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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: 11th – 17th February 2019

 Dublin Gig Guide: 11th – 17th February 2019 Monday 11th Jacob Henley @ The Workman’s Club – 8PM Ian Sweet @ The Grand Social – 8PM   Tuesday 12th The Definitive RatPack @ National Concert Hall – 8PM Saint Sister @ The Douglas Hyde Gallery – 6PM   Wednesday 13th Odette @ The Grand Social – 8PM Kudos @ Bello Bar – 8PM   Thursday 14th Maggie Rogers @ The Academy – 7PM (SOLD OUT) Post Malone @ 3 Arena – 6.30PM Cub Sport @ Whelan’s – 8PM   Friday 15th Ennio Morricone @ 3 Arena – 6.30PM Waze & Odyssey

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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: 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: 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: November 19th – 25th 2018

Dublin Gig Guide: November 19th – 25th 2018 Monday 19th Florence + The Machine @ 3 Arena – 6.30PM Tuesday 20th Interpol @ Olympia Theatre – 8PM Dashboard Confessional @ The Academy – 8PM Wednesday 21st Shame @ Tivoli Theatre – 8PM ZAPHO @ The Grand Social – 8PM Thursday 22nd The Coral @ The Academy – 8PM Friday 23rd Ailbhe Reddy @ Whelan’s – 8PM Dax J @ District 8 – 11PM   Saturday 24th Motor City Ensemble @ District 8 – 11PM The Music of Hans Zimmer vs. John Williams @ National Concert Hall – 8PM Laoise @

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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: 20th – 26th August 2018

Dublin Gig Guide: 20th – 26th August 2018 Monday 20th Britney Spears @ 3 Arena – 6.30PM Tuesday 21st Brian Wilson @ Vicar Street – 8PM Billy Talent @ The Academy – 7PM (SOLD OUT) Wednesday 22nd Skid Row @ The Academy – 7PM Thursday 23rd The Lone Bellows @ Whelan’s – 8PM Electric Shore, Barefoot Magicians & Norma Manly @ The Grand Social – 8PM Friday 24th Stiff Little Fingers @ The Academy – 7PM Duke Dumont @ The Wright Venue – 10PM Saturday 25th Immortal Technique @ The Sugar Club – 8PM Mik Pyro @ Whelan’s – 8PM

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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: 23rd – 29th April 2018

Dublin Gig Guide: 23rd – 29th April 2018 Monday 23rd Don Broco @ Tivoli Theatre – 8PM Don Broco will be touring in promotion of their most recent release “Technology” that hit shelves earlier this year. The heavier side of rock infused with some electronic elements!   Nashville @ 3 Arena – 6.30PM Farewell tour of the hit show “Nashville” following the lives of super star country musicians & the up & coming younger musicians! Tickets €50.65 from usual outlets. Tuesday 24th EDEN @ Olympia Theatre – 7PM (SOLD OUT) Dublin based multi-instrumentalist EDEN will perform a sold out show on

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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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: December 18th 2017 – January 8th 2018

With the Christmas period upon us, we will be closing from the 20th December until January 4th so this weeks Dublin Gig Guide will cover everything that’s on up to and including January 8th! It’s a double helping of Gigs!! Plenty of stuff on for all the family, but as you know we focus on live gigs! As many of you will expect, there is a lot of familiar faces around Dublin at Christmas time with performances from the likes of Glen Hansard, Damien Dempsey before Christmas and the one and only, Christy Moore playing a number of dates in

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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 : 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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