The Top 5 Summer Dublin Concerts in 2022
This summer in Dublin you’re guaranteed to have a great time on your university break if you’re a music lover.
There are a ton of Dublin concerts taking place this year. After a couple of tough years after the pandemic, now is the perfect time to take advantage and live your best life this summer.
Here is a guide to just a few of the music events that will be cropping up in Dublin this summer.
Dublin Concerts June 2022
Mother Pride Opening Party - June 24th, National Museum Of Ireland, Collins Barracks, Dublin
This year’s Mother Pride opening party is headlined by Years and Years, kickstarting a weekend of Pride celebrations.
Olly Alexander, who releases music under the name of Years and Years, is a trailblazer in the world of pop.
Olly has fearlessly raised important discussions around mental health, and issues affecting the LGBTQ+ community.
He will be performing music from his Years and Years album ‘Night Call’ at the Dublin concert in June.
Red Hot Chili Peppers - 29th June, Marlay Park, Rathfarnham, Dublin
This legendary band will take to Dublin’s Marlay Park as part of their 2022 World Tour.
On 29th June their Dublin concert will take place, supported by Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals and Thundercat.
Throughout the tour other supporting artists include The Strokes, Beck and St. Vincent.
What’s more, the guitarist and ‘cosmic musician’ John Frusciante will return to the group for the tour to perform career-spanning hits as well as new music.
Dublin Concerts July 2022
Westlife - 8th July, Aviva Stadium, Dublin
The UK's & Ireland’s biggest-selling album group of the 21st century, Westlife, will visit Dublin as part of their Wild Dreams Tour.
The Dublin concert will be the first of many dates on the tour which sees the band playing in Ireland and the UK.
You’ll be able to get close to these massive Irish legends, as they belt out their old chart topping hits as well as new pop anthems from their Wild Dreams album, including the single ‘Starlight’.
Don’t miss the opportunity to see the world’s biggest band of the 21st century!
All Together Now - 29th-31st July, Curraghmore Estate, Co Waterford
Set in the gorgeous greenery of the Curraghmore Estate, this festival is well worth seeking out.
All Together Now will run across the August Bank Holiday weekend and offers a great mix of music, spoken word, comedy, theatre, debate, art and workshops.
Some of the confirmed acts are Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Sinead O’Connor, and Underworld, amongst others.
Dublin Concerts August 2022
Madness - 6th August, Dublin 3Arena
One of the UK’s national treasures, this iconic British music group scored 13 UK top 10 hit singles in the 1980s.
We all know and love Baggy Trousers, It Must Be Love, and the House of Fun. Now you can sing along with Suggs and co at their concert in the Dublin 3Arena this August!
You’d be mad to miss out!
Gorillaz - 17th August, Dublin 3Arena
In their first Irish event since 2018, Gorillaz will take to the stage at the 3Arena on 17th August.
Created by Damon Albarn of Blur fame, this virtual band’s debut album was released in 2001.
Since then they’ve gone on to have a plethora of hit releases, including Demon Days (2005), Plastic Beach (2010), The Fall (2011), Humanz (2017), The Now Now (2018), and Song Machine – Season One: Strange Timez (2020).
The Guinness Book of World Records has named them the world's most successful virtual act. Take this opportunity to see a virtual band live - it’ll definitely be a unique experience and won’t disappoint!
Liam Gallagher - 27th August, Dublin Royal Hospital Kilmainham
Everyone knows to expect the unexpected from this Manc legend.
The former Oasis frontman will descend upon Dublin to treat fans to his famed northern attitude, as well as some amazing tracks from his new album ‘C'mon You Know'.
The album is the follow-up to Liam's two studio albums, 'As You Were' released in 2017 and 'Why Me? Why Not.'
So brush the cobwebs off your bucket hat, get your swag on and have a go…if you think you’re hard enough!