Luke Friend set to play a series of ‘busking-style’ gigs while supporting The Vamps. So: busking

The Friendinator has a novel way of drumming up excitement ahead of his Vamps support slot


by Shannon w |
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Kimberley Walsh-faced X Factor dreadlock Luke Friend is set to play a series of ‘busking-style’ gigs while on tour supporting The Vamps.

Now, we know what you are thinking: you are thinking, ‘What is the difference between doing something “busking-style” and actual busking?' And the answer to that question is: don’t know.

The Vamps’ UK tour kicked off last night in Sheffield with Friend as support, and, as Digital Spy reports, Ol’ Friendo will also be playing “acoustic, busking-style gigs” in each of the tour’s cities during the day.

The Vamps are not required to busk
The Vamps are not required to busk

There’s also something digital happening with a company called Zappar which we don’t fully understand but basically fans can scan a QR code? Which may or may not be Luke Friend himself? And get access to exclusive content and possibly win the chance for Luke to busk for them in private? Something like that. Something zeitgeist.

Anyway, here are all the tour dates, in case you fancy walking through a grimy underpass and finding Luke Friend there, singing his heart out, looking all cold and in need of a cup of tea:

September 25 - Newcastle Upon Tyne, Newcastle City Hall

September 27 - Glasgow, Clyde Auditorium

September 28 - Glasgow, Clyde Auditorium

October 1 - Manchester, O2 Apollo

October 2 - Manchester, O2 Apollo

October 4 - Liverpool, Echo Two

October 5 - Birmingham, NIA

October 8 - Brighton, Centre

October 9 - Cheltenham, Cheltenham Racecourse

October 11 - Cardiff, Motorpoint Arena

October 12 - Bournemouth, BIC

October 14 - London, Eventim Apollo

October 15 - London, Eventim Apollo

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