Vicar Street is a concert and events venue located on Thomas Street, Dublin 8. The capacity of the venue allows for 1,000 people for seated performances, and 1,500 people for standing gigs. The venue is owned by Harry Crosbie and operated by Peter Aiken. Since opening in 1998, the venue has become a popular setting for a wide range of acts including stand-up comedy, drama performances and a variety of concerts. The first artist to play on the Vicar Street stage was a local singer/songwriter named Shay Cotter. Major international recording artists have performed in Vicar Street since its inception, including the likes of Bob Dylan and Neil Young. Because of its intimate size, the venue is one looked on with warmth by fans and acts alike.
In 2008, Vicar Street scooped 3 awards at the ‘IMRO Live Music Venue of the Year Awards’ including Best National Live Music Venue and Best Dublin Live Music Venue, along with a Hot Press Readers Award for Best Live Music Venue in Ireland.
Address: 58 Thomas Street, Dublin 8.
Ph: 01 775 5800
Fax: 01 775 5888