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THE XCERTS announce tours with Manchester Orchestra, Young Guns & Taking Back Sunday

| On 16, Aug 2011

Announce Tours with Manchester Orchestra, Young Guns & Taking Back Sunday

Having just toured the UK with Charlie Simpson (Fightstar) performing a special stripped back acoustic set and taking the stage by storm at T in the Park, Hevy and Belladrum festivals THE XCERTS are now ready to announce that they will also be taking to the road with anthemia Brits Young Guns, rock stalwarts Taking Back Sunday and band favourites Manchester Orchestra.

Speaking of the dates frontman Murray Macleod has said: “We are delighted to announce we will be supporting Manchester Orchestra on their UK tour in October. We feel pretty honoured to be playing with a band we all admire greatly. The fact we are also touring with Taking Back Sunday and Young Guns beforehand is pretty mind blowing. We’ve worked exceedingly hard over the past couple of years and to be able to tour with (bigger) bands you respect/enjoy is fantastic. These shows will be our only UK dates this year so be sure to come out and have fun.”

Not content with resting on their laurels the band will also be hitting the remaining festival of the year taking in Wizard Festival and performing as special guests at Southsea Fest before. A full list of shows can be seen below:

27/08/2011 – Wizard Festival

Taking Back Sunday Tour
23/08/2011 – 02 ABC, Glasgow
24/08/2011 – Academy 1, Manchester
29/08/2011 – Pavilion, Bath
30/08/2011 – UEA, Norwich
01/09/2011 – Institute, Birmingham
02/09/2011 – Guildhall, Southhampton

Young Guns Tour
09/09/2011 – Lemon Tree, Aberdeen
10/09/2011 – QMU, Glasgow
11/09/2011 – Ironworks, Inverness
12/09/2011 – Northumbria University, Newcastle
14/09/2011 – Academy 2, Manchester
15/09/2011 – HMV Institute, Birmingham
16/09/2011 – HMV Forum, London

17/09/2011 – Southsea Fest

Manchester Orchestra Tour
02/10/2011 – 02 Academy, Bristol
03/10/2011 – Oran Mor, Glasgow
04/10/2011 – HMV Institute Library, Birmingham
05/10/2011 – Academy 2, Manchester
07/10/2011 – London – Koko