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Gig news: Longitude, Flight Facilities, Chet Faker, Royal Blood, Cowtown, Ennio Morricone, Lanterns On The Lake…

Hidden Agenda have announced two Aussie acts: Chet Faker (Sunday April 20th, 7:30pm) and Flight Facilities (Saturday 26th April, 11pm) for shows in the Button Factory. Both shows are €15 each if you buy now. Here’s Chet Faker’s brand new single and Flight Facilities’ most recent one:

Longitude Festival added Bombay Bicycle Club, First Aid Kit and Icona Pop to their lineup. Tickets are on sale now for that. Weekend tickets €149.50 / Day tickets €59.50 plus fees.

Lanterns On The Lake play The Workman’s Club on Wednesday, 9th April. Tickets €12 plus fees on sale on Friday.

Residents of Stoneybatter will be pleased to hear that Cowtown, a one-day arts and music festival is back on Saturday February 22nd from 1.30pm – 9pm. There’ll be music in local houses by Chequerboard, Patrick Kelleher, Paul G. Smyth, Clang Sayne, David Lacey & Colm O’Hara, Carry On Troubadour. There’ll be a group show of local artists in the Joinery, readings at Lilliput Press and special offers to Joinery members including Free coffee from Lilliput Stores, 10% off Irish craft beers at Drink Store, One free drink from Walshs and Free tasty snacks from Mulligan L. Grocer.

Industry-tipped rock duo Royal Blood will be in The Workman’s Club, Dublin on Sunday 30th March. Tickets are plus fees on sale now.

Composer Ennio Morricone is back in Ireland before the end of the year on December 12th with an indoor show this time in the O2. So expect an 100 piece Orchestra with Soloists and 75 voice Choir. Tickets cost a whopping – €86 / €106 / €131 / €156 plus fees are on sale this Friday 14 February at 9am.

Cellist Julia Kent, has performed with Antony & The Johnsons, Rasputina, Stars Of The Lid and Michael Gira’s Angels Of Light over the last number of years but she’s flying solo to Dublin to play a Con Artist show in The Odessa Club on Sunday March 1st. Tickets are €12. Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh and David Donohoe support. Facebook event.

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