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THE STAVES AT THE OLYMPIA THEATRE RESCHEDULED FROM FEB 9TH TO MAY 6TH
News last updated: 19-12-2014
From The Staves
“To our friends in Dublin, we regret to announce that we've had to postpone our Dublin show at The Olympia on Feb 9th. All tickets purchased will still be valid for the rescheduled show on Wednesday 6th May. We look forward to seeing you all then.”

POND AT WHELAN’S – 19 FEBRUARY 2015
News last updated: 18-12-2014
Australian psychadelic rock group POND have just announced details of a show at Whelan’s Wexford Street on Thursday February 19th 2015

MCD PROUDLY PRESENTS:HOODIE ALLEN LIVE AT THE ACADEMY, DUBLIN. - 29TH MARCH 2015
News last updated: 18-12-2014
New York rapper Hoodie Allen makes his triumphant return to Irish Soil on March 29th. His first Irish show was upgraded to a bigger room due to high demand and he has only grown bigger!

BLACK STAR RIDERS - WATCH VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE 'THE KILLER INSTINCT'
News last updated: 18-12-2014
EUROPE, Scandinavia’s biggest Rock band return to the UK & Ireland alongside BLACK STAR RIDERS for a tour in March 2015 taking in The Olympia Theatre Dublin on 2nd March & The Ulster Hall Belfast on 3rd March.

FRANCES BLACK AND KIERAN GOSS TO REUNITE AT THE OLYMPIA THEATRE
News last updated: 18-12-2014
Two of Ireland’s best-loved performers come together for a special night at The Olympia Theatre on Saturday 7th November.

HOBBIE STUART THE ACADEMY GREEN ROOM 11 MARCH 2015
News last updated: 17-12-2014
Brighton singer songwriter Hobbie Stuart has confirmed a headline date at The Academy Green Room on 11 March 2015.

AVICII PLUS SPECIAL GUESTS RUDIMENTAL LIVE AT MARLAY PARK - TICKETS ON SALE NOW
News last updated: 17-12-2014
Avicii is one of the most in-demand and elite artists on the planet. His last Irish appearance at Vital in Belfast last summer sold out 37,500 tickets.

THE GASLIGHT ANTHEM THE OLYMPIA THEATRE, 8 JUNE 2015
News last updated: 17-12-2014
One of New Jerseys finest rock bands The Gaslight Anthem make their long awaited return to Dublin this coming June 8th at the Olympia Theatre.

AC/DC SELL OUT AVIVA STADIUM IN MINUTES
News last updated: 17-12-2014
FOR ONE NIGHT ONLY​ THE BIGGEST GIG OF 2015!

Tickets from €87.50 Including Booking Fee (Limited To 8 Per Transaction)

On Sale This Wednesday, December 17th at 9am

HALESTORM WITH SPECIAL GUESTS WILSON
News last updated: 16-12-2014
Tickets on sale NOW from ticketmaster.ie and outlets nationwide and limited amount from Sound Cellar €23.00 includes booking fee
This show is over 14s.

THE NYF DUBLIN 3 COUNTDOWN CONCERT FEATURING KODALINE & JAMES VINCENT MCMORROW IS NOW SOLD OUT
News last updated: 16-12-2014
s part of New Years Festival Dublin (NYF Dublin), MCD is proud to announce the 3 countdown concert featuring Kodaline, James Vincent McMorrow, Dublin Legends, Walking on Cars and The Whereabouts on College Green this New Years Eve, December 31st. Subject to licence.

WALKING ON CARS – LIVE AT OLYMPIA THEATRE 11TH MARCH 2015
News last updated: 15-12-2014
Ireland’s best-kept secret Walking on Cars announces their biggest headline show at Olympia Theatre 11th March. They recently celebrate the release of their second single Always Be With You.

FATHER RAY KELLY LIVE AT THE OLYMPIA THEATRE – TICKETS ON SALE NOW
News last updated: 15-12-2014
Father Ray Kelly has confirmed his debut appearance at The Olympia Theatre. The Navan based priest will perform live at the Dame Street venue on Thursday 19th February.

GRANT NICHOLAS LIVE AT WHELANS - TICKETS ON SALE NOW
News last updated: 15-12-2014
To celebrate the release of his debut solo album Yorktown Heights, Feeder frontman Grant Nicholas has announced a show at Whelan’s on Saturday 28th February.

MACY GRAY AT THE ACADEMY THURSDAY 05 FEBRUARY
News last updated: 15-12-2014
Grammy award winner, Macy Gray has confirmed one off intimate show at The Academy to take place on 5th February.

VAN MORRISON LIT UP INSIDE - LYRIC THEATRE , BELFAST- JANUARY 5TH 2015
News last updated: 12-12-2014
After receiving rave reviews in London and Dublin , Van Morrison brings his Lit Up Inside Show back home to Belfast for a unique once off show

LONGITUDE RETURNS 17 - 19 JULY
News last updated: 12-12-2014
Following another hugely successful year for the festival we are delighted to announce that Longitude will return for a third consecutive year to Marlay Park from July 17 – 19.

I, KEANO THE SMASH-HIT COMEDY RETURNS TO THE OLYMPIA THEATRE THIS MARCH
News last updated: 12-12-2014
Roy Keane is, as we all know, very much back - and now so is I, Keano the smash-hit comedy musical as it returns to Dublin’s Olympia theatre this March 2015.

LOWER THAN ATLANTIS ANNOUNCE ACADEMY 2 SHOW ON APRIL 17 2015 - TICKETS ON SALE THIS FRIDAY AT 9AM
News last updated: 09-12-2014
Lower Than Atlantis have just announced their much anticipated Irish return with shows at The Academy 2, Dublin on April 17th and Bar Sub at Queens University, Belfast on April 18th 2015.

HAMSANDWICH LIVE AT THE OLYMPIA THEATRE 29TH MAY 2015
News last updated: 08-12-2014
Fresh off the back of a successful Irish tour promoting their latest single “Apollo”, HamsandwicH return to the Dublin’s Olympia Theatre on Friday May 29th, 2015.

DUE TO PHENOMENAL DEMAND THIRD DATE FLEETWOOD MAC DATE ADDED JULY 11TH
News last updated: 08-12-2014
On With The Show Tour Includes A Returning Christine McVie After 16 Year Absence

THE AUSTRALIAN PINK FLOYD SHOW ADD SECOND FULLY SEATED DUBLIN DATE DUE TO PHENOMENAL DEMAND
News last updated: 08-12-2014
The Australian Pink Floyd Show have added an extra date 17 February at The Olympia Theatre due to phenomenal demand.

RUMER ANNOUNCES IRELAND HEADLINE SHOW AT THE ACADEMY - 18TH FEBRUARY 2015
News last updated: 08-12-2014
Rumer announced details of her headline show at The Academy, February 18th. This follows the million-selling debut 'Seasons Of My Soul'

ONE DIRECTION - LIVE AT 3ARENA OCTOBER 16TH, 17TH & 18TH SOLD OUT
News last updated: 06-12-2014
The world’s biggest pop act return to their homeland next year with the eagerly awaited announcement of a brand new UK & Ireland tour in 2015.

JAPE ANNOUNCE A NEW SINGLE & ACADEMY HEADLINE SHOW FOR 19TH FEBRUARY
News last updated: 05-12-2014
Tickets on sale this Friday at 11am from ticketmaster.ie or outlets nationwide

CHRIS YOUNG LIVE AT THE ACADEMY – TICKETS ON SALE NOW
News last updated: 05-12-2014
Country music singer songwriter Chris Young has announced his Irish debut to take place at The Academy Dublin, on Thursday 17 September 2015.

THE OVERTONES LIVE IN CORK AND DUBLIN – TICKETS ON SALE NOW
News last updated: 05-12-2014
The Overtones have just announced their much anticipated return to Ireland with shows at Cork’s Opera House on June 1st and Dublin’s Olympia Theatre on June 2nd 2015.

STARS - SATURDAY, JANUARY 10TH - VENUE CHANGE
News last updated: 04-12-2014
Due to demand venue has moved to Opium Rooms
Tickets €16 are on sale now

MCD PROUDLY PRESENTS STAR OF THE HIT RTE SHOW: THE SAVAGE EYE DAVID McSAVAGE THE OLYMPIA THEATRE: SUNDAY 15 MARCH 2015
News last updated: 04-12-2014
Critically acclaimed Irish comic and star of RTE’s ‘The Savage Eye’ David McSavage has just announced a live show at Dublin’s Olympia Theatre on Sunday, March 15th 2015.

ALL WE ARE PLAY THE WORKMANS CLUB ON THE 14TH OF MARCH
News last updated: 03-12-2014
All we are will play The Workmans club on Saturday, March 14th. Tickets €15 on sale now.

THE AFGHAN WHIGS - DUE TO DEMAND – CHANGE OF VENUE - THE ACADEMY
News last updated: 03-12-2014
Due to demand The Afghan Whigs show show at Whelan’s on 2 February 2015 has now moved to The Academy.

WYVERN LINGO UNVEIL NEW VIDEO & ANNOUNCE IRISH TOUR, SPECIAL GUESTS TO HOZIER THIS WEEK
News last updated: 02-12-2014
Ahead of their sold out Irish dates with Hozier which kick off in Dublin’s Olympia this Thursday, Wyvern Lingo have unveiled a brand new video for ‘Snow’ which is taken from their four track EP ‘The Widow Knows’. The animated video was created by band member Caoimhe Barry.

IDLEWILD MARK THEIR RETURN WITH ACADEMY DUBLIN SHOW AND NEW ALBUM!
News last updated: 02-12-2014
After five years away, Scottish alternative rock band Idlewild return with new album Everything Ever Written, set for release on 9th February 2015 and a headline tour including a date in The Academy Dublin on Saturday March 21st.

THE RETURN OF TOM CREAN ‘ANTARCTIC EXPLORER’ THE OLYMPIA THEATRE
News last updated: 02-12-2014
Written and performed by Dooley the story, a testament of human fortitude against all the elements of Antarctica, is brought to life in this dramatic solo performance.

LITTLE HOURS AT THE PEPPER CANISTER CHURCH – 11TH FEB 2015
News last updated: 02-12-2014
Following on from sold out debut show at The Sugar Club on November 27th at The Sugar Club, we are delighted to announce Little Hours will be returning to the gig scene on 11th February, this time to Pepper Canister Church.

MARK LANEGAN ADDS A SECOND DUBLIN DATE AT THE ACADEMY
News last updated: 02-12-2014
Due to demand Mark Lanegan has added a second Dublin date at The Academy on Sunday 18 January 2015.

EXTRA TICKETS RELEASED FOR NEIL DIAMOND IN CONCERT - ON SALE THIS THURSDAY AT 9AM
News last updated: 02-12-2014
A very limited number of tickets remain for the iconic Grammy Award®-winning Rock and Pop Singer/Songwriter and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member, who will be bringing his highly anticipated NEIL DIAMOND TOUR 2015 to Ireland next summer as part of his European tour.

THE DISTRICTS LIVE AT ACADEMY 2 – SATURDAY, 2ND MAY 2015
News last updated: 02-12-2014
Lancaster County, PA foursome The Districts signed with Mississippi based label Fat Possum back in 2013. The young band has perfected their own brand of authentic, soulful rock .

NYF DUBLIN PROUDLY PRESENTS LE GALAXIE / ADEYHAWKE / ADULTROCK / KELLY ANNE BYRNE
News last updated: 01-12-2014
NYF Dublin is proud to announce a special outdoor concert headlined by Le Galaxie at the Heineken Stage, Meeting House Square, Temple Bar on New Years Eve, December 31st.

FOO FIGHTERS LIVE AT SLANE CASTLE WITH SPECIAL GUESTS KAISER CHIEFS, HOZIER AND MORE TO BE ANNOUNCED TICKETS ON SALE TOMORROW MORNING AT 9AM
News last updated: 30-11-2014
Foo Fighters sold 300,000 tickets in the UK last Friday, which include 150,000 tickets across two sold out shows at Wembley Stadium. They released their eighth studio album Sonic Highways on 10th November to global acclaim.

GET UNDER NATURE’S SKIN WITH WORLD FAMOUS EXHIBITION BODY WORLDS - ANIMAL INSIDE OUT OPENING AT THE AMBASSADOR THEATRE FROM MARCH 2015 FOR A LIMITED
News last updated: 28-11-2014
This March, Dublin’s Ambassador Theatre, will offer a unique chance to explore the intricate biology and physiology of some of the world’s most spectacular creatures as ANIMAL INSIDE OUT will arrive in Ireland for the first time ever.

BILLY MITCHELL AND RAY LAIDLAW THE LINDISFARNE STORY
News last updated: 28-11-2014
Lindisfarne was Tyneside's best-loved band for over thirty years and The Lindisfarne Story is a celebration of the group's music and achievements. The show is devised, written and performed by drummer/founder member Ray Laidlaw, and Billy Mitchell, front man for the final eight years of the group.

DISNEY ON ICE PRESENTS MAGICAL ICE FESTIVAL - SHINES WITH AN ENCHANTING MIX OF DISNEY ROYALTY
News last updated: 27-11-2014
Get ready to enter a world of enchantment as Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse bring the most magical moments from across the Disney kingdom to Belfast in Disney On Ice presents Magical Ice Festival.

USHER- THE UR EXPERIENCE IN DUBLIN AND BELFAST - TICKETS ON SALE NOW
News last updated: 26-11-2014
Superstar's First Headlining European Tour in Four Years Will Visit Cities Throughout Europe

GORGON CITY THE ACADEMY // 4 FEBRUARY
News last updated: 26-11-2014
GORGON CITY THE ACADEMY // 4 FEBRUARY**TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY 9AM** Following on from the release of their eagerly anticipated debut album ‘Sirens’ Gorgon City have announced a date at The Academy,

WARD THOMAS - WHELANS - SUNDAY MARCH 22ND 2015
News last updated: 26-11-2014
Ward Thomas will return to Dublin to play Whelan’s on March 22nd, 2015. Tickets €12 incl. are on sale this Friday November 28th via Ticketmaster

THE KERRANG TOUR 2015 FEATURING HEADLINERS - DON BROCO WITH SUPPORT - WE ARE THE IN CROWD - BURY TOMORROW - BEARTOOTH
News last updated: 25-11-2014
Kerrang! the UK’s biggest selling music weekly magazine have announced dates for the Kerrang Tour 2015 and as always have selected the ultimate stellar line up.

PAPA ROACH AT THE ACADEMY, DUBLIN, FRIDAY, 20TH MARCH 2015
News last updated: 24-11-2014
Multi platinum hard rock Juggernauts Papa Roach have announced a Dublin date at The Academy 20th March 2015

THE ANSWER - AT WHELANS, HEADLINE SHOW 7TH MARCH 2015
News last updated: 24-11-2014
Hot on the heels of the new album announcement, THE ANSWER are set to perform a couple of UK festival shows this winter at which they will be featuring new material from the forthcoming album

HOLLIE MCNISH, THE 1ST POET TO RECORD AT ABBEY ROAD STUDIOS IS COMING TO THE SUGAR CLUB!
News last updated: 24-11-2014
At a time when the live entertainment industry is saturated with acts that are formulaic and predictable, internationally acclaimed poet and spoken word artist Hollie McNish is a breath of fresh air.

SANTA'S PLAYLAND AND INDOOR MARKET OPEN DAILY AT THE AMBASSADOR THEATRE UNTIL TUESDAY DECEMBER 23RD
News last updated: 21-11-2014
One of this Christmas' biggest events is here!

 Santa's Playland & Indoor Market has taken up residence at The Ambassador Theatre, Dublin in preparation for this year's festive season. Opening Saturday, December 6th at 10am the spectacular event runs until Tuesday, December 23rd.

NATHANIEL RATELIFF THE ACADEMY 2, FRIDAY 23RD JANUARY 2015
News last updated: 20-11-2014
Nathaniel Rateliff is back!! Armed with new EP ‘Closer’, Nathaniel is set for six UK & Ireland dates in 2015 with his band, Joesph Pope (guitar), Pat Meese (drums) and Mark Shusterman (keys).

ENNIO MORRICONE EUROPEAN TOUR, INCLUDING 3ARENA DUBLIN, RESCHEDULED TO FEBRUARY 2015
News last updated: 20-11-2014
We regret to inform ticket-holders for the upcoming Ennio Morricone concert, that due to a delayed recovery from a back operation, his 3Arena date on December 12th has been re-scheduled to Saturday 7th February 2015.

DUSKY AT THE NEW ACADEMY // FEBRUARY 27TH
News last updated: 19-11-2014
Dusky today announced their return to Dublin on February 27th at The Academy as part of their Spring 2015 UK & Ireland tour.

CHRIS DE BURGH LIVE AT THE BORD GAIS ENERGY THEATRE ON 6TH MAY 2015
News last updated: 19-11-2014
In support of his new studio album, The Hands of Man, Chris de Burgh brings his European tour to The Bord Gais Energy Theatre on 6th May 2015 for a night of his best loved hits and live cuts from his new record.

A PLACE TO BURY STRANGERS WILL PLAY THE WORKMANS CLUB!
News last updated: 18-11-2014
A place to bury strangers will play The Workmans Club on the 31st of March. Tickets €15 go on sale tomorrow morning at 10am from ticketmaster.

CLEAN BANDIT ANNOUNCE MARCH 2014 TOUR INCLUDING DATE AT THE ACADEMY, DUBLIN
News last updated: 18-11-2014
Having recently finished their sold-out UK headline tour, which included a date at London’s prestigious Brixton Academy, the upcoming shows will be the band’s biggest to date.

JUST ANNOUNCED! PEACE WILL PLAY WHELANS!
News last updated: 17-11-2014
Today, the UK’s most exciting young live band Peace, announce details of their brand new second album titled Happy People, which is set for release February 9th 2015 on Columbia records.

ORLA GARTLAND – TWO SHOWS ONE DAY - SUNDAY 15TH FEBRUARY 2015 AT THE SUGAR CLUB
News last updated: 14-11-2014
19 year old singer / songwriter ORLA GARTLAND from Dublin announces her 4 track 'LONELY PEOPLE'EP.
LONELY PEOPLE follows on from her 2013 successful debut EP ROOTS which boasts an impressive set of stats for a debut release; charting at No.1 on the Irish iTunes chart, and No.15 in the main iTunes charts overall.

LITTLE COMETS PLUS GUESTS THE WORKMAN'S CLUB - 28 FEBRUARY 2015
News last updated: 14-11-2014
MCD.ie presents LITTLE COMETS plus guests

PAUL SIMON & STING ON STAGE TOGETHER - BELFAST DATE ANNOUNCED
News last updated: 14-11-2014
it was announced today that Sting & Paul Simon, two of music’s most prolific and seminal artists, will bring their critically-acclaimed On Stage Together tour to Belfast’s Odyssey Arena on Thursday 9th April.

KEVIN BRIDGES ADDS SIXTH OLYMPIA DATE DUE TO PHENOMENAL DEMAND - TICKETS ON SALE NOW
News last updated: 13-11-2014
Due to phenomenal demand, Kevin Bridges has added a sixth and final date, 24 November, to his run at The Olympia Theatre in 2015.

SLOW CLUB TO PLAY THE PEPPER CANISTER CHURCH THIS FEBRUARY!
News last updated: 12-11-2014
They play an over 14's show in The Pepper Canister Church on February 18th. Tickets are €17.35 go on sale this Friday at 9am from ticketmaster.

CALEXICO - THE OLYMPIA THEATRE -MAY 4TH
News last updated: 12-11-2014
Tickets for Calexico live at The Olympia Theatre are priced from €27 including booking fee and go on sale this Thursday at 9am from ticketmaster.

MICK FLANNERY OLYMPIA THEATRE DATE RESCHEDULED – SUNDAY 22 MARCH 2015
News last updated: 11-11-2014
Mick Flannery's previously postponed show on October 18th has been rescheduled at The Olympia Theatre to March 22nd.

TAKE THAT ANNOUNCE TOUR FOR 2015 24 DATES IN EIGHT CITIES INCLUDING DUBLIN & BELFAST
News last updated: 08-11-2014
Take That, the UK’s most successful live act ever, confirmed today that they are heading back out on the road in 2015. Four years since the band's last record-breaking tour Progress Live, next April will see Mark Owen, Gary Barlow and Howard Donald commence a 24-date UK tour.

ROXETTE AT 3ARENA, DUBLIN – 01 JUNE 2015 - TICKETS ON SALE THIS FRIDAY AT 9AM
News last updated: 07-11-2014
Roxette have today revealed details of their much anticipated return to Ireland with a show at 3Arena, Dublin on June 1st 2015 as part of their 30th Anniversary Tour.

GAVIN JAMES LIVE AT THE OLYMPIA THEATRE // FRIDAY 20 MARCH
News last updated: 07-11-2014
Dublin's Gavin James announces his biggest Dublin show to date at The Olympia Theatre on Friday 20th March. Tickets priced €20 incl. booking fee are on sale this Thursday at 9am from Ticketmaster outlets and online at www.ticketmaster.ie

KING CHARLES LIVE AT THE ACADEMY, SATURDAY 21 FEBRUARY 2015
News last updated: 07-11-2014
After two years of touring LOVEBLOOD, King Charles ended the 2014 festival tour season and went straight into recording his next as-yet-untitled sophomore album with what he calls a "return to his roots", blending the sound that fans have come to love over the years with the inspirations from the world on and off the road.

BRENDAN GRACE LIVE AT THE GAIETY THEATRE – TICKETS ON SALE NOW
News last updated: 07-11-2014
Irish comedian and singer Brendan Grace has announced a short run of dates at The Gaiety Theatre with his new show “An Audience With His Grace” from 25th – 28th March 2015.

ALL TIME LOW ANNOUNCE ST. PATRICK’S DAY SHOW - OLYMPIA THEATRE – 17 MARCH 2015
News last updated: 07-11-2014
Baltimore pop-punks All Time Low have just announced details of their highly anticipated return to Ireland

THE SCRIPT SELL OUT CROKE PARK SHOW
News last updated: 06-11-2014
The Script today announced that they will play the biggest concert of their career to date at Croke Park on Saturday 20th June.

DEATH FROM ABOVE 1979 KICK OFF TOUR AT THE ACADEMY IN FEBRUARY
News last updated: 06-11-2014
Death From Above 1979 have announced they will kick off their European tour at The Academy, Dublin on Friday 20th February.

Tickets €27.90 incl. booking fee are on sale this Tuesday at 9am from Ticketmaster outlets and online at www.ticketmaster.ie

JOSEF SALVAT WILL PLAY WHELANS ON THE 23RD OF FEBRUARY
News last updated: 05-11-2014
As with the handful of songs previously posted by Josef (Hustler, Every Night, This Life) Shoot & Run received plaudits from tastemakers across the board and now, and following that comes another brand new offering, ‘Open Season’, an expansive, infectious pop tune that oozes soul beneath tingling synth riffs.

SIMPLY RED ANNOUNCE 30TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR COMING TO DUBLIN AND BELFAST
News last updated: 31-10-2014
At his sold out show in the Olympia Theatre last year, Mick Hucknall was blown away by the reaction to the Simply Red songs he performed. So much so, that he said he would have to come back with Simply Red next time.

DOLORES KEANE TO RETURN TO THE OLYMPIA THEATRE NEXT MARCH - TICKETS ON SALE THIS FRIDAY
News last updated: 31-10-2014
Following her sold out concert at The Olympia Theatre last summer, Dolores Keane returns for an evening of her best loved songs with an all star band on Saturday 21st March.

ARCHITECTS RESCHEDULES IRISH SHOWS TO MARCH 27TH AT THE ACADEMY
News last updated: 30-10-2014
Due to unavoidable scheduling, the Irish tour dates for Architects will be moving to March 2015

DUE TO DEMAND THE SAINT RAYMOND'S DUBLIN GIG HAS BEEN UPGRADED TO THE ACADEMY MAIN ROOM!
News last updated: 29-10-2014
Saint Raymond is pleased to announce details of his new single ‘Fall At Your Feet’, which will be released on November 30th through Asylum Records. Furthermore, the 19-year-old is currently in the midst of his main support slot on Ed Sheeran’s UK and European arena tour.

AHEAD OF HIS TWO SOLD OUT OLYMPIA THEATRE SHOWS, BEN HOWARD HAS ANNOUNCED A HEADLINE DATE AT 3ARENA DUBLIN, APRIL 14TH.
News last updated: 28-10-2014
The shows, in support of Ben’s forthcoming second album, I Forget Where We Were, will kick off In Manchester on 3rd December and concludes with two nights at London’s Brixton Academy on the 10th and 11th December.

PLACEBO ANNOUNCE IRISH SHOWS AND BRIAN MOLKO BOOK
News last updated: 27-10-2014
Placebo today announce that they will return to the UK and Ireland in February/ March 2015 to play their most extensive run of shows since 2006 including

BEAR'S DEN - THE WORKMAN’S CLUB, SUNDAY 8TH FEBRUARY 2015
News last updated: 24-10-2014
Ahead of the release of their debut album Islands, Bear’s Den have announced a headline date at The Workman’s Club on Sunday 8th February

RYAN ADAMS ADDS SECOND OLYMPIA THEATRE DATE IN MARCH
News last updated: 24-10-2014
Due to demand Ryan Adams has added a second Olympia Theatre date on March 6th. Tickets are on sale now at 10am from Ticketmaster.ie

THE WEEKS ANNOUNCE ACADEMY 2 SHOW - SATURDAY JANUARY 24TH 2015 - TICKETS ON SALE THIS WEDNESDAY AT 9AM
News last updated: 21-10-2014
Mississippi natives The Weeks have just announced details of their highly anticipated return to Ireland with a show at Dublin’s Academy 2 on Saturday January 24th 2015

THE WHO HITS 50 TOUR DUBLIN & BELFAST DATES RESCHEDULED TO JUNE
News last updated: 20-10-2014
Due to unforeseen logistical difficulties The Who’s Irish tour dates in Dublin and Belfast on 26th and 28th November have been rescheduled to next summer and will now play at the Odyssey Arena, Belfast on June 21st and 3Arena Dublin on June 23rd.

FOLLOWING SATURDAY'S SOLD OUT WHELAN'S SHOW - GLASS ANIMALS ANNOUNCE IRISH RETURN AT THE ACADEMY ON SATURDAY MARCH 14TH
News last updated: 20-10-2014
Following their storming, sold out show at Whelan’s this past Saturday, Glass Animals have announced their Irish return with a show at The Academy, Dublin on Saturday March 14th 2015.

JACK SAVORETTI LIVE AT THE SUGAR CLUB, 19 FEBRUARY
News last updated: 20-10-2014
Jack Savoretti has announced a date at The Sugar Club on Thursday 19th February. Tickets €14.85 incl. booking fee are on sale this Friday at 9am from Ticketmaster outlets and online at www.ticketmaster.ie

DUE TO PHENOMENAL DEMAND THE KOOKS HAVE ADDED A SECOND HEADLINE SHOW IN THE OLYMPIA AND A BELFAST DATE
News last updated: 20-10-2014
The critics are already raving about the groups re-invention with Q saying in their 4* review that they are ‘back on track’, the Independent that they sound ‘fresh and thrilling’ and the Sunday Times Culture that the ‘radical, crash-and-bang R&B change of direction for Luke Pritchard and co. suits them’

ELLA EYRE RESCHEDULES ACADEMY HEADLINER
News last updated: 20-10-2014
Ella Eyre has announced that she has had to postpone her forthcoming Irish date at The Academy later this month and will now be coming to Dublin on March 13th.

THE CORONAS ANNOUNCE CONCERT AT 3ARENA ON SATURDAY 21 FEBRUARY - TICKETS ON SALE NOW
News last updated: 17-10-2014
To celebrate the announcement of their new studio album, The Coronashave confirmed a Dublin show at 3Arena on Saturday 21 February 2015.

DUE TO PHENOMENAL DEMAND ROYAL BLOOD ADD SECOND OLYMPIA THEATRE DATE ON 10 MARCH - TICKETS ON SALE NOW
News last updated: 17-10-2014
Royal Blood is a mixture of anguished vocals, ferocious drumming and bass that provides intricate detail as well as a rumble of rhythm. Royal Blood are the result of a lineage that stretches from present day heroes Queens of the Stone Age to the influential Led Zeppelin, and all the way back to early blues pioneers

ALAN CARR RETURNS TO DUBLIN FOR FOUR NIGHT OLYMPIA THEATRE RESIDENCY NEXT JUNE - TICKETS ON SALE NOW
News last updated: 16-10-2014
The Chatty Man & Spexy Beast, Alan Carr makes his first return to Dublin since he sold out The O2, with a brand new stand up show for four nights at The Olympia Theatre next June!

CHARLIE SIMPSON WILL PLAY THE SUGAR CLUB THIS JANUARY!
News last updated: 15-10-2014
Last night, during his landmark performance at London’s Roundhouse, Charlie Simpson announced that he will embark on a solo acoustic tour in January/February 2015. Charlie will play a string of intimate shows, performing without his band for the very first time.

JESSIE WARE ANNOUNCES ACADEMY, DUBLIN SHOW ON JANUARY 21ST
News last updated: 14-10-2014
Coming off the back of a universal wave of praise for her anticipated sophomore album ‘Tough Love’, Jessie Ware today announces a date at The Academy, Dublin on January 21st.

CHUCK RAGAN WILL PLAY A HEADLINE SHOW IN THE WORKMANS CLUB THIS MARCH
News last updated: 14-10-2014
Chuck Ragan will play a headline show in The Workmans Club Dublin on the 18th of March. Tickets priced from €16.50 including booking fee go on sale this Friday at 9am from ticketmaster.

NOEL GALLAGHER'S HIGH FLYING BIRDS ANNOUNCE IRISH DATES INCLUDING 3ARENA SHOW ON MARCH 4TH - TICKETS ON SALE THIS FRIDAY AT 9AM
News last updated: 13-10-2014
Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds have just announced details of their much anticipated return to Ireland with dates at The Odyssey Arena, Belfast on March 3rd and 3Arena, Dublin on March 4th 2015.

STIFF LITTLE FINGERS ANNOUNCE THEIR RETURN TO DUBLIN'S ACADEMY
News last updated: 13-10-2014
Stiff Little Fingers at the Academy, 13th November 2015
Tickets on sale this Thursday from ticketmaster.ie and outlets nationwide €25 includes booking fee

SPANDAU BALLET ANNOUNCE A HEADLINE 3ARENA SHOW!
News last updated: 13-10-2014
Hot on the heels of scoring the number 2 grossing film in the country with the critically lauded ‘Soulboys Of The Western World’ Spandau Ballet announce their live return, a twelve-date arena tour for March 2015.

SLIPKNOT RETURN TO IRELAND IN 2015!
News last updated: 12-10-2014
The multi-platinum, Grammy-Award-winning, masked beast that is SLIPKNOT is set to make a long awaited return to the UK & Ireland this January 2015 with their 'Prepare For Hell' tour.

HOZIER SOLD OUT TOUR WITH WYVERN LINGO KICKS OFF TONIGHT
News last updated: 08-10-2014
Hozier’s debut album has smashed 2014’s Irish album sales records to become the fastest selling album of the year, and is currently at Number 1 for the second week.

INTERPOL CONFIRM HEALTH AS SPECIAL GUESTS AT OLYMPIA THEATRE SHOWS
News last updated: 08-10-2014
Interpol have announced a third & final date at the Olympia Theatre on February 12th having sold out the previously announced dates on February 10th and 11th.

BRYAN FERRY ANNOUNCES SHOW WEDNESDAY 6TH MAY - WATERFRONT, BELFAST
News last updated: 07-10-2014
After an impressive set of performances around the world throughout 2014 including the lauded Glastonbury and Coachella debuts, British musical icon Bryan Ferry has announced a UK tour in May and June 2015, which includes a Belfast date at the Waterfront on May 6th.

NEEDTOBREATHE ANNOUNCE LIVE DATE AT WHELAN'S ON MAY 20TH
News last updated: 06-10-2014
South Carolina-based rock-n-roll outfit NEEDTOBREATHE are pleased to reveal details of an Irish headline show at Whelan’s, Wexford Street on 20 May 2015.

CATFISH AND THE BOTTLEMEN ANNOUNCE WHELAN'S SHOW - 08 APRIL 2015 - TICKETS ON SALE NOW
News last updated: 02-10-2014
Welsh rock newcomers Catfish and The Bottlemen have just announced details of a headline show at Whelan’s

C2C TO RETURN ON 7TH AND 8TH MARCH 2015
News last updated: 02-10-2014
C2C Country to Country 2014 has come to a triumphant end for 50,000 country fans who packed out The O2 In London and Dublin over the weekend.

MIKE DENVER PLUS SPECIAL GUESTS PHILOMENA BEGLEY, RAY LYNAM & MORE ANNOUNCED FOR OLYMPIA THEATRE SHOW ON SALE NOW
News last updated: 01-10-2014
Following his recent sold out national tour, one of Ireland's most popular country singers, Mike Denver, has announced his first headline show at Dublin’s Olympia Theatre.

DEREK RYAN ADDS CHARLIE McGETTIGAN & THE HALLELUJAH CHOIR FOR OLYMPIA THEATRE
News last updated: 30-09-2014
Derek Ryan is delighted to announced Charlie McGettigan and The Hallelujah Choir will join him as special guests for his Olympia Theatre concert on Saturday 14 March.

HUDSON TAYLOR - FEBRUARY 2015 IRISH TOUR
News last updated: 26-09-2014
Ahead of the release of their highly anticipated debut album Hudson Taylor kick off 2015 with their largest Irish tour to date in February including a major hometown headline show at the Olympia Theatre.

SCALA & KOLACNY BROTHERS LIVE IN CORK AND DUBLIN - TICKETS ON SALE NOW
News last updated: 25-09-2014
Belgian all girl choir phenomenon Scala & Kolacny Brothers have announced two Irish dates. They will perform in concert at Cork Opera House on 26 June and Olympia Theatre Dublin on 27 June.

LANDMARK PRODUCTIONS IN ASSOCIATION WITH MCD PRESENTS THE WALWORTH FARCE
News last updated: 24-09-2014
Brendan Gleeson, Brian Gleeson and Domhnall Gleeson star for the first time together on stage in a major new production of Enda Walsh’s furiously funny play.

ROOM 94 PLAYS ACADEMY, 2 WITH SPECIAL GUESTS SYMMETRY 14TH MARCH 15
News last updated: 24-09-2014
Following off the success of their Top 40 Debut Album ‘No Strings Attached’ ROOM 94 are back and are bigger and bolder than ever.

THE BEAT AT THE ACADEMY, 6TH FEBRUARY 2015
News last updated: 16-09-2014
One of the biggest bands of the 2-Tone movement, The Beat present a wall of sound that transcends time and ska fusion rhythms to ignite a crowd.

JUNGLE ANNOUNCE OLYMPIA THEATRE SHOW - 24 FEBRUARY 2015 - TICKETS ON SALE THIS WEDNESDAY AT 9AM
News last updated: 15-09-2014
Following an unbelievable, tent shaking set at Electric Picnic and a just announced Mercury Prize nomination, Jungle have confirmed a show at Dublin’s Olympia Theatre on February 24th 2015.

BIPOLAR SUNSHINE ANNOUNCES WHELANS DATE ON MARCH 26
News last updated: 12-09-2014
Following an outstanding performance at this summers Longitude festival, Bipolar Sunshine has announced his return to Ireland with a date at Whelans on March 26th.

BEN AND HOLLY’S LITTLE KINGDOM LIVE ON STAGE
News last updated: 08-09-2014
BAFTA award winning television animation Ben & Holly’s Little Kingdom, which is brought to you by the creators of Peppa Pig will make its live Irish stage debut at The Olympia

ECHO AND THE BUNNYMEN ANNOUNCE AN OLYMPIA THEATRE PERFORMANCE - 18 FEBRUARY 2015 - TICKETS ON SALE THIS FRIDAY AT 9AM
News last updated: 02-09-2014
Echo & The Bunnymen have announced their Irish return with a headline show at Dublin’s Olympia Theatre on 18 February 2015

THE GLOAMING LIVE AT THE NATIONAL CONCERT HALL - DUE TO PHENOMENAL DEMAND THIRD AND FINAL SHOW ADDED 2 MARCH 2015
News last updated: 25-08-2014
Following on from the huge an unprecedented demand for tickets to the announcement that The Gloaming would perform at the National Concert Hall next year a third and final date has now been added to the run on March 2nd

UFO AT THE ACADEMY 21ST APRIL 2015
News last updated: 25-08-2014
These experienced and ambitious musicians are interested in the present, their love of creativity and the active continuation of their celebrated band history

BONDAX & FRIENDS CLUB TOUR AT THE ACADEMY DUBLIN - DECEMBER 20th
News last updated: 05-08-2014
Following an amazing performance at Longitude and celebrating the imminent release of single ‘All I See’, coupled with the aforementioned ‘Bondax & Friends: The Mix Album’, the duo of Adam Kaye and George Townsend have announced a club tour, returning to bigger-than-ever venues across the UK and finishing up with a December 20th date at The Academy, Dublin.

JIMMY CARR ADDS EXTRA OLYMPIA THEATRE DATE DUE TO PHENOMENAL DEMAND - TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY
News last updated: 29-07-2014
Jimmy Carr has announced a brand new tour Funny Business coming to The Olympia Theatre - much to his Irish fans delight.

HOW NOW MRS BROWN COW AT THE 3ARENA - ON SALE NOW
News last updated: 09-07-2014
Following the release of D’Movie the Award Winning Mrs Brown’s Boys will be returning to The 3Arena December 15-19th 2015 with another hit show ‘How Now Mrs Brown Cow’

MICHAEL McINTYRE HAPPY & GLORIOUS LIVE AT THE 3ARENA NOVEMBER 2015 - TICKETS ON SALE NOW!
News last updated: 13-06-2014
Michael McIntyre returns to The 3Arena Dublin for two nights with his hotly anticipated brand new stand-up show Happy & Glorious.

MILTON JONES AND THE TEMPLE OF DAFT - TICKETS ON SALE NOW
News last updated: 06-06-2014
Yes him with the loud shirts and messed up hair from Mock the Week, Live at the Apollo, Michael McIntyre’s Roadshow and multiple series on Radio 4.

OXEGEN 2014 - ANNOUNCEMENT
News last updated: 06-08-2013
t is with regret that MCD announce that OXEGEN will not take place this year due to lack of suitable Headline Acts which combined with the financial demands by local agencies make it no longer viable to stage the Festival in its current form.


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