The Cribs announce May UK tour - ticket details

Band have lined up six dates in support of their fifth studio album

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The Cribs have announced a UK tour for May.

The Wakefield trio, who are currently putting the finishing touches to their as yet untitled fifth studio album, will play six shows across the country.

These begin at Nottingham Rock City on May 7 and run until May 13, when the band will headline Eastbourne's Winter Gardens venue.

The band's new album is the follow-up to their new 2009 LP 'Ignore The Ignorant'. It is the band's first album since former Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr left the band last year and has been produced by Dave Fridmann (Mercury Rev, The Flaming Lips) and Steve Albini (Nirvana, Pixies).

You can watch a video interview with The Cribs from last summer's Latitude Festival by scrolling down to the bottom of the page and clicking.

The band are also confirmed to play an intimate London show as part of the annual run of NME Awards Shows. They will play London's ULU on February 28.

The Cribs will play:

Nottingham Rock City (May 7)
London Troxy (8)
O2 Academy Bristol (9)
Glasgow Barrowlands (11)
Manchester Academy (12)
Eastbourne Winter Gardens (13)


Tickets go onsale on Friday (February 17) at 9am (GMT). To check the availability of The Cribs tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/TICKETS now, or call 0871 230 1094.

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