ATHLETE’S DOUBLE DATE

The Mercury Music Prize nominees add a second night at Shepherds Bush Empire due to demand...

MERCURY MUSIC PRIZE nominees Athlete have announced a second LONDON date to their winter UK tour after the first night sold out.

The south London-based popsters, whose debut album ‘Vehicles & Animals’ will compete with 11 other albums for the prestigious award in September, play a second night at Shepherds Bush Empire on October 25 after selling out the previous night.

The revised dates are at:

Birmingham Academy 2 (October 7)

Norwich Waterfront (8)

Sheffield Leadmill (9)

Manchester University (10)

Newcastle Northumbria University (12)

Edinburgh Liquid Rooms (13)

Glasgow Garage (14)

Leeds Met University (16)

Liverpool Academy 2 (17)

Bristol University (18)

Cardiff University (19)

Exeter University Lemon Grove (21)

Southampton University (22)

Brighton Concorde 2 (23)

London Shepherds Bush Empire (24/25)

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