Special gigs take place in London throughout February 2014
Phoenix and Circa Waves have joined the line up for next year’s NME Awards Shows 2014 with Austin, Texas.
The initial line-up of gigs, which also includes headline dates from Parquet Courts, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club and Speedy Ortiz, was announced last week and will take place at various venues around London between February 2-25 next year.
Phoenix join the line up with their gig at Brixton Academy on February 5 while hotly tipped Liverpool band Circa Waves will play their first London show of 2014 when they headline The Sebright Arms on February 24. Tickets for the Phoenix gig are on sale now while tickets for Circa Waves will go on sale at 9am on December 11. See below for ticket details.
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club will start the series of shows with a performance at Electric Ballroom on February 3. Warpaint, who release their second album in January, will also headline KOKO in Camden on February 18 with Birmingham band Swim Deep headlining the same venue the previous night. Drenge, who have supported Arctic Monkeys and broke into the Top 40 with their self-titled debut album earlier this year, will play live at Scala on February 20.
Elsewhere, Parquet Courts will headline Camden’s Electric Ballroom (February 16) while Au Revoir Simone play live at The Garage on February 20.
Meanwhile, new bands such as Pup, Slaves, The Family Rain, Cheatahs, Only Real, Speedy Ortiz and The Orwells all headline shows in the run. Fat White Family, who recently appeared on the Monster NME Radar tour, will play the last of the series of gigs when they headline Electrowerkz on February 25.
The NME Awards Shows 2014 with Austin, Texas are as follows:
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Electric Ballroom (February 3)
Pup, The Miller (5)
Phoenix, O2 Academy Brixton (5)
Slaves, The Black Heart (6)
The Family Rain, The Garage (11)
Courtney Barnett, Sebright Arms (12)
Cheatahs, Birthdays (12)
Only Real, The Lexington (14)
Parquet Courts, Electric Ballroom (16)
Swim Deep, Koko (17)
Speedy Ortiz, Birthdays (18)
Warpaint, Koko (18)
Au Revoir Simone, The Garage (20)
Drenge, Scala (20)
Eyedress, Sebright Arms (21)
The Orwells, The 100 Club (24)
Circa Waves, The Sebright Arms (24)
Fat White Family, Electrowerkz (25)