Latest News

TB in a USA diner

Eddie, Rob, Olly, and Gale have now made their way from New York City to Austin, Texas. They will be playing a SXSW showcase at the Palm Door on Sabine this evening (Thursday, March 13) at 11:00pm. More information can be found on the SXSW website. Follow them on Twitter for updates from the USA.

Turin Brakes outside Mercury Lounge

Olly, Gale, Rob, and Eddie have been sending and tweeting photos from New York City and their first USA gig which took place March 10. Follow them on Twitter for updates as they head to Austin, Texas, for the second of three shows on Thursday, March 13, at the Palm Door - a SXSW showcase. They'll finish up in Los Angeles (West Hollywood), California, on Monday, March 17, at the Troubadour. Ticket links and information available in the live section.

USA rehearsals

Olly, Gale, Rob, and Eddie are on thier way to the US for three upcoming gigs. Traversing the entire country in one week, they will play the Mercury Lounge in New York City on Monday, March 10 (get tickets), the Palm Door in Austin, TX - a SXSW Showcase - on Thursday, March 13 (tickets and info), and the legendary Troubadour in West Hollywood, CA (tickets). More gig and venue info can be found in the live section.

Turin Brakes

Tickets for Turin Brakes 7 March gig at the Mercury Lounge in New York City go on sale to the public on Friday, 7 February, at 12 Noon EST. Tickets will be available through Ticketmaster. The Mercury Lounge is located at 217 E Houston St., New York, NY. The show is an early show - TB goes on at 7:30 pm and doors at 6:30 pm. The gig is 21 and over.

Check out their preview.

Word is out. Turin Brakes will be playing three US dates in March. The first will be 10 March at the Mercury Lounge in New York City. Ticket information has not been announced, but will be posted here as soon as it is available. The second date will be at SXSW in Austin, Texas. The actual date and venue are unknown at the time of this post, but we can assure you, there will be one. The third date is 17 March on the west coast, at The Troubadour in Los Angeles, California. Tickets for that show go on sale 10 January (today) at 1:00 pm PST (ticket link). Stay tuned here or follow us on Twitter or Facebook for updates.

Watch an exclusive performance of We Were Here and interview presented by Tina Edwards.

We Were Here Live BalconyTV

Turin Brakes will be live on XFM London's Xposure with John Kennedy on Wednesday evening. The show runs from 10pm to 1am, with TB expected around 10:45. Tune in.

Don't forget, if you're going to (or if you've been to) one of the We Were Here gigs, we want your Tweets. We're saving your Twitter gig memories in a "We Were There" collage. All you have to do is Tweet from the gig your photos and thoughts - using the specific hashtags (for tonight in Stroud, use #stroud #wewerehere), and we'll do the rest. Check 'em out and get the upcoming gig hashtags at We Were There.

Last night's gig in Exeter was a great success for all. We want to thank everyone who shared photos and thoughts via our little Twitter experiment, We Were There. You can continue to share your memories from Exeter by Tweeting with hashtags #exeter AND #wewerehere. Tonight's gig in Southampton will pull your tweets using the hashtags #brook AND #wewerehere (please use both). The We Were There page will be at

You can check out what people are sharing on the pages and find the hashtags for the upcoming gigs at We Were There. See you soon. Happy Tweeting.

The UK We Were Here tour starts tonight. Each gig will have a special page for our Twitter fans to share their photos and thoughts from the show - we're calling it We Were There. If you're going to the Exeter gig, tweet with hashtags #exeter and #wewerehere, and check out the We Were There, Exeter page at to see a scrapbook-like collection of memories from the gig. Follow on Twitter or check out our We Were There pages for the hashtags to use for the upcoming gigs (and to see all the postings). Happy tweeting.