2024 Pogue Traders dates confirmed so far.

The following dates have been confirmed for Pogue Traders gigs in 2024:

  • February 11th (Sunday) – The Dublin Castle, Camden Town (matinee show)tickets here.
  • March 2nd (Saturday) – Tunbridge Wells Forum – A night to celebrate the late Shane MacGowan & The Pogues – tickets here.
  • March 16th (Saturday) – Brighton – Concorde 2 – St Patrick’s Eve Celebration – tickets here.
  • March 17th (Sunday) – Half Moon, Putney – St Patrick’s Day Celebration – tickets here.
  • 29th June (Saturday) – Guilfest 2024, Guildford – tickets here.
  • August 29th to September 1st – Wicks St Festival (actual date tbc) – tickets here.
  • September 6th (Friday) – The Factory Live, Worthingtickets here.
  • November 16th (Saturday) – Lewes – Con Club.
  • December 14th (Saturday) Holmfirth Picturedrome. Christmas Shindig – tickets here.
  • December 21st (Saturday) Dingwalls, Camden Town. Christmas Shindig –  tickets here.

The Pogue Traders Holmfirth

Winter Tour – 2023-4

Dates for the winter tour are now shaping up. The following dates have been confirmed:

2023
October 7th – Leytonstone (private event).
November 11th – McChuills, Glasgow – tickets here.
November 25th – Lewes – The Constitution Club – tickets here.
December 9th – The Old Crown, Digbeth, Birmingham  – tickets here.
December 13th – Half Moon, Putney – tickets here.
December 21st – Dingwalls, Camden Town – the Christmas Shindig – tickets. here.

2024
February 11th – The Dublin Castle (matinee show) – tickets here.
March 2nd – Tunbridge Wells Forum – A night to celebrate the late Shane MacGowan & The Pogues – tickets here.
March 16th – Brighton. – tickets here.
March 17th – Half Moon, Putney.

Later dates – details to follow:

June 8th – Eastbourne.
November 16th – Worthing.

Pogue Traders headline 40 years of The Pogues celebration

Pogue Traders 40th anniversary of The Pogues

On the 4th October 1982, a new group, originally known as Pogue Mahone played their first gig. James Fearnley, Shane MacGowan, Spider Stacy and Jem Finer took the stage at The Pindar of Wakefield (now known as The Water Rats) in London’s Kings Cross.

40 years later, to the day, the UK’s leading Pogues tribute band The Pogue Traders are returning to the same venue for a wider celebration of the band’s music and their impact on the world’s music scene. Tickets are now on sale here.

The evening’s celebrations will open with an hour-long Q&A with Shane MacGowan’s official biographer Richard Balls discussing his recent book ‘A Furious Devotion: The Life of Shane MacGowan‘ with Maeve Murphy, award-winning Director and author of “Christmas At The Cross“. Both will be “In Conversation”. Their books will be available to buy and get signed as well !

Supporting The Pogue Traders for the night is from Paul ‘Mad Dog’ McGuinness And Band who toured with Shane MacGowan for almost a decade as a founder member of The Popes.

Exact stage times for each part of the evening are yet to be finalised (Check with venue or Facebook nearer date). Tickets are £15 / £20 On the door.

Furious Devotion
Richard Balls, author of A Furoius Devotion will start the evening with a Q&A about his biography of Shane MacGowan.