Yeah Yeah Yeahs are playing two UK headline shows this summer, with new music teased

They'll play London and Manchester for their first headline dates in the UK for over nine years.
Photo credit: Patrick Gunning

Yeah Yeah Yeahs are returning to the UK for their first headline shows since 2013.

More than that, they’re also teasing their first new music in over nine years.

In a statement, the band says: “OK UK! We are coming to lend our light to dark ages and holy shit are we ready to play our hearts out for you!! Yeah it’s been 9 years since we’ve graced your club stages! Yeah we’ve got some tunes so fresh and so NEW to try out on you! Yeah the bill is so MAJOR with Dry Cleaning and Anika in London and English Teacher in Manchester.

“Dress up! Make a night of it! Support your fave band that you may have seen debut at Brixton back in ’02!! Yeah let’s not wait another decade to see each other again! CANNOT WAIT! They don’t love ya like we do!! Luv YYYs”

The band, who played in the UK for All Points East back in 2018, have announced two shows. The first, at Manchester’s O2 Apollo on 5th June, will see them supported by Hype List 2022 stars English Teacher.

The second, at London’s O2 Academy Brixton on 7th June, will see them joined by Dry Cleaning and Anika.

The two dates go on O2 Priority and artist pre-sale on Wednesday, 16th March, with a Spotify pre-sale on Thursday, 17th March and general sale tickets available from 9am on Friday, 18th March.

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