Ash, Beta Band and Feeder to play the shows formerly known as 'The Brats'...

ASH, THE BETA BAND, and Feeder have been added to the NME Carling Premier Shows at London WC2 Astoria from January 25-31.

The Betas will play on January 25 while Feeder will play on January 26, and Ash on January 31 as part of a Radio 1 Evening Session night presented by DJ Steve Lamacq.

They join Asian Dub Foundation (January 27), Embrace(28), Elastica (29), Shack, Les Rythmes Digitales, Campag Velocet and Coldplay (30) in a week-long series of gigs.

Other acts are still to be announced, and we’ll reveal all here on over the next few weeks.

For tickets, ring the NME Virgin Cola 24-Hour Ticketline on 0870 1 663 663. All calls are charged at the national standard rate.