Shockwaves NME Awards Tour kicks off tonight (Jan 29)

The Cribs and co are counting down to opening night of the 2008 tour

The Shockwaves NME Awards Tour 2008 is set to kick off tonight (January 29) in Belfast.

Headliners The Cribs, along with Joe Lean and the Jing Jang Jong, Does It Offend You, Yeah? and The Ting Tings will play the city’s Mandela Hall as the annual jaunt gets underway.

NME.COM will be bringing you a live report of all the action from the opening night, so make sure you tune in later.

In the meantime Check our Morgan from Does It Offend You, Yeah? will be writing us a tour blog bringing you all the stories and gossip from the tour. Check out his first entry now on NME.COM/blog.