Following the recent announcement of their O2 Academy Brixton headline show and their support slots on the Arctic Monkeys arena tour, The Vaccines have announced a run of U.K. headline shows in November / December. These shows will be their biggest U.K. gigs to date.
Tickets for the shows go on sale on Friday 1st July via www.gigsandtours.com zand will be priced at £15. The tour culminates with a show at London’s O2 Academy Brixton (which has already been announced) where tickets will be priced at £17.50.
The band’s debut album,What Did You Expect From The Vaccines?, which was released in March of this year, was recently certified gold in the U.K. having sold in excess of 100,000 copies.
They made two triumphant appearances at the Glastonbury Festival this last weekend – their slot on the Other Stage on Friday opened the BBC coverage of the festival.
The band have additionally just completed a U.S. tour with the Arctic Monkeys, where Lyle Preslar, formerly of Minor Threat, joined them on stage in NYC, The band also made their U.S. network television debut on the Late Show with David Letterman on May 23rd.
Their full list of shows, including their U.K. headline tour, the Arctic Monkeys arena tour, European, Japanese & Australian festivals, is as follows:
30th London Hyde Park (with Arcade Fire)
1st St Gallen, Switzerland Open Air Festival
3rd Wechter, Belgium Rock Werchter
3rd Rotterdam Metropolis
5th Montreux, Switzerland Montreaux Jazz Café
8th Canterbury Lounge on the Farm
9th Punchestown Oxygen Festival
10th Kinross T in the Park Festival
12th Argeles, France Deferlantes
14th Berne, Switzerland Gurten Festival
16th Lisbon Super Bock Super Rock Festival
15th Southwold Latitude Festival
29th Naeba, Japan Fuji Rock
31st Byron Bay, Australia Splendour in the Grass
6th Long Island, US Escape to New York
18th Salzburg, Austria Frequency Festival
19th Biddinghuizen, Holland Lowlands Festival
20th Belfast Belsonic
23rd London Forum
24th Edinburgh Picture House
26th Reading Reading Festival
27th Leeds Leeds Festival
28th Paris Rock en Seine Festival
28th Nottingham Capital FM Arena – (Arctic Monkeys)
29th London O2 Arena – (Arctic Monkeys)
1st Cardiff Motor Point Arena – (Arctic Monkeys)
2nd Manchester Evening News Arena – (Arctic Monkeys)
4th Birmingham LG Arena – (Arctic Monkeys)
5th Newcastle Metro Arena – (Arctic Monkeys)
6th Aberdeen AECC – (Arctic Monkeys)
8th Glasgow SECC – (Arctic Monkeys)
9th Liverpool Echo Arena – (Arctic Monkeys)
21st Newcastle O2 Academy (Headline show)
23rd Sheffield O2Academy (Headline show)
24th Lincoln Engine Shed (Headline show)
25th Manchester Academy (Headline show)
26th Leeds O2Academy (Headline show)
28th Southampton Guildhall (Headline show)
29th Oxford O2Academy (Headline show)
30th Norwich UEA (Headline show)
2nd Bristol O2Academy (Headline show)
3rd Cambridge Corn Exchange (Headline show)
4th Leamington Spa Assembly (Headline show)
6th Eastbourne Winter Gardens (Headline show)
7th London O2 Academy Brixton (Headline show)
The band will be announcing Scottish and Irish headline shows shortly.
For the record The Vaccines are: Arni Arnason (bass), Freddie Cowan (guitar / vocals), Pete Robertson(drums) & Justin Young (vocals / guitar).