Irish rock duo Dea Matrona have today announced their first full UK and Ireland headline tour for May & June 2023. 

Kicking off on Tuesday 16th May at Glasgow’s The Hug & Pint, the tour will see the band bring their notoriously infectious live set to audiences across the country. The tour will also see shows in Manchester, Leeds, Liverpool, Nottingham, London, Bristol, Derby, Dublin and to conclude, a hometown show at Mandela in Belfast on Saturday 3rd June.

The news comes after the release of their latest single ‘Get My Mind Off’, which is out now. Listen here

The band say about the tour: “We really loved being out on the road and it will be extra special to come back to the U.K in May for our own headline shows. We’ve got a lot up our sleeve for these gigs and are very excited to make our debut in some new cities. Mandela Hall will be our biggest and only Belfast show of 2023”

Tickets go on sale this Friday (3rd March) at 10am via / /

2022 saw successful shows across UK + Europe including supporting Eagles of Death Metal on their European tour followed by The Academic and Feeder, plus a multitude of Summer festivals, including Electric Picnic, Rock Werchter, Rock In The City and Retro C Trop, ending with a triumphant show at Trans Musicales Festival, France.

2023 has started with a bang, playing at Eurosonic Festival and a performance at the European Live Festival Awards. The band will also be heading out to Texas to play SXSW Festival at the British Music Embassy, as well as the Belfast City Output Showcase, the Official SXSW showcase and the End of the Trail showcase. They will also be supporting Chris Shiflett on tour before embarking on their headline tour in May.

Full list of upcoming Dea Matrona shows below:

X SXSW shows

*supporting Chris Shiflett


X 14th – Belfast City Output Boat Party Showcase

X 15th – Official SXSW Showcase, Low Down Lounge

X 16th – British Music Embassy Showcase, The Courtyard

X 17th – End of the Trail Showcase, Las Perlas 

*21st – Dublin, Whelan’s

*22nd – Glasgow, St Luke’s

*24th – Leeds, Brudenell Social Club

*25th – Manchester, Band on the Wall

*26th – Bristol, Thekla

*28th – London, Scala


16th – Glasgow, The Hug & Pint

17th – Manchester, YES (Pink Room)

18th – Leeds, Key Club

20th – Liverpool, District

21st – Nottingham, The Bodega

23rd – London, The Black Heart

24th – Bristol, Louisiana

26th – Derby, Bearded Theory


2nd – Dublin, Whelan’s

3rd – Belfast, Mandela

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