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Posted on 23. Feb, 2014 by admin.

Damien performs at San Remo

On 20 February, Damien performed a couple of tracks at Festival di Sanremo in Italy, which was broadcast live on Italian television.

Damien performed Cannonball and The Blower’s Daughter.

Here’s the video!

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Posted on 27. Dec, 2013 by admin.

Damien Performs at Christmas Busk 2013

Merry Christmas everyone!

Damien again joined Glen Hansard, Bono and others at the Christmas Busk on Grafton Street on Christmas Eve.

Photos and discussion here.

Here’s a short video clip:

New Video:

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Posted on 09. Nov, 2013 by admin.

Damien performs at the Iceland Airwaves Music Festival

Last week, Damien gave a surprise performance at Kaffibarinn, an intimate venue in Reykjavík, Iceland, as part of the Iceland Airwaves Music Festival.

Joining Damien on stage were Joel Shearer, Gyða Valtýsdóttir (Múm) on cello, Shahzad Ismaily on drums and Helgi Jonsson on trombone.

Check out the latest fan reviews of the show, including details of the six songs Damien performed, in the Igloo.

Also, check out photos by Erik Luyten, Amber Zwartbol and Jasper van Dorp and Dennis Stempher.

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Posted on 18. May, 2013 by admin.


In an interview with Charlie Rose this week, Bono mentions Damien Rice as one of his favorite songwriters. It’s part of the conversation that starts 48 minutes in…

Thanks to Cara for sharing the video at Scatter O’ Light

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Posted on 08. May, 2013 by admin.

Belgian Date Added

Damien will be playing at the Lokerse Festival in Belgium on the 8th of August. Full line-up here. Tickets here.

Also recently announced:

18 May – Seoul Jazz Festival @ Olympic Park, Seoul, South Korea
22 Jun – Best Kept Secret Festival, Tilberg, Netherlands
19 Ju – Colours of Ostrava Festival, Ostrava, Czech Republic
27 Jul – Blue Balls Festival, Lucerne, Switzerland

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Posted on 14. Mar, 2013 by admin.


Damien will be performing at the Blue Balls Festival in Lucerne, Switzerland, on 27 July 2013.

Full details here. Thanks to Alessandro for letting us know.

Damien last performed at the festival in 2007.

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Posted on 13. Mar, 2013 by admin.

Best Kept Secret – Netherlands, June 2013

Damien has been added to the line-up for the Best Kept Secret festival in Hilvarenbeek, Netherlands in June. He’s scheduled to perform on Saturday 22 June.

Full details here.

Thanks to Caroline for letting us know!

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Posted on 20. Feb, 2013 by admin.


Damien is returning to South Korea in May to perform at the Seoul Jazz Festival.

The festival runs from May 17 to the 18th at Seoul’s Olympic Park.

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Posted on 12. Feb, 2013 by admin.


According to the Orange County Register, Damien performed The Blower’s Daughter at the Troubadour in Los Angeles last Saturday night with Emmylou Harris.

[Emmylou Harris] ceded the stage to Damien Rice, another singer too long out of the spotlight. With Harris adding soaring harmony, he offered a passionate version of one of his career-launching staples, “The Blower’s Daughter.”

Thanks to Shilelagh for letting us know about this.

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Posted on 12. Jan, 2013 by admin.

Colours of Ostrava Festival (CZ) – July 2013

Damien will be performing at the Colours of Ostrava festival in the Czech Republic in July.

This will be the twelfth year of the festival in Ostrava and it takes place from 18 to 21 July.

Other confirmed artists include Sigur Rós, Asaf Avidan, Irie revoltes, Red Bara, Tata Bojs, Prague selection and Wanastowi Vjecy.

Tickets are available here.

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