Veteran US songwriter John Mellencamp is set to play his first Irish show in 19 years as part of his upcoming No Better Than This European tour. The creator of such classic tunes as 'Jack & Diane' and 'Hurts So Good' will play Dublin's Grand Canal Theatre on June 28th. Tickets priced from €59.80 go on sale next Friday March 25th at 9am.

Ryan Adams has added two Irish dates to his upcoming solo acoustic tour this June. He will play the Cork Opera House on Tuesday June 7th (€44.20-€49.20) and the Olympia Theatre, Dublin, on Wednesday June 8th (€49.20). Fan club presale begins next Wednesday March 23rd at 9am before tickets go on general release on Friday 25th.

With their new studio album 'All You Need Is Now' hitting shelves today, 80s icons Duran Duran have announced a Dublin show as part of their European summer tour. They will play The O2 on July 14th. Tickets priced from €44.20 go on sale next Friday March 25th at 9am.

Seattle songwriter Mike Hadreas, better known as Perfume Genius, will pay a visit to Dublin's Sugar Club on May 18th to play some beautifully ethereal songs from his debut 'Learning' which was released last year. Tickets priced €19.50 go on sale next Wednesday March 23rd at 9am.

The project of New York's Daniel Lopatin, Oneohtrix Point Never is set to play a fully seated show at The Button Factory on April 12th. He will be joined on the night by Games for a special DJ Set. Tickets priced €16 are on sale now.