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Concerts and Gigs

Concerts & Gigs

Placido Domingo

17th Jan at the 3Arena
World famous tenor Plácido Domingo announces that his Dublin concert on May 31st has been rescheduled until January 17th, 2016.

The Dublin show was one of only a handful of concert performances scheduled for 2015 outside of Mr Domingo's opera roles . The rescheduled concert will be performed with the RTE Concert Orchestra, conductor Eugene Kohn and several world renowned special guests including two amazing sopranos. It will be an intimate setting in the 3Arena, set up for the special occasion. This will be a night not to be missed.

Doors open 6.30pm.

Wet Wet Wet

23rd Feb 2016 at 3Arena
The legendary group have sold over 15 million records whilst notching up over thirty UK chart hits including three number 1’s. Alongside this incredible success, performing amazing live shows has always been at the heart of what Wet Wet Wet do. Since coming to prominence in 1987 they have played to over 5 million people across the globe.

The tour announcement coincides with the 20th anniversary of their huge No. 1 album Picture This which included the hits Julia Says, Don’t Want to Forgive Me Now, Somewhere Somehow, She’s All On My Mind, Morning and of course Love is all Around.

Tickets are priced from 44.05 Euro.

Tommy Fleming

28th Feb 2016 - Bord Gais Ene...
A Tommy Fleming concert is a unique and emotional musical experience suitable for all ages. His performance is always delivered with electric emotion and surrounded by his world class band. Tommy’s concert is the one concert this year you should not miss.

The West’s Awake album released in 2014 has been one of Tommy’s biggest selling albums it brings Tommy back to his roots musically as he has included songs like ‘Sonny’, ‘The West’s Awake’ and ‘John O Dreams’.

Tickets priced from 30.00 Euro.

X Factor Live Tour 2016

19th Feb 2016 at the 3Arena
X Factor Live Tour 2016 is: Anton Stephans, 4th Impact, Reggie ‘N’ Bollie, Louisa Johnson, Lauren Murray, Che Chesterman, Mason Noise and Seann Miley Moore.

Kicking off on 12th February 2016 in Aberdeen, The X Factor 2016 Live Tour will be stopping in BELFAST & DUBLIN as well as travelling to Glasgow, Brighton, Bournemouth, Leeds, Birmingham, Cardiff, London, Nottingham, Liverpool, Newcastle, Sheffield and Manchester with contestants performing classic songs and viewers’ favourites from the TV series.

Attended by over three million people, The X Factor Live Tour has been one of the most successful annual arena tours in the UK & Ireland for the past eleven years.

Tickets are priced from 26.90 Euro.

All Time Low

16th Feb 2016 at the 3 Arena
Since bursting onto the scene in 2003, All Time Low has released six  studio albums, toured with bands such as Blink 182, Green Day, Fall Out Boy and Foo Fighters, played major festivals around the world, including Reading/Leeds in the UK, Soundwave in Australia, Summersonic in Japan, and the legendary Vans Warped Tour in the U.S. The band has also won numerous awards throughout their career, including Kerrang! Awards for ‘Best International Band’ in both 2013 and 2015.

They’ve repeatedly topped the charts, sold over 1.3 million albums worldwide, raked in 100+ million views on YouTube, toured with the biggest names in music, and have taken over airwaves around the globe… All Time Low is a bona fide worldwide sensation and they’re kicking off a whole new chapter in 2015.

Wet Wet Wet

23rd February 2016 at the 3Are...

Wet Wet Wet will perform at the 3Arena on Tuesday 23rdFebruary 2016 as part of the Big Picture Tour 2016.

They will be joined by special guest Mark Feehily, who was amember of Westlife.

Alongside this incredible success, performing amazing liveshows has always been at the heart of what Wet Wet Wet do. Since coming toprominence in 1987 they have played to over 5 million people across the globe.


5th April 2016 at the 3Arena

Muse announced their live return with a date at Dublin’s 3Arena on April 5th 2016. This show is part of the first list of cities/countries of what will be an extensive world tour in support of their hugely acclaimed global No 1 album Drones. 

'The Drones World Tour’ will see the band perform for the first time “in the round” from the middle of the arena. The band are renowned for pushing boundaries in terms of their stage production and the Drones World Tour will be no exception. This stage design and configuration will give fans a true 360 degree audio/visual sensory experience. Muse’s tours have been described by the international press as “epic”, “amazing” “ambitious” and this show will be no exception. The band has just completed a spectacular European Festival run  this summer which saw some of the best reviews of their career.

Janet Jackson

2nd April 2016 at the 3Arena
Janet Jackson is one of the most influential entertainers of the modern era. Her music has won her 6 Grammy Awards, 2 Emmy Awards, a Golden Globe Award, a nomination for an Academy Award along with dozens of American Music Awards, MTV Video Music Awards, BET honoree, and Billboard Music Awards. She has received accolades as an actor as well, including the NAACP Best Supporting Actor award.  Janet is a published author, choreographer, dancer, businessperson, philanthropist and one of biggest-selling artists in popular music history.

With sales of over 160 million records worldwide, Janet Jackson stands as one of the best-selling artists of all time with a string of hits that have left an indelible impression on pop culture. 

5 Seconds of Summer

26th & 27th April 2016 at the ...

From the start, 5SOS were united by a love of punk-rockmusic and a vision of bringing it into the pop stratosphere. They played theirfirst gig together in late 2011, performing for about a dozen people at a hotelin their hometown of Sydney, Australia. Three years later, they were headliningthe Forum in Los Angeles, where they played for 25,000 fans during a sold-out,two-night stand.

The new album hit the No. 1 spot on iTunes in 50 differentcountries within hours of the pre-order going live and 5SOS was the No. 1 acton iTunes worldwide.  Lead single ‘She’sKinda Hot’, a lyrically mischievous riot of an anthem, also topped the iTunescharts in 41 countries.

The 1975

24th March 2016 at the 3Arena

The 1975 will perform at the 3Arena Dublin on Thursday 24thMarch 2016.

The 1975 are a British alternative rock band formed inManchester. The group consists of Matthew Healy (vocals, guitar), Adam Hann(guitar), George Daniel (drums, backing vocals) and Ross MacDonald (bass).


23rd April 2016 at the 3Arena

UB40 return to 3Arena with their greatest hits show, performing their classic albums Labour of Love 1 & 2 on Saturday 23rd April 2016.

Hear the voice of UB40’s Ali Campbell perform the classics Red Red Wine, Cherry O Baby, Many Rivers To Cross, Please Don’t Make Me Cry, Here I Am, Come and Take Me, Kingston Town and many more.

Backed by a 14 piece band, Ali, Astro and Mickey are back on top of the reggae game with this new squad. A special night out for all lovers of reggae as the band play all their hits as well as their covers of the songs that inspired them.


4th & 5th March at 3 Arena
Adele will play live at the 3Arena Dublin on 4th & 5th March 2016 as part of her European tour 2016.

Adele is set to embark on a tour of the UK and Europe in early 2016. This is her first tour in 4 years. Commencing in Belfast, the UK and Irish leg of the tour will include dates in Dublin, Manchester, London, Glasgow and Birmingham.

Adele's latest album "25" is her latest album, her new single "Hello" was released in November 2015.

Doors open 6.30pm.

Little Mix - The Get Weir...

30th Mar at the 3 Arena
Perrie Edwards, Jesy Nelson, Leigh-Anne Pinnock and Jade Thirlwall became Little Mix in 2011. They have sold over 7 million records, had two UK No.1 singles and two platinum albums ‘DNA’and ‘Salute’. As well as a successful arena tour they have been the recipients of both a Cosmo Ultimate Woman Award and a Glamour Women Of The Year Award. With over half a billion YouTube and Vevo views worldwide, they’ve also successfully become one of Britain’s greatest exports with massive tours in the US, Australia and Japan – breaking the Spice Girls’long-held record of highest debut US chart position for a UK girl group in the process.

Tickets for this event are priced from 37.00 Euro

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis

15th/16th April 2016 - 3 Arena
Macklemore & Rayn Lewis will perform on 15th & 16th April 2016 at the 3Arena.

Due to demand, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis have added a second 3Arena Dublin show to their European tour, their first in nearly two years, playing their biggest shows on the continent to date including London’s O2 Arena, Accor Hôtel Arena in Paris, 3Arena in Dublin and Belfast’s SSE Arena. The 31-date tour follows an intimate run of historic US theatres in January and February.

Doors open 6.30pm.

Dixie Chicks

4th May 2016 - 3 Arena
The Dixie Chicks are witty, charming and sometimes irreverent, but above all, incredible musicians and songwriters.  With over 25 million albums sold, Dixie Chicks are the biggest selling female band of all time in the U.S.

The 13-time Grammy Award® and 10-time CMA Award winners the Dixie Chicks became the first (and to date, only) female group in music history to earn two consecutive diamond album certifications by the RIAA, for U.S. sales in excess of 10 million copies each of Wide Open Spaces (released 1998) and Fly (1999).

Ranked among the Top 20 country acts of the ’90s and ’00s the Dixie Chicks broad populist following across the U.S. and Canada, the UK and Australia, every point on the global compass where country music is played.

Dixie Chicks are Natalie Maines, Martie Maguire and Emily Robison.

Tickets are priced from 49.65 Euro.


31st May at 3Arena
After 10 years, the wait is over, Busted are back! See Matt Willis, James Bourne & Charlie Simpson live AT 3Arena Dublin, May 31 2016.

With an incredible five million record sales, two 4 x platinum albums and four number one singles to their name, a staggering 700,000 concert tickets sold in one year, two BRIT Awards and a Record of the Year Award, Busted are one of the biggest home-grown pop acts of the 21st century. Busted? These boys are fixed, back and ready to shake up the pop world all over again.

Tickets are priced from 53.15 Euro.

Christy Moore

6th May 2016 - Bord Gais Energ...

Christy Moore is returning to the Bord Gais Energy Theatre on 6th May 2016.

Christopher Andrew "Christy" Moore (born 7 May 1945) is an Irish folk singer, songwriter and guitarist. He is one of the founding members of Planxty and Moving Hearts. His first album, Paddy on the Road was recorded with Dominic Behan in 1969. In 2007, he was named as Ireland's greatest living musician in RTE's People of the Year Awards.

Tickets for the event are priced from 39.50 Euro.

Bruce Springsteen

27th & 29th May 2016 at Croke ...

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band will perform atCroke Park Stadium as part of the River Tour on 27th & 29th May 2016.

The River Tour, Springsteen’s first in two years, followsthe December release of The Ties That Bind: The River Collection, a boxed setthat contains the original The River album, along with outtakes, unreleasedsongs and a two-hour concert film from 1980.


21st June 2016 at the Aviva St...
Rihanna will perform at the Aviva Stadium Dublin on 21st June 2016

Rihanna has become a modern music, entertainment and fashion icon. As an accomplished performer, she has sold 54 million albums and 210 million digital tracks worldwide making her the top-selling digital artist of all time. She’s released 7 albums in 7 years, achieved 13 #1 singles and won 8 Grammy Awards. She is the most viewed artist on Vevo / YouTube with over 7 billion views and 23 Vevo certified videos, the most of any artist. She is also one of the biggest artists on Facebook with over 81 million friends.

In addition, she’s successfully launched six fragrances, two capsule collections with Armani, as well as four River Island collections and is currently the spokesperson for MAC & Viva Glam and the new face of Dior’s ‘Secret Garden’ campaign.

Bryan Adams

10th May 2016 at the 3Arena

Bryan Adams will perform at the 3Arena on 10thMay 2016.

Get Up is Bryan Adam’s latest album and it is a body of workthat Adams is truly proud off and with multi-instrumentalist, songwriter,producer Jeff Lynne - whose credits include The Beatles, Paul McCartney, RandyNewman and Tom Petty, as well as being the co-founder, producer and member ofthe Traveling Wilburys - at the helm shaping the record, Get Up will sit nicelyalongside Adams’ earlier classics.

Neil Young

8th June 2016 at the 3Arena
Neil Young not only remains to be one the most vital songwriters and live performers of these times, he is one of the most rebellious and outspoken individuals in the modern music industry. On his latest live outing, the Rebel Content Tour, Young continues an anti-corporate and strong environmentalist narrative, drawing upon the contrast of old classics and new material from the heavily political 36th studio album The Monsanto Years, separated with acoustic sets and full-blown rock jams.

Joining him on the journey is his band Promise of the Real, featuring Willie Nelson’s prodigious sons Lukas and Micah, alongside Corey McCormick on bass and Anthony Logerfo on drums.

Hans Zimmer

26th May 2016 at the 3Arena
This 2016 tour comes off the back of two very special ‘Hans Zimmer Revealed’ shows at London’s legendary Hammersmith Apollo in 2014. The sell out shows were rapturously received by critics and the public alike. Incredibly in a Hollywood career that has spanned decades, these were Hans’s first full shows and were made even more special by the appearance of two of Zimmer’s collaborators guitarist Johnny Marr and Pharrell Williams.

Like the Hammersmith shows, ‘Hans Zimmer Live On Tour’ will be a visual spectacular designed and lit by the world-renowned lighting designer Marc Brickman. Marc has worked with everyone from Pink Floyd to Nine Inch Nails to Barbra Streisand and is responsible for the lighting of the Empire State Building in New York. The Hans Zimmer show will not only sound unlike any other it will also look unlike any other.

Il Divo

17th May 2016 at the 3Arena

Brought together by Simon Cowell in 2003, Il Divo (Urs Buhler, Sebastien Izambard, Carlos Marin and David Miller), spearheaded an entirely new musical genre with their groundbreaking debut album in 2004. The multi national four piece have gone on to achieve unparalleled success around the world with 30 millions album sales, 50 Number 1 Records, 160 gold and platinum awards in over 33 countries and four sold out world tours.

Il Divo have released six albums to date. After their platinum eponymous debut, subsequent albums – Ancora (2005), Siempre (2006), The Promise (2008) and Wicked Game (2011) built on the group’s winning combination of virtuoso and mass appeal. Their 2013 recording, A Musical Affair, was their celebration of Broadway and West End classics.

Beyonce - Formation World...

9th July 2016 at Croke Park St...

Beyonce will perform at Croke Park on Saturday 9th July 2016as part of her Formation World Tour. This will mark Beyonce's largest Irishtour to date.

Some of her hit singles include, Single Ladies, If I Were A Boy, Crazy In Love, Run The World, Halo and much more. The Formation World Tour is Beyonce's first solo tour sinceher ambitious Mrs. Carter Show World Tour in 2013. The sold-out tour spanningtwo years and five continents thrilled nearly two million fans and was hailedby critics worldwide. During the summer of 2014, Beyonce and Jay Z launched thesix-week On The Run Tour, playing major stadiums in the US. They ended the tourin Paris, France in September 2014 with two additional dates that were filmedfor an HBO Special that was nominated for an Emmy Award.

Andrea Bocelli

28th September 2016 at the 3Ar...

International superstar Andrea Bocelli has announced a Dublin concert to take place at 3Arena on 28 September 2016.

As was the case with all of his previous sold out Dublin concerts, Maestro Bocelli will be accompanied by an orchestra and choir.

With over 80 million albums sold worldwide, Andrea Bocelli has been honoured with star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, his Central Park concert in 2011 entered the history of music as one of the greatest live performances of all time, and he has had the honour of performing live in front of three Presidents of the United States, three popes, and royal families all over the world.

Rod Stewart

18th November 2016 at the 3Are...

Rod Stewart from Gasoline Alley to Another Country, Rod willperform live at the 3Arena on 18th November 2016.

Rod Stewart is one of the best-selling artists in thehistory of recorded music, with over 200 million records sold worldwide. Hissignature voice, style and haircut have transcended all genres of popularmusic, from rock & roll, new wave and even tackling the Great American SongBook; making him one of the few stars to enjoy continued success over fivedecades. He has garnered two inductions into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame andwon countless awards including a Grammy and the ASCAP Founders Award for songwriting. Rod Stewart is sure to enjoy many more years of success in the studioand on the stage alike.

Justin Bieber - Purpose W...

1st & 2nd November 2016 at the...
Justin Bieber will perform at the 3Arena on 1st & 2nd November 2016 as part of his Purpose World Tour

The hype around Justin Bieber’s new music has hit an all-time high and shows no signs of slowing down. With a global #1 album release in over 100 countries and consecutive #1 singles, the album is shattering records worldwide including a record for having 17 songs in the Hot 100 in one week (beating The Beatles and Drake) and a new Spotify record for global streaming with over 200 million album streams first week.

Justin has had a Number 1 album in over 100 countries, his success grows as he continues to sell out venues on his new tour.