Canadian band Alvvays have announced a new Manchester date in advance of their upcoming gig at the Deaf Institute.

The five-piece, who hail from Toronto, will play Academy 2 on September 10, after their Deaf Institute date on January 21.

The band released their self-titled debut album on Transgressive Records in July last year, which was included in the NME and the London Evening Standard’s top albums of 2014 lists.

Lead singer Molly Rankin previously released her solo record She EP in 2010, before forming Alvvays with her childhood friend Kerri MacLennan and Alec O’Hanley, who she had played music with as a child, as well as new members Brian Murphy and Phil MacIssac.

Alvvays play:

21st January, Manchester, Deaf Institute

22nd January, Leeds, Brudenell Social Club

23rd January, Newcastle, Think Tank

24th January, Glasgow, King Tuts

26th January, Nottingham, The Bodega

27th January, Birmingham, Hare & Hounds

28th January, London, Scala

30th January, Oxford, O2 Academy 2

31st January, Bristol, Thekla

10th September, Manchester, O2 Academy 2

11th September London, O2 Shepherds Bush Empire

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