The mesmerising Candlelight concert series offers an array of dazzling concerts in Dublin, from tributes to the fabulous Taylor Swift to rock and roll legends Pink Floyd and the best of flamenco music. Listen to familiar tunes at some of Dublin’s most magical locations in a gorgeous glow of flickering light.
Taking place at unique venues in the city, such as the enormous O’Reilly Theatre and historic St Andrew’s Parish Church, these unforgettable evenings invite everyone to sit back and unwind to sensational classical music.
For those of you looking for a last minute gift, or something memorable to gift your loved ones on special occasions, give the gift of live music this season thanks to the Candlelight gift card.
Featured Candlelight Concerts in Dublin
You know this is the Candlelight setlist you’ve been waiting for—a combination of Coldplay and Imagine Dragons’ greatest hits. The two groups share an extraordinary ability to create anthemic hits and offer incredible showmanship. From Coldplay’s “Something Just Like This” to Imagine Dragons’ “Believer”, discover what happens when their iconic songs meet the classical form.
Hans Zimmer is known for composing scores for some of the biggest blockbuster movies ever made including The Dark Knight, Interstellar and Inception. Having scored over 150 films, Zimmer has revolutionised modern film scoring thanks to his blend of traditional arrangements and modern sounds. A talented string quartet will be performing the spellbinding pieces from these films and more as St Andrew’s Parish Church comes alive with the glow of candlelight.
This unique event celebrating some of The Beatles’ most popular songs is something you won’t want to miss out on. Thanks to Avoca Strings, the stunning setting at St Andrew’s Parish Church, and thousands of candles, you can discover what happens when the English band’s traditional pop music meets the classical form. “In My Life”, “Let It Be”, “Strawberry Fields Forever”, and more are some of the popular songs included on the setlist.
All upcoming Candlelight concerts in Dublin
Candlelight is a magical concert series that has been met by countless 5-star reviews. The combination of classical renditions of your favourite artists in a beautifully candlelit and intimate venue is simply unparalleled.
“The venue was gorgeous and the performers were amazing. Magical experience 😊” – Hans Zimmer’s Best Works
“Beautiful concert by a very talented pianist. Friendly engagement with audience” – A Tribute to Ludovico Einaudi
“Elite, what an exceptional experience!” – A Tribute to Taylor Swift
“Great experience due to the quality of the musicians, the story they told and the beautiful stage. It was a great evening will go again and recommend for sure” – A Tribute to Coldplay
With the help of Candlelight, intimate and extraordinary atmospheres have been created at some of Dublin’s most beautiful and unique venues. Whether on your own, with a mate, a group of friends, or a special someone, there’s a Candlelight concert to entertain everybody. Just sit back, relax and enjoy the show.
The Candlelight series takes place twice each night with two back-to-back performances that last 60 minutes each. Doors open 30 minutes before start time and late entry is not permitted.