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Iveagh Gardens, Friday 19th July
The Academic – Live at Iveagh Gardens + special guest Orla Gartland.
Last summer, Westmeath indie rockers The Academic played an unforgettable sold out gig at Iveagh Gardens. They will make a very welcome return this summer to play the venue once again. Back in Ireland for a highly anticipated Irish tour including two sold out dates in Vicar Street. Craig, Dean, Matt and Stephen have spent the majority of year making waves in the US. The 4 piece have enjoyed a meteoric rise since releasing their debut EP Loose Friends just 3 years ago. A Choice Music Prize nomination for their debut single Different was followed by sold out shows and tours across the US the UK and Europe with over 40,000 tickets sold.
Their hit song Bear Claws, described as an “indie banger” by Clash Magazine, was the first single from their highly anticipated debut album Tales From The Backseat, which went to number one in the official Irish Album charts and also entered the Billboard Alternative Top 40 airplay chart in the US. It was also album of the week at BBC Radio 1 in the UK.
- Friday 19th July
- Iveagh Gardens, Clonmel Street, Saint Kevin's, Dublin 2, Ireland