The bands go on the road in June, kicking off in Sheffield...

Coral and Music are to play a joint NME 5.0 tour of the UK in June.

Both Coral and Music have been strongly tipped by NME, and the joint tour will cement their reputations as two of the most exciting young bands in Britain.

The dates are: Sheffield Leadmill (June 1)

Portsmouth Wedgewood Rooms (4)

London ULU (5-6)

Birmingham Little Academy (7)

Oxford Zodiac (9)

Cardiff Coal Exchange (10)

Brighton Concorde 2 (11)

Northampton Roadmender (12)

Manchester University MDH (13)

Middlesborough Town Hall Crypt (15)

Glasgow QMU (16)

Music also play their own gig at Leicester Princess Charlotte on June 2.

Tickets for are £8.50, except London which is £9.50. For tickets call the NME Ticketline on 0870 1 663 663. Calls are charged at national standard rate.

Music release their ‘The People EP’ on April 29 and their debut album is due in the summer. Coral have just completed recording their debut album with Lightning Seeds’ Ian Broudie.