Shockwaves NME Awards shows – the full line-up

1
 

Metronomy kick off the Shockwaves NME Awards Shows 2011 at Heaven on 1st February, followed by a volley of the greatest acts of the year including Sleigh Bells, Yuck, Warpaint and Les Savy Fav. Check out the full line-up and buy tickets to the Metronomy show.

2
 

Carl Barât will be running through his eponymous debut at the O2 Shepherds Bush Empire on Feb 20 with The Heartbreaks and Foreign Office. Check out the full Shockwaves NME Awards Shows line-up and buy tickets to the Carl Barât show.

3
 

Brooklyn noiseniks Sleigh Bells hit Heaven with Teeth and MEN on Valentine’s Day (Feb 14) – the perfect cochlea-ruining date night. Check out the full Shockwaves NME Awards Shows line-up and buy tickets to the Sleigh Bells show.

Advertisement

4
 

Perhaps the most hyped band of 2010, Warpaint, step up to a bigger stage (the O2 Shepherds Bush Empire to be precise) on Feb 21 with Twin Shadow and The Neat. Check out the full Shockwaves NME Awards Shows line-up and buy tickets to the Warpaint show.

5
 

Mystery Jets return to play another show for us on Feb 9, with Fiction, Tribes, and Babeshadow at the O2 Shepherds Bush Empire. Check out the full Shockwaves NME Awards Shows line-up and buy tickets to the Mystery Jets show.

6
 

The Duke Spirit bring hotly-tipped Londoners Big Deal for their Heaven show on Feb 3. Expect tracks from the recent Kusama EP and a whole load of back catalogue brilliance. Check out the full line-up and buy tickets to The Duke Spirit’s gig.

7
 

Fans of fat men in y-fronts will be flocking to Heaven on Feb 22 to see Les Savy Fav live. Support comes from Leeds rockers Pulled Apart By Horses and Young Legionnaire. Check out the full Shockwaves NME Awards Shows line-up and buy tickets to see Les Savy Fav.

Advertisement

8
 

Alex Winston plays her first ever show for us on Feb 21 at the New Players Theatre. Grab a free MP3 of ‘Sister Wife’ if you’re not familiar with her and get tickets to the show before they sell out.

9
 

Frankie And The Heartstrings, plus Those Dancing Days, and Veronica Falls, for less than twelve quid? Bargain. Check out the full Shockwaves NME Awards Shows line-up and buy tickets now.

10
 

The Miles Kane and Young Buffalo show is now sold out, so you’ll need to put yourself at the mercy of those unscrupulous touts to get in (or befriend an NME staffer, pronto). Check out the rest of the line-up to avoid further disappointment.

11
 

Welsh indie tykes Los Campesinos! bring the noise to the O2 Shepherds Bush Empire on Feb 2 with blog favourites Summer Camp and Grouplove in support. Check out the full Shockwaves NME Awards Shows line-up and buy tickets to the show.

Advertisement

12
 

Edwyn Collins continues his triumphant comeback at the O2 Shepherds Bush Empire on Feb 16. Support is yet to be announced but the tickets are going fast – grab some now to ensure entry.

13
 

Fans of Passion Pit would be well advised to come see The Naked & Famous with us on Feb 15 at Heaven. London pop practitioner Wolf Gang and Spark are up earlier in the evening and you can bag tickets now.

14
 

Caribou – aka Dan Snaith – brings his self-styled “liquid dance” to London’s O2 Shepherds Bush Empire on Feb 22 with London post punks Factory Floor and Walls in support. Check out the full Shockwaves NME Awards Shows line-up and buy tickets to the Caribou show.

15
 

Running through the whole month is the Shockwaves NME Awards Tour 2011, with Crystal Castles heading a bill that includes Magnetic Man, Everything Everything and The Vaccines. It will be massive. Get your name on the list and come say hi down the front.

Advertisement
Advertisement