In support of her critically acclaimed new album Little Oblivions, Julien Baker has confirmed UK, European and North American tour date. Baker will play a run of UK shows in May 2022, including stops in London, Leeds, Glasgow and Manchester. Tickets are available to purchase HERE.
Last night, Julien performed and interviewed on The Late Late Show with James Corden. She played the album track ‘Favor’, which has been recently had plays from Annie Mac on BBC Radio 1. Watch HERE.
Julien Baker released Little Oblivions in February to world-wide critical acclaim and her highest worldwide chart positions to date, including Canada Top 20, Australia Top 30, US & Germany Top 40 and hitting #1 on the Alternative Album, Independent Album, Vinyl Sales and Americana/folk charts, and #3 on the Top Current Album chart in the US. Her radio single ‘Faith Healer’ peaked at #8 on the Billboard Triple A chart.
Julien recently performed her first streamed concert in support of the album which the i called a “stirring showcase from one of the best songwriters in a generation”, while NME noted it was a “… a fresh sonic identity for a singer fit for festival main stages”.
Baker previously performed her single ‘Hardline’ on Late Night with Seth Meyers and ‘Faith Healer’ on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. Following the album’s release she appeared on CBS This Morning’s Saturday Sessions. The performance, filmed in Nashville, featured the album tracks ‘Faith Healer’, ‘Heatwave’ and ‘Hardline’.
Little Oblivions is the follow up to Baker’s 2017 sophomore album and first on Matador Turn Out The Lights. In 2018, Baker formed boygenius with Phoebe Bridgers and Lucy Dacus. The resulting eponymous EP and joint North American tour made for one of the most celebrated and talked about musical communions of that year, highlighting Baker at the forefront of a burgeoning generation of era-defining artists.
UK Tour Dates:
18/05/2022 London, UK @ Electric Ballroom *
19/05/2022 Leeds, UK @ Leeds Irish Centre *
21/05/2022 Dublin, IE @ Whelan’s *
22/05/2022 Dublin, IE @ Whelan’s *
24/05/2022 Glasgow, UK @ St Luke’s *
25/05/2022 Manchester, UK @ Gorilla *
29/05/2022 Madrid, ES @ Teatro Kapital
30/05/2022 Valencia, ES @ La Rambleta
31/05/2022 Barcelona, ES @ Sala Apolo
* with Ratboys