The Raconteurs extend UK tour due to demand

Jack White's band in demand

Jack White and Brendan Benson’s band The Raconteurs have added an extra London date to their winter UK tour.

As previously reported on NME.COM, the band, who are set to appear at the Carling Weekend: Reading and Leeds Festivals on August 25-27, will return to Britain in October for a full tour.

And, after selling out their Brixton Academy date on October 19, they will now play the same venue the following night.

The tour calls at:

Glasgow Academy (October 14)

Manchester Apollo (15)

Newcastle Academy (18)

London Brixton Academy (19/20)

Bristol Colston Hall (22)

Nottingham Rock City (23)

Wolverhampton Civic Hall (24)

Liverpool University (25)

For ticket availability go to NME.COM/Gigs.

Meanwhile the group have been confirmed to play at the upcoming MTV Video Music Awards, which are held on August 31.