The Pogues set to mount 2007 Christmas shows

It's the Irish legends' fifth festive tour

Irish legends The Pogues have announced a Christmas tour for this December.

The band led by Shane MacGowan, will play their fifth year of festive dates around the UK. The Holloways will support.

They play:

Glasgow Academy (December 11)

Newcastle Academy (12)

Nottingham Arena (14)

Manchester Central (15)

Birmingham Academy (16)

London Brixton Academy (18, 19)

Tickets go on sale at 9am on August 31.

To check ticket availability and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/GIGS, now.