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Fred announce Dublin date
The Cork band will play Whelan's later this month
The Hot Press Newsdesk, 05 May 2011
Cork five-piece Fred have announced a Whelan's date - they're Dublin-bound on May 19.
The band, who released their latest album Leaving My Empire on April 15, recently spoke to Hot Press' Peter Murphy. Check out the interview here.
Tickets for the Whelan's show are on sale now at the WAV box office, priced €14.
The Hot Press Newsdesk
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