Gig news and announcements from the last week:
The big burly bear bard John Grant plays Olympia Theatre on Monday March 3rd next year. Tickets on sale now €25 plus fees.
You may have seen them on Jools this week, Sheffield rock duo Drenge play Academy 2 on October 26th. Tickets on sale today at €13 plus fees.
DATE CHANGE ALERT: Ghostpoet’s gig in Button Factory on Saturday October 19th has been moved to the Saturday 25th due to tour schedule issues. Tickets €16.30 plus fees on sale now.
O Emperor are playing The Workman’s Club, Dublin on Saturday 30th November. Here’s a cut from their acclaimed album Vitreous. Ticket price TBA. On sale this Friday.
After selling out his DEBUT gig in Dublin, Hozier tries his luck in The Pavilion in Cork on December 21st. Tickets €10 on sale Friday from the Pav site.
Staying with Cork, MGMT are playing Murphy’s Little Big Weekend 2013 in the Savoy, Cork from October 18-20 along with The Stunning, Jerry Fish Electric Sideshow, The Frank & Walters,The Would Be’s and O Emperor. Tickets via the Murphy’s App.
Deptforth Goth has announced Bantum as his guest for his show in the Unitarian Church on Friday 18th October. Tickets €12 plus fees on sale now.
Hidden Agenda present a Simian Mobile Disco DJ set with support from Subaltern in Button Factory on Saturday 23rd November Doors 11pm. Tickets from €10 available on Resident Advisor and Ticketmaster.
Booka Shade hits Dublin on Saturday 14th December in the Button Factory for a late DJ set. Tickets €22.50 plus fees on sale now via Ticketmaster & Resident Advisor on sale now)
Villagers announced a full Irish tour for December:
Thurs 12 – Limelight, Belfast
Fri 13 – Guild Hall, Derry
Sat 14 – Seapoint, Galway
Mon 16 – Savoy, Cork
Tues 17 Dec – Vicar St, Dublin
Tickets for all shows but Dublin go on sale Friday 20th September here.