The band will play seven UK shows this October

Post-punk band The Pop Group have announced their first ever UK tour.

The Bristol group – who formed in 1978 and split in 1980 before getting back together again in 2010 – will head out on a seven date tour this October, in support of a October 20 reissue of their 1980 album ‘We Are Time’ and ‘Cabinet of Curiosities’, a nine-track compilation of rarities and previously unreleased material.

The band will be performing ‘We Are Time’ in full on the tour, which starts at Edinburgh Voodoo Rooms on October 20, with shows in Nottingham, Manchester, Bristol, Leeds and Brighton, finishing up at London’s Islington Assembly Hall on October 26. Tickets go on sale July 25.

The Pop Group will play:

Edinburgh Voodoo Rooms (October 20)
Nottingham Bodega Social Club (21)
Manchester Gorilla (22)
Bristol Anson Rooms (23)
Leeds Brudenell Social Club (24)
Brighton Sticky Mike’s Frog Bar (25)
London Islington Assembly Hall (26)

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