The Maccabees announce farewell shows in London and Manchester

The Maccabees announce farewell shows in London and Manchester

The Maccabees have announced three farewell show, which will take place in London and Manchester next year.

The band, who confirmed their split in August of this year, will perform at Manchester’s O2 Apollo on Wednesday, June 28, before playing two dates at Alexandra Palace on Friday, June 30 and Saturday, July 1.

Tickets for the shows go on sale on Friday, December 9 from and

The band’s Felix White said: “We're planning on these final shows being a huge celebration, thank you and goodbye to 14 years of writing, recording, playing and touring together.”

During their 14-year career The Maccabees release four critically acclaimed albums - Colour It In (2007), Wall Of Arms (2009), Given To The Wild (2012) and Marks To Prove It (2015).

Given To The Wild was shortlisted for the Mercury Prize in 2012 and lead track Pelican won an Ivor Novello Award for best contemporary song.

Last month the band headlined Latitude Festival after a year of touring Marks To Prove It, which was a UK No.1. The tour included three sold out nights at Brixton Academy in January.

The band’s Felix White also announced the launch of his own record label (Yala! Records) and club night last month.

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