The Cribs announce new UK tour

The band will be touring in February next year

The Cribs have confirmed a new UK tour for 2006.

The band, whose December dates are all sold out, will be playing the following shows in February:

Birmingham Irish Centre (February 13)

Edinburgh Gig (14)

Newcastle Northumbria University (15)

Manchester Academy (17)

Portsmouth Wedgewood Rooms (18)

Tickets go on sale at 9.30am on November 29 For ticket availability, go to NME Tickets or call them on 0870 1 663 663.

The group will be supported by Giant Drag in February.

Meanwhile they play a free show at Sister Ray Records in Soho, London, at 5.30pm on December 6.