County: Slane, Co. Meath
Tel.: 1890 925 100
Sat 15 Jun 13
With special guests:
The Corona's / Bressie / HamsandwicH
Bon Jovi arrived in Europe this week, opening 2 months of huge stadium shows in style with a brand new never before seen production and stage.
Now the top tour in North America hits Europe with sold out stadium shows in Sofia, Bulgaria and in Vienna, Austria, finishing the week on Saturday at Munich's giant Olympic Stadium. They continue throughout the continent, headlining Slane Castle on June 15th and as well as shows in the UK in June and July for 7 dates, including 2 festival headline performances.
The essential live rock band recently added WHAT ABOUT NOW, their blockbuster 12th studio album, into the their huge arsenal of hits, anointing new fan favourites at every tour date.
FANS will experience an incredible roster of global hits, including 'Livin' On A Prayer', 'You Give Love A Bad Name', 'Who Says You Can't Go Home', 'It's My Life' and many more.
The latest album went top 5 in over 60 countries, including debuting at #1 in 5 countries. New single and title track ‘What About Now’, already has half a million views on YouTube in just two weeks.
First single, ‘Because We Can’, landed Top 5 on iTunes in 24 countries, reached #1 in 12 and even started a fire under Bon Jovi’s all-time classic 1986 hit, ‘Livin' On A Prayer’, catapulting the song to over 3 million sales in the US alone.
The album cover for WHAT ABOUT NOW unleashes an exciting and unprecedented interactive experience for fans via the free Bon Jovi App.
This mobile application is at the heart of WHAT ABOUT NOW and “BON JOVI Because We Can - The Tour”—tying together the latest content with cutting edge Augmented Reality, an image recognition technology for smartphones and tablets that creates an interactive “wow” experience and brings content to life anytime/anywhere.
Open the Bon Jovi app, click on Augmented Reality and point your phone at the WHAT ABOUT NOW artwork wherever it appears, and see the album artwork come to life in front of your eyes. This is something you have never seen before!
Bon Jovi have performed more that 2,700 concerts in over 50 countries for more than 35 million fans, earning #1 grossing worldwide tour twice in just 3 years.
IRE Tour Dates:
15th – Slane Castle, Meath
Tickets available from
THE HISTORY OF SLANE
16th August 1981 THIN LIZZY
U2/Hazel O’Connor/Rose Tattoo/Sweet Savage/The Bureau/Megahype
24th July 1982 ROLLING STONES
J.Geils Band/The Chieftans/George Thorogood and the Destroyers
8th July 1984 BOB DYLAN
UB40/Santanta/In Tua Nua
1st June 1985 BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN
5th July 1986 QUEEN
Chris Rea/Bangles/Fountain Head
11th July 1987 DAVID BOWIE
Big Country/Aslan/The Grove
16th May 1992 GUNS N’ ROSES
Faith No More/My Little Funhouse
10th July 1993 NEIL YOUNG
Pearl Jam/Van Morrison/Saw Doctors/James/ 4 Non Blondes/ The Blue Angels
22nd July 1995 REM
Oasis/Spearhead/Sharon Shannon/Belly/Luka Bloom
29th August 1998 THE VERVE
Manic Street Preachers/Robbie Williams/Finlay Quaye/The Sea Horses/James/Junkster
28th August 1999 ROBBIE WILLIAMS
Stereophonics/Placebo/Happy Mondays/Gomez/David Gray/Simon Carmody
26th August 2000 BRYAN ADAMS
Moby/Macy Gray/Melanie C/Muse/Eagle Eye Cherry/Dara/Screaming Orphans
25th August 2001 U2
Red Hot Chili Peppers/Coldplay/Kelis/JJ72/Relish
1st September 2001 U2
Moby/Ash/Nelly Furtado/The Walls/Dara
21st August 2002 STEREOPHONICS
The Charlatans/Nickelback/Counting Crows/Ocean ColourScene/Doves/The Revs
23rd August 2003 RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS
Foo Fighters/Queens of Stone Age/PJ Harvey/Feeder.
29th August 2005 MADONNA
18th August 2007 ROLLING STONES
The Charlatans/The Hold Steady/Tinariwen/Frankie Gavin
20th June 2009 OASIS
The Prodigy/Kasabian/Glasvegas/The Blizzards
28th May 2011 KINGS OF LEON
Elbow / Thin Lizzy / White Lies / Mona / The Whigs
15th June 2013 BON JOVI
The Corona’s / Bressie / Hamsandwich
17th August 2013 EMINEM