From Springsteen to Shania – 12 Unmissable Gigs This September

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Concerts in Ireland this september

The Script (September 1, The Academy, Dublin)

Concerts in Ireland this september

Ahead of what is sure to be an emotional appearance at Electric Picnic this weekend, The Script warm-up with this ultra-intimate gig.

The Killers (September 1, Belfast Vital 2023, Boucher Road Playing Fields, Belfast; September 3, Electric Picnic Festival, Stradbally, Co Laois)

Concerts in Ireland this september

Taking a break from making their 8th album, Las Vegas’ finest pop up in Belfast ahead of their Electric Picnic set this weekend, with support coming from Johnny Marr and Cian Ducrot (both of whom both feature at EP too).

Alana Springsteen (September 2, Whelan’s, Dublin)

Concerts in Ireland this september

Deemed one of country music’s most vital up-and-coming international acts, on the back of her History of Breaking Up (Part One) EP, Springsteen (no, not that one!) plays what is likely to be one of her only gigs of this size before mega arenas beckon.

Arlo Parks (September 5, Olympia Theatre, Dublin)

Concerts in Ireland this september

One of the big breakthrough singers of the past few years, Arlo Parks returns to Dublin and the larger confines of the Olympia in support of his new album My Soft Machine.

Obituary (September 3, Limelight 2, Belfast; September 4, The Academy, Dublin; September 5, Dolans Warehouse, Limerick)

Concerts in Ireland this september

Legendary Florida death metal band Obituary plays Dublin again, as part of a mine Irish tour also taking in Belfast and Limerick, this time in support of its 11th album Dying of Everything, which was released earlier this year.

Blink-182 (September 4, SSE Arena, Belfast; September 5, 3 Arena, Dublin)

Concerts in Ireland this september

First gigs in a decade for Blink-182, with the added bonus of new music too.

Wilco (September 8, Olympia Theatre, Dublin)

Concerts in Ireland this september

The mighty Wilco are back for one night only, in support of last year’s Cruel Country album.

Paradise Lost (September 16, The Academy, Dublin)

Concerts in Ireland this september

September may be sparse for metal fans, but while quantity may be lacking, quality certainly isn’t. Hugely inspirational English doom metal pioneers Paradise Lost follow Obituary at The Academy later in the month. British extreme metallers Cancer also pop over for a gig, this month, appearing at Whelan’s on September 30.

Shania Twain (September 19/20, 3Arena, Dublin)

Concerts in Ireland this september

Travel2Ireland will be front row, centre for this one! Maybe. The queen of country returns for a barnstorming 2-nighter on her new Queen of Me tour.

PJ Harvey (September 22/23, Olympia Theatre, Dublin)

Concerts in Ireland this september

Back with her first album in 7 years, the catchily titled I Inside the Old Year Dying, PJ Harvey returns for a 2-night stand at the Olympia.

Dexys (September 25, Olympia Theatre, Dublin)

Concerts in Ireland this september

Never a shrinking violet, Kevin Rowland brings Dexys (formerly Dexys Midnight Runners) to the Olympia for a full top-to-bottom live rendition of their new album The Feminine Divine, but the set will include all the classics also.

Muse (September 27, 3Arena, Dublin)

Irish gigs

Touring the latest album Will of the People, a rare chance to see one of the best live bands of the last couple of decades in a – for them – “intimate” setting.

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