Fontaines D.C. have upgraded sold out headline show at Empire Music Hall to Belfast’s Ulster Hall. The Irish punk band will play the iconic venue on 12 December 2019.
The post-punk rock band, hailing from Dublin, have been recognised as one of the biggest upcoming rock bands since they began releasing singles in 2017. Taking their name from the character Johnny Fontane in The Godfather, the band don’t let go of their home roots with the initials ‘D.C.’ bringing them back to the city in which they met: Dublin City.
“One of guitar music’s most essential new voices” - NME (★★★★★)
From the release of their inaugural album Dogrel in April of this year, they have gone on to release four hotly received double A-side singles, all of which were named as singles of the week by Rough Trade, and garnered early support from Steve Lamacq and others on BBC 6 Music, as well as earning feature space from every major Irish and UK publication.
“An inspired debut album from a special band” - CLASH (9/10)