Ireland’s Musical events for 2017

Ireland attracts many celebrities and artists that go on tour in Europe, I’ve gathered a list of all the tourists and locals who plan their vacation in Ireland to make sure you don’t miss on any of them. Even if you don’t know some of them and have never been to any of the concerts these bands are having in 2017, you most likely have a few friends who do and deserve to know the when and where.

New Years Eve 2016-2017 – NYF Dublin

New Years Festival(NYF) is an event you don’t want to miss, I was there on my first time in Ireland 3 years ago, and ever since always thought of my time going to a New Years event.
Come prepared for some live music with famous bands, fireworks and a kiss with your lover at midnight that you’ll never forget. Food & Beer is served at stalls through the whole event.

3 Days of festivities in Dublin to celebrate the upcoming new year of 2017.

Countdown Concert on the 31st of December will include Walking on Cars, The Blizzards, Briand Deady and Little Hours.

Full details for the 3 days of festivities in Dublin to celebrate the upcoming new year of 2017 can be found here.


Christy Moore

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Born in Newbridge, Co. Kildare. Christy is an Irish folk singer, songwriter and talented guitarist. if you’re a fan of Irish music and the banter of Temple Bar music – do not miss this one!

He’s scheduled for now to perform on the following dates:
Monday 2nd of January
Tuesday 3rd of January
Friday 17th of February moore&q=Christy moore

Nathan Carter

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He’s my favourite country singer in Ireland, his songs and music turns your heart to life and cheers you up immediately.
Scheduled to appear in several countries – here’s the list of places he’s going to be on in Ireland on the link below. Carter&q=Nathan Carter

Drake – Saturday and Sunday, 19th and 20th of February


Known rapper from the United States will be visiting Ireland, they even added an extra day due to popular demand. 

Lindsey Stirling – Wednesday 5th of April

Lindsey Stirling

Let’s get the elephant out of the room, this lady is my favourite musician. I’ve been to her unforgettable event here in 2014 and followed her for years before that.
She’s a violinist that is liked amongst fans for her ‘recovery’ from the harsh words said to her in “America’s got Talent”. She’s a sensational performer that has inspired many to pick up a music instrument and follow their own dreams. My tickets have been booked, and yours?

Iron Maiden – Saturday 6th of May

iron maiden

Iron Maiden are a British heavy metal band formed in Leyton, East London, in 1975 by bassist and primary songwriter Steve Harris. The band’s discography has grown to thirty-eight albums, including sixteen studio albums, eleven live albums, four EPs, and seven compilations.

Take That, 15 and 16 of May

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Take That is an English pop group, formed in Manchester in 1990. The group currently consists of Gary Barlow, Howard Donald, and Mark Owen. The original line-up also featured Jason Orange and Robbie Williams.

Fans who went to their previous events described the show as electric and fun that anyone would enjoy. 

Electric Picnic 31st of August

electric picnic

Everyone is looking forward in Ireland towards Electric Picnic, a 3 days festival that gathers artists and funky people with creative minds who are looking to let loose a bit. you’re destined to enjoy the craic.
Suzanne Jackson has all the great tips you need to prepare for the time you’re going to be there.

Olly Murs – Monday 3rd of April, Dublin. (or Wednesday 5th of April in Belfast)

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Oliver Stanley is an English singer and songwriter, he’s most known for as the runner-up in X-Factor 2009 and his song “Up” with Demi Lovato, “Troublemaker” and “Dance with Me Tonight”
With millions of views and nearly 1.5 million subscribers to his youtube channel.

Ariana Grande –  Saturday 20th of May

ariana grande

One of the most known singers in America and is also an actress. one of her most famous songs is “Problem” with Iggy Azalea, she’ll be in Dublin this year in May and will be playing in 3Arena.
Are you coming?

Aerosmith – Wednesday 14th of June


That’s right, Aerosmith is setting out on a “Farewell” tour and that might just be the last of them that you might see on the road. So, now’s a good time to book your tickets.

Coldplay – Saturday 8th of July


The incredible Rock Band – Coldplay have the most amazing songs and I’m a huge fan of them, you’ve all heard their songs on the Radio hundreds of times even if you don’t know their name.
You shouldn’t miss this gig!

Radiohead – Saturday 4th of November


Radiohead has been a huge band for a long while now, and has some of the most critically acclaimed music. Their music is creative and powerful, first listeners will either like or will experience a change in music style is coming to this decade.

Have I missed a band or a musical event? Sorry…!
Let me know in the comments below and I’ll add them to the list 🙂