Ramsbottom Festival, Friday 13th September

Hey everyone,

As you know, we’re holed up in the North-East, writing and recording a new album, but summer wouldn’t be summer without a few festival appearances.  So today it’s good to be able to announce that we’re going to be headlining the Friday night at Ramsbottom Festival in Lancashire on September 13th.

Barry recently attended a Chocolate Festival there (bizarrely) and he says it’s very nice.

Can’t wait! You can get tickets here.

Check out the full list of live dates and ticket links on the right of this post.


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Sunderland Stadium Of Light, June 13th

We’re all big fans of classic rock in the ‘Heads, and they don’t come more classic than Bon Jovi.

We’ll be opening for them at Sunderland’s Stadium of Light on June 13th, which will be fantastic for us because who wouldn’t want to play a huge rock show in their hometown stadium?

You can buy tickets HERE.

See you in the pit!

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Mouth Of The Tyne Festival

Tickets are on-sale from today for our show at the Whitley Bay Playhouse as part of the Mouth of the Tyne Festival 2013.  On Thursday July 11th we’ll be performing a cappella and acoustic arrangements from the ‘Rant‘ album, with some songs from the back catalogue thrown in as well.
We’re hard at work on a new record, so this is a rare ‘Rant’-related appearance this year.
See you there!  Tickets available here:
Here’s a little glimpse of what the show might be like!


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Struck Dumb free download

‘Struck Dumb’ from our album ‘The Chaos’ is available as a free download for one week only via MTV Soundtrack’s blog!

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We performed ‘Beeswing’ from our a cappella album ‘Rant’ on The Arts Show on BBC Northern Ireland. Check out the video here:

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This summer we’re pleased to say we’ll be playing RockNess for the very first time! June 9th!
Tickets are on sale now from the Rockness website.  Hopefully see you there! X

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R: Morning everyone. I’ve started a 3-piece rock band during some down time from The Futureheads. Rivals are on tour from tomorrow. Exeter, London, Kingston, Sheffield, Liverpool, Durham. Come along this week if you’re free?! Few quid on the door.

Will be resuming writing new stuff with the ‘Heads when I get back, but check out for more info & dates. Cheers!

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Hounds Of Love has been nominated as one of 6music’s ‘Greatest Hits’, which is a countdown of the top 100 songs since the birth of BBC Radio 6 Music in 2002.

There is some stiff competition in there, but if you’d like to vote head to the link below! Voting closes on January 25th:

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St Os Fest

the Futureheads have been supporting St Oswald’s on a variety of projects over the last few years, and we’re delighted to say that on Friday January 11th 2013 we’ll be playing a one-off unique gig for them too!

Taking place at Newcastle University Student Union, St Os Fest will see a whole host of bands performing as their favourite artists, in true ‘Stars in their eyes’ style! More of the line-up will be announced very soon, but we’ll be joined by Maximo Park’s Paul Smith who’ll be spinning records into the early hours. There’ll be one of a kind raffle prizes, too, and all proceeds will be going to St Oswald’s Hospice (whose work you can check out here: )

Tickets are available from 9am TODAY, and you can snap yours up here: In the coming weeks we’ll leak a few clues as to who we’ll be performing as, but suffice to say, it’ll take a bit of dressing up and a bit of rehearsing!

We can’t wait and we hope to see you there – remember it’s for an important and fantastic cause. Cheers!

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Artrocker awards nomination

Thanks to Artrocker for nominating ‘Rant’ in their ‘Album Of the Year’ category!

Voting is open now, if you would like to vote for us head here!

You can buy Rant here.

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