- 28 Mar 23
Ireland has long enjoyed a special relationship with live music. That's why, as part of a special feature, we're celebrating the venues that provide a crucial platform for Irish and international acts to share their music with gig-goers right across the country. Next up, we're heading to Dublin...
72 Dame St, Temple Bar, Dublin 2
Tel: (01) 679 3323
One of the most revered venues in the capital – which has undergone a slight name change in recent years – 3Olympia Theatre has hosted the iconic likes of James Brown, David Bowie, Radiohead, Blur, PJ Harvey, Suede, Manic Street Preachers, Pixies, Queens Of The Stone Age and much, much more. A wonderfully atmospheric room with impeccable sound, the venue is set to welcome plenty more heavy-hitters over the months ahead.
3Olympia Theatre was crowned Hot Press Live Music Venue of the Year at the recent IMRO Live Music Venue Awards.
Capacity: 1,247 (fully seated), 1,600 (partially standing and seated)
Recent gigs: Carly Rae Jepson, Self Esteem, The Coronas
Upcoming Gigs: Tori Amos (March 28 & 29), Eels (March 31), Lea Heart (April 2), Razorlight (April 5), Mimi Webb (April 7 & 8), The Wolfe Tones (April 16 & 17), Birdy (April 25), Remembering Noel Bridgeman (May 4), Black Country, New Road (May 5), Ron Sexsmith (May 6), Pusha T (May 15).