Always guaranteed to put on an impressive show, Jon Hopkins has been announced to play the Heineken Big Top at the Galway International Arts Festival next summer.

Hopkins will bring his electronic music to the stage on Saturday 25 July 2020. It will be part of his Polarity tour which will also have him in Dublin on March 6th for a sold-out show in the Bord Gais Theatre.

The English artist and producer has released five critically acclaimed studio albums as well as the soundtrack for the 2010 film 'Monsters'. His 2013 album, 'Immunity', was nominated for the Mercury Prize and his most recent release, 'Singularity', received a Grammy nomination for Dance/Electronic Album in 2018. His diverse body of work also includes collaborations with Brian Eno, King Creosote, David Holmes and Coldplay.

Galway International Arts Festival 2020 takes place from July 13th - 26th 2020, with a sold-out show by rock legends Pixies already announced for 17th of July.

More acts are set to be announced ahead of the full programme released in May 2020.

Tickets for Jon Hopkin Big Top show are priced at €39.50 and will be available for purchase here from Friday 22 November at 9am.