Band confirm their first headlining jaunt

The Long Blondes have announced details of their first headlining tour.

The band, who are currently recording their debut album with former Pulp member and M.I.A producer Steve Mackay, will play dates across the country throughout October.

The band will be play the Radio1/ NME tent at the Carling Reading and Leeds Festival between August 25-27.

They then play the following tour :

Norwich Arts Centre (October 1)

Stoke Sugarmill (2)

Manchester Academy 3 (4)

Leeds Cockpit (5)

Newcastle Northumbria Uni (7)

Aberdeen Lemon Tree (9)

Glasgow Oran Mor (10)

Belfast Speak Easy (11)

Dublin Crawdaddy (12)

Liverpool University (13)

Oxford Zodiac (15)

Nottingham Rescue Rooms (16)

London Mean Fiddler (17)

Cambridge Junction (18)

Cardiff University (22)

Bristol Thekla (23)

Brighton Concorde 2 (26)

Southampton Joiners (27)

Birmingham Carling Academy 2 (28)

Sheffield The Foundry (29)

For ticket availability go to NME.COM/Gigs.