Shane MacGowan and co begin tour next month

The Pogues have announced details of their annual UK and Irish Christmas tour.

The band will kick off dates in Northern Ireland, where they will play a night at St. George’s Market in Belfast, before doing three nights at Dublin‘s Olympia Theatre.

They then head to Britain, starting off in Newcastle, before wrapping things up with a residency at the O2 Academy Brixton.

The Pogues will play:

Belfast St George’s Market (December 2)
Dublin Olympia Theatre (4 ,5, 6)
Newcastle Academy (9)
Glasgow Academy (10)
Sheffield Academy (12)
Manchester Apollo (13)
Leeds Academy (14)
Birmingham Academy (16)
London Brixton Academy (18, 19)

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