The first batch of names to play in venues across Dublin at the next Arthur's Day has been revealed. This will be the third successive Arthur's Day, which will celebrate the, er, 252nd anniversary of the famous brewing company. The series of gigs will take place on September 22nd and this year's festivities will feature performances from the following:

Scissor Sisters
Paloma Faith
Calvin Harris
Aloe Blacc
A Plastic Rose
Ed Sheeran
Miles Kane
Ryan Sheridan
Cashier No. 9
The Lowly Nights
The Kanyu Tree

Expect a LOT more names to be announced between now and September!