Saturday, 28 May 2011

Mixtape: Irish Artists @ Slane

Today The Kings of Leon will perform in Slane Castle today to 80,000 people. The concert has gained a worldwide reputation over the 30 years. The line-ups below contain some of the best live bands in the world along with Bryan Adams. Check out some of the Irish artists to have been given the pleasure of performing in Slane.








16th August 1981

THIN LIZZY
U2/HazelO’Connor/Rose Tattoo
Sweet Savage/The Bureau/Megahype


U2 - Sunday Bloody Sunday by 300songs30days


24th July 1982

ROLLING STONES
J.Geils Band/The Chieftans/George Thorogood and the Destroyers


1983 - The 'Slane Concert' had to be moved to The Phoenix Park and therefore there's conflicting reports of a 'Slane' gig that year. I suppose it can't be a Slane gig if it didn't happen in Slane!


8th July 1984

BOB DYLAN
UB40/Santanta/In Tua Nua








1st June 1985

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN



5th July 1986

QUEEN
Chris Rea/Bangles/Fountain Head



11th July 1987

DAVID BOWIE
Big Country/Aslan/The Grove

Aslan This Is by OfficialAslan




16th May 1992


GUNS ‘N’ ROSES
Faith No More/My Little Funhouse





10th July 1993


NEIL YOUNG
Pearl Jam/Van Morrison/Saw Doctors/James/ 4 Non Blondes/ The Blue Angels


Galway And Mayo by sawdoctors





22nd July 1995

REM
Oasis/Spearhead/Sharon Shannon/Belly/Luka Bloom

The Acoustic Motorbike by therootsagency



29th August 1998

THE VERVE
Manic Street Preachers/Robbie Williams/Finlay Quaye/The Sea Horses/James/Junkster







28th August 1999

ROBBIE WILLIAMS
Stereophonics/Placebo/Happy Mondays/Gomez/David Gray/Simon Carmody



26th August 2000

BRYAN ADAMS
Moby/Macy Gray/Melanie C/Muse/Eagle – Eye Cherry/Dara/Screaming Orphans







25th August 2001

U2
Red Hot Chili Peppers/Coldplay/Kelis/JJ72/Relish








1st September 2001

U2
Moby/Ash/Nelly Furtado/The Walls/Dara

Shining Light - Ash by DirtyTerry



21st August 2002


STEREOPHONICS
The Charlatans/Nickelback/Counting Crows/Ocean ColourScene/Doves/The Revs

The Revs - Time Slippin' by DamnPIK



23rd August 2003

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS
Foo Fighters/Queens of Stone Age/PJ Havey/Feeder.



29th August 2005

MADONNA



18th August 2007

ROLLING STONES
The Charlatans/The Hold Steady/Tinariwen/Frankie Gavin



20th June 2009

OASIS
The Prodigy/Kasabian/Glasvegas/The Blizzards





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