The band will kick off in London next month…

THE RAKES are to head out on their first headlining UK tour in November.

The dates will follow the release of the band’s second single ’Strasbourg’, which came out earlier this month through the label City Rockers.

Support on the tour will come from The Paddingtons

The Rakes will play:

London 93 Feet East (November 9)

Leeds The Cockpit (10)

Sheffield University The Fuzz Club (11)

York Fibbers (23)

Preston The Mill (24)

Nottingham The Social (25)

Cardiff Barfly (26)

Northampton Soundhaus (27)

Birmingham Bar Academy (28)

Oxford Zodiac (29)

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