The IMRO live music venue awards took place last night in IMRO HQ on Pembroke Row in Dublin. It was the tenth edition of the awards recognising Irish venues and festivals. The main prize was the National Live Music Venue of the Year 2017 , which was decided by public vote and went to Mike The… Read more »

Posted on February 21st, 2018

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Skip to day: Tues | Wed | Thurs | Fri | Sat | Sun | Mon Tuesday February 20th Wiley @ The Academy (€27+) UK grime rapper celebrates the release of his Godfather album TeaParty XII with Kyle, Ois, Lamaj, Oisin Meehan, VSN @ Wah Wah Club (€6+) Five DJs causing a stir Wednesday February… Read more »

Posted on February 20th, 2018

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Skip to day: Tues | Wed | Thurs | Fri | Sat | Sun | Mon Tuesday February 13th The Front Bottoms @ Vicar Street (€24+) American indie punk-rock band. Public Access TV @ The Academy (€15+) New York post-punk four-piece. Wednesday February 14th Iron and Wine, Half Waif @ The Helix (€30+) American indie-folk… Read more »

Posted on February 13th, 2018

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Skip to day: Tues | Wed | Thurs | Fri | Sat | Sun | Mon Tuesday February 6th Ruby Sessions: Ailbhe Reddy, The Ocelots, Laoise, Conor Mason @ Doyle’s Bar (€7, 9pm) Weekly acoustic night in aid of Dublin Simon Community Nightmares On Wax, Conor Feeney @ District 8 (€27+) Chilled electronic producer from… Read more »

Posted on February 6th, 2018

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February Kendrick Lamar @ The 3Arena Thursday February 7th Renowned American rapper and winner of five Grammy awards this year brings the tour of his fourth album Damn to Dublin. Support on the night comes from James Blake. Franz Ferdinand @ The Olympia Sunday February 11th Glasgow indie-pop three-piece release their fifth studio album Always… Read more »

Posted on February 1st, 2018

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Skip to day: Tues | Wed | Thurs | Fri | Sat | Sun | Mon Ruby Sessions: SÍOMHA, Robert John Ardiff (of Come On Live Long), Moon Looks On, Basciville @ Doyle’s Bar (€7) Four great acts play acoustic in aid of Dublin Simon Community Wednesday January 24th Ulaid, Duke Special @ Whelan’s (€22+)… Read more »

Posted on January 30th, 2018

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Skip to day: Tues | Wed | Thurs | Fri | Sat | Sun | Mon Tuesday January 23rd Ruby Sessions with Peppy, Harry Hoban and the Brothers Kane, ELLYD, Luke McTiernan @ Doyle’s Bar (€7) Four great acts in aid of Dublin Simon Community Lau @ Whelan’s (€20) Edinburgh experimental folk band play for… Read more »

Posted on January 23rd, 2018

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Skip to day: Tues | Wed | Thurs | Fri | Sat | Sun | Mon Tuesday January 16th Ruby Sessions with Dreaming Of Jupiter, Tim Chadwick, Leila Jane, Melvin @ Doyle’s Bar (€7) Four great acts in aid of Dublin Simon Community Wednesday January 17th This Is The Kit @ Whelan’s (€19+) Paris-based folk… Read more »

Posted on January 16th, 2018

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Tuesday January 9th An evening with Barry Hyde @ Workmans Club (€12.50) Former Futureheads member speaks about his mental health and preforms tracks from his solo project ‘Malody’ Wednesday January 10th Bowie Raw @ Grand Social (€15) Dublin Bowie Festival. Annual live performance of Bowie songs by known Irish musicians. Thursday January 11th BIMM midnight… Read more »

Posted on January 9th, 2018

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Thursday January 4th My Life With Bowie with Woody Mansey @ The Sugar Club (€15+) A Q&A evening featuring the last living member of Bowie’s band The Vibe for Philo @ Whelan’s (sold out) An annual commemoration of all aspects of Phil Lynott’s career, Friday January 5th I Heart Bowie @ Whelan’s (€15) Dublin Bowie… Read more »

Posted on January 3rd, 2018

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Saturday December 23rd Fontaines D.C, Anderson @ The Workmans (€10) The Dublin rockers play a headline show in their second home Swimmers Jackson, The May Alter, Ivan Nicolas and James J Clarke @ The Workman’s Club (€5) Four great acts in the Vintage rooms Workman’s for charity Syria Vibes Xmas Party and Tengu 5th Birthday… Read more »

Posted on December 23rd, 2017

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Tuesday December 19th Seen Your Video with Pillow Queens and YHRF DJs @ Whelans (€20) The Replacements tribute band in aid of Women’s Aid Tea Party with Jordan and Jimmy Rouge @ Wah Wah Club (€8+) Orange Tree Edits DJs and more Wednesday December 20th Paul Mcloone Christmas party: Bitch Falcon, Rosborough @ The Grand… Read more »

Posted on December 19th, 2017

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Tuesday December 12th Homebeat Christmas Cracker with Come On Live Long and Sun Collective @ 10 Wicklow St (Sold out) Festive night with two great bands, mulled wine and mince pies Ruby Sessions with special guests @ Doyles Pub (€7) Ruby sessions with very special previous preforming guests Patrick Wolf @ The Sugar Club (€20+)… Read more »

Posted on December 12th, 2017

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Tuesday December 5th Shine @ Whelans (€11) Kekko Fornarelli and Roberto Cherillo with a mix of jazz piano and electronic sounds. Freddie Gibbs @ Button Factory (€20) Indiana Rapper Wednesday December 6th Ye Vagabonds, Alain Mc Fadden @ The Grand Social (€17.50+) Harmonic Carlow folk brothers. Mark Lanegan @ The Academy (€28+) The raspy alternative rock… Read more »

Posted on December 5th, 2017

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Tuesday November 28 Wolf Alice @ Olympia Theatre (€27+) London four-piece alternatice rock band who released ‘Visions of a Life this year. The NARLI Annual General Music @ IMRO (Free) AGM of the National Association of Record Labels of Ireland 2017. Mulatu Astatke @ Sugar Club (€30+) Ethiopian father of jazz. Sun Kil Moon @ Vicar… Read more »

Posted on November 28th, 2017

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