The band announce a massive tour...

THE BEES have announced details of a massive UK and Irish tour.

The group, who will appear at this year’s V Festival, will follow the dates with their own headline dates in September and October in support of their album ’Free The Bees’.

The shows are at:

Leeds Cockpit (September 23)

Glasgow King Tuts (24)

Edinburgh Venue (25)

Aberdeen Lemon Tree (26)

Newcastle Northumbria University (28)

Manchester University (29)

Keele University (30)

Leicester Princess Charlotte (October 2)

Birmingham Academy 2 (3)

Cambridge Junction (5)

Northampton Roadmender (6)

Liverpool University (8)

Nottingham Rescue Room (9)

Bristol Fleece (11)

Exeter University Lemon Grove (12)

Reading Fez (13)

Sheffield University ( 14)

Oxford Zodiac (16)

Cardiff University (17)

Brighton Concorde 2 (18)

Norwich Waterfront (19)

London Camden Electric Ballroom (21)

Derry Nerve Centre (23)

Belfast Limelight (24)

Dublin Village (25)

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