Regina Spektor returns to Ireland this August 2017
Critically acclaimed singer-songwriter Regina Spektor will take the stage at The Bord Gáis Energy Theatre in Dublin on Sunday 6th August 2017.
Regina Spektor’s return to perform in The Bord Gáis will come during her first visit to Ireland since releasing her critically acclaimed seventh album Remember Us To Life, on Warner Bros/Sire Records.
Spektor is currently on the last week of her latest sold out tour of the United States which has included sold out shows at New York’s Radio City Music Hall, the Chicago Theatre, Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium. Regina will play Los Angeles’ Dolby Theatre, home of the annual Academy Awards, this Saturday 8 April.
Born in the Soviet Union, Spektor began studying classical piano when she was six. Her family emigrated in 1989, landing in New York City, where she continued her classical training. Spektor eventually studied composition at the Conservatory of Music at Purchase College where she graduated with honors. She began writing pop songs in her late teens and made her recorded debut in 2001 with the self-released 11:11, a collection of songs heavily influenced by jazz and blues. Songs followed in 2002 and Soviet Kitsch in 2004. Spektor’s commercial breakthrough came in 2006 on her fourth LP, Begin to Hope. The gold-certified album included the singles “On the Radio,” “Better” and “Fidelity,” which climbed the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart. Spektor’s fifth album, Far released in 2009, and sixth album, What We Saw From the Cheap Seats released in 2012, both debuted at No. 3 on the Billboard 200 albums chart.
Spektor’s songs have appeared in TV shows and movies including Orange Is The New Black, the Academy Award nominated 2016 animated film Kubo and The Two Strings, Grey’s Anatomy, Weeds, How I Met Your Mother, Veronica Mars, The Good Wife and (500) Days of Summer. Spektor played for the Obamas and guests at the White House and performed as part of philanthropic campaigns for Tibet, Doctors Without Borders, and many more.
Tickets go on sale Friday 7th April at 10am – buy yours here. Subscribers to the ReginaSpektor.com mailing list can participate in an exclusive fan presale beginning Wednesday 5 April at 10am.