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The Sound of Music

The Sound of Music returns to Bord Gáis Energy Theatre in a magnificent production to enchant and enthral the young and the young at heart. Based on Baroness Maria von Trapp’s 1949 autobiography, this wonderfully lavish staging of The Sound Of Music tells the true story of the world-famous singing family,  from their romantic beginnings and search for happiness, to their thrilling escape to freedom as their beloved Austria becomes part of the Third Reich at the start of WWII.

10 January
01 February


TradFest 2020 – Ireland's largest festival of traditional music also features artists from the worlds of folk, nu-folk, and even (whisper it) rock and roll! A boutique Winter festival – closing the door on the darkest season and ushering in the light and energy of Spring. TradFest also offers concert goers unique opportunities to experience live music in some of Dublin's most historic places. From the atmospheric Kilmainham Gaol to the grandeur of City Hall, this is the difference between memorable and unforgettable.

22 January
26 January

Dublin Chinese New Year

Dublin Chinese New Year Festival marks the lunar new year with a two week programme of events. Immerse yourself in the festivities as Dublin City celebrates Chinese culture with a uniquely Irish perspective! This is the 13th edition of the festival, which began in 2008, so this year we begin a brand new zodiac cycle, welcoming the Year of the Rat.

24 January
10 February

Strictly Come Dancing - The Live Tour

Clear the floor and whip out your score cards, because the Strictly Come Dancing The Live Tour is back for 2020.

28 January
28 January


25 years ago, 7 minutes changed the face of Irish dancing forever. The Eurovision interval act performance gave millions of people a new and exciting glimpse of the future of Irish dance. It could have ended there, but it didn’t – in fact producer Moya Doherty, composer Bill Whelan and director John McColgan were only beginning their Riverdance journey, a journey which has already lasted 25 years.

06 February
09 February

Swan Lake

Swan Lake is a signature piece of Moscow City Ballet's repertoire. The choreography, interpretation and stand-out virtuoso performances win consistently rave reviews. The epic story of Prince Siegfried and his doomed love for Odette, Queen of the Swans, is magnificently brought to life in all its original splendour by Tchaikovsky’s hauntingly familiar score.

10 February
15 February

ABBA Orchestral

For one very special night only, on Valentines weekend, ABBA Orchestral will perform their extraordinary show in 3Arena on Saturday February 15th, 2020. With lots of surprises in store, this is an unmissable show.

15 February
15 February

Grease in Concert

For the first time ever, one of the world’s most popular and enduring musical films in history, GREASE, will be shown on screen accompanied by a live orchestra on a UK & Ireland tour in 2020, including a date at Bord Gais Energy Theatre Dublin on 16th February.

16 February
16 February