After the sell-out success of The Bluetones return to the live forum in 2015 the band have announced an extension to the tour in 2016. This time taking in 18 dates - the tour starts on 14th April in Milton Keynes and culminates at London’s Roundhouse on 5th May.
"We were overwhelmed with the response to our 20th anniversary comeback tour this September which we also thoroughly enjoyed doing. So knowing there was more demand to see us we decided we'd extend what was originally supposed to be a brief reunion into April and May next year. " - Mark Morriss
The band, which were a huge part of the Brit Pop era, were always an engaging and dynamic live outfit. Fronted by the enigmatic Mark Morriss, they had an impressive run of hit singles that included ’Bluetonic’, ‘Slight Return’, ‘Marblehead Johnson’, ‘Solomon Bites The Worm’, ‘If’ and ‘Keep the Fires Burning’. Their live shows brought the West London four-piece an army of devoted followers worldwide.
The band's members are Mark Morriss on vocals, Adam Devlin on guitar, Scott Morriss on bass guitar, and Eds Chesters on drums. The band scored thirteen Top 40 singles and three Top 10 albums in the UK charts. Glastonbury, Top Of The Pops, The Bluetones did the lot and toured with everyone from Radiohead to Bruce Hornsby & The Range.