macabeesThe Shockwaves NME Awards Shows are ready to rock the emerald isle – bringing the best in cutting edge music as The Maccabees, Two Door Cinema Club and Funeral Suits storm on the Academy Dublin stage (21st Feb).

Belfast will also play host to The Maccabees and Two Door Cinema Club as they descend upon the Mandela Hall, Belfast (22nd Feb) joining them will be Panama Kings.

These unmissable gigs promise to provide the most explosive set of pre-awards parties, leading us towards the legendary Shockwaves NME Awards, which take place on 24th February at the iconic O2 Academy Brixton,

Mould breaking indie band The Maccabees have had an amazing year after the success of their second album, Wall of Arms. Headlining both nights, this highly acclaimed band are set to kick of the new decade in true NME style.
NME AWARDS SHOWS clippedSupport for both dates comes from Northern Ireland’s finest: Two Door Cinema Club. Following on from their single ‘I Can Talk’ the band have become firm indie pop favourites.

Dublin/Limerick band Funeral Suits bring their edgy electronic sound to Dublin after previously supporting Franz Ferdinand on their Irish tour.

Panama Kings deliver their rock rhythms to the Belfast crowds, bringing their fun, fresh indie dance music to the Shows.

Shockwaves NME Awards Shows – the definitive word on new music!

Sunday 21st February – The Academy Dublin 25.00 EUR (includes booking fee)
Dublin booking line: 0818 719 300

Monday 22nd February – Mandela Hall Belfast 20.00 GBP (includes booking fee)
Belfast booking line: 0844 847 2455 ***Early doors of 6:30pm – First band 6:45pm***