THE PROFESSIONALS have announced a string of summer dates ahead of the release of their new album.
The Pretty Vaccinated Tour will comprise five UK shows at the end of August, including the band's appearance at the Stone Valley Festival near Newark on 28 August.
The dates are in addition to the band's already announced October tour with DESPERATE MEASURES in support of their new album SNAFU, which is out on 24 September.
“Getting out to there to play and see you lovely people has seemed like an unrealistic fantasy for too long," they say. "Our fingers are crossed for our album launch tour this October. Please don’t let it go tits up again! So, in the meantime, our marvellous agent has managed to grab us a string of gigs around a festival show on the Saturday. Yes, they’re not our usual haunts, we had to avoid October locations, but we truly can’t wait to make some noise and get amongst the people. We’ve been working on the new album. That’s kept us sane through mad times. You’ll get to hear it in October. Before then though, let’s get together to blow away the cobwebs of covid.”
Full tour dates are...
August - The Pretty Vaccinated tour
25th Wed St Albans, The Horn
26th Thu Bridgwater, Cobblestones
27th Fri Southend, The Cricketer's
28th Sat Newark, Stone Valley Festival
29th Sun Guildford, Boiler Room
October - SNAFU tour
13th Wed Tunbridge Wells, Forum
14th Thu Oxford, o2 Academy
15th Fri Swansea, Sin City
16th Sat Manchester, Factory
18th Mon Glasgow, King Tuts
19th Tue Newcastle, The Cluny
20th Wed Nottingham, Bodega
21st Thu Birmingham, Castle Falcon
22nd Fri Liverpool, EBGB’s
24th Sun London, The Garage
25th Mon Bristol, The Exchange
26th Tue Leeds, Brudenell Social
27th Wed Milton Keynes, Craufurd Arms
28th Thu Chester, Live Rooms
Tickets for all shows are available from the band's website.
Desperate Measures' new single 'Flowers At Your Door' is out on 26 July through Easy Action.