There's a bunch of live dates of their own, and then they hit the festivals...

THE WALKMEN will tour the UK this month.

The former members of Jonathan Fire *Eater, who have just enjoyed success with ‘The Rat’, return next week after a clutch of dates earlier this year.

Support comes from The Open on the following dates:

Glasgow King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut (June 18)

Sheffield Leadmill (19)

Brighton Zap Club (20)

Nottingham Rescue Rooms (21)

Manchester Roadhouse (22)

Leeds Cockpit (23)

For ticket availability, [url=]click here or call the NME Ticketline on 0870 1 663 663.

The Walkmen play the New Tent at Glastonbury on Friday June 25 and the BBC Radio 1 Stage at Carling Weekend: Reading And Leeds at Reading on August 27 and Leeds on August 28.