The Libertines, Hyde Park
The Libertines, - image by Aurelien Guichard

The Libertines announce support acts for January 2016 tour

This Libertines article was written by Natalie Whitehouse, a GIGsoup contributor. Header image by Aurelien Guichard

The Libertines have announced a whole host of support acts to join them on their 2016 UK tour.

The band, who will be touring their long-awaited third studio album ‘Anthems for Doomed Youth’ in January, have given six bands support slots across the seven dates.

Starting in Glasgow at the SSE Hydro Arena on January 21st, The Libertines will be joined by big names in the form of The Enemy and The View, as well as up and coming band The Sherlocks, who have created quite a noise over the past year.

Also on the line up are Stockport’s finest Blossoms, who are currently supporting Paul Weller on his UK tour, as well as Reverend and the Makers, who joined The Libertines at their Hyde Park gig in 2014, and Sleaford Mods.

The full run down of who is supporting on each night can be found below:

Thursday 21st January – Glasgow SSE Hydro Arena
The View and Reverend and The Makers

Saturday 23rd January – Manchester Arena
Blossoms and Reverend and the Makers

Monday 25th January – Capital FM Arena Nottingham
Sleaford Mods and Reverend and the Makers

Tuesday 26th January – Cardiff Motorpoint Arena
The Enemy and The Sherlocks

Wednesday 27th January – Birmingham Barclaycard Arena
The Enemy and The Sherlocks

Friday 29th January – Bournemouth BIC
The Enemy and The Sherlocks

The Libertines tour poster