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Music | Gig News: 21 July 2017

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Following a run of shows across the UK and Europe this summer, Arcade Fire have announced a headline tour for Spring 2018, which will see it kicking off in Dublin on 6 April 2018.

Tickets from €59.50 on sale from

Fangclub have announced two shows in one day at Whelan’s. A matinee show will take place at 3pm at Whelans, (Over 14s). They also perform that night on Whelan’s main stage at 8pm on Bank Holiday Sunday.

Tickets will go on sale this Friday at 10am from Ticketmaster and WAV.

Pins play The Academy 2, Friday 17 November. 

Tickets €15.35 incl booking go on sale Friday, 21 July 21st at 10am from Ticketmaster.

Josh Ritter  has announced a number of Irish shows to support the release of new album, “Gathering”

The dates are as follows,

December 6 – Belfast, Mandela Hall
December 7—Dublin, Vicar Street (seated show)
December 8—Dublin, Vicar Street (standing show)
December 10—Limerick, Dolans
December 11 – Cork Opera House

Tickets on sale from venue box offices and

After selling out his Button Factory headline show in just one hour, Dermot Kennedy has announced a second show due to an overwhelming demand. He announced an earlier show at The Button Factory and a second show on 10 October.

Tickets €17 inclusive of booking fee, on sale now from

Ghostpoet returns to Ireland later this year, for a one-off show at Dublin’s Button Factory. The  Londoner will play the venue on Tuesday, 24 October. The Dublin date is the first show on am 18 date UK and Ireland Tour.

Tickets priced €16 available from