It has been 25 years since Roxette's breakthrough single 'The Look' entered the number one position on the US Billboard Singles Chart and now the group is celebrating 30 years in music with anniverary tour.
They have just revealed details of their Irish show at the 3Arena in Dublin on June 1, 2015 (tickets on sale this Friday 14 from 9am).
Expect a nostalgia-fest with hits including their other number 1 hits, 'Listen to your Heart', 'It Must Have Been Love' and 'Joyride'.
After a long break, during which Marie Fredriksson recovered from cancer, Marie reunited with Per Gessle in 2011.
With the new album 'Charm School' and the single 'She’s Got Nothing On (But The Radio)' Roxette once again occupied the world’s top charts.
The tour that followed this album took them around the world twice, and they performed for 1,5 million people during 153 concerts.
A statement from the band reads, "It's amazing to be back on the international scene. The response we've had from our audience all these years is overwhelming and we can’t wait to meet the fans again. We look forward to seeing you in Europe!"
Tickets priced from €44.05 inclusive of booking fee go on sale this Friday, November 15th at 9am from Ticketmaster outlets nationwide and www.ticketmaster.ie
ACKER BILK, who died last Sunday aged 85, was a jazz clarinettist and bandleader who became a hugely popular figure in the wider world of entertainment; his recordings, in particular Stranger on the Shore, figured among the bestselling records of the 20th Century. He loved coming to Ireland and at the height of the recession three years ago when told the country was suffering remarked to Sunday Independent editor, the late Aengus Fanning, "we'll soon sort that out when we get there." And he added: "Sod it, I'm 82, and I can't do anything about it. But we'll enjoy ourselves, and so will the audience."