The Saw Doctors will play their first Dublin gigs in six years at 3Olympia Theatre on Saturday 14th, Friday 27th & Saturday 28th October 2023.
Tickets for all three shows are now SOLD OUT
The Galway band, who have sold out two Big Top concerts at this year’s Galway Arts Festival, will kick off their summer programme at Glastonbury, headlining the Acoustic Stage on Friday June 23.
It will be a busy summer for The Saw Doctors with sell out shows in New York at Hammerstein Ballroom on July 7th and MGM Music Hall in Boston on July 8th.
Back in Ireland The Saw Doctors will play Electric Picnic on September 3rd as well as headlining their own ‘West’s Awake’ Festival in Tuam, Co. Galway on Saturday August 19 and Sunday August 20.
After a five year break from touring, The Saw Doctors played a run of ‘comeback’ gigs in the UK last winter, selling out Manchester Apollo, London Brixton Academy & two shows at Glasgow Barrowland.
The Saw Doctors are powered by song writers Davy Carton(vocals) and Leo Moran(guitar) with a band lineup including former Waterboy Anthony Thistlethwaite on saxophone, Rickie O’Neill, drums Will Merrigan, bass guitar, Kieran Duddy, keyboards and Noelie McDonnell, backing vocals.
The Saw Doctors scored a surprise chart success when the vinyl release of the band’s debut album 'If This Is Rock And Roll, I Want My Old Job Back’ landed at No. 3 in the Album charts in August 2021. The Saw Doctors debut album was first released in 1991, going straight to No.1 in the Irish Charts on the strength of hit singles such as ‘I Useta Lover’, ’N17’, 'Red Cortina’ and ‘Presentation Boarder’.