The Futureheads plan long North American trek

It's a busy summer for the boys

The Futureheads have lined up a summer tour of North America.

The band, whose new album ‘News And Tributes’ is released on May 29, follow their UK tour with a series of shows.

French Kicks support until July 1, then Tapes ‘n Tapes help out on the second leg, which kicks off on July 25.

The full list of UK and North American shows is as follows:

Glasgow Academy (May 29)

Liverpool Academy (30)

Leeds University (31)

Manchester Academy (June 2)

Nottingham Rock City (3)

Keele University (4)

Norwich UEA (6)

Bristol Academy (7)

Southampton Guildhall (8)

Birmingham Academy (9)

Cardiff Great Hall (11)

London Forum (12)

Vancouver Commodore Ballroom (15)

Seattle Neumos (16)

San Francisco Fillmore (18)

Los Angeles Henry Fonda Theatre (19)

Dallas Gypsy Ballroom (23)

Austin La Zona Rosa (24)

Atlanta The Loft (26)

Carrboro Cat’s Cradle (27)

Washington 9:30 Club (28)

New York Webster Hall (30)

Boston Paradise Rock Club (July 1)

Philadelphia Starlight Ballroom (25)

Toronto Phoenix Theatre (26)

Detroit Magic Stick (27)

Columbus Newport Music Hall (28)

Chicago Union Park (29)

Minneapolis Varsity Theater (30)

Denver Bluebird Theater (August 2)

Salt Lake City Club Sound (3)

Las Vegas Jillian’s (4)

San Diego Street Scene (5)

To check ticket availability for the UK shows go to NME.COM/Gigs.

‘News And Tributes’ is preceded by a single, ‘Skip To The End’ on May 22 – it’s available as a digital download a week earlier.