The NME Awards Tour 2016 with Austin, Texas is gearing up to hit the road with a line-up headlined by Bloc Party. Joining the bill are Drenge, Rat Boy and Bugzy Malone who will tour the UK to take in 11 cities, kicking off on 29 January at Cardiff Great Hall and coming to a close on 12 February at Birmingham O2 Academy.

Mike Williams, editor-in-chief of NME, says: “The line-up for the NME Awards Tour 2016 with Austin, Texas is amazing for UK music fans – where else next February could you see three of the most exciting, game-changing new artists around, as well as a bona fide festival headliner in such an intimate setting?”

 NME Awards Tour 2016 dates:

Fri – 29 January – Cardiff Great Hall

Sat – 30 January – O2 Guildhall Southampton

Mon – 01 February – O2 Academy Bristol

Tues – 02 February – Nottingham Rock City

Thurs – 04 February – O2 Academy Newcastle

Fri – 05 February – Glasgow Barrowland

Sat – 06 February – Manchester Academy

Mon – 08 February – O2 Academy Leeds

Tues – 09 February – Cambridge Corn Exchange

Thurs – 11 February – London O2 Academy Brixton

Fri – 12 February – O2 Academy Birmingham

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