The Blast Off Tour in the 3 Arena

A very special, one-of-a-kind tour is coming to arenas across Ireland and the UK in February and March. With a huge all-star line-up, The Blast Off Tour! features live performances from top US artists Nelly, Salt N Pepa, Shaggy, Mya and Blu Cantrell.

This is the first time a tour of this format has been done and will be kicking off in at 3Arena on 28 February.

The show will also be hosted by American hype man and hip-hop personality Fatman Scoop and includes exclusive appearances from UK garage stars So Solid members Lisa Maffia and MC Romeo, scene pioneer MC DT and the British duos Oxide & Neutrino, DJ Luck & MC Neat and Sweet Female Attitude.

For tickets and information regarding the essentials and the need to knows if you are attending the event - click here.

Traveling to the 3 Arena couldnt be easier. It is situated in the heart of Dublin’s docklands which is well served by public transport, Bus, Rail and Dart services. For travel guidance, click here.

Book your accommodation with us direct and you receive complimentary Car Parking  (usually €10 per night).


Grand Canal Hotel is located only 15 minutes by taxi to the 3Arena.

We are located directly across from the Grand Canal Dock Dart Station making travelling around the city very easy.

Car Parking facilities are also available at the Grand Canal Hotel for both residents and non-residents.

Click below for simple directions from the Grand Canal Hotel to the 3 Arena.

Directions by Foot

Directions by Car

Directions by Public Transport


Dine with Us

We would love to welcome you into our Canal Express Hotel Lobby Bar ahead of the show for some delicious pre-concert dinner & drinks!

Have a look at our tasty Evening Menu.



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