August 10, 2010 9:00
Libertines announce Reading And Leeds Festivals warm-up show – ticket details
Find out how to get tickets to London HMV Forum show
The Libertines will play a Reading And Leeds Festivals warm-up show at London's HMV Forum on August 25.
The chance to buy tickets will be offered on a ballot basis to fans who sign up to thelibertines.com.
Fans can register for the chance to buy up to two tickets each until 6pm (BST) on Friday (August 13).
Following the show the reuniting band will play the Leeds Festival on the Friday (27) and Reading Festival on the Saturday (28).
Get the new issue of NME, on newsstands tomorrow, for an interview with Carl Barât about what The Libertines are planning to play at the shows, and what "precautions" they are taking to ensure they keep things together.
Plus new one-off magazine NME Icons: The Libertines, featuring all the band's classic NME interviews, previously-unpublished photos and more, can be ordered from NME.COM/store, and is on UK newsstands now.
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