Stereophonics announce July Olympic warm-up dates


Kelly Jones of Stereophonics

Stereophonics have lined up four small warm-up shows before their appearance at the Olympic opening ceremony concert.

They will play in Llandudno, Derby, Grimsby and Cambridge from 22-25 July.

The Olympic concert takes place in Hyde Park on 27 July with four bands representing the four nations of the UK.

Stereophonics will fly the flag for Wales, while the other bands are Paolo Nutini, Duran Duran and Snow Patrol.

The band have had 11 top five singles in their 20-year history and are working on a new album due out early next year.

Full dates for the gigs are:

Llandudno Venue Cymru - 22 July

Derby Assembly Rooms - 23 July

Grimsby Auditorium - 24 July

Cambridge Corn Exchange - 25 July

Tickets go on sale on 9am on Friday 1 June.