Experimental German industrial noise act Einstürzende Neubauten play the National Concert Hall on July 3. With 2020 year being their 40th anniversary, they released a new album, exploring and evoking their own idea of Berlin and the memories and fragments via their typically far-reaching sonic palette. Watch the video for 'La Guillotine de Magritte'.
Tickets are available from NCH.ie, priced €48.50.
New York garage-punk quartet The Bobby Lees - having recently signed to Mike Patton's label Ipecac Recordings - play Belfast's Ulster Sports Club on July 3. Watch the video for 'Hollywood Junkyard'.
Supporting are Belfast punks Problem Patterns.
Tickets are priced £11 from Ticketweb. Doors open at 7.30pm.
West-Midlands grindcore legends Napalm Death return to Ireland for the firs time since 2017, playing Dublin's Voodoo Lounge on July 17, following its rescheduling.
Formed in 1981, they're credited as pioneers of grindcore, bringing elements of crust punk & death metal, and still have the shortest song ever recorded in 'You Suffer' from their classic 1987 debut, Scum. They've released sixteen albums to date, showing remarkable evolution over the years.
Support comes from Unyielding Love and Okus.
Tickets are available from Ticketmaster, priced €25. Doors open at 6pm.
Vicar Street hosts the first show in 19 years from Bright Eyes on September 1.
Back after a 9 year hiatus, Conor Oberst, Mike Mogis & Nathaniel Walcott have regrouped to tour and record in 2020. Their nine albums were, for many, generation defining, burrowing across emo, Americana, folk and alternative rock.
Tickets are priced €37.50-€42.50 from Selective Memory & Ticketmaster. Doors open at 7.30pm.
Justin Vernon aka Bon Iver is set to return to Dublin. Having last played the venue back in 2012, the Wisconsin artist and his band will play 3Arena on October 16, following rescheduling due to The Event. Support on the night comes from Aaron Dessner's Big 37d03d Machine, Vernon’s side-project with the National member.