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ANNIE MAC // THE TWISTED PEPPER // 3 DECEMBER - TICKETS ON SALE NOW
News last updated: 21-10-2014
BBC Radio One DJ Annie Mac has announced her return to Dublin on December 3rd for a night at the Twisted Pepper. Tickets €19.90 incl. booking fee are on sale now from Ticketmaster.ie

RYAN ADAMS LIVE DATES IN CORK & DUBLIN MARCH 2015
News last updated: 20-10-2014
Fresh from the release of his fourteenth studio album, Ryan Adams has announced two Irish dates in Dublin & Cork for March 2015. Tickets are on sale this Friday at 10am from Ticketmaster.ie

DUE TO DEMAND SHEPPARD'S SHOW AT THE ACADEMY 2 HAS MOVED TO THE WORKMAN'S CLUB - TICKETS ON SALE NOW!
News last updated: 20-10-2014
All tickets remain valid for the new venue.

Please note this is a +14 age show and no alcohol will be served at the bar.

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’

WYVERN LINGO SELL OUT EP LAUNCH AND ANNOUNCE SPRING DUBLIN DATE
News last updated: 20-10-2014
Following their sold out EP launch in Dublin last week, Wyvern Lingo have announced a show at The Sugar Club on Thursday 26 February.

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.

INDIANA CANCELS HER DUBLIN SHOW
News last updated: 17-10-2014
Tickets on sale Friday at 9am €13 includes booking fee

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!

PAUL POTTS IRISH TOUR OPENS IN CORK 05 NOVEMBER - NEW ALBUM HOME OUT NOW
News last updated: 15-10-2014
Paul Potts comes to Ireland for some select concerts this November.
The acclaimed Welsh tenor will be joined by classical soprano Margaret Keys from Derry at each of the following venues.

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

KEVIN BRIDGES LIVE AT THE OLYMPIA THEATRE - FIFTH AND FINAL DATE ADDED DUE TO PHENOMENAL DEMAND
News last updated: 13-10-2014
Following his last sold out O2 Dublin show, Kevin Bridges makes a return to his favourite venue, The Olympia Theatre, for two nights with a brand new show “A Whole Different Story”.

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.

NEIL DIAMOND TOUR 2015 EUROPEAN DATES ANNOUNCED BELFAST & DUBLIN SHOWS IN JUNE & JULY
News last updated: 12-10-2014
Neil Diamond, iconic Grammy Award®-winning Rock and Pop Singer/Songwriter and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member, will be bringing his highly anticipated NEIL DIAMOND TOUR 2015 to Europe next summer.

THE STRYPES ADD GANGS AS SPECIAL GUESTS FOR THEIR ACADEMY CHRISTMAS PARTY
News last updated: 10-10-2014
The Strypes have added Dublin four piece Gangs as special guests for their Christmas blowout at The Academy on 10 December.

Fans of all ages are welcome.

DIVERSITY SHOW AT 3ARENA TO BE RESCHEDULED
News last updated: 09-10-2014
Due to changes in The Ferry Timetables the upcoming Diversity show in the 3 Arena will have to be rescheduled to later in 2015.
Full refunds are now being offered as it will be Jan 2015 before the new date can be confirmed

HOZIER CELEBRATES NUMBER 1 ALBUM WITH IRISH TOUR ANNOUNCEMENT - TICKETS ON SALE THIS FRIDAY
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.

USHER ANNOUNCES THE UR EXPERIENCE IN DUBLIN AND BELFAST - TICKETS ON SALE NOW
News last updated: 02-10-2014
Superstar's First Headlining European Tour in Four Years Will Visit Cities Throughout Europe

BEN OTTEWELL ANNOUNCES WORKMAN'S CLUB SHOW - 10 DECEMBER 2014 - TICKETS ON SALE 9AM WEDNESDAY
News last updated: 02-10-2014
Gomez singer-songwriter Ben Ottewell has just announced details of a headline show at The Workman’s Club, Dublin on 10 December 2014.

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 ANNOUNCES A SATURDAY NIGHT OLYMPIA THEATRE SHOW 14 MARCH - ON SALE NOW
News last updated: 30-09-2014
Following his brilliant sellout summer Olympia Theatre show, Derek Ryan has announced his return to the renowned Dame Street venue on Saturday 14March.

ALL TVVINS NOVEMBER IRISH TOUR DATES ANNOUNCED
News last updated: 30-09-2014
One of the most highly rated acts in the country, the interstellar synth pop duo All Tvvins have confirmed a run of live dates his November

VAN MORRISON AT THE GREAT HALL, DOWNSHIRE ESTATE, DOWNPATRICK - SATURDAY 22 NOVEMBER
News last updated: 29-09-2014
Van Morrison is without a doubt one of the most original recording artists in musical history

ANDREA BOCELLI CONFIRMS LINDSEY STIRLING AS SPECIAL GUEST FOR 3ARENA CONCERT ON FRIDAY 14 NOVEMBER
News last updated: 29-09-2014
Lindsey Stirling, one of the most exciting emerging talents in the classical music world, will join the maestro Andrea Bocelli at 3Arena on Friday 14 November.

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.

ALICE BOMAN ANNOUNCES A HEADLINE WHELANS SHOW!
News last updated: 25-09-2014

Alice Boman’s voice hits with the emotional force and haunting fragility of Nina Simone. See her live upstairs at Whelans on Friday the 6th of December.

KYLIE MINOGUES KISS ME ONCE TOUR OPENS IN LIVERPOOL - COMING TO 3ARENA THIS NOVEMBER
News last updated: 25-09-2014
The Kiss Me Once tour comes to Ireland on November 8th to 3Arena, Dublin and 9th to Odyssey Arena, Belfast.

EUROPE WITH BLACK STAR RIDERS ANNOUNCE DUBLIN AND BELFAST DATES
News last updated: 24-09-2014
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.

KYGO DUE TO DEMAND: CHANGE OF VENUE THE ACADEMY DUBLIN – NOVEMBER 27
News last updated: 24-09-2014
Due to extraordinary public demand Kygo at The Twisted Pepper on November 27th has now moved to The New Academy, Dublin.

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.

RAGLANS ANNOUNCE A HEADLINE IRISH TOUR!
News last updated: 24-09-2014
Following a stunning performance at the Olympia Theatre last night, Raglans have announced their return to Dublin! They'll play a headline show in The Grand Social as part of their Irish tour this Winter.

ROOM 94 AT ACADEMY 2 WITH GUESTS SYMMETRY - 14TH MARCH 2015 VIP TICKETS ON SALE TONIGHT AT 6PM
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.

SHANE FILAN; EXTRA SHOW INEC KILLARNEY DEC 3RD
News last updated: 24-09-2014
MCD are delighted to announce that Shane Filan is finishing his 'You & Me' Tour with a night at The Olympia Theatre Dublin on December 2nd. He sold out three nights at The Olympia when the tour launched last March, so this is sure to come as welcome news to fans who missed out the first time around.

OMID DJALILI ADDS BOOTHBY GRAFFOE AS SPECIAL GUEST FOR OLYMPIA THEATRE
News last updated: 24-09-2014
Iran’s funniest comedian Omid Djalili is back on tour with a new show, following a sell-out four week West-End residency and a sold-out season at the Edinburgh Festival.

MANCHESTER UNITED LEGENDS COME TO THE OLYMPIA THEATRE - AN EVENING WITH PETER SCHMEICHEL, DWIGHT YORKE & BRYAN ROBSON - THE YEAR WE WON THE TREBLE
News last updated: 23-09-2014
On November 20th the Olympia Theatre will host three Manchester United greats as Peter Schmeichel, Dwight Yorke & Bryan Robson recall one of the most astounding feats in football history – the 1998/99 season, the year the Red Devils lifted the Premier League, F.A. Cup and their dramatic comeback to win the Champions League.

MANIC STREET PREACHERS AT THE OLYMPIA THEATRE SATURDAY DECEMBER 13TH
News last updated: 23-09-2014
20 years after the release of the Manic Street Preachers’ third album ‘The Holy Bible’, the band have announced dates in December where they will play the album in its entirety for the very first time.

LEE EVANS KICKS OFF HIS BIGGEST ARENA TOUR TO DATE - 'MONSTERS' LIVE AT THE 3 ARENA 11 & 12 NOVEMBER
News last updated: 22-09-2014
WIRED AND WONDERFUL was huge… XL was big… BIG was even bigger… ROADRUNNER was record breaking… and now the legendary Lee Evans has just embarked on his most ambitious tour to date.

MARK LANEGAN ANNOUNCES IRISH TOUR DATE INCLUDING ACADEMY DUBLIN SHOW - SATURDAY 17 JANUARY - TICKETS ON SALE THIS FRIDAY AT 9AM
News last updated: 22-09-2014
Mark Lanegan has just announced details of Irish tour dates including a show at The Academy, Dublin on Saturday 17 January 2014.

THE ORIGINAL RUDEBOYS ANNOUNCE NEW CHARITY SINGLE RELEASE AND IRISH TOUR DATES
News last updated: 17-09-2014
Fresh from their fifth sold out Dublin Olympia gig, The Original Rudeboys push on with the release of their new single 'Never Alone'. The song is featured on the band's latest album 'All We Are', which charted at # 2 in the Irish national charts, just behind Imelda May.

JEDWARD FULLY SEATED OLYMPIA THEATRE SHOW - OCTOBER 24TH 2014
News last updated: 17-09-2014
Renowned for their live shows, Jedward have just confirmed a special live date at the Olympia Theatre on Friday October 24th 2014

JAY Z AND BEYONCE USE MUSIC OF ENNIO MORRICONE IN NEW SHORT MOVIE TRILOGY
News last updated: 17-09-2014
A limited number of hospitality packages for Ennio Morricone’s hugely anticipated 3Arena concert on Friday 12th December have just become available.

BEN CAPLAN ANNOUNCES IRISH TOUR DATES
News last updated: 16-09-2014
Canadian singer songwriter Ben Caplan has just announced details of Irish Tour dates this October including a show Upstairs at Whelan’s on 21 October.

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.

FATHER RAY KELLY ANNOUNCES LIVE DATES IN MONAGHAN & NAVAN
News last updated: 15-09-2014
Singing sensation Father Ray Kelly has confirmed his first two professional Irish concerts this November.

REAL ESTATE LIVE AT THE ACADEMY – 22 OCTOBER 2014
News last updated: 15-09-2014
Ahead of their sold out show at Whelan’s next Tuesday, New Jersey’s Real Estate have announced a new Irish headline date at The Academy on October 22nd 2014.

IN SUPPORT OF THEIR NEW EP, THE STAVES HAVE ANNOUNCED A HEADLINE DUBLIN SHOW!
News last updated: 15-09-2014
The Staves release new EP, Blood I Bled, on 28th October 2014 through Atlantic Records. 6 Select UK & Eire headline shows announced

MARIO ROSENSTOCK GIFT GRUB LIVE 3 DUE TO PHENOMENAL DEMAND EXTRA DATE ADDED FOR GLOR, ENNIS. SATURDAY 29TH NOVEMBER
News last updated: 15-09-2014
Due to phenomenal demand an extra date has just been added for MARIO ROSENSTOCK GIFT GRUB LIVE 3 at Glor Theatre, Ennis on Saturday 29th of November

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.

WIN A TRIP TO SEE ENRIQUE IGLESIAS & DEMI LOVATO LIVE IN BARCELONA PLUS THE 3 ARENA DUBLIN WITH 2FM THIS WEEK
News last updated: 15-09-2014
Enrique Iglesias & special guest Demi Lovato brings his Sex and Love tour to The 3Arena on 23 November.

DUE TO DEMAND GRUFF RHYS HAS ADDED A SECOND HEADLINE DUBLIN SHOW!
News last updated: 15-09-2014
The new album, film, book and app project 'American Interior' is OUT NOW!

AMBER RUN - UPSTAIRS IN WHELANS 12TH NOVEMBER 2014
News last updated: 15-09-2014
When a band’s fourth and fifth ever gigs are playing at Reading And Leeds Festival, something special is going on.

KRYSTAL KLEAR ANNOUNCES OCTOBER BANK HOLIDAY WEEKEND SHOW AT THE ACADEMY
News last updated: 12-09-2014
Dublin native Krystal Klear returns to Dublin on October 26th for a Bank Holiday weekend show at The Academy.

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.

FRAMING HANLEY WITH THE WINTER PASSING AT ACADEMY 2 - 25TH OCTOBER 2014
News last updated: 10-09-2014
Nashville, TN based four piece Framing Hanley release their album The Sum Of Who We Are in the UK today. The band can now also announce they will be back for a headline tour of the UK this October.

BOYS NOIZE AT THE ACADEMY FRIDAY 14 NOVEMBER
News last updated: 10-09-2014
Boys Noize return to The Academy, Dublin on Friday 14th November

PAOLO NUTINI ANNOUNCES IRISH DATES ON BIGGEST TOUR
News last updated: 10-09-2014
Without doubt 2014 is the year of Paolo Nutini. Acclaimed third album ‘Caustic Love’ went straight in at number 1

THE DRIFTERS OPTIMUM TOUR COMING FOR IRISH SHOWS THIS OCTOBER
News last updated: 10-09-2014
Fans can expect a setlist loaded with sixty years of massive hits such as Up On The Roof, Stand By Me, Be My Baby, Under The Boardwalk, Save The Last Dance For Me and many, many more.

SOAK ANNOUNCES DERRY AND DUBLIN SHOW WITH SUPPORT FROM GABRIEL PASCHAL BLAKE
News last updated: 08-09-2014
SOAK has announced plans for a new single, ‘B a noBody’ – her first since signing with Rough Trade – which will be released on November 3.

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 HENRY GIRLS TO JOIN CLANNAD ON IRISH TOUR
News last updated: 08-09-2014
Clannad, the Irish family group responsible for such timeless music as ‘Theme from Harry’s Game’, ‘In A Lifetime’, ‘I Will Find You’ and the sound track to the ‘Robin Of Sherwood’ TV series, have announced an Irish tour.

PAUL SIMON & STING ON STAGE TOGETHER EUROPEAN TOUR IN 2015 ANNOUNCED
News last updated: 05-09-2014

European tour to launch in March 2015
3ARENA – APRIL 7th
Tickets on Sale this Friday, September 12, 2014

DISNEY ON ICE CELEBRATES 100 YEARS OF MAGIC
News last updated: 05-09-2014
A One-of-a-Kind Skating Spectacular Featuring More Than 60 Disney Stars!

MORRISSEY ONLY IRISH SHOW ANNOUNCED 3ARENA, DUBLIN 1 DECEMBER
News last updated: 04-09-2014
Morrissey has confirmed his first Irish show since 2011 and will be performing at 3Arena on Monday 1st December.

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

JAMES BAY ANNOUNCES A HEADLINE SHOW IN THE ACADEMY ON THE 17TH OF NOVEMBER!
News last updated: 02-09-2014
RELEASES HIGHLY ANTICIPATED EP "LET IT GO" // SUPPORTING HOZIER ON TOUR THIS FALL

LILY & MADELINE TO PLAY THE SUGAR CLUB THIS DECEMBER!
News last updated: 01-09-2014
Lily and Madeleine have announced a headline show in The Sugar Club on the 1st of December.

NICK MULVEY LIVE IN WHELANS DECEMBER 9TH
News last updated: 01-09-2014
Following a stunning set at Electric picnic Nick Mulvey has announced a headline show in Whelans on the 9th of December.

THE BLADES ANNOUNCE ONE OFF OLYMPIA DATE FOR THIS DECEMBER
News last updated: 29-08-2014
The Blades have just announced they will return to The Olympia Theatre for one night only on Friday 5th September.

DUE TO PHENOMENAL DEMAND BEN HOWARD HAS ANNOUNCED A SECOND SHOW IN THE OLYMPIA THEATRE, TICKETS ON SALE NOW!
News last updated: 29-08-2014
Ben Howard Announces ‘I Forget Where We Were’ UK And Ireland Tour.

TERRACOTTA WARRIORS DUE TO PHENOMENAL DEMAND EXTRA DATES HAVE BEEN JUST BEEN ADDED
News last updated: 27-08-2014
Must End November 30th at The Ambassador Theatre

THE KERRANG TOUR 2015 FEATURING DON BROCO WITH WE ARE THE IN CROWD
News last updated: 27-08-2014
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.

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

EMBRACE ANNOUNCE ACADEMY DUBLIN DATE
News last updated: 21-08-2014
Much loved Yorkshire five- piece Embrace have just announced their Irish return with a headline show at Dublin’s Academy on Friday 12 December 2014. Tickets on sale now.

KINA GRANNIS TO PLAY WHELANS THIS NOVEMBER
News last updated: 21-08-2014
Internet sensation Kina Grannis has just announced a show at Whelan’s, Wexford Street on Thursday November 20th 2014.

MACHINE HEAD ANNOUNCE DECEMBER DATE AT THE ACADEMY
News last updated: 13-08-2014
Metal gods Machine Head have just announced details of their much anticipated return to Ireland with a headline performance at The Academy, Dublin on Friday December 19th 2014.
**Tickets on sale this Friday**

THE MINUTES ANNOUNCE ADDITIONAL WHELANS DATE THIS OCTOBER
News last updated: 12-08-2014
Following two sell-out shows in Whelans, The Minutes have added a third headline date in support of their latest album "Live Well, Change Often"

FOXES ANNOUNCES ACADEMY DUBLIN DATE THIS DECEMBER
News last updated: 12-08-2014
Grammy award winning pop sensation Foxes has announced her return to Dublin for an end of year show at The Academy on Thursday 4th December. Tickets €22.90 incl. booking fee are on sale this Friday at 9am from Ticketmaster outlets and online at www.ticketmaster.ie

BALLET SCHOOL PLAYS 21ST NOVEMBER AT THE WORKMANS CLUB
News last updated: 08-08-2014
Having made great strides with their debut Bella Union EP Boys Again,
Berlin-based multi-nationals Ballet School have upped the ante with their brilliant debut album The Dew Lasts An Hour.

ARCHITECTS RECHEDULES IRISH SHOWS
News last updated: 08-08-2014
Due to unavoidable building work at one of the venues, the Irish tour dates for Architects will be moving to February 2015.

Belfast Oh Yeah Centre will now be Friday 13th, and Dublin Academy will now be Saturday 14th February.

THE SHIRES & WARD THOMAS ANNOUNCE UPSTAIRS AT WHELAN'S DATE - 19 NOVEMBER - TICKETS ON SALE NOW
News last updated: 07-08-2014
The Shires and Ward Thomas have just announced details of co-headlining Irish Tour dates Upstairs at Whelan’s on 19 November and McHughs on 20 November.

PAUL HOLLYWOOD LIVE IN BELFAST & DUBLIN - THE GREAT BRITISH BAKE OFF SERIES 5 STARTS TONIGHT ON BBC1
News last updated: 06-08-2014
Paul Hollywood’s first live tour, which promises an evening of fun stories, demos and audience participation, will span over 47 dates which include two shows at The Olympia Theatre on 17 & 18 November and The Waterfront Hall Belfast on 19 November.

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.

GOGOL BORDELLO RETURN TO DUBLIN FOR DECEMBER SHOW AT THE ACADEMY
News last updated: 25-07-2014
If there was ever a way to round off the year this is it. Gogol Bordello are coming back to Dublin on December 16th to play The Academy.

PAUL HEATON AND JACQUI ABBOTT ANNOUNCE IRISH TOUR DATES INCLUDING AN OLYMPIA THEATRE PERFORMANCE ON 28 OCT - TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY AT 9AM
News last updated: 23-07-2014
Following their ecstatically received, sold out performance at Dublin’s Academy this past June, Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott have announced details of extensive Irish tour dates this Autumn including a show at The Olympia Theatre on 28th October 2014.

MASTODON LIVE AT ACADEMY, 19TH NOVEMBER WITH SUPPORT FROM BIG BUSINESS & KROKODIL – NOW SOLD OUT!
News last updated: 22-07-2014
Heavy rock icons Mastodon, announced a headline show at Dublin’s Academy later this year to support the bands sixth album called “Once More ‘Round the sun”.

MAN IN THE MIRROR - TRIBUTE TO MICHAEL JACKSON THE OLYMPIA THEATRE - 1ST NOVEMBER 2014
News last updated: 22-07-2014
To mark the fifth anniversary of Michael Jackson's untimely death, MCD Productions and The Olympia Theatre are proud to present MAN IN THE MIRROR, a musical tribute to Michael Jackson live in The Olympia Theatre on Saturday 1st November 2014

EAGULLS ANNOUNCE A DUBLIN SHOW AT ACADEMY 2: 23RD OCTOBER WITH SPECIAL GUESTS THE #1’S
News last updated: 22-07-2014
Following an incredible performance at Longitude Festival, Eagulls have announced a Dublin headline show at Academy 2

ROBERT PLANT CONFIRMS THE LAST INTERNATIONALE AS SPECIAL GUESTS FOR BELFAST AND DUBLIN
News last updated: 21-07-2014
Robert Plant And The Sensational Space Shifters will tour the UK and Ireland for 13 dates this November, stopping off at The Ulster Hall, Belfast on 23 November and Dublin’s Olympia Theatre on 24 November.

THE LINDISFARNE STORY 20TH FEBRUARY 2015 AT THE OLYMPIA
News last updated: 16-07-2014
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.

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’

LUCIUS ANNOUNCE THEIR RETURN TO DUBLIN!
News last updated: 08-07-2014
Lucius return to Dublin with a headline show in Whelans, October 25th. Tickets €15 go on sale this Monday, the 23rd of June at 9am from ticketmaster.

CHRISTINA PERRI ANNOUNCES AN OLYMPIA THEATRE PERFORMANCE - 19 NOVEMBER 2014 - TICKETS ON SALE 9AM THIS FRIDAY
News last updated: 08-07-2014
Christina Perri has announced her highly anticipated Irish return at Dublin’s Olympia Theatre on 19 November 2014 in support of her incredible new album ‘Head Or Heart’.

JOE ELLIOTT’S DOWN N OUTZ COMES TO ACADEMY WITH SUPPORT FROM VEGA – ON SALE NOW
News last updated: 03-07-2014
DEF LEPPARD’S JOE ELLIOTT FRONTED PROJECT ANNOUNCE UK & EIRE TOUR DATES

​NEW FOUND GLORY LIVE AT THE ACADEMY – 12 NOVEMBER 2014
News last updated: 02-07-2014
New Found Glory have just announced details of their highly anticipated return to Ireland with an exclusive headline performance at The Academy, Dublin on November 12th 2014

GLASTONBURY HEADLINERS KASABIAN ANNOUNCE IRISH TOUR DATES WITH SPECIAL GUESTS THE MACCABEES
News last updated: 01-07-2014
Kasabian have just announced details of their highly anticipated return to Ireland with dates at The 3Arena, Dublin on 8 December and Odyssey Arena, Belfast on 9 December 2014. The Maccabbees are confirmed as special guests for both dates.

WALLIS BIRD ANNOUNCES A RETURN TO DUBLIN'S ACADEMY AS PART OF HER IRISH TOUR!
News last updated: 26-06-2014
Tickets for Wallis' headline Dublin show in The Academy are priced at €23 inclusive of booking fee and go on sale this Friday at 9am from ticketmaster.

THE NIGHT JOE DOLAN'S CAR BROKE DOWN - THE OLYMPIA THEATRE
News last updated: 19-06-2014
MCD Announcement 19 June: The hit music & comedy show The NIght Joe Dolan's Car Broke Down is returning to The Olympia Theatre from November 25th until November 29th

UB40 CONFIRMED FOR OLYMPIA THEATRE SHOW THIS OCTOBER - TICKETS ON SALE THURSDAY
News last updated: 19-06-2014
Reggae legends UB40 have confirmed a date at the Olympia Theatre on Wednesday 22nd of October.

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.

BOY & BOY ANNOUNCE DANCING YEARS AS SUPPORT FOR NOVEMBER HEADLINER
News last updated: 12-06-2014
It was on the road in America that BOY & BEAR began to write their 2013 sophomore full-length and Nettwerk debut Harlequin Dream

CHET FAKER LIVE AT ACADEMY, DUBLIN 18TH NOVEMBER 2014
News last updated: 11-06-2014
Following the success of debut album Built On Glass, Australia’s Chet Faker releases 1998, on 28th July through Future Classic and Opulent.

TWENTY ONE PILOTS GIG ANNOUNCEMENT
News last updated: 11-06-2014
Twenty one pilots have announced their highly anticipated return to Dublin! They'll play an over 14's headline show in The Academy on the 16th of November

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.

SOJA HAVE ANNOUNCED A HEADLINE SHOW IN THE ACADEMY OCTOBER 21ST
News last updated: 06-06-2014
Soja have announced a headline show in The Academy on the on the 21st of October.

NOEL FIELDING & FRIENDS - EXTRA OLYMPIA THEATRE DATE ON SALE NOW
News last updated: 06-06-2014
Expect a magical mix of Noel's unique brand of stand up comedy, live animation, music and some of Fielding's best known TV characters (such as The Moon and Fantasy Man).

PHOX ANNOUNCE SHOW AT THE SUGAR CLUB - TICKETS ON SALE NOW
News last updated: 03-06-2014
PHOX will play The Sugar Club on November 9th. Tickets €13 incl. booking fee are on sale now from Ticketmaster and Ticketmaster outlets.

DUE TO PHENOMENAL DEMAND ERASURE HAVE ADDED SECOND OLYMPIA THEATRE DATE - TICKETS ON SALE NOW
News last updated: 30-05-2014
Due to phenomenal demand Erasure have announced a second show at the Olympia Theatre on November 10th. Tickets €39.50 incl. booking fee on sale now from www.ticketmaster.ie and Ticketmaster outlets nationwide. Erasure (Vince Clarke and Andy Bell) announced details of a worldwide tour in autumn to coincide with the release of their brand new album,The Violet Flame, out on 22 September 2014 on Mute Records.

LA ROUX TO PLAY A HEADLINE SHOW IN THE ACADEMY THIS NOVEMBER!
News last updated: 30-05-2014
La Roux has announced ‘Uptight Downtown’ as the first single to be released from her forthcoming new album ‘Trouble In Paradise’.

ASKING ALEXANDRIA ANNOUNCE SPECIAL GUESTS FOR OCTOBER OLYMPIA SHOW
News last updated: 28-05-2014
After TWO sold out Academy, Dublin dates in 2013, ASKING ALEXANDRIA return to play Dublin’s Olympia Theatre in October! The Ghost Inside, Crown The Empire and Secrets have been added as special guests.


THE AUSTRALIAN PINK FLOYD SHOW ANNOUNCE BELFAST AND DUBLIN DATES
News last updated: 26-05-2014
The Australian Pink Floyd Show has announced Belfast & Dublin dates for February 2015. They will perform live at The Waterfront Hall on 15 February and The Olympia Theatre on 16 February.

SLASH KICKS OFF EUROPEAN TOUR AT THE 3ARENA, DUBLIN ON NOVEMBER 10TH - TICKETS ON SALE NOW
News last updated: 26-05-2014
SLASH feat. Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators have announced that they will open their European at The 3Arena, Dublin on November 10th.

BAND OF SKULLS ANNOUNCE DZ DEATHRAYS AS SPECIAL GUESTS FOR THEIR UPCOMING DUBLIN SHOW
News last updated: 23-05-2014
Band of Skulls will play The Academy Dublin on the 29th of October! DZ Deathrays will be special guests on the night. Tickets priced at €17 are on sale now via ticketmaster

CHRIS DE BURGH AT BORD GAIS ENERGY THEATRE – TICKETS ON SALE NOW
News last updated: 14-05-2014
In support of his brand new studio album, The Hands of Man, out this Autumn, 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.

BRENDAN GRACE LIVE AT THE GAIETY THEATRE – TICKETS ON SALE NOW
News last updated: 14-05-2014
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.

MØ RESCHEDULED DATE ANNOUNCEMENT - THE ACADEMY DUBLIN – 4 NOVEMBER 2014
News last updated: 14-05-2014
Danish songstress MØ has announced a new rescheduled date at The Academy on November 4th 2014.

All previously bought tickets remain valid for the new show.

THE ANTLERS ANNOUNCE AN OLYMPIA THEATRE PERFORMANCE - THURSDAY 30 OCTOBER - TICKETS ON SALE NOW
News last updated: 06-05-2014
The Antlers have just announced details of their highly anticipated return to Ireland with a show at The Olympia Theatre on Thursday October 30th 2014.

SAXON AT THE ACADEMY DUBLIN – FRIDAY 5 DECEMBER 2014
News last updated: 15-04-2014
Metal legends Saxon have announced a Dublin date as part of their 35th Anniversary World Tour at The Academy on Friday 5th of December 2014.

IL DIVO ANNOUNCE TONY AND OLIVIER AWARD WINING SINGER LEA SALONGA AS A SPECIAL GUEST FOR THEIR UPCOMING 3ARENA SHOW
News last updated: 11-04-2014
IL DIVO "IL DIVO - A MUSICAL AFFAIR: THE GREATEST SONGS OF BROADWAY LIVE" ON THE ROAD

BLACK STONE CHERRY LIVE AT THE ACADEMY – THURSDAY OCTOBER 23 2014
News last updated: 08-04-2014
Black Stone Cherry have just announced details of their highly anticipated return to Ireland with an exclusive headline performance at The Academy, Dublin on Thursday October 23rd 2014

CHRIS REA THE LAST OPEN ROAD TOUR AT OLYMPIA THEATRE SAT 6TH DEC AND WATERFRONT, BELFAST SUN 7TH DEC
News last updated: 08-04-2014
Chris Rea 'The Last Open Road Tour' comes to the Olympia Theatre on Saturday 6th and The Waterfront Belfast on Sunday 7th of December and a New Album Due in September.

ELECTRIC SIX PLAYS 29TH NOVEMBER WITH SUPPORT FROM ANDY D
News last updated: 07-04-2014
Electric Six return to The Academy on Saturday 29th of November. Tickets €20 incl. booking fee go on sale from Ticketmaster.ie and Ticketmaster outlets.

MICHAEL BUBLE - DUE TO PHENOMENAL DEMAND - EXTRA DATES ADDED
News last updated: 03-04-2014
MICHAEL BUBLE, LIVE at the Odyssey Arena, Belfast - tickets on-sale NOW

HOWIE THE ROOKIE AT THE OLYMPIA THEATRE 11 NOVEMBER – 15 NOVEMBER 2014
News last updated: 26-03-2014
Landmark Productions in association with MCD will bring the multi award winning play Howie The Rookie by Mark O’Rowe starring Love/Hate’s Tom Vaughan-Lawlor to Dublin’s Olympia Theatre this November 2014.

THE DOORS ALIVE RETURN TO THE ACADEMY ON FRIDAY 5TH DECEMBER
News last updated: 24-02-2014
The Doors Alive will return to The Academy for a very special midnight show on Friday 5th of December 2014. Tickets €15.00 including booking fee are on sale this Wednesday at 10am from www.ticketmaster.ie and Ticketmaster outlets. The Doors Alive never fail to impress, having garnered a strong fan base they continue to sell out shows in Dublin.

THE SPECIALS AT THE OLYMPIA THEATRE DUBLIN ULSTER HALL BELFAST
News last updated: 18-02-2014
Coventry legends THE SPECIALS have announced a UK & Ireland tour for 2014, which sees them celebrate five years since they first reformed.

IMPORTANT NOTICE : WAR OF THE WORLDS
News last updated: 20-01-2014
Following a triumphant UK and European arena tour in 2012, one of the most ground-breaking tours of all time, Jeff Wayne’s Musical Version of The War of The Worlds is to return for the sixth and final time to The 3Arena on 27th November 2014.

ROSS NOBLE TO BRING BRAND NEW SHOW 'TANGENTLEMAN' TO CORK AND DUBLIN THIS DECEMBER
News last updated: 20-01-2014
7th December Cork Opera House
9th December 2014 The Olympia Theatre

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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