NME Awards Tour Shows Announced

The line-up for 2016's NME Awards Tour Shows have just been announced and bands such as Suede, Swim Deep and Mystery Jets are among the acts. 

The gigs will take place in February 2016 across various London venues and will also feature headline sets from artists such as Blossoms, The Strypes and Boots. 

Young rockers, The Strypes will kickstart proceedings with a gig at The Garage on February 1, followed by indie newbies Vant who will perform at The Lexington the night after.

NME's current 'Godlike Genius' recipients, Suede will play a headline show at the O2 Forum on February 12. The band's critically-acclaimed 'Night Thoughts' will be performed live in full, which will be followed up with another set in which the group will perform classics, fan favourites and rarities for the audience. 

Another notable gig that you should make sure to catch is Mystery Jets who will be marking their live return by exclusively performing material from their new album 'Curve Of The Earth' at the Electric Brixton on February 16. 

More live shows are to be announced shortly. 

Tickets for the shows are now on sale here.

The NME Awards Shows 2016 in partnership with Austin, Texas are as follows:

The Strypes, The Garage (February 1)
VANT, The Lexington (February 2)
Boots, XOYO, (February 4)
Together Pangea, Moth Club (February 5)
Kid Wave, Oslo (February 7)
Crows, The Black Heart (February 10)
Pretty Vicious, Dingwalls (February 11)
Suede, The Forum (February 12)
Declan McKenna, Barfly (February 15)
Spring King, 100 Club (February 16)
Mystery Jets, Electric Brixton (February 16)
King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard, Electric Ballroom (February 18)
Swim Deep, Tuffnel Park Dome (February 24)
Public Access TV, Birthdays (February 25)
Blossoms, Scala (February 25)

Voting has also begun for the NME Awards 2016 with Austin, Texas. You can vote now for your favourite artist to win a variety of categories. Simply, head to www.nme.com/awardsvote 

The line-up for the NME Awards Tour 2016 has also been announced. Bloc Party, Drenge, Rat Boy and Bugzy Malone will tour the UK in February 2016 and tickets are now on sale here

Words Lauren Wade

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