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Posted on 04. May, 2012 by admin.

 

Thanks to Marta for letting us know that Damien has confirmed another European date – this time in Prague, on 10 July.

Here is the latest list of European tour dates – we’ll keep updating you if more are confirmed.

- 30 June Hop Farm Festival, England
- 5 July Days Off Festival in Paris, France
- 10 July Roxy, Prague, Czech Republic
- 11 July WUK, Vienna, Austria
- 12 July Gent Jazz Festival in Gent, Belgium
- 25 July Grado Festival Ospiti d’Autore, Diga Nazario Sauro, Grado, Italy
- 27 July Ferrara Sotto Le Stelle, Cortile del Castello Estense, Ferrara, Italy
- 28 July Cavea del Nuovo Teatro dell’Opera, Florence, Italy
- 30 July Cavea dell’Auditorium Parco Della Musica, Rome, Italy

Thanks to NineCrimes.it for discovering the Italian dates!


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Posted on 02. May, 2012 by admin.

 

Lisa has added some more tour dates for the US, Canada, Ireland, Spain and Portugal!

Check out the full set of tour dates here.


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Posted on 21. Apr, 2012 by admin.

 
More European Dates Confirmed

A few more dates have been confirmed this summer in Europe…

- 30 June Hop Farm Festival, England
- 5 July Days Off Festival in Paris, France
- 12 July Gent Jazz Festival in Gent, Belgium
- 25 July Grado Festival Ospiti d’Autore, Diga Nazario Sauro, Grado, Italy
- 27 July Ferrara Sotto Le Stelle, Cortile del Castello Estense, Ferrara, Italy
- 28 July Cavea del Nuovo Teatro dell’Opera, Florence, Italy
- 30 July Cavea dell’Auditorium Parco Della Musica, Rome, Italy

Thanks to NineCrimes.it for discovering the Italian dates!


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Posted on 31. Mar, 2012 by admin.

 

Damien has been added to the line-up of the Hop Farm Music Festival in the UK this summer.

Taking place at Paddock Wood in Kent from 29 June – 1 July, the festival also includes performances by Bob Dylan, Suede, Peter Gabriel, Primal Scream, My Morning Jacket and many more.

Weekend camping tickets are available to buy now.


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Posted on 10. Mar, 2012 by admin.

 

Damien will be performing at the Days Off festival in France on July 5th.

Tickets go on sale from Wednesday 21st of March.


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Posted on 16. Jan, 2012 by admin.

 

The New York Times reports that Damien bought a guitar owned by Bono for nearly half a million dollars at a Haiti benefit auction in Hollywood at the weekend.

Hosted by Cinema for Peace, the event raised more than $5 million to help Haiti recover from the devastating earthquake of 2 years ago.

In addition to providing the largest contribution on the night, Damien also performed for the audience, which included celebrities such as George Clooney; Sean Penn; Leonardo DiCaprio; Julia Roberts; Orlando Bloom; Mel Gibson; James Gandolfini; Garry Shandling; Salma Hayek; Hilary Swank; Josh Brolin and Diane Lane.

According to media reports, Damien recently earned about half a million dollars from the release of “Cannonball” by the winners of X Factor in the UK.


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Posted on 16. Jan, 2012 by admin.

 

Last week, Damien performed his first full gig for quite some time in Seoul, South Korea.

Here’s a review from the Korea Times.

Read some fan reviews in the forum.

And here’s a video highlight from the night:


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Posted on 11. Dec, 2011 by admin.

 
X Factor Winner Releases Cannonball

The winner of tonight’s X Factor final, Little Mix, have just released their debut single – a cover of Damien’s “Cannonball”.

Both Little Mix and the other finalist, Marcus Collins, performed the track on the show tonight – resulting in “Damien Rice” trending worldwide on Twitter.

The original version of the song is available to buy here.


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Posted on 28. Nov, 2011 by admin.

 

Ten years ago we lost a great Irish singer-songwriter named Mic Christopher. He was a great guy and an amazing performer.

Here’s an unreleased track that Mic performed with his friend Glen Hansard, shortly before he passed away.

RIP Mic.


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Posted on 17. Nov, 2011 by admin.

 

Thanks to Oresti for sending us this video of Damien’s recent performance of “The Professor” at the Other Voices event in New York:


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