The bands and dates have ben announced for next year's NME Shockwaves Awards Tour.

The Cribs hold the headliner spot, and will be joined by Joe Lean and the Jing Jang Jong, Does It Offend You Yeah? And The Ting Tings

NME Associate Editor Dan Silver says, "The NME Awards tour has earned a deserved reputation for unearthing the hottest new talent around and this year is no exception. 2008 promises to be an amazing year for live music and we're thrilled that these bands will be leading the charge"

The dates are as follows:

29, Belfast Mandela Hall.
30, Dublin Ambassador Theatre.

1, Glasgow Barrowland.
2, Manchester Academy.
3, Newcastle Carling Academy.
4, Lincoln Engine Shed.
6, Birmingham Carling Academy.
7, Liverpool University.
8, Leeds University.
11, Sheffield Octagon.
12, Nottingham Rock City.
13, Norwich UEA.
15, Cambridge Corn Exchange.
16, Leicester University.
17, Oxford Carling Academy.
19, Bristol Carling Academy.
20, Cardiff University.
21, Portsmouth Pyramid.
22, London Brixton Academy. is selling tickets right now.