Win tickets to The Ruby Suns.
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Win tickets to The Ruby Suns.

Win tickets to The Ruby Suns.

A list of recommended events taking place over the next seven days in Dublin.

A good cross section of gigs taking place this week with Chic, Marina and the Diamonds, The Joy Formidable, The Rags, Julie Feeney in the National Concert Hall, New Young Pony Club, Frank Turner, a Children Under Hoof BYOB event in the Joinery and ONRA. The State Social takes place in Twisted Pepper on Wednesday night from 11pm with DJ sets from Super Extra Bonus Party, The Cast of Cheers, BATS & more. Also, the Dublin City Soul festival takes place all week – see here for events.

I also have two pairs of passes to giveaway to Ragged Words’ Ruby Suns gig in Twisted Pepper on Thursday. Just leave a comment on the post below saying you want the guestlist before Thursday at noon to be in with a chance.

Wednesday 26th May
- Brendan Perry (Dead Can Dance) @ Tripod (€24.50)
- The State Social #5: DJs Super Extra Bonus Party, The Cast of Cheers, BATS & more @ Upstairs, Twisted Pepper (Free, 11pm)
- Maud In Cahoots @ Bewley’s Cafe Theatre (€10)

Thursday 27th May
- PANDAmonium! @ Pravda (free)
- Ragged Words: The Ruby Suns, Sounds Of System Breakdown @ Twisted Pepper (€12 – Win tickets above)
- Gavin Glass album launch, I Draw Slow @ Whelan’s (€15)
- Marina & The Diamonds @ Tripod (Sold Out)

Friday 28th May
- Sleep Thieves, Crayonsmith, Silhouette @ Whelan’s (€10)
- Garcia Plays Kyuss @ Andrew’s Lane Theatre (Sold out)
- Dublin Tropical ! Digital Reggae Special: Madu (Live Band) DJ iZem (Groovalizacion Dj’s) @ Downstairs, Shebeen Chic (Free in, til 2am)
- Children Under Hoof EP Launch, Patrick Kelleher, School Tour, Catscars @ The Joinery, Stoneybatter (€10 BYOB)
- B-MUSIC @ Thomas House (free)
- The Joy Formidable @ The Academy 2 (€13.50)
- Chic @ Tripod (Sold Out)
- NightFlight: Todd Terje & Prins Thomas @ The Button Factory (€10/15)
- All City presents Onra, !Kaboogie presents Elijah and Skilliam @ Twisted Pepper ( €10)

Saturday 29th May
- The Rags album launch @ Whelan’s (€15)
- The Summer of Slam: Stellar Om Source (NL), Cian Nugent, Boys of Summer, School Tour, Scented Candle, Skinny Wolves DJs Munitions Family DJs @ Space 54, Smithfield.
- Frank Turner @ Academy 2 (€13.50)
- Any Other City club @ Whelan’s Upstairs (€7, til late)
- New Young Pony Club @ Button Factory (€22.50)
- Julie Feeney + Pages Orchestra @ National Concert Hall (€20-35)
- D.I.M @ The Button Factory (€12)

Sunday 30th May
- Kassidy, The Boy Who Trapped the Sun @ Whelan’s (€15)
- Billy Ocean @ Vicar Street (€45)
- Teenage Fanclub @ The Academy (€25)
- Mantler @ The Odessa Club (€8)

Monday 31th May
- Hefty Mondays: Arms That Fit Like Legs + The Looks @ Whelan’s (Free)

Soundcloud Mp3 playlist

The Ruby Suns – Cranberry>

Onra – Long Distance

Lindstrøm & Prins Thomas – Mighty Girl

The Joy Formidable – ‘Whirring’

The Joy Formidable – Whirring (BRAHMS Remix)

Marina and the Diamonds – I Am Not A Robot (Clock Opera Remix)

Jape – Floating (D.I.M remix)

Frank Turner – Photosynthesis

A National Light by The Rags


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