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Reverend and The Makers pop up shop

Reverend and the Makers have announced a four-day pop-up shop in Meadowhall

Reverend and the Makers have announced a four-day pop-up shop in Meadowhall to coincide with the release of their highly anticipated seventh studio album, ‘Heatwave In The Cold North’. Out Friday (28th April 2023) on Distiller Music. Digital album available to pre order now here.

The pop-up shop will run from 28th April – 1st May and will give fans the chance to buy the album, get it signed by Jon, meet Koko the camel (from the album cover) and will include other cool features such as an acoustic zone. The opening times for the shop are Friday 28th 10am-9pm, Saturday 29th 9am-8pm, Sunday 30th 11am-5pm & Monday 1st 10am-8pm. Tickets here.

Lead singer Reverend Jon McClure will be around on both Saturday and Monday for signings and a Q&A. Fans are able to get an allocated slot for the album event on Saturday & Monday completely free of charge.

Speaking about the upcoming event,  Jon said “I am really delighted to announce this pop-up shop. The album will be on sale as well as lots of Reverend merch and the chance to meet Koko the camel. Come down, buy a copy and help us try and get in the charts. Also big shout out to The Reytons for their help in setting this up.”

Reverend and the Makers have also announced a 17 date acoustic UK tour to be played this summer featuring lead singer Jon MClure and guitarist Ed Cosens. The shows will run from 8th June until 19th July and will see them hit venues in Wrexham, Worthing, Bristol, London, Tunbridge, Norwich, Margate, Hertford, St Albans, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Newcastle, Stockton, Sunderland, Hull, York & Lincoln. Tickets are on sale now. See here.

With an unbroken run of 6 Top 20 albums to date, the band’s seventh offering ‘Heatwave In The Cold North’ looks likely to follow suit. It could even find itself placed in the top 10, a first to do so since their debut 16 years ago. The opening single from forthcoming album of the same name ‘Heatwave In The Cold North’, has become their biggest hit in over a decade. The hazy, sun drenched Barry White-inspired soul bop, was added to Radio 2’s B list and named their Record of the Week. The track became a Top 10 UK airplay chart fixture as the summer came to a close. This was followed by the softly spangled psychedelic soul of ‘High’, an ode to Isaac Hayes, Curtis Mayfrield and long hazy afternoons. As well as typically catchy ear-worm ‘Problems’. The fourth and final single before the album release was ’A Letter To My 21 Year Old Self’. Ahead of this release Jon has launched a campaign for fans to send in a letter that they’ve written to their own 21 Year Old Selves. They formed part of a pop-up exhibition/ mass therapy session in Fagans Pub, Sheffield that gave locals the chance to come along and meet Jon, get an exclusive listen to the album & have a pint. His friends and supporters have already got involved with the likes of Brian Eno, Mel C, Jeremy Corbyn, Carl Barat, Joey Barton, Helen Chamberlain, Steve Lamacq, Richard Hawley + more writing letters for the exhibition. Many went on to comment on how cathartic they had found the experience.

Pop-up shop address: 

Meadowhall shopping centre, Sheffield, S9 1EP. 

Pop-up shop opening times: 

Friday 28th 10am-9pm

Saturday 29th 9am-8pm

Sunday 30th 11am-5pm

Monday 1st 10am-8pm

Pop-up shop – album event time-slots:


4pm – 4:30pm

4:30pm – 5pm

5pm – 5:30pm

5:30pm – 6pm

No Ticket Needed

9am-4pm and 6pm-8pm





No Ticket Needed

10am-1pm and 3pm-8pm

Reverend & The Makers 2023 Acoustic Tour Dates

June 2023

8 – Wrexham, The Parish

10 – Worthing, Factory Live

11 – Bristol, Dareshack

13 – London, The Water Rats

14 – Tunbridge, Wells Forum

16 – Norwich, Waterfront

17 – Margate, Where Else?

18 – Hertford, Corn Exchange

20 – St Albans, The Horn

July 2023

10 – Glasgow, Poetry Club

11 – Edinburgh, Sneaky Petes

13 – Newcastle, Cluny

14 – Stockton, KU Bar

15 – Sunderland, Pop Rec

17 – Hull, Polar Bear

18 – Tork, The Stone Roses Bar

19 – Lincoln, The Drill.