No shortage of great gift ideas this week as concert tickets will be hot property for the amazing lineup of acts playing Limerick in 2023.
DERMOT Kennedy has announced a show for Thomond Park, Limerick in July. The Dublin singer/songwriter is one of Ireland’s best selling artists and a hugely popular live performer selling out tours across the world.
He headlined Electric Picnic Festival last September, his biggest festival headline performance to date, playing to over 70,000 people.
Nominated for the “Best International Male” BRIT Award in 2020, Dermot has now amassed nearly 4 billion streams across platforms and has the best-selling debut album in Ireland of this millennium, making him a platinum-selling artist in over 12 countries.
Dermot Kennedy plays Thomond Park Stadium on Friday July 7. Tickets on sale on Friday December 2 at 9am.
HOMEGROWN heroes Hermitage Green will play Live at King John’s Castle on Sunday April 30. Tickets go on sale this Thursday December 1 at 9am.
On the back of selling out the Docklands Festival in June the band now return to the historic site, to the home of some of the best shows of their career.
Hermitage Green has been touring sold-out shows right across the globe, entertaining fans throughout the Middle East, Australia, North America, United Kingdom and Ireland. The band released their album “Hi Generation” in 2021, produced by the legendary Philip Magee.
Barry Murphy from Hermitage Green “King John’s Castle is one of the most iconic venues in the country and we are so excited to be back. We’ve had some of the most incredible nights of our lives on that stage and it’s hard to believe it’s been 4 years since we’ve played there. We cannot wait to get back to King John’s Castle, to our hometown crowd and have another special night”
THE legendary German electronic pioneers bring together music and performance art for this spectacular show in the glorious surrounds of King John’s Castle on Wednesday June 28, 2023.
Kraftwerk concerts are a true “Gesamtkunstwerk – a total work of art.”
Their compositions, using innovative techniques, synthetic voices and computerised rhythms, have had a major international influence across an entire range of music genres: from Electro to Hip Hop, from Techno to SynthPop.
Speaking at today’s announcement Mick Dolan said: “an incredible act to book I fully expect this to be one of our best shows ever, Kraftwerk are the ‘godfathers‘of electronic music and their live shows are well renowned throughout the world”
The multi-media project Kraftwerk was started in 1970 by Ralf Hütter and Florian Schneider. They set up their electronic Kling Klang Studio in Düsseldorf, Germany, where they conceived and produced all Kraftwerk albums.
By the mid 1970’s Kraftwerk had achieved international recognition for their revolutionary electronic ‚sound scapes’ and their musical experimentation with robotics and other technical innovations. With their visions of the future, Kraftwerk created the soundtrack for the digital age of the 21st century.
Starting with the retrospective of their Catalogue at the Museum of Modern Art in New York in 2012, in recent years Kraftwerk have returned full circle back to their origins within the Düsseldorf art scene of the late Sixties.
Kraftwerk play Live At King John’s Castle on Wednesday June 28.
Tickets from www.dolans.ie on sale this Friday December 2, 9am
SKA legends Madness return to Limerick this summer for a concert in King John’s Castle on Friday June 30. The band sold-out their last performance in Limerick Docklands in 2018.
Their last show in Limerick is a particular highlight for many Limerick fans including Mick Dolan.
“Their performance in the docklands was a personal highlight and we are delighted to welcome them back to Limerick.
“Without doubt they are one of the best live bands around and to see them performing in such a unique setting is a must for all music fans”