Top 10 Gigs in All-Ireland December 2018

These are the best gigs happening in Ireland in December 2018.

December welcomes world-class entertainers to stages around the Emerald Isle. From iconic pop queens to Ireland’s own singer-songwriter legends.

Yep, it’s pretty safe to say that this month will offer some of the best acts we’ve seen all year.

Tickets for these gigs are in high demand (with some of these shows already sold out!), but don’t worry, we’ll give you the breakdown on how to catch a chance to see these top acts live!

10. Fast Love: George Michael

Taking place in Dublin’s 3Arena this December is Fastlove – A Tribute to George Michael. For all you Wham! fans, this will be a night to remember. In memory of the late, great entertainer, the performance will be jam-packed with singalong classics and power ballads to make your knees weak.

When: Saturday 29 December 2018 @ 8pm
Where: 3Arena, North Wall Quay, Dublin 1, Ireland
How Much: €34 – €45
Tickets: HERE

9. Lisa Hannigan

December brings one of Ireland’s most accomplished female singer-songwriters to the stage in Cork. With her multi-instrumental folk melodies and a voice to enchant, it comes as no surprise that Hannigan is one of Ireland’s most loved musicians.

When: Friday 07 December 2018 @ 8.30pm
Where: The White Horse, West Village, Ballincollig, Cork, Ireland
How Much: €23 – €26.50
Tickets: HERE

8. Villagers

Taking place in Róisín Dubh (one of Galway’s leading music and comedy venues) this December is Villagers. With a new album entitled The Art of Pretending to Swim under their belt, this is certainly going to be a highlight of the month. The Irish indie folk-rock band have been climbing their way to international success since their inception in 2008.

When: Thursday 13 December 2018 @ 7.30pm
Where: Róisín Dubh, Dominic Street, Galway, Ireland
How Much: €29.20
Tickets: HERE

7. Hermitage Green

Having stormed onto the music scene in 2010, Hermitage Green have safely secured themselves the title of one of Ireland’s leading bands. Their acoustic folk-rock melodies paired with faultless harmonies mean you’ll be hooked from the start to finish.

Their current tour sees them play across Ireland in the month of December. We suggest Dolans in Limerick! Note: some of their shows have already booked out so nab tickets ASAP.

When: Sunday 30 December 2018 @ 8pm
Where: Dolans, 4 St Alphonsus Streer, Limerick, Ireland
How Much: €30.45
Tickets: HERE

6. Talos

Talos is the stage name of Cork local Eoin French. Simply, one of Ireland’s most compelling current artists and electronic producers, his live shows are nothing short of perfection. Having become a favourite on the gig scene, it is no doubt this one will sell out.

When: Saturday 22 December 2018 @ 8pm
Where: Róisín Dubh, Dominic Street, Galway, Ireland
How Much: €20.90
Tickets: HERE

5. Def Leppard

This epic performance is surely going to be one of the highlights of the month, if not the year. Performing their classic, landmark album Hysteria, these rock gods will entertain thousands at Dublin’s 3Arena. Be there.

When: Saturday 1st December 2018 @ 6.30pm
Where: 3Arena, North Wall Quay, Dublin 1, Ireland
How Much: €65.50
Tickets: HERE

4. Snow Patrol

Get set for one of the year’s hottest gigs this December: Snow Patrol live in Belfast! With over 15 million annual album sales, it’s clear this band are as popular now as ever. Get tickets whilst they’re still on the go.

When: Friday 7 & Saturday 8 December 2018 @ 8pm
Where: SSE Arena, Belfast, Northern Ireland
How Much: £60 – £70
Tickets: HERE 

3. Kylie

Kylie Minogue takes to the stage this December with her new Golden Tour. Promising to be a night of nonstop dancing, singing and classic hits, this golden girl is sure to be one of the hottest things warming up our cool winter climate in December.

When: Monday 3 December 2018 @ 8pm
Where: 3Arena, North Wall Quay, Dublin 1, Ireland
How Much: €65 – €241
Tickets: HERE

2. Damien Dempsey

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Irish singer-songwriter legend Damien Dempsey plays a lineup of shows across Ireland this December. Dates are already starting to be listed as “sold out” so if you intend on snagging any, the time is nigh! We suggest you catch him at Dolans in Limerick City.

When: Friday 7 December 2018 @ 7.30pm
Where: Dolans, 4 St Alphonsus Streer, Limerick, Ireland
How Much: €27
Tickets: HERE

1. Christy Moore

This Irish country-folk legend has got to be the ultimate must-see gig this December in all of Ireland. Playing a marathon of shows across the country to promote his newest album, there are tonnes of opportunities to see him play well into the new year, but his December dates at Dublin’s Vicar Street sold out in a matter of moments.

Seeing as this is the must-see of the month, we vote you check out Gumtree and the Facebook event page to secure some tickets.

When: 10, 11, 17, 18 December 2018 @ 8pm
Where: Vicar Street, 58-59 Thomas Street, Dublin 8, Ireland
How Much: €41.50 – €49.50
Tickets: HERE

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