Rufus Wainwright is one of the names that has just been announced for the National Concert Hall's summer gig series.

Wainwright will play the venue on Wednesday, July 20th, and tickets are €55/€50/€45.

Also playing the NCH is singer/songwriter Melody Gardot (€55/€50/€45) on Monday, July 4th, while Australian guitarist Tommy Emmanuel plays on Wednesday, July 27th (tickets €20/€30/€35).

Tickets for all gigs are on sale this Thursday 10th March at 10am (or Tuesday 8th for Friends of the National Concert Hall) via Tel: 01 417 0000 or