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The View, Black Kids, Howling Bells and Roots Manuva are to play Shockwaves NME Awards shows in February next year.

Ida Maria, Tricky, Iglu & Hartly and The Wombats will play shows in Manchester and Glasgow, having already being announced London headline shows as part of the gig series.

The bands join the likes of Franz Ferdinand, Simian Mobile Disco and Mystery Jets, who have also been confirmed to perform.

The Shockwaves NME Awards shows 2009 announced so far are:

Franz Ferdinand – London Heaven (January 20)

The Gaslight Anthem, Frank Turner, The Polar Bear Club – London Shepherds Bush Empire (February 8)

Howling Bells – London Islington Academy (9)

The View – London KOKO (10)

Ida Maria – London KOKO (11)

Ida Maria – Manchester Club Academy (12)

Simian Mobile Disco, Chrome Hoof – London KOKO (12)

Mystery Jets, Little Boots – London Shepherds Bush Empire (13)

Ida Maria – Glasgow Garage (13)

Black Lips, Vivian Girls – London Islington Academy (15)

Secret Machines – London Islington Academy (16)

Iglu And Hartly – London Islington Academy (17)

Black Kids, Boy Crisis, Passion Pit – London KOKO (18)

Tricky – Manchester Club Academy (18)

Iglu & Hartly – Manchester Academy 3 (18)

Tricky – Glasgow Arches (19)

Iglu & Hartly – Glasgow QMU (19)

Roots Manuva – London KOKO (19)

Tricky – London Shepherds Bush Empire (20)

The Wombats – London Shepherds Bush Empire (23)

The Wombats – Manchester Academy (24)

Metronomy – London KOKO (24)

The Wombats – Glasgow Barrowlands (26)

To check the availability of Shockwaves NME Awards shows 2009 tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/GIGS now, or call 0871 230 1094.

The Shockwaves NME Awards 2009 themselves will take place at London Brixton Academy on February 25 next year.

Head to the Shockwaves NME Awards 2009 voting page now to have your say on who should take home the gongs at the event.

Plus, tickets are on sale now for the Shockwaves NME Awards Tour with Glasvegas, White Lies, Friendly Fires and Florence And The Machine and for the Shockwaves NME Awards Big Gig at the O2 Arena in London, which will be headlined by the 2009 Godlike Geniuses, The Cure.