Special gigs take place in London throughout February 2014
The exclusive presale for this year’s NME Awards shows with Austin, Texas begin from 9am this morning (4 December).
The line-up of gigs, which also includes headline dates from Parquet Courts, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club and Speedy Ortiz, will take place at various venues around London between February 2-25 next year. Exclusive pre-sale tickets go on sale 9am today (Wednesday December 4) at NME.COM/tickets and are available on general sale via other retailers on Friday December 6.
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club will start the series of shows with a performance at Electric Ballroom on February 3. Warpaint, who release their second album in January, will also headline KOKO in Camden on February 18 with Birmingham band Swim Deep headlining the same venue the previous night. Drenge, who have supported Arctic Monkeys and broke into the Top 40 with their self-titled debut album earlier this year, will play live at Scala on February 20.
Elsewhere, Parquet Courts will headline Camden’s Electric Ballroom (February 16) while Au Revoir Simone play live at The Garage on February 20.
Meanwhile, new bands such as Pup, Slaves, The Family Rain, Cheatahs, Only Real, Speedy Ortiz and The Orwells all headline shows in the run. Fat White Family, who recently appeared on the Monster NME Radar tour, will play the last of the series of gigs when they headline Electrowerkz on February 25.
The NME Awards Shows 2014 with Austin, Texas are as follows:
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Electric Ballroom (February 3)
Pup, The Miller (5)
Slaves, The Black Heart (6)
The Family Rain, The Garage (11)
Courtney Barnett, Sebright Arms (12)
Cheatahs, Birthdays (12)
Only Real, The Lexington (14)
Parquet Courts, Electric Ballroom (16)
Swim Deep, Koko (17)
Speedy Ortiz, Birthdays (18)
Warpaint, Koko (18)
Au Revoir Simone, The Garage (20)
Drenge, Scala (20)
Eyedress, Sebright Arms (21)
The Orwells, The 100 Club (24)
Fat White Family, Electrowerkz (25)