Fontaines DC brings Irish post-punk styles to ‘Corden’ to play ‘Roman Holiday’; North American tour soon
Irish post-punk/indie band DC fountains is set to embark on a major North American headlining tour, with the band’s return to the United States in support of last May’s Lean fia.
The third album released by the Dublin-based band, Lean fia came on the heels of the 2020s The death of a herowhich earned the band a Grammy nomination for Best Rock Album.
There’s a consistent intensity to the music of Fontaines DC, courtesy of singer Grian Chatten and his lyricism, rooted in working-class angst and a call for social conscience. Musically, Fontaines DC bathes most songs in a cascade of ethereal guitars and melodies, blending it all into a particularly compelling sound that shines on songs such as “Roman Holiday,” which the band performed on. The Late Late Show with James Corden Wednesday night :
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This weekend, Fontaines DC will take part in Primavera Sound Los Angeles, a weekend festival featuring Arctic Monkeys, Lorde and Nine Inch Nails, three disparate acts rounding out an eclectic roster of talent slated for this weekend, from the 16th to September 18.
Here is also the North American tour schedule for the coming weeks:
— Fountains DC (@fountainsdublin) August 19, 2022
Fri-Sep-16 San Diego, CA @ The Observatory North Park
Sat-Sep-17 Los Angeles, CA @ Primavera Sound Festival
Mar-Sep-20 Tucson, AZ @ 191 Toole
Thu-Sep-22 San Antonio, TX @ Paper Tiger
Mon-Sep-26 New Orleans, LA @ One Eyed Jacks
Mon-Oct-3 Baltimore, MD @ Rams Head Live
Wed-Oct 5 Asbury Park, NJ @ Stone Pony [rescheduled show, tickets remain valid]Thu-Oct-6