LYRA announces Irish tour dates, including a show at 3Olympia Theater

Ticket office from €25 including booking fees on Friday July 8 at 10 a.m.

Fresh off her collaboration with DJ John Gibbons, Irish singer-songwriter Lyra has announced details of her upcoming Irish tour in November.

The ride includes a date at Dublin’s 3Olympia Theatre, her first headliner in the venue, on November 8, 2022. Lyra will be supported throughout the tour by Dublin songwriter Saibh Skelly.

Having self-released his first EP SAVAGEproduced by Rupert Christie – who has also worked with Kate Bush, Coldplay and Aurora – in 2016, the Cork-born songwriter signed a deal with major label Universal.

“Before that, I had been called up to many record labels, but I didn’t think I was ready as an artist,” she told Hot Press last year. “They were really trying to put me in a way that I didn’t want to be in. A little more pop, a little more polished I guess, a little sexier. I knew that wasn’t going to be me in the long road, so I decided to take my destiny into my own hands and put out my own EP and tell my story of how I saw myself.”

Universal released the single “Falling” ahead of its Electric Picnic festival slot in 2019. Lyra then played The 2FM Christmas Ball, Latitude, sold-out flagship shows in London and Dublin, and supported Jess Glynne, Dermot Kennedy and James Bay.

She has since performed on Ireland has talent and Dancing with the stars, and last November, “Falling” was featured on the hit US TV show Grey’s Anatomy. “Falling” was also nominated for Single of the Year 2019 at the RTE Choice Music Awards.

In 2020 his song ‘New Day’ (a cover of an old Jackie Lomax track) was released as a single and was used for the soundtrack of TV commercials in the UK (Sky Sports) and the Netherlands.

In 2021, it was announced that Lyra was to be one of the judges on the Virgin Media One talent show, The big deal. She also performed on New Years Eve at Dublin Castle alongside Picture This.

Already 2022 has seen her collaborate with fellow Irish artist Shane Codd with a remix of his track ‘Lose My Mind’, and she recorded an original single ‘Light Me Up’ for the film. river dance.

Ticket office from €25 including booking fees on Friday July 8 at 10 a.m.

His “Edge of Seventeen” collab with Gibbons is the latest in a string of releases ahead of his November tour.

Check out the video for the single below.

Revisit LYRA’s 2021 interview with Hot Press here.