Fun Fun Fun with Ducking Punches!
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 19:26
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Ducking Punches has announced their first headline UK tour with a brand new band lineup. The tour will criss-cross the country from Plymouth to Manchester Punk Festival via Norwich and Leeds. Celebrating the three words you think of when at a Ducking Punches gig, the band have also unveiled a new video for ‘Fun Fun Fun’ – two minutes brimming with energy, desperate vocals and scathing guitars. This is the latest video taken from the 2016 Xtra Mile Recordings release Fizzy Brain.

Ducking Punches had a riotous and see-saw 2016, releasing Fizzy Brain after signing to Xtra Mile Recordings and embarking on as many shows as could be crammed in. This manic run was cut short when frontman and songwriter Dan Allen broke his leg in a soapbox racer accident on a video shoot for ‘Greedy Bones’ (you can watch the video minus accident here). Unable to support label-mates Skinny Lister on their UK album tour, and tasked with assembling a new band, Dan spent two months recuperating.

 After this forced hiatus a new band was formed, their first performance headlining the Xtra Mile Recordings Independent Venue Week show at the Monarch in Camden, London in January 2017. This will be their first full headlining tour. Ducking Punches will also tackle further shows in the summer throughout Europe and select dates at festivals and in the UK. Full dates below.

The band will be accompanied on this UK tour by Safe Gigs For Women who will be promoting their cause with friendly chats and merchandise.


18         Bristol @ Exchange          
19         Birmingham @ The Actress & the Bishop     
20         Manchester @ Manchester Punk Festival           
21         Manchester @ Manchester Punk Festival           
22         Manchester @ Manchester Punk Festival           
23         Sheffield @ Record Junkee       
24         Nottingham @ The Bodega       
25         Leeds @ The Key Club 
26         Huddersfield @ The Parish        
27         London @ The Monarch
28         Bradford @ The Underground  
29         Bolton @ The Alma       
30         Norwich @ Norwich Arts Centre             



12           Limerick, Ireland @ Chez Le Fab  (Solo show)
13           Dublin, Ireland @ Workman's Club (Solo show)
14           Belfast, UK @ The Sunflower (Solo show)
25           London, UK @ The Montague Arms      
26           Mol, Belgium @ El Topo Goes Loco Festival        
27           Saarbrucken, Germany @ Incore Festival            
28           Herzogenbuchsee, Switzerland @ Jugendhaus
29           Mainz, Germany @ KulturKafe
30           Leipzig, Germany @ Sto              


01           Berlin, Germany @ Monarch    
02           Zittau, Germany @ Emil              
03           Prague, Czech Republic @ Rock Cafe     
05           Gottingen, Germany @ Tkeller
06           Bielefeld, Germany @ Plan B    
07           Eindhoven, Netherlands @ Blue Hotel 
08           Antwerp, Belgium @ JC Bouckenborgh
09           Eupen, Belgium @ Pigalle           


07           Cheltenham, UK @ 2000Trees Festival    (w/Skinny Lister & Will Varley)


09           London, UK @ Tchances              
23           Cambridge, UK @ Subterranean Festival               (Solo show)