The 10 HOTTEST Gigs in All of Ireland in April 2019

As April rears its head, Spring in Ireland is in full bloom, and, so too is the music line up of gigs across the Emerald Isle.

April 2019 see’s a lot of local legends take to the stage as well as some seriously epic world-class entertainers and bands.

If you’ve finally recovered after the trauma of Christmas spending, here’s a solid way to spend your next paycheck: on the top 10 gigs in all of Ireland this April.

10. David Gray

David Gray is a British sing-songwriter who has been stealing hearts and wooing us with his melodies since 1993.

This showman, who hails from Cheshire in England, burst onto the scene in the 90s with his debut album, A Century Ends.

Gray has enjoyed a healthy career with UK and US hits and has been nominated (and won) a series of prominent music awards.

Where: Various locations

When: Various times

How Much: Varies

Tickets: HERE

9. Dropkick Murphys

This American Celtic punk band have been popular in Ireland since their inception in the USA all the way back in 1996.

Finding similarities with bands like The Pogues, Dropkick Murphys have enjoyed a steady following of Irish fans for over two decades, and we think their shows in Ireland this April will be sell-outs.

Where: Olympia Theatre, Dublin 2

When: 16-18 April 2019 @ 8pm

How Much: €40.15

Tickets: HERE

8. Talos

Talos is the stage name of Eoin French, an Irish alternative indie-rock musician.

His haunting and mesmerising stage performances accompany resonating and surprising musical melodies and lyrics.

Safe to say Talos is becoming one of Ireland’s hottest young musicians.

Where: Various locations

When: Various times

How Much: Varies

Tickets: HERE

7. Glen Hansard

Local legend Glen Hansard has been around the block quite a few times on the Irish music scene.

He shot, however, into the worldwide sphere with the film Once, where he earned himself an Academy Award Oscar for “Best Song”.

Hansard will be playing in Dublin and Derry this April 2019.

Where: Various locations

When: Various times

How Much: Varies

Tickets: HERE

6. Christy Moore

This Irish epic musician has been playing a mega tour across the island since before the New Year broke and there’s clearly no stopping him.

In April 2019 alone, Moore is playing in four counties across Ireland and this folk legend has been selling out shows across the board.

Get in quick if you want to see him in your locale!

Where: Various locations

When: Various times

How Much: Varies

Tickets: HERE

5. Hudson Taylor

This Irish-American folk singer-songwriter duo will be taking to the stage twice in April. Their first gig will be in Wexford, the second in Limerick. The brotherly duo first formed in 2011 and they have gained quite the cult following since, touring Europe and supporting artists such as Hozier,  Bastille and George Ezra.

Where: Various locations

When: Various times

How Much: Varies

Tickets: HERE

4. Gavin James

Irish singer-songwriter Gavin James has been smashing the charts in Ireland and abroad these past few years.

He won the Choice Music Prize Irish Song of the Year award twice (2013, 2016), and is becoming one of the most talked-about names in the industry.

James is set to play Cork, Dublin, Limerick and Belfast this April 2019; get in quick if you want to snag tickets!

Where: Various locations

When: Various times

How Much: Varies

Tickets: HERE

3. Damien Dempsey

Smash-hit local legend Damien Dempsey will play one night only in April 2019 in Dublin’s Vicar Street. The singer-songwriter originally hails from the capital city and is most celebrated for his Irish traditional and contemporary fusion style.

Where: Vicar Street, Dublin 2

When: 12 April 2019 @ 8.30pm

How Much: €42

Tickets: HERE

2. Rodrigo Y Gabriela

This Mexican classical guitar duo is utterly spellbinding. With one a single show scheduled this April 2019 in Dublin’s Olympia Theatre, it is safe to say it will be in high demand.

Rodrigo Y Gabriela fuse classical, flamenco, rock, and heavy metal. While they now reside in Mexico, their career began in Dublin when they lived in the capital some years ago.

Where: Olympia Theatre, Dublin 2

When: 21 April 2019 @ 7pm

How Much: €38

Tickets: HERE

1. Take That

The ultimate gig that must not be missed this April 2019 is Take That.

The Greatest Hits Live tour kicks off this Spring and plays an impressive amount of dates in Ireland and the UK. Take That are set to take to the stage over two nights in Dublin’s 3 Arena. Mark our words: this will sell out.

Where: 3 Arena, Dublin 1

When: 29-30 April 2019 @ 6.30pm

How Much: €127-241.54

Tickets: HERE