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THE OVERTONES' NEW ALBUM "SWEET SOUL MUSIC" OUT TODAY - SHOWS IN CORK AND DUBLIN THIS JUNE
News last updated: 27-02-2015
The Overtones make 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.

FOO FIGHTERS WIN "BEST INTERNATIONAL GROUP" AT BRIT AWARDS AS THEY CELEBRATE 20 YEARS OF LIVE SHOWS
News last updated: 27-02-2015
Foo Fighters won ‘Best International Group’ at this year’s Brit Awards, in the same week that they celebrate their twentieth anniversary as a live band.

LE GALAXIE PRESENTS: LE CLUB 24TH & 25TH APRIL LIVE EXTRAVAGANZA ON SALE NOW
News last updated: 27-02-2015
Your favourite dancefloor tearjerkers LE GALAXIE present a 2-night live music takeover of the Academy...LE CLUB!

THE BLADES ANNOUNCE THEIR RETURN TO THE OLYMPIA THEATRE THIS DECEMBER
News last updated: 25-02-2015
Wednesday 25 February: The Blades have announced their return to The Olympia Theatre for one night only on Saturday 05 December.

TWIN ATLANTIC PLAYS THEIR BIGGEST IRISH SHOW ON MAY 2ND AT THE ACADEMY – TICKETS ON SALE NOW
News last updated: 23-02-2015
That much of Great Divide was written in the back of tour buses, late at night, after Twin Atlantic had stepped off yet another festival stage is evident from first listen.

AMBER RUN PLUS GUESTS LIVE AT ACADEMY 2, 6TH MAY 2015
News last updated: 23-02-2015
Having sold out upstairs at Whelans last November, the band are back for more!

NEIL DIAMOND TOUR 2015 - EXTRA DUBLIN DATE ADDED DUE TO DEMAND
News last updated: 23-02-2015
Neil Diamond, iconic Grammy Award®-winning Rock and Pop Singer/Songwriter and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member, has added a SECOND Dublin date to his summer tour and will now also play at the capitals 3Arena on Sunday 5th July.

LONGITUDE 17 MORE ACTS ADDED TO THIS SUMMERS LINE UP
News last updated: 20-02-2015
Fresh from picking up the award for Best Medium Festival at the Irish festival awards for the second year running, Longitude today announces 17 additional stellar acts joining this summers line up in Marlay Park headlined by The Chemical Brothers, Hozier and Alt-J.

JIMMY CARR IRISH TOUR –TICKETS FOR ALL SHOWS ON SALE NOW
News last updated: 20-02-2015
Jimmy Carr has added a further three regional dates to his December tour due to phenomenal demand.

FINAL SHOWS NOW ADDED FOR DISNEY ON ICE PRESENTS MAGICAL ICE FESTIVAL AT CITYWEST HOTEL & ODYSSEY ARENA THIS APRIL!
News last updated: 19-02-2015
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 The Citywest Hotel, Dublin & Odyssey Arena, Belfast during the Easter school holidays in Disney On Ice presents Magical Ice Festival (for 5 days only!).

MASTODON THE OLYMPIA THEATRE - 26TH JUNE 2015
News last updated: 19-02-2015
Heavy rock icons Mastodon, announce a headline show at Dublin’s Olympia Theatre Friday 26th of June

TOM BAXTER THE SUGAR CLUB | MAY 29TH
News last updated: 19-02-2015
Having done a number of Irish dates late last year Tom Baxter will return to Ireland to play a headline show at the Sugar Club Dublin

LITTLE MAY - ACADEMY 2 WEDNESDAY MAY 27TH
News last updated: 18-02-2015
Little May will play a headline show at The Academy 2 on Wednesday May 27th. Tickets €13 including booking fee go on sale this Thursday, February 18th, at 9am via Ticketmaster.ie.

ASH ANNOUNCE LIVE DATE AT WHELAN'S - SUNDAY 7 JUNE - TICKETS ON SALE THIS FRIDAY AT 9AM
News last updated: 18-02-2015
NI rock icons Ash have announced details of a special live show at Whelan’s, Wexford Street on Sunday 7 June 2015.

LAURA MARLING ANNOUNCES IRISH RETURN AT OLYMPIA THEATRE - 7 MAY - TICKETS ON SALE THIS FRIDAY AT 10AM
News last updated: 18-02-2015
Laura Marling has announced her much anticipated return with headline shows at Dublin’s Olympia Theatre on Thursday May 7th & The Waterfront Hall, Belfast on Friday, May 8th 2015.

THE AIRBORNE TOXIC EVENT ANNOUNCE ACADEMY SHOW - SUNDAY 19 APRIL - TICKETS ON SALE THIS FRIDAY AT 9AM
News last updated: 17-02-2015
The Airborne Toxic Event have just announced details of their highly anticipated Irish return with a show at The Academy, Dublin on Sunday 19 April 2015.

MORRISSEY VERY SPECIAL GUEST ANNOUNCED BUFFY ST MARIE
News last updated: 17-02-2015
Morrissey has announced a VERY special guest, the legendary Buffy St Marie – including a date at Belfast’s Odyssey Arena

AN EVENING WITH THE LEGENDARY FRANKIE VALLI AND THE FOUR SEASONS
News last updated: 16-02-2015
The legendary Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons have announced a very special, fully seated, intimate show at 3Arena Dublin on July 8th, as part of their upcoming European tour.

COUNTING CROWS WITH SPECIAL GUEST: SEASICK STEVE ROYAL HOSPITAL KILMAINHAM - 24 JUNE 2015
News last updated: 16-02-2015
Alt rock icons Counting Crows have announced a spectacular outdoor concert at Dublin’s Royal Hospital Kilmainham on June 24th 2015 with special guest Seasick Steve

DERMOT KENNEDY LIVE AT THE WORKMAN’S CLUB
News last updated: 16-02-2015
Having already sold out a headline show at Dublin’s Unitarian Church. Dermot Kennedy has been captivating audiences throughout his solo career to crowds on Dublin busiest streets.

VILLAGERS ADD SECOND OLYMPIA THEATRE DATE DUE TO DEMAND
News last updated: 13-02-2015
Tickets went on sale today for Villagers Irish tour in May, and due to demand, an extra date for Dublin, May 21st, has just been added.

FALL OUT BOY 3ARENA, 1 OCTOBER -TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY AT 9AM
News last updated: 13-02-2015
Multi platinum selling band Fall Out Boy have announced they’ll return to Ireland on October 1st to play Dublin’s 3Arena.

DUE TO PHENOMENAL DEMAND THE KOOKS HAVE ADDED A SECOND HEADLINE SHOW AT THE OLYMPIA THEATRE!
News last updated: 13-02-2015
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’

JACK SAVORETTI SHOW AT THE SUGAR CLUB RESCHEDULED TO MARCH 2ND
News last updated: 13-02-2015
Due to circumstances beyond control, Jack’s Dublin show at The Sugar Club on 19th February will be moved to Monday 2nd March.

WIN TICKETS TO MEET USHER IN LONDON VIP STYLE!!
News last updated: 12-02-2015
Usher is offering an amazing prize to his Irish fans. For a chance to meet Usher in person in London VIP style

CALEXICO - THE OLYMPIA THEATRE -MAY 4TH
News last updated: 12-02-2015
ickets for Calexico live at The Olympia Theatre are priced from €27 including booking fee and are on sale now from ticketmaster.

SOAK PREMIERES VIDEO FOR ‘SEA CREATURES’
News last updated: 12-02-2015
SOAK has unveiled the video to new single ‘Sea Creatures’, alongside plans for her debut album and further live dates.

SYLVAN ESSO ANNOUNCE IRISH RETURN AT WHELAN'S - 09 JUNE 2015 - TICKETS ON SALE NEXT WEDNESDAY AT 9AM
News last updated: 10-02-2015
Following their ecstatically received sold-out show at The Workman’s Club this past October, much acclaimed electro-pop duo Sylvan Esso have announced their highly anticpated Irish return at Whelan’s, Wexford Street on June 9th 2015.

KITTY DAISY AND LEWIS ACADEMY GREEN ROOM MAY 22ND
News last updated: 10-02-2015
Kitty, Daisy & Lewis will return to Dublin to play a headline show at The Academy Green Room on May 22nd 2015

OTHERKIN LIVE AT GRAND SOCIAL
News last updated: 10-02-2015
Dublin based grunge pop band OTHERKIN have marked their first 12 months of existence by playing slots at Longitude, Electric Picnic, Hard Working Class Heroes,

LITTLE HOURS - LIVE AT WHELANS
News last updated: 10-02-2015
Following on a two sold out shows in Pepper Canister Church. We are delighted to announce a headline show in Whelans on May 28th 2015.

DAVE MATTHEWS BAND ANNOUNCES FALL 2015 EUROPEAN TOUR PERFORMING TWO SETS EACH NIGHT
News last updated: 06-02-2015
Dave Matthews Band will return to Europe for a run of highly-anticipated shows this Autumn, marking the group’s first European dates since 2010.

GRANT NICHOLAS IN WHELANS - NEXT SAT 28TH FEB
News last updated: 06-02-2015
Grant Nicholas has confirmed Irish singer songwriter Carol Keogh as special guest at Whelan’s on Saturday 28th February.

WILKO JOHNSON PRESENTS: “STILL KICKIN” TOUR AT THE ACADEMY, DUBLIN 29TH MAY 2015
News last updated: 06-02-2015
So said Wilko in a recent interview, having been diagnosed in late 2012 with terminal pancreatic cancer. But despite the doctors' worst predictions he continued to perform and present himself with vigour and a new zest for life.

COLUMBIA MILLS ‘HEADLIGHTS’ TAKEN FROM THE ‘FACTORY SETTINGS’ EP IMPACT DATE MARCH 27TH LIVE AT THE WORKMAN’S CLUB MARCH 21ST
News last updated: 05-02-2015
Dublin based Columbia Mills release ‘Headlights’, the second track from their critically acclaimed ‘Factory Settings’ EP. ‘Headlights’ is the follow up to last year’s ‘Never Gonna Look At You The Same’.

AND SO I WATCH YOU FROM AFAR - THE OLYMPIA THEATRE, 19TH JUNE
News last updated: 04-02-2015
Today Northern Irish rockers And So I Watch You From Afar (ASIWYFA) have announced their return with their new forthcoming album ‘Heirs’. This will be the eclectic quartet’s fourth full length album following on from their widely acclaimed album ‘All Hail Bright Futures’.

KODALINE - ROYAL HOSPITAL KILMAINHAM - FRIDAY 26 JUNE 2015
News last updated: 03-02-2015
Following their storming NYF Dublin Countdown show and ahead of their much anticipated album release this Friday, Kodaline have announced a spectacular outdoor concert at Dublin’s Royal Hospital Kilmainham on Friday June 26th 2015. Subject to license.

ROO PANES - THE ACADEMY 2 | THURSDAY APRIL 9TH 2015
News last updated: 03-02-2015
Roo Panes will return to Dublin on April 9th to play a headline show at the Academy 2. Tickets €13, incl. booking fee go on sale Wednesday February 4th via Ticketmaster.

WYVERN LINGO ANNOUNCE NEW DUBLIN DATE DUE TO DEMAND
News last updated: 03-02-2015
Due to their Dublin show in the Sugar Club selling out six weeks in advance, Wyvern Lingo have confirmed a new date at Whelan’s on Friday 5th June.

KEVIN BRIDGES ADDS 7TH AND FINAL SHOW IN OLYMPIA THEATRE. ON SALE NOW
News last updated: 03-02-2015
Due to phenomenal demand, Kevin Bridges has added a sixth and final date, 23 November, to his run at The Olympia Theatre in 2015.

MILTON JONES - SAT 07 MARCH - LESS THAN 3 WEEKS TO GO
News last updated: 03-02-2015
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.

HUDSON TAYLOR DUE TO DEMAND EXTRA DATES ADDED TO IRISH TOUR
News last updated: 03-02-2015
Following the release of their highly anticipated debut album and selling out their biggest tour to date Hudson Taylor have added an additional seven Irish dates this May, due to demand.

SUNSET SONS ANNOUNCE HEADLINE SHOW AT WHELAN'S - SATURDAY MAY 9TH - TICKETS ON SALE THIS FRIDAY AT 9AM
News last updated: 02-02-2015
Sunset Sons have announced details of a headline tour of the UK and Ireland in May. The hotly-tipped four-piece will play eight dates throughout May with a London date at Scala on May 12th.

THE LIBERTINES - 3ARENA - 9 JULY 2015
News last updated: 02-02-2015
The Libertines have announced that they will play Dublin’s 3Arena on 9 July. Tickets €49.50 incl. booking fee are on sale this Friday at 9am from Ticketmaster outlets and online at www.ticketmaster.ie

DYNAMO LIVE - EXTRA SHOW AT 3ARENA ADDED DUE TO DEMAND - ON SALE TODAY AT 4PM
News last updated: 30-01-2015
Dynamo has added a second 3Arena date on 17 March 2016, due to phenomenal public demand.

IMAGINE DRAGONS - 3ARENA - 18 NOVEMBER
News last updated: 29-01-2015
Imagine Dragons bring their Smoke + Mirrors tour to Dublin’s 3Arena on November 18th

BILL BAILEY LIMBOLAND SOLD OUT -­ EXTRA OLYMPIA DATE ADDED DUE TO DEMAND
News last updated: 29-01-2015
Bill Bailey’s new show Limboland on 01 October at The Olympia Theatre went on sale this morning and sold out.

ELECTRIC SIX ANNOUNCES THEIR RETURN TO THE ACADEMY
News last updated: 28-01-2015
Electric Six return to The Academy on Saturday 28th of November. Tickets €20 incl. booking fee on sale from Ticketmaster.ie and Ticketmaster outlets this Friday at 10am

DEREK RYAN AWARDED ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR & ALBUM OF THE YEAR
News last updated: 27-01-2015
Derek Ryan was honoured with two awards at last night’s Sunday World awards ceremony at Citywest Hotel.

WILL BUTLER ANNOUNCES WHELAN'S SHOW ON APRIL 25TH - TICKETS ON SALE THIS FRIDAY AT 9AM
News last updated: 27-01-2015
Will Butler will play a headline show at Whelans on the 25th of April. Tickets are €24 including booking fee and go on sale this Friday at 9am from ticketmaster.

INDIANA - ANNOUNCES HEADLINE SHOW ON SALE NOW, 17TH MAY AT THE WORKMANS CLUB
News last updated: 26-01-2015
LIVE AT THE WORKMANS CLUB, 17 MAY 2015

2MANYDJS - OLYMPIA THEATRE - 13th MARCH
News last updated: 23-01-2015
2manydj’s are set to kick off the St. Patrick’s Day festivities with a March 13th DJ set at the Olympia Theatre.

DUKE DUMONT IS COMING TO DUBLIN THIS ST. PATRICKS WEEKEND!!!
News last updated: 23-01-2015
One of the UK’s biggest DJs and the man behind hits like I Got U and Need U (100%), Duke Dumont, has announced a St. Patricks weekend show in Dublin’s Olympia Theatre on Monday 16th March.

THE DOORS ALIVE RETURN TO THE ACADEMY ON FRIDAY 25TH SEPTEMBER’15
News last updated: 22-01-2015
The Doors Alive will return to The Academy for a very special midnight show on 25th September.

PAPA ROACH AT THE ACADEMY, DUBLIN, FRIDAY, 20TH MARCH 2015
News last updated: 21-01-2015
Multi platinum hard rock Juggernauts Papa Roach have announced a Dublin date at The Academy 20th March 2015

SAN FERMIN WILL RETURN TO DUBLIN THIS APRIL!
News last updated: 21-01-2015
Brooklyn-based San Fermin, now an eight-piece touring enterprise, did not start that way.In December of 2012, the initially makeshift project performed a single concert—from sheet music—and signed a record deal.

LITTLE COMETS WITH VERY SPECIAL GUESTS OH VOLCANO! THE WORKMANS CLUB 28TH FEBRUARY 2015
News last updated: 21-01-2015
MCD.ie presents LITTLE COMETS with Oh Volcano!

MARKUS FEEHILY LIVE AT THE OLYMPIA THEATRE THIS MARCH!
News last updated: 20-01-2015
Markus Feehily is known to many as the soulful lead singer from global pop phenomenon Westlife, who sold over 50 million records in just 14 years before splitting in 2012.

LUCY SPRAGGAN WILL PLAY WHELANS ON THE 3RD OF MAY!
News last updated: 19-01-2015
Songwriter Lucy Spraggan has already impressed X Factor judges, Radio 1 DJs, festival organisers across the world and Columbia Records, who immediately signed her to their roster.

TONY VISCONTI & WOODY WOODMANSEY WITH GLENN GREGORY PERFORM DAVID BOWIE'S
News last updated: 15-01-2015
Tony Visconti, Woody Woodmansey’s Holy Holy and Glenn Gregory will perform David Bowie’s seminal ‘The Man Who Sold the World’ album plus a new set of other classic Bowie songs from 1969-73, with very special guests at The Olympia Theatre on 24 June.

ALL TVVINS ANNOUNCE WHELAN'S DATE ON 25TH MARCH
News last updated: 15-01-2015
All Tvvins set out on the road for the first time in 2015 when they kick off a short Irish tour with a headline date at Whelan’s on 25th March.

I, KEANO CAST ANNOUNCED - GARY COOKE, DESSIE GALLAGHER AND JOHNNY WARD AS KEANO ANNOUNCED FOR I, KEANO OPENING AT THE OLYMPIA THEATRE THIS MARCH
News last updated: 14-01-2015
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.

THE ANSWER PLUS GUEST: MICHAEL MORMECHA WHELANS, HEADLINE SHOW 7TH MARCH 2015
News last updated: 09-01-2015
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

C2C TO RETURN ON 7TH AND 8TH MARCH 2015
News last updated: 09-01-2015
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.

KLINGANDE ANNOUNCES SHOW AT THE TWISTED PEPPER - SUNDAY 15 MARCH - TICKETS ON SALE NOW
News last updated: 09-01-2015
Klingande, one of the breakout stars of 2014 with his worldwide smash hit ‘Jubel’ has announced a show at The Twisted Pepper, Middle Abbey Street on Sunday March 15th.

GAVIN JAMES - LIVE SHOW AT THE OLYMPIA THEATRE MARCH 20TH SOLD OUT - MAJOR RECORD DEAL SIGNED WITH CAPITOL RECORDS USA
News last updated: 08-01-2015
2015 is off to a great start for Dublin singer songwriter Gavin James, his biggest headline show to date at the Olympia on 20th March is now Sold Out!

DUE TO DEMAND CATFISH AND THE BOTTLEMEN'S WHELAN'S SHOW HAS MOVED TO THE ACADEMY - TICKETS ON SALE 9AM TOMORROW
News last updated: 08-01-2015
Due to phenomenal demand Catfish And The Bottlemen’s April 8th show at Whelan’s has moved to The Academy.

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.”

HOODIE ALLEN ANNOUNCES SUPPORT FROM JARED EVAN
News last updated: 18-12-2014
Hoodie Allen gives everybody something to chat about on his full-length debut, ‘People Keep Talking’. The fourteen songs bob and weave between technically tight bars, old school soul panache, a jazz-y swing, and undeniable pop appeal.

EUROPE AND BLACK STAR RIDERS - 2ND MARCH - LESS THAN 2 WEEKS
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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 .

GET UNDER NATURE’S SKIN WITH WORLD FAMOUS EXHIBITION BODYWORLDS - 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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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 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.

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.

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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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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