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The Drums announce UK winter tour (2010)

The Drums

Story by Jack Foley

THE Drums have announced their first full headline tour of the UK in November, including a night at The Forum in London.

In addition, they will be re-releasing the single and live favourite Let’s Go Surfing on August 16.

Having played two wildly received sold out headline shows at Heaven, London last week, the band’s currently gearing up for all the main UK summer festivals, including Glastonbury, Reading/Leeds, T in the Park, Oxegen and their support slot with Kings of Leon at Hyde Park, London on June 30.

Pre-sale tickes for the November dates will be available from 9am on Wednesday June 16 before they go on general sale on Friday, June 18, at 9am. Prices range from £11.50 regionally to £12.50 for London.

The new tour dates are (all November and December 2010):

24 – London HMV Forum
26 – Bristol Anson Rooms
27 – Birmingham HMV Institute
29 – Glasgow ABC
30 – Belfast, Mandela Hall

1 – Dublin, Academy
3 – Newcastle Northumbria Uni
4 – Leeds, Metropolitan University
5 – Nottingham Rock City
6 – Manchester Academy 2

Previously announced UK dates are:

27 – Glastonbury
29 – Junction, Cambridge
30 – Hyde Park, London w/Kings of Leon

10 – Oyegen, Ireland
11 – T in the Park

28 & 29 – Reading/Leeds Festival

Read our review of The Drums’ debut album