Things are fairly hectic here in towers at the moment so here are a few of the latest gig announcements and a few that have been accumulating over the last few days...

Bon Jovi will play The RDS, Dublin on June 29th 2011. Tickets priced €65.70, 91.25 Seated, €81.25 GA and €91.25 Gold Circle go on sale on Thursday 11th November at 9am.

Katherine Jenkins has announced dates in Dublin and Belfast. The classical singer and her orchestra will play The O2 in Dublin on May 28th 2011 (from €49.50) and The Odyssey in Belfast on May 29th 2011 (from £55). Tickets go on sale next Thursday November 4th at 9am.

Your’s Truly, the people behind a recent series of shows at Crawdaddy shows are next bringing Baltimore band Lower Dens over for a show at the venue on Sunday November 21st. Support will come from The Ambience Affair and Hello Moon. Tickets priced €12 are on sale now.

The Pogues have added a second Dublin date to their Farewell Christmas tour in December. They Will now play The Olympia Theatre on December 9th as well as the previously scheduled date on the 8th and a show at Killarney's INEC on the 11th. Tickets for the new date are priced €49.20-€54.80and are on sale now.

Ahead of the upcoming new album 'Kiss Each Other Clean' in January, Iron and Wine have announced that they will be plugging said album with a dated in Dublin's Olympia Theatre on March 14th. Tickets priced €27.50 are on sale now.