Kate Nash’s US NME Awards Tour grows

Trachtenburg Family Slideshow Players join North American tour

Kate Nash is set to be joined on the US NME Awards Tour by support band The Trachtenburg Family Slideshow Players, NME.COM can announce.

The self-styled “indie-vaudeville conceptual art-rock pop band” will join Nash as the British touring fixture – which has given breaks to the likes of Kaiser Chiefs and Franz Ferdinand in the past – heads to North America for the first time.

See Slideshowplayers.com for more information on the band.

The tour is taking place to celebrate the NME Awards moving across the Atlantic for the first time, with this year’s ceremony to be held at Los AngelesEl Ray Theatre on April 23.

More information on the NME Awards 2008 can be found in NME.COM’s dedicated US Awards section.

Kate Nash-s NME Awards Tour visits the following venues:

Atlanta Variety Playhouse (April 15)

Asheville Orange Peel (16)

Washington DC 9:30 Club (17)

Towson Recher Theatre (18)

Philadelphia Trocadero (19)

Boston Paradise Rock Club (21)

New York City Webster Hall (23, 24)

Coachella Festival (26)

Toronto Phoenix (28)

Detroit St Andrew’s Hall (30)

Chicago Vic Theatre (May 2)

Minneapolis First Avenue (3)

Boulder Fox Theatre (5)

Vancouver Richard’s On Richards Cabaret (8)

Seattle Showbox At The Market (9)

Portland Wonder Ballroom (11)

San Francisco Fillmore (13)

Tickets are on sale now exclusively through NME.COM, just click on the individual venue above to access the box office.

To get a taste of Kate Nash in action tune into Fabchannel.com tonight (April 2) from 7.30pm (BST) for a live webcast of her Amsterdam gig.

More information on the NME Awards 2008 can be found in NME.COM’s dedicated US Awards section.