James reunite for comeback tour

Manchester baggyists return after five-year hiatus

James have announced plans to reform and embark on a UK Spring tour.

The Manchester six-piece, who have not played together since Tim Booth left the band at the end of 2001, are to play five dates in April.

James, who recorded ten studio albums and had 20 Top Forty singles in the late 80s and early 90s, will be supported by ‘Best Midlands’ newcomers The Twang.


They will play:

Glasgow Academy (April 21)

Newcastle Academy (23)

Birmingham Academy (24)

London Brixton Academy (27)

Manchester MEN Arena (28)


Tickets go on sale on Friday (January 26) from 9am. To check ticket availability and get all the latest listings after then, go to NME.COM/GIGS.