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Glasvegas Head Up NME Shockwaves Tour Bill
The Quietus , November 11th, 2008 12:43

Glasvegan outfit lord it over White Lies, Friendly Fires et al for UK tour

Glasvegas

Glasvegas have been announced as headliners of next year's Shockwaves NME Awards Tour.

Joining the clangorous Scots on their merry way will be White Lies, Friendly Fires and Florence And The Machine.

Tickets for the tour, which at 17 dates in length serves as a kind of extended foreplay for the NME Awards on February 25th, go on sale November 12th at 9am.

January

29 Liverpool University
30 Glasgow Academy

February

1 Newcastle Academy
3 Sheffield Academy
4 Birmingham Academy
6 Manchester Academy
8 Leeds Academy
10 Lincoln Engine Shed
11 Nottingham Rock City
12 Norwich UEA
14 Cardiff University
15 Bristol Academy
16 Brighton Dome
17 Oxford Academy
19 Portsmouth Pyramid
20 Cambridge Corn Exchange
21 Brixton Academy

Still hungry for Glasvegas-related truth nuggets? Then read our deputy Luke's warm appraisal (geddit?) of the debut record and interview, and be sated.

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