The band have added shows at the Wolverhampton Civic Hall on December 12th, Manchester Apollo on the 13th and Glasgow Academy on the 15th. Tickets for the regional shows go on-sale at 9am on Friday 10th June 2011 and will be available via www.whitelies.com/tickets.
The last 12 months have seen the band take some significant forward steps, the forthcoming Wembley show being a particular highlight. Last year saw them play U.K and European stadium support slots with Muse and U.S. arena shows alongside Kings Of Leon.
In the first few months of this year the band have played U.S. and U.K. headline tours (including two sold-out nights at London’s Shepherds Bush Empire and a New York Terminal 5 show) and made high-profile Stateside TV appearances on the Late Show with David Letterman and the Tonight Show with Jay Leno.
The next three months sees them appear at most of the major Summer festivals and once again play main support on the Kings of Leon U.K. and European stadium tour.
Their current list of U.K. dates is as follows:
17th Sunderland Stadium of Light *
18th Llanelli Beach Break Live
19th Manchester Lancashire C.C.C *
22nd London Hyde Park *
23rd London Hyde Park *
25th Pilton Glastonbury Festival (Other Stage)
7th Coventry Kasbah
8th Balado T in the Park
13th London The Roundhouse (i-Tunes Festival)
26th Reading Reading Festival (NME / Radio 1 Stage)
27th Leeds Leeds Festival (NME / Radio 1 Stage)
12th Wolverhampton Civic Hall
13th Manchester O2Apollo
15th Glasgow O2 Academy
17th London Wembley Arena
* with Kings of Leon
The band release a new single,Holy Ghost, on Monday June 27th 2011 through Fiction Records. The single is a reworked version of the track which features on their 2nd album ‘Ritual’, released earlier this year.
‘Ritual’ was released in January of this year; the album reached number 3 in the U.K. album charts, charted top 10 in many countries worldwide and made the top 20 in the U.S. i-Tunes chart.
White Lies are:Harry McVeigh (vocals / guitar), Charles Cave (bass) & Jack Brown(drums).