Some gig announcements from the last few days:
The Pixies started announcing some European shows yesterday and today, the news reaches that Irish gigs are included, specifically
13 July 2016 – Live at the Marquee, Cork
14 July 2016 – Iveagh Gardens, Dublin
Tickets on sale Monday 21 December at 9am, priced at €53+ fees from Ticketmaster.
Mike Patton, Tunde Adebimpe & Adam “Doseone” Drucker aka Nevermen have announced a gig at the Olympia Theatre on 15th February. Tickets are €35.50 + fees on sale now.
Shearwater will play Button Factory on Saturday 23rd February 2016.
Tickets €15+fees from Ticketmaster.
More Iveagh Gardens gigs?
The Max Richter Ensemble are playing National Concert Hall on Sunday May 29th. Tickets €35-€40 + fees on sale now.
He will be performing From Sleep, a new piece drawn from his eight-hour piece of music designed to send people to sleep (pillows not included). The other half of the concert will feature a performance of The Blue Notebooks, which Pitchfork described as ‘a gigantic beacon for composers searching for ways to introduce dance music’s visceral qualities into the classical sphere.’
Neil Young + Promise Of The Real (featuring Willie Nelson’s sons Lukas and Micah) will play will play The SSE Arena, Belfast on 7 June and 3Arena, Dublin on 8 June as part of the Rebel Content Tour. Tickets go on sale from €65-€80+fees Friday 18 December at 9am from all usual outlets.
And finally, if you’re looking for a Christmas present for yourself or someone else, some festivals are offering deals on early bird tickets including BARE in the Woods 2016, Knockanstockan, Body & Soul, Electric Picnic.
Niall Byrne is the founder of the most-influential Irish music site Nialler9, where he has been writing about music since 2005 . He is the cohost of the Nialler9 Podcast and has written for the Irish Times, Irish Independent, Cara Magazine, Sunday Times, Totally Dublin, Red Bull and more. Niall is a DJ, founder of Lumo Club, event curator and producer of gigs, parties & events.