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Scouting For Girls announce UK tour (2010)

Scouting For Girls

Story by Jack Foley

SCOUTING For Girls have announced details of a full UK and Irish Spring tour, including a night at London’s Hammersmith Apollo.

The British pop band will head out on a 22-date tour in April to coincide with the release of their second album, Everybody Wants To Be On TV, on April 12.

Frontman Roy Stride said: “Having spent the past year locked in the studio, we cannot wait to get out there and do what we do best. We are so excited about this tour – it should be our greatest yet.

“We’ve been practicing hard since Christmas and have even drafted in a new musician to create an even bigger sound live. We think the new songs sound immense and of course we’ll play plenty of the old favourites, with a few surprises too!”

Tickets have been on sale to Wolfcub members through the band’s official website, since February 1, and are on general sale from 9am on February 5.

Tickets for all shows will be £22.50, and £24.50 for London.

Scouting For Girls release new single This Ain’t A Love Song on March 29 through Epic Records.

The tour dates are (all April and May 2010):

19 – Savoy Theatre, Cork
20 – Dolans, Limerick
21 – Mandela Hall, Belfast
23 – Olympia Theatre, Dublin
24 – TF Royal, Castlebar
28 – Royal Centre, Nottingham
29 – University, Liverpool
30 – O2 Academy, Birmingham

2 – City Hall, Newcastle
3 – HMV Picture House, Edinburgh
4 – Academy, Glasgow
6 – O2 Academy, Leeds
7 – Apollo, Manchester
8 – Empress Ballroom, Blackpool
10 – O2 Academy, Sheffield
11 – Oasis, Swindon
12 – Colston Hall, Bristol
14 – Solent, Bournemouth
15 – Pavilions, Plymouth
16 – Guildhall, Portsmouth
19 – HMV Hammersmith Apollo, London
24 – Centre, Brighton