The Vaccines hit The Road – European, US Festival Appearances plus New UK Dates Added

The Vaccines hit The Road – European, US Festival Appearances plus New UK Dates Added

VaccinesmenuFollowing 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.


vaccines2011shot1Tickets for the shows go on sale on Friday 1st July via 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.

Entertaining crowds near you!

For the record The Vaccines are: Arni Arnason (bass), Freddie Cowan (guitar / vocals), Pete Robertson(drums) & Justin Young (vocals / guitar).

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The Vaccines hit The Road – European, US Festival Appearances plus New UK Dates Added