Yorkshire's Shed Seven announce two huge 30th anniversary homecoming shows

Shed Seven to celebrate 30th anniversary with two huge Yorkshire homecoming shows. Photo by Barnaby FairleyShed Seven to celebrate 30th anniversary with two huge Yorkshire homecoming shows. Photo by Barnaby Fairley
Shed Seven to celebrate 30th anniversary with two huge Yorkshire homecoming shows. Photo by Barnaby Fairley
Yorkshire's Britpop legends Shed Seven have announced two huge 30th anniversary homecoming shows for 2024.

The Going For Gold and Chasing Rainbows indie rock hitmakers will play two nights at York Museum Gardens on Friday and Saturday, July 19 and 20.

BUY TICKETS: Tickets for the York dates will first be available as a fan pre-sale – on Wednesday, November 1, from 9am – to those who have already signed up the Shed Seven mailing list at www.shedseven.com/signup. Tickets go on general sale Friday, November 3, 9am – CLICK HERE.

The band will also celebrate their landmark year with the release of their first album in more than six years with A Matter of Time out on January 5, 2024, via Cooking Vinyl – pre-order and get bundles at store.shedseven.com and shedsevenn.lnk.to/AMOT.

They have also added to a series of album launch Stripped Back, Signing and Meet and Greet sessions and release shows – quickly selling out –

with dates in Leeds, York, London, Southampton, Brighton, Bristol, Birmingham, Leamington Spa, Nottingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Glasgow, Kingston Upon Thames, Coventry. For details see www.shedseven.com/gigs.

Fresh from completing a triumphant sold-out UK tour, Shed Seven have proven they are as powerful a live force as ever.

Frontman singer Rick Witter recently told us Yorkshire fans should “buckle up” for details of special 30th anniversary shows – read the story and listen to the interview with Graham Walker here.

Today he revealed the homecoming dates, with more surprises o follow, as he said: "We've been longing to perform special shows in York for many years and, finally, the stars have aligned perfectly for this to happen in our 30th anniversary year.

"We are already planning something extraordinary for these shows, so you can expect special guests and grand ideas galore. It's going to be a jubilant celebration of the last 30 years of Shed Seven and a performance like nothing we've done before in beautiful surroundings.”

Shed Seven have chosen an exceptional line-up of special guests throughout the weekend.

Peter Doherty will perform on both nights, and the Libertines legend also features on the upcoming Shed Seven track ‘Throwaways’.

The Friday night also presents Lottery Winners, who scored their first number one album earlier this year, as well as York’s rising indie-rock stars Serotones, who are fronted by Rick’s son Duke.

Saturday’s event is completed by the intoxicating, soul-infused alt-pop of Brooke Combe as well as Apollo Junction, who blend modernist touches into their Britpop roots.

Shed Seven’s illustrious career will soon span three decades, having released their debut album, Change Giver, in 1994. The band have amassed a remarkable fifteen Top 40 singles - including live favourites such as Chasing Rainbows, Going For Gold, Disco Down, Getting Better and On Standby - plus four Top 10 albums.