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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: October 28th – November 3rd 2019

Dublin Gig Guide: October 28th – November 3rd 2019   Monday 28th KLLO @ The Workman’s Club – 8PM Blackbear @ Olympia Theatre – 8PM Girl In Red @ The Academy – 7PM (SOLD OUT)   Tuesday 29th A-ha @ 3 Arena – 7PM Midge Ure @ Olympia Theatre – 8PM   Wednesday 30th Lloyd Cole @ Vicar Street – 8PM Marina @ Olympia Theatre – 7PM (SOLD OUT) Reverend & The Makers @ The Academy Green Room – 7PM   Thursday 31st Paddy Hanna @ The Grand Social – 8PM Hermitage Green @ Olympia Theatre – 8PM   Friday 1st November

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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: 16th – 22nd September 2019

Dublin Gig Guide: 16th – 22nd September 2019 Monday 16th Steve Gunn @ Lost Lane – 8PM   Tuesday 17th The Miami Showband Story @ The Gaiety Theatre – 7.30PM   Wednesday 18th Rodrigo Y Gabriela @ Olympia Theatre – 7PM Brand New Friend @ Whelan’s (Upstairs) – 8PM   Thursday 19th Runaway Lights @ The Workman’s Club – 7PM Bicurious @ The Grand Social – 8PM   Friday 20th Trance Wax @ Index – 11PM Ableton – Push Playground @ STC – 6PM Soulé @ Lost Lane – 8PM   Saturday 21st Ben Klock. DVS1, Newa & Mode_1 @

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Dublin Gig Guide: August 26th – September 8th 2019

Dublin Gig Guide: August 26th – September 8th 2019   Monday 26th Lazy Band @ Dame Tavern – 7PM   Tuesday 27th The Faim @ The Academy – 7.30PM RTE National Concert Orchestra @ National Concert Hall – 1PM   Wednesday 28th Ella Fitzgerald – Just One Of Those Things @ The Sugar Club – 7.30PM Dysania @ The Workman’s Club – 8.30PM   Thursday 29th Tomike @ The Sound House – 7.30PM Ellemeno @ Berlin D2 – 6.30PM   Friday 30th New Jackson @ Pygmalion – 6PM Electric Picnic @ Stradbally   Saturday 31st Electric Picnic @ Stradbally Nick

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Dublin Gig Guide: 19th – 25th August 2019

Dublin Gig Guide: 19th – 25th 2019   Monday 19th The Contortionist @ Voodoo Lounge – 7PM   Tuesday 20th Stephen Robinson @ Whelan’s – 8PM   Wednesday 21st Foo Fighters @ RDS – 5PM Pauric O’Meara @ The Sound House – 7PM   Thursday 22nd Post Malone @ RDS – 7PM Maija Sofia / Gadget & The Cloud @ Yamamori Tengu – 11PM   Friday 23rd Little Steven & The Disciples Of Soul @ Vicar Street – 8PM Rory Gallagher Festival @ The Purty Kitchen – 9.30PM   Saturday 24th Dublin City Rounders @ Mother Reilly’s – 9PM Weiss

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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: 8th – 14th July 2019

Dublin Gig Guide: 8th – 14th July 2019 Monday 8th The Eagles @ 3 Arena – 6.30PM   Tuesday 9th Stevie Wonder @ 3 Arena – 6.30PM Mattiel @ Whelan’s – 7.30PM   Wednesday 10th Bob Skeleton @ The Workman’s Club – 8PM Moving Hearts @ National Concert Hall – 7PM   Thursday 11th IDLES @ Iveagh Gardens – 6.30PM The Stunning @ Leopardstown Racecourse – 5PM   Friday 12th KRS-One @ Voodoo Lounge – 7.30PM Villagers @ Iveagh Gardens – 6.30PM Mongoose @ Lost Lane – 8PM Sharon Shannon @ Whelan’s – 8PM   Saturday 13th Aslan @ Iveagh

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Dublin Gig Guide: 24th – 30th June 2019

Dublin Gig Guide: 24th – 30th June 2019 Monday 24th King Princess @ The Academy – 7.30PM (SOLD OUT) The New Brass Kings @ Lost Lane – 8.30PM   Tuesday 25th Stereolab @ Vicar Street – 8PM Clementino @ Whelan’s – 8PM   Wednesday 26th Tame Impala @ 3 Arena – 6.30PM   Thursday 27th Hatchlings//Sky Atlas//Alta Cura @ Whelan’s – 8PM Matt Corby @ Vicar Street – 8PM   Friday 28th Chasing Abbey @ Olympia Theatre – 8PM   Saturday 29th The Living End @ The Living End – 8PM Roy Ayers @ The Sugar Club – 8PM  

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Dublin Gig Guide: 17th – 23rd June 2019

Dublin Gig Guide: 17th – 23rd June 2019 Monday 17th Gladys Knight @ Olympia Theatre – 8PM Il Divo @ 3 Arena – 6.30PM   Tuesday 18th P!nk @ The RDS – 6PM Beartooth @ The Academy – 7.30PM The Magic Numbers @ Whelan’s – 8PM   Wednesday 19th Billy Corgan @ Olympia Theatre – 8PM Christy Moore @ National Concerts Hall @ 8PM   Thursday 20th Cult Called Man @ Whelan’s – 8PM The Blizzards @ Leopardstown Racecourse – 6PM   Friday 21st George Ezra @ Malahide Castle – 7PM Fanacanta @ Sin E – 8PM (Single launch)  

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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: 3rd – 9th June 2019

Dublin Gig Guide: 3rd – 9th June 2019 Monday 3rd Forbidden Fruit w/Elbow, Fontaines & many more – 3.30PM   Tuesday 4th Blow The Dust Orchestra @ National Concert Hall – 1PM The Kila Sessions @ Whelan’s – 7.30PM   Wednesday 5th Galway Street Club @ Whelan’s – 8PM   Thursday 6th The Bonk & Cian Nugent @ Tengu – 8PM Michael Bublé @ 3 Arena – 6.30PM Fantastic Negrito @ The Academy – 7PM   Friday 7th Crazy P @ The Sugar Club – 8PM Snow Patrol & The Kooks @ Malahide Castle – 5PM   Saturday 8th The

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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: 18th – 24th March 2019

Dublin Gig Guide: 18th – 24th March 2019 Monday 18th Dodie @ Vicar Street – 7PM Smokeasac @ The Academy 2 – 7PM   Tuesday 19th Dr John Cooper Clarke @ Vicar Street – 8PM Drake @ 3 Arena @ 6.30PM Anderson .Paak & the Free Nationals @ Olympia Theatre – 7PM   Wednesday 20th TOUTS @ The Academy – 7PM   Thursday 21st Alice Merton @ Whelan’s – 8PM Benjamin Francis Leftwich @ Button Factory – 7.30PM   Friday 22nd Molly Sterling @ Whelan’s – 8PM (SOLD OUT) Tourist @ The Academy – 7PM Gabrielle @ Olympia Theatre –

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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: 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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Graduate Interview Series – Phillip Magee

Graduate Interview Series – Phillip Magee Phillip Magee is a world renowned music producer, STC graduate Phillip, has worked with many international artists during his career. He has been the brains behind some chart toppings songs, and we were delighted to have the opportunity to catch up with him! We got to hear what he has been up to and his opinion of our brand new degree course (BA) Hons in Audio Production & Music Project Management run in collaboration with Dublin Business School! Focusing on aspects of the music industry that were lacking in other courses, Our BA (Hons)

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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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Graduate Interview Series – Alex Borwick

Alex is a graduate of our Sound Engineering & Music Production diploma course and he was kind enough to take some time out of his very busy schedule to meet us and have a quick chat! He talked about his time here and also gave his expert opinion of our brand new BA (Hons) Audio Production & Music Project Management course! Ran in collaboration with Dublin Business School, students can experience the best of many different aspects of the music industry and in particular, focusing on ‘real-world’ industry projects. Since graduating, Alex has been going from strength to strength in his

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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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Dublin Gig Guide: 21st – 27th January 2019

Dublin Gig Guide: 21st – 27th January 2019 Monday 21st Years & Years @ Olympia Theatre – 8PM (SOLD OUT) Walking On Cars @ Whelan’s – 8PM (SOLD OUT) Tuesday 22nd Azelia Banks @ The Academy – 7.30PM (SOLD OUT) Wednesday 23rd Marc Rebillet @ Tivoli Theatre – 8PM Fisher @District 8 – 11PM Thursday 24th Death Cab For Cutie @ Olympia Theatre – 8PM (SOLD OUT) Boyzone @ 3 Arena – 6.30PM Friday 25th Ejeca & Friends @ District 8 – 11PM Ben Howard @ 3 Arena – 6.30PM   Saturday 26th Oscar Blue @ Whelan’s – 8PM Mark Laird

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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: 7th – 13th January 2019

Dublin Gig Guide: 7th – 13th January 2019 Monday 7th Space Oddity @ National Concert Hall – 7.30PM   Tuesday 8th Christy Moore @ Vicar Street – 8PM   Wednesday 9th Leah Louise @ Crowbar – 8PM   Thursday 10th DJ Deeon @ Wigwam – 11PM The 1975 @ 3 Arena – 6.30PM   Friday 11th Fjaak @ District 8 – 11PM David Keenan @ Whelan’s – 8PM   Saturday 12th 2manydjs @ District 8 – 11PM JC Stewart @ Whelan’s – 8PM   Sunday 13th Russell Jackson @ Arthur’s Blues & Jazz – 4.30PM

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Dublin Gig Guide: December 24th – January 6th 2019

Dublin Gig Guide: December 24th – January 6th 2019 Monday 24th Whelan’s Song Cycle @ Whelan’s – 8PM   Tuesday 25th   Wednesday 26th DVS1 & friends @ Wigwam – 9PM MellaDee @ District 8 – 11PM John Gibbons @ The Wright Venue – 11PM   Thursday 27th Kerri Chandler @ District 8 – 11PM Aslan @ Vicar Street – 8PM   Friday 28th Vulpynes @ The Underground – 8PM Ben Klock @ District 8 – 11PM Roman Flugel @ Pygmalion – 11PM   Saturday 29th Groove Armada @ District 8 – 11PM DJ Deece & Jimmy Rouge B2B @

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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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 10th – 16th September 2018

Dublin Gig Guide: 10th – 16th September 2018   Monday 10th slowthai @ The Workman’s Club – 8PM Heather Nova @ Whelan’s – 8PM   Tuesday 11th Xavier Rudd @ The Academy – 8PM (SOLD OUT) Incubus @ Bord Gais Energy Theatre – 8PM   Wednesday 12th Europe @ Olympia Theatre – 8PM   Thursday 13th Sonny Fodera @ District 8 – 11PM   Friday 14th Fatai @ Whelan’s – 8PM Fuinneamh Festival @ Bellurgan Park, Dundalk Hilary Woods @ The Sugar Club – 8PM   Saturday 15th Brame & Hamo @ District 8 – 11PM Against The Current @

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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: 27th August – 2nd September 2018

Dublin Gig Guide: 27th August – 2nd September 2018 Monday 27th GZA @ The Sugar Club – 8PM Monday Jazz Jam w/Salt Peanuts @ The Grand Social – 8.30PM Tuesday 28th Roots & Blues @ Arthur’s Blues & Jazz Club – 8PM Wednesday 29th Shannon & The Clams @ Whelan’s – 8PM Supafreak @ House Dublin – 8PM Thursday 30th Garageland – Fade to Light, Elkin, Cado & the Delta Cats @ The Bowery – 8PM Track Dogs @ The Sugar Club – 8PM Friday 31st Maria Rita @ Vicar Street – 8PM Markas Carcas & the Trail Gang @

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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 : 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: 30th July – 5th August 2018

Dublin Gig Guide: 30th July – 5th August 2018 Monday 30th Hobo Johnson @ Whelan’s – 8PM Tuesday 31st The Olllam @ Whelan’s – 8PM Graham Nash @ National Concert Hall – 8PM Wednesday 1st August Killswitch Engage @ The Academy – 7PM Fields @ Whelan’s – 8PM (Upstairs) Thursday 2nd Dweezil Zappa “Choice Cuts” @ Vicar Street – 8PM Friday 3rd Castlepalooza 2018 @ Charleville Castle – Tullamore All Together Now @ Curraghmore House – Co. Waterford Indiependence Music & Arts Festival  Mitchlestown, Co. Cork Saturday 4th Castlepalooza 2018 @ Charleville Castle – Tullamore All Together Now @ Curraghmore House

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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: 16th – 22nd July 2018

Dublin Gig Guide: 16th – 22nd July 2018 Monday 16th Clara Byrne w/Matilda O’Mahony @ Crowbar – 8PM Syrens @ The Wiley Fox – 8PM Tuesday 17th Sofi Tukker @ Whelan’s – 8PM Wednesday 18th Sara Ryan @ Whelan’s – 8PM (Upstairs) Abner Brown’s Underground Showcase @ The Underground – 8PM Thursday 19th Garageland Presents @ The Grand Social – 8PM Anna Burch @ Whelan’s – 8PM Jet @ The Academy – 8PM Friday 20th Death In Vegas @ District 8 – 11PM The Academic @ Iveagh Gardens – 6.30PM Saturday 21st The Coronas @ 3 Arena – 6.30PM Aslan

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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: 2nd – 8th July 2018

Monday 2nd Trad Session @ Mother Reilly’s Bar & Restaurant – 9PM Tuesday 3rd Tremonti @ The Academy – 8PM Carron @ Crowbar – 8PM Bomba Estéreo @ Tivoli Theatre – 8PM Wednesday 4th The Cadillac Three @ The Academy – 8PM Sons Of Apollo @ Tivoli Theatre – 8PM Thursday 5th Alanis Morissette @ Iveagh Gardens – 7PM Mutefish & Bicurious @ Whelan’s – 8PM Friday 6th EELS @ Iveagh Gardens – 7PM Ray Scully @ The Bowery – 8PM Saturday 7th Micheal Bublé @ Croke Park – 5PM The The @ Iveagh Gardens – 6.30PM Sunday 8th Obie

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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 – 11th -17th June 2018

Monday 11th Don McLean @ Vicar Street – 8PM Buckcherry & Stone Broken @ Voodoo Lounge – 8PM Tuesday 12th Haim @ Olympia Theatre – 8PM (SOLD OUT) – 8PM Alex Smith @ CrowBar – 8.30PM Wednesday 13th Billy Joel @ Aviva Stadium – 8PM Thursday 14th Souls Of Mischief @ The Sugar Club – 8PM Skyfever @ Whelan’s – 8PM Flight Of The Conchords @ 3 Arena – 8PM Friday 15th The National @ Donnybrook Stadium – 5PM Liam Gallagher @ Malahide Castle – 6PM Taylor Swift @ Croke Park – 6PM Saturday 16th Chic. Feat Nile Rogers @

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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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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 : 4th – 10th December 2017

Dublin Gig Guide: 4th – 10th December 2017 With Friday fast approaching, we’re back with another Dublin Gig Guide! Many of the gigs on this week are unfortunately sold out! Not sure why, possible as the lead up to Christmas more people are deciding to head out for a night out? Who knows, but at least it’s good news for the artists performing as the venues will be full! Anyway, enough digressing, let’s get on with whats going on around town! Monday night as always kicks us off with Dr. Hook playing a sold out show in the Olympia! For

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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 : 18th – 24th September 2017

So as the winter begins to raise its cold ugly head once again our warm summer evenings are quickly becoming a distant memory, don’t be disheartened as we still have one final festival to get through which is taking place this coming weekend! Yes, Canalaphonic returns for it’s third year and has a whole host of great events for all the family to attend! That’s not the only decent thing on this week so let’s get going! Monday night, The National play Vicar Street for their second performance in Dublin for the “Sleep Well Beast” tour. With tickets for all

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Dublin Gig Guide : 11th – 17th September 2017

Dublin Gig Guide : 11th – 17th September 2017 We’re back with another instalment of our Dublin Gig Guide! Plenty to see this week! As the summer months become a distant memory and those cold long winter nights begin to settle in hopefully it won’t deter you from going out! Let’s start off as always on Monday night where we have Ryan Adams performing the first of two sold out gigs at the Olympia Theatre! Described as “one of the most elegant singer-songwriters of his generation.” by the New York Times. Adams released his 15th studio album in February of

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Live Sound, Lighting and Stage Production Graduates 2017

We recently had the opportunity to catch up with the graduates from our most recent Live Sound, Lighting and Stage Production course. Keeping in touch with graduates and seeing how their careers are progressing is a major component of our ethos in the Sound Training College. Naturally we were extremely interested to see how our most recent class were faring in life post-STC! You can check out both video interviews and written accounts of the student experience below : Lauren Geary I had just finished a BA (Hons) in Music Production and was looking for a pathway into the live industry,

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Dublin Gig Guide : 28th August – 3rd September 2017

Dublin Gig Guide : 28th August – 3rd September 2017 The most important musical weekend of the year has finally come around! Yes folks, this week sees the return of Electric Picnic! The countries most popular music & arts festival hits Stradbally once again! But let’s not get ahead of ourselves! Monday night we have the ex-One Direction-er Niall Horan playing at the Olympia Theatre! Horan rose to fame as part of the 5-piece boyband and since their split has gone on to release two successful singles, however the release date for an album is yet to be announced! Singles

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Dublin Gig Guide : 21st – 27th August 2017

Dublin Gig Guide : 21st – 27th August 2017   It’s that time of the week again! The Dublin Gig Guide brought to you by Sound Training! Lot’s going on this week covering all tastes, we’ve got Trad, Pop, Folk, Hardcore Punk and more! So let’s get in started! On Monday night at the National Stadium. With support on the night from JP Cooper who in his own right has gained a massive following over the last year or two and landing this support slot will only grow his popularity! The Script themselves have released a new album recently after

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Dublin Gig Guide : 14th – 20th August 2017

Dublin Gig Guide 14th – 20th August 2017 It’s time or this week’s Dublin Gig Guide! Brought to you by Sound Training! A fairly busy week this week, so let’s get straight into it! Kicking off the week in style, we have Mr. Glen Hansard who will be playing at Vicar Street. Hansard is a household name around Ireland and more than likely more further a-field also! He added a second show (15th) due to the demand! Performing solo, Hansard is know for his captivating performances and this will be no different! 14th is sold out, however tickets for the

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Dublin Gig Guide : 7th – 13th August 2017

Dublin Gig Guide : 7th -13th August 2017 It’s that time of the week again! Our Dublin Gig Guide gives you all the info you’ll need to plan the weeks gigs! Let’s kick things off with Monday night, and as many of us will have those bank holiday Monday blues, Suzanne Savage’s Supersoup in Arthurs Bar will help kickstart your bank holiday! Suzanne Savage is a well established singer-songwriter and has made a name for herself as one of Dublin’s best. “Supersoup” consists of Christian Altehülshorst  on the trumpet, Suzanne providing the vocals, Scott Flanagan on the organ, and Dominic Mullan

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Dublin Gig Guide : 31st July – 6th August 2017

It’s Friday! Which means we are back with our weekly Dublin Gig Guide! All the information you’ll need to plan this weeks nights out! With the bank holiday this week, there is so much stuff on over the course of the weekend that we will try to cover it all, we’ve got three different festivals and although they’re not as big as the major festivals throughout the country like Electric Picnic Sea Sessions etc. they are fantastic cultural events and with the weather being the way it has been this past month, hopefully the rain will stay away too! So

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New Music Monday : 24th July 2017

Foster The People – Sacred Hearts Club Back with their third album, Foster The People will forever be known as the ‘Pumped Up Kicks’ band which is certainly not a bad thing! This album differs since they’re only a 3-piece now and this album features more ambitious pop.    Albin Lee Meldau – Bloodshot A single that appeared on his first EP release Lovers, Bloodshot continues in the same vein brooding melancholic pop accompanied with great emotion vocally makes an all around impressive 5-track EP.   Maya Jane Coles – Weak/Werk Some new tunes from one of the leading ladies

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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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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 : 10th – 16th of July 2017

Dublin Gig Guide : 10th – 16th July As the Summer months continue we are spoilt for choice with the eclectic selection of gigs on! With Longitude in Marley Park just around the corner an Electric Picnic creeping up as well, we have to get the Trinity College Summer Series Gigs out of the way first! We had Gregory Porter playing last night to kick them off, and we have Jame Vincent McMorrow performing tonight, Bell X1 tomorrow and Pixies closing out the weekend on Sunday night! They continue into next week too with Two Door Cinema Club performing on

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New Music Monday – 3rd July 2017

Tyler, The Creator – Who Dat Boy / 911 Rap genius Tyler, The Creator is back with his first release since 2015’s “Cherry Bomb”. ” Who Dat Boy” features A$AP Rocky as they trade bars in an energetic track. 911/Mr. Lonely is the other track on this release, however it takes a low-key and mellower look at relationships and all that, with help from Frank Ocean, Steve Lacy and Anna Of The North.   Lucy Rose – Moirai With her new album ‘Somethings Changing’ due for release on the 14th July, Lucy Rose has unleashed ‘Moirai’. Apparently inspired after a

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Dublin Gig Guide : 3rd – 9th July 2017

Dublin Gig Guide : 3rd – 9th July 2017 Last week was a big one regarding festivals with Glastonbury taking place over in England! It really was a spectacle, as Ed Sheeran amazed a packed out crowd with his one man performance that included people being very confused by him using a loop pedal.  Radiohead, The XX, The National, even the leader of the Labour Party in the UK, Jeremy Corbyn was on-stage for a speech! It was a fantastic weekend all around. Over on our shores however we had Sea Sessions up in one of the best surfing spots in

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Dublin Gig Guide : 26th June – 2nd July 2017

Dublin Gig Guide 26th June -2nd July 2017 It’s that time again folks! All the information that you need to plan your week’s gigs around the city! Not too much mainstream stuff on this week but it’s usually the smaller less popular gigs that are more entertaining! So let’s get into it! Monday night kicking us off we have Jazz group BadBadNotGood playing in the familiar surroundings of the Sugar Club. Because of it’s layout, The Sugar Club is the perfect venue for a Jazz group because of the cinema-style seating arrangement and it still has room a the front

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New Music Monday – 19th June 2017

Some new tunes to beat those Monday blues! The Horrors – Machine Disjointed start to this new track from The Horrors, but soon enough reverts back to what we love about the 5-piece band, Shoegazey garage rock!   Coldplay – All I Can Think About Is You Reverb drenched lead vocal on this one from Chris Martin and Co. Off their upcoming new album Kaleidoscope, dreamy vibes that builds to a classic Coldplay climatic end.   Dizzee Rascal – Space After nearly 4 years since his last album, Dizzee Rascal is back! “Space” is the lead single off new album

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Dublin Gig Guide : 12th – 18th June 2017

As we are well into June now, the Summer gigs are coming thick and fast! With Forbidden Fruit and Vantastival last weekend we have the Malahide Castle gigs and the Trinity Summer gigs only around the corner! But there’s loads of other great stuff happening over the week in Dublin so let’s crack on with it!   Kicking us off on Monday night we have American singer-songwriter Jackson Browne playing Vicar Street for a number of sold out shows! Browne has sold over 18 million albums worldwide and this time around himself his band will be performing all the hits

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Graduate Interview Series – Jamie McEvoy

  Jamie McEvoy is currently working as the resident in-house Assistant Engineer at The Pool Recording Studio in London, the studio is jointly owned by Miloco and producer Ben Hillier. He has worked with countless big names including Noel Gallagher, Placebo, Years & Years, Emeli Sandé, The Wombats, Skepta, Mumford & Sons as well as Stephen Street, Catherine Marks and James Ford. Jamie graduated from the Sound Training College in 2012 and has worked in a number of different studios across Ireland and the UK. We recently got a chance to chat to Jamie about his experience in STC and

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New Music Monday – 29th May 2017

James Vincent McMorrow – True Care JVM is back with his new album, and it does not disappoint. His fourth album to date, you can see how he has developed and grown as a musician but still keeps all the essentials to release a chart-topping album. Check Out : Constellations, Glad It’s Raining & True Care.   Dave – 100M’s London based grime artist Dave isn’t messing about with this track. Following on the footsteps on Skepta & Stormzy, 100M’s contains more raw & minimal production which makes for a brilliant comeback track after previously working with Drake & J-Hus.

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Dublin Gig Guide : 29th May – 4th June 2017

Dublin Gig Guide : 29th May – 4th June 2017 This week Manchester and the world was devastated when 22 people lost their lives and 59 people suffered injuries when a suicide bomber detonated a bomb in the lobby of the Manchester Arena. Words cannot describe the pain these families and friends have suffered. Our prayers and best wishes go out to each of the families, friends and loved ones that have been affected by this terrorist crime. #RIP   So let’s kick off this weeks gigs! We’ll start as always on Monday night, with George Ezra playing a sold

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New Music Monday – 22nd May 2017

Francis and the Lights – May I Have This Dance (feat. Chance the Rapper) Nice disco-pop vibes from Francis and the Lights with a cameo from Chance the Rapper. Chance’s relaxed and laid back vocals create a cool chilled out Summer song with his input on May I Have This Dance.   Blink 182 – California (Deluxe) After only releasing California in the past year, Blink 182 have released a Deluxe edition which features 11 new songs and an acoustic version of “Bored To Death”. It shows that even without Tom DeLonge they can still write brilliant pop-punk songs.  

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New Music Monday – 15th May 2017

Paramore – After Laughter New album from the pop-punk rockers, and this release shows them drift to a more pop oriented album. Swapping their distorted guitars for disco type beats. Check out : Fake Happy & Hard Times   The National – The System Only Dreams in Total Darkness After announcing a world tour and new album “Sleep Well Beast” for September, The National dropped their newest single off the upcoming album. The single just goes to show no matter how many albums they put out The National have still got IT and IT doesn’t seem to be going anywhere.  

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Dublin Gig Guide : 15th – 21st May 2017

With some massive gig news recently as of one of the best alternative rock bands there has ever been announcing two headline shows later this year, The National will play Vicar Street in September as part of a worldwide tour and new album, ‘Sleep Well Beast’ which is also set for release in September! We can’t hide our excitement! Anyway, moving on to this weeks gigs! Two heavyweights kick off the week as we have Take That and Natalie Imbruglia! Take That were one of the most popular boy bands of their generation and probably all time. Performing as a

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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 : 1st – 7th May 2017

Dublin Gig Guide : 1st – 7th May 2017 The weekend is upon once again AND it’s a bank holiday so why not celebrate extended periods off work with our weekly installment of the Dublin Gig Guide! Lots happening over the next week so let’s get straight into it! We’ll kick off on Monday night with While She Sleeps performing in The Academy. The British Metalcore act have recently released their third full-length album earlier this month and are embarking on a month long tour of the UK and Ireland. If Metal is your thing be sure to make it down, similar

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New Music Monday – 24th April 2017

Lana Del Ray – Lust For Life (Feat. The Weeknd) Very catchy new track from Lana Del Ray with accompaniment from ‘Starboy’ himself, The Weeknd. Probably not the most similar pairing of artists we’ve ever seen but it works!   Wilkinson – Hypnotic ‘Hypnotic’ is the new album from British producer Wilkinson, focusing on modern day electronica fused with classic drum ‘n’ bass beats, and still fits under the radio-pop category. This is his second full-lenght release and we are expecting much more in the future.   Paramore – Hard Times The pop-punk giants Paramore are back! After legal trouble

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Dublin Gig Guide : 24th – 30th April 2017

  With a number of big acts recently announced including Paramore, Adam Lambert & Queen, The Hot Sprockets & Imelda May, there’s no better time for this week’s Dublin Gig Guide! Kicking us off on Tuesday evening there’s a very special gig for the people who are looking for some nostalgic Irish punk band Therapy? make their return for an acoustic set!! They will be performing at one of Dublin’s most famous venues, Whelan’s. The band have been together since 1989 and have gone through a small number of line-up changes over the years but are still going strong, and

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Dublin Gig Guide – 17th -23rd April

  Dublin Gig Guide – 17th -23rd April We’re back again with our weekly instalment of the Dublin Gig Guide! All the best headline shows from around the city all in one place! After the mania that was Ed Sheeran in the 3 Arena, this week is substantially quieter for big name acts, but none the less we have a number of fantastic shows throughout the week for you to sink your teeth into! Kicking us off on Monday we have Mutefish, an amalgamation of musicians from Ireland, Poland, Portugal, Lithuania and Ukraine. They categorise themselves as Progressive/Techno/Folk, so make of

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New Music Monday – 10th April 2017

TINIE TEMPAH – FIND ME (FEAT. JAKE BUGG) With a new album scheduled for release later this week, “Find Me” is the latest single from the new album, with additional vocals from Jake Bugg this for me is one of the best singles from the album so far. BLAENAVON – THAT’S YOUR LOT Great debut album from British-trio Blaenavon. Indie guitars and emotive vocals that remind one of Bombay Bicycle Club, could an indie/alternative revival be on the cards? Check out : Alice Come Home, Swans & Take Care ASTRID S. – BLOODSTREAM Norwegian Astrid S has a number of

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Dublin Gig Guide : 27th March – 2nd April

Dublin Gig Guide : 27th March – 2nd April   We are back here at Sound Training to bring you all the hottest gigs from around the capital! Another great week this week of eclectic gigs to suit all tastes! After a jam packed week last week with shows from All Time Low, Jack Savoretti, some of the Dave Matthews Band and more this week will be no different so lets get into it! Kicking us off on Monday night we have Car Seat Headrest, an American Indie Rock group who are making waves with their laid-back style of alternative

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Dublin Gig Guide : 13th – 19th March

Dublin Gig Guide 13th – 19th March Paddy’s Day as we all know is the 17th March which is Friday week, as always there will be an abundance of live music and events throughout the city around the 16th and continuing for that weekend, but we are here to provide you with all the headline acts from around the city for the days leading up to St. Patrick’s Day so lets get into it! Starting us off this week is The Gloaming and as mentioned last week they will be playing to another sold-out crowd on Monday the 13th of

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