Denise Chaila to headline at the 3Olympia Theater next February

Denise Chaila will headline 3Olympia Theater in Dublin next year.

he Irish-Zambian rapper and singer will perform on Friday, February 25, 2022 at the popular Dame Street venue, which has recently been renamed 3Olympia Theater.

Scheduled to be one of the flagship shows of 2022, tickets cost € 22 and will go on sale at 10 a.m. this Friday, September 24.

The concert will be Denise’s biggest title to date after rising to fame with her single “Chaila” last year.


Limerick-based rapper and singer Denise Chaila. Photo: Don Moloney

Limerick-based rapper and singer Denise Chaila. Photo: Don Moloney

The Limerick native also won Ireland’s most prestigious music award, the Choice Music Prize for Album of the Year, for her debut mixtape “Go Bravely”.

Her recent rise to power has seen her discuss issues of identity, race and displacement with President Michael D Higgins, bring rap to the National Concert Hall stage, have her music praised by NME and Fader, and fight for artists. ‘as a member of the Irish Arts and Culture Restoration Task Force.

The Guardian named Denise as a ‘one to watch’ earlier this year, stating, “With skillful and immersive production, Chaila’s smooth delivery shines through, her voice exudes confidence amid rap bluster and references to mythology, to sanity and to be ‘the black James Bond.’ ”

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