The World’s Greatest Party Band, The B-52s announce today that they will return to the UK for three shows this August, the tour will see them play the following dates:

August 2013
Tuesday 13th Manchester Academy
Thursday 15th O2 Academy Birmingham
Friday 16th London IndigO2

Tickets go on sale at 9am on Friday 8th February here.

The B-52s have always cut a wide path, from early college radio to 80s New Wave to the MTV era, from post-punk to retro-surf to the very core of dance music itself.

Any mystery concerning the band’s longevity and ongoing appeal is immediately solved when exposed to a B-52s concert experience. From groundbreaking songs like “Rock Lobster,” “Dance This Mess Around” and “Private Idaho“ to chart-topping hits like “Love Shack” and “Roam” and “Deadbeat Club” to their thrilling reemergence on the pop scene with their 2008 CD Funplex the B-52s’ unforgettable dance-rock tunes start a party every time their music begins.

As they take their party-music revolution into the 21st century they show no signs of slowing down, serving up their own unique blend of music and showmanship to millions of fans around the world!