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THE BLADES RETURN TO THE OLYMPIA FOR ONE NIGHT ONLY ON FRIDAY 5th DECEMBER
News last updated: 26-11-2014
The Blades return to The Olympia Theatre for one night only on Friday 5th December. Their two sold out return shows last year, following a 27 year hiatus, made Christmas for fans of the band.

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

FOO FIGHTERS LIVE AT SLANE CASTLE WITH SPECIAL GUESTS KAISER CHIEFS, HOZIER AND MORE TO BE ANNOUNCED
News last updated: 25-11-2014
Foo Fighters sold 300,000 tickets in the UK last Friday, which include 150,000 tickets across two sold out shows at Wembley Stadium. They released their eighth studio album Sonic Highways on 10th November to global acclaim.

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

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

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

TERRACOTTA WARRIORS FINAL WEEK, EXHIBITION CLOSES SUNDAY
News last updated: 24-11-2014
Must End November 30th at The Ambassador Theatre

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

SANTA’S PLAYLAND & INDOOR MARKET - A MAGICAL CHRISTMAS PARADISE OPENS SATURDAY DECEMBER 6TH AT THE AMBASSADOR THEATRE
News last updated: 21-11-2014
One of this Christmas' biggest events is here!

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

MCBUSTED COMPLETE SPECTACULAR LINEUP FOR CHEERIOS CHILDLINE 2014
News last updated: 21-11-2014
Pop superstars Boyzone have just confirmed they will be performing at The Cheerios Childline Concert when it returns to 3Arena on Sunday November 30th, 2014 for what will be its 17th year.

ANNIE MAC - DECEMBER 3RD SHOW MOVED TO THE ACADEMY DUE TO DEMAND
News last updated: 20-11-2014
Due to demand BBC Radio One DJ Annie Mac has announced that her December 3rd show at the Twisted Pepper has now moved next door to the The new Academy

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

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

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

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

AN EVENING WITH NOEL FIELDING AND FRIENDS LIVE IN DUBLIN AND BELFAST THIS DECEMBER
News last updated: 19-11-2014
Noel Fielding (The Mighty Boosh, Never Mind The Buzzcocks, Luxury Comedy) is embarking on his first live tour in five years

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.

HAVE A TASTE OF THE BRILLIANT ROSS NOBLE IN BBC6 INTERVIEW HERE AHEAD OF CORK AND DUBLIN SHOWS
News last updated: 18-11-2014
7th December Cork Opera House
9th December 2014 The Olympia Theatre

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.

MACY GRAY LIVE AT THE ACADEMY ON THURSDAY 5TH FEBRUARY - TICKETS ON SALE NOW!
News last updated: 17-11-2014
Grammy award winner, Macy Gray has confirmed one off intimate show at The Academy to take place on 5th February.

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.

GRANT NICHOLAS LIVE AT WHELANS - TICKETS ON SALE NOW
News last updated: 17-11-2014
To celebrate the release of his debut solo album Yorktown Heights, Feeder frontman Grant Nicholas has announced a show at Whelan’s on Saturday 28th February.

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

THE ORIGINAL RUDEBOYS NEW CHARITY SINGLE 'NEVER ALONE" AND VIDEO RELEASED TODAY
News last updated: 14-11-2014
The Original Rudeboys have announced Dublin rapper Lethal Dialect as special guest for their Christmas show at The Academy on Saturday 13th December.

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

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

NEIL DIAMOND TOUR 2015 SECOND BELFAST SHOW ON-SALE TODAY
News last updated: 14-11-2014
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.

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

DISNEY ON ICE PRESENTS MAGICAL ICE FESTIVAL
News last updated: 13-11-2014
Featuring Dynamic Sisters Anna and Elsa from the #1 Animated Movie of All Time Disney’s Frozen

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

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

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

NYF DUBLIN PROUDLY PRESENTS THE 3 COUNTDOWN CONCERT FEATURING: KODALINE WITH SPECIAL GUEST JAMES VINCENT MCMORROW
News last updated: 11-11-2014
s part of New Years Festival Dublin (NYF Dublin), MCD is proud to announce the 3 countdown concert featuring Kodaline, James Vincent McMorrow, Dublin Legends, Walking on Cars and The Whereabouts on College Green this New Years Eve, December 31st. Subject to licence.

FOLLOWING A SELL OUT WHELANS SHOW, THE STAVES HAVE ANNOUNCED THEIR RETURN TO DUBLIN!
News last updated: 10-11-2014
The Staves have announced their biggest headline Dublin show to date. The sisters will play The Olympia theatre on the 9th of February.

FLEETWOOD MAC FULL LINE UP FOR ONE NIGHT ONLY ‘ON WITH THE SHOW’ TOUR
News last updated: 10-11-2014
Following a record sell out tour in 2013, rock legends Fleetwood Mac are set to return to the Ireland in 2015 with their ‘On With The Show’ Tour.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

THE AUSTRALIAN PINK FLOYD SHOW LIVE IN BELFAST AND DUBLIN
News last updated: 03-11-2014
The Australian Pink Floyd Show comes to The Waterfront Hall on 15 February and The Olympia Theatre on 16 February 2015.

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.

AN ACOUSTIC EVENING WITH HAMSANDWICH AT UNITARIAN CHURCH IS NOW SOLD OUT
News last updated: 30-10-2014
On sale from ticketmaster.ie Friday 31st October 2014 Show is over 14s – No Alcohol is served

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

THE MAGIC NUMBERS - ANNOUNCE IRISH TOUR DATES:
News last updated: 29-10-2014
Much beloved UK rockers The Magic Numbers have just added regional tour dates in Ireland including shows in Galway’s Roisin Dubh, Dolan’s Limerick & Cork’s Half Moon. These shows are in addition to their previously announced gigs at The Academy, Dublin and Limelight 2, Belfast.

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

THE AFGHAN WHIGS ANNOUNCE WHELAN'S SHOW - 02 FEBRUARY 2015 - TICKETS ON SALE THIS FRIDAY
News last updated: 29-10-2014
The Afghan Whigs have just announced a show at Whelan’s, Wexford Street on 2 February 2015.

Tickets priced €23 inclusive of booking fee go on sale this Friday, October 31st at 9am from Ticketmaster outlets and www.ticketmatser.ie

LEADERS OF MEN AT THE WORKMAN’S CLUB - 11TH DECEMBER 2014
News last updated: 28-10-2014
After an unstoppable summer with performances throughout Ireland and UK’s leading festivals including Reading and Leeds, Leaders of Men make a highly anticipated return to Dublin gig scene with a headline show at The Workman’s Club this December.

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

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

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

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

LITTLE HOURS PLAY AN INTIMATE SHOW WITH SPECIAL GUESTS NICKI POLLOCK AND BAIRBRE ANNE – THIS THURSDAY!
News last updated: 23-10-2014
Little Hours (John Doherty & Ryan McCloskey) are on route to taking their Alternative Pop sound to the main stream, with the release of their self-titled debut EP "Little Hours" next month.

STARS AT THE WORKMANS CLUB SATURDAY - JANUARY 10TH
News last updated: 22-10-2014
With a number of sell out Irish shows under their belt, Stars have announced they'll return to Dublin to play a headline show in The Workman’s Club on Saturday the 10th of January.

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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!

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

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

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 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.

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**

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

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.

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’

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

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.

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

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

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

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.

CHRIS REA THE LAST OPEN ROAD TOUR AT OLYMPIA THEATRE SAT 6TH DEC AND WATERFRONT, BELFAST SUN 7TH DEC // OLYMPIA SHOW IS NOW SOLD OUT
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 MAKES A TRIUMPHANT RETURN TO DUBLINS ACADEMY THIS SATURDAY WITH THE WHEREABOUTS AND ANDY D, DOORS 7.30PM
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

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.

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.

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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