January 21, 2014 9:30
Chvrches join line-up for NME Awards Shows 2014 with Austin, Texas
Telegram, Theo Verney and Raglans also added to series of gigs taking place throughout February
The initial line-up of gigs, which also includes headline dates from Phoenix, Parquet Courts, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club and Speedy Ortiz, will take place at various venues around London between February 2-25 next year.
Chvrches join the line up with their gig at Scala on February 17 while hotly tipped London band Telegram will co-headline Electrowerkz on February 19 with Childhood.
Other new additions to the line up include Theo Verney joining the support bill for Superfood (Oslo, February 19), Radkey (Sebright Arms, 23) and Raglans being added to the bill for The Strypes (O2 Shepherds Bush Empire, 13). Tickets for all of the new dates are on sale now. See below for ticket details.
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club will start the series of shows with a performance at Electric Ballroom on February 3. Warpaint, who released their second album earlier this week (January 20), will also headline KOKO in Camden on February 18 with Birmingham band Swim Deep headlining the same venue the previous night. Drenge, who have supported Arctic Monkeys and broke into the Top 40 with their self-titled debut album earlier this year, will play live at Scala on February 20.
Elsewhere, Parquet Courts will headline Camden's Electric Ballroom (February 16) while Au Revoir Simone play live at The Garage on February 20.
Meanwhile, new bands such as Pup, Slaves, The Family Rain, Cheatahs, Only Real, Speedy Ortiz and The Orwells all headline shows in the run. Fat White Family, who recently appeared on the Monster NME Radar tour, will play the last of the series of gigs when they headline Electrowerkz on February 25.
The NME Awards Shows 2014 with Austin, Texas are as follows:
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Electric Ballroom (February 3)
Pup, The Miller (5)
Phoenix, O2 Academy Brixton (5)
Slaves, The Black Heart (6)
The Family Rain, The Garage (11)
Courtney Barnett, Sebright Arms (12)
Cheatahs, Birthdays (12)
The Strypes, O2 Shepherds Bush Empire (13)
Only Real, The Lexington (14)
Parquet Courts, Electric Ballroom (16)
Swim Deep, Koko (17)
Chvrches, Scala (17)
Speedy Ortiz, Birthdays (18)
Warpaint, Koko (18)
Childhood, Electrowerkz (19)
Superfood, Oslo (19)
Au Revoir Simone, The Garage (20)
Drenge, Scala (20)
Eyedress, Sebright Arms (21)
Radkey, Sebright Arms (23)
The Orwells, The 100 Club (24)
Circa Waves, The Sebright Arms (24)
Brody Dalle, Hoxton Bar & Kitchen (24)
Fat White Family, Electrowerkz (25)
To check the availability of NME Awards Shows 2014 tickets and get all the latest listings, head to NME.COM/tickets.
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