Ian Prowse has been confirmed as the support for Elvis Costello‘s forthcoming UK tour.
The John Peel-endorsed cult singer, who also fronted Pele and Amsterdam, will support on the following 13 dates:
28/2 Liverpool @ Olympia
1/3 Southampton @ Mayflower
2/3 Nottingham @ Royal Concert Hall
3/3 Sunderland @ Empire
5/3 Glasgow @ SEC Armadillo
7/3 Sheffield @ City Hall
9/3 Blackpool @ Opera House
11/3 Edinburgh @ Usher Hall
12/3 Manchester @ Palace Theatre
13/3 London @ Eventim Apollo
15/3 Oxford @ New Theatre
16/3 Cardiff @ Wales Millennium Centre
18/3 Birmingham @ Symphony Hall
John Peel’s widow, Sheila Ravenscroft, revealed that the late DJ was incapable of playing ‘Does This Train Stop On Merseyside‘ without crying. Costello collaborated with Prowse on the Amsterdam cover of the Searchers‘ ‘Don’t Throw Your Love Away,’ released as part of the Liverpool – The Number Ones Album in 2008.