IPSWICH band prepares for tour

IPSWICH-based band Rosalita is going on its third UK-wide tour, it has been announced today.The up and coming indie pop group, which opened the 2007 V-Festival, are taking to the road throughout February and March.

IPSWICH-based band Rosalita is going on its third UK-wide tour, it has been announced today.

The up and coming indie pop group, which opened the 2007 V-Festival, are taking to the road throughout February and March.

Ben Groom, Rosalita keyboards player, said the five strong band is excited about being back on the road.

The 26-year-old added: “We are delighted to be on tour again taking our music to different parts of the UK.


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“2008 was a fantastic year for us and this is a great start to 2009.”

The tour opens with a date in Inverness and continues over a two week period at venues including Glasgow, Newcastle, Birmingham, Bath, Oxford, London, Manchester and Brighton.

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Ben added: “This is our third tour and we can't wait. We love what we do and we are writing and rehearsing hard and our set is almost ready.

“It is going to be a fantastic experience.”

Described as one of the leading edge bands in Suffolk, Rosalita were formed in 2005 and have been making a name for themselves ever since.

Regulars on the Ipswich music scene, the group has developed a large following with their unique musical style.

Their singles include Manga Girl, What Would Your Mother Say and Smash It Up.

For more information about the band, to listen to their music and to buy tickets for their tour visit the website www.myspace.com/rosalitaband

Are you a fan of Rosalita? Who is your favourite Ipswich band?

Kris Andrew - Vocals

Jay Goodrich - Bass

Ben Groom - Keyboards

John Randall - Drums

Richard Tyler - Guitar

February 22 Mad Hatters Inverness

February 23 King Tuts Glasgow

February 24 The End Newcastle

February 26 The Rockhouse Derby

February 28 Remix Hitchin

March 1 Moles Bath

March 2 Bar Academy Birmingham

March 3 The Rugby Lounge Manchester

March 4 Jericho Tavern Oxford

March 5 Latest Music Bar Brighton

March 6 Water Rats London

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