All You Need To Know About The 1975 At The 3Arena!

Paula Wiseman
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After their stellar main stage performance at The Electric Picnic, The 1975 have announced a Dublin show! The UK rockers will lift the roof of the 3Arena on Tuesday 3rd March 2020.

The gig is part of a massive 12 date UK & Ireland tour, which will tie in with their imminent album “Notes On A Conditional Form”, which is due to be dropped in February 2020.  It will be their fourth album release.

After this leg of the tour, they will travel to Europe for a further 17 dates, including stops in Portugal, Germany, France and Sweden.

Did you know… 5 facts about The 1975…

  • Matt Healy, Ross MacDonald, Adam Hann and George Daniel first formed the band when they were teenagers.
  • The band were originally had names like; ‘Drive Like I Do’, ‘TALKHOUSE!’, and ‘The Big Sleep’.
  • ‘The 1975’ finally got their name from a second-hand book of beat poetry Matt Healy found in Ibiza, which had previously been used as a diary. One of the dates written in the book was ‘1 June The 1975,’ a phrasing that stuck with him.
  • Their hit song, ‘Chocolate’, is not actually about chocolate bars, but about marijuana usage.
  • They have a lot of celebrity fans including; The Kaiser Chiefs, The Arctic Monkeys, Paramore, Taylor Swift, One Direction, and Rihanna. All have requested for the band to go on tour with them.

Matt Healy’s mum and dad are the actors Denise Welch and Tim Healy. He met the rest of his bandmates back in 2002 when a local council worker organised some gigs.

Matt was originally the band’s drummer but ended up becoming the lead singer when the position became free.

This year saw the band take home two Brit Awards; one for ‘Album of the Year’ and the other for ‘Best British Group’.

Support is from Pale Waves and No Rome with Doors @ 6.30pm. Tickets start at €42.20 and are available from Ticketmaster outlets & online.