After the recent announcement confirming details of artists performing at Sounds Of The City, Dermot Kennedy has been announced to perform his biggest outdoor headline show.
The fast rising star and BRIT Award nominee released his debut album Without Fear in October 2019, with the record reaching the number one spot in the UK Official Charts and Irish Charts. The release also hit the number 18 spot in the Billboard Top 100. Without Fear is the best-selling debut album of the millennium in Ireland where it still sits at number one.
The lead track from the album Outnumbered was a platinum-selling top 10 single and became one of the longest running tracks playlisted on BBC Radio 1. While his next single Giants peaked at #1 on the Irish Singles Chart and scored gold in the UK. His recent track has seen him team up with Multi-platinum Italian production trio Meduza to release their chart topping single Paradise. The song spent 20 weeks on both the Official Irish and UK Singles Charts, reached #1 in Ireland and #5 in the UK. Dermot has also just released an acoustic piano version of the hit single.
He has now been confirmed to headline at Sounds Of The City 2021 performing the first of six shows scheduled for the event. Since launching in 2013, Sounds Of The City has become a fixtures on the Manchester music scene with artists including Kylie, Arcade Fire, Elbow, Noel Gallagher, Rag’N’Bone Man and Courteeners amongst the acts performing.
When does Dermot Kennedy headline at Sounds Of The City?
Dermot Kennedy headlines at Sounds Of The City on Tuesday 21 September 2021. Events announced for Sounds Of The City 2021 are:
21 September – Dermot Kennedy plus special guests
22 September – Kaiser Chiefs plus Razorlight and special guests
23 September – Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott plus special guests
24 September – The Streets plus special guests
25 September – Hacienda Classical plus special guests
26 September – Snow Patrol plus special guests