Downtempo electronic genius Bonobo will make his long-awaited return to an Irish stage when he plays the Olympia Theatre on October 3rd next.

The Brit, who goes by the name of Simon Green when he's not on stage, made a big impression with his 2010 release Black Sands, which topped a many an end of year 'Best of' lists, going on to sell well in advance of 150,000 copies across the globe.

Bonobo's latest album The North Borders was released at the beginning of April and features collaborations with the likes of Erykah Badu, Grey Reverend and Cornelia.

Tickets for the Olympia show will go on sale from June 7th, priced at €29.90.