New bands to be showcased at free gigs for students

The Noisettes and GoodBooks are among the acts featuring on the first ViceLive Tour, which will be free for students.

The six-date tour which will showcase emerging talent, starts on March 7 in The Plug, Sheffield and will entertain a student only crowd.

Other artists set to feature on one of the six bills include Kid Harpoon, Foals, Fear of Flying and Assembly Now.

Students can apply for free tickets at Vicelivetour.com. If they are successful they will be informed of when they can collect them from their nearest TopShop.

The cities, venues, dates and bands include:

Sheffield The Plug (March 7)

Leeds Faversham (8)

London 93 ft East (9)

Birmingham Custard Factory (14)

Manchester Sankeys (15)

Glasgow The Arches (16)