All You Need To Know: Primal Scream, The Charlatans, Fun Lovin Crminals At Dun Laoighre!


On Sunday 2 June 2019, Primal Scream, will be joined by special guests The Charlatans and Fun Lovin’ Criminals. That’s for a special concert as part of Bank Holiday Dun Laoghaire Pier festival.

Primal Scream releases a new, two-volume singles compilation this month ahead of the Dublin show – ‘Maximum Rock ’N’ Roll: The Singles’ featuring Rocks, Moving On Up, Come Together and Andrew Weatherall’s ‘Uptown’ mix, and Some Velvet Morning featuring Kate Moss.

The Scream have released a catalogue of influential, ground-breaking albums over the last three decades including (most notably) ‘Screamadelica’, XTRMNTR, ‘Vanishing Point’ and ‘Riot City Blues. We’ve compiled a list of The Scream’s ten best songs below.

Since their debut, The Charlatans have released 13 albums with their 2017 album ‘Different Days’ becoming their 9th Top Ten on the album charts. Awarded a lifetime achievement award from Q magazine, The Charlatans have released a host of hit singles including The Only One I Know, One To Another and North Country Boy.

And if that wasn’t enough of a musical treat, Multi-platinum New York City trio Fun Lovin’ Criminals celebrated the 20th anniversary of their debut album ‘Come Find Yourself’, which featured massive single Scooby Snacks, with sold-out tours in 2016 and in 2019 released “Another Mimosa”.

Primal Scream – 10 of their best songs:

1.  Loaded

2. Movin’ on Up

3. Velocity Girl

4. Higher Than the Sun

5. (I’m Gonna) Cry Myself Blind

6. Kowalski

7. Darklands

8. Accelerator

9. Shoot Speed/Kill Light

Getting there:

Getting to/from Dun Laoghaire Harbour by Rail

Dun Laoghaire DART station is located across the road from the terminal building. The DART service can take you straight into Dublin City; or to Howth/Malahide or Bray/Greystones. Some mainline and suburban services stop at Dun Laoghaire also. See Irish Rail’s website for more information.

Getting to/from Dun Laoghaire Harbour by Bus

Many bus services stop at or have their terminii at Dun Laoghaire DART station. The 46A goes to the City Centre, the 7/7A to the city and to Loughlinstown Park, the 111 to Loughlinstown Park, the 75 to Tallaght, the 746 to the Airport via the City, the 45A to Bray, the 59 to Dalkey/Killiney, and the 63 to Kiltiernan. See Dublin Bus’s website for more information.

Getting to/from Dun Laoghaire Harbour by Taxi

Taxis are available in the centre of Dun Laoghaire town, at the top of Marine Road (the road going uphill, opposite the terminal building) approximately 5 minutes walk from the ferry terminal.

Tickets cost €39.90 each and you can bag them from here.

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