Rodrigo y Gabriela UK Tour Announced

Following the release of their new album ‘11:11´ and their already sold-out show at Koko this September, Mexican acoustic rockers Rodrigo y Gabriela will return to Britain for their first UK tour since December 2007.

The instrumental magicians will bring their unique twin-guitar assault to the following venues:

Mon 23rd November - London Hammersmith Apollo
Tue 24th November - Birmingham Academy
Thu 26th November - Glasgow Academy
Sat 28th November - Manchester Apollo
Sun 29th November - Bristol Colston Hall

Tickets go on sale on Friday 7th August from Ticketmaster at or 0870 4000 700.

The dates are part of a larger European tour in support of Rod and Gab´s new studio album ‘11:11´ which is released on Rubyworks Records on September 7th. ‘11:11´ is the follow up to 2006´s self-titled break-through album which has sold over 100,000 copies in the UK. The new album was recorded at Rodrigo y Gabriela´s studio in Ixtapa, Mexico and has been mixed by Colin Richardson (Slipknot, Trivium). Initial copies of the album come with a bonus DVD.

Wallis Bird is confirmed as special guest on all dates.

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