IDLES to raise money for Samaritans with pop-up art exhibition

By Eloise Bulmer

The pop-up exhibition will be held between 30-31 August at HM Electronics Gallery, London. Open between 2-8pm each day, the exhibition will celebrate the bands upcoming album ‘Joy as an Act of Resistance’ and is curated by the band themselves, with contributions from Orlando Weeks, Tao Lapsley, Beth Cater and many more. The gallery is free entry and all profits from art sales will go to the Samaritans charity.

The announcement comes with the release of lead single ‘Samaritans’. The band will also be playing a run of in-store dates throughout August and September. Full dates below.

AUGUST
30 LONDON, Banquet Records
31 BRISTOL, Rough Trade

SEPTEMBER
3 PORTSMOUTH, Pie and Vinyl
4 BRIGHTON, Resident
5 SHEFFIELD, Record Junkee
6 LEEDS, Crash Records
6 MANCHESTER, FOPP
7 CARDIFF, Spiller Records

You can pre-order the new record here.

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