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B52s Announce UK Tour Dates

B52s Announce UK Tour Dates

The B-52s have announced that they will play a short UK tour this July, in support of their first album release in 16 years.

The band will play four shows starting in Glasgow on July 21, showcasing songs from their forthcoming Steve Osborne (New Order, Doves) produced studio album Funplex.

The band are shortly due to announce more European show dates.

Glasgow, Academy (July 21)
Manchester, Academy (22)
Birmingham, Academy (23)
London, The Roundhouse (24)

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