Nickelback, the Charlatans, Bubba Sparxxx, Pet Shop Boys, … And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead, and Doves are among the acts confirmed to perform during U.K. music magazine NME’s Carling Shows series in February at London’s Astoria. The performances, which will also feature Starsailor, Aphex Twin, and Clinic, among others, come as part of the NME’s 50th anniversary celebration and the fan-chosen NME Carling Awards, online voting for which is underway now at NME.com.
Beginning Jan. 26, NME is also sponsoring a U.K. tour featuring Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Andrew WK, lostprophets, and the Coral. That trek closes out its run with a Feb. 10 show at the Astoria.
More acts are expected to be added to the Carling Shows lineup. Here is the schedule so far:
Feb. 6: Aphex Twin
Feb. 7: … And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead, Clinic, The Faint
Feb. 8: Starsailor, Ed Harcourt
Feb. 9: Bubba Sparxxx
Feb. 10: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Andrew WK, lostprophets, the Coral
Feb. 11: Charlatans
Feb. 12: Nickelback, Rival Schools, Backyard Babies
Feb. 14: Pet Shop Boys
Feb. 21: Doves