Singular Artists proudly presents Haircut 100 live at Vicar Street, Dublin on Tuesday, 10th October 2023. It will be the first ever performance in Ireland for the band, known for their hits, ‘Favourite Shirts (Boy Meets Girl)’, ‘Love Plus One’, and ‘Fantastic Day’ among many others.
It’s hard to believe that it’s been more than forty years since Haircut 100 first burst onto the music scene. The band from Beckenham, on the border of Kent and South East London, was formed in 1980 by Nick Heyward, Les Nemes, and Graham Jones. Later they were joined by Patrick Hunt on drums, and together they set out on their mission to take over the world with their Brit-funk take on New Wave music. Incredibly, despite their popularity, they never made it over to Ireland. This will be rectified this October, as the band will be performing at Vicar Street, Dublin, on the first date of their freshly announced Haircut 100% Live Tour.
Back in May, Haircut 100 performed in London and Oxford, where they celebrated the 40th anniversary of their debut album, ‘Pelican West’. The shows sold out in under 20 minutes, spurring the band’s decision to get back on the road with a 15 date tour which will see them perform throughout October and November.
“40 years since ‘Pelican West’ went Platinum, and we thought a few people might want to celebrate with us at the Shepherd’s Bush Empire… Wow! What a fantastic night it was back in May this year! Our fans are incredible and tickets sold out so fast that our families and friends almost missed the boat, those tickets became gold dust,” smiles Nick Heyward. “But we are coming back with a tour to beat all tours this autumn, and we can’t wait. All the hits that you love and new tracks that we are bursting to share with you. See you all there for the biggest tour that Haircut 100 have ever undertaken.”
Haircut 100 will be bringing the past 40 years whizzing into the present day, coming together to fuse the sounds of the original ‘Pelican West’ album, along with their classic 80s hits, as well as new music from the band. These shows will be an unforgettable Haircut 100 live experience that fans won’t want to miss.
10 October Vicar St, Dublin
12 October NX, Newcastle
13 October Queens Hall, Edinburgh
18 October O2 Ritz, Manchester
19 October De Montfort Hall, Leicester
25 October Town Hall, Birmingham
28 October Hexagon, Reading
1 November O2 Academy, Bournemouth
2 November Tramshed, Cardiff
3 November Corn Exchange, Cambridge
9 November Forum, Bath
10 November De La Warr Pavillion, Bexhill
11 November Corn Exchange, Ipswich
16 November O2 Academy, Liverpool
17 November Barbican, York