Niall Horan Announces Irish Opening Acts For First Solo Tour

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As everyone knows, Niall Horan is a good ole Irish boy, and now he’s going back to his roots by adding numerous opening acts from his homeland to his first solo tour. Sounds pretty awesome, right?

On Tuesday (Aug. 15) Horan announced his official tour openers, and surprise, surprise, a LOT of them will be Irish like him. So, grab your favorite green wardrobe staple, and a lucky charm and get ready for an Irish-packed tour from the former One Direction singer.

“So for my shows I wanted to make it as Irish as possible and show off the incredible music coming out of our lovely little country 🇮🇪,” Horan tweeted on Tuesday ahead of giving out the names of the talent joining him on his first solo tour.

After searching his country for unique acts and talent, the 23-year-old singer was very happy with the results. Get ready everyone, because the Flicker Sessions 2017 tour is all about the Irish lads, and we can’t wait.

“So I asked around to see who was available and we got some great replies , so happy with this,” he revealed before actually revealing his lineup. Okay enough talking, let’s get down to the actual performers.


For the Olympia, the band Wild Youth will be kicking off Horan’s show and according to the singer, “the music these guys are producing is great.”

If you’re checking out the “Slow Hands” singer in London or Stockholm, the duo of Picture This will be your epic opener. As for the United States and Canada locations, you’ll be hearing the “sweet tones” of Gavin James (he’ll be in Los Angeles for sure)!

The one non-Irishman will be Corey Harper, who is taking the stage in Atlanta and Orlando (he will also be doing the LA show).

Are you ready for an Irish invasion? Which of Horan’s opening acts are you most excited about?

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