Russell Brand announces big tour

ShockWaves NME Awards presenter hits the road

ShockWaves NME Awards Show host Russell Brand is set to head out on a nationwide tour.

The BBC 6Music and MTV presenter, who memorably traded insults with Bob Geldof at this year’s awards, will take his stand-up show across the country from October.

He plays:

London Shepherd’s Bush Empire (October 9,10)

Southampton Guildhall (February 3)

Oxford New Theatre (4)

Manchester Opera House (5)

Leicester De Montfort Hall (10)

Milton Keynes (11)

Telford The Place (17)

Liverpool Empire (18)

Birmingham Alexandra Theatre (19)

Newcastle City Hall (24)

Leeds Grand Opera House (25)

Sheffield City Hall (26)

Portsmouth Guild Hall (March 3)

Cardiff St. David’s Hall (4)

Wycombe Swan (5)

Glasgow Academy (10)

Nottingham Royal Center (12)

Derby Assembly Rooms (17)

Bristol Hippodrome (18)

Reading Hexagon (19)

Warwick Arts Centre (24)

Peterborough Broadway (25)

Wolverhampton Civic Hall (26)

Ispwich Regent (31)

Dartford Orchard (April 1)

Cambridge Corn Exchange (2)

For ticket availability go to NME.COM/Gigs.

Brand also plays a sold out show at KOKO in London with Noel Gallagher on November 2. For Pities Sake Focus is a fundraiser for anti-drugs charity Focus.