The Black Keys to play NME Awards Show – 21 events announced so far

Bands join Justice, The Drums, Slow Club and Pure Love in playing one-off London shows in February 2012

The Black Keys to play NME Awards Show – 21 events announced so far

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The Black Keys have been added to the line-up of one-off London shows which will take place as part of the 2012 NME Awards Shows.

The band, who release their seventh studio album 'El Camino' on Monday (December 5), will headline London's Alexandra Palace on February 11 2012. You can watch the video for the band's new single 'Lonely Boy' by scrolling down to the bottom of the page and clicking.

Tickets for The Black Keys' gig will go onsale on Friday (December 2) at 9am (GMT).

To check the availability of NME Awards London Shows tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/TICKETS now, or call 0844 858 6765.

The 2012 NME Awards Shows will also feature Justice playing a five date UK tour, on which they will showcase their second studio album 'Audio, Video, Disco'.

The dates begins at O2 Academy in Bristol on February 9, with the duo then moving on to play shows in London, Birmingham and Glasgow, before finishing up at Manchester Academy on February 13.

Justice will play:

O2 Academy Bristol (February 9)
O2 Academy Brixton London (10)
O2 Academy Birmingham (11)
O2 Academy Glasgow (12)
Manchester Academy (13)


To check the availability of Justice's NME Awards Shows tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/TICKETS now, or call 0844 858 6765.

Marina And The Diamonds, The Drums and former Gallows man Frank Carter's new outfit Pure Love will also play one-off London shows as part of the 2012 NME Awards Shows.

Kurt Vile, Totally Enourmous Extinct Dinosaurs, The Big Pink, Alabama Shakes and tUnE-yArDs will also all play gigs in February as part of the build-up to the NME Awards.

The full list of gigs is as follows:

Charli XCX, Lexington (8)
Slow Club, Heaven (9)
The Black Keys, Alexandra Palace (11)
Pure Love, Bush Hall (14)
Band Of Skulls, XOYO (15)
Tune-Yards, O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire (15)
Totally Enourmous Extinct Dinosaurs, Heaven (16)
The Big Pink, Garage (20)
Kurt Vile, Koko (21)
Alabama Shakes, Boston Arms (22)
The Jezebels, Koko (22)
Oh Land, Heaven (23)
Little Dragon, Forum (24)
S.C.U.M, Bush Hall (24)
Marina And The Diamonds, O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire (26)
The Drums, Roundhouse (27)


To check the availability of NME Awards London Shows tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/TICKETS now, or call 0844 858 6765.

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