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#Concerts

# concerts - Friday 11 June, 2021

Poll: Would you go to a pilot live concert?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you go to a pilot live concert?

Jun 11th 2021, 10:06 AM 22,099 Views 65 Comments

James Vincent McMorrow played a pilot live gig in Iveagh Gardens in Dublin last night.

# concerts - Friday 28 May, 2021

Here is the full list of pilot music and sport events confirmed for June and July
# Listen Up
# Listen Up

Here is the full list of pilot music and sport events confirmed for June and July

Updated May 28th 2021, 11:55 PM 19,673 Views 7 Comments

Some large pilot concerts and matches, plus smaller outdoor events, are lined up for next month.

# concerts - Tuesday 29 December, 2020

Poll: Should drug testing facilities be available at music festivals?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should drug testing facilities be available at music festivals?

Dec 29th 2020, 10:50 AM 31,027 Views 51 Comments

Drug testing could be up and running for music festivals next summer (if they are able to take place).

# concerts - Wednesday 9 December, 2020

Poll: Have you bought any concert tickets for next year?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you bought any concert tickets for next year?

Dec 9th 2020, 9:34 AM 33,037 Views 44 Comments

Tickets for the festival Longitude scheduled to take place in July 2021 have already almost fully sold out.

# concerts - Thursday 3 December, 2020

Public will not be refunded if concerts in 2021 are rescheduled, Varadkar warns
# Mass Gatherings
# Mass Gatherings

Public will not be refunded if concerts in 2021 are rescheduled, Varadkar warns

Dec 3rd 2020, 2:31 PM 42,899 Views 21 Comments

The Tánaiste said it may be “some time yet” before mass gatherings are allowed.

# concerts - Wednesday 14 October, 2020

Talks ongoing about holding large sporting events and concerts under Level 1 and 2
# Matches And Gigs
# Matches And Gigs

Talks ongoing about holding large sporting events and concerts under Level 1 and 2

Oct 14th 2020, 7:00 PM 20,018 Views 14 Comments

Minister Catherine Martin says she hopes some smaller live performances will take place before Christmas.

# concerts - Saturday 10 October, 2020

Support package worth millions for live gigs and music industry to form part of Budget
# Live Performances
# Live Performances

Support package worth millions for live gigs and music industry to form part of Budget

Oct 10th 2020, 6:30 AM 17,163 Views 92 Comments

Live music venues, big and small, will be able to apply for a minimum of €10,000 under the scheme,

# concerts - Monday 31 August, 2020

Ban on alcohol at gigs under consideration in a bid to allow music events resume
# Ban On Booze
# Ban On Booze

Ban on alcohol at gigs under consideration in a bid to allow music events resume

Aug 31st 2020, 2:15 PM 18,783 Views 54 Comments

Health Minister Stephen Donnelly and Minister for Arts Catherine Martin are meeting artists today.

# concerts - Saturday 22 August, 2020

Series of concerts held in Germany to study whether large events can safely resume
# Leipzig
# Leipzig

Series of concerts held in Germany to study whether large events can safely resume

Aug 22nd 2020, 4:50 PM 25,986 Views 14 Comments

Only young, healthy volunteers were allowed to attend in a bid to limit infection risks.

# concerts - Saturday 15 August, 2020

Music venues take cautiously optimistic approach as live gigs return with social distancing
# Drumroll Please
# Drumroll Please

Music venues take cautiously optimistic approach as live gigs return with social distancing

Aug 15th 2020, 9:00 PM 43,969 Views 19 Comments

As music venues slowly begin to host live gigs again, they face a series of financial and logistical challenges.

# concerts - Friday 14 August, 2020

Poll: Would you go to a socially-distanced concert?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you go to a socially-distanced concert?

Aug 14th 2020, 9:29 AM 69,536 Views 93 Comments

Images of a socially-distanced concert in England were widely shared during the week.

# concerts - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

Outdoor gatherings of up to 5,000 people could take place from September, says Taoiseach
# Easing Lockdown
# Easing Lockdown

Outdoor gatherings of up to 5,000 people could take place from September, says Taoiseach

Jun 16th 2020, 3:39 PM 36,525 Views 27 Comments

Cinemas could reopen in August, said Taoiseach Leo Varadkar today.

# concerts - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

Some fans weren't at all happy about the sound at last night's Stevie Wonder gig
# Stevie Wonder
# Stevie Wonder

Some fans weren't at all happy about the sound at last night's Stevie Wonder gig

Jul 10th 2019, 7:48 AM 36,065 Views 72 Comments

The concert was his first show Irish show in over nine years.

# concerts - Saturday 15 June, 2019

Extra trains running this weekend for Bon Jovi and Noel Gallagher concerts
# Gigs
# Gigs

Extra trains running this weekend for Bon Jovi and Noel Gallagher concerts

Jun 15th 2019, 6:30 AM 25,116 Views 20 Comments

Additional security and Garda resources will be in operation on Irish Rail trains over the weekend.

# concerts - Saturday 25 May, 2019

Some fans weren't happy about the sound quality at last night's Spice Girls gig
# Spice Girls
# Spice Girls

Some fans weren't happy about the sound quality at last night's Spice Girls gig

May 25th 2019, 12:25 PM 41,171 Views 77 Comments

Spice Girls’ Mel B said she hopes the sound quality will be “much, much better” at future gigs.

# concerts - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

Man pleads guilty to defrauding 8 people out of €1,952 worth of concert tickets that didn’t exist
# Deception
# Deception

Man pleads guilty to defrauding 8 people out of €1,952 worth of concert tickets that didn’t exist

Feb 20th 2019, 4:29 PM 25,436 Views 0 Comments

No compensation has been paid to the would be concert goers from the new charges.

# concerts - Saturday 27 October, 2018

How John Reynolds changed the club and festival scenes - and Ireland along the way
# RIP
# RIP

How John Reynolds changed the club and festival scenes - and Ireland along the way

Oct 27th 2018, 7:30 AM 28,148 Views 8 Comments

The death of the promoter has sent a wave of shock through the Irish music and festival scenes.

# concerts - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

Ticket touting: New law to ban above-face value resales approved by Cabinet
# Concert Tickets
# Concert Tickets

Ticket touting: New law to ban above-face value resales approved by Cabinet

Jul 24th 2018, 2:57 PM 19,237 Views 70 Comments

It would also prohibit the use of bot software to purchase tickets.

# concerts - Sunday 15 July, 2018

Ticketmaster has no plans at present to introduce 'dynamic pricing' in Ireland
# Touting
# Touting

Ticketmaster has no plans at present to introduce 'dynamic pricing' in Ireland

Jul 15th 2018, 7:45 AM 17,842 Views 32 Comments

The company has started to roll out this system in the United States in a bid to tackle touting.

# concerts - Monday 9 April, 2018

Poll: Is it okay to chat through a gig?
# Lunch Crunch
# Lunch Crunch

Poll: Is it okay to chat through a gig?

Apr 9th 2018, 2:09 PM 20,621 Views 49 Comments

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

# concerts - Tuesday 20 March, 2018

Dublin City Council gives the go-ahead for Rolling Stones Croke Park gig
# Approves Like Jagger
# Approves Like Jagger

Dublin City Council gives the go-ahead for Rolling Stones Croke Park gig

Mar 20th 2018, 3:21 PM 22,058 Views 34 Comments

Tickets will go on sale this Friday.

# concerts - Saturday 3 February, 2018

Lady Gaga cancels remainder of European tour citing 'severe pain'
# Not Happening
# Not Happening

Lady Gaga cancels remainder of European tour citing 'severe pain'

Feb 3rd 2018, 8:39 AM 23,417 Views 28 Comments

The singer suffers from fibromyalgia, a condition which can cause severe pain all over the body.

# concerts - Thursday 1 February, 2018

Aiken Promotions will apply for Croke Park gig to take place on 17 May
# Big Gig
# Big Gig

Aiken Promotions will apply for Croke Park gig to take place on 17 May

Feb 1st 2018, 11:12 AM 35,353 Views 62 Comments

It would join two Taylor Swift gigs on 15 and 16 June and Michael Bublé on 7 July.

# concerts - Thursday 14 December, 2017

Australian man jailed in Singapore for selling forged Ed Sheeran concert passes
# Ticket Touting
# Ticket Touting

Australian man jailed in Singapore for selling forged Ed Sheeran concert passes

Dec 14th 2017, 10:14 AM 8,937 Views 25 Comments

He used forged ‘all area access’ passes to bring concertgoers into the stadium.

# concerts - Saturday 7 October, 2017

Undercover FBI agent helped foil bomb plot in Times Square
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

Undercover FBI agent helped foil bomb plot in Times Square

Oct 7th 2017, 2:24 PM 21,263 Views 0 Comments

The men in question also allegedly planned to target concerts in New York.

# concerts - Friday 7 July, 2017

People have been queuing up since yesterday to get tickets to one of Ed Sheeran's Irish shows
# Eager Beavers
# Eager Beavers

People have been queuing up since yesterday to get tickets to one of Ed Sheeran's Irish shows

Jul 7th 2017, 8:29 PM 18,536 Views 32 Comments

Tickets for these shows officially go on sale online and from Ticketmaster outlets nationwide tomorrow morning at 9am.

# concerts - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

Poll: Are you less likely to go to a concert/sporting event following the Manchester attack?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you less likely to go to a concert/sporting event following the Manchester attack?

May 24th 2017, 9:02 AM 25,432 Views 43 Comments

Up to 5,000 soldiers will be deployed on British streets following the attack.

# concerts - Thursday 2 June, 2016

South Dublin residents complain about concert-goers 'urinating at will all over the place'
# Festival Season
# Festival Season

South Dublin residents complain about concert-goers 'urinating at will all over the place'

Jun 2nd 2016, 9:49 AM 24,434 Views 42 Comments

A number of objections to alcohol sales at Dublin summer concerts were rejected.

# concerts - Saturday 28 May, 2016

How well do you know your big, big summer concerts?
# Boys (and Girls) Of Summer
# Boys (and Girls) Of Summer

How well do you know your big, big summer concerts?

May 28th 2016, 9:30 PM 24,878 Views 23 Comments

The Boss is in town. What better time to check your knowledge of the biggest summer gigs?

# concerts - Saturday 5 March, 2016

6 moments you missed from Adele's Dublin gig last night
# Hello
From The Daily Edge
# Hello

6 moments you missed from Adele's Dublin gig last night

Mar 5th 2016, 9:28 AM 13,004 Views 3 Comments

We could have had it aaaaaall.

# concerts - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

U2 are being really sound to young Irish musicians
# Fair Play
# Fair Play

U2 are being really sound to young Irish musicians

Sep 9th 2015, 8:10 PM 21,318 Views 69 Comments

They’re not pocketing all the cash from their Irish shows – some will go towards supporting the ‘next U2′.

# concerts - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

Here's how we're going to avoid another Garth Brooks 'fiasco'
# AIKEN BREAKIN' HEARTS
# AIKEN BREAKIN' HEARTS

Here's how we're going to avoid another Garth Brooks 'fiasco'

Jun 23rd 2015, 2:09 PM 13,618 Views 24 Comments

New rules are going to take effect from October.

# concerts - Thursday 26 February, 2015

Dublin hotel lashes out at Ed Sheeran fans in scathing Facebook post
# Watch Your Ed
From The Daily Edge
# Watch Your Ed

Dublin hotel lashes out at Ed Sheeran fans in scathing Facebook post

Feb 26th 2015, 5:41 PM 11,038 Views 11 Comments

Charleville Lodge Hotel is at it again.

# concerts - Saturday 7 February, 2015

A college newspaper published Jack White's ridiculous rider and Jack White isn't happy
# Rock And Roll
From The Daily Edge
# Rock And Roll

A college newspaper published Jack White's ridiculous rider and Jack White isn't happy

Feb 7th 2015, 11:53 AM 6,725 Views 8 Comments

“This is a no banana tour.”

# concerts - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

Gardaí received close to €5million for policing private events this year
# Security
# Security

Gardaí received close to €5million for policing private events this year

Dec 30th 2014, 4:37 PM 9,152 Views 39 Comments

The figure has increased since 2012.

Christy Moore cancels another gig due to severe lung infection
# Get Well Soon
# Get Well Soon

Christy Moore cancels another gig due to severe lung infection

Dec 30th 2014, 3:36 PM 13,157 Views 26 Comments

The musician has postponed his Castlebar concert.

# concerts - Monday 15 September, 2014

Beautiful video tribute to all the miserable dads at One Direction concerts
# Best Dads Ever
From The Daily Edge
# Best Dads Ever

Beautiful video tribute to all the miserable dads at One Direction concerts

Sep 15th 2014, 8:30 AM 3,360 Views 2 Comments

That’s what makes them beautiful.

# concerts - Friday 8 August, 2014

There'll be no repeat of Garth Brooks debacle, insists Croke Park chief
# Garth Gate
From The42
# Garth Gate

There'll be no repeat of Garth Brooks debacle, insists Croke Park chief

Aug 8th 2014, 1:45 PM 3,601 Views 7 Comments

Peter McKenna wants input from the residents the next time there are concerts in Croke Park

# concerts - Monday 4 August, 2014

Here's how many times Garth Brooks was mentioned in Leinster House last month...
# On The Record
# On The Record

Here's how many times Garth Brooks was mentioned in Leinster House last month...

Aug 4th 2014, 9:45 AM 10,744 Views 23 Comments

Did you guess ‘between three and five times’?… Nope, higher. Much higher.

# concerts - Saturday 26 July, 2014

Garth Brooks did this Irish tribute band 'a huge favour'
# Friends In Foe Places
# Friends In Foe Places

Garth Brooks did this Irish tribute band 'a huge favour'

Jul 26th 2014, 10:00 AM 25,204 Views 18 Comments

Garth might not have been able to get five nights of gigs in Ireland but these guys had no problem.

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