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Music | Gig News: 16 September 2016

Little Green Cars

Following the release of their sophomore album ‘Ephemera’ earlier this year, Little Green Cars close 2016 with an Irish acoustic tour and an intimate date in the beautiful surrounds of St Canice’s Cathedral on Sunday 11 December.

Tickets priced at €23 plus booking fee available from and Rollercoaster Records, Kieran Street, Kilkenny.

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Culture Night comprises hundreds of events across Ireland and overseas. From nation’s capital to county town, everyone’s getting involved and The Source Arts Centre is opening its doors until late on Friday 16 September for an evening of free entertainment and birthday celebrations for you, your family and friends to enjoy. The Source is 10 years old this autumn!

This year The Source Arts Centre celebrates its 10th birthday celebrations on Culture Night.

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Primal Scream have announced a date at the Olympia Theatre, Dublin on 30 November 2016.

Tickets priced €35 inclusive of booking fee and restoration levy go on sale at 9am this Friday, 16 September from Ticketmaster outlets and

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Brian Deady has announced a headline show at Whelan’s on Thursday 27 October.

Tickets €17.50 incl. booking fee are on sale from Ticketmaster outlets and online at

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JD & The Straight Shot have announced details of Irish tour dates including a headline performance at Whelan’s, Wexford street on 26th October 2016.


Tickets for Whelan’s are priced €15 inclusive of booking fee and go on sale at 9am this Wednesday, 14 September from Ticketmaster outlets and

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After sharing tracks from new album “22, A Million“. Bon Iver have announced a European tour – their first since 2012 – taking place across January and February 2017. A full list of dates – which includes shows at London’s Roundhouse and Eventim Apollo Hammersmith  can be found on

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Fans will get a second chance to be part of this unique performance for the camera as Blinder Films and Sligoville in association with u:mack and Mother have added a second performance by Grace Jones and her band at Dublin’s Olympia Theatre on 22 September 2016.

Tickets – which will be limited to two per purchase – priced at €49.95 (including booking fee and Olympia Theatre restoration levy fee) go on sale tomorrow on Thursday 15 September at 9am.

Please note that tickets are only available to purchase online via and matching ID will be required for entry. Internet bookings are subject to 12.5% Service Charge / Agents €2.15.

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Following a number one album release and a sold out Olympia gig last December, The  Strypes make their hugely anticipated return to The Olympia on Thursday 8 December.

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Dublin duo Apella are set to play Whelan’s (Upstairs) on Saturday 22 October.

Tickets for the show priced €10 including booking fee are on sale this Friday 16 September at 9.00am available from Ticketmaster outlets nationwide and

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Acoustic instrumental rock duo Rodrigo y Gabriela have announced a one-night-only date at The Academy on Saturday 29 October.

Rodrigo Y Gabriela will also perform the following regional gigs:

Friday 28 October – Sligo Live Festival

Sunday 30 October – Opera House, Cork (as part of the Cork Jazz Festival)

Tickets for The Academy cost €36.50 including booking fee and go on sale Friday 16 September at 9am via Ticketmaster.

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Engine Alley play their first Dublin gig in 5 years at The Grand Social, Dublin, on Friday 30 September 2016.

This year the band are marking the 25th anniversary of their first single,the Flowerbox EP, which they will play along with a selections from their legendary albums “A Sonic Holiday” and “Shot in the Light”.

Tickets €15 from the venue or

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The Pale have announced a show on Saturday 8 October at The Grand Social, Dublin.

Tickets €12 (online tickets: + booking fee)

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Low: A Christmas Performance with special guest Gaelynn Lea on Wednesday, 14 December 2016.

Tickets €26 inc booking fee on sale now In association with Set Theatre, Cameo Noise & Rollercoaster Records.

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Sample Answer is playing his first headline show in Dublin’s iconic Whelan’s on 17 November.

Tickets go on sale Monday from 9am from for €12

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Jack Lukeman has announced details of three shows in Dublin’s Whelan’s this December.

Tickets for the shows on 2, 21 and 22 December, go on sale Thursday 8 September priced €25 plus booking fee from and

Tickets for other shows at The Set Theatre in Kilkenny, along with shows in Wexford, Westport and Wicklow are all available from venues or website.