There is a veritable glut of great gigs coming up across the length and breadth of our fair land over the course of this week, many of which you can purchase tickets for right here on entertainment.ie. We've taken out our red pen and highlighted a couple of upcoming shows which we feel are worthy of note.
Don't forget, there are a lot more tickets up for grabs over at entertainment.ie/tickets!
Martha Wainwright - Roisin Dubh, 2nd February
The glorious Martha Wainwright comes over to Ireland this February for a small run of dates including a show at Róisín Dubh on February 2nd. She’ll be joined by her new, red hot touring band; Jared Samuel (keyboards) – who also plays on the new LP – Brad Albetta (bass), Andrew Whiteman from Broken Social Scene (guitar), his wife, Ariel Engle (backing vocals), with the drummer as yet to be announced.
Declan Sinnott - The Button Factory, 5th February
With a career spanning over 40 years, Declan Sinnott has played guitar and produced music for Irish folk luminaries such as Christy Moore, Mary Black, Sinead Lohan and John Spillane to name but a few. He was a founding member of Horslips and Moving Hearts - two of the most influential trad /electric bands in Ireland, and spent 13 years guiding Mary Black's career, producing the majority of her music. Since the year 2000 Declan has been guitarist and producer to Christy Moore, who was recently named as Ireland's greatest living musician in RTÉ’s ‘People of the Year Awards’.
Little Mix - Olympia Theatre, 23rd February
The British fourpiece will bring their considerable pop chops to the Olympia in the heart of Dublin towards the end of February. The group's debut record DNA dropped in November of last year and the response to it has been positive enough to signpost a pretty promising pop career for the youngsters.