The band announce a massive UK tour...

Athlete have confirmed details of an autumn UK tour.

The band will follow their appearances at this summer’s V Festival in August with dates in October and November.

One of the shows is the first gig announced at the new Newcastle Carling Academy.

The tour visits:

Manchester Carling Apollo (October 26)

Newcastle Carling Academy (27)

Glasgow Academy (28)

Edinburgh Corn Exchange (29)

London Carling Hammersmith Apollo (November 1)

Derby Assembly Rooms (4)

Cambridge Corn Exchange (5)

Portsmouth Guildhall (6)

Plymouth Pavilion (7)

Bristol Colston Hall (9)

Birmingham Carling Academy (11)

Newport Centre (12)

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