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Jake Bugg announces November gig at the Victoria Theatre in Halifax

Jake Bugg will be performing at the Victoria Theatre in Halifax
Jake Bugg will be performing at the Victoria Theatre in Halifax

The Victoria Theatre in Halifax has announced that Jake Bugg will be performing live on stage in November.

The musician will be performing songs from his critically acclaimed new album ‘Hearts That Strain’ at the Victoria Theatre Halifax on Monday November 26.

The show continues Jake’s ‘Hearts That Strain’ tour, a series of solo acoustic shows. This stripped back presentation allows the power of Jake’s songwriting to shine through in a live setting, attracting a glowing 4* review from The Times.

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‘Hearts That Strain’ saw Jake work with the Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach (who co-wrote and recorded ‘In The Event Of My Demise) and Grammy Award winning producers David Ferguson and Matt Sweeney in Nashville, while recording with some of the best players in the history of popular music.

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The result was a sublime, pensive album belying Bugg’s 23 years, with reviews for the record nothing short of revelatory; the Times said in their 4* review that Jake ‘sounds better than ever’, The Guardian that he is ‘Glenn Campbell re-incarnated’ and The Daily Mail, The I and The Sun giving it glowing write ups in their 4* reviews.