File under: bands I keep harping on about.
The new U2 as I’ve called them more than once, Ballyliffen, Donegal band the Plea are continuing on their quest for national and global success by announcing dates around Ireland this summer. They’re also coming down my way, so I’ll have to check them out. The tour sees them supporting Fred or Ash at various dates around the country, as well as a couple of headline shows and an appearance at Oxegen.
1 June Wexford – Arts Centre Fred support
2 June Dundalk – The Spirit Store Fred support
6 June Dublin – Whelan’s ASH support
7 June Portrush – Playhouse ASH support
8 June Belfast Empire ASH support
12 June Temple House Festival, Sligo
8 July OXEGEN FESTIVAL (day TBC)
23 July Glasgowbury
5 Aug Dublin Whelans Riptide Movement support
Have a listen to ‘Praise Be’:
and current single ‘I am the Miracle’: