Beady Eye features singer/songwriter Liam Gallagher and his former-Oasis bandmates drummer Chris Sharrock, and guitarists Gem Archer and Andy Bell. The English rock band was formed following Oasis’ split in August 2009. Gallagher’s brother and former bandmate Liam quit Oasis, subsequently breaking up the band, minutes before an appearance at Paris’ Rock En Seine Festival.
The Chicago Tribune had plenty of nice things to say about Beady Eye’s first U.S. show which took place June 18 show at The Windy City’s Metro / Smart Bar.
“You can take the band out of the stadium, but you can’t take the stadium out of the band,” the paper wrote. “Beady Eye whipped through songs from its debut [album] Different Gear, Still Speeding … with the confidence of a seasoned act with nothing to prove.”
Different Gear, Still Speeding was released in February.
North American fans will have another chance to hear the tracks live beginning with Beady Eye’s Nov. 29 gig in Vancouver, British Columbia, at the Commodore Ballroom. Dates are scheduled through a Dec. 9 show in New York at Terminal 5.
Additional shows include Seattle at Showbox At The Market (Nov. 30); San Francisco at Warfield Theatre (Dec. 2); Los Angeles at The Wiltern (Dec. 3); Minneapolis at First Avenue (Dec. 5); Milwaukee at The Rave Eagles Club (Dec. 6); and Washington, D.C., at 9:30 Club (Dec. 9).
Beady Eye will be joined on tour by keyboardist Matt Jones and bassist Jeff Wootton.
Tickets for the San Francisco show go on sale Sunday. Tickets for the rest of the North American dates go on sale Friday.
According to a post on Beady Eye’s website, more dates will be announced.
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