The former Lemonhead plays ten dates in May...

EVAN DANDO is following the release of his first album in seven years by embarking on a ten-date tour of the UK and Ireland in May.

The ex-Lemonhead, who releases his debut solo effort ‘Baby I’m Bored’ on Monday (March 17), starts the tour in Cork on March 3, finishing up in London on May 15.

The tour calls at:

Cork Half Moon Theatre (May 3)

Limerick Dolan’s Warehouse (4)

Dublin The Village (5)

Glasgow University Union (7)

Birmingham Academy 2 (8)

Manchester University (9)

Sheffield Leadmill (10)

Brighton Concorde 2 (12)

Bristol Anson Rooms (13)

London Shepherds Bush Empire (15)

To buy tickets for the UK dates, [url=]click here or call the NME Ticketline on 0870 1 663 663.

Dando will also be performing two acoustic instore shows next week at the Buchanan St Virgin Megastore, Glasgow at 5.30pm on March 18 and the London Oxford Street HMV on March 19 at 6pm.