Including St. Patrick’s Day at Bowery Ballroom in New York City
The Coronas --Named Ireland’s #1 Live Act of the Year-- Opened for Bruce Springsteen and Played for President Biden in 2023
With New Studio Album in the Works, ‘The Best Of The Early Days’ Compilation Available Now
Voted #1 “Live Act of the Year” by Hot Press Magazine, Ireland’s popular and hardest-working band The Coronas are set for a 2024 North American tour that will kick off on March 5 at the Empty Bottle in Chicago and will include a St. Patrick’s Day show at New York City’s famed Bowery Ballroom. The Coronas have just come off a monumental year that included supporting Bruce Springsteen in front of more than 65,000 people in London’s Hyde Park last summer and playing for President Joe Biden in County Mayo during the U.S. president’s visit to his ancestral home in Ireland.
The only independent Irish band to have scored three consecutive chart-topping albums, The Coronas—comprising lead vocalist/guitarist Danny O’Reilly, bass guitarist Graham Knox and drummer Conor Egan—recently toured Australia. Highlights of their visit can be viewed here:
The Coronas are just coming off their traditional holiday residency at their hometown Olympia Theatre, with all four shows sold out in a matter of minutes. In addition, they played a guest-star-filled evening at Dublin’s iconic Vicar Street venue with proceeds from the show going to the Dublin Simon Community, which provides essential homelessness services across Ireland. Among those joining The Coronas on “Rainy Night in Soho” as a tribute to the late Shane McGowan of The Pogues.were Niamh Farrell (Hamsandwich), Mundy, Gavin James, Erica Cody and Craig Fitzgerald (The Academic), along with Róisín O, Lar Kaye (All Tvvins) and Cian McSweeney (True Tides). Additionally, legendary singer Mary Black joined her son Danny and daughter Róisín O for performances of her hits “No Frontiers” and “A Woman’s Heart.” The band’s final show of 2023 was at Gleneagle INEC Arena in Killarney, while several 2024 Irish summer festival shows have already been announced.
Tickets for all North American shows are on sale now and here.
The dates are as follows:
March 5—Empty Bottle, Chicago
March 6—Shank Hall, Milwaukee, WI
March 8—The Great Hall, Toronto, ON, Canada
March 12—The Foundry, Philadelphia
March 13—Atlantis, Washington, DC
March 15—Brighton Music Hall, Boston
March 17—Bowery Ballroom, New York City