The Pogues may or may not have sworn off their traditional Christmas tours of the U.K. following their 2010 outing, but the folk-punk favorites are set to play a one-off London concert this December. Billed as the band’s only U.K show of the band’s ongoing 30th anniversary tour, the Dec. 20 gig is set for London’s O2 Arena. Presale tickets go on sale 9:30 a.m. London time on Wednesday, with general on-sale at 9:30 a.m. Friday.
Last month, the band — Shane MacGowan, Spider Stacy, Jem Finer, James Fearnley, Andrew Ranken, Philip Chevron, Terry Woods and Darryl Hunt — played a pair of anniversary shows in Paris that were to be recorded for CD and DVD release.
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