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CIMORELLI
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COUNTRY TO COUNTRY
D.A.R.K
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DICK VALENTINE
DILLY DALLY
DISNEY ON ICE
DR HOOK
DUA LIPA
ED BYRNE
EDEN
ELECTRIC 6
FAITHLESS
FANTASTIC NEGRITO
FIFTH HARMONY
FLASH HARRY
FLATBUSH ZOMBIES
FOY VANCE
FRANKIE BALLARD
FUNERAL SUITS
GAVIN JAMES
GLASS ANIMALS
HERMITAGE GREEN
HOT DUB TIME MACHINE
IMPRACTICAL JOKERS
JACK WHITEHALL
JAKE BUGG
JAMES BLAKE
JEAN MICHEL JARRE
JEREMY LOOPS
JESS GLYNNE
JOOLS HOLLAND
KALEO
KEYWEST
KING KONG COMPANY
KODALINE
KT TUNSTALL
LEE BRICE
LENNON THROUGH A GLASS ONION
LEO STANNARD
LIONEL RICHIE
LIONEL RICHIE DINNER & SHOW
LONGITUDE
LUKAS GRAHAM
MARLEY PARK CONCERTS
MARVEL UNIVERSE LIVE
MASTODON
MELANIE MARTINEZ
MICHAEL KIWANUKA
MICHAEL NYMAN
MIKE AND THE MECHANICS
MOTORHEADACHE
NEVILLE STAPLE
NEW EVENT
NICK OFFERMAN AND MEGAN MULLALLY
NICKLEBACK
O RAPPA
OBIE TRICE
ONCE THE MUSICAL
ORIGINAL RUDEBOYS
PEPPA PIGS SURPRISE
PICTURE THIS
PIERCE THE VEIL
PINEGROVE
PLACEBO
PRINCE A TRIBUTE TO THE MUSIC
REVOLUTION 1916
ROMESH RANGANATHAN
RONAN KEATING
ROSS NOBLE
SAM BEAM AND JESCA HOOP
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SAXON
SEAN LOCK
SELENA GOMEZ
SIMPLY RED
SOJA
STATUS QUO
STEREOPHONICS
TAKING CARE OF ELVIS
TEENAGE FANCLUB
TELEMAN
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THE BLIZZARDS
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STEREOPHONICS AND THE VACCINES AT ROYAL HOSPITAL KILMAINHAM – THIS THURSDAY!
News last updated: 28-06-2016
Throughout Stereophonics 20 year career the band have continuously released classic albums and their brand new album ‘Keep The Village Alive’, is no exception.

LEO STANNARD ANNOUNCES SPECIAL GUESTS FOR NATIONAL IRISH TOUR
News last updated: 27-06-2016
Saturday 9 July 2016 Upstairs at Whelan’s
Doors 8pm

THE FRONT BOTTOMS LIVE AT THE ACADEMY, DUBLIN NOVEMBER 19TH
News last updated: 27-06-2016
The Front Bottoms have announced they will host a European Tour later this Winter, making a step off at Dublin’s Academy on November 19th.

MARLAY PARK CONCERTS 2016 - KODALINE & THE STONE ROSES
News last updated: 27-06-2016
Friday 8th July – Kodaline / Jess Glynne / Walking On Cars – Gates 4:30pm
Saturday 9th July – The Stone Roses / Rodrigo Y Gabriela / Soak – Gates 5:30pm

ASH ANNOUNCE 20TH ANNIVERSARY 1977 SHOWS AT THE OLYMPIA THEATRE, 10TH NOVEMBER
News last updated: 27-06-2016
2016 sees the 20th Anniversary of Ash’s debut number 1 album “1977” and to commemorate this the band have announced a special run of shows where the album will be played in its entirety and in sequence in the following cities

CHART TOPPING SENSATIONS FIFTH HARMONY TO BRING THE 7/27 TOUR TO DUBLIN
News last updated: 27-06-2016
Chart topping sensations, Fifth Harmony have confirmed a date at 3Arena on 04 October 2016.

THE RIPTIDE MOVEMENT ANNOUNCE HEADLINE DATE AT THE OLYMPIA THEATRE - TICKETS ON SALE NOW
News last updated: 24-06-2016
The Riptide Movement celebrate the release of their third album “Ghosts” with a hometown headline show at the Olympia Theatre on Friday 21st October.

PROFESSOR BRIAN COX LIVE - 3ARENA DATE ANNOUNCED DUE TO PHENOMENAL DEMAND - ON SALE NOW
News last updated: 24-06-2016
The acclaimed Professor Brian Cox, OBE has confirmed a 3Arena date 24 May 2017 due to public demand, having sold out his Olympia Theatre date in a nano-second.

THE SAW DOCTORS - THIRD AND FINAL OLYMPIA DATE ADDED DUE TO PHENOMENAL DEMAND - ON SALE NOW
News last updated: 24-06-2016
Third and final show added Thursday 24 November

JOOLS HOLLAND AND HIS RHYTHM AND BLUES ORCHESTRA ANNOUNCED FOR 3ARENA - ON SALE NOW
News last updated: 24-06-2016
Jools Holland brings his acclaimed Rhythm & Blues Orchestra to 3Arena on Saturday 14th October 2017.

BAD COMPANY ‘SWAN SONG’ TOUR WITH SPECIAL GUESTS RICHIE SAMBORA & ORIANTHI ANNOUNCED FOR 3ARENA
News last updated: 24-06-2016
Bad Company featuring original members Paul Rodgers, Mick Ralphs and Simon Kirke come to 3Arena with their ‘Swan Song’ tour on 14 October.

THE GASLIGHT ANTHEM'S BRIAN FALLON ANNOUNCES OLYMPIA THEATRE DATE THIS NOVEMBER
News last updated: 22-06-2016
Brian Fallon, lead singer of acclaimed New Jersey rock band The Gaslight Anthem, has announced a headline date at Dublin’s Olympia Theatre on 23rd November.

THE COUNTDOWN TO LONGITUDE HAS BEGUN
News last updated: 21-06-2016
With less than 4 weeks to go, the countdown to Longitude is well and truly underway.

HERMITAGE GREEN AT THE OLYMPIA THEATRE – FRIDAY 4TH NOVEMBER
News last updated: 21-06-2016
Hermitage Green have announced a live date at The Olympia Theatre, Dublin on Friday 4th November 2016

CIMORELLI LIVE AT THE ACADEMY, NOVEMBER 4TH
News last updated: 21-06-2016
Live at The Academy, November 4th
Tickets €23 additional charges may apply, on sale Friday at 9am

FANTASTIC NEGRITO LIVE AT WHELAN’S THIS SEPTEMBER
News last updated: 20-06-2016
Tickets €29.50 including booking fee on sale from Ticketmaster Tuesday June 21st
Over 18s | ID Required

KALEO LIVE AT THE ACADEMY
News last updated: 20-06-2016
Tickets €20 additional charges may apply available from Ticketmaster from Friday 24th Jun

MASTODON RETURN TO DUBLIN WITH SUPPORT FROM THE RAVEN AGE & HARVESTER - SOLD OUT
News last updated: 17-06-2016
After the major success of Heavy rock icons Mastodon album “Once more ‘round the sun” heavy rock icons Mastodon are back on the road making their return to The Academy,

JESS GLYNNE AT 3ARENA – 22 NOVEMBER 2016 - ON SALE NOW
News last updated: 17-06-2016
Chart topping sensation Jess Glynne has announced her biggest Irish headline show to date at 3Arena, Dublin on November 22nd 2016

BLACK SABBATH ANNOUNCE IRISH AND UK DATES AS PART OF ‘THE END’ – THE FINAL TOUR - ON SALE NOW
News last updated: 17-06-2016
In advance of their headlining show at the Download Festival this Saturday night, BLACK SABBATH announce their final run of dates across the UK and Ireland. This leg of THE END tour will start on the 20th January 2017 at the 3Arena in Dublin.

LUKAS GRAHAM LIVE AT THE OLYMPIA THEATRE AND ULSTER HALL - ON SALE NOW
News last updated: 17-06-2016
Lukas Graham’s highly-anticipated self-titled debut album topped the charts in Ireland at the end of March with a #5 debut.

AUGUSTANA LIVE AT THE ACADEMY 2 THIS OCTOBER - ON SALE NOW
News last updated: 17-06-2016
Dan Layus announces debut solo album, Dangerous Things due out in October gives away two free songs from the upcoming album right here

JAMES BLAKE AT THE OLYMPIA THEATRE – THURSDAY 27 OCTOBER
News last updated: 17-06-2016
James Blake has announced a headline performance at The Olympia Theatre, Dublin on Thursday October 27th 2016.

THE STONE ROSES KICK OFF ETIHAD STADIUM RESIDENCY IN STYLE
News last updated: 16-06-2016
Last night The Stone Roses played the first of four homecoming shows at Manchester’s Etihad Stadium emphatically announcing their return during a 20 song set full of the bands biggest hits!

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS ON THE ROAD TO TENNENT’S VITAL - NEW ALBUM & CARPOOL KARAOKE
News last updated: 16-06-2016
It’s been quite a week for The Red Hot Chili Peppers, who are set to play Tennent’s Vital at Boucher Road Playing Fields on Thursday 25th August, supported by Fall Out Boy and Cage the Elephant.

KT TUNSTALL ANNOUNCES OCTOBER OLYMPIA THEATRE SHOW
News last updated: 15-06-2016
Following the release of her brand new EP, Golden State, today, KT Tunstall has announced her return to Dublin’s Olympia Theatre on October 31st.

SIMPLY RED CELEBRATE 25TH ANNIVERSARY OF ICONIC 'STARS' ALBUM WITH 3ARENA CONCERT - ON SALE NOW
News last updated: 15-06-2016
Following a triumphant return to Ireland last year with an unforgettable 3Arena show, Simply Red take their classic album ‘Stars’ on the road this November

BEARTOOTH ANNOUNCE ACADEMY DATE - TICKETS ON SALE NOW
News last updated: 14-06-2016
Following their incredible performance on the main stage at this year’s Download Festival - Ohio hardcore mob Beartooth (who are nominated in the Best Breakthrough category at tonight’s Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards) are thrilled to announce an Academy date on 16 December.

SOJA LIVE AT THE ACADEMY, SUNDAY OCTOBER 9TH
News last updated: 13-06-2016
Tickets on sale Tuesday June 14th from Ticketmaster

Doors 7.30pm| Show 8.00pm
Over 18’s| I.D Required

EDEN ANNOUNCES FUTUREBOUND TOUR LIVE AT THE ACADEMY
News last updated: 13-06-2016
After a sold out tour back in 2015, Eden makes his highly anticipated return to Dublin with Futurebound Tour to The Academy

THE NEXT STEP WILD RHYTHM TOUR ANNOUNCED FOR DUBLIN & BELFAST
News last updated: 13-06-2016
Following a sold out Dublin show in April, the cast of Temple Street Productions’ hit series The Next Step will make their return to The Olympia Theatre on 18 October for one show only due to public demand!

THE ORIGINAL RUDEBOYS ANNOUNCE BAND SPLIT AND FAREWELL SHOW
News last updated: 10-06-2016
The Original Rudeboys have announced the band have split up and will perform a final show at The Academy on Saturday 27th August. Tickets on sale now

KEYWEST LIVE AT THE ACADEMY - ON SALE NOW
News last updated: 10-06-2016
Tickets €20 includes booking fee. This show is over 18’s – I.D is required

DINE WITH CELEBRITY CHEF ANDREW RUDD AT THE PUNCHESTOWN MUSIC FESTIVAL
News last updated: 10-06-2016
Punchestown Music Festival (Saturday July 23rd) is delighted to announce that renowned celebrity chef Andrew Rudd will be presenting an incredible dining experience at this year’s event.

DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND BIRDY ADDS A SECOND OLYMPIA THEATRE SHOW
News last updated: 10-06-2016
Tickets from €40.05 includes booking and restoration fee
On sale this Friday 17th June at 9am
Doors 7pm

LENNON: THROUGH A GLASS ONION LIVE AT OLYMPIA THEATRE
News last updated: 10-06-2016
Lennon: Through a Glass Onion live at the Olympia Theatre on Monday October 3rd. Tickets from €23.00 including booking fee go on sale Friday June 17th from Ticketmaster. Additional fees may apply in certain circumstances.

THE BLIZZARDS ANNOUNCE RETURN HEADLINE SHOW AT WHELAN'S
News last updated: 09-06-2016
After a 6 year hiatus, The Blizzards are back with a bang. The Mullingar five piece are kicking things off with the release of their new single “Drop Down The Anchor” on 30 June followed by a headline date at Whelan’s the next day on Friday 1 July. Tickets are now SOLD OUT

BEYONCÉ UNVEILS NEW FORMATION TOUR TEASER
News last updated: 08-06-2016
Limited Number of Excellent Production Seats Released For
Croke Park – 9th July

BEN CAPLAN & THE CASUAL SMOKERS AT WHELAN’S – SATURDAY 19 NOVEMBER
News last updated: 08-06-2016
Ben Caplan & The Casual Smokers have announced a headline show at Whelan’s, Wexford Street on Saturday 19 November 2016

NICK OFFERMAN AND MEGAN MULLALLY TO BRING "SUMMER OF 69: NO APOSTROPHE" TOUR TO DUBLIN
News last updated: 07-06-2016
Nick Offerman and Megan Mullally will bring their SUMMER OF 69: NO APOSTROPHE tour to Dublin’s Olympia Theatre on 06 September.

PRINCE – A TRIBUTE TO THE MUSIC LIVE AT THE ACADEMY, 21ST JULY
News last updated: 07-06-2016
On July 21st at The Academy, Irish artists come together in a celebration of the music to Prince.

TOM MISCH - THE WORKMAN’S CLUB – FRIDAY NOVEMBER 18TH
News last updated: 07-06-2016
Tom Misch has just announced a show at The Workman’s Club, Dublin on Friday November 18th 2016.

GLASS ANIMALS AT THE OLYMPIA THEATRE – SATURDAY 29 OCTOBER
News last updated: 07-06-2016
Glass Animals have just announced details of a headline performance at The Olympia Theatre, Dublin on Saturday October 29th 2016

BEN PORTSMOUTH - TAKING CARE OF ELVIS RETURNS! ON SALE NOW
News last updated: 06-06-2016
Ben Portsmouth & TCE Band are excited to announce that after three consecutive sold out nights at The Olympia Theatre, due popular demand they are coming back to Ireland

DUKE DUMONT LATEST SIGNING FOR TENNENT’S VITAL
News last updated: 03-06-2016
He’s the man guaranteed to make the party leap and he’s bound for Belfast. Today Tennent’s Lager and MCD announce that Duke Dumont will be joining the Day 2 line up for Tennent’s Vital, supporting headliner Avicii, and joining special guests Jess Glynne and Galantis.

PINEGROVE + GUESTS - SATURDAY 8 OCTOBER 2016 WHELAN’S, DUBLIN
News last updated: 02-06-2016
New Jersey’s Pinegrove announce a headline show at Dublin’s Whelans on Saturday 8th of October.

TREVOR SENSOR AT THE RUBY SESSIONS TUESDAY 16TH AUGUST
News last updated: 02-06-2016
€6 on the door, all proceeds to the Dublin Simon Community

CHRIS WISE AND THE HIDDEN REVOLUTION LIVE UPSTAIRS AT WHELANS
News last updated: 01-06-2016
Chris Wise and the Hidden Revolutions are full of adventure and escapism, frantic manic and menacing melodies with twisted harmonics combining blissfully.

SAXON ANNOUNCE IRISH SHOW AT THE ACADEMY, DUBLIN FOR THEIR BATTERING RAM TOUR
News last updated: 31-05-2016
NWOBHM icons Saxon have announced 10 dates for the UK leg of their upcoming Battering Ram World Tour. They will be joined by special guests Fastway and Girlschool for the much awaited shows, making a stop off at The Academy, Dublin November 1st. Tickets will go on sale this Friday at 9am.

BEN & HOLLY'S LITTLE KINGDOM - LIVE ON STAGE AT THE OLYMPIA THEATRE
News last updated: 30-05-2016
“Somewhere, hidden amongst the thorny brambles is a little kingdom where everyone is very very small...”

MELANIE MARTINEZ - OLYMPIA THEATRE – NOVEMBER 28TH - SOLD OUT
News last updated: 30-05-2016
US electropop star Melanie Martinez has announced a headline show at The Olympia Theatre, Dublin on November 28th 2016.

US THE DUO LIVE AT THE ACADEMY 2
News last updated: 30-05-2016
Tickets €12.50 including booking fee go on sale Friday June 3rd at 9am from Ticketmaster

WALKING ON CARS PLUS SPECIAL GUESTS HUDSON TAYLOR 3ARENA SATURDAY 12 NOVEMBER 2016
News last updated: 27-05-2016
Today Walking On Cars announce their biggest ever headline show with a massive 3Arena date on Saturday 12 November.

ED BYRNE “OUTSIDE LOOKING IN TOUR” THIS SEPT
News last updated: 27-05-2016
Tickets from €27 inclusive booking fee charges – on sale now. Available from ticketmaster.ie and outlets Nationwide

IMPRACTICAL JOKERS ADD 3ARENA SHOW TO SOLD OUT UK ARENA TOUR - ON SALE NOW
News last updated: 27-05-2016
Comedy Central Impractical Jokers ‘Santiago Sent Us’ Tour Starring The Tenderloins

DISNEY ON ICE PRESENTS FROZEN TO IRELAND FOR THE FIRST TIME - ON SALE NOW
News last updated: 26-05-2016

#1 Animated Movie of All Time Brought to Life on Ice in Brand New Production
Tickets on Sale now for Touring Spectacular

WYVERN LINGO ADDED AS SPECIAL GUESTS OF WHITE DENIM - WHELANS, 16TH AUGUST
News last updated: 25-05-2016
Three years on from their critically acclaimed “barbeque” record Corsicana Lemonade, White Denim are back with more than just a new album to commemorate.

YAK ACADEMY 2 – 25 OCTOBER 2016
News last updated: 25-05-2016
London based trio Yak have announced a headline show at The Academy 2, Dublin on October 25th 2016.

HOT DUB TIME MACHINE THE ACADEMY, DUBLIN FRIDAY 8TH JULY
News last updated: 25-05-2016
Hot Dub Time Machine brings their amazing audio visual show to The Academy Dublin on Friday 8th July!

AGAINST THE CURRENT LIVE AT THE ACADEMY - 27TH SEPTEMBER
News last updated: 23-05-2016
Following the release of their new album “In Our Bones” on Friday 20th May, Against the Current announced their highly anticipated return to Dublin. They play The Academy, on Tuesday 27th September. Tickets are on sale now

TOM ODELL - OLYMPIA THEATRE – 1 NOVEMBER 2016
News last updated: 23-05-2016
Ivor Novello winning songwriter Tom Odell has announced his highly anticipated Irish return with a headline show at The Olympia Theatre, Dublin on November 1st 2016.

JACK WHITEHALL LIVE IN BELFAST & DUBLIN - TICKETS ON SALE NOW
News last updated: 20-05-2016
Multi award-winning stand-up comic Jack Whitehall is back on tour and bringing his brand new live show to The SSE Arena Belfast 20 February and 3Arena Dublin 21 February.

PICTURE THIS ANNOUNCE THE JOURNEY STARTS HERE IRISH NATIONAL TOUR!
News last updated: 20-05-2016
PICTURE THIS Announce The Journey Starts Here Irish National Tour!
With Special Guests Orla Gartland and Luke Power

STATUS QUO ANNOUNCE URIAH HEEP AS SPECIAL GUESTS FOR BELFAST AND DUBLIN ARENA SHOWS
News last updated: 19-05-2016
This year sees Status Quo preparing to undertake their last ever Electric tour dates in Ireland & UK.

DILLY DALLY AT THE WORKMAN’S CLUB THIS AUGUST
News last updated: 18-05-2016
Tickets: €15 including booking fee on sale Friday 20 May 9am Over 18s ID required

OBIE TRICE LIVE AT THE ACADEMY DUBLIN GREEN ROOM
News last updated: 18-05-2016
Tickets from €20 including booking fee go on sale Friday May 20th at 9am from Ticketmaster
Over 18s|ID Required

TELEMAN + GUESTS - SUNDAY 6TH NOVEMBER 2016 - ON SALE NOW
News last updated: 18-05-2016
The art of songwriting has been the driving force behind Teleman’s second album Brilliant Sanity: the process of crafting of the immaculate pop song, the dogged pursuit of the perfect hook. The result is an album that appears fastidiously and impeccably made, but also charged with joy.

PEPPA PIG’S SURPRISE AT THE OLYMPIA THEATRE
News last updated: 17-05-2016
Surprise! Peppa Pig, George and their friends are back at The Olympia Theatre in a brand new live stage show, Peppa Pig's Surprise.

THE DIVINE COMEDY AT THE BORD GAIS ENERGY THEATRE – 26TH FEBRUARY 2017
News last updated: 17-05-2016
With their eagerly anticipated eleventh album ‘Foreverland’ due for release September 2nd, The Divine Comedy have announced 18 UK & Irish dates (alongside a full European tour) this October and early in 2017.

THE YOUNG FOLK - LIVE AT THE ACADEMY, OCTOBER 21ST - ON SALE NOW
News last updated: 16-05-2016
Live at The Academy - Friday, 21st October
Tickets from €17.50 on sale now

JAKE BUGG LIVE AT THE OLYMPIA THEATRE, 5TH NOVEMBER - ON SALE NOW
News last updated: 13-05-2016
Jake Bugg releases a stunning new album, ‘On My One’ June 17th on Virgin EMI. The explosive first single, ‘Gimme The Love’, an intoxicating mix of funky drums and wah-wah guitar, out now. To celebrate this new

DR. HOOK STARRING DENNIS LOCORRIERE CONFIRMED FOR OLYMPIA THEATRE THIS NOVEMBER - ON SALE NOW
News last updated: 13-05-2016
This November 29th, Dennis Loccoriere, the original & unmistakable voice of Dr Hook, and his incredible band are bringing the show Dr Hook fans have been waiting for to Dublin.

FLASH HARRY – A CELEBRATION OF QUEEN THIS SEPTEMBER AT THE ACADEMY DUBLIN
News last updated: 11-05-2016
Flash Harry presents a show that embraces the very essence of live music, talent, energy, enthusiasm, passion and pure showmanship. Audiences will see the band rocking out Queen’s greatest hits from Radio Gaga, to We Are the Champions, to Bohemian Rhapsody and everything in between.

MOTORHEADACHE-A TRIBUTE TO LEMMY LIVE AT ACADEMY 2, - DECEMBER 30TH
News last updated: 10-05-2016
A top class and authentic tribute to the late, great Lemmy Kilmister and his band, Motörhead.

FUNERAL SUITS LIVE AT WHELAN’S, FRIDAY JULY 8TH 2016
News last updated: 10-05-2016
Irish alternative-rock band Funeral Suits break their silence with the release of a brand new track - “Tree Of Life” - their first new music since the release of their debut album “Lily Of The Valley” almost four years ago.

SEAN LOCK LIVE AT THE OLYMPIA - EXTRA SHOW SATURDAY 03 DECEMBER ON SALE NOW
News last updated: 10-05-2016
Every three years the comedian Sean Lock writes and tours a new stand-up show, which comes to Dublin and sells out every time.

UGLY KID JOE ANNOUNCE AN ACADEMY DATE THIS NOVEMBER
News last updated: 09-05-2016
Following the release of “Uglier Than They Used Ta Be” - their first full length album in 19 years - UGLY KID JOE return to Europe in October 2016 for an extensive tour including a headline appearance at Hard Rock Hell.

DUA LIPA - THE ACADEMY - OCTOBER 5TH
News last updated: 09-05-2016
The Academy Dublin, Wednesday October 5th 2016
Tickets €22.90 including booking fee go on sale Friday May 13th from Ticketmaster

JEREMY LOOPS AT THE ACADEMY 2, MONDAY OCTOBER 10TH 2016
News last updated: 09-05-2016
Jeremy Loops is an award winning folk musician from Cape Town. His debut album Trading Changed peaked at no. 1 in his native South Africa and was awarded MTV Africa’s Best Alternative album

FLATBUSH ZOMBIES - THE ACADEMY DUBLIN TUESDAY 20TH SEPTEMBER 2016
News last updated: 06-05-2016
Tickets €23.50 includes booking fee go on sale Friday May 6th from

NEVILLE STAPLE BAND RE-SCHEDULED TO WHELAN’S
News last updated: 06-05-2016
Neville Staple, also known as The Original Rudeboy,is credited with changing the face of pop music not only once but twice. Neville Staple’s thirty-five year career in the music business

FRANKIE BALLARD - FRIDAY OCTOBER 14 - ACADEMY 2
News last updated: 06-05-2016
Tickets on sale Thursday 12th May 10am from Ticketmaster

D.A.R.K. FEATURING DOLORES O’RIORDAN RESCHEDULED TO 19 SEPTEMBER
News last updated: 05-05-2016
The forthcoming D.A.R.K. show on Monday 16 May at Whelan's is being re-scheduled to Monday 19 September.

BILL BAILEY ADDS THIRD OLYMPIA THEATRE DATE DUE TO PHENOMENAL DEMAND - TICKETS ON SALE NOW
News last updated: 05-05-2016
Bill Bailey has added a third Dublin at The Olympia Theatre date 14 September due to phenomenal demand.

FOY VANCE AT THE ACADEMY – THURSDAY 8 DECEMBER 2016
News last updated: 04-05-2016
Foy Vance has just announced his highly anticipated live return with a headline date at The Academy on Thursday, 8 December 2016.

SELENA GOMEZ ANNOUNCES EUROPEAN “REVIVAL TOUR” 2016 - ON SALE NOW
News last updated: 29-04-2016
Live at 3Arena, 8th November 2016

Tickets for Dublin show are on sale now from www.ticketmaster.ie and outlets Nationwide

TEENAGE FANCLUB + SPECIAL GUESTS LIVE AT THE ACADEMY - ON SALE NOW
News last updated: 28-04-2016
Teenage Fanclub have been there, seen it and done it.
But in 2016, same as at any time since they started out in 1989, they remain much more interested in being here, seeing it and doing it.

THE STRYPES THE OLYMPIA THEATRE THURSDAY 8TH DECEMBER - ON SALE NOW
News last updated: 28-04-2016
Following a sold out show at The Academy and a number one album release last December, plus a sold out Olympia Theatre gig a month later, The Strypes have announced a winter date at The Olympia on Thursday 08 December.

TRAVIS SCOTT LIVE AT THE ACADEMY - ON SALE NOW
News last updated: 27-04-2016
Travis Scott has been producing beats since the age of sixteen. As part of The Graduates, he released his first EP on Myspace in 2009, and soon moved to Los Angeles where he connected with T.I.

PIERCE THE VEIL LIVE AT THE ACADEMY, 5TH AND 6TH DECEMBER
News last updated: 26-04-2016
Pierce the Veil are proud to announce a UK & Ireland tour this Autumn. The tour, which was announced with the premiere of stunning new single 'Circles' on the Annie Mac show tonight, which includes two dates in The Academy 5th and 6th December later this year. They will also play Belfast on Sunday 4th December.

MICHAEL NYMAN THE OLYMPIA THEATRE 17 NOVEMBER 2016 - ON SALE NOW
News last updated: 22-04-2016
Multi platinum selling composer Michael Nyman has today announced a concert at The Olympia Theatre on Thursday 17 November.

THE DAMNED 40TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR LIVE AT THE ACADEMY
News last updated: 21-04-2016
Tickets will go on sale this Friday at 10am
€25.00 includes booking fee

MICHAEL KIWANUKA ANNOUNCES SPECIAL GUEST ISAAC GRACIE
News last updated: 20-04-2016
Michael Kiwanuka is very pleased to announce a full tour of the UK and Ireland in October at The Academy, 15th October - Tickets 22.00 includes booking fee

NICKELBACK ANNOUNCE DUBLIN AND BELFAST CONCERT DATES - ON SALE NOW
News last updated: 20-04-2016
Multi-platinum selling rock band NICKELBACK are set to embark on a massive headline tour in 2016. Starting in Helsinki, Finland on the 2nd September

WATCH A MESSAGE FROM JEAN MICHEL JARRE FOR HIS IRISH FANS AHEAD OF 3ARENA SPECTACULAR
News last updated: 19-04-2016
Electronic music pioneer Jean-Michel Jarre will bring a spectacular live show to 3Arena on 10 October.

WELCOME TO NIGHT VALE ANNOUNCES RETURN TO THE OLYMPIA THEATRE - OCTOBER 20TH
News last updated: 19-04-2016
Acclaimed Live Show from the Creators of the Wildly Popular Podcast Features a New Script, Live Music and Special Guests

DICK VALENTINE LIVE AT THE ACADEMY 2
News last updated: 14-04-2016
Electric Six frontman Dick Valentine comes to town again to lead a drunken acoustic sing-a-long that is worthy of your time and money. Valentine will guide you through one-man versions of all the Electric Six favorites from the last decade.

CC SMUGGLERS LIVE UPSTAIRS AT WHELAN’S
News last updated: 14-04-2016
It’s a classic tale of how hard work can pay off and CC Smugglers have definitely been working hard. Their reputation as “The best live band on the scene”

THE DEAD DAISIES ANNOUNCE ACADEMY GREEN ROOM SHOW - 20 JULY - TICKETS ON SALE THIS FRIDAY AT 10AM
News last updated: 13-04-2016
The Dead Daisies have just announced a headline performance at The Academy Green Room on 20 July 2016 with special guests, Inglorious.

ANDREA BOCELLI NICOLE SCHERZINGER & CELINE BYRNE JOIN ANDREA BOCELLI FOR CLASSICAL DUETS IN DUBLIN 3ARENA 28 SEPTEMBER
News last updated: 12-04-2016
One of the world’s great voices, Andrea Bocelli returns to the UK & Ireland celebrating the greatest movie songs of all time.

MARVEL UNIVERSE SUPER HEROES COME TO LIFE AS LIVE ACTION FAMILY SPECTACULAR VISITS BELFAST FOR THE VERY FIRST TIME
News last updated: 08-04-2016
Marvel families unite! For the first time ever, iconic Marvel Super Heroes and villains will be brought to life in a spectacular live action family arena show, when Marvel Universe LIVE! Super Heroes Assemble touches down in BELFAST.

GAVIN JAMES LIVE AT 3ARENA | FRIDAY 9 DECEMBER
News last updated: 08-04-2016
Following a rollercoaster year, Gavin James has announced details of his only headline Dublin show in 2016 when he performs at Dublin’s 3Arena on Friday 9 December.

MIKE & THE MECHANICS ANNOUNCE ‘WORD OF MOUTH TOUR 2017’ THE OLYMPIA THEATRE 12TH FEBRUARY 2017
News last updated: 04-04-2016
Mike & The Mechanics, who have sold over 10 million records worldwide – announce their nationwide ‘Word of Mouth Tour 2017’, an epic run of 30 concerts in February/March, including a date in The Olympia Theatre on February 12th February 2017.

BUZZCOCKS - 40TH ANNIVERSARY WORLD TOUR LIVE AT THE ACADEMY, 5TH NOVEMBER
News last updated: 01-04-2016
BUZZCOCKS, one of the most important and influential bands ever, are set to announce a World Tour to celebrate their 40th Anniversary in 2016, they bring their tour to Dublin’s Academy 5th November.

ROMESH RANGANATHAN NOMINATED FOR A BAFTA AWARD - IRRATIONAL COMES TO THE OLYMPIA THIS NOVEMBER
News last updated: 01-04-2016
Romesh Ranganathan comes to Dublin’s Olympia Theatre on 13 November with a brand new show exploring the rationality of his worldview.

20 YEARS OF ALABAMA 3 NEW ALBUM & UK/ IRELAND TOUR ANNOUNCED THE ACADEMY | 12TH NOVEMBER - ON SALE NOW
News last updated: 30-03-2016
It’s been 20 years since Alabama 3 started crafting the bones of their first baby – Exile On Coldharbour Lane and here comes our 14th album. They celebrate 20 years with a brand new album “Blues” which is set for release in September ahead of their UK & Ireland Tour, which makes a stop off at The Academy, Dublin November 12th.

AIRBOURNE ANNOUNCE ACADEMY DUBLIN DATE - 23 AUGUST - TICKETS ON SALE NOW
News last updated: 23-03-2016
Australian hard rock hero’s Airbourne have announced details of their highly anticipated return to Ireland with a date at The Academy, Dublin on August 23rd 2016.

SAM BEAM (IRON & WINE) & JESCA HOOP LIVE AT THE OLYMPIA THEATRE
News last updated: 21-03-2016
Ahead of the release of their eagerly anticipated collaborative record Love Letter for Fire Iron & Wine’s Sam Beam and Jesca Hoop will perform a very special fully seated show at the Olympia Theatre on August 30th.

C2C 2017 - DATES CONFIRMED
News last updated: 20-03-2016
Following huge success of C2C last weekend delighted to announce festival is confirmed to return on 10-12 March 2017

PLACEBO TO CELEBRATE THEIR 20TH ANNIVERSARY WITH A WORLD TOUR – 3ARENA, DECEMBER 10TH
News last updated: 18-03-2016
Placebo will be heading out on a world tour in October to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the release of their platinum selling debut album ’Placebo’.

LIONEL RICHIE PLUS SPECIAL GUESTS LIVE AT PUNCHESTOWN RACECOURSE THIS JULY - TICKETS ON SALE NOW
News last updated: 10-03-2016
Lionel Richie has just been announced at Punchestown Racecourse on Saturday, July 23rd 2016. Also performing is special guest Shane Filan, James Morrison, Corinne Bailey Rae, Sister Sledge, Albert Hammond and many more to be announced. Subject to licence.

REVOLUTION 1916 – THE EXHIBITION AT THE AMBASSADOR THEATRE
News last updated: 07-03-2016
LAUNCHES SATURDAY 27 FEBRUARY 2016 - OPENING 10AM DAILY

KING KONG COMPANY - FRIDAY 30TH SEPTEMBER 2016 - THE ACADEMY - ON SALE NOW
News last updated: 03-03-2016
Prick up yer ears! With a debut album set to drop and a ‘hape’ of festival gigs throughout the summer King Kong Company are on a bit of a role in 2016.

BELLY AT THE ACADEMY – SATURDAY JULY 23RD *TICKETS ON SALE NOW*
News last updated: 29-02-2016
Alt rock legends Belly have announced a headline show at The Academy, Dublin on Saturday July 23rd 2016

DEACON BLUE OLYMPIA THEATRE, DUBLIN – 8 NOVEMBER WATERFRONT, BELFAST – 9 NOVEMBER
News last updated: 29-02-2016
Scottish soul pop legends Deacon Blue have announced their much anticipated Irish return with headline shows at the Olympia Theatre, Dublin on 8 November and The Waterfront, Belfast on 9 November.

FAITHLESS WITH SPECIAL GUESTS: LE GALAXIE ROYAL HOSPITAL KILMAINHAM - SATURDAY 2 JULY 2016 - ON SALE NOW
News last updated: 26-02-2016
UK electronic icons Faithless have announced their much anticipated return to Ireland with an outdoor performance at Royal Hospital Kilmainham on Saturday, July 2nd 2016.

COASTS AT WHELANS SAT 30TH JULY
News last updated: 22-02-2016
This five piece, who met while at university in Bristol, are proving to be a band who are relentlessly on the rise. A growing body of songs has been earning them huge amounts of praise amongst the music community & beyond.

ELECTRIC SIX - THE ACADEMY SATURDAY NOVEMBER 26TH 2016
News last updated: 11-02-2016
Electric Six return to The Academy on Saturday 29th of November. Tickets €20 incl. booking fee on sale from Ticketmaster.ie and Ticketmaster outlets.

TRAILER PARK BOYS’ - DEAR SANTA CLAUS, GO F#CK YOURSELF TOUR - ON SALE NOW
News last updated: 08-02-2016
Stars of the cult TV show Trailer Park Boys, Ricky, Julian and Bubbles are back on tour and are coming to Dublin for one show only on 12 December!

RONAN KEATING CONFIRMS BELFAST AND DUBLIN CONCERT DATES
News last updated: 08-02-2016
Ronan Keating has just announced that he will play Waterfront Belfast on 6th September and The Olympia Theatre, Dublin on 7th September, 2016 as the latest dates on his ‘Time Of My Life Tour.’

WALKING ON CARS JOIN KODALINE WITH VERY SPECIAL GUEST JESS GLYNNE AT MARLAY PARK THIS JULY
News last updated: 01-02-2016
Kodaline play their only Irish date of 2016 this summer when they headline Marlay Park on Friday 8th July. Joining them is very special guest Jess Glynne and just added to the line up – Walking On Cars!

THE MISSION 30TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR LIVE AT THE ACADEMY, SATURDAY 1ST OCTOBER
News last updated: 25-01-2016
Tickets are on sale now
€28 includes booking fee charges via Ticketmaster.ie and outlets
Doors: 7pm – This show is over 18’s, I.D is required

O’RAPPA WITH SPECIAL GUESTS DAVID KEENAN AT THE ACADEMY, 14TH AUGUST
News last updated: 07-01-2016
LIVE AT THE ACADEMY, 14TH AUGUST Tickets €41 includes booking fee on sale Thursday 14th January at 9am Doors: 7.30pm, this show is over 18’s – I.D will be required

LEE BRICE LIVE AT THE ACADEMY
News last updated: 20-12-2015
Curb Records artist Lee Brice will celebrate the launch of his "Life Off My Years" concert tour.Brice has racked up an impressive four Platinum-selling singles (A Woman Like You," "Hard To Love," "Love Like Crazy" and "I Don't Dance") and achieved Gold with "I Drive Your Truck" and "Parking Lot Party."

ROSS NOBLE "BRAIN DUMP" ANNOUNCED FOR OLYMPIA THEATRE
News last updated: 17-12-2015
After motor biking around the UK at the mercy of Twitter in his critically acclaimed travelogue series, ‘Ross Noble: Freewheeling’, which reached 3.7million individuals across the two series on Dave, Ross now returns to his first love, stand-up comedy.

BRAD PAISLEY - CANCELLED
News last updated: 11-12-2015
Due to a scheduling conflict in the US Brad Paisley’s show at Dublin’s 3 Arena on sat 30th July 2016 has unfortunately been cancelled. Refunds from point of purchase

ONCE THE MUSICAL THE MULTI AWARD-WINNING MUSICAL BACK HOME IN DUBLIN
News last updated: 04-12-2015
It was seen by over 50,000 people when it played at the Olympia Theatre last summer. Now, due to phenomenal demand, the record-breaking stage show Once returns to the Olympia Theatre, Dublin for 8 weeks only in summer 2016.

NEW EVENT LICENSING ARRANGEMENTS
News last updated: 23-06-2015
MCD are currently reviewing the new event licensing arrangements following this afternoon's release.


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