Anna Calvi to headline NME Radar Tour

We are pleased to announce that Anna Calvi is to headline the NME Radar tour across 13 UK towns this May. The tour kicks off in Portsmouth on 1st May and ends with Anna’s biggest headline show to date at London’s Koko on May 17th. As Anna Calvi’s March dates unfortunately had to be postponed, this will be her first full UK tour since the release of her critically acclaimed eponymous debut in January. (Tickets for the postponed tour can be used for these shows.) Support comes from Grouplove.

Tickets for the NME Radar Tour go on sale through www.NME.com on Wednesday 9th March, and will be on general sale from 11th March. Tickets are priced between £9-11. Full dates are:

1 May: Portsmouth, Wedgwood Rooms
2 May: Bristol, Thekla
3 May: Nottingham, Rescue Rooms
5 May: York Fibbers
6 May: Hull Uni
7 May: Manchester, Academy3
9 May: Glasgow, King Tuts
10 May: Liverpool, O2 Academy2
11 May: Birmingham, O2 Academy2
14 May: Cambridge, Junction
15 May: Norwich, Waterfront
16 May: Oxford, O2 Academy2
17 May: London, Koko

NME editor Krissi Murison says: “The Radar Tour has built an amazing reputation for breaking some of the world’s most important new artists. Having seen Anna recently support Mumford & Sons at their special NME Awards show, we are really excited about her being on board to headline. I can’t wait.”

Anna Calvi is also headlining two nights at London’s Bush Hall on April 26th and 27th; both shows are now sold out. Anna has also been invited to play as support to Arctic Monkeys in Sheffield at the Don Valley Bowl on Saturday 11th June and has been confirmed to play this year’s Glastonbury.

Blackout, the first single taken from Anna Calvi’s album is released on March 21st.

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