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Music | Gig News: 13 January 2017

Pleasure Beach

U2 will return to select stadiums this year with U2: The Joshua Tree Tour 2017, in celebration of the 30th anniversary of the band’s seminal album.

The tour will see the band bring “The Joshua Tree” back to Croke Park on 22 July 2017. It is 30 years since they made a return to their hometown with the original Joshua Tree Tour, playing two very special sold out shows on Jones’ Road in June 1987.

Tickets for the U2: The Joshua Tree Tour 2017 are on sale Monday, January 16th in Ireland, the UK and Europe and Tuesday, January 17th in the US and Canada. As usual, there is an exclusive priority presale for U2 Subscribers at U2.com from Wednesday, January 11th(9am) through Friday, January 13th (5pm) local times. Tickets will be general admission on the floor and reserved seating


The Bowery will host an evening with the renowned, Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry and his band on Sunday 19 March 2017.

Tickets are available from http://www.ticketmaster.ie and www.eventbrite.ie at a cost of €25 inc booking fee on sale now.


Belfast quintet Pleasure Beach, have announced a series of Irish tour dates for February and March. The band, who open for Bell X1 on their sold out Olympia dates later this month, have announced dates in Dublin, Belfast, Galway, and Cork.

February 23 – Dublin, Whelans – Tickets €14.35

February 24 – Belfast, Limelight 2

February 25 – Galway, Roisin Dubh

March 2 – Cork, Cyprus Avenue


The Amsterdam Dance Event reveals the dates for 2017. All aspects of global electronic music culture will come together for the leading electronic music conference and world’s largest club festival from 18 – 22 October 2017.


Jon Bellion’s show at The Academy, Dublin, on Wednesday 12 April 2017 has been upgraded to The Olympia Theatre, Dublin due to high demand.

Special guest Marc E Bassy will be joining him on the night

Tickets €26.00 including booking fee go on sale Monday 16 January  from Ticketmaster at 9.00am

(Academy tickets valid as a standing ticket in Olympia No Exchange necessary)