London indie rockers The Maccabees are to play two Irish shows in association with the Shockwaves NME Awards 2010 in February. They will play the Olympia Theatre in Dublin alongside Two Door Cinema Club and Funeral Suits on February 21st and Mandela Hall, Belfast with Two Door Cinema Club and Panama Kings on February 22nd.

Meanwhile Dan Le Sac vs Scroobius Pop have announced a six date Irish tour in support of their forthcoming second album 'The Logic Of Chance' which is due for release in March of next year. They will play:

The Pavilion, Cork – 21st April
Roisin Dubh, Galway – 22nd April
Trinity Rooms
, Limerick – 23rd April
Whelan's, Dublin – 24th April
Nerve Centre, Derry – 26th April
Mandela Hall, Belfast – 27th April