Villagers is hitting the road for a UK tour this October

The run includes a night at London’s Hackney Arts Centre.
Villagers has just announced his first new album in three years, and now he’s a tour to go with it.

Conor O’Brien’s fourth album, ‘The Art of Pretending to Swim’ will be released on 21st September via Domino Records. He’ll then hit the road from 17th October, with a lengthy tour that includes a night at London’s Hackney Arts Centre.


17 Rescue Rooms, Nottingham

18 Art School, Glasgow

19 Gorilla, Manchester

21 Wardrobe, Leeds

22 O2 Academy 2, Oxford

23 Hackney Arts Centre, London

25 Arts Club, Liverpool

27 Metropolis Festival, RDS, Dublin

30 Trinity, Bristol

31 Old Market, Brighton

O’Brien wrote, produced, mixed and played most of the record himself in his Dublin studios, with the album said to see him returning to the ‘multi-faceted’ sound of first two albums ‘Becoming a Jackal’ and ‘’.

Check out the first single from the record, ‘A Trick of the Light’ below.

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