THE VACCINES Announce UK Headline Tour

The Vaccines
 Announce details of U.K. headline tour

Following the recent announcement of their O2 Academy Brixton headline show and their support slots on the Arctic Monkeys arena tour, The Vaccines have announced a run of U.K. headline shows in November / December. These shows will be their biggest U.K. gigs to date.

Tickets for the shows go on sale on Friday 1st July via and will be priced at £15. The tour culminates with a show at London’s O2 Academy Brixton (which has already been announced) where tickets will be priced at £17.50.

The band’s debut album, What Did You Expect From The Vaccines?, which was released in March of this year, was recently certified gold in the U.K. having sold in excess of 100,000 copies.

They made two triumphant appearances at the Glastonbury Festival this last weekend – their slot on the Other Stage on Friday opened the BBC coverage of the festival.

The band have additionally just completed a U.S. tour with the Arctic Monkeys, where Lyle Preslar, formerly of Minor Threat, joined them on stage in NYC, The band also made their U.S. network television debut on the Late Show with David Letterman on May 23rd.

Their full list of shows, including their U.K. headline tour, the Arctic Monkeys arena tour, European, Japanese & Australian festivals, is as follows:

30th                        London                                                Hyde Park (with Arcade Fire)

1st                           St Gallen, Switzerland                      Open Air Festival
3rd                          Wechter, Belgium                             Rock Werchter
3rd                          Rotterdam                                         Metropolis
5th                          Montreux, Switzerland                     Montreaux Jazz Café
8th                          Canterbury                                         Lounge on the Farm
9th                          Punchestown                                     Oxygen Festival
10th                        Kinross                                               T in the Park Festival
12th                        Argeles, France                                 Deferlantes
14th                        Berne, Switzerland                           Gurten Festival
16th                        Lisbon                                                Super Bock Super Rock Festival
15th                        Southwold                                         Latitude Festival
29th                        Naeba, Japan                                    Fuji Rock
31st                        Byron Bay, Australia                         Splendour in the Grass

6th                          Long Island, US                                Escape to New York
18th                        Salzburg, Austria                              Frequency Festival
19th                        Biddinghuizen, Holland                    Lowlands Festival
20th                        Belfast                                              Belsonic
23rd                       London                                               Forum
24th                        Edinburgh                                         Picture House
26th                        Reading                                            Reading Festival
27th                        Leeds                                                Leeds Festival
28th                        Paris                                                 Rock en Seine Festival

28th                        Nottingham                                     Capital FM Arena - (Arctic Monkeys)
29th                        London                                             O2 Arena - (Arctic Monkeys)

1st                           Cardiff                                            Motor Point Arena - (Arctic Monkeys)
2nd                         Manchester                                     Evening News Arena - (Arctic Monkeys)
4th                          Birmingham                                   LG Arena - (Arctic Monkeys)
5th                          Newcastle                                      Metro Arena - (Arctic Monkeys)
6th                          Aberdeen                                       AECC - (Arctic Monkeys)
8th                          Glasgow                                         SECC - (Arctic Monkeys)
9th                          Liverpool                                        Echo Arena - (Arctic Monkeys)
21st                        Newcastle                                     O2 Academy (Headline show)
23rd                       Sheffield                                         O2 Academy (Headline show)
24th                        Lincoln                                           Engine Shed (Headline show)
25th                        Manchester                                   Academy (Headline show)
26th                        Leeds                                             O2 Academy (Headline show)
28th                        Southampton                                 Guildhall (Headline show)
29th                        Oxford                                           O2 Academy (Headline show)
30th                        Norwich                                         UEA (Headline show)

2nd                         Bristol                                            O2 Academy (Headline show)
3rd                          Cambridge                                     Corn Exchange (Headline show)
4th                          Leamington Spa                            Assembly (Headline show)
6th                          Eastbourne                                    Winter Gardens (Headline show)
7th                          London                                           O2 Academy Brixton (Headline show)

The band will be announcing Scottish and Irish headline shows shortly.

The Vaccines are: Arni Arnason (bass), Freddie Cowan (guitar / vocals), Pete Robertson (drums) & Justin Young (vocals / guitar).