Several noteworthy gigs are incoming over the coming days, weeks and months.

Madchester legends Happy Mondays will play two dates in Dublin's Olympia on May 14th and 15th as part of their 11 date UK and Ireland tour. The original line-up - Bez, Gary Whelan, Mark Day, Paul Davies, Paul Ryder, Rowetta and Shaun Ryder - are back together for the first time in almost 20 years. Tickets are on sale for the price of €49.65 via usual outlets nationwide.

Diminutive Swede Kristian Matsson, AKA The Tallest Man on Earth, will return to Vicar Street for a show on October 24th next. Matsson last played the Dublin venue almost exactly a year ago and will return in the Autumn in support of his upcoming new album There's No Leaving Now. Tickets on sale from Monday May 14th for the price of €25.

New Orleanian music legend Dr John will perform live at Vicar Street on July 24th next on the back of his recent (and absolutely outstanding) album Locked Down which was produced in conjunction with The Black Keys' frontman Dan Auerbach. Tickets are on sale from 14th May and are priced at €40.