Karima Francis to open on James Morrison's UK Spring Tour

Karima Francis

21-year-old singer-songwriter Karima Francis is going from strength to strength and has just been announced as the opening act on James Morrison's UK Spring tour.

James Morrison on amazon.com

James Morrison on amazon.co.uk

It's set to be a busy spring for Karima, she sets out on her own headline tour in March 2009, which overlaps with the James Morrison shows.

Her new single "Again", out March 9th takes up residency on the Radio 2 B List this week, with her debut album 'The Author' to follow, March 23rd.

Karima Francis on amazon.co.uk

Karima Francis on amazon.com

The dates Karima will play with James Morrison:

(Dates and information subject to change.)

March 2009

Fri 19th MANCHESTER, Apollo
Sat 27th EXETER, Grand Hall
Tue 30th LONDON, Apollo

April 2009

Fri 2nd LEEDS, Academy
Sat 3rd NOTTINGHAM, Royal Centre
Sun 4th BIRMINGHAM, Academy
Tue 6th SHEFFIELD, Academy

Tickets are on sale now

"I've just got a copy of her album The Author and it blew me away. All the songs are great and the title track just sums her up." - James Morrison for the Telegraph

"Kitted and coiffed like Dylan circa '65, Karima Francis bangs out acoustic confessionals with all the poise of Tracy Chapman." - The Times

Karima Francis' full tour dates:

March 2009

Fri 13th CARDIFF, Barfly
Sun 15th NEWCASTLE, Cluny
Mon 16th BIRMINGHAM, Glee Club Studios
Thu 19th MANCHESTER, Apollo with James Morrison
Fri 20th BLACKBURN, College SU
Sat 21st NEWBURY, Nr Reading Arlington Arts Centre
Tue 24th EDINBURGH, Cabaret Voltaire
Wed 25th MANCHESTER, Deaf Institute
Thu 26th LONDON, Bush Hall
Fri 27th EXETER, Grand Hall with James Morrison
Mon 30th LONDON, Apollo with James Morrison

April 2009

Thu 2nd LEEDS, Academy with James Morrison
Fri 3rd NOTTINGHAM, Royal Centre with James Morrison
Sat 4th BIRMINGHAM, Academy with James Morrison
Mon 6th SHEFFIELD, Academy with James Morrison
Tue 7th BOURNEMOUTH, BIC with James Morrison

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