Bunnymen name solo dates

Echo & The Bunnymen Echo & The Bunnymen has announced a number of solo Australian side shows for 2010.

The UK band will play a number of headlining shows kicking off in January next year.

The band will be in the country to perform as part of the St Jerome's Laneway Festival.

The tour is in support of their tenth studio album, The Fountain.

The Bunnymen formed when Ian McCulloch met guitarist Will Sergeant in the summer of 1978 in Liverpool when the pair began recording demos with a drum machine that the duo called “Echo.”

The band will release The Fountain on 5 December.

See below for tour dates. Tickets on sale Monday 7 December.

Wed 27th January Enmore Theatre, Sydney www.ticketek.com.au 132 849 Fri 29th January St Jerome’s Laneway Festival, Brisbane Sat 30th January St Jerome’s Laneway Festival, Melbourne Sun 31st January St Jerome’s Laneway Festival, Sydney Thu 4th February Palais Theatre, Melbourne www.ticketmaster.com.au 136 100 Fri 5th February St Jerome’s Laneway Festival, Adelaide