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Gig news roundup: Stars of the Lid, Lisa Hannigan & Cathy Davey Irish tours, Wyvern Lingo, Keaton Henson & more

Gig news roundup: Stars of the Lid, Lisa Hannigan & Cathy Davey Irish tours, Wyvern Lingo, Keaton Henson & more


Having just released her album At Swim, Lisa Hannigan has has announced an Irish tour for December. The dates are:

December 1st Seapoint Ballroom, Galway
December 2nd O’Reilly Theatre, National Opera House, Wexford
December 8th The Glassworks, Derry
December 10th Vicar Street, Dublin
December 12th Cork Opera House, Cork
December 16th Limetree Theatre, Limerick
December 17th Beaulieu House and Gardens, Drogheda, Co Louth
December 18th Unitarian Church, Dublin (all ages show at 2.30pm)
December 19th The Empire Music Hall, Belfast
December 22nd St Canice’s Cathedral, Kilkenny
December 21st An Ghrianán Theatre, Donegal
December 23rd Theatre Royal, Waterford

Tickets on sale for all shows Thursday September 15th at 9am from Ticketmaster.

Lisa Hannigan - Fall (Official Video)

National Concert Hall announced its Autumn season and as part of it, the American drone-based ambient music duo Stars of the Lid will play Sunday October 9th. They will be joined by a crew that includes Luke Savisky, visual collaborator & projectionist; MFO, German lighting designer; Echo Collective (A winged victory for the Sullen’s string ensemble); Francesco Donadello (collaborator); Bobby Donne (from Kranky label-mates Labradford) and support comes from Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh

Tickets are €25 NCH

Stars of the Lid Boiler Room NYC Live Show

Wyvern Lingo have announced a headline show at Button Factory on December 3rd. In the meantime, they are supporting James Vincent McMorrow on his Irish dates. Tickets for The Button Factory cost €17.50 + fee and are on sale today from TM.

Here are all of their dates coming up:

24th Mike the Pies, Listowel, Kerry
25th INEC, Killarney, Kerry
26th Roisin Dubh, Galway
27th Cypress Avenue, Cork

1st Dolans, Limerick
2nd Kavanaghs, Portlaoise
3rd Button Factory, Dublin

Wyvern Lingo - Subside

Saint Sister are playing a unique headline show on November 5th at Dublin’s Christchurch Cathedral. Tickets from €19 + fee from TM.

Saint Sister - Madrid [Official Video]

Lyra will make her Irish debut Upstairs at Whelans on 4th October. Tickets €13 inclusive of booking fee available from and outlets from Wednesday September 7th at 9am.

LYRA - Rabbit in the Headlights

Vinyl & Wine, the vinyl listening club is to to exclusively premiere David Bowie’s lost 1976 album, The Gouster on Thursday, September 22nd in The Liquor Rooms. Tickets on Eventbrite now from €15.

Keaton Henson, the brittle English folk singer-songwriter is set to play the Olympia on Saturday February 11th 2017. Tickets for the seated show from €34.50 including booking fee and restoration levy on sale now from Ticketmaster.

Keaton Henson - The Pugilist

Brian Deady is playing headline show at St Canice’s Cathedral in Kilkenny on Saturday December 17th. Deady recently signed a major label deal on the back of his excellent Non Fiction album. Support is from brother Colin Deady. Tickets priced at €17.50 plus booking are available from and Rollercoaster Records, Kieran Street, Kilkenny. Tickets on sale now. Doors 7.30pm.

Brian Deady - Clap Both My Hands

Cathy Davey has released her new album New Forest today (album of the week for the Irish Times) and she’s embarking on a tour as follows.


Cathy Davey - The Pattern (Official Music Video)

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