The Music to split up after August farewell gigs

Leeds band to part ways after ten years together

The Music have announced that they are splitting up after 10 years together.

The Leeds band will part ways after two farewell UK gigs in August.

Writing on their official website,, they wrote: “After 10 years, three albums and some unforgettable live performances, The Music have announced a series of final shows in England before going their separate ways at the end of this summer.”


The band’s farewell shows will take place at London‘s O2 Shepherds’ Bush Empire on August 4 and the O2 Academy Leeds on August 5.

They released three albums in their career: 2002’s self-titled debut, 2004’s ‘Welcome To The North’ and 2008’s ‘Strength In Numbers’.

Tickets for the August shows go on sale next Friday (April 8) at 9am (GMT). To check the availability of The Music tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/TICKETS now, or call 0871 230 1094.

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