Brighton guitar punk duo Blood Red Shoes have announced a short Irish tour to follow the release of their forthcoming new album 'Fire Like This', on February 26th. They're set to play the following dates: 

                                                                                                 April 21st – Cyprus Avenue, Cork
April 22nd – Academy 2, Dublin
April 23rd – Nerve Centre, Derry
April 24th – Auntie Annies, Belfast

Meanwhile, London nu-wave outfit New Young Pony Club have announced a Spring date in Dublin to coincide with the release of their upcoming second album 'The Optimist', which is due for release on March 1st. NYPC will play Tripod on March 13th. Tickets priced €20 go on sale this Friday January 29th at 9am. The video for their new single 'Lost A Girl' can be seen below.