US rock legends Steely Dan coming to Dublin for Bluesfest

Classic US jazz rock supergroup Steely Dan will play Dublin’s 3Arena this October, their first gig in Ireland since they played The Point in 1996.

They play on October 28 and tickets for the show, which is part of BluesFest 2017, go on sale this Friday, May 12.

Donald Fagen and Walter Becker’s supergroup, who have sold in excess of 40 million albums throughout the course of their career, will be joined on the bill by legendary, multi Grammy-winning soul and R&B hitmakers The Doobie Brothers.

Steely Dan released seven albums between 1973 and 1980 before splitting up.

After working on solo projects, Becker and Fagen reunited in 1993 and released two more studio albums.

They are one of the most sampled acts in music with everybody from Kanye West to Beyonce and All Saints to De la Soul using sections of Steely Dan songs for their own work.

Launched in 2011, BluesFest fast became one of Europe’s leading roots music festivals and has since presented concerts from an array of stars from the worlds of blues, jazz, soul, pop and r&b including BB King, Van Morrison, Robert Plant, Bobby Womack, Gregory Porter, Elvis Costello, Dave Matthews Band, Bad Company, Jeff Beck, Mary J. Blige, Robert Cray, Tedeschi Trucks, Ronnie Wood, Maxwell, Mavis Staples, George Benson, Jamie Cullum, Tom Jones and Little Steven & The Disciples Of Soul.
Tickets From €79.50 including booking fee on sale this Friday 12th May at 9.00am from Ticketmaster