Top 10 gigs in Ireland in 2022 we can’t wait for

This year sees the return to non-stop music talent in front of packed arenas and sprawling outdoor crowds. Read on to see the top ten gigs in Ireland in 2022 we can’t wait for.

2020 very quickly seemed to morph into 2022 as the coronavirus pandemic robbed us of a normal two years and, in the process, robbed us too of the regular flow and stream of gigs across the Emerald Isle.

But things might soon be back to normal as we know it, for most of the restrictions imposed over the last two years are now lifted. There is now a litany of world-class events coming to the indoor arenas and outdoor fields across the country.

Here are the top ten gigs in Ireland in 2022 we can’t wait for.

10. Anne Marie – the hit voice from The Voice

Anne Marie is one not to miss.
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Kicking off our list of the top ten gigs in Ireland in 2022 we can’t wait for is Anne Marie. The singer has released numerous hit singles, such as ‘Rockabye’ and ‘Ciao Adios’.

The English singer takes to 3Arena this year on the banks of the Liffey, and The Voice coach will be a hit with the Irish crowd.

Date: 3 May 2022

Price: €50.65

AddressN Wall Quay, North Dock, Dublin 1, Ireland

Tickets: HERE

9. Lionel Richie – in Dublin All Night Long

Lionel Richie is one of the best gigs in Ireland in 2022.
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The first of many legendary artists to grace the Emerald Isle this year, Lionel Richie’s summer concert is undoubtedly one of the top ten gigs in Ireland in 2022 that we can’t wait for.

The Alabama-born singer will take to St Anne’s Park in County Dublin and will treat his avid fanbase to renditions of ‘All Night Long’, ‘Hello’, and more.

Date: 4 June 2022

Price: €69.90

AddressClontarf East, Raheny, Co. Dublin, Ireland

Tickets: HERE

8. Iron Maiden – a trip to Belfast this summer  

Iron Maiden are making a trip to Belfast this summer.
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Legendary heavy metal band Iron Maiden return to Ireland in June this year and will play to thousands of people in the iconic outdoor venue of Ormeau Park.

This is a must-see for fans of the classic band.

Date: 13 June 2022

Price: £55 / €66

AddressOrmeau Rd, Belfast BT7 3GG

Tickets: HERE

7. Pixies – one of best gigs in Ireland in 2022 we can’t wait for

The Pixies are one of the best gigs in Ireland in 2022.
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Festival Big Top is about to take it up a notch this summer as the Pixies come to Galway in what is one of the top ten gigs in Ireland in 2022 we can’t wait for.

The Pixies are an iconic rock band from the 1990s, and their influence still resonates strongly today.

Date: 15 July 2022

Price: €57.35

AddressFisheries Field, Earls Island, Co. Galway, Ireland

Tickets: HERE

6. Westlife – iconic Irish music in a modern Irish masterpiece

The iconic Irish band Westlife are back again in 2022.
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The Aviva Stadium will host one of the most famous bands ever to hail from the Emerald Isle, and what a fitting venue for it.

The band returned with a bang in 2018 after a six-year hiatus, and their upcoming tour promises to be one of their most explosive yet.

Date: 9 July 2022

Price: €69.50 – 109.50

AddressLansdowne Rd, Dublin 4, Ireland

Tickets: HERE

5. The Script – head north for the arena spectacle

The Script is one of the gigs in Ireland in 2022.
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Kicking off the list of the top five gigs in Ireland in 2022 we can’t wait for is that of another iconic Irish band, The Script, who head northward in May to Belfast.

The SSE Arena will be the gracious host of the Dublin-born band, with frontman Danny O’Donoghue sure to put on an arena spectacle.

Date: 14 May 2022

Price: £46.50 / €55

Address2 Queens Quay, Belfast BT3 9QQ

Tickets: HERE

4. Guns N Roses – back again to storm the Emerald Isle

Guns N Roses is sure to be an amazing show.
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Guns N Roses took Ireland by storm when they played at the famous Slane Castle back in 2017, and now they are back for more with a 2022 show in Marlay Park, Dublin.

This promises to be an unforgettable night and is an easy choice for our top ten gigs in Ireland in 2022.

Date: 28 June 2022

Price: €99.50

AddressGrange Rd, Rathfarnham, Dublin, D14 Y6X5, Ireland

Tickets: HERE

3. Ed Sheeran – a cracker in Croker

Ed Sheeran is one of the gigs in Ireland in 2022.
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Ireland’s premier sporting arena is set to welcome arguably the premier pop artist at the minute as Ed Sheeran returns to Ireland for his new tour.

With new hits such as ‘Shivers’ and ‘Bad Habits’ dominating the charts for months, this one is not to be missed in Dublin.

Date: 24 April 2022

Price: €81

AddressJones’ Rd, Drumcondra, Dublin 3, Ireland

Tickets: HERE

2. Dermot Kennedy – back for more in 2022

Dermot Kennedy is back for more in 2022.
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Just missing out on number one on the list of the top ten gigs in Ireland in 2022 is Dermot Kennedy, the Dublin man who has grown to worldwide acclaim.

His 2021 outdoor tour showed us all just how good this man is and has left us wanting more in 2022. The Rebel County is the ideal place for this gig.

Date: 25 June 2022

Price: €49.90

AddressTramore Rd, Ballyphehane, Cork, Ireland

Tickets: HERE

1. Red Hot Chilli Peppers – the pinnacle of our post-Covid summer

The Red Hot Chilli Peppers top our list of gigs in Ireland in 2022.
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And finally, with an all-deserving award of the best of the gigs in Ireland we can’t wait for in 2022 is the Red Hot Chilli Peppers.

This will be the pinnacle of summer, and post-Covid normality as one of the most iconic bands in music history come to Dublin 14.

Date: 29 June 2022

Price: €89.50 – 136.00

AddressGrange Rd, Rathfarnham, Dublin, D14 Y6X5, Ireland

Tickets: HERE

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