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Bill Announces ‘Dandelion Mind’ UK Tour

Posted by Bill on February 11th, 2011

Dandelion MindBill has today announced he will tour his smash hit live show Dandelion Mind across the UK this coming winter. Following a sell out tour of the show in Australia and New Zealand, Bill took up a West End residency with the show last autumn.

Kicking off in Birmingham on Tuesday 1st November, Bill will now bring the show to Newcastle, Sheffield, Liverpool, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Manchester, Nottingham and Glasgow, throughout November 2011.

Featuring Bill’s trademark musical interludes, observations and stories of the road, Dandelion Mind is based loosely on the theme of doubt, plus barely contained rants about celebrity, TV, and Michael Winner. He demonstrates new instruments, both ancient and modern, he sings an internet love song, a lament about punk heroes, Iranian hip-hop and plays a mean folk-bouzouki. Thomas the Doubter gets a new look, the finer points of nuclear physics and the myth of intelligent design are all worked over in Bill’s own surreal style. He revisits the music of his youth with a French Disco re-working of Gary Numan’s hit ‘Cars’, played in his own inimitable way, and maybe some Wurzels-based remixes of classic German techno, just your normal Bill Bailey gig then…

The full list of dates where Bill will be playing are as follows:

November 2011

01 – BIRMINGHAM LG Arena

02 – NEWCASTLE Metro Radio Arena

04 – SHEFFIELD Motorpoint Arena

14 – LIVERPOOL Echo Arena

16 – EDINBURGH Playhouse

18 – ABERDEEN AECC

22 – MANCHESTER MEN Arena

24 – NOTTINGHAM Capital FM Arena

26 – GLASGOW Clyde Auditorium (The Armadillo)

Tickets are now on general sale. To buy tickets online, please visit:

Ticketzone | Ticketmaster

Tickets are also available from the venues directly.