Few bands have as radically different first and second chapters as Southend trio Busted. Longtime friends Charlie Simpson, Matt Willis and James Bourne initially set about highlighting the pop in pop punk, scoring a string of cheeky hits in the early 00s. By the time they’d split and reformed, the band had matured and evolved into a slick 80s-influenced band with more in common with Bruce Hornsby than blink-182.

The trio formed in the Essex coastal town in 2000, landing chart success with singles ‘What I Go To School For’, ‘The Year 3000’, ‘Sleeping With The Light On’ and ‘You Said No’, all taken from their self-titled debut album. Their 2003 follow-up A Present For Everyone yielded three No.1 hits and cemented the band’s popularity.

concert package (ticket not included)

We are just a 5 minute LUAS ride away from the 3Arena (the Luas is opposite our hotel), or if you feel like a stroll it’s less than a 15 minute walk.   If you’re going to a concert in the 3Arena, why not make it an extra special treat and book into The Address Connolly?

Our package includes the following:-

  • Luxurious overnight accommodation
  • Signature cocktail before the concert
  • Full Irish breakfast in the morning
  • Complimentary wifi throughout the hotel

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Oct 06 2023

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Oct 06 2023


3 Arena