The band press on without Pete...

Libertines have announced an 18-date tour of North America.

The band are due to play two shows in New York and Los Angeles before they venture to North America next month.

The full dates are:

New York Bowery Ballroom (August 17)

Los Angeles Troubadour (19)

Vancouver Richard’s On Richards Cabaret (September 27)

Portland Dante’s (28)

Seattle Neumo’s (29)

San Francisco The Filmore (October 1)

Los Angeles Henry Fonda Theatre (October 2)

San Diego Epicentre (3)

Denver Larimer Lounge (6)

Chicago Metro (9)

Detroit Magic Stick (10)

New York Webster Hall (12)

Toronto Opera House (15)

Montreal Cabaret LaTulipe (16)

Philadelphia Theatre Of Living Arts (17)

Boston Paradise Rock Club (18)

Atlanta Echo Lounge (21)

Orlando The Social (22)