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NME Awards Shows 2009: New acts added

Iglu And Hartly

Story by Jack Foley

THE View, Black Kids, Howling Bells and Roots Manuva have all been added to the line-up for the Shockwaves NME Awards shows in February 2009, joining the likes of Ida Maria, Iglu & Hartly (pictured) and The Wombats at venues around the capital.

Franz Ferdinand, Simian Mobile Disco and Mystery Jets have also been confirmed to perform at various venues, with further acts to be announced in due course.

So far, the London leg of the NME Awards Shows has been confirmed as follows…

January
20 – Franz Ferdinand – London Heaven

February
8 – The Gaslight Anthem, Frank Turner, The Polar Bear Club – London Shepherds Bush Empire
9 – Howling Bells – London Islington Academy
10 – The View – London KOKO
11 – Ida Maria – London KOKO
12 – Simian Mobile Disco, Chrome Hoof – London KOKO
13 – Mystery Jets, Little Boots – London Shepherds Bush Empire
15 – Black Lips, Vivian Girls – London Islington Academy
16 – Secret Machines – London Islington Academy
17 – Iglu And Hartly – London Islington Academy
18 – Black Kids, Boy Crisis, Passion Pit – London KOKO
19 – Roots Manuva – London KOKO
20 – Tricky – London Shepherds Bush Empire
23 – The Wombats – London Shepherds Bush Empire
24 – Metronomy – London KOKO

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