After her breathtaking performance here in December, Janelle Monae returns to Ireland for dates in Galway, Cork and Dublin this June. The "ArchAndroid" will play the Black Box, Galway, on June 27th (€30-€34), the Savoy Theatre, Cork on June 28th and Dublin's Tripod on June 29th (€29-€32.50). Tickets will be on sale shortly, details on the way...

After the recent announcement that he will headline this summer's Sea Sessions festival, Ziggy Marley has announced a date for Dublin to follow the weekend's festivities. The reggae star will play Vicar St on Monday June 27th. Tickets priced €30 go on sale this Thursday April 14th at 9am.

Eccentric Baltimore electronic musician Dan Deacon has announced a return to Dublin for a show at The Button Factory on May 8th. Tickets priced €20 are on sale now.

Jack L has rescheduled his April 29th show at Vicar St to July 1st, when he will playing his 'Piano & Strings Evening' for the first time in Dublin. Original tickets are valid for the rescheduled date. Jack has also announced a special show at the same venue on May 27th, where he will be joined by his full band as well as an 18-piece Gospel Choir to revisit material from last year's album 'The Story So Far'. Tickets priced €35 are on sale now.