And you can only get tickets here....

The NME AWARDS TOUR 2003 will feature The Datsuns,

Polyphonic Spree, Interpol and The Thrills.

The 13-date event, which traditionally showcases hot new talent and tours annually during January and February, precedes the prestigious NME Carling Awards, to be held next year in London on February 13.

The dates for the Tour are:

Dublin Ambassador Theatre (January 24) (The Polyphonic Spree not appearing)

Glasgow Barrowlands (26)

Newcastle Northumbria University (27)

Birmingham Academy (28)

Sheffield Foundry (30)

Liverpool University (31)

Manchester Academy (February 1)

Leeds Metropolitan University (3)

Nottingham Rock City (4)

Norwich UEA (5)

Portsmouth Pyramid (7)

Cardiff University (8)

London Astoria (9)

For tickets, which are only available for now from NME.COM, [url=]click here or call the NME Ticketline on 0870 1 663 663. Calls are charged at national standard rate.

or call the NME Ticketline on 0870 1 663 663.

Tickets for the tour go on general sale on November 20, priced £12.50 in advance (£13.50 for London).

The NME Awards Tour has become famous for unveiling major new rock talent. Last year’s tour featured Coral, Lostprophets, JJ72

and Andrew WK. Past stars of the tour include Starsailor, Coldplay, Stereophonics and [a][/a].