Shockwaves NME Awards Shows: more London dates

Babyshambles lead they way as more acts join February gigs

The list of Shockwaves NME Awards shows to take place in London in February has expanded.

Babyshambles (Brixton Academy, February 11) and The Horrors (Astoria, February 16) are set to headline shows in the capital.

Meanwhile the likes of The Courteeners, Crystal Castles, Blood Red Shoes and MGMT are joining the month long festival of music as we can announce more of the bills.

The full range of Shockwaves NME Awards Shows in London so far is now:

The Pigeon Detectives (Astoria, February 7)

Nine Black Alps (KOKO, 8)

The Twang (Shepherd’s Bush Empire, 9)

Les Savy Fav (Astoria, 10)

Babyshambles, The Courteeners (Brixton Academy, 11)

Richard Hawley, Maps, Vincent Vincent And The Villains (Astoria, 12)

New Young Pony Club, Metronomy, Blood Red Shoes (KOKO, 12)

Simian Mobile Disco, The Whip, Friendly Fires, Turzi (Astoria, 13)

Black Francis (KOKO, 13)

Justice (Astoria, 14)

The Horrors, Crystal Castles (Astoria, 16)

Dizzee Rascal (Shepherds Bush Empire, 17)

Hadouken! (KOKO, 18)

The Gutter Twins (KOKO, 21)

Enter Shikari (Astoria, 24)

The Wombats (Shepherd’s Bush Empire, 25)

Band Of Horses, Sons & Daughters, MGMT (KOKO, 26)

Reverend And The Makers (Roundhouse, 26)

Young Knives (Astoria, 27)

Hold Steady (KOKO, 27)

Gallows, Anti Flag, Fucked Up (Astoria, 29)

To check ticket availability and get all the latest listings, go to

NME.COM/GIGS now, or call the NME ticketline on 0871 230 1094.

Details of more shows and more bands joining the bill will be announced on NME.COM soon.