Barnsley’s Saxon are performing a series of UK tour dates in the run-up to Christmas.
The current line-up, including founding members Biff Byford and Paul Quinn, are appearing at six venues and promise, in the words of Byford, “the perfect embrace of our past with a great modern edge”. The band’s 2011 album, ‘Call To Arms’, has received criticial acclaim.
Support on the tour comes from Hammerfall, and the confirmed dates are:
13 – Oxford, O2 Academy
14 – Leicester, O2 Academy
16 – Edinburgh, Picturehouse
17 – Belfast, Mandela Hall
18 – Sheffield, O2 Academy
20 – London, Koko
Tickets cost £18.50 (London £20) and are subject to a booking fee. They can be booked via the Saxon website.