Music events are happening in Dublin, Lagos, Kuala Lumpur, New York and Yaoundé and €6 Million has been pledged to the Arthur Guinness Fund by Guinness and Co.
Showcomms have supplied Tecpro beltpacks and headsets to Shell for the Lagos concert, starring Sean Paul.
Across Ireland drinkers will be toasting Arthur Guinness, with countdown clocks across Dublin. Live coverage presented by Cat Deeley and Ronan Keating will be on Sky's Pub TV channel 881. The highlights will be shown on ITV2 in the UK on Sunday 27th September at 12:15am and Tuesday 29th September at 10:00pm
Acts confirmed for Arthur's Day so far are:
- Black Swan Effect - Noise Control - Born Blonde - OK Go - Calvin Harris - Oppenheimer - Cherbourg - Paolo Nutini - Concerto for Constantine - Razorlight - D'Banj (performing in Lagos) - Republic of Loose - David Gray - Reverend and The Makers - David Kitt - Richard Hawley - Dirty Epics - Roots Manuva - DJ David Holmes - Sean Paul (performing in Lagos) - Eoghan Colgan - Sharon Shannon - Estelle - Soul II Soul - Fionn Regan - Spring Break - Fiona Melady - Sugababes - General Fiasco - The Black Eyed Peas (Performing - Golden Silvers in Kuala Lumpur) - Hoarsebox - The Blizzards - Imelda May - The Chakras - Jamie Cullum - The Chapters - Jay Jay Pistolet - The Coronas - Jerry Fish and the Mudbug Club - The Enemy - Johnny Flynn - The High Kings - Kasabian - The Hot Rats - Lisa Hannigan - The Infomatics - Leopold - The Kooks - Lumiere - The Magic Numbers - Mick Flannery - The Undertones - Mongrel - The Wombats - Nat Jenkins - Tom Jones - Noah and The Whale - White Bell Yellow Tag