Steely Dan will return to Dublin to play the 3Arena next year - just 16 months after their last shows at the same venue in October 2017.

The show will take place on February 28, 2019 and was announced on Monday, the first anniversary of the death of founding member Walter Becker.

Tickets go on sale this Friday morning, September 7.

The Grammy-award winning jazz-inflected outfit will also play dates in the UK.

Fagan (left) pictured with the late Walter Becker

The band's albums include the platinum-selling Aja, Pretzel Logic and Gaucho and they have sold over 40 million albums worldwide. Donald Fagen, the linchpin and founder of the band with Becker, will be joined by special guest Steve Winwood in Dublin. 

Steely Dan played two dates at the 3Arena last year, their first Irish gigs since 1996. 

The band's 1972 debut, Can’t Buy A Thrill, was named 145 in Rolling Stone’s 500 albums of all time, Their Two Against Nature album in 2000 clocked four Grammys, including Album of the Year and Best Pop Vocal Album. 

Their Irish and UK arena tour will stop at Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham, London and Dublin during February next year. 

Read Alan Corr's glowing review of the band's performance at 3Arena last October here

Read Paddy Kehoe's appreciation of the work of the late Walter Becker, who died in September 2017 here

Donald Fagen, singer, keyboardist, songwriter with Steely Dan