3 open air summer concerts have been announced for Dun Laoghaire Pier on the June Bank Holiday Weekend. Subject to licence.
Headliners Deacon Blue will be joined by special guests Basement Jaxx (DJ Set) and Stereo MCs on Friday 31 May 2019. Madness will headline on Saturday 1 June and will be joined by Lightning Seeds and Something Happens. On Sunday 2 June, Primal Scream will perform with special guests The Charlatans and Fun Lovin’ Criminals. Early bird tickets go on sale this Friday 29 March 2019 at 9am.
– On 31 May 2019, Deacon Blue return to Dublin this summer following their spectacular sold out Irish shows in Dublin & Belfast last year as part of their ‘To Be Here Someday‘, a celebration of 30 years of Deacon Blue. With a massive catalogue of greatest hits from Real Gone Kid, Dignity to Chocolate Girl, Deacon Blue’s concert filled with career spanning classics is not to be missed.
Joining Deacon Blue at Dun Laoghaire Pier are special guests Basement Jaxx (DJ Set) and Stereo MCs.Basement Jaxx DJ sets always deliver with massive dance floor fillers.Award winning global dance legends Basement Jaxx (DJ set) rose from underground house sensations to release chart topping international singles Romeo, Where’s Your Head At?, Do Your Thing and more. Stereo MCs, one of the most successful hip-hop acts to emerge from the UK, will take to the stage to perform some of their global hits from Connected, Step It Up, Creation,Ground Level, Deep Down & Dirty amongst many others.
– On Saturday 1 June 2019, live favourites Madness are taking their 40th anniversary celebrations to Dublin as they are set to headline Dun Laoghaire Pier with special guests Lightning Seeds and Something Happens. Madness fans can expect a show filled with hit after hit from their chart topping 40 year catalogue. They’ve released twelve studio albums filled with greatest hits and live favourites from One Step Beyond, House Of Fun, Baggy Trousers, Our House to It Must Be Love and many, many more.
Lightning Seeds make a highly anticipated return to Ireland following their special guest performance with Madness in Dublin’s 3Arena last summer. Lightning Seeds will deliver a performance filled with all their hits from You Showed Me, Lucky You, The Life Of Riley and Pure for fans alongside future fan favourites as Ian Broudie is currently writing and recording the first Lightning Seeds release for many years. With a catalogue of hit singles, Legends of the late eighties Irish music scene, Something Happens live show is an unmissable trip down memory lane as the band have released unforgettable hit singles like Parachute and Hello, Hello, Hello, Hello, Hello (Petrol).
– On Sunday 2 June 2019, Primal Scream, who have released a catalogue of influential, ground-breaking albums over the last three decades including ‘Screamadelica’, XTRMNTR, ‘Vanishing Point’ and ‘Riot City Blues, will be joined by special guests The Charlatans and Fun Lovin’ Criminals. Primal Scream release a new, two volume singles compilation in May ahead of the Dublin show – ‘Maximum Rock ’N’ Roll: The Singles’ featuring Rocks, Moving On Up, Come Together and Andrew Weatherall’s ‘Uptown’ mix, and Some Velvet Morning featuring Kate Moss.
Since their debut, The Charlatans have released 13 albums with their 2017 album ‘Different Days’ becoming their 9th Top Ten on the album charts. Awarded a lifetime achievement award from Q magazine, The Charlatans have released a host of hit singles including The Only One I Know, One To Another and North Country Boy. Multi platinum New York City trio Fun Lovin’ Criminals celebrated the 20th anniversary of their debut album ‘Come Find Yourself’, which featured massive single Scooby Snacks, with sold out tours in 2016 and in 2019 released “Another Mimosa”.