The brilliant Andrew Bird has announced a gig at Dublin's Vicar Street next April.

The Illinois indie musician, violinist and whistler par excellence released his most recent album Echolocations: Canyon in February of this year and will be taking his show on the road in Europe in 2016.

That includes a stop-off at Dublin's Vicar Street on April 30th.

Tickets priced €28 (incl booking) are on sale this Thursday, December 3rd at 9am from usual outlets.