The massive-selling singer plays UK dates around her appearance at the V Festival...

Dido has announced a batch of UK shows around her headlining appearance at this year’s V FESTIVAL.

The star will play seven dates, including a trio of nights at London Brixton Academy.

The full list of dates is as follows:

Manchester Carling Apollo (August 14)

London Brixton Carling Academy (17, 18, 19)

Cardiff International Arena (27)

Glasgow SECC (28)

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