One of the must-see live acts of the year add yet more dates...

Scissor Sisters have announced details of their first nationwide tour of the US.

The New York pop sensations have lined up 15 dates when they return home next month.

The band are also due to appear at the forthcoming V Festivalon August 21-22 and Liverpool’s Creamfields on August 28.

Scissor Sisters play:

Washington 9.30 Club (September 7)

Philadelphia Khyber Pass (8)

Cambridge TT The Bear’s Place (9)

New York Irving Plaza (10)

Detroit St Andrews Hall (14)

Chicago Metro (15)

Minneapolis Fine Line Music (16)

Denver Bluebird Theatre (20)

Salt Lake City Liquid Joe’s (21)

Seattle Showbox Theatre (23)

Vancouver Richards on Richards Cabaret (24)

Portland Roseland Theatre (25)

San Francisco Fillmore (27)

San Diego Canes Bar (28)

Hollywood Avalon (29)