The Pogues set for annual Christmas gig

Irish band set for fifth year of festive shows

The Pogues are set to return for more of their annual Christmas gigs.

The Irish band will play their fifth festive tour around the UK this December.

The Holloways are to support the veterans on all dates, except Belfast.

They play:

Glasgow Academy (December 11)

Newcastle Academy (12)

Nottingham Arena (14)

Manchester Central (15)

Birmingham Academy (16)

Brixton Academy (18, 19, 20)

Belfast Kings Hall (22)

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