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The Pogues announce annual Christmas tour (2008)

The Pogues

Story by Jack Foley

AS MUCH a part of Christmas as turkey and stuffing The Pogues reunite once again for some very special seasonal dates.

In what has already been a busy year for the band, they have played the festival circuit including T in the Park, Oxegen and more recently played a great set at V Festival.

Now, they intend to hit the road throughout December with a series of nine concerts, culminating in two nights at London’s Brixton Academy.

The tour dates are (all December 2008):

7 – Glasgow Carling Academy
9 – Leeds Academy
11 – Newcastle Carling Academy
12 – Sheffield Carling Academy
13 – Manchester Men Arena
15 – Birmingham Carling Academy
16 – Bristol Carling Academy
18 & 19 – London Brixton Carling Academy

Tickets cost £29.50 (regional) and £30 (for London) and they go on sale from Friday, August 29 at 10am.