Counting Crows will return to the U.K. and Ireland for a 12-city tour, beginning May 7 at Belfast's Odyssey Arena. The Hold Steady will provide support on the majority of dates.

Counting Crows last visited the U.K. to headline London's sold-out O2 Wireless festival in 2008. The tour will be promoted by Live Nation in the U.K., by MCD in Ireland and booked by ITB.

The full tour dates are:

May 7: Belfast, England (Odyssey Arena)
May 8: Dublin (O2)
May 10: Glasgow, Scotland (SECC)
May 11: Manchester, England (MEN Arena)
May 13: Birmingham, England (NIA)
May 14: London (Wembley Arena)
May 16: Cardiff, England (Cardiff International Arena)
May 18: Bournemouth, England (Bournemouth International Centre)
May 19: Nottingham, England (Nottingham Royal Centre)
May 21: London (O2 Academy Brixton)
May 24: Brighton, England (Brighton Centre)
May 26: Sheffield, England (O2 Academy Sheffield)
May 27: Newcastle, England (O2 Academy Newcastle)