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Yeah Yeah Yeahs announce UK live shows, including ATP curating stint

28 January 2013, 12:15 | Written by Luke Morgan Britton


Yeah Yeah Yeahs have announced a handful of UK live dates for later this year.

The Karen O-led trio will play Manchester, Leeds and London during May, with tickets going on sale from Thursday (31 January).

The Alexandra Palace show will be part of ATP’s I’ll Be Your Mirror event, curated by the Yeah Yeah Yeahs on 4 May and Grizzly Bear on 5 May.

Among those handpicked by Yeah Yeah Yeahs so far are Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Black Lips, The Field, Dirty Beaches, King Khan And The Shrines, Anika and Mick Harvey, while Grizzly Bear will share a stage with The Walkmen, Tortoise, Real Estate, I Break Horses, Van Dyke Parks and Cass McComb.

Yeah Yeah Yeahs will release a new album, entitled Mosquito, on 16 April.

Check out the bizarre artwork for the record here.

The band play:

1 – Manchester O2 Apollo
2 – Leeds O2 Academy
4 – London Alexandra Palace (ATP I’ll Be Your Mirror event)

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