Topic: live

Gavin Friday plays OLT Rivierenhof in Antwerp, Belgium

Gavin-Friday - live 2012

Gavin Friday will play live at the OLT 2012 festival (Openluchttheater Rivierenhof) in Antwerp, Belgium on August 1st. Thurston Moore (Sonic Youth) is also on the bill.

Gavin is excited to return to Antwerp so soon after his triumphant show at the Crossing Border festival in 2011.

Located in Antwerp’s Rivierenhof park in the Deurne district, the annual Openluchttheater Festival is one of the city’s biggest summer draws.

Line up:
19.30-20.00: Dans Dans
20.15-21.30: Thurston Moore
22.00-23.15: Gavin Friday

Tickets & Pricing
Tickets priced €28 (presale), €32 (box office) and €15/€18 for the under 26s will be on sale from Wednesday the 28th of March at 10am from Arenbergschouwburg Ticketing.

Gavin Friday live at Kulturama Festival, Leuven

Gavin-Friday - live 2012

Gavin Friday will play live in Leuven, Belgium on February 17, 2012.

The concert takes place at Het Depot as part of the city’s Kulturama 2012 festival. Tickets cost 15/18 euro.

The show in Leuven is the fourth concert announced for Gavin’s February 2012 tour of Belgium and The Netherlands. Other shows take place in Ghent, Hasselt and Amsterdam.

Gavin Friday confirms show at Paradiso, Amsterdam

Gavin-Friday - live 2012

Gavin Friday will play live at the Paradiso in Amsterdam, The Netherlands on February 19, 2012.

It has been sixteen years since the last time Gavin Friday graced the stage of this iconic venue in the Dutch capital, to promote his album Shag Tobacco on October 6, 1995. This time he will be touring The Netherlands and Belgium to showcase his new album ‘catholic’, released earlier this year.

Dutch fans will be getting a taster of Gavin Friday live at the Crossing Border festival in The Hague this month (18-11). Tickets for this festival have sold out.

Tickets for the Paradiso show go on sale at 10am this Saturday, November 12 and cost 25 euro (+ 3 euro membership).

Gavin Friday confirms show in Hasselt, Belgium

Gavin-Friday - live 2012

Gavin Friday will play live in Hasselt, Belgium on February 15, 2012.

The concert takes place at Muziekodroom. Tickets cost 25 euro (pre-sale) and 28 euro (door).

Gavin Friday confirms show in Ghent, Belgium

Gavin Friday - Live in Gent, Belgium 2012

Gavin Friday will play live at Handelsbeurs Concertzaal in Ghent on February 18, 2012.

The concert is a fully seated show and tickets cost 25 euro (pre-sale) and 28 euro (door). (Concert sold out on Dec 1st)

Gavin Friday announces Limerick show at Dolan’s Warehouse


Gavin Friday will play live at Dolan’s Warehouse on November 26th.

We’re pleased to announce that just a few days before the Olympia Theatre concert in his hometown Dublin, Gavin Friday will play an intimate show at Dolan’s Warehouse in Limerick, Ireland on Saturday, November 26th. Doors open at 8pm.

Tickets & Pricing
Tickets priced €20 plus booking fee will be on sale from Friday the 30th of September at 9am.from and Ticketmaster outlets.

Gavin Friday confirms Dublin show at the Olympia Theatre


Gavin Friday will perform at the Olympia Theatre on November 29th. Tickets go on sale this Friday.

Following Gavin Friday’s scintillating Electric Picnic performance last weekend we are pleased to announce a very special fully seated live show at the Olympia Theatre in Dublin, Ireland on Tuesday 29th November.

Tickets & Pricing
Tickets are available from or +353 818 719300 from Friday 9th September at 9am.

  • Ground floor seats: €€27.90 inclusive of booking fee
  • Circle (balcony) seats: €€33.50 inclusive

The Olympia Theatre
Dating back to the 1800s, this Victorian music hall-style theatre puts on a schedule of rock music, variety shows, musicals, operettas, ballet, comedy, and drama. Generations have been entertained here by some of the world’s finest artists. As such, The Olympia Theatre is a perfect setting for Gavin Friday’s ‘catholic’ show. He last played the venue in 1996, when it hosted the final show of his eclectic Shag Tobacco tour.

Introducing Gavin Friday’s band

Gavin is currently rehearsing for Electric Picnic with his new band. As the show is just four days away we think it’s high time to introduce the band members to you. So here’s the official line up of the Gavin Friday band:

  • Herbie Macken – Piano, keyboards
  • Jolyon Vaughan Thomas – Guitar, electronics
  • Kate Ellis – Cello
  • Andre Antunes – Drums, percussion
  • Robson Rocha – Guitar
  • David Mooney – Bass

And of course, Mr Friday on vocals.

Gavin Friday will be playing the Cosby Stage at Electric Picnic at 9.40pm on Friday, September 2, 2011.

Gavin Friday to play Crossing Border festival (NL & BE)

Crossing Border poster

We are happy to confirm that Gavin Friday is booked for both the Dutch and Belgian editions of the 19th Crossing Border festival this year. He is set to appear and play live in The Hague (NL) on Friday 18th of November and Antwerp (BE) on Saturday 19th.

Tickets for The Hague (€37,50) are on sale now via the festival website and at the ticket box of the Royal Theatre (Koninklijke Schouwburg) in The Hague. Price excludes service costs.

Ticket sales for Antwerp start August 27th.

Since Crossing Border’s inception in 1993 it has sought to find a unique combination of the spoken word with music, film and visual art. November 2011 will bring the nineteenth edition of this festival that has evolved to become one of the foremost international, interdisciplinary literature and music festivals in Europe.

This is the 3rd time Gavin will play at Crossing Border. He appeared at both the 1994 and 1996 editions.

Gavin Friday and Crash Ensemble – Coming Together

crash ensemble

Gavin Friday and Crash Ensemble will be performing together at Cork Opera House on July 31st, 2011. They will reprise their 2005 live performance of composer Frederic Rzewski‘s “Coming Together”. Crash Ensemble will also perform works by Steve Reich and Donnacha Dennehy (with Iarla Ó Lionáird).

REICH: 2 x 5
DENNEHY: Grá agus Bás (featuring Iarla Ó Lionáird)
RZEWSKI: Coming Together (featuring Gavin Friday)
REICH: Double Sextet

Book your tickets now from the Cork Opera House website.