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Enation to support Echo & The Bunnymen and announce new headline show

The support slot kicks off this week.

Credit: Enation

Fresh from their first two headline UK dates at London’s Omeara over the weekend, Enation will hit the road with Echo & The Bunnymen this week.

The trio will open for the band on their The Stars, The Oceans & The Moon tour, which begins on Wednesday 23rd May at Usher Hall in Edinburgh. They will then play shows in Liverpool, Birmingham, Manchester and Gateshead before performing a headline show at Arts Centre in Norwich on 31st May 2018.

The tour will then come to a close at the Royal Albert Hall in London.

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On Friday night, Enation – Jonathan Jackson, Richard Jackson and Jonathan Thatcher – performed their first ever UK headline show at Omeara followed by a sold-out show at the same venue on Saturday night.

About the tour, Jonathan Jackson says, “We’re absolutely thrilled to be opening for Echo & the Bunnymen! They’ve been a huge influence and inspiration for ENATION. I have immense love and admiration for Ian McCulloch as a singer and songwriter. It’s a dream come true, really.”

The full dates for the tour are:

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Wed 23rd – Edinburgh, Usher Hall (w/ Echo & The Bunnymen)
Fri 25th – Liverpool, Philharmonic (w/ Echo & The Bunnymen) SOLD OUT
Sat 26th – Birmingham, Symphony Hall (w/ Echo & The Bunnymen) SOLD OUT
Mon 28th – Manchester, Bridgewater Hall (w/ Echo & The Bunnymen) SOLD OUT
Wed 30th – Gateshead, Sage Gateshead (w/ Echo & The Bunnymen)
Thu 31st – Norwich, Arts Centre (headline)


Fri 1st – London, Royal Albert Hall (w/ Echo & The Bunnymen) SOLD OUT

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Jonathan Jackson is best-known for playing Avery Barkley in the Country music drama Nashville. The show is currently in the midst of its sixth and final season and some of the cast, including Jackson, recently performed in the UK on the Nashville in Concert Farewell UK Tour.


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