- 24 Mar 23
One of the country's most promising emerging artists has been announced as the opening act for the exclusive show. Apply for complimentary tickets below...
The countdown is officially on for The Academic's eagerly awaited Windmill Live show – taking place in the Townhall at 1WML in Dublin next Thursday, March 30 – and we're thrilled to announce that Sammy Copley is set to kick off proceedings on the night as the opening act!
Tipped as one of our Hot Press 'Hot For 2023' Irish Acts, Sammy was included among TikTok's Top 10 most viewed artists in Ireland last year. The singer-songwriter has struck a particularly powerful chord with his fans through the hugely popular singles 'To The Bone' and 'Irish Goodbye'. In 2022 alone, he garnered over 3.7 million stream on Spotify, with listeners hailing from 175 different countries.
With sold-out shows and a deal with Tinpot Records under his belt, you can expect to hear lots more of this 21-year-old over the months and years ahead...
This Windmill Live gig – a unique Hot Press treat – follows the success of the The Academic's latest album, Sitting Pretty, which garnered rave reviews, and debuted at No.1 on the Official Irish Albums Chart.
The show – taking place in an iconic structure at the heart of the Windmill QTR – is the latest in a series of lauded gigs, following performances from Gavin James, Lisa Hannigan, The Coronas, Hothouse Flowers and more.
With The Academic about to embark on a major tour of North America, the Windmill Live concert provides the perfect opportunity to catch two remarkable homegrown acts on course for world domination...
To be in with a chance of securing complimentary tickets to this exclusive event on March 30, simply fill out the form below...
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- 02 Jun 23