Foy Vance announces Joy of Nothing 10th anniversary world tour

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Foy Vance announces Joy of Nothing 10th anniversary world tour

Foy Vance

The Northern Irish musician and singer-songwriter will be making three stops in Australia on his tour this November.

Beloved for his touching songwriting, powerful voice and heartful ballads, the Bangor-born musician Foy Vance will be heading out on a huge world tour this year to celebrate the 10th birthday of his wildly successful debut album Joy of Nothing.

The tour will be making its way across the United States in September before a quick stop-off down under to play three east coast dates. It’ll be the artist’s first time back in the country since his sold-out run in 2015 and 2016.

Foy Vance Joy of Nothing 10th Anniversary Tour 

  • Nov 21 – The Triffid, Brisbane
  • Now 22 – Factory Theatre, Syndey
  • Nov 24 – The Croxton Bandroom, Melbourne

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Inspired by Vance’s move back to the Scottish Highlands, Joy of Nothing was an emotional and vivid exploration of the artist’s life that propelled him to new heights.

Featuring a homonymous single and the popular track Guiding Light with Ed Sheeran, the album served as Vance’s bold introduction to the wider world, getting him invited on tours with industry giants including Sir Elton John, Josh Groban and Snow Patrol.

Since then, he’s released three more studio albums, the most recent of which is 2021’s Signs of Life, released on Ed Sheeran’s Gingerbread Records. He was the second artist to be signed to the label and has contributed his songwriting talents to some of Ed’s biggest hits, including the Ireland-inspired Galway Girl.

“It is hard to believe it has been 10 years since releasing the Joy of Nothing. Thanks to all of you that have listened to it. To those of you that have shared stories with me of what the album has meant to you, oftentimes opening my eyes to sides of the songs that I never knew existed. It’s hard to articulate how much it means to have created something that you can inhabit just as well as I can,” says Vance.

Tickets to see Foy Vance on his Australian tour this November will go on sale on May 12 at 10am local time. To grab yours, head here