First wave of Shockwaves NME Awards Shows announced

Hadouken!, Yeasayer and Simian Mobile Disco among first names for next year's gigs

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The first wave of Shockwaves NME Awards Shows for next year has been announced.

The annual month of gigs, which takes place every February in the run up to the awards ceremony itself – to be held this year on February 24 at the O2 Academy Brixton – will yet again take over London, and NME.COM can reveal the first names confirmed to play.

This year's shows will include the likes of Simian Mobile Disco, Hadouken! and Yeasayer, with more dates, acts and support acts set to be announced soon.

The first shows to be announced are:

Miike Snow London Scala (February 2)
Hadouken! London Scala (3)
Simian Mobile Disco matter (20)
New Young Pony Club Islington Academy (22)
Yeasayer London Heaven (23)
Girls London Scala (23)

Tickets go on sale tomorrow morning (November 27) from 9am (GMT), exclusively through NME.COM.

To check the availability of Shockwaves NME Awards Show tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/TICKETS now, or call 0871 230 1094.

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