Kaiser Chiefs confirm guests for Kirkstall Abbey and announce 2012 tour

Support acts for Kaiser Chiefs’ two upcoming shows at Kirkstall Abbey in Leeds have been announced.     Gruff Rhys, Pete and the Pirates and the Neat will perform on […]

Support acts for Kaiser Chiefs’ two upcoming shows at Kirkstall Abbey in Leeds have been announced.

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Gruff Rhys, Pete and the Pirates and the Neat will perform on Saturday September 10. The Cribs, Frankie and the Heartstrings and Spector are on the bill for Sunday September 11.

 

 

The Leeds lads have also announced a series of UK tour dates for early next year.

 

The dates are as follows:

 

JANUARY

 

27 – Llandudno, Cymru Arena (01492 872000)
28 – Reading, Hexagon (0118 960 6060)
29 – Southend, Cliffs Pavillion (01702 351135)
31 – Guildford, G Live (0844 770 1797)

 

FEBRUARY

 

2 – Derby, Assembly Rooms (01322 255800)
3 – Birmingham, 02 Academy (0844 477 2000)
4 – Plymouth, Pavillions (0845 146 1460)
6 – Norwich, UEA (01603 508050)
7 – Lincoln, Engine Shed (0844 888 8766)
9 – Edinburgh, HMV Picture House (0844 499 9990)
10 – Glasgow, O2 Academy (0844 499 9990)
11 – Blackpool, Empress Ballroom (0844 811 0051)
13 – Sheffield, O2 Academy (0844 477 2000)
14 – Newcastle, O2 Academy (0844 477 2000)
15 – Grimsby, Auditorium (0844 871 3016)
17 – Manchester, Academy (0161 832 1111)
19 – Folkestone, Leas Cliff Hall (0844 847 1776)
21 – Portsmouth, Guildhall (023 9282 4355)
22 – Bristol, Colston Hall (0117 922 3686)
23 – London, HMV Hammersmith Apollo (0844 844 4748)

 

Tickets for the Kirkstall Abbey weekend shows and the 2012 tour are now on sale via the Gigs and Tours website.

 

Meanwhile, Kaiser Chiefs’ new single, ‘Man on Mars’, the second track taken from the LP ‘The Future is Medieval’, is out as a single this week.

 

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