A Thousand Horses heads east
Tuesday, November 22, 2016
– A Thousand Horses is heading to England for a short four-date tour starting in late November.
The dates include a 'Live Cut To Vinyl' event at the legendary Metropolis studios on Dec. 3. The band will be recording six tracks live straight onto vinyl, which will include a mixture from their debut, "Southernality" as well as new music.
ATH recently released a video for "Travelin' Man," which is the latest single to be taken from the debut album. It follows the previous single, the title track, and "Smoke."
The band first played England at this year's C2C festival at the 02.
Tour dates are:
Nov. 30 - London, O2 Academy Islington
Dec. - Manchester, O2 Academy
Dec. 2 - Planet Rockstock
Dec. 3 - Metropolis Live Cut To Vinyl Event
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