The Maccabees announces two Irish Shockwaves NME Awards shows

Band head to Belfast and Dublin for the gigs

The Maccabees are to play two headline Shockwaves NME Awards 2010 shows in February.

The band will play the gigs in Dublin (February 21) and Belfast (22). Supports for the shows are as follows:

Dublin: Two Door Cinema Club, Funeral Suits
Belfast: Two Door Cinema Club, Panama Kings

Tickets for the gigs are on sale from 9am (GMT) today (December 22). To check the availability of The Maccabees tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/TICKETS now.

Meanwhile The Maccabees will also head out on the Shockwaves NME Awards Tour with The Big Pink, Bombay Bicycle Club and The Drums.

Have your say over who will be picking the awards themselves next year by heading to NME.COM/awards now and casting your vote from the long list.