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Mumford & Sons announce 2010 UK tour

Mumford & Sons

Story by Jack Foley

BRITISH folk rockers Mumford & Sons have announced details of a new UK tour for next year.

The shows in March will be the band’s biggest headline shows to date, and include a night at Shepherd’s Bush Empire.

The tour follows widespread critical acclaim for their recently released debut album, Sigh No More, which entered the UK album chart at 11.

The band’s recently announced London Winter Fair show at St Martin In The Fields Church sold-out in just two minutes.

Mumford & Sons release their new single, Winter Winds on December 7, and conclude the year with a set of dates across India.

Tickets for the March headline tour are now on pre-sale and go on general sale from Friday morning (November 27) through www.mumfordandsons.com

Tickets are £12 (£14 London).

The tour dates are (all March 2010:

3 – Glasgow ABC
4 – Manchester Academy 2
6 – Wolverhampton Wulfrun
7 – Newcastle University
9 – Liverpool Academy
10 – Cambridge Junction
12 – Brighton Corn Exchange
13 – London Shepherd’s Bush Empire
16 – Edinburgh Queen’s Hall
18 – Dublin The Academy
20 – Belfast Spring & Airbrake