Preview: Deaf Havana come to Southampton’s The 1865 in March

Preview: Deaf Havana come to Southampton’s The 1865 in March

Deaf Havana have announced a headline show at Southampton’s The 1865 on 29 March 2023.

Speaking of the tour, Matty Veck-Gilodi said: “We’re very excited to be heading back on tour to a bunch of places we haven’t been to in a very long time! It was incredible to come back to playing live this year, we had so much fun creating and performing a show that we loved and we can’t wait to craft something different and special for these shows next year.”

Earlier this year Deaf Havana released their hotly tipped album, The Present Is A Foreign Land. Spanning 12 tracks written and performed entirely by brothers James and Matty Veck-Gilodi, the album explores themes such as imposter syndrome, conquering arduous life obstacles and self-discovery. These include previously released singles Nevermind, On The Wire, Kids and Going Clear.

In 2020 Deaf Havana were ready to go their separate ways after a decade together but then the pandemic hit and they had no choice but to stop. Despite the band making the tough decision to call it a day Matty continued to write songs and it was this that brought him and brother James back together after a turbulent few months.

The two-piece decided to continue as Deaf Havana and holed themselves up in a studio in Hastings with producer Mike Horner (Hot Chip, Jess Glynne, YONAKA and more). The result was The Present Is A Foreign Land; a mature and accomplished body of work.

After headlining the Rock Sound stage at Slam Dunk Festival earlier this year, the band played a string of instore shows to celebrate the album release before heading out on a five date UK tour, including The Roundhouse in London. 

Tickets for the Southampton date are available from Friday 9th December at 10am. For more information, click here


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