Co. Wicklow here we come

25th March 2014

Pleased to confirm the band will be making their merry way back to Ireland this summer, to play the second annual Groove Festival, held on the Killruddery Estate, in Bray, Co. Wicklow.

James are second on the bill at this one and take the stage on Saturday 5 July. Both Day and Weekend tickets are on sale now from, either online, or in person at one of their many outlets across Ireland. They are priced as follows: Adult Day Ticket: €49.00 (+€4 booking fee), Adult Weekend: € 79.00 (+€5.50 booking fee), Minor (4yrs to 15yrs) Day Ticket: €10.00 (+€2.00 booking fee), Minor (4yrs to 15yrs) Weekend Ticket: €17.00 (+€2.50 booking fee), Under 4yrs – free of charge, however please note that children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult and registered in advance.

Theatro Vrachon – ‘Theatre at the Rocks’ – Athens on sale today – with VIP Soundcheck!

17th March 2014

Greece, we’re coming back to you this summer. Please come and join us on 15 July at the magnificent and aptly named Theatro Vrachon or ‘Theatre at the Rocks’ outside of Athens. The venue – in the open air and with a backdrop hewn from rock – is lovely, high up on a hill with city views and not far from the centre.

We’re also pleased to confirm that for the first time, we’re bringing the ever popular ‘V.I.P. Soundcheck Experience’ to our fans in Greece too. These include access to 3 songs of the band’s soundcheck before the show, a short Q & A session with the band, a souvenir V.I.P. laminate and an exclusive piece of James merchandise to take home with you, plus a General Admission ticket to the concert and priority early entry to the venue.

The VIP Soundcheck tickets are strictly limited in number, and available only from the web shop; they are on sale now – today 17 March, from 10am (GMT) or 12 noon in Greece (EET).

We have also arranged for our subscribers to have a two hour window this morning to purchase standard tickets before the local promoter officially announces the show to the public. You can buy your standard tickets right now (from 10am GMT / 12pm EET), either online from, or by telephone on +302121003788 where Ticket Arena will be on standby to help James fans buy their tickets early.

Hope to see you there!

One for the night owls – Radio 2 Spoken Word Session with Janice Long

9th March 2014

Tim will be joining Janice Long on Radio 2 tomorrow night for a Spoken Word Session at midnight – late Monday night, but technically Tuesday – for approximately an hour. Tune in on 88-91 FM, DAB digital radio, digital telly or the online iPlayer.

Update: Missed it? You can ‘Listen Again’ on the BBC iPlayer for the next 7 days, here.

‘Listen Again’ on the BBC iPlayer – two tracks plus oh so revealing interview

6th March 2014

If you missed the band on air with Lauren Laverne today on 6 Music, remember you can catch up later via the BBC iPlayer. The full show will be available on demand for 7 days, but you’ve a whole 4 weeks to listen to the James session.

Two tracks were played – the first ever live rendition of Frozen Britain, from the forthcoming album La Petite Mort, and a cracking version of Getting Away With It (All Messed Up). Plus a lengthy, entertaining, and most definitely revealing (far, far too revealing at times…) interview with most of the band. This link will take you straight to the goods – no need to fast forward through the programme.

Latitude Bound

6th March 2014

James’ performance at Latitude was announced live on air on BBC Radio 6 Music today by Lauren Laverne - the band will take the Obelisk Stage on Saturday 19 July. Other artists appearing on their stage are Damon Albarn (fancy a kickabout…?) and Bombay Bicycle Club.

The band are delighted to be returning to Latitude this year, as expressed today by Tim, “We love playing Latitude because it embraces creativity in all its many faces; not just a dole queue of bands. This raises it above the corporate norm into the realm of something more magical. May the sun shine down on us all.”

Day tickets and  weekend tickets are on sale now. See the live page for ticketing links.

In session on 6 Music with Lauren Laverne – Thursday 6th March

4th March 2014

James will be appearing LIVE in session on 6 Music with Lauren Laverne this Thursday 6 March between 10am-1pm. Two tracks played live plus interview.

A third track will be recorded during the session, and held for playback on the Radcliffe & Maconie show  between 1-4pm that afternoon.

You can listen in on DAB digital radio, online via the BBC iPlayer, Freeview channel 707, Freesat 707, Sky TV 0120, Virgin 909, or on many tablets and smartphones by downloading the appropriate app. Visit the Radio 6 Music – How To Listen page for more info.

Frozen Britain chosen as Xfm’s ‘Song of the Week’

3rd March 2014

We’re pleased to say that Frozen Britain – from the forthcoming album La Petite Mort – has been chosen by Xfm as their ‘Song of the Week’, and is guaranteed a play every morning during their Breakfast Show between 6-10am.



Under the sea, under the sea… Festival Meo Marés Vivas confirmed

27th February 2014

Marés VivasJames return to Festival Meo Marés Vivas 6 years on, to once again headline this lovely Portuguese festival with seaside stage on Friday 18 July. Expecting a crowd of approximately 25,000, intimate it is not, but it’ll be a belter.

“Vai ser uma noite interessante para nós. Uma oportunidade para tocar músicas novas e outras mais familiares. O nosso público em Portugal é muito importante para os James e Mares Vivas é um dos festivais que marcam o Verão e vai ser a nossa oportunidade para dar a conhecer algumas das musicas novo álbum ‘La Petit Morte’ e agradecer (‘muito obrigado!’) a todos nossos ‘fans’.” — Saul

Visit the live page for ticketing links.

Global premiere of new video for Frozen Britain today!

26th February 2014

T in the Park return

25th February 2014

For the first time since 2009, James return to Baldo, Kinross to play T in the Park on Saturday 12 July.

“It’s a real privilege to be playing this years ‘T In The Park’. It is a festival that we’ve a long and memory packed history with. The Scottish people have always been wonderful to ‘James’ and it will be a true pleasure to be back amongst friends,” said Jim this morning whilst enjoying a piping hot bowl of Scott’s Porage Oats.

Tickets on sale from Friday 28 February at 9am – see the live page for details.