The Vaccines confirm May 2013 UK Arena tour – ticket details

Band set to hit the road for biggest shows to date

The Vaccines have confirmed details of their biggest UK tour to date with a run of arena shows announced for May 2013.

The ‘Teenage Icon’ band previously announced that they will play a gig at London’s O2 Arena on May 2 and that arena show has been joined by further huge gigs in Margate, Carlisle, Leeds and Llandudno throughout the month.

Starting at the Winter Gardens in Margate on May 1, The Vaccines will then play London (O2 Arena) on May 2, Carlisle’s Sands Centre on May 4 and Millenium Square in Leeds on May 5. The tour will then conclude on May 6 at the Cymru Arena in Llandudno, Wales.

The Vaccines will also tour in November, playing 12 dates on the jaunt, which starts with a show at Plymouth Pavilions on November 15 and finishes with a gig at O2 Academy Bournemouth on November 30.

The run of shows also includes dates in Leicester, Manchester, Liverpool, two nights in Glasgow, Cardiff, Doncaster, Newcastle, Birmingham and the band’s biggest headline gig of 2012 at London’s Alexandra Palace.

The Vaccines will play:

Margate Winter Gardens (May 1)
London O2 Arena (2)
Carlisl, Sands Centre (4)
Leeds Millenium Square (5)
Llandudno Cymru Arena (6)[b]

Tickets go onsale on Friday (October 26) at 9am (BST). To check the availability of The Vaccines tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/TICKETS now, or call [B]0871 230 1094.