First up, the band will be headlining the second day of the Rock in Idro festival, which takes place in Bologna, Italy from 30th May – 2nd June. The festival, now in its sixth year, showcases a different music genre on each of its four days: electronic, punk rock, metal and indie-alternative. For more information and tickets go to www.rockinidro.com
On 14th June The Pogues play a special gig for Forestry Commission Live a�� a series of unique concerts in beautiful woodland locations. This concert will be held in Thetford Forest, near Brandon in Suffolk. All proceeds go to improving the forests for visitor and wildlife. Go to www.forestry.gov.uk for more and to buy tickets.
On 5th July they are special guests of The Libertines for this year’s British Summer Time gigs in Hyde Park.
Finally the band will be performing on the first day of French festival FA?te du Bruit dans Landerneaum, which takes place in Brittany the 9th & 10th August. Check out the festival website for more info and tickets. www.festival-fetedubruit.com