Dublin's Academy Venue Could Be In Grave Danger
From a mob of angry teenagers with lighters...
Australian improv and music group, the Janoskians have quite the following in Ireland, describing themselves as "a group of hopeless kids with no future taking on the streets of Melbourne." When they released information about their new European tour last night, we assumed that Dublin Janoskians fans would only be delighted that the dates included a gig in Dublin’s Academy venue...
However, having played to a sold out Olympia last year, it seems that Irish Janoskians fans are less than impressed at the downgrade in capacity the Academy venue presents. Things got a little bit heated on the #JanoskiansChangeDublinVenue hashtag, with threats of arson attacks on the Academy and all...
I guess you shouldn't mess with an angry mob of teenage superfans!
MY SHOWER CAN HOLD MORE PEOPLE #JanoskiansChangeDublinVenue— kate is okay. (@jainirvxna) June 2, 2015
LIGHTERS AT THE READY #JanoskiansChangeDublinVenue— kate is okay. (@jainirvxna) June 2, 2015
like what made u think it was okay to have a smaller venue than the Olympia if anything it should be bigger #JanoskiansChangeDublinVenue— Gráinne (@jahoostyles) June 2, 2015
CHANGE THE VENUE OR ADD MORE DATES IN DUBLIN OR I WILL LITERALLY BURN THE ACADEMY DOWN #JanoskiansChangeDublinVenue— paige (@beauscoven) June 2, 2015
Even if you aren't from Ireland please help us #JanoskiansChangeDublinVenue— aoife (@midnightalleyne) June 2, 2015
Honestly the academy is the same size as my big toe #JanoskiansChangeDublinVenue— Kelly (@kellyshanley123) June 3, 2015
#JanoskiansChangeDublinVenue The Academy venue is the most claustrophobic thing I've ever seen— Rip2MyYouth (@gayshipsarecute) June 3, 2015