Jake Bugg announces biggest solo tour to date in autumn


Jake Bugg

Jake Bugg has announced details of his biggest solo UK tour so far.

The 18-year-old from Nottingham will play nine dates, beginning in Bournemouth in October and ending in Manchester.

The singer is nominated for best breakthrough act at the 2013 Brit Awards, as well as being up for two NME Awards.

He became the youngest British male to debut at number one when his self-titled album was released in October.

He has previously admitted his surprise at the success of the album.

He said: "It's something that I would have liked to have happened, but I never thought it would.

"I was baffled when it did, I just wasn't expecting it. I didn't know what was going to happen when it was released."

This year, Jake Bugg is playing Ibiza and Mallorca Rocks, Reading and Leeds festivals as well as supporting the Stone Roses at their summer gigs.

Jake Bugg's tour dates are as follows:

BIC, Bournemouth - 19 October

Pavilions, Plymouth - 20

Brighton Centre, Brighton - 22

O2 Academy, Brixton, London - 23

Oasis, Swindon - 27

O2 Academy, Birmingham - 28

O2 Academy, Glasgow - 31

Dome, Doncaster - 2 November

O2 Apollo, Manchester - 6

Tickets go on sale at 9am on Thursday 21 February

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