Following an unpredictable, yet successful 2020, These Wicked Rivers are thrilled to announce their long awaited return to the UK stage with a full UK tour in September 2021, as special guest to Blackwater Conspiracy. In addition, to warm up the hearts and ears of their fans, the band has a pre-Valentine special treat up their sleeve! On 13th February These Wicked Rivers will welcome their listeners to their “Chapel Of Love” for a night in to remember filled with great music and exclusive “behind the song” stories!

The band explains: “A few months ago, when things were a tad safer, we went to Gloucestershire to visit engineer/producer Dave Draper. There, we did a live session of 5 songs, which was filmed by our good friend Ryan Vacey Film & Photography. On Saturday February 13th, we’ll be presenting these tracks to you as part of our Chapel of Love. In difficult times, we want to get something different and exciting to you – we hope you’ll join us for what will be an awesome evening.”

The ticket price is cheaper than a pint of beer! For £4 you’ll get:

  • Professionally recorded and filmed footage of 5 tracks, one of which is a brand new track Home.
  • Audio commentary telling the tale of “the stories behind the songs” and more.
  • The first 50 tickets purchased will receive a Virtual Backstage Pass (a Zoom hangout with the band after the show).

Tickets are available here –

These Wicked Rivers are not stopping here, their mission to keep their fans entertained during these tough times goes literally above and beyond! This Sunday the band will launch “Cooking and Vinyl with Sam”, their own interpretation of what a cooking show should “taste and sound” like. Tune in every Sunday at 10:00 AM GMT to explore Sam’s recipe and vinyl collection. The show will be available here:

Last but not least, you will find guitarist Arran Day behind the mic hosting his own “Beyond the Vibe” podcast. Created in conjunction with friend/videographer Ryan Vacey, Arran catches up with the protagonists of the NWOCR scene and beyond, including members of Inglorious, Massive Wagons, Shape of Water and The Dust Coda. Tune in every Saturday at 10:00 AM GMT here –

UK Tour Dates
Wed 8th Sept            Liverpool, The Arts Club
Thu 9th Sep              Edinburgh, Bannerman’s
Fri 10th Sep              Glasgow, Hard Rock Café
Sat 11th Sep             Carlisle The Brickyard
Sun 12th Sep            Newcastle, Trillian’s
Tue 14th Sep            Stoke- On-Trent, Eleven
Wed 15th Sep          Leeds, The Warehouse
Thu 16th Sep            Oxford, O2 Academy2
Fri 17th Sep              Blackpool, Waterloo Music Bar
Sat 18th Sep             Newport, The Patriot
Sun 19th Sep            Sheffield, Corporation
Tue 21st Sep             Leicester, The Musician
Thu 23rd Sep            Birmingham, O2 Academy3
Fri 24th Sep              Kent, Leo’s Red Lion
Sat 25th Sep             Swansea, Hanger 18
Sun 26th Sep            London, O2 Academy2 Islington
Sun 23th Oct           Dublin, Whelen’s

Formed in 2014, These Wicked Rivers have previously released two EPs: The Enemy and II, alongside a double A-side Shoulda Known Better, which gained the band a first wave of interest. In 2020 the band released their debut album Eden managing to catch the attention and the favour of critics and fans alike.

These Wicked Rivers are: Vocals/Guitar – John Hartwell, Guitar/Vocals – Arran Day, Bass – Sam Williams, Drums/Vocals – Dan Southall

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