Pete Doherty adds two dates to solo UK tour

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New gigs in Aberdeen and Glasgow confirmed for Libertines man

Pete Doherty has added two additional gigs to his forthcoming UK tour.

As confirmed, Doherty has announced a series of shows in the UK in May. Starting at Bristol Academy on May 11, Doherty will also play gigs at Galsgow Barrowland, Albert Hall in Manchester and two nights in east London at Hackney Empire.

New dates announced this morning (March 21) are for Aberdeen and Newcastle. Doherty will play Aberdeen Garage on May 14 with a gig at Newcastle’s Riverside venue on May 16. Tickets for both dates go on sale at 9am Wednesday (March 23). Tickets for all other dates remain available though the Glasgow Barrowlands date is sold out.

Pete Doherty will play:

Bristol, Academy (May 11)
Glasgow, Barrowland (May 13)
Aberdeen, Garage (May 14)
Newcastle, Riverside (May 16)
Manchester, Albert Hall (May 17)
London, Hackney Empire (May 19-20)

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Doherty is currently on tour in Europe with The Libertines and will appear with Carl Barât at John Cale’s performance of ‘The Velvet Underground & Nico’ in Paris on April 3. He is also expected to release the follow up to 2009 debut ‘Grace/ Wastelands’ at some point in 2016.

It was reported earlier this year that the album has the working title ‘Flags Of The Old Regime’. A single, ‘The Whole World Is Our Playground’, will be released on limited edition 12” vinyl on Record Store Day (April 16).

‘Flags Of The Old Regime’ is the name of an Amy Winehouse tribute single Doherty released in 2015 with proceeds going to the Amy Winehouse Foundation. See below for footage of that song being performed acoustically.
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