Patti ’n’ Sam:
Punk icon Patti Smith will join playwright Sam Shepard in an evening of music and reading at the Abbey Theatre on April 9th.
UK company Opera North bring their production of Ruddigore to the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre on June 21st- 23rd.
Rave to be saved:
Ravers keen to relive their glory days can head to Knock on Easter Saturday, for a rave hosted by “Christian techno congregation” Knock Rave Foundation. knockrave.co.nr
Dan the Man:
Daniel Johnston will play his only Irish show this year at the Empire Music Hall in Belfast on April 4th.