The Drums announce December UK tour – ticket details

Band bring 'Portamento' to the UK for 10 shows

The Drums have announced a UK tour for December.

The New York band, who have also brought the release of their second studio album ‘Portamento’ forward by a week to September 5, will play 10 shows at the tail end of the year.

The trek begins at Birmingham‘s HMV Institute on November 28 and runs until December 10, when the band headline Manchester‘s HMV Ritz.

The band have also previously confirmed three small London shows to support the new album. They will play in the capital’s Hoxton Bar & Kitchen on September 5, at the Lexington on September 6 and finally at XOYO on September 7.

They are also booked to perform at Bestival on the Isle Of Wight, which runs from 8-11 September.

The Drums will play:

Birmingham HMV Institute (November 28)
Newcastle O2 Academy (29)
Leeds Metropolitan University (30)
Glasgow O2 ABC (December 3)
HMV Edinburgh Picturehouse (4)
Cambridge Junction (5)
Portsmouth Pyramids Centre (6)
Bristol O2 Academy (8)
London O2 Shepherds Bush Empire (9)
Manchester HMV Ritz (10)

Tickets go onsale on Friday (August 18) at 9am (BST). To check the availability of The Drums tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/TICKETS now, or call 0871 230 1094.