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Kneecap announce biggest Belfast show at SSE Arena

Kneecap announce biggest Belfast show at SSE Arena


On the day that the Belfast trio’s debut album Fine Art is released, they announced their biggest hometown gig yet.

The debut album on Heavenly Recordings from Mo Chara, Móglaí Bap and DJ Provaí, the Irish language rap trio who are having a big year with a feature film on the way too.

On the day of the release, the band have announced a gig at SEE Arena in Belfast, their biggest to date on December 21st, and marked the album occasion by saying “After 800 years of tomfoolery from the British government we have potentially struck the final blow to the imperialists.”

The band also set up a pop-up pub called The Rutz in London last night, inspired by imaginary pub in Belfast of the same name which is throughout the album Fine Art.

 The 12-track album was produced by Toddla T, and blends Irish and English in its raps. The album features Lankum’s Radie Peat, Grian Chatten of Fontaine D.C. (as heard on previous track ‘Better Way To Live’) and Jelani Blackman. Annie Mac recorded some sounds for the record.

Tickets for the Belfast show go on sale next Friday June 21st priced from £33.50.

They band also have a number of events this and next week before the tour proper around the film.

See Also

June 14th (album release day): Kneecap in conversation with Tara Kumar – SOLD OUT
Q&A, signing, and exclusive film screening
Presented by Rough Trade and Curzon
At Curzon Soho
 June 17th: Kneecap in conversation with Deb Grant
Q&A + signing at Rough Trade Liverpool
June 18th: Kneecap in conversation with Tara Kumar
Q&A, signing, and exclusive film screening
Presented by Resident Records and Curzon
At Picturehouse Komedia
June 19th: Kneecap in conversation with Arusa Qureshi – SOLD OUT
Q&A, signing, and exclusive film screening
Presented by Strip Joint Records and Curzon
At Glasgow Film Theatre
June 21st: Kneecap in conversation with Donal Fallon
Q&A + signing at Tower Records, Dublin

15.06.24 – Bergenfest – NORWAY
29.06.24 – Glastonbury Festival (Woodsies / Pilton Palais / Shangri-La) – U.K.
05.07.24 – Rock Werchter – BELGIUM
06.07.24 – Down The Rabbit Hole – HOLLAND
09.07.24 – Galway Film Fleadh – GALWAY (film screening)
11.07.24 – Mad Cool Festival – SPAIN
13.07.24 – Bitterzoet – AMSTERDAM
14.07.24 – Valkhof Festival – NETHERLANDS
18.07.24 – Heineken Big Top – GALWAY
20.07.24 – Super Bock Festival – PORTUGAL
15.08.24 – Summer Sessions – IRELAND
16.08.24 – Electric Picnic – IRELAND
23.08.24 – Reading Festival – U.K.
24.08.24 – Leeds Festival – U.K.
18.09.24 – Brooklyn Bowl – PHILADELPHIA $
19.09.24 – Knockdown Centre – BROOKLYN $
21.09.24 – Paradise Rock Club – BOSTON $
23.09.24 – Union Stage – WASHINGTON $
25.09.24 – A&R Music Bar – COLUMBUS $
26.09.23 – Louder Than Life Festival – LOUISVILLE $
27.09.24 – Concord Music Hall – CHICAGO $
29.10.24 – Vicar Street – DUBLIN
30.10.24 – Vicar Street – DUBLIN
31.10.24 – Vicar Street – DUBLIN
14.11.24 – Foundry – SHEFFIELD £
15.11.24 – New Century Hall – MANCHESTER £
16.11.24 – Barrowlands – GLASGOW – SOLD OUT £
17.11.24 – Barrowlands – GLASGOW
19.11.24 – Rock City – NOTTINGHAM £
20.11.24 – SXW – BRISTOL £
21.11.24 – The O2 Forum – LONDON £
19.12.24 – City Hall – CORK
20.12.24 – City Hall – CORK
21.12.24 – SSE Arena – BELFAST

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