NME Shows – the second wave

More stellar bands are added to the ShockWaves Awards Shows 2006

The Streets, Hard-Fi and Elbow have all been confirmed in the second wave of bands to be announced for the ShockWaves NME Awards Shows 2006.

Also set to join the party are The Bravery, The Cribs, Goldie Lookin Chain and The Dead 60s.

The announcements cement next year’s line-up as the biggest ever, and feature the most in demand bands of the moment.

Hitting London for a fortnight in February, the run of gigs already boasts the The Magic Numbers, Editors and The Zutons before the climax of the ShockWaves NME Awards 2006 on February 23.

The Dead 60s will kick off the second wave of shows on February 11 at London’s KOKO, with The Paddingtons following at the same venue the next night (12).

Hard-Fi are set to hit Hammersmith Palais on February 13 while Goldie Lookin Chain play the Astoria on February 15.

The same venue will also play host to The Streets (18), The Cribs (19), The Bravery (20) and Elbow (21).

The new confirmed shows are:

February 11 – Camden Koko

Dead ‘60s

The Kooks

Good Books

February 12 – Camden Koko

The Paddingtons


February 13 – Hammersmith Palais


Boy Kill Boy

The Duels

February 15 – Astoria

Goldie Lookin Chain

The Infadels

The Rifles

February 18 – Astoria

The Streets

The Mitchell Brothers

Prof Green

The Beats DJs

February 19 – Astoria

The Cribs

The Automatic

Giant Drag

The Long Blondes

February 20 – Astoria

The Bravery

+ Guests

February 21 – Astoria


The Duke Spirit

¡Forward Russia!

Larrikin Love

Tickets for all shows are on sale now.

For The Dead 60s, click here

For The Paddingtons, click here

For Hard-Fi, click here

For Goldie Lookin’ Chain, click here

For The Streets, click here

For The Cribs, click here

For The Bravery, click here

For Elbow, click here

For full interviews with all of the stars of the ShockWaves NME Awards Shows 2006 be sure to pick up the new issue of NME, out nationwide from December 14.