Following last night's sold out show at The Electric Ballroom in London, The New Pornographers have confirmed they will return to the UK and Ireland later this year for a handful of headline shows and festival appearances. September: 5th - Electric Picnic Festival, Ireland 7th - Oran Mor, Glasgow 8th - Ruby Lounge, Manchester 9th - Concorde 2, Brighton 10th - End of the Road Festival, Dorset December: 9th - Shepherd's Bush Empire, London Together, the Vancouver outfit's fifth studio album is out now and features guest appearances from Annie Clark (St. Vincent), Will Sheff (Okkervil River) and Zach Condon (Beirut). www.myspace.com/thenewpornographers