London dub/soul experimentalist James Blake has announced a Dublin show this month. The BBC Sound of 2011 runner-up will play Whelan's on March 29th. Tickets priced €15 go on sale this Saturday March 5th.

Jack L has announced two live shows for Vicar St a month apart. He will play the Thomas St venue on April 29th and May 27th. Tickets priced €35 are on sale this Friday March 4th at 9am.

After recently hitting the road with the Kerrang tour, Framing Hanley will return to Ireland for dates in Dublin and Belfast. They will play Dublin's Academy on June 17th and a 3pm show at Belfast's Speakeasy on June 18th. Tickets priced €16 and £10.50 respectively go on sale this Friday March 4th at 9am.

Husker Du co-founder Grant Hart is set to play two solo shows in Ireland this month. He will play at The Workman's Club, Dublin, on Wednesday March 30th and The Pavilion, Cork, on Thursday March 31st. Tickets for both gigs are priced €12 each and are on sale now.

Dublin band Yeh Deadlies have announced two gigs to celebrate the release of their debut album 'The First Book of Lessons' which they will release on local label Popical Island on April 8th. The band will launch the record at Dublin's Shebeen Chic on April 1st with support from The Dinah Brand and Sea Pinks, before heading to Galway to play at Roisin Dubh the following night, April 2nd.

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Detroit singer and multi-instrumentalist Alex Winston is set to play an intimate show at The Sugar Club, Dublin, on Sunday May 15th. Tickets priced €13.50 go on sale this Friday March 4th at 9am.

Ryan Sheridan has announced a new Irish tour in support of his upcoming debut album, 'The Day You Live Forever', due for release on Friday May 6th. He will play the following dates:
Thursday 5th May – Whelans, Dublin
Friday 6th May – Cyprus Avenue, Cork
Saturday 7th May – Roisin Dubh, Galway
Sunday 8th May – Dolans Warehouse, Limerick
Tuesday 10th May – The Garage, Monaghan
Wednesday 11th May – The Set, Kilkenny
Thursday 12th May – Whelans, Dublin