Pond front-man Nicholas Allbrook has announced a run of European dates to coincide with the release of his second solo album Pure Gardiya, which is due out on 27 May.

The tour includes six UK performances, stopping at Manchester’s Deaf Institute on 8 June.

Upcoming album Pure Gardiya explores the myths of Australian national identity. Sitting at 10 tracks, the record is the second full-length release to come from the artist, following on from his debut LP Ganough, Wallis and Fatuna and 2015’s Walrus EP.

The full UK tour listing:

6 June   –   Birmingham, Hare and Hound
7 June   –   Leeds, Brudenell Social Club
8 June   –   Manchester, Deaf Institute
9 June   –   London, Courtyard Theatre
10 June   –   Bristol, The Louisiana
11 June   –   London, Field Day

Tickets for Nicholas Allbrook performing at Manchester’s Deaf Institute on Wednesday 8 June go on sale at 9am on Friday 22 April