The Fun Lovin' Criminals will follow up their Oxegen performance this summer with a special Easter Sunday performance, when they will unveil material from their upcoming new album 'Classic Fantastic', which is set for release on February 26th. Huey Morgan and the boys will play Dublin's Academy on April 4th. Tickets priced €30 go on sale tomorrow morning, Wednesday February 3rd at 9am
Ska veterans Madness and thrash metal legends Megadeth are the latest acts to be added to the Live at the Marquee line up for this summer. Megadeth will play in the big tent in Cork's docklands on June 14th (€39.95) while Madness take to the same stage on July 9th (€59.80). Tickets go on sale this Friday February 5th at 9am.
Ryan Tedder fronted Colorado pop group OneRepublic will play gigs in Waterford and Cork, following the release of their second album 'Waking Up'. OneRepublic will play The Forum in Waterford on April 10th (€28), the Savoy in Cork on April 12th (€28), The Academy, Dublin on April 12th (€28) and the Limelight in Belfast on April 14th (£25). Tickets go on sale this Friday February 5th at 9am.
Scouting for Girls have announced a short Irish tour for this coming April. The London pop group will play the following venues:
Savoy, Cork – 19th April (€28)
Dolan's Warehouse, Limerick – 20th April (€29)
Mandela Hall, Belfast – 21st April (£25.50)
Olympia Theatre, Dublin – 23rd April (€28)
Royal Theatre, Castlebar – 24th April (€28)
Tickets go on sale this Friday February 5th at 9am.
Choice Music Prize nominated artist Valerie Francis is set to play Whelan's on February 27th. As well as her Choice Prize nomination for her debut album 'Slow Dynamo', Valerie is also up for Best Irish Female at this year's Meteors. Tickets priced €15 are on sale now from Ticketmaster, Tickets.ie & WaV Box Office.
Aussie alt-rockers Powerfinger are to play Dublin's Vicar St on April 20th. Tickets priced €39.70 go on sale tomorrow morning, Wednesday February 3rd at 9am.
British punk chicks The Slits are to play Crawdaddy on Thursday May 6th. Tickets priced €16 are on sale now.
Pavement man Stephen Malkmus will visit Dublin shortly after his recently reunited band for a solo show at Tripod on May 27th. Tickets priced €19.85 go on sale this Friday February 5th at 9am.
American R&B princess Ashanti is to play an intimate set at Belfast's Spring and Airbrake on Saturday April 10th. Tickets priced £11.25 are on sale now.