Stockholm based future pop pioneers Niki and The Dove have been confirmed as main support on the forthcoming NME Radar UK tour. The TLOBF faves will be joining Wolf Gang and S.C.U.M on the lion’s share of the 14-date tour with DZ Deathrays picking up the slack on the final leg. Tickets go on sale via NME.com tomorrow morning at 9am with the general sale starting on Friday 5 August. Tickets are priced between £9 – £11.
October 2 – Exeter Phoenix* 3 – Bristol Thekla* 4 – Portsmouth Wedgwood Rooms* 5 – Nottingham Rescue Rooms* 7 – Birmingham O2 Academy 2* 8 – Manchester Club Academy* 9 – Newcastle O2 Academy 2* 10 – Glasgow King Tut’s* 11 – Leeds Cockpit* 13 – Norwich Waterfront^ 14 – Oxford O2 Academy 2^ 15 – Stoke Sugarmill^ 17 – Brighton Concord 2^ 18 – London KOKO^
* = Wolf Gang, S.C.U.M, Niki and The Dove ^ = Wolf Gang, S.C.U.M, DZ Deathrays
Occasional TLOBF contributor Laura Snapes recently flew out to Stockholm to interview Niki and The Dove for NME. What followed was an inciteful and warming piece that explains pretty much everything you need to know about the duo’s history. Check it out here.