2018

Dublin Gig Guide: 8th – 14th October 2018

Dublin Gig Guide: 8th -14th October 2018 Monday 8th Pale Waves @ The Academy – 8PM Tuesday 9th Anthony D’Amato @ Whelan’s – 8PM Enslaved & High On Fire @ Tivoli Theatre – 8PM Wednesday 10th The Rumjacks @ Whelan’s – 8PM Bodhi (DJ set) @ Wigwam – 11PM Thursday 11th Saint Sister @ Olympia Theatre – 8PM James Holden & The Animal Spirits @ The Sugar Club – 8PM Tom Walker @ The Academy – 8PM Friday 12th Jeff Mills @ District 8 – 11PM Echo & The Bunnymen – Olympia Theatre – 7PM Maya Jane Coles @ Opium

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Dublin Gig Guide: 3rd – 9th September 2018

Monday 3rd Hozier @ The Academy – 8PM Tuesday 4th Brent Cobb @ Whelan’s – 8PM Wednesday 5th Ugly Kid Joe @ Whelan’s – 8PM Peking Duk & Naations @ The Grand Social – 8PM Thursday 6th Jimmy Carr @ Olympia Theatre – 8PM Dara O’Briain @ Vicar Street – 8.30PM Tuesday At Six @ Whelan’s (Upstairs) – 8PM Friday 7th Soccer Mommy @ The Grand Social – 8PM   Saturday 8th Inhaler @ Whelan’s – 8PM Perc @ Index – 11PM   Sunday 9th Titus Andronicus @ Whelan’s – 8PM Gwenifer Raymond @ Whelan’s (Upstairs) – 8PM

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Dublin Gig Guide: 23rd – 29th July 2018

Dublin Gig Guide: 23rd – 29th July 2018 Monday 23rd The Gaslight Anthem @ Vicar Street – 8PM Grace Jones @ Trinity College Summer Series – 6PM Tuesday 24th Il Divo @ Trinity College Summer Series – 6PM HRVY @ The Academy (Green Room) – 8PM Steve Earle & The Dukes @ Vicar Street – 8PM Wednesday 25th Rag ‘n’ Bone Man @ Trinity College Summer Series – 6PM Galway Street Club @ Whelan’s – 8PM Thursday 26th Jerry Dammers Dee Jay Night @ Whelan’s – 8PM Keywest @ Leopardstown Festival – 6PM Friday 27th Knockanstockan @ Blessington Circles: Day

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Dublin Gig Guide: 25th June – 1st July 2018

Dublin Gig Guide: 25th June – 1st July 2018 Monday 25th Beth Rowley @ Whelan’s – 8PM Tuesday 26th The Killers @ RDS – 6PM Roger Waters @ 3 Arena – 6.30PM Wednesday 27th IMRO First Cut’s @ Abner Browns Barbershop, Rathmines – 8PM Little Steven & His Disciples of Soul @ Button Factory – 8PM Thursday 28th Roy Ayers @ The Sugar Club – 8PM Kris Kristofferson @ Olympia Theatre – 8PM Friday 29th Gui Boratto @ District 8 – 11PM Avalon Emerson @ Wigwam – 11PM Saturday 30th Mother Pride Block Party @ Tivoli Theatre – 4PM (SOLD OUT)

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Dublin Gig Guide: 18th – 24th June 2018

Monday 18th LANY @ The Academy – 7PM C.W Stoneking @ The Grand Social – 7.30PM Tuesday 19th TBF @ Tivoli Theatre – 8PM Hatchlings @ Crowbar – 8PM   Wednesday 20th Christy Moore @ National Concert Hall – 8PM Angie McMahon @ Whelan’s (upstairs) – 8PM Thursday 21st Moon Looks On @ Whelan’s – 8PM Jenny Green & RTÉ Concert Orchestra @ Energie Park – 7.30PM Friday 22nd Sea Sessions Festival (all weekend) Body & Soul Festival (all weekend) Todd Terje @ District 8 – 11PM Inhaler @ Button Factory – 8PM Saturday 23rd Crazy Town @ The Bowery (Rescheduled date)

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Dublin Gig Guide: 4th – 10th June 2018

Dublin Gig Guide: 4th – 10th June 2018 Monday 4th Forbidden Fruit @ Royal Kilmainham Hospital Sorcha Richardson @ CrowBar – 8PM Tuesday 5th Lykkie Li, LCD Soundsystem – Malahide Gardens – 5PM Wednesday 6th Nick Cave & Patti Smith @ Malahide Gardens – 5PM Mik Pyro @ Whelan’s – 8PM G-Eazy @ Olympia Theatre – 8PM Thursday 7th Loma @ Whelan’s – 8PM Friday 8th CrowBlackChicken (album launch) @ The Bowery – 8PM The Hot Sprockets @ The Chalk Venue @ 8PM Saturday 9th Oh Joy @ Whelan’s – 8PM Gorillaz @ Malahide Castle – 6PM Sunday 10th The

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Dublin Gig Guide: 14th – 20th May 2018

Dublin Gig Guide: 14th – 20th May 2018   Monday 14th Trad Session @ Mother Reilly’s Bar & Restaurant – 9pm The only place to be if it’s a good ol’ trad session you’re after! Kicks off around 9/9.30pm and can have anywhere from 2-15 players! Tuesday 15th Snow Patrol @ Olympia Theatre – 8PM Snow Patrol return with a new album “Wildness” and a tour around the Ireland, UK & Europe! They’ve already sold out a number of shows and the Olympia show is one of them! Wednesday 16th Ed Sheeran @ Phoenix Park – 6PM Ed Sheeran performs

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Dublin Gig Guide: 7th – 13th May 2018

Dublin Gig Guide: 7th – 13th May 2018 Monday 7th Molly Sterling @ Crowbar – 8PM Molly Sterling music takes on a dark and deep direction, and has been compared to Lana Del Ray & Hannah Reid from London Grammar! Support from Jackie Beverley on the night! Tuesday 8th Ray LaMontagne @ Bord Gais Energy Theatre – 8PM Grammy Award winning singer/songwriter Ray LaMontagne brings his Just Passing Through acoustic tour to Bord Gáis Energy Theatre as part of his first UK & Ireland tour in seven years. Brad Mehlua Trio @ National Concert Hall – 8PM Brad Mehlua will

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Dublin Gig Guide: 16th – 22nd April 2018

Monday 16th Harry Styles @ 3 Arena – 6.30PM One Direction star brings his solo tour to Dublin’s 3 Arena, doors at 6.30pm!   The Streets @ Olympia Theatre – 7PM (SOLD OUT) Frank Skinner and The Streets return! Inactive since 2011, tickets sold out for this in no time at all! Also play on Tuesday night!   Tuesday 17th We Banjo 3 @ Whelan’s – 8PM Galway, Ireland’s We Banjo 3 find common ground between old world tradition and authentic Americana by plying their banjo, fiddle, guitar and mandolin in an innovation fusion of styles that they dub “Celtgrass. Doors

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Dublin Gig Guide: 9th – 15th April 2018

Monday 9th April Dua Lipa @ Olympia Theatre – 7PM (SOLD OUT) With her new single dominating the charts, Dua Lipa performs a sold out show at the Olympia to get the week started! Support on the night from Lxandra! Jessica-Lea Mayfield @ Whelan’s – 8PM Jessica Lea Mayfield performs at Whelan’s as part of her small European tour which includes gigs in the UK, Denmark & Sweden! Doors at 8pm!   Tuesday 10th Epica @ Tivoli Theatre – 10PM Symphonic metal giants Epica, will be coming to Dublin’s Tivoli Theatre on Tuesday! This is their Irish debut so be sure to

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Dublin Gig Guide: 19th – 25th March 2018

Dublin Gig Guide: 19th – 25th March 2018 Starting off the week, we have Steven Wilson playing at the Olympia Theatre! His album “To The Bone” is a pop-rock album filled with tastes of his all his influences and has been described as “Fusing driving futurist rock and spectral electronics to elegiac hyper-space ambience and dizzying, squalling guitars, To The Bone is Steven Wilson’s hat-tip to the hugely   ambitious progressive pop records of his youth.” Catch him at the Olympia from 8PM. Tuesday night sees Vance Joy place the first of his two sold out shows this year! Due to this show being

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Dublin Gig Guide: 26th February – 4th March 2018

Dublin Gig Guide: 26th February – 4th March 2018   Let’s kick off this week’s Dublin Gig Guide with Indie-Pop act Imagine Dragons! They will be playing a SOLD OUT show as part of their Evolve Tour! The tour includes shows in America, Europe and the UK! Tickets flew out the door for this one! Also on Monday night composer Nils Frahm will be playing another SOLD OUT show at the National Concert Hall! After spending much of 2017 in hibernation in preparation for a busy period ahead, Nils will commence 2018 with his first live performances since 2015, and will

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Dublin Gig Guide: 19th – 25th February 2018

Dublin Gig Guide: 19th -25th February 2018 Starting off the week on Monday evening, we have Galantis playing at the Olympia Theatre! Galantis is a Swedish production duo, Christian Karlsson (also of Bloodshy & Avant and Miike Snow) and Linus Eklow (Style of Eye). The Pharmacy reached No. 1 on the Billboard Dance Chart and spawned hit singles “Peanut Butter Jelly” and “Runaway (U&I),” the latter of which is RIAA certified gold in 7 countries and earned Grammy nominations! Tickets from €26.40! Tuesday is a busy night around the city with indie rock ban The Xcerts playing in Whelan’s and UK Grime superstar Wiley playing at

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Dublin Gig Guide: 12th – 18th February 2018

Dublin Gig Guide: 12th – 18th February 2018      It’s the month of Love and Valentines day is nearly upon us! Whether you’re spoken for our are a Bachelor/Bachelorette there’s loads of great gigs on this week to celebrate your love (or being single!) Starting off with Paul Weller at the Olympia Theatre! 2017 marked the 40th anniversary of Paul Weller’s first album, “In The City”, which he released with The Jam in May 1977. For most artists such a landmark would be greeted with extensive retrospective celebrations: lavish reissues and all that jazz. But Paul Weller is not like most

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Dublin Gig Guide: 5th – 11th February 2018

Dublin Gig Guide: 5th – 11th February 2018 It’s that time of the week once more! So let’s not hang around and get straight into it! The hit music & comedy show The Night Joe Dolan’s Car Broke Down is returning to The Olympia Theatre from Monday 5th to Saturday 10th February 2018 (including a matinee performance on Sat 10th Feb). This will be the show’s 7th run at The Olympia, where it has been enjoyed by over 50,000 people to date! This December marks the tenth anniversary of Joe’s passing. Tickets from €29.50! Tuesday evening, George Evelyn better known as Nightmares On Wax plays at District 8! Iconic Warp

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Dublin Gig Guide: 29th January – 4th February 2018

Dublin Gig Guide: 29th January – 4th February 2018 Since releasing their first single in 1985, Erasure have sold more than 25 million albums worldwide. Their 30th anniversary celebrations saw them deliver a Top 10 collection of singles, a 13-disc career-spanning box set and vinyl editions of their entire back catalogue. Since then, they’ve been busier than ever. In addition to recording World Be Gone, in 2016 Vince Clarke set up his own label, Very Records, releasing 2Square, his collaboration with Paul Hartnoll, and the Reed & Caroline debut, Buchla & Singing. Andy Bell continued to explore the character of

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Dublin Gig Guide: 22nd – 28th January 2018

Dublin Gig Guide: 22nd – 28th January 2018 There aren’t many events that unite a City, whether it’s with visitors, tourists or natives of the land, but one of those events that does, is the Temple Bar TradFest! The TradFest runs every year towards the end of January and this year the running dates are 24th-28th January. There is so much on over the course of the four days that’s it too difficult to pick out favourites. Many of pubs around Temple Bar and surrounding areas will have an abundance of trad music on. There is so much on for

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Dublin Gig Guide : 8th – 14th January 2018

We’re baaaaaaaaaack! We hope you all had a great Christmas, hope the big red man was good to you all 🙂 and a Happy New Year! Not a lot to choose from this week but just enough to keep you busy! Kicking us off on Monday evening The Grand Social hosts the Bowie Birthday Bash with London Boys & Special guests. This 6 piece band are unique in the Bowie tribute act cosmos in that they focus solely on Bowie’s recorded output from the 60’s, from his Mod/R&B days with The Lower Third into the music hall material of his David

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