Fontaines D.C. add extra dates to massive 2021 UK tour

Second dates in Glasgow and Manchester have joined the May run of gigs

Fontaines D.C. have added two more dates to their biggest UK tour to date.

The Irish band, who are set to release their second album ‘A Hero’s Death’ later this month, will hit the road in May 2021, beginning in Manchester on May 7 before winding up at Alexandra Palace on May 27.

After the initial Manchester date, along with a Glasgow show at the Barrowlands, both sold out this morning (July 3), second dates have been revealed.

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The band will now play Manchester Academy again on May 8 as well as the night before, with the sold-out Barrowlands date on the 14th being joined by a new show on the 15th.

NHS staff and Key Workers will also have the chance to secure free tickets to the shows, with 50 being made available at all regional shows, and a further 200 for London’s Alexandra Palace. Tickets will be distributed on a first come first served basis, and all applicants should email fontaines@metropolismusic.com by 17:00pm BST on Tuesday 30th June, listing their profession and the show they want to attend.

Check out the dates in full below.

MAY 2021

7th  – Manchester Academy (sold out)
8th – Manchester Academy (NEW DATE)
10th – Leicester De Montfort Hall
11th – Leeds O2 Academy
12th – Newcastle O2 City Hall
14th – Glasgow Barrowland (sold out)
15th – Glasgow Barrowland (NEW DATE)
17th – Cambridge Corn Exchange
18th – Sheffield O2 Academy
20th – Birmingham O2 Academy
21st – Cardiff Great Hall
22nd – Bristol O2 Academy
24th – Bournemouth O2 Academy
25th – Southampton O2 Guildhall
27th – London Alexandra Palace

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It comes after the band shared their reflective new song ‘I Don’t Belong’ earlier this month.

I Don’t Belong’ is the opening track on the Dublin band’s upcoming second album ‘A Hero’s Death’, and follows on from the May release of the record’s title track. ‘A Hero’s Death’ is set for release on July 31 via Partisan.

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