The Walkmen announce October UK and Ireland tour – ticket details

Band will take new album 'Heaven' out on the road later this year

The Walkmen announce October UK and Ireland tour – ticket details

Photo: Richard Johnson/NME

The Walkmen have announced a full UK and Ireland tour for later this year.

The New York band, who will release their brand new album 'Heaven' on June 4, will play five shows in October.

The run kicks off at Birmingham's HMV Institute on October 27 and runs until November 1, when the band headline London's HMV Forum.

The album has been produced by Phil Ek (Fleet Foxes, The Shins, Modest Mouse) and features Fleet Foxes' Robin Pecknold contributing harmonies to two tracks. It is the band's seventh album and you can hear the first single 'Heartbreaker' by scrolling down to the bottom of the page and clicking.

Speaking about the follow-up to 2010's 'Lisbon', frontman Hamilton Leithauser said: "We felt like it was time to make a bigger, more generous statement."

The band will also preview the album with a sold-out London show at the Village Underground on June 12, and, are confirmed to play this summer's Green Man Festival.

The Walkmen will play:

Birmingham HMV Institute (October 27)
O2 ABC Glasgow (28)
Dublin Vicar Street (29)
Manchester HMV Ritz (30)
London HMV Forum (November 1)


To check the availability of The Walkmen tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/TICKETS now, or call 0871 230 1094.


Read More On This Artist

Video: The Walkmen - '60 Second' Interview

More News
Parquet Courts reveal first collaboration with PC Worship – hear 'Fell Into The Wrong...
Wiley to release new album 'Snakes & Ladders' on Monday
Dave Sitek: 'Liam Gallagher should get back in the studio with me' – watch
Slipknot's Corey Taylor dismisses Gene Simmons' 'rock is finally dead' comments
Paolo Nutini cancels London and Cardiff gigs through illness
Unreleased Burial track 'Lambeth' to feature on new Hyperdub compilation
Calvin Harris to host new album listening parties in black cabs
Foo Fighters preview new track 'Congregation' – listen
Young Fathers on the Mercury Prize: 'We believed we were going to win'
Faris Badwan showcases new label Raft Records with Puffer at Jack Rocks The Macbeth
Michael Eavis rules out possibility of Queen or Fleetwood Mac headlining Glastonbury in 2015
Nas references Prince Charles plus 'tea, biscuits and crumpets' in new track
Pitbull recruits Paul McCartney and Michelle Obama for new TV show
Eminem reveals tracklist for 'Shady XV' compilation album
Jack White discusses jazz and blues records of Paramount Records at Yale University - watch
Phil Collins calls Adele a 'slippery little fish' after being dropped from her new album
Ant & Dec to host Brit Awards for first time in 14 years in 2015
Lil Wayne says his new album is delayed because he's been 'skating too much'
Young Fathers: 'Mercury Prize victory will not change anything'
Pink Floyd's Dave Gilmour to release solo album in 2015
Brian Eno shares previously unreleased track 'Prague' - listen
Sun Kil Moon's Mark Kozelek releases second War On Drugs diss track 'Adam Granofsky...

More News

Comments

Please login to add your comment.

Latest Tickets - Booking Now
 
Know Your NME
 

 
NME Store & Framed Prints
Inside NME.COM