Tickets for Bloc Party’s October UK tour onsale today

Kele Okereke and co will play eight UK shows later this year

Tickets for Bloc Party‘s UK tour go onsale today (June 22) at 9am (GMT).

The band, who will release their new album ‘Four’ in August, will play eight shows later this year.

The run of shows kicks off on October 12 at O2 Academy Newcastle and runs until October 20, when the band headline Cambridge Corn Exchange.

‘Four’ is the band’s first album since 2008 and will be released on August 20. It has been produced by Death Cab For Cutie/The Mars Volta knob twiddler Alex Newport.

Bloc Party will play:

O2 Academy Newcastle (October 12)
O2 Academy Leeds (13)
O2 Academy Glasgow (14)
O2 Academy Birmingham (15)
Southampton Guildhall (17)
O2 Academy Bristol (18)
Manchester Warehouse Project (19)
Cambridge Corn Exchange (20)

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