Raekwon is set to pay a visit to Dublin just in time for Patrick's Day. The Wu Tang Clan rapper will play The Button Factory on March 16th. Tickets priced €22.50 go on sale next Tuesday January 11th at 9am.

Hotly tipped Slough band Brother are to make their Irish debut at in Dublin this year. The band, who are inspired by Oasis and describe their sound at "gritpop" play the Academy 2 on Tuesday April 9th. Tickets priced €13.50 are on sale now.

And, just in case you've not yet heard, Mike Posner recently announced a Dublin show at The Academy on Wednesday February 23rd. Tickets priced €14.50 go on sale tomorrow morning, Friday 7th January at 9am.