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Just Announced Gigs for 2019

Do you know when is the best time to plan your next year adventure? Right now! And right now, there are tickets up for grabs for some of the massive gigs taking place later this year, or next year – and these are not the kind you would want to miss out on! This is little list of Just Announced Gigs for 2019:

Boyzone

Founded in 1993, Boyzone achieved unparalleled success in the 1990s. The group originally comprised lead vocalist Ronan Keating, Mikey Graham, Stephen Gately, Shane Lynch and Keith Duffy, and they were widely touted as Ireland’s answer to Take That. With 25 million records sold, Boyzone enjoyed chart success all over Europe, including several No.1 albums and numerous top-selling singles. Their 1997 hit, Picture of You, won the Ivor Novello Award for Best Contemporary Song. In October 2009, the band were left devastated when Stephen Gately died from natural causes at the age of 33. The remaining four members returned to celebrate their 25th anniversary last year and they are now about to embark on a farewell tour.

Catch them in Dublin 24th of January!

 

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George Ezra

If you want to be riding shutgun with George Ezra this summer, his gig has just been announced for Malahide Castle on 21st of June! The announcement comes on the eve of George’s major 2018 European tour in support of his acclaimed UK number 1 album Staying At Tamara’s – officially the UK’s biggest selling album released so far this year. Staying At Tamara’s is George’s second UK Number 1 album, hitting the summit in March. Staying At Tamara’s features the Number 1 single ‘Shotgun,’ which spent an astonishing 9 weeks atop the Official Irish singles chart.

 

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Lana Del Rey

Summertime sadness will be gracing Malahide Castle for a gig on 22nd of June, her first appearance in Ireland in three years since EP headline. Lana Del Rey first started her music career in 2005. In 2011 she received widespread attention when the music video for her single ”Video Games” became an internet sensation. Her debut album for a major label, “Born to Die”, reached number two on the Billboard charts and was the fifth best-selling album of 2012. She has gone on to release three further albums including 2017’s “Lust for Life”.

 

The Cure

Another Malahide Castle gig announced was that of The Cure! The Cure celebrated their 40th anniversary in July with a very special sold out concert in London’s Hyde Park, almost 40 years to the day since their first ever show. Performing to 65,000 strong fans, the set list was packed with 29 hit songs including ‘Pictures Of You’, ‘Lovesong’, ‘Inbetween Days, ‘Just Like Heaven’, ‘A Forest’, ‘Lullaby’, ‘Boys Don’t Cry’ and more.  The Cure will return to Ireland to play their first headline show in 7 years, see them on Saturday 8 June 2019!

 

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Mumford and Sons

The sixty-date tour will kick off in Dublin at the 3 Arena which doubles up as an album launch party on 16th November before stretching through to Stockholm’s Ericsson Globe Arena on 21stMay. The six month run routes the band up and down the UK followed by a brief stop in the USand Canada ahead of Christmas. In January, they head over to Australia and New Zealand (including the first Gentlemen of the Road show of the campaign in Auckland), before heading back over to the US for a more substantial run of shows, concluding with sixteen dates across Europe. Who knows when they get time to come back to Dublin? Make sure to catch them this November!

 

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Take That

2019 marks Take That’s 30th Anniversary. To celebrate their milestone, the band have announced a massive UK & Ireland arena and stadium tour performing all their much loved greatest hits live. The tour will see Take That play shows in many towns and cities that they have never played before plus they will be joined by special guest Rick Astley. Catch them on 29th or 30th of April in 3 Arena in Dublin!

 

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Metallica

Little bit further afield, Mettalica has been announced for the Slane Castle. Legendary band deserves legendary Venue, and Slane Castle is really something special! There is usually great transport organised from Dublin, so you can take a bus there and back and as gig is on Saturday night, you can party it up all you want! June 8th is the day you need to mark in your diary!

 

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All these tickets have just gone on sale or are going to be on sale this week, so make sure to grab them while you can! Get in touch to reserve your bed in Barnacles Dublin Hostel for a brill gig experience! A lot of pubs around us will do after shows, as well as pre-gig parties, so you know you want to stay here! WooopWoop! Here is to the year full of concerts & adventures!