Expect the band to play tracks from their eagerly awaited debut album 'The Lost Riots' at the pub gig tonight...

Hope Of The States are to play a secret gig in LONDON tonight (May 6).

The band, who release new single ’The Red The White The Black The Blue’ on May 24, will play at The Duke Of Clarence pub, Islington. The venue is a firm favourite with Libertines for their impromptu appearances.

Frontman Sam Herlihy, and violinist Mike Siddell will appear, playing a stripped down set.

The band’s debut album ’The Lost Riots’ is released on June 7.

The band’s official tour dates are:

Oxford Zodiac (May 16)

Nottingham Rescue Rooms (17)

Leicester Charlotte (18)

Birmingham Academy 2 (19)

Glasgow King Tuts (21)

Sheffield Leadmill (22)

Liverpool Academy 2 (23)

Portsmouth Wedgewood Rooms (25)

London Scala (26)