In promising news, details of four upcoming concerts by the legendary Britpop band Blur have been released in preparation of their big London performance for the Olympics.

The Wolverhampton Civic Hall's official website revealed today that the band would be playing on August 5th & 6th along with two other dates at Winter Gardens and Plymouth Pavilions. A post on the official Blur Facebook page has also hinted at the news, saying "you around early August? Sign up at Blur.co.uk and we'll mail you Tuesday morning."

To those who have signed up at the site, some pre-sale tickets will be available at 9am on the 16th and for those who don't or have not, the 18th is your day.

The tour dates are as follows:

  • August 1st - Margate Winter Gardens
  • August 5th - Wolverhampton Civic Hall
  • August 6th - Wolverhampton Civic Hall
  • August 7th - Plymouth Pavilions