Boards.ie uses cookies. By continuing to browse this site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Click here to find out more x
Post Reply  
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
15-07-2009, 23:19   #1
positivenote
Registered User
 
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 1,348
arthurs day... guinness celebration gigs

HI All,
looking to find out info on whose playing where and where to get tickets for the guiness celebration gigs. iF anyone has any info please let me know as their website aint saying much...
tanx
positivenote is offline  
Advertisement
16-07-2009, 10:28   #2
homerun_homer
Registered User
 
homerun_homer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Chi Town
Posts: 5,026
Send a message via MSN to homerun_homer
Line Up


Tom Jones, Calvin Harris (pictured), David Gray, The Kooks, Richard Hawley, Sugababes, Razorlight, The Enemy, Soul II Soul, Jamie Cullum and Kasabian are among the heavy hitters who’ll be in Dublin on September 24 for Guinness’ 250th birthday celebrations.

Spread across four venues – Tripod, Vicar St., Whelan’s and The Academy – and porter-loving pubs like Oliver St. John Gogarty’s, O’Donoghue’s, Mulligan’s and The Palace Bar, the Arthur’s Day line-up here also includes Noah & The Whale, David Holmes, The Blizzards, The Undertones, Imelda May, Hoarsebox, Mick Flannery, Reverend And The Makers, Noise Control and many more.

Tickets go on sale from Ticketmaster at 9am on July 23 priced €17.59 for the main venue gigs, and €9 for the pub trail ones. All proceeds from ticket sale go to the Arthur Guinness Fund.
homerun_homer is offline  
16-07-2009, 10:31   #3
bandy
Registered User
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Posts: 121
Anybody any ideas of whose playing which venues?
bandy is offline  
16-07-2009, 10:35   #4
homerun_homer
Registered User
 
homerun_homer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Chi Town
Posts: 5,026
Send a message via MSN to homerun_homer
Quote:
Originally Posted by bandy View Post
Anybody any ideas of whose playing which venues?
I believe Kasabian are playing in the grounds of the Guinness brewery.
homerun_homer is offline  
16-07-2009, 20:21   #5
dmcg90
Registered User
 
dmcg90's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Dublin City
Posts: 2,118
Any ideas where Mr Harris himself is playing?
dmcg90 is offline  
Advertisement
16-07-2009, 20:58   #6
heymayo
Registered User
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Posts: 250
Quote:
Originally Posted by ;
Guinness today announced the line-up of artists for Dublin’s Arthur’s Day 250th anniversary celebrations on September 24.

The celebrations begin in Dublin at 17:59 local time with a global toast to Arthur Guinness to mark 250 years since the signing of the 9,000 year lease on the St James's Gate brewery and kick off the beginning of the Arthur’s Day global events.

Some of the music industry’s biggest names including Tom Jones, Sugababes, David Gray, The Kooks, Razorlight and David Holmes as well as some of today’s most influential rising stars such as Imelda May, Republic of Loose, Mick Flannery, Reverend and the Makers, Mystery Jets, Noah and the Whale, Jamie Cullum and Calvin Harris will be joining previously announced artists such as The Enemy, Estelle, Soul II Soul, The Undertones and Kasabian for the Dublin celebrations.

Over 60 Artists will be performing in Dublin and around the world including New York, Lagos, Yaoundé and Asia to mark this remarkable milestone.

In Dublin thousands of people will be coming together to experience the live music events in over 30 venues across Dublin from intimate gigs in 28 Dublin pubs to 4 other music venues and a concert at the St James’s Gate brewery itself.

Grainne Wafer, Guinness Head of Marketing, said: "Consumers will see artists including Tom Jones, David Gray and Imelda May in a Dublin pub for under ten euro, which is a really exciting prospect. Each of the four studio venues will have up to seven international and local artists performing live for a 20-minute set; before making an unannounced appearance for 30 minutes when they perform live in an intimate pub setting.”

At 17:59 in Ireland and around the world, consumers will be joined by Artists and celebrities including Sir Bob Geldof, Guy Ritchie, Carson Daly, Jerry Hall and Sophie Dahl as they take part in this once in a lifetime moment and raise a GUINNESS to Arthur and toast the Arthur Guinness Fund.

Tickets will go on sale via Ticketmaster at 9am on July 23.

Tickets for the four studio venues and the 28 Dublin pubs will cost €17.59 and €9 respectively.

Proceeds from all ticket sales will be donated to the Arthur Guinness Fund

http://breakingnews.iol.ie/entertain...ns-418820.html
Looks Like It be Random..I'd put my money on Mr.Harris playing Academy
heymayo is offline  
16-07-2009, 22:34   #7
AnonoBoy
Registered User
 
AnonoBoy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 17,992
Quote:
Originally Posted by homerun_homer View Post
I believe Kasabian are playing in the grounds of the Guinness brewery.
Excellent, my apartment overlooks that. Anyone got a high-powered sniper rifle I can borrow?
AnonoBoy is offline  
16-07-2009, 22:44   #8
Bluetonic
Registered User
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Posts: 7,403
Quote:
Originally Posted by AnonoBoy View Post
Excellent, my apartment overlooks that. Anyone got a high-powered sniper rifle I can borrow?
They are playing inside a building, Hop Store 13.
Bluetonic is offline  
16-07-2009, 23:22   #9
Knifey_Spoony
Registered User
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Posts: 313
This is going to sound realllllly pedantic....but are you able to change the incorrect spellings in the title of this thread, so that it shows up in searches?

I.e. Arthur's, instead of Arturs, and, Guinness, instead of Guiness.

I can't wait for these gigs.
Pity there isn't one happening in The Olympia though.
Knifey_Spoony is offline  
Advertisement
17-07-2009, 09:19   #10
DigItOut
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Posts: 1
where did you hear Kasabian were playing the Brewery??
DigItOut is offline  
17-07-2009, 09:37   #11
Bluetonic
Registered User
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Posts: 7,403
Quote:
Originally Posted by DigItOut View Post
where did you hear Kasabian were playing the Brewery??
It's all on www.guinness.com

@Knifey_Spoony - did you try a PM to a mod before the public post?
Bluetonic is offline  
17-07-2009, 10:27   #12
homerun_homer
Registered User
 
homerun_homer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Chi Town
Posts: 5,026
Send a message via MSN to homerun_homer
Quote:
Originally Posted by AnonoBoy View Post
Excellent, my apartment overlooks that. Anyone got a high-powered sniper rifle I can borrow?
Will you be able to get an accurate shot as they chew their jaws off?

Quote:
Originally Posted by DigItOut View Post
where did you hear Kasabian were playing the Brewery??
Heard this a few months ago from a friend in the know.
homerun_homer is offline  
17-07-2009, 10:36   #13
Bluetonic
Registered User
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Posts: 7,403
Quote:
Originally Posted by homerun_homer View Post
Heard this a few months ago from a friend in the know.
It's no big secret, it's been online a while now.
Bluetonic is offline  
17-07-2009, 17:32   #14
AnonoBoy
Registered User
 
AnonoBoy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 17,992
Quote:
Originally Posted by homerun_homer View Post
Will you be able to get an accurate shot as they chew their jaws off?
I'll do my best.

You can have a go if you like (in exchange for a Pixies ticket!)
AnonoBoy is offline  
18-07-2009, 12:27   #15
jamieh
Registered User
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Posts: 1,975
Hi all,

Could someone tell me which venue David Gray is playing?

Can't find it on the site!
jamieh is offline  
Post Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Remove Text Formatting
Bold
Italic
Underline

Insert Image
Wrap [QUOTE] tags around selected text
 
Decrease Size
Increase Size
Please sign up or log in to join the discussion

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search



Share Tweet