STROKES AND STRIPES!

The groups play shows in their native New York and Detroit...

THE STROKES and White Stripes are to play co-headline dates in their native towns of NEW YORK and DETROIT.

The bands are to play four live shows in August, the first being confirmed for the New York Radio City Music Hall on August 15.

According to the official White Stripes website, www.whitestripes.com , the dates will see The Strokes headline in New York, and White Stripes headline in their hometown, Detroit.

The Detroit shows take place at the city’s Chene Park (August 9) and Clutch Cargo’s (currently scheduled for August 8). The other New York date is at Irving Plaza, and is likely to take place on August 16.

The Strokes and White Stripes are both confirmed for this year’s Carling Weekend festivals in Reading and Leeds over the August Bank Holiday weekend (August 23-25).