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Music | Gig News: 1 July 2016

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Villagers perform an intimate show as part of Kilkenny Arts Festival in association with KPB on Sunday 7 August.

Tickets priced at €24/€22 from

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Some of Ireland’s best artists along with being some of the biggest Prince fans on earth are coming together at The Academy, Dublin on the 21 July in a celebration of the music of Prince.

Featuring performances on the night accompanied by 10-12 piece house band True Funk Soliders will be Paul Noonan (Bell X1), Steve Wall (The Stunning), CC Brez, Dave Geraghty (Bell X1), Bronagh Gallagher, Wyvern Lingo, Gavin Glass, Roisin O along with some very special guests on the night.

Tickets on sales now via

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Loudon Wainwright III will perform ‘Surviving Twin’ for 3 performances only at the Kilkenny Arts Festival, on 12, 13 and 14 August in the Watergate Theatre, Kilkenny.

Tickets €25 / €22.50 now on sale from

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MCD, Mother and Cut Once present: Peaches live at The Academy, 6 November.

Tickets available Friday at 9am €22.90 – additional charges may apply

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Margaret Glaspy announces her debut Irish headline performance for 30 November.

Tickets are available from and outlets Nationwide.

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August Wells with support from David Keenan and Brian Mooney play The Workman’s Club, Dublin on Saturday, 23 July 2016

Tickets €12 available from

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The Front Bottoms have announced they will host a European Tour later this Winter, making a step off at Dublin’s Academy on 19 November.

Tickets €22.00 for their upcoming Dublin show will go on sale this Thursday at 10am from and outlets Nationwide.

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2016 sees the 20th Anniversary of Ash’s debut number 1 album “1977” and to commemorate this the band have announced a special run of shows including Dublin’s Olympia Theatre.

Tickets are available from for €26.00 additional charges may apply.

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Dylan Tighe will play a full band show in The Grand Social, Dublin on Saturday 23 July.

Tickets e10 include a free copy of the album are on sale now.