TOUR NEWS: Fontaines D.C. announce Summer 2018 dates


Following their recent signing to Partisan Records and the announcement of their support slot on the forthcoming Shame tour in the UK and Ireland, Dublin’s Fontaines D.C. have now announced a new set of summer live dates and festival appearances to take place over the coming months.

The last year has seen Fontaines D.C. release three hotly received double A-side singles, all of which were named as singles of the week by Rough Trade, and garnered early support from the likes of Steve Lamacq and others on BBC 6 Music, as well as earning plaudits from DIY, Stereogum, KEXP, Fred Perry Subculture, London in Stereo, So Young and every major Irish publication.

They will play the following dates across the rest of 2018:

27th July – Sunflowerfest, Hillsborough (NI)
4th August – Indiependence Festival, Cork (IE)
5th August – Castlepalooza Festival, Waterford (IE)
11th August – Dolan’s Warehouse, Limerick (IE)
2nd September – Electric Picnic, Stradbally (IE)
20th October – Simple Things Festival, Bristol
20th October – Ritual Union, Oxford

15th Nov – SWX, Bristol *
16th Nov – Pyramids, Portsmouth *
17th Nov – Academy 1 , Leicester *
18th Nov – The Leadmill, Sheffield *
20th Nov – LUU Stylus, Leeds *
21st Nov – Tivoli Theatre, Dublin *
23rd Nov – University, Newcastle *
24th Nov – SWG3 , Glasgow *
26th Nov – The Waterfront, Norwich *
27th Nov – Academy, Oxford *
28th Nov – o2 Insitute, Birmingham *
30th Nov – Forum, London *

5th Dec – The Lexington, London
6th Dec – The Prince Albert, Brighton
7th Dec – Eagle Inn, Manchester

* = supporting Shame