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Dublin Gig Guide: 9th – 15th December 2019

Dublin Gig Guide: 9th – 15th December 2019   Monday 9th Primal Scream @ Olympia Theatre – 8PM Clairo @ The Academy – 7PM (SOLD OUT)   Tuesday 10th Wild Youth @ Olympia Theatre – 8PM TiLT – CC Brez, Abbacaxi, Stomptown Brass & Bajjna @ Button Factory – 7.30PM     Wednesday 11th Hozier @ 3 Arena – 6.30PM     Thursday 12th Junior Brother @ Whelan’s – 8PM     Friday 13th Villagers @ Vicar Street – 7.30PM Fangclub @ Button Factory 7.30PM SPFDJ, Nur Jaber & TainT @ Index – 11PM     Saturday 14th The Scratch

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Dublin Gig Guide: September 25th – December 1st 2019

Dublin Gig Guide: September 25th – December 1st 2019 Monday 25th Larkins (+14 show) @ The Academy – 7.30PM   Ezra Collective @ Button Factory – 8PM   Tuesday 26th TiLT @ Button Factory – 7.30PM   Snow Patrol @ Olympia Theatre – 7PM   Blanco White @ Whelan’s – 8PM   Wednesday 27th Skepta @ Jam Park – 7.30PM (SOLD OUT)   Yungblud @ Vicar Street – 8PM   Steve Mason @ Whelan’s – 8PM   Thursday 28th Björk @ 3 Arena – 6.30PM   Julia Jacklin @ Button Factory – 7.30PM (SOLD OUT)   Friday 29th The Lumineers @

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Dublin Gig Guide: 18th – 24th November 2019

Dublin Gig Guide: 18th – 24th November 2019 Monday 18th Trad Session @ Mother Reilly’s – 9.30PM   Tuesday 19th Cass McCombs @ Button Factory – 7.30PM Sorry @ The Sound House – 7PM Rex Orange County @ Olympia Theatre – 8PM (SOLD OUT)   Wednesday 20th Ghost @ 3 Arena – 6PM Sofi Tukker @ Vicar Street – 8PM Sorcha Richardson @ Whelan’s – 8PM   Thursday 21st Wallis Bird @ Vicar Street – 8PM Chk Chk Chk @ Whelan’s – 8PM Lewis Capaldi @ Olympia Theatre – 8PM (SOLD OUT)   Friday 22nd Girl Band @ Vicar Street – 8PM

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Dublin Gig Guide: 11th – 17th November 2019

Dublin Gig Guide: 11th – 17th November 2019 Monday 11th Tinariwen @ Olympia Theatre – 7PM Lucy Spraggan @ Button Factory – 7.30PM   Tuesday 12th Jessica Pratt @ The Sugar Club – 8PM LAOISE @ Lost Lane – 8PM Snarky Puppy @ Olympia Theatre – 8PM   Wednesday 13th Foy Vance @ Olympia Theatre – 8PM GoldLink @ The Academy – 7PM All Tvvins @Whelan’s – 8PM   Thursday 14th She Drew The Gun @ The Sound House – 8PM Nick Helm @ Whelan’s – 8PM Lacuna Coil @ The Academy – 6PM   Friday 15th Thumper @ The

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Dublin Gig Guide: 4th – 10th November 2019

Dublin Gig Guide – 4th – 10th November 2019   Monday 4th Marc Rebillet @ Whelan’s – 8PM Friendly Fires @ The Academy – 7PM Greta Van Fleet @ Olympia Theatre – 8PM   Tuesday 5th Christina Aguliera @ 3 Arena – 6.30PM Tom Walker @ Olympia Theatre – 7PM (SOLD OUT)   Wednesday 6th Aurora @ Olympia Theatre – 7PM Priests @ The Grand Social – 8PM   Thursday 7th whenyoung @ Button Factory – 7.30PM Giggs @ Olympia Theatre – 8PM Mallrat @ The Academy – 7PM (SOLD OUT)   Friday 8th The Tallest Man On Earth @ Vicar Street

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Dublin Gig Guide – 21st – 27th October 2019

Dublin Gig Guide – 21st – 27th October 2019 Monday 21st Third Eye Blind @ The Academy – 7PM Self Esteem @ The Sound House – 8PM   Tuesday 22nd Chromatics @ Vicar Street – 8PM Everyone You Know @ Whelan’s – 8PM Orville Peck @ The Grand Social – 8PM (SOLD OUT)   Wednesday 23rd Of Monsters & Men @ Olympia Theatre – 8PM (SOLD OUT) MoStack @ The Academy – 7PM (SOLD OUT)   Thursday 24th Lethal Dialect & Friends @ Whelan’s (Main Room) – 8PM Skinny Pelembe @ Whelan’s (Upstairs) – 8PM Battles @ Button Factory – 8PM  

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Dublin Gig Guide: 14th – 20th October 2019

Dublin Gig Guide: 14th – 20th October 2019 Monday 14th Tim Hecker @ Button Factory – 7.30PM Two Door Cinema Club @ Olympia Theatre – 7PM   Tuesday 15th The Blizzards @ Tower Records (live in-store)- 7PM Headie One @ The Academy – 7.30PM   Wednesday 16th John Mayer @ 3 Arena – 6PM Black Star Riders @ The Academy – 7PM The Twilight Sad @ Olympia Theatre – 8PM   Thursday 17th Hot Chip @ Olympia Theatre – 7PM Cry Monster Cry @ Whelan’s – 8PM   Friday 18th VINCI @ The Grand Social – 8PM Cyril Hahn @

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Dublin Gig Guide: September 30th – October 6th 2019

Dublin Gig Guide: September 30th – October 6th 2019 Monday 30th Richard Hawley @ Olympia Theatre – 7PM JAY1 @ The Academy Green Room – 7PM   Tuesday 1st Tom Baxter @ The Sugar Club – 8PM Ashley McBryde @ The Academy – 8PM   Wednesday 2nd D Cullen @ Whelan’s (Upstairs) – 8PM   Thursday 3rd Toy Girl @ The Workman’s Club – 8PM Kneecap @ The Academy – 7PM (SOLD OUT)   Friday 4th Deborah De Luca @ District 8 – 11PM Volbeat @ Olympia Theatre – 6PM Hootie & The Blowfish @ 3 Arena – 6.30PM  

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Dublin Gig Guide: 23rd – 29th September 2019

Dublin Gig Guide: 23rd – 29th September 2019 Monday 23rd Ariana Grande @ 3 Arena – 6.30PM (SOLD OUT)   Tuesday 24th Khalid @ 3 Arena – 6.30PM Brendan Grace – Thanks for the Memories @ Olympia Theatre – 8PM Tiny Moving Parts @ The Grand Social – 8PM   Wednesday 25th Little Hours @ Whelan’s – 8PM Jessie Buckley @ Vicar Street – 8PM   Thursday 26th Pixies @ Olympia Theatre – 7PM (SOLD OUT) Amy Montgomery @ Whelan’s – 8PM Alcatrazz @ Button Factory – 6.30PM   Friday 27th The Soul Tree Mini-Festival @ The Sound House – 7PM Nealo

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Dublin Gig Guide: 12th – 18th August 2019

Dublin Gig Guide: 12th – 18th August 2019 Monday 12th Little Miss Sunshine @ Olympia Theatre – 7.3oPM CC Brez / Paj / A Sleeping Giant @ The Workman’s Club – 8PM   Tuesday 13th Durand Jones & The Indications @ Whelan’s – 8PM (SOLD OUT)   Wednesday 14th Killing Joke @ The Academy – 7PM Unearth / Aesect / This Place Hell @ Voodoo Lounge – 6.30PM   Thursday 15th All Saints @ Leopardstown Racecourse – 4PM Hailu Mergia @ The Sugar Club @ 8PM   Friday 16th Delorentos @ The Workman’s Club – 8PM The Murder Capital @

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Dublin Gig Guide: 5th – 11th August 2019

Dublin Gig Guide: 5th – 11th August 2019 Monday 5th Angie McMahon @ The Workman’s Club – 7.30PM   Tuesday 6th Tiz McNamara @ Whelan’s – 8PM   Wednesday 7th Airbourne @ The Academy – 7.30PM Haiku Hands @ The Grand Social – 8PM Counter Intelligence  @ Whelan’s – 7.30PM   Thursday 8th Russian Circles @ Button Factory – 7.30PM Oren Ambarchi @ The Sound House – 8PM   Friday 9th Lethal Dialect @ The Workman’s Club – 8PM Bleeding Heart Pigeons @ The Sound House – 8PM   Saturday 10th Ylofi @ The Grand Social – 8PM Richard Thompson

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Dublin Gig Guide: July 29th – August 4th 2019

Dublin Gig Guide: July 29th – August 4th 2019 Monday 29th No Vacation @ The Grand Social – 8PM   Tuesday 30th K.D Lang – Ingénue Redux @ National Concert Hall – 8PM Billy Bragg @ Whelan’s – 8PM The Ruby Sessions @ Doyle’s – 8PM   Wednesday 31st Bixiga 70 @ The Sugar Club – 8PM   Thursday 1st Uppbeat @ Whelan’s – 8PM   Friday 2nd Justine @ The Grand Social – 7PM Tommy Holohan @ Wigwam – 11PM Josh Wink @ Button Factory – 11PM   Saturday 3rd Beatyard 2019 @ Dun Laoghaire Harbour Leila Jane @ The

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Dublin Gig Guide: 22nd – 28th July 2019

Dublin Gig Guide: 22nd – 28th July 2019 Monday 22nd Binkbeats @ The Sugar Club – 8PM   Tuesday 23rd The Wailers @ Vicar Street – 8PM The Kila Sessions @ Whelan’s – 8PM Wednesday 24th Little Hours @ The Sugar Club – 8PM Eve Belle @ Whelan’s – 8PM Ezra Furman @ Button Factory – 7.30PM Thursday 25th Something Happens @ Leopardstown Racecourse – 4PM Saving Grace @ The Helix – 7PM Friday 26th An Evening with Shaun Ryder @ The Sugar Club – 7.30PM Rival Sons @ The Academy – 7.30PM Olympia @ The Sound House – 8PM

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Dublin Gig Guide: 15th – 21st July 2019

Dublin Gig Guide: 15th – 21st July 2019 Monday 15th Amadou & Mariam with The Blind Boys Of Alabama @ National Concert Hall – 8PM Mono @ Whelan’s – 8PM   Tuesday 16th The Skatalites @ Button Factory – 7PM Syrens @ Whelan’s – 8PM   Wednesday 17th Hot 8 Brass Band @ Button Factory – 7.30PM   Thursday 18th Garbage @ Iveagh Gardens – 6PM   Friday 19th The Academic @ Iveagh Gardens – 6PM G.I & Lethal Dialect @ The Sound House – 8PM Macy Grey @ The Sugar Club – 8PM   Saturday 20th DiVISION X Culture

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Dublin Gig Guide: 10th – 16th July 2019

Dublin Gig Guide: 10th – 16th July 2019 Monday 10th Gunna @ The Academy – 7PM   Tuesday 11th Backstreet Boys @ 3 Arena – 6.30PM Midnight Oil @ Olympia Theatre – 8PM Brí @ Whelan’s – 8PM   Wednesday 12th The Interrupters @ The Academy – 7PM Chance McCoy @ Whelan’s – 8PM   Thursday 13th Sophie Ellis-Bextor @ Vicar Street – 8PM Elton John @ 3 Arena – 6.30PM   Friday 14th Mumford & Sons @ Malahide Castle – 5PM Shalamar @ Vicar Street – 8PM   Saturday 15th Overmono @ Index – 11PM Bon Jovi @ RDS

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Dublin Gig Guide: May 27th – June 2nd 2019

Dublin Gig Guide: May 27th – June 2nd 2019 Monday 27th Dido @ Olympia Theatre – 7PM (SOLD OUT)   Tuesday 28th HEALTH @ The Grand Social – 8PM Rico Nasty @ The Academy Green Room – 7PM The Milk Carton Kids @ Olympia Theatre – 8PM   Wednesday 29th The Vamps @ 3 Arena – 6.30PM Lyra @ The Grand Social – 8PM Filthy Friends @ Button Factory – 7.30PM Eagle-Eye Cherry @ Whelan’s – 8PM   Thursday 30th Hugh Jackman – the Man. the Music. the Show. @ 3 Arena – 6.30PM SOAK @ Button Factory – 7.30PM  

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Dublin Gig Guide: 20th – 26th May 2019

Dublin Gig Guide: 20th – 26th May 2019   Monday 20th Alice In Chains @ Olympia Theatre – 7PM (SOLD OUT)   Tuesday 21st Oh Sees @ Button Factory – 7.30PM (SOLD OUT) Big Thief @ Vicar Street – 8PM LP @ Olympia Theatre – 8PM (SOLD OUT)   Wednesday 22nd Mariah Carey @ 3 Arena – 6.30PM Paul Young @ Olympia Theatre – 8PM   Thursday 23rd Hatchlings @ The Sound House – 7.30PM Less Than Jake @ Whelan’s – 8PM Walking On Cars @ 3 Arena – 6.30PM   Friday 24th Spice Girls @ Croke Park – 6PM

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Dublin Gig Guide: 13th – 19th May 2019

Dublin Gig Guide: 13th – 19th May 2019 Monday 13th Olly Murs @ 3 Arena – 6.30PM   Tuesday 14th Wu-Tang Clan, Public Enemy & De La Soul  @ 3 Arena – 6.30PM Dermot Kennedy @ Olympia Theatre – 7PM (SOLD OUT)   Wednesday 15th The Nude Party @ Whelan’s – 8PM   Thursday 16th Mongoose @ Whelan’s – 8PM Alex Lahey @ The Grand Social – 8PM Mick Flannery @ Vicar Street – 8PM   Friday 17th Oh Bryan @ Whelan’s – 8PM (SOLD OUT) Kid Trunks X Craig Xen @ The Academy Green Room – 7PM   Saturday

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Dublin Gig Guide: 6th – 12th May 2019

Dublin Gig Guide: 6th – 12th May 2019 Monday 6th Dick Valentine (Electric Six) @ The Grand Social – 8PM   Tuesday 7th Halfnoise @ The Grand Social – 8PM   Wednesday 8th Fat White Family @ Button Factory – 7.30PM Boyce Avenue @ Vicar Street – 8PM milk. @ Whelan’s (Upstairs) – 8PM   Thursday 9th The Little Things – Charity Album Launch @ Button Factory – 7PM Unloved @ Whelan’s – 8PM   Friday 10th dEUS @ The Academy – 7PM   Saturday 11th ELKAE @ Whelan’s – 8PM Richey Ahmed & Ejeca @ Index – 11PM  

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Dublin Gig Guide: 29th April – May 5th 2019

Dublin Gig Guide: 29th April – 5th May 2019   Monday 29th Richard Ashcroft @ Olympia Theatre – 7PM Take That @ 3 Arena – 6.30PM   Tuesday 30th Catfish and the Bottlemen @ Olympia Theatre – 8PM The Antlers @ The Sugar Club – 8PM   Wednesday 1st Sticky Fingers @ The Academy – 7PM (SOLD OUT) Blaenavon @ The Grand Social – 7PM   Thursday 2nd Felonies @ Whelan’s (Upstairs) – 8PM Newton Faulkner @ The Academy – 7PM RIOT @ Vicar Street – 8PM   Friday 3rd Eats Everything @ Index – 11PM Jafaris @ Button Factory –

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Dublin Gig Guide: 22nd – 28th April 2019

Dublin Gig Guide: 22nd – 28th April 2019   Monday 22nd Jack Rua / ELKIN / Gutnic @ Workman’s Club – 8PM   Tuesday 23rd The Kila Sessions @ Whelan’s – 7.30PM   Wednesday 24th Devlin @ The Grand Social – 8PM Mark Guiliana’s BEAT MUSIC – FutureJazzSeries @ The Sugar Club – 8PM Thursday 25th Bowling For Soup @ The Academy – 7PM Josh Gray @ Whelan’s – 8PM   Friday 26th True Tides @ Whelan’s – 8PM Collabro @ The Sugar Club – 7.30PM Aly & Fila @ Button Factory – 11PM   Saturday 27th RuthAnne @ Whelan’s

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Dublin Gig Guide: 15th – 21st April 2019

Dublin Gig Guide: 15th – 21st April 2019 Monday 15th Billy Lockett @ Whelan’s – 8PM   Tuesday 16th Dropkick Murphy’s @ Vicar Street – 8PM   Wednesday 17th Gavin James @ Olympia Theatre – 7PM (SOLD OUT) Christian Löffler @ Button Factory – 8PM   Thursday 18th Emily Burns @ The Academy 2 – 7PM Brian Deady @ The Sugar Club – 8PM   Friday 19th Jamie Adam @ Whelan’s – 8PM Chewing On Tinfoil @ The Workman’s Club – 7.30PM (SOLD OUT)   Saturday 20th Liam Geddes @ Whelan’s – 8PM Vulpynes @ The Academy 2 – 7PM

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Dublin Gig Guide: 8th – 14th April 2019

Dublin Gig Guide: 8th – 14th April 2019 Monday 8th Dave @ Olympia Theatre – 8PM (SOLD OUT)   Tuesday 9th Glen Hansard @ Vicar Street – 8PM Gabriel Kahane @ National Concert Hall – 8.30PM   Wednesday 10th Bear’s Den @ The Academy – 7PM Somebody’s Child @ The Sound House – 8PM   Thursday 11th Erica Cody @ The Grand Social – 8PM Inni-K @ Whelan’s – 8PM The Specials @ Olympia Theatre – 7PM   Friday 12th Interference @ Whelan’s – 8PM Damien Dempsey @ Vicar Street – 7.30PM   Saturday 13th Shawn Mendes @ 3 Arena –

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Dublin Gig Guide: 1st – 7th April 2019

Dublin Gig Guide: 1st – 7th April 2019 Monday 1st Trad Session @ Mother Reilly’s Rathmines – 9PM   Tuesday 2nd Watsky @ The Academy – 7PM IDLES @ Vicar Street – 7.30PM   Wednesday 3rd ROE @ Whelan’s – 8PM   Thursday 4th James Morrison @ Olympia Theatre – 8PM Ziggy Alberts @ Whelan’s – 7PM (SOLD OUT)   Friday 5th Sunil Sharpe, Tommy Holohan & Another Alias @ Opium – 10.30PM Swimming Tapes @ Whelan’s – 8PM Jimmy’s Cousin @ The Sugar Club – 8PM   Saturday 6th Dusky @ Index – 11PM Etta Bond @ The Sound

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Dublin Gig Guide: 25th – 31st March 2019

Dublin Gig Guide: 25th – 31st March 2019 Monday 25th The World of Hans Zimmer @ 3 Arena – 6.30PM The Cinematic Orchestra @ Vicar Street – 8PM   Tuesday 26th The Internet @ Olympia Theatre – 7PM White Lies @ Button Factory – 7.30PM   Wednesday 27th Picture This @ 3 Arena – 6.30PM Finbar Furey @ Vicar Street – 8PM   Thursday 28th Sundara Karma @ The Academy – 7PM   Friday 29th Leila Jane @ The Workman’s Club – 7PM Victor Ruiz @ Index – 11PM Keywest @ Olympia Theatre – 7PM   Saturday 30th Honey Dijon

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Dublin Gig Guide: 11th – 17th March 2019

Dublin Gig Guide: 11th – 17th March 2019 Monday 11th The Gloaming @ National Concert Hall – 6.30PM (SOLD OUT) Jack & Jack @ Olympia Theatre – 7PM   Tuesday 12th Bastille @ Olympia Theatre – 7PM Alexis Kings @ The Workman’s Club – 7PM   Wednesday 13th Christy Moore @ Vicar Street – 8PM   Thursday 14th P.O.D & Alien Ant Farm @ Button Factory – 7.30PM   Friday 15th Royal Yellow & Senu @ The Grand Social – 7.30PM Paul Woolford @ Pygmalion – Doors from 6.30PM Nicki Minaj & Future @ 3 Arena – 6.30PM   Saturday 16th

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Dublin Gig Guide: Feb 25th – March 10th 2019

Dublin Gig Guide: Feb 25th – March 10th 2019 Monday 25th Sleeping With Sirens @ The Academy – 7PM Fredo @ Olympia Theatre – 7PM   Tuesday 26th Catfish & The Bottlemen @ Olympia Theatre – 7PM (SOLD OUT) GusGus @ Button Factory – 7.30PM Tamino @ The Sugar Club – 7.30PM   Wednesday 27th Brass Against @ Button Factory – 7.30PM   Thursday 28th Steely Dan & Steve Winwood @ 3 Arena – 6.30PM Hayseed Dixie @ Button Factory – 7.30PM   Friday March 1st The Stranglers @ Olympia Theatre – 7PM Advance Base @ The Sound House – 8PM

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Dublin Gig Guide: 18th – 24th February 2019

Dublin Gig Guide: 18th – 24th February 2019   Monday 18th Jungle @ Olympia Theatre – 7PM Microdisney @ Vicar Street – 7PM   Tuesday 19th Razorlight @ Olympia Theatre – 7PM Geoff Tate @ Button Factory – 8PM   Wednesday 20th David Duchovny  @ The Academy – 7.30PM Eddi Reader @ Vicar Street – 8PM   Thursday 21st Searchlight 2019 @ Button Factory – 6.30PM CHVRCHES @ Olympia Theatre – 8PM   Friday 22nd Cromby @ Pygmalion – 11PM Randomer @ Index – 11PM Amine @ The Academy – 7PM Jay Rock @ Button Factory – 7.30PM   Saturday

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Dublin Gig Guide: 4th – 10th February 2019

Dublin Gig Guide: 4th – 10th February 2019 Monday 4th Trad Session @ Mother Reilly’s – 9PM   Tuesday 5th Steel Panther @ Vicar Street – 8PM   Wednesday 6th The Lemonheads @ The Academy – 7PM JigJam & Imar @ Whelan’s – 8PM   Thursday 7th Sorcha Richardson @ The Sound House – 8PM Gorgon City @ Olympia Theatre – 8PM Another Sky @ Whelan’s – 8PM   Friday 8th Zaska @ Button Factory – 7.30PM Tincy Stryder @ Voodoo Lounge – 10PM The Magician @ Opium – 10PM   Saturday 9th God Is An Astronaut @ The Academy –

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Dublin Gig Guide: 28th January – 3rd February 2019

Dublin Gig Guide: 28th January – 3rd February 2019 Monday 28th Hobo Johnson @ Vicar Street – 8PM Brame & Hamo @Button Factory – 10PM   Tuesday 29th Hayley Kiyoko @ Olympia Theatre – 8PM (SOLD OUT)   Wednesday 30th Ozzy Osbourne & Judas Priest @ 3 Arena – 6.30PM CANCELLED   Thursday 31st Tears for Fears @ 3 Arena – 8PM Public Service Broadcasting @ Olympia Theatre – 8PM   Friday 1st Feb Nightmares On Wax @ Pygmalion – 11PM Setaoc Mass @ Index – 11PM   Saturday 2nd Hannah Wants @ Index – 11PM Nicki Bluhm @ The Grand

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Searchlight 2019 – Meet The Bands

The Searchlight Development deal, is already well underway with Sound Training College students hard at work with four incredible acts. The development deal includes two tracks recorded for each act with the Sound Engineering and Music Production Students, in the award winning Sun Studios and Studio One. The deal also involves 4 months of intensive pre-production, with the Live Sound, Lighting and Stage Production Students, all working towards the goal of showcasing their musical talents in the Button Factory on the 21st of February! Have a peak at some of the acts that will be performing on the night! Saoirse

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Dublin Gig Guide: 14th – 20th January 2019

Dublin Gig Guide: 14th – 20th January 2019 Monday 14th Christy Moore @ Vicar Street – 8PM   Tuesday 15th Mastodon @ Olympia Theatre – 8PM   Wednesday 16th Neil & Liam Finn @ Olympia Theatre – 8PM Adrianne Lenker @ Button Factory – 8PM   Thursday 17th Keep Schtum @ Izakaya Basement – 10.30PM Marco Ramelli @ National Concert Hall – 7.30PM   Friday 18th DJ Stingray @ Index – 11PM Sam Paganini @ District 8 – 11PM Quebonafide @ Button Factory – 7PM   Saturday 19th Hidden Flux @ Button Factory – 10.30PM Route 94 @ District 8

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Dublin Gig Guide: 17th – 23rd December 2018

Dublin Gig Guide: 17th – 23rd December 2018 Monday 17th Hozier @ Olympia Theatre – 8PM (SOLD OUT) Tuesday 18th Christy Moore @ Vicar Street – 8PM Hudson Taylor @ Whelan’s – 8PM Wednesday 19th Kölsch @ Distrct 8 – 11PM Ash @ The Academy – 8PM Glen Hansard @ Vicar Street – 8PM (SOLD OUT) Thursday 20th Amelie Lens @ District 8 – 11PM (SOLD OUT) Friday 21st Solardo @ District 8 – 11PM The Ocelots @ Whelan’s – 8PM Fontaines DC @ Button Factory – 8PM (SOLD OUT) Saturday 22nd Blawan @ Index – 11PM Detroit Swindle @ District

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Dublin Gig Guide: 10th – 16th December 2018

Dublin Gig Guide: 10th – 16th December 2018 Monday 10th Travis @ Olympia Theatre – 8PM (SOLD OUT) Christy Moore @ Vicar Street – 8PM   Tuesday 11th Lily Allen @ Olympia Theatre – 8PM (SOLD OUT) Snow Patrol @ 3 Arena – 6.30PM   Wednesday 12th Ocean Colour Scene @ Olympia Theatre – 8PM Damien Dempsey @ Vicar Street – 8PM   Thursday 13th HamsandiwcH @ Whelan’s – 8PM Ryan McMullan @ The Academy – 8PM YG @ Olympia Theatre – 8PM   Friday 14th SPIES @ Button Factory – 8PM Surgeon @ Index -11PM Dixon @ District 8

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Dublin Gig Guide: 3rd – 9th December 2018

Dublin Gig Guide: 3rd – 9th December 2018 Monday 3rd Kylie @ 3 Arena – 6.30PM The Fratelllis @ The Academy – 7PM   Tuesday 4th The Coronas @ Olympia Theatre – 8PM (SOLD OUT) The Waterboys @ Vicar Street – 8PM   Wednesday 5th Carrron @ The Grand Social – 8PM   Thursday 6th Kojaque @ Button Factory – 8PM (SOLD OUT) The Blizzards @ Whelan’s – 8PM Little Green Cars @ Vicar Street – 8PM   Friday 7th Skream @ District 8 – 11PM Corner Boy @ Whelan’s – 8PM   Saturday 8th Tess Parks @ The Grand Social

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Dublin Gig Guide: November 26th – December 2nd 2018

Dublin Gig Guide: November 26th – December 2nd 2018 Monday 26th Jem Mitchell @ Arthur’s Blues & Jazz – 8PM Mother Reilly’s – Trad Session – 9.30PM   Tuesday 27th Jess Glynne @ 3 Arena – 6.30PM SOAK @ The Grand Social – 8PM   Wednesday 28th Signal:Reality @ Science Gallery Dublin – 6PM Mabel @ The Academy – 7PM   Thursday 29th Dreaming Of Jupiter @ Button Factory – 8PM Wheatus @ The Grand Social – 8PM   Friday 30th Lauryn Hill @ 3 Arena – 6.30PM Thumper @ The Workman’s Club – 11.45PM Wild Youth @ The Academy

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Dublin Gig Guide: 12th – 18th November 2018

Dublin Gig Guide: November 12th – 18th  Monday 12th Courtney Barrett @ Olympia Theatre – 8PM Tuesday 13th Slaves @ The Academy – 7PM Greg Fox Quadrinity  @ The Workman’s Club – 8PM   Wednesday 14th Deadmau5 @ District 8 – 10PM VINCI@ Whelan’s – 8PM Deacon Blue @ Olympia Theatre – 8PM   Thursday 15th Vance Joy @ Olympia Theatre – 8PM   Friday 16th Nelly @ The Wright Venue – 10PM Mumford & Sons @ 3 Arena – 6.30PM   Saturday 17th Less Than Jake // Reel Big Fish @ Button Factory – 8PM Grigory Leps @ 3

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Dublin Gig Guide: 5th – 11th November 2018

Dublin Gig Guide: 5th – 11th November 2018 Monday 5th Sigrid @ Olympia Theatre – 8PM (SOLD OUT) U2 @ 3 Arena – 6.30PM Talib Kweli @ The Academy – 7.30PM Tuesday 6th Anti-Flag / Cancer Bats /Worriers @ Whelan’s – 8PM Neko Case @ Vicar Street – 8PM Wednesday 7th Leon Bridges @ Olympia Theatre – 8PM Badly Drawn Boy @ Liberty Hall Theatre – 8PM Thursday 8th RAYE @ The Academy – 7.30PM Friday 9th Le Boom @ District 8 – 11PM (SOLD OUT) Bicep @ Olympia Theatre – 8PM Ansome @ Index – 11PM Ellen Allien @

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Dublin Gig Guide: 29th October – 4th November 2018

Dublin Gig Guide: 29th October – 4th November 2018 Monday 29th Stanley Clarke @ The Sugar Club – 8PM The Chemical Brothers @ 3 Arena – 6.30PM Jake Carter @ Vicar Street – 6.30PM Tuesday 30th Andrea Bocelli @ 3 Arena – 6.30PM Elder Island @ The Grand Social – 8PM Wednesday 31st Halloween Fest @ Button Factory – 7.30PM Kakkmaddafakka @ The Grand Social – 8PM Thursday 1st Slayer @ 3 Arena – 6.30PM Martin Sexton @ Whelan’s – 8PM Solomon Grey @ The Grand Social – 8PM Friday 2nd Vulpynes @ Whelan’s – 7.30PM Bicep @ Olympia Theatre

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Dublin Gig Guide: 22nd – 28th October 2018

Dublin Gig Guide: 22nd – 28th October 2018 Monday 22nd Bloc Party @ 3 Arena – 6.30PM IDLES @ Button Factory – 8PM (SOLD OUT)   Tuesday 23rd First Aid Kit @ Olympia Theatre – 8PM (SOLD OUT) Grace Carter @ The Sugar Club – 8PM Wednesday 24th Freya Ridings @ Tivoli Theatre – 8PM David Byrne @ 3 Arena – 6.30PM   Thursday 25th Jeff Lyne’s ELO @ 3 Arena – 6.30PM Elderbrook @ The Academy (Green Room) – 8PM Friday 26th Leila Jane @ Whelan’s – 8PM Hot Since ’82 @ District 8 – 11PM Saturday 27th Metropolis Festival @

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Dublin Gig Guide: 15th – 21st October 2018

Dublin Gig Guide: October 15th – 21st Monday 15th Alt-J @ Olympia Theatre – 7PM Tuesday 16th Editors @ Vicar Street – 8PM Wednesday 17th Dream Wife @ Whelan’s – 8PM Low w/ Katie Kim @ Vicar Street – 8PM Thursday 18th Jon Hopkins @ Vicar Street – 8PM Harlem Gospel Choir @ Olympia Theatre – 8PM   Friday 19th Camelphat @ District 8 – 11PM Paul Woolford @ Opium – 11PM Teleman @ Whelan’s – 8PM   Saturday 20th Beach House @ Vicar Street – 8PM Clap Your Hands Say Yeah! @ Button Factory – 8PM   Sunday 21st

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Dublin Gig Guide: 24th – 30th September 2018

Dublin Gig Guide: 24th – 30th September 2018 Monday 24th Arctic Monkeys @ 3 Arena – 6.30PM Signal: Mobile @ Science Gallery Dublin – 6PM Tuesday 25th Straight No Chaser @ Vicar Street – 8PM Frankenstein Bolts @ CrowBar – 8PM Wednesday 26th Shania Twain @ 3 Arena – 6.30PM Thursday 27th Alex & Echoes @ Button Factory – 8PM Julien Baker @ Vicar Street – 8PM Friday 28th Wyvern Lingo @ The Academy – 8PM Anna Calvi @ Tivoli Theatre – 8PM Three Trapped Tigers @ Bello Bar – 8PM  Saturday 29th Mano Le Tough B2B Amé @ District

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Dublin Gig Guide: September 17th – 23rd 2018

Dublin Gig Guide: 17th – 23rd September 2018 Monday 17th Why? @ Button Factory – 8PM Tuesday 18th Meltybrains? @ Abbey Theatre – 8PM Wednesday 19th Jason Derulo @ 3 Arena – 6PM Halestorm @ The Academy – 8PM  Mulatu Astake @ The Sugar Club – 8PM Thursday 20th Nick Mulvey @ Whelan’s – 8PM Friday 21st Chris Liebing @ Distrct 8 – 11PM Jimothy Lactose @ The Academy Green Room – 8PM Ross From Friends @ Button Factory – 7PM Saturday 22nd Elliot Adamson B2B Big Miz @ District 8 – 11PM Mitski @ Tivoli Theatre – 8PM Wild

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Dublin Gig Guide : 13th – 19th August 2018

Dublin Gig Guide : 13th – 19th August 2018   Monday 13th John Prine @ National Concert Hall – 8PM Tuesday 14th La Dispute @ Button Factory – 8PM Steven Page (Barenaked Ladies) @ Whelan’s – 8PM Wednesday 15th DevilDriver @ Tivoli Theatre – 8PM Maya Youssef @ National Concert Hall – 8PM Thursday 16th Ariel Pink & Jordan Elbrecht @ Button Factory – 8PM Joan As Police Women @ Whelan’s – 8PM Friday 17th Eats Everything @ District 8 – 11PM Saturday 18th Eleanor Friedberger @ The Grand Social – 8.30PM The 502’s @ Whelan’s – 8PM Sunday 19th

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Dublin Gig Guide: 9th – 15th July 2018

Dublin Gig Guide: 9th – 15th July 2018 Monday 9th Leila Jane @ Crowbar – 8PM Tuesday 10th Tune Yards @ Tivoli Theatre – 8PM At The Drive-In @ Vicar Street – 8PM Wednesday 11th Foil, Arms & Hog @ Whelan’s – 8PM (SOLD OUT) Thursday 12th Soul Brass Band – New Orleans @ The Sugar Club – 8PM And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead @ Button Factory – 8PM Bruno Mars @ Marlay Park – 5.30PM Friday 13th Longitude @ Marlay Park – 1PM Ejeca @ District 8 – 11PM Saturday 14th Longitute @ Marlay Park

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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: May 28th – June 3rd 2018

Monday 28th Father John Misty @ Vicar Street – 8PM Broken Social Scene @ Tivoli Theatre – 7.30PM 5 Seconds Of Summer @ 3 Arena – 6.30PM Tuesday 29th Blue Rose Code @ Whelan’s – 8PM Ezra Furman @ Tivoli Theatre – 7.30PM   Wednesday 30th 30 Seconds to Mars @ 3 Arena – 6.30PM Thursday 31st Hermitage Green @ Whelan’s – 8PM Yungblud @ Whelan’s (Upstairs) – 8PM Sam Smith @ 3 Arena – 6.30PM   Friday 1st June Christian Smith & Cristain Varela @ Button Factory – 11PM Saturday 2nd Forbidden Fruit @ Royal Hospital Kilmainham Sunday 3rd

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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: 30th April – 6th May 2018

  Dublin Gig Guide: 30th April – 6th May 2018 Monday 30th April Tokio Myers @ Olympia Theatre – 8PM (SOLD OUT) After breaking into the music scene after a mesmerising performance on Britain’s Got Talent, Myers secured a deal with Syco Music! The multi-instrumentalist plays a sold out show! Tuesday 1st May Metz @ Whelan’s – 8PM One of the best live bands around at the moment, Metz will play a headline show at Whelan’s on Tuesday evening! Special guest on the night Oh Boland! Sarah McQuaid @ The Grand Social – 7.30PM Madrid-born, Chicago-raised, Cornwall-based singer-songwriter Sarah McQuaid

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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: 2nd – 8th April 2018

Monday 2nd John Gibbons @ Olympia Theatre – 7PM Irish house DJ John Gibbons takes the stage at the Olympia Theatre for his biggest headline show to date, tickets €21.50. Tuesday 3rd Macklemore – 3 Arena – 6.30PM With his most recent album Gemini which features an abundance of artists including Lil’ Yatchy, Kesha & OFFset  from Migos! Macklemore will perform two shows at the 3 Arena this week, some tickets still available! Wednesday 4th Dr. John Cooper Clarke @ Whelan’s – 7PM SOLD OUT The multi faceted Dr John Cooper Clarke will be performing a sold out show at Whelan’s.

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Dublin Gig Guide: March 26th – April 1st 2018

Monday 26th MØ @ Olympia Theatre – 7PM Danish singer-songwriter MØ plays the Olympia Theatre after her show at The Academy got rescheduled. A familiar blend of electro and synth-pop, tickets €21! Tuesday 27th  Django Django @ Tivoli Theatre – 7.30PM Quirky indie-rock is what Django Django do, and they do it very well! Tickets from the original date of March 2nd still valid. Phoenix @ Olympia Theatre – 7PM Alternative French indie-pop rockers Phoenix will play a SOLD OUT show at the Olympia Theatre. New album “Ti Amo” has done very well since it’s release in late 2016. Wednesday 28th 

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Dublin Gig Guide: 12th – 18th March 2018

Dublin Gig Guide: 12th – 18th March 2018 Ah it’s Sunday once again! Time to wash away those blues with our weekly Dublin Gig Guide! With Saturday being St. Patrick’s Day there will be an abundance of music across all the pubs & clubs so get your Green on and get out for some Trad! Let’s start the week off on Monday as always! We’ve got Rejjie Snow playing in the Olympia Theatre, Rejji is an Irish hip-hop artist, his debut album, Dear Annie, hit the shelves back in February and is very, very impressive. It’s executive produced by Rahki, who won

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Dublin Gig Guide: 5th – 11th March 2018

At the time of writing we are still heavily snowed under and with a number of shows postponed last week hopefully by the time you’re reading this Storm Emma will be a thing of the past! Kicking us off on Monday is experimental Trad act The Gloaming who will be performing a string of dates over the course of the week and all of them are sold out! They are due to be on-stage at 8PM sharp! Tuesday night, we have Squeeze frontman Chris Difford performing at Whelan’s. As a member of one of London’s best-loved bands, the Squeeze co-founder

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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: 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: 15th – 21st January 2018

Dublin Gig Guide: 15th – 21st January 2018 It’s Thursday once again which can mean only one thing! It’s one day until the weekend and even better, it means our Dublin Gig Guide is here! We scour the internet to find you all the best gigs and shows on around the city every week! This week is no different with an eclectic mix of stuff on this week – let’s get started! We’ll kick off on Tuesday night as there was slim pickings on Monday evening! Motionless In White will be performing at The Academy on Middle Abbey Street, the

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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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Dublin Gig Guide: 11th – 17th December 2017

Dublin Gig Guide: 11th – 17th December 2017 Christy Moore will make a very welcome return to Vicar Street for a brace of gigs this December & January 2018, good news for all who have made it an annual visit, Christy returns with a new album On The Road, which was released on November 17th. Over the past two years, Christy has recorded all gigs and gleaned this collection which features 24 songs recorded at 17 venues (including 3 tracks from Vicar St). Christy looks forward to returning to this great venue where he has performed almost 200 times, with no

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Dublin Gig Guide : 27th November – 3rd December 2017

Nostalgia is the theme of this weeks gigs with a number of artists who would have been considered top of their game  in the past so let’s kick of as always with Monday evening. Singer-songwriter Jame Blunt performs at the 3 Arena promotion his newest album The Afterlove which hit the shelves in March of this year. His fifth studio album to date, Blunt, who is known for his quick wit and jokes, announced in January 2017 via twitter “Check out my 12 inch…” with a clip of himself in the bathtub! Tickets still available for this one! Tuesday evening,

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Dublin Gig Guide : 20th – 26th November 2017

With Christmas just around the corner distract yourself with this weeks gigs! Loads on this week so let’s get on with it! Monday night we have indie rockers Wolf Parade performing at Button Factory! The 4-piece are currently embarking on a worldwide tour and are booked to play one show on Irish soil, their most recent album Cry Cry Cry was released last October and has fared very well in charts and has seen some very favourable reviews. Doors from 7.30PM! Over in Vicar Street, we have everybody’s favourite 00’s rapper Nelly! Nelly has fallen on some hard times recently

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Dublin Gig Guide : 13th – 19th November 2017

Dublin Gig Guide : 13th – 19th November 2017 The nostalgia train pulls into Dublin this week with infamous pop act Steps will be performing at the 3 Arena on Monday night. The show is part of their reunion tour and most recent album release “Tears On The Dancefloor” which was released in April of this year! Be sure to snap up a ticket as support on the night from Vengaboys it will be a nostalgic double-header bound to bring you back to your youth! On Tuesday night, we have Sylvan Esso playing at the Tivoli Theatre. The Indie-Pop duo

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Dublin Gig Guide : 6th – 12th November 2017

Kicking us off this week is pop sensation’s Little Mix! They will be performing two sold out shows at the 3 Arena! The X-Factor season 8 winners, who were the first group to win the series still to this day headed out on tour last May and finishes at the end of this month. The Glory Days Tour has been a huge success so far and included shows in Australia, New Zealand, Netherlands and Belgium! Electro-pop sensation Zola Jesus will also be performing on Monday night in Whelans. Zola Jesus, (real name Nika Roza Danilova) has been recording music as

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Dublin Gig Guide : 30th October – 5th November 2017

Dublin Gig Guide : 30th October – 5th November 2017 It’s that spooky time of the year again, all the trick-or-treaters will be out in force and everyone will be in good spirits! Gig-wise it’s a jam packed week, and on Tuesday evening there is a number of Halloween themed events going on around the city so be sure to check your local listings for more information. Kicking off with Monday, we have Steely Dan performing their second show over the course of the weekend! The second show as part of the BlueFest gigs alongside The Doobie Brothers! Tickets quickly

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Dublin Gig Guide : 23rd – 29th October 2017

Dublin Gig Guide : 23rd – 29th October 2017 It’s time for another weekly Dublin Gig Guide! Loads on this week, and just a note for last week, due to Hurricane Ophelia around the country, The Breeders gig in Vicar Street was cancelled and it’s not looking likely that it will be rescheduled as refunds were being offered at point of sale and the remainder of their European tour was coming up quick and fast. Unfortunate as it was their first tour in three years so who knows where we’ll get to see them again. Anyway, let’s get started as

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Dublin Gig Guide : 16th – 22nd October 2017

Dublin Gig Guide : 16th – 22nd October 2017 We have a jam packed week this week for you! An eclectic mix of gigs all around the city so you’ve no excuse not to get out and catch something! Let’s kick off as always with Monday night and we have The Breeders performing at Vicar Street! Pixies former bass player Kim Deal, started up The Breeders with Tanya Donnelly of Throwing Muses. alternative grunge rock is the order of the day here and doors for this one are at 8PM! Tuesday evening, The Sugar Club plays host to FORQ! FORQ

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Dublin Gig Guide : 9th – 15th October 2017

Dublin Gig Guide : 9th – 15th October 2017 We’re back again with another instalment of our weekly Dublin Gig Guide! It’s its happening in Dublin we know about! All the info you need in one quick and easy guide! Loads happening around the city this week so lets kick off with Monday night! Nik Kershaw will be playing at Vicar Street! Kershaw had shown interest in music at a much later stage in his life than many others, not picking up a guitar until the age of 15 after watching a David Bowie documentary! With influences ranging from T-Rex

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Dublin Gig Guide : 25th September – 1st October 2017

It’s time for another Weekly instalment of Dublin’s Gig Guide brought to you by Sound Training! Quiet enough start to this week but then as always as the weekend rolls in there is more gigs on than you can shake a stick at! Let’s kick off as always with Monday! Quiet around town on Monday night, although if you’re looking for a good old fashioned Irish Trad Session there is only one place to be and that’s Mother Reilly’s in Rathmines. This open session has been running for a number of years and is always a great night, whether Trad

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Dublin Gig Guide: 4th – 10th September 2017

Dublin Gig Guide: 4th – 10th September 2017 It’s that time of the week again! Our Dublin Gig Guide strives to give you all the insights into whats going on around the city and what’s worth going to see! With Electric Picnic just a hazy-faded memory, we continue on with this week’s live gigs!  First off, on Monday night the Button Factory plays host to one of the most influential math-rock post-rock bands to ever grace the earth. With only two full-length album releases and one EP, American Football have a huge following. The band started up in 1997 and

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STC Graduates – Class of 2017

Here at Sound Training College we do our utmost to keep up-to-date with what our graduates are up to. We feel it is very important to see how their careers are developing and this year is no different. Recently, we got to talk to a number of our Studio Engineering & Music Production and Live Sound, Lighting & Stage Production graduates to see what they thought of the course, what their experience was like and what they are doing with themselves now! Both our Studio Engineering & Music Production and Live Sound, Lighting & Stage Production courses prepare our students for work

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Dublin Gig Guide : 24th – 30th July 2017

We’re back with another Dublin Gig Guide! Lots of great stuff going on this week, although we must start this off with a sad note. Chester Bennington of the nu-metal rock band Linkin Park was found dead at his home yesterday evening, our thoughts and prayers and with his family and friends. Chester was one of the leading vocalists of his time and was the voice of a generation for many. He will be sorely missed. 🙁 Let’s get on with this weeks gigs! Two great shows kicking us off on Tuesday night! First off we have Kate Nash performing

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STC Student Showcase – Modem Button Factory Takeover

Many will tell you that the ability to read a crowd and keep people on the dance-floor will, more than likely be one of the top skills of any DJ or producer. With many of the DJ’s there are in the world at the moment, there has been massive scrutiny around some performers just pressing play and letting the software do the work, or playing to a supposed backing track. But with the invention and development of equipment such as Push from Ableton or Maschine from Native Instruments, it has only added to the creative and energetic side of a live performance.

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Dublin Gig Guide : 17th – 23rd July 2017

Dublin Gig Guide : 17th – 23rd July 2017 Another week in July and another quiet Monday evening for live gigs, but fear not! If you’re looking for something to keep you going on Monday evening, check out Once the musical at the Olympia Theatre. Once has been mentioned a number of times before in our Gig Guide but we really can’t recommend it enough! Let’s kick off Tuesday with a bang, we’ve got American experimental metal band Sunn O))) playing at The Button Factory. Sunn O))) are a hard one to categorise as they dabble in experimental, doom, drone

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Dublin Gig Guide : 8th – 14th May

Dublin Gig Guide 8th – 14th May As the sun sets on the best week of the year so far (weather wise) it’s a small reminder that when it’s nice and sunny outside this is the best country in the world! So with that in mind, let’s crack on with this weeks Dublin Gig Guide! A couple of very special shows throughout the week, covering pop, metal, blues and a gig for the fantastic charity Aware! Anyway without further ado, let’s crack on! Monday night sees The Vamps take the stage at the 3 Arena, the young English four-piece began out

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Dublin Gig Guide : 3rd – 9th April

Dublin Gig Guide : 3rd – 9th April It’s that time of the week again where we provide you with all the information you need for the upcoming weeks gigs! A seriously good selection of gigs this week as always, loads of gigs to cover so let’s get started! Starting us off on Monday the 3rd, Olly Murs the former X-Factor runner-up brings his latest tour the the 3 Arena for a one-off show! Murs hit the big time after coming second on the popular reality show The X-Factor, and his career has grown massively since then. Achieving major label

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Dublin Gig Guide : 6th February – 12th February

Dublin Gig Guide 6th February – 12th February It’s that time of the week once more! We here at Sound Training are back with our weekly Gig Guide for all the info you need for all the best shows around the city for the up and coming week! First up on Monday evening at the Olympia Theatre, we have Icelandic folk-rockers Kaleo playing at 8PM, Kaleo have gathered a massive fan base over the last 2 or 3 years proving that there is more great Icelandic music out there other than Sigúr Rós! Again showing that they ain’t going anywhere

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Dublin Gig Guide : 29th January – 5th February

Dublin Gig Guide 29th January – 5th February  We’re back with this weeks Dublin Gig Guide! Everything you need to plan the weeks gigs! Kicking off this week we have a fantastic show in Vicar Street with Fun Lovin’ Criminals! The Scooby snackers will be playing all the hits and it’s not one to miss! Doors at 7PM, tickets are still available at €35! Next up on Thursday night we have Exmagician from Belfast. Things are looking good for the Belfast rockers, with a number of shows booked in Ireland and the UK throughout February Exmagician are ones to keep an

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