Three dates sell out within an hour of going on sale...

OASIS have sold out three nights of their UK winter tour within an hour of the tickets going on sale today (Saturday, August 31).

The band’s Christmas tour follows three sell-out outdoor shows at London’s Finsbury Park in the summer. Oasis play eight UK dates in December at venues of varying sizes. Tickets went on sale at 9am this morning and dates at Brighton Centre (December 11), Plymouth Pavilions (12) and Liverpool Royal Court Theatre (16) sold out within an hour.

Tickets to the larger venues are also moving fast, but the following dates are not yet fully sold out: Cardiff International Arena (December 8 and 9), Sheffield Arena (14) and Birmingham NIA (18 and 19).

For tickets call the NME Ticketline on 0870 1 663 663. Calls are charged at national standard rate.

Oasis release a double A-side single, ‘Little By Little’/’She Is Love’, on September 23.