- 26 Jun 20
Tickets for their biggest show to date will go on sale next Friday, July 3 at 9am.
Post-punk rockers Fontaines D.C. have announced a string of new UK tour dates for May 2021 to mark their upcoming sophomore album release A Hero's Death.
The new dates will include the Dublin band’s biggest headline UK show to-date at London’s Alexandra Palace, with support acts to be announced.
The tour announcement builds further excitement for Fontaines D.C.'s highly anticipated second LP A Hero's Death, with the band performing the title track on Later… with Jools Holland earlier this month.
The album is scheduled to drop on July 31, and was produced in London by Dan Carey of Black Midi and Bat For Lashes acclaim.
The band have also recently shared their latest single and intense album opener 'I Don't Belong'.
Fontaines D.C. shot to fame after releasing their brilliant and original debut album Dogrel, which landed in the Top 10 on the UK album charts and earning the band a Mercury Prize nomination.
Dogrel gained #1 Album of the Year positions from BBC 6 Music and Rough Trade and snagged the band a performance on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon and numerous sold out tours in the UK and abroad.
Fans can gain access to artist pre-sale on Wednesday, July 1 at 9am BST by pre-ordering the album from the band’s official store or signing up to their mailing list here.
NHS staff and essential workers will also have the chance to snag free tickets to the shows, with 50 being made available at all regional events, and a further 200 for London’s Alexandra Palace.
Tickets will be distributed on a first-come-first-served basis, and anyone wishing to apply must email [email protected] by 5pm on Tuesday, June 30 listing their profession and the show they want to attend.
The full list of dates are as follows:
7th May – Manchester Academy
10th May – Leicester De Montfort Hall
11th May – Leeds O2 Academy
12th May – Newcastle O2 City Hall
14th May – Glasgow Barrowland
17th May – Cambridge Corn Exchange
18th May – Sheffield O2 Academy
20th May – Birmingham O2 Academy
21st May – Cardiff Great Hall
22nd May – Bristol O2 Academy
24th May – Bournemouth O2 Academy
25th May – Southampton O2 Guildhall
27th May – London Alexandra Palace