Violets to kick off NME headline tour in Sheffield

The Palma Violets in action.
The Palma Violets in action.

Tickets are now on sale for the annual NME awards tour, which arrives in Sheffield next month.

Headlining this year’s anniversary tour – which kicks off at The Leadmill in the city on Thursday, February 19 – are Palma Violets.

Also on the bill for the 20th anniversary tour are Fat White Family, The Amazing Snakeheads and Slave.

Mike Williams, editor of music magazine NME, says: “Every year, the tour brings together the most breathtaking acts new music has to offer and 2015 is no different.”

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