Stephen Malkmus lines up summer shows

Ex-Pavement man will gig around England before heading to Scottish festival

Stephen Malkmus And The Jicks are set to return to the UK for a tour this August.

The band, fronted by ex-Pavement singer and guitarist Malkmus, will perform five dates around England in preparation for their appearance at Scotland’s Hydro Connect Festival on August 29.

Malkmus played a small UK tour in June this year, after releasing his fourth solo album, ‘Real Emotional Trash’, earlier in 2008.

Stephen Malkmus And The Jicks play:

Brighton Komedia (August 24)

Bristol Thekla (25)

Birmingham Glee Club (26)

Nottingham Rescue Rooms (27)

Leeds City Varieties (28)

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