Wilco Announce Irish Shows


Wilco have announced two Irish shows.

Courtesy of Open House Festival, the band will also play Belfast’s Mandela Hall on Wednesday, 6th September. It comes 13 years to the month from their last show with the promoters.

Marking their first show in the city since playing Iveagh Gardens festival back in 2016 (revisit our gallery from the show here) the Chicago indie legends will also play 3Olympia Theatre on Friday, 8th September. Wilco last played 3Olympia Theatre back in 1999.

News of the show comes hours on from the Jeff Tweedy-fronted band winning Best Historical Album for the 20th Anniversary edition of Yankee Foxtrot Hotel at this year’s Grammys.

Tickets for the band’s Irish shows go on sale this Friday, 10th February at 9am. Support is to be confirmed.


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