Conor Oberst will play a handful of shows in the run up to V

Bright Eyes have announced three new UK dates for the week preceding their appearances at the two legs of this year’s V Festival on August 18 and 19.

Conor Oberst, after playing a string of sold-out dates last month will now play shows in Bristol, Liverpool and Nottingham.

The venues and dates are as follows:

Bristol Academy (August 15)
Liverpool Academy (16)
Nottingham Royal Centre (17)
Stafford V Festival (18)
Chelmsford V Festival (19)

Tickets are on sale now.

Bright Eyes’ new single ‘Hot Knives’/’If The Brakeman Turns My Way’ is out now.