Kasabian announce Glastonbury warm-up show

The band have added a new, low-key live date in June

Kasabian have announced a warm-up show for their homecoming show in Leicester and their headline slot at this year’s Glastonbury festival.

The Leicester band will play at Plymouth Pavilions on June 17, with tickets going on sale this Friday (May 23).

Meanwhile, Kasabian tonight (May 20) begin a short tour of Scotland before headlining the In New Music We Trust stage at Radio 1’s One Big Weekend on May 25. The event takes place between May 24-25 on Glasgow Green. In the run up to the festival Kasabian will play gigs in Dundee, Dunfermline and Kilmarnock.

The band’s forthcoming fifth album, ’48:13′, is due for release on June 9. The LP is named for its running time, which is a total of 48 minutes and 13 seconds. Having already revealed the video for the first single from the album, ‘Eez-eh’, Kasabian last week debuted brand new track ‘Bumblebee’ on Later…With Jools Holland – click below to watch.

Kasabian will play:

Kilmarnock Grand Hall (May 20)
Dunfermline Alhambra Theatre (22)
Dundee Caird Hall (23)
Glasgow Green, Radio 1’s One Big Weekend (25)
Plymouth Pavilions (June 17)
Leicester Victoria Park (21)
Glastonbury festival (29)