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Music | Gig News: 9 December 2016

Car Seat Headrest will play Whelan's next year.

Car Seat Headrest will play Whelan’s, Monday 27 March 2017

The critically acclaimed album “Teens of Style” was released under the Matador label.

Tickets €18.50 including booking fee on sale from Ticketmaster

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Ahead of the release of Austra’s 3rd LP, POD have announced a show at The Button Factory on Saturday, 25 March 2017.

Tickets €22.50 incl booking fee  

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Sleigh Bells have announced a show at Whelans, Dublin on 19 February 2017.

Tickets €19 inclusive of booking fee

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Fresh from her performance at Other Voices in Dingle last weekend, Irish singer–songwriter Ailbhe Reddy announces her biggest headline show to date when she plays The Sugar Club in Dublin on 22 February 2017.

Tickets €14.85 including booking fee on sale from Ticketmaster

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Clonakilty International Guitar Festival is proud to welcome one of the world’s most influential and innovative guitarists, Preston Reed, to launch 2017’s festival. Preston Reed plays DeBarra’s, Clonakilty on 9 February 2017 ahead of Clonakilty International Guitar Festival which takes places 21-24 September 2017.

Tickets are priced at 15 (plus booking fee) and On Sale Now

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Colours of Ostrava Festival, which is held July 19–22, 2017 in the Czech Republic.

Will transform the former industrial site of Dolní, Vítkovice, for three days. It has just announced the first headliners for 2017 also with Imagine Dragons, Norah Jones, alt-J, Birdy, Moderat and Benjamin Clementine.

Four-day tickets are available on the festival website’s e-shop and Ticketpro network for €84.

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Cronin wrap up what has been an eventful 2016 with some festive shows and 2 nights in Dublin’s Olympia Theatre with UK Mod legends Ocean Colour Scene.

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The Lemon Twigs  play The Workman’s Club on Sunday, 26 March 2017

Tickets €15 inclusive of booking fee on sale now.

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Guns N Roses will play a show in Ireland on Saturday 27 May 2017 at Meath’s Slane Castle, The tour will then roll into 18 more cities across the UK and Europe including shows scheduled in London, Paris, Madrid, Vienna, Copenhagen and more.

Tickets for Slane Castle are priced from €89.50 incl. booking fee and on sale this Friday, 9 December at 9am from Subject to licence

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Le Galaxie and Bitch Falcon, plus two special secret guests are set to come together for a good cause on Thursday 15 December. All proceeds from CWB’s Something Good at The Bowery will go to St Vincent de Paul. Tickets for the special one night only event are on sale now priced €12 available from Eventbrite and Dice.

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A little over a week to go brings news that The Haçienda Classical have added more and they’re on sale now via Ticketmaster.

The Haçienda Classical with special guests Shaun Ryder (Happy Mondays), Peter Hook (New Order), Rowetta (Happy Mondays) & former Haçienda resident DJ Graeme Park all perform alongside the RTÉ Concert Orchestra for one special night!! Expect 20+ stone cold house classics for a massive celebration of the golden era of clubbing.

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Lee “Scratch” Perry has announced a show at The Bowery on 19 March 2017. Only in existence for less than 2 months is establishing itself on the music scene in Dublin.

Tickets are available from and at a cost of €25 inc booking fee.

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Pretty Beast are hosting a night of music and festivities upstairs in Whelan’s on Saturday 17 December.

Free in before 10pm and head over to their Facebook for more details.