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Snow Patrol have cancelled tonight's Olympia gig due to illness.

The band shared the news this afternoon.

They stated that it is not possible for them to perform at the Dublin venue tonight.

"So sorry to announce, due to illness, we have to cancel tonight’s show at the Olympia Theatre. Information on refunds will follow shortly. We are gutted & were so looking forward to Dublin but it’s just not possible to do the show tonight. See you all soon we promise. SP.x" the band tweeted.

MCD stressed that tickets can be refunded in full at point of purchase.



One of our favourite movies is coming to the stage.

A musical of Academy Award-winning film Little Miss Sunshine is coming to Dublin's Olympia Theatre this August. 

It's the perf day out for everyone in the fam. 


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Based on the comedy starring Abigail Breslin, Steve Carell and Toni Collette, this musical adaptation is set to be the thing to see this summer – there will be tears, laughter and feel-good fun all around. 

The story follows the Hoover family as the youngest member, Olive, chases her dream of winning the crown at the Little Miss Sunshine beauty contest. 

So they dysfunctional family pile into their rickety, yellow VW camper van and set out on an adventure that takes them from New Mexico to California. 


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Dublin native and Voice UK finalist Lucy O’Byrne will step into the role of Olive's mom Sheryl.

The show will run from Tuesday 13 to Saturday 17 August 2019, with matinée performances on Wednesday 14 and Saturday 17.

Get your tickets from €21 via Ticketmaster and the Olympia Theatre Box Office. 

See you there.


Good news for fans of Coppers.

The fantastic Copper Face Jacks The Musical has added another couple of dates due to popular demand.
So if you didn't see it the first time round, you're  in luck.


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It's a musical that just got us – because it's so relatable and sure who hasn't been to Coppers?

It toured around Ireland in the summer of 2018, and was met with rave reviews.

And now it's hitting the stage again.


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In a press release announcing the comeback, it said, ''Packed full of craic, huge laughs, culchies, Dubs, lots of shifting and a stellar cast, COPPER FACE JACKS: THE MUSICAL is set to be the smash hit of the summer all over again as extra dates have just been added due to phenomenal public demand."

The show will be in  the Olympia Theatre from July 10 and will run until 10 August 2019.

Tickets are going from €26 (plus booking fee and €1 restoration levy) for the extra dates and they are on sale NOW.

Nab a ticket at Ticketmaster outlets nationwide or here


Dublin native Gavin James is hitting the road for a new Irish, UK and European tour. 

The singer will be heading to Dublin's Olympia Theatre in April 2019 as part of the tour. 

Dublin will be his final spot on the tour, which includes the UK, Germany, Norway and France. 


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'I’m so happy to release Only Ticket Home to the world on October 26th. I have been on the road constantly since the release of my first record Bitter Pill and this new collection of songs are about the whole process of being away from home and the people you love (it’s also about how amazing it was to be on tour and travel around the world for the last 3 years),' James explained. 

'The album was produced by my buddy Ollie Green, who also co-wrote a lot of the tunes on the album with me. The songs came very quickly after Always was written. Everything took shape when that song was finished, and we knew exactly what the sound was going to be for the record.'

'The record as a whole is very far away from Bitter Pill, I really wanted to step a bit away from the world of ballads with this one so the majority of the record is fairly upbeat. It’s very much a record of happy sad songs.' 


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James is set to play three dates in Dublin, April 17, 18 and 19. 

Tickets from €40.05 including booking fee on sale Friday 28th September at 10am from Ticketmaster.

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Erasure fans, prepare for a bit of disappointment. 

Due to illness and on doctor’s advice, tonight and tomorrow night's sold out concerts at Dublin’s Olympia Theatre have been postponed.

Taking to Instagram, the band wrote: 'After having to cancel last night's concert at The Olympia in Dublin we are deeply sorry to announce that Erasure will also be postponing tonight and tomorrow's shows at the same venue.'


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'Andy Bell has been fighting an infection and was yesterday advised by a throat-specialist to postpone last night's show, the first of three successive sold-out nights the band were due to play at the venue this week.'

'Having returned to the same specialist today Andy has been advised to rest his voice for a little longer and as a result, and with deep regret, we have to announce that the band's scheduled shows tonight (Tuesday) and tomorrow (Wednesday) have also been postponed.'

'We are very aware how devastating this news will be to our loyal audience, and we can only assure you that we would not have taken such drastic action unless it was considered completely necessary.'

The news follows the postponement of the bands concert last night. 

Tickets for all original dates will remain valid for the rescheduled dates which will be confirmed within the next 48hrs.


Let's be honest, there's little as wonderful as the gift of an experience, and there's nothing as wonderful as the gift of an experience you can enjoy alongside the recipient.

So, if you're struggling with your Christmas present list and also feel like treating yourself, you'll need to bring your A-game this Friday morning when tickets for Scala and Kolacny Brothers go on sale.

They came to international attention with their cover of Radiohead’s Creep in The Social Network, and their spine tingling take on Damien Rice The Blower's Daughter brought this unique Belgian combo a legion of faithful fans in Ireland.

Now boasting up to 150 members, the Scala Girls Choir continue to garner rave reviews for their interpretations of classic songs from U2 to Nirvana, Radiohead, The Police, and Metllica as well as the original compositions of the The Kolacny Brothers.

If you want to gift a loved one (and yourself) with an incredible music experience, then this is exactly what you're looking for.

We'll be seeing you there, ladies.



Calling all Vance Joy fans!

The singer-songwriter has officially announced his European tour, and there's a Dublin date on the schedule. 

The musician will be taking to the stage at the Olympia Theatre on March 20 2018. 


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Speaking about his new song Like Gold, which he will be performing on his tour. the musician said:

'I wrote Like Gold after coming off the road at the start of 2016.'

'It started with a simple melody I was humming and the idea of looking back at a relationship.'


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Tickets for the hotly anticipate tour will go on sale this Friday at 9am.

Tickets will be on sale for €21.00, and will go on presale tomorrow for super fans. 


Following consultation with the Government's National Emergency Co-Ordination Group, MCD have confirmed tonight’s Zara Larsson concert at the Olympia Theatre has been rescheduled. 

Determined not to let her Irish fans down, the singer has changed her European travel plans and will now perform at the Olympia theatre tomorrow night, October 17. 

Event organisers say the decision to postpone had been taken in the interest of customer and staff safety, and in light of the widespread cancellation of public transportation due to the National Red Weather alert in place in response to Hurricane Ophelia.

All tickets remain valid for tomorrow night's performance.


The concert schedule for 2018 just keeps getting better and better!

British singer-songwriter, Anne-Marie, has this morning announced that she will play Dublin's Olympia Theatre on Thursday, March 25.

At just 26-years-old, the pop sensation's career has gone from strength to strength over the past few years, having landed two massive features with Snakehips on Either Way (feat Joey Bada$$) and Nick Jonas' Remember I Told You with Mike Posner.

She also supported Ed Sheeran on his UK & Ireland 2017 arena tour and featured on Clean Bandit’s 2016 Christmas number one, Rockabye.

Tha Ciao Adios singer was crowned Best Newcomer at this year’s Nordoff Robbins Silver Clef Awards, and also took home the award for 2016’s biggest-selling UK breakthrough star following the release of her hit single, Alarm.

And it looks like thing are only going to get better for the Essex-born star as her brand new single, Heavy, produced by Invisible Men (Zayn Malik), Nana Rogues (Drake) and MNEK (Zara Larsson, MØ), amassed over one million streams in just three days 

Tickets cost €23 are on sale this Friday at 10.00am via Ticketmaster.


Dua Lipa has been having a major moment, and has topped the Irish charts for weeks with her hit New Rules

The singer announced one Dublin date in her UK 2018 tour, set for April next year. 

Tickets for the covetable gig went on sale this morning, and according to dismayed Twitter users, sold out in seconds. 

The singer even added a second date due to the massive demand, on April 9, which is already sold out too. 

Tickets for the Olympia Theatre concert were going for a mere €29.40.

However, they are now being sold on Ticketmaster's re-sale website, Seatwave, for a whopping price. 

There are eight tickets available for the Olympia Theatre gig being sold on the site for €570.00 each. 

Want you and your closest seven mates to enjoy the gig? Prepare to part ways with €5,377.04. 

Fans are outraged by the massive cost of the re-sale tickets, and are now calling on the musician to notice of the issue.


Following the success of their number one album, Trust The Wire, The Coronas were set to finish off the year in style with two intimate Christmas shows.

Now, due to popular demand, the boys have added a third and final date to the line-up. 

The lads will take to the stage at Dublin's Olympia Theatre on December 5 and 10 for special performances to mark the 10 year anniversary of their debut release, Heroes or Ghosts.


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A third gig has been added on December 7. 

Danny, Dave, Knoxy and Conor say they can't wait to bring their show back to the historic Dublin venue.

'We're delighted to announce that we'll be back in Dublin's Olympia Theatre this Christmas for two special intimate shows,' they said previously. 

Tickets for The Coronas live at The Olympia Theatre cost €33.50 and are available now. 


Calling all indie fans!

Due to phenomenal demand, The Kooks have just announced a third and final Irish show.

The Brighton rockers will bring their 'Best Of' Tour to Dublin's Olympia Theatre on January 18, 19 and 20, 2018.

Since bursting onto the music scene back in 2006, fans have watched the four-piece go from strength to strength, and now, with four studio albums under their belts, the lads are treating fans to a very special live show.

In celebration of the band's 10 year anniversary, fans will get the chance to hear some of their favourite classic hits along with rare B-sides and brand new music.

Tickets are available from Ticketmaster.ie and outlets Nationwide from this Friday at 9am.