It’s been a long time coming but Damien Rice is back with a new album later in the year and as part of that awakening from his slumber, he will play a special Whelan’s 25th Anniversary Gig next Tuesday 13th May. Yes, that’s next week.
Tickets go on sale tomorrow at 9am through Whelanslive.com at €25 plus fees each and are limited to 4 per person.
I also hear Mr. Rice was initially booked for Later With Jools Holland but the album took longer to finish so that may or may not be happening. Rice was touted to appear at SXSW this year but it was cancelled for the same reason.
He did appear on Italian TV earlier this year in February: