The Joy Formidable to support Sir Paul McCartney in Wales showcase

Posted on 16 June 2010
By Martin Higgins
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The Joy Formidable are to support living legend Sir Paul McCartney at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff.

The day before opening The Other Stage at Glastonbury the Welsh rockers will play the supporting slot on June, 26, in their native land with the celebrated former Beatle. Also appearing on the bill will be Manic Street Preachers.

This summer TJM have a busy calender and will also be making appearances at Reading/Leeds festivals before heading down to Australia to support Passion Pit and Temper Trap, as well as playing at the Splendour In The Grass festival.

Having released their latest single Popinjay earlier this year, the band will be releasing their debut album at the end of 2010.

Their tour dates now read as follows:

26th Millennium Stadium w/ Paul McCartney & Manic Street Preachers (UK)
(tickets / 0844 847 2450)
27th Glastonbury Festival. Other stage (Opening Act) (UK)

2nd Skiippagurra Festival (NOR)
22nd Perth Metro w/The Temper Trap (AUS)
23rd Adelaide Thebarton w/The Temper Trap (AUS)
24th Melbourne Festival Hall w/The Temper Trap (AUS)
25th Melbourne Workers Club HEADLINE (AUS)
27th Sydney Hordern Pavilion w/The Temper Trap (AUS)
28th Sydney Beach Rd Hotel HEADLINE (AUS)
29th Splendour in the Grass Festival

2nd Sydney The Forum w/Passion Pit (AUS)
3rd Merlbourne The Prince Bandroom w/Passion Pit (AUS)
4th Merlbourne The Prince Bandroom w/Passion Pit (AUS)

26th Underground Festival, Gloucester (UK)

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