Bloc Party announce their second UK tour of the year

The band visit bigger venues this time

Bloc Party have announced details of a new UK tour.

The band, who are currently on a long jaunt through Britain, will play bigger venues on the six shows in the spring.

The dates are at:

Glasgow Academy (April 14)

Wolverhampton Civic Hall (15)

Plymouth Pavilions (16)

Blackpool Empress Ballroom (18)

London Brixton Academy (19,20)

Support on all dates comes from Mahogany, while Biffy Clyro will also play all dates excepy Glasgow, when The Maccabees will be on the bill.

Tickets go on sale on Friday (February 16) at 9am.

To check ticket availability and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/GIGS now.

The band’s second album, ‘A Weekend In The City’, entered the UK chart at Number Two on Sunday (February 11).