- 18 Apr 19
Tickets for Wyclef Jean's concert go on sale next Wednesday at 9 a.m.
Wyclef Jean has announced a concert at Naas Racecourse on August 23.
Wyclef Jean's gig is part of BARE in the Woods festival, and marks his first performance in Ireland in 17 years. Additional supporting acts have yet to be announced. The multiple Grammy-winning rapper recently released his Wyclef Goes Back To School mixtape, which he spent nearly a year scouting for fresh talent on college campuses.
"Shit, between the last year of high school and going into college, there are so many kids who are good at music, but they never get discovered," Wyclef told the New Yorker in a recent feature on the process, likening it to American Idol.
The Haitian-born rapper, who gained prominence in the music scene as part of Fugees. He has since released several solo albums, attempted to run in Haiti's presidential election and released his memoir Purpose: An Immigrant's Story.
Tickets for the concert go on sale April 24 via Ticketmaster.