- 02 Nov 21
Future Islands & Dan Deacon will play Ulster Hall Belfast on March 27th before hitting Vicar Street Dublin on March 29th and 29th, 2022.
Due to phenomenal demand, Future Islands have announced a second Dublin date at Vicar Street on March 29th following the quick sell-out of March 28th.
Baltimore composer Dan Deacon has been confirmed as special guest to Future Islands on their upcoming Irish dates in Belfast and Dublin in March 2022. He recently remixed the Maryland band's track 'Sure'.
Deacon, who is renowned for his extraordinary live shows, is a close friend of the band and was the artist who first brought Future Islands to Ireland in 2009 to perform at Andrew's Lane Theatre in Dublin.
Future Islands are a band whose brilliance was always hiding in plain sight. One viral moment might have catapulted them to worldwide recognition, but they were just doing what they always did - pouring their heart and soul into every moment, and channelling art's great power to spread love and hope.
The American synth-pop band is composed of Gerrit Welmers (keyboards and programming), William Cashion (bass, acoustic and electric guitars), Samuel T. Herring (lyrics and vocals), and Michael Lowry (percussion). The act was formed in January 2006 by Welmers, Cashion and Herring - the remaining members of the performance art college band Art Lord & the Self-Portraits—and drummer Erick Murillo.
Future Islands came to prominence in 2014 with their fourth album Singles released by 4AD. Its lead single 'Seasons (Waiting on You)' was critically acclaimed, with their performance of the track on the Late Show with David Letterman in March 2014 becoming the most-viewed video on the show's YouTube page.
Long, hard years on the road, and the sense of constantly traveling away from something, have shaped the band many ways, both spiritually and physically. Future Islands' new album As Long As You Are is out now on 4AD.
Tickets £27.50 (including booking fee) for Future Islands' and Dan Deacon's Ulster Hall Belfast gig are on sale now, with Vicar Street tickets priced at €35.50 (including booking fee).