2018 is already looking like it's gonna be seriously slick, with the news that Johnny Depp, Shane MacGowan, Nick Cave, Bobby Gillespie of Primal Scream, Glen Hansard, and many more ah-mazing musicians will be playing a gig at the National Concert Hall in January.
Yeah, Johnny Depp is a musician now apparently. Sure look.
Perspectives: Shane MacGowan 60th Birthday Celebration will honour The Pogues legend in the best way possible - by playing lots of his deadly tunes
On January 15, some of the best musicians around the globe will come together to play a gig for McGowan's 60th birthday, and tickets go on sale this Friday.
From A Pair of Brown Eyes to Fairytale of New York, Shane MacGowan is considered a poet of modern music and one of the great international songwriters, and the concert roduced and curated in collaboration with Shane, this concert sees his collaborators, friends, artists who admire his work and those who have been influenced by him come together to sing these great songs.
Cerys Matthews, Carl Barat of The Libertines, Lisa O'Neill, Finbar Furey, whenyoung, Glen Matlock of The Sex Pistols, Clem Burke of Blondie with Cáit O'Riordan, Spider Stacy, Jem Finer, Terry Woods of The Pogues and more will also perform
This could be one of the most magical gigs of 2018.