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New show announcement - Thursday 23.02.2023 - [BOOM] Leeds - with Mount Forel, Dead Cosmonauts & New Ghost!

We're very proud to have also helped curate this bonus Mount Forel show, which takes place on Thursday 23rd February '23 at [BOOM] Leeds.
It's great to be heading back to BOOM once more, following on from our Ukraine Benefit show there last year with 1919 and La Rissa.
For the Leeds show Mount Forel are bringing their amazing new album on tour from London and beyond, and we're delighted to be playing alongside them and Sheffield heavyweights Dead Cosmonauts, as well as New Ghost again - officially mini tour buddies!
Tickets are £7 from Seetickets, which is insane for such a stellar line-up. It's an intimate little venue, so grab your tickets quick!
Grab a ticket to Mount Forel /// Dead Cosmonauts /// New Ghost /// Civil Service Here!


New show announcement - Saturday 25.02.2023 - 33 Oldham Street - with Mount Forel, Din of Celestial Birds & New Ghost!

We're very proud to have helped curate this epic little show, which takes place on Saturday 25th February '23 at 33 Oldham Street in Manchester.
Featuring some of the best bands we played with in 2022, along with new friends we're eager to share with our Manchester friends;
Mount Forel are bringing their amazing new album on tour from London and beyond, and we're delighted to be playing alongside them and the truly amazing Din of Celestial Birds, as well as New Ghost, who are destined to become your new favourite band.
Tickets are £7 from Seetickets, which is insane for such a stellar line-up. It's an intimate little venue, so grab your tickets quick!
Grab a ticket to Mount Forel /// Din of Celestial Birds /// New Ghost /// Civil Service Here!


New show announcement - Saturday 11.02.2023 - The Trades Club, Hebden Bridge - with L.O.E (Last of Eden)

We're delighted to announce we are opening for L.O.E. at The Trades Club, Hebden Bridge - on Saturday 11th Feb 2023.We first played with L.O.E. at Rough Trade in Nottingham earlier this year - and as well as putting on a hell of a performance, they were lovely folk.Since then, they've been in regular rotation, with their EP and singles being a real inspiration as to what a band in our genre and style can achieve.This show represents their biggest headline show to-date, and is close to a hometown show for the Halifax group - and represents one of our biggest shows to-date.We're sure tickets to this one will be a popular Xmas present in Halifax, so if you can make it - grab a ticket now at L.O.E. and Civil Service at Trades, Hebden Bridge


New show announcement - Saturday 03.12.2022 - The Peer Hat, Manchester - with Mountainscape

Ok - Actual last gig of the year. We want to thank Celestial Diadem for inviting us down to open for the amazing Mountainscape on Saturday, 3rd December 2022, at The Peer Hat in Manchester - bringing our year full circle, back to where our post-covid gigs began!Support also comes from fierce Leeds post-metal band Helve.Go check 'em out and head on down for a night of huge riffs and heavy music.


New show announcement - Thursday 24.11.2022 - Satan's Hollow with Poly-Math!

Civil Service return to Manchester for a hometown show to close what has been an amazing year for us!We've joining the amazing Poly-Math in a new venue for us, the awesome Satan's Hollow.We've got cheaplist tickets available, so if you're reading this, why not message us and get in a little cheaper!Let's finish the year in style; new songs, new venue same big Post Rock!


New show announcement - Friday 21.10.2022 - Wharf Chambers, Leeds - with Dystopian Future Movies -&- Din of Celestial Birds - for Bad Owl Presents!

Civil Service return to Leeds as last minute replacements on the Bad Owl presents show tonight!If you're reading this and in Leeds, head over to Wharf Chambers to catch us open for Din of Celestial Birds & the amazing Dystopian Future Movies.We've got cheaplist tickets available, so if you're reading this, why not message us and get in a little cheaper!Let's have it Leeds! New songs, new venue same big Post Rock!


New show announcement - Sunday 18.09.2022 - The Victoria, Dalston - LONDON - for PORTALS presents!

Our September mini-tour culminates with a big 'un.We're playing our maiden show in London, for titans of the Post/Math scene PORTALS, as part of PORTALS presents.
This all-dayer promises to be special. Not least because we're joining so many great acts; A-Tota-So, Modern Rituals, Civil Villains and Mount Forel have been regulars on our playlists - and we're excited to check out The Betty Shine in the flesh.
LONDON FOLK! Come on down, we want to see you!


New show announcement - Saturday 17.09.2022 - The Old Post Office, Shrewsbury - as part of LOOPfest!

The 2nd of 3 September shows to announce; Civil Service are playing on Saturday 17th September at The Old Post Office, SHREWSBURY as part of LOOPfest!This is our first time playing Shropshire, and we're excited to be heading back out to play alongside old Falsetival friends Wax Futures.
The festival is FREE! Come join us if you can.


New show announcement - 09.07.2022 - Rough Trade, Nottingham supporting
Last of Eden (L.O.E)

Another great show lined up - and our first as a band in Nottingham at the awesome Rough Trade of all venues.Opening for fellow post-rock up-starts L.O.E (Last of Eden), the show is FREE and promises to be loads of fun.Come on down to hear the best use of spoken-word samples in post-rock this side of prime-PSB!


New show announcement - 15.06.2022 - Parish, Huddersfield, supporting
AND SO I WATCH YOU FROM AFAR!!!

We are honoured to be opening for And So I Watch You From Afar - and Vogons - Wednesday 15th June 2022 in Huddersfield at the legendary Parish Events venue (in their shiny new location).
It would be fair to say that this band wouldn’t exist without ASIWYFA. They’ve inspired us from the start and linked us to so many other great bands. Their new album Jettison is phenomenal and we were all looking forward to this show before they let us in!
This promises to be an amazing night with all guitars set to kill. Would love to see as many of you as possible (why weren’t you already going?!)


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2023

DateVenueLocationWith
Feb 2533 Oldham StreetManchester, UKMount Forel -&- Din of Celestial Birds -&- New Ghost
Feb 23BoomLeeds, UKMount Forel -&- Dead Cosmonauts -&- New Ghost
Feb 11The Trades ClubHebden Bridge, UKL.O.E (Last of Eden)

2022

DateVenueLocationWith
Dec 3Peer HatManchester, UKMountainscape -&- Helve
Nov 24Satans HollowManchester, UKPoly-Math - & - Archetype
Oct 21Wharf ChambersLeeds, UKDystopian Future Movies - & - Din of Celestial Birds
Sept 18The Victoria, DalstonLondon, UKPORTALS Presents, with Redwood / A-Tota-So / Modern Rituals / Civil Villains / Mount Forel / The Betty Shine
Sept 17The Old Post OfficeShrewsbury, UKLOOPfest 2022
Sept 16Ashley BrookSalford, UKLangworthy Live festival 2022
July 9Rough TradeNottingham UKL.O.E. (Last of Eden) - & - King Blonde
June 15ParishHuddersfield UKAND SO I WATCH YOU FROM AFAR -&- Vogons
June 6Retro BarManchester UKGiant Walker
May 18Retro BarManchester, UKCodices -&- BLACKSHAPE
May 7Sidney and MatildaSheffield, UKThe Dear Hunter
May 5Night & DayManchester, UKThe Dear Hunter
Apr 1BoomLeeds, UK1919 -&- La Rissa
Mar 10Peer HatManchester, UKHot Pink Sewage -&- Drat

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