- 14 Mar 23
Tickets on sale this Friday, March 17th.
Dancehall superstar Popcaan has announced his European headline tour for 2023, including a 3Olympia Theatre, Dublin date on May 8th.
The reggae act will be performing his new album Great is He for the first time on the 13-date stretch, produced by Live Nation. The shows will kick off on Saturday, 6 May at Paris’ Salle Pleyel, making stops in the UK, Netherlands, Belgium, Switzerland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Germany, France and Ireland.
The album will feature tracks such as the new single ‘We Caa Done’, with a cameo from Drake. ‘Great He Is’ follows Popcaan’s 2020 project Fixtape. Since then, he’s teamed up with Dre Skull and Mr Eazi for the song ‘Sekkle & Bop,‘ and released solo songs including ‘Skeleton Cartier’ and ‘Next to Me.’
Popcaan has achieved global fame for his unique blend of reggae and dancehall genres. His music has seen the charismatic artist accumulate over a billion streams.
Debut album Where We Come From received critical acclaim, and in 2014 he was nominated for a MOBO Award in the Best Reggae Act category. This was his fourth consecutive nomination, and he went on to win two MOBO Awards in 2015 and 2016.
As one of the most successful dancehall artists, Popcaan has managed to create a global career for himself, with collaborations with some of the biggest names in music across a variety of genres. From Drake and Jamie xx to Pusha T, Giggs and Matoma, as well as Wale, Gorillaz and Davido, Popcaan has demonstrated the far-reaching influence of dancehall music.
Tickets from €29.90 including booking fees on sale Friday, March 17th at 10am.