Yeah Yeah Yeahs have announced two shows in the UK this June: one on June 5 Manchester with English Teacher, and on the 7th with Dry Cleaning and Anika. Tickets go on sale this Friday. In a statement, the band also promised that they will be playing some new material at the shows:
OK UK! We are coming to lend our light to dark ages and holy shit are we ready to play our hearts out for you!! Yeah it’s been 9 years since we’ve graced your club stages! Yeah we’ve got some tunes so fresh and so NEW to try out on you! Yeah the bill is so MAJOR with Dry Cleaning and Anika in London and English Teacher in Manchester. Dress up! Make a night of it! Support your fave band that you may have seen debut at Brixton back in ’02!! Yeah let’s not wait another decade to see each other again! CANNOT WAIT! They don’t love ya like we do!! Luv YYYs
The dates mark the band’s first shows since 2019 and first in the UK in nine years; they’re also set to play some festivals this summer, including Barcelona’s Primavera Sound. Yeah Yeah Yeah’s last album, Mosquito, was released in 2013.