Hozier Makes Plans For 2016

Hozier announced a U.K. outing today, adding eight dates to his 2016 schedule. Next year’s tour plans already include shows in Portugal, Spain, France and Netherlands.        

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Meadow Brook Music Festival, Rochester, Mich.

Along with the tour announcement, he also posted Tuesday’s “BBC Radio 1” Live Lounge performance – a cover of Sam Smith’s “Lay Me Down.”

The Irish singer/songwriter is continuing to support his 2014 self-titled debut, which features the hit single “Take Me to Church,” along with the tracks “From Eden,” “Sedated,” “Work Song” and “Someone New.”

Hozier’s next gig is Friday’s appearance at Jazz Aspen Snowmass in Snowmass, Colo. The festival kicks off a North American tour that runs through late October, including dates in Kanas City, New York, Cleveland, Los Angeles and Reno. And then he’s headed to Australia and New Zealand in late October and early November.

Here are the new U.K. dates:

Jan. 8 – Edinburgh, Scotland, Usher Hall
Jan. 9 – Manchester, England, O2 Apollo Manchester
Jan. 11 – Sheffield, England, O2 Academy Sheffield
Jan. 12 – Liverpool, England, Liverpool Empire Theatre
Jan. 29 – London, England, O2 Brixton Academy
Feb. 2 – Birmingham, England, O2 Academy Birmingham
Feb. 4 – St. Ives, England, Guildhall
Feb. 5 – Cardiff, Wales, St. David’s Hall

A presale starts Wednesday, Sept. 2 via Hozier’s mailing list. Sign up here. Tickets go on sale to the general public Sept. 4 at 9 a.m. local time. Visit Hozier.com for more information.