After the success of their debut EP Chunk of Change and their recent Whelan's double headliner with Hockey, hotly tipped electro poppers Passion Pit have announced that they will play another Dublin date at The Academy on May 7th. Tickets priced €15.50 go on sale this Friday March 13th at 9am.

Veteran roots harmony trio The Mighty Diamonds will perform hits from their 40 year career at Crawdaddy on April 1st (€17/€22.50). Support comes from Firehouse Skank DJs.

LA experimental noise-rockers Health have announced two Irish date, courtesy of Foggy Notions, this April. The will headline Whelan's, Dublin, on April 17th (€13) and the Limelight, Belfast on the 18th.

Belfast singer songwriter and former Leya frontman Joe Echo will play Whelan's on May 30th. The gig has been rescheduled from tomorrow night (March 12th).

Alt-folk singer songwriter Adrian Crowley will launch his forthcoming album 'Seasons of the Sparks' with a gig in The Sugar Club, Dublin on April 22nd (€10)