The Maccabees announce mammoth UK tour - ticket details

Band hit the road for new 'Given To The Wild' dates

Video: The Maccabees - 'Our New Songs Don't Even Have Names'

The Maccabees are embarking on a mammoth tour in spring 2012.

The band have announced a 12-date trek around the UK kicking off at Edinburgh HMV Picture House on March 5. It will wrap up at Cambridge Corn Exchange on the 19.

Tickets for the shows go on sale at 9am on Friday (December 16). To check availability of The Maccabees tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/TICKETS now, or call 0871 230 1094.

They will play:

Edinburgh HMV Picture House (March 5)
Middlesbrough Town Hall (7)
Nottingham Rock City (8)
Brighton Dome (9)
O2 Academy Leeds (10)
O2 Academy Liverpool (12)
O2 Academy Bristol (13)
Norwich UEA (14)
Southampton Guildhall (16)
Cardiff University (17)
Wolverhampton Civic Hall (18)
Cambridge Corn Exchange (19)

Before that The Maccabees will play a series of already announced gigs next month to coincide with the release of their third studio album 'Given To The Wild' on January 9.

You can watch a video interview with The Maccabees discussing their album at this summer's Bestival by scrolling up the page and clicking. Their new single 'Pelican' can also be heard below.

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