The band celebrate an incredible year with their biggest UK gigs to date...

Snow Patrol have confirmed details of a UK tour for the end of the year.

The group, who are riding high after their album ’Final Straw’ was nominated for the Mercury Music Prize last week, will play the gigs in December, calling at:

Birmingham Carling Academy (December 11)

London Carling Brixton Academy (12)

Southampton Guildhall (15)

Manchester Carling Apollo (16)

Glasgow Barrowlands (19-21)

Belfast Ulster Hall (22)

Tickets go on sale this Saturday (July 31) at 9am. For availability after that, [url=]click here or call the NME Ticketline on 0870 1 663 663.