Pete Doherty is to play his first solo show since leaving prison next week (May 17). The singer will reunite with Babyshambles in London on May 13 before heading to Manchester alone. There he will play an O2 Wireless Weekender show at Manchester Academy. Tickets go on sale on Friday (May 9) at 9am (BST). To check the availability of Pete Doherty's Wireless Weekender tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/GIGS now, or call 0871 230 1094. The gig is part of a series of O2 Wireless Weekender shows across the country.
Babyshambles drummer Adam Ficek has spoken to NME.COM about Pete Doherty's release from prison.The star was released on Tuesday (May 6) from London's Wormwood Scrubs.Ficek said: "He was raring to get back into the studio. As soon as he came out he had a meeting with the record company."I think we want to go to Marlborough and work on the new album. We've written all the song we just need to jam. We hope it will be better than the last one."
Dirty Pretty Things play on June 2 as the Heineken Green Spheres series of gigs makes its way to Dolan’s Warehouse in Limerick.
Tickets are free, but have to be applied for in advance from www.heinekengreenspheres.ie.
It’s also been announced that the band have decided to change the name of their upcoming album from This Is Where The Truth Begins to Romance At Short Notice.
Carl Barat will tell you why in an upcoming Hot Press interview.
Tired of England, the first single to be released from the band's eagerly anticipated second album, 'Romance At Short Notice', is out on 23rd June in the UK and will be available on CD single and two 7" vinyl singles. The CD features 'Holly Golightly', the first 7 includes 'The Weekenders' and the second 7" has 'Run Fatboy Run' on the B-side. All bonus songs are exclusive to this release.