Clannad Announce Final Ever Australian Tour Dates

Celtic group – and Enya’s old band – Clannad will play their final ever shows in Australia in 2023. The tour will make it 10 years since the group last played in Australia, and it will be the first tour for the band without two of their founding members, twin brothers Noel and Padraig Duggan, who both died in recent years.

The March 2023 run includes dates in Perth, Adelaide, Canberra, Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. In addition to being a farewell tour, Clannad are celebrating their 50th anniversary.

Clannad: ‘I Will Find You’

The Australian dates are part of the County Donegal group’s broader farewell tour, In A Lifetime, which launched at the beginning of 2020. Clannad were recently forced to reschedule a Dublin show following the death of Noel Duggan, who passed away in October 2022. Padraig Duggan died in 2016.

Clannad have had a storied 50-year career, with more than 15 million records sold and hits including ‘In A Lifetime’ and ‘I Will Find You’, as well as Grammy and BAFTA wins. Enya – aka Eithne Ní Bhraonáin, the younger sibling of founding members Ciarán, Moya and Pól Brennan – was a member of the band for 1980’s Crann Úll and 1982’s Fuaim.

As part of their farewell, the band’s label BMG Records released the In A Lifetime anthology, which contains tracks from across their career.

Clannad Farewell Tour 2023

Tickets are on sale 9am Thursday, 24th November via Live Nation. A Live Nation pre-sale will happen from 9am Wednesday, 23rd November until 8am Thursday, 24th November. 

  • Wednesday, 8th March – Astor Theatre, Perth
  • Friday, 10th March – Thebarton Theatre, Adelaide
  • Sunday, 12th March – Canberra Theatre, Canberra
  • Thursday, 16th March – State Theatre, Sydney
  • Friday, 17th March – Palais Theatre, Melbourne
  • Saturday, 18th March – Fortitude Valley Music Hall, Brisbane

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