
27 October – Birmingham, O2 Institute
28 October – Manchester, Manchester Academy
When do tickets go on sale for Young Fathers’ Heavy Heavy UK tour?
Tickets for Young Fathers’ Heavy Heavy UK tour go on sale on 4 August 2023.
image of Young Fathers courtesy Stephen Roe