Matt Johnson announces more The The concerts

Matt Johnson has added more dates to the live return of his seminal post-punk The Thewhich is making it’s return to the stage after 16 years of mostly soundtrack work and the release of a handful of singles.

Four more UK dates have now been announced around the band’s scheduled appearance at Festival No. 6 on September 8th. Two of these new dates are in Glasgow on September 4th and 5th, with a concert on September 7th in Birmingham, and on September 9th in Bristol.

Tickets are on sale 9AM Thursday with the general sale on Friday.

Still no news of the promised new The The album, which would be the first “proper” release since 2000’s Naked Self.

Meanwhile, last year Johnson had teamed up with Johnny Marr on the We Can’t Stop What’s Coming  single for Record Store Day, along with the Radio Cineola 3-disc box set.

The The tour dates:

May 25: Rescue Rooms, Nottingham, UK
May 26: Rescue Rooms, Nottingham, UK
May 27: Becketts Student Union, Leeds, UK
June 1: Heartland Festival, Egeskov Castle, Denmark
June 2: Münchenbryggeriet, Stockholm, Sweden
June 5: Royal Albert Hall, London, UK
June 6: Brixton Academy, London, UK
June 7: Troxy, London, UK
July 7: Iveagh Gardens, Dublin, Ireland
Sept. 4: Barrowlands, Glasgow, UK
Sept. 5: Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow, UK
Sept. 7: Digbeth Arena, Birmingham, UK
Sept. 8: Festival No. 6, Portmeirion, UK
Sept. 9: St. Philip’s Gate Arena, Bristol, UK