The Academic

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The Academic's hotly anticipated debut album called 'Tales From The Backseat' was released in early 2018. Recorded between Los Angeles and London with producer Tim Pagnotta (Dreamcar, Walk The Moon, Saint Motel), 'Tales From The Backseat' offers some of The Academic's most accomplished songwriting yet.

Spending the best part of the last 3 years firmly establishing themselves as one of the most exciting bands on the live circuit both and home and abroad, their captivatingly energetic live shows have won the hearts of people wherever they go. Having already completed a number of  sold out dates across Ireland, the UK, US and Europe, debut album 'Tales From The Backseat' is sure to be the next step in what is likely  to be an incredible year for the Westmeath four-piece.

The Academic is Craig Fitzgerald (vox/guitar), Dean Gavin (drums) and brothers Matt (lead guitar) and Stephen Murtagh (bass).

"Catchy as hell" – The Independent
"Irish band The Academic don't write songs - they write anthems" -  Clash Music
"killer hooks once in your brain, will probably refuse to leave" – DIY Magazine

Ticketmaster Outlets Nationwide
24hr Credit Card Bookings:  0818 719300 (ROI)
24hr Credit Card Bookings:  0844 277 4455 (NI)

December 14th, 2018
Doors: 07:00 pm
Box Office: 061 314 483
December 15th, 2018
Doors: 07:30 pm
December 16th, 2018
Doors: 07:30 pm
December 21st, 2018
Doors: 09:00 pm
Box Office: 094 902 3111
December 23rd, 2018
Doors: 08:00 pm
Box Office: +353 91 509960


The List, Dame House, 24 - 26 Dame Street, Dublin D02 C861, Republic of Ireland.