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The Cribs (NME Awards Show) (SOLD OUT)

The NME Awards Shows 2015 with Austin, Texas return and are once again set to take over London with some of the hottest music on the planet. La Roux, Interpol, The Cribs, The Districts, Peace, The Pains of Being Pure At Heart and more have been confirmedas part of a stellar lineup taking place at venues across the city. Exclusive NME.com ticket pre-sale begins at 9am on Wednesday 26 November, with general sale beginning at 9am on Friday 28 November. Further shows will be announced soon.

 

The acclaimed NME Awards Shows, sponsored by Austin, Texas – Live Music Capital of the World® –will return in 2015 with some of the hottest bands and new music around. La Roux will bring some cool-synth pop to crowds on the opening night. She released a brand new album this year, which gained widespread critical-acclaim and praise. Interpol, who headlined this year’s NME Awards Tour 2014 with Austin, Texas, and have sold out two gigs at the Roundhouse in February 2015 already are confirmed for a London date. The New York rockers and kings of the post-punk revival are set to bring some fashionably dark atmospheric music to this year’s line-up. The Cribs will also perform, bringing new material for the first time to the UK and some old favourites including ‘Hey Scenesters’, ‘Men’s Needs’ and ‘I’m A Realist’ to the bill. 

 

The Districts are currently one of the hottest bands on the scene. The Pennsylvania four-piece caused a sensation at SXSW this year with their rocked-up roots music and are now confirmed for the NME Awards Shows 2015 with Austin, Texas. Indie-rockers Peace will also join the bill. Expect new tracks and anthems like ‘Lovesick’, ‘Higher than The Sun’ and ‘Wraith’.

 

Kele, Bloc Party’s frontman, returned this year with his second solo album ‘Trick’ and is ready to whip the crowds up in to a frenzy with some soulful dance floor electro. Chicago newcomers Twin Peaks will bring their garage rock while New York four-piece The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart will bring their clever indie-pop to crowds. Happyness will perform some early 90s US slacker rock complete with whispery vocals and fuzzy pop.

 

Glasgow two piece Honeyblood will perform some strident indie rock. Nottingham four-piece Childhood are booked for some classic indie, Southampton duo Dolomite Minor and Glaswegian three-piece Baby Strange will co-headline a night of grunge mixed with guitar music with a dark, anarchic streak. Finally, Blackpool trio Darlia will provide some glorious grunge.

 

The NME Awards Shows 2015 with Austin, Texas kick off on Tuesday 3 February and will take in venues across the city throughout the month.  Tickets go on pre-sale at 9am on Wednesday 26 November at [add in link] and will be available on general sale from 9am on Friday 28 November. Further shows will be announced soon.

 

Tickets: £26.50

14+ (under 16’s must be accompanied by asdults

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