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Tuesday July 19

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Thursday July 21

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  • Summer Sessions @ Wood Quay Amphitheatre (Free, 1pm)
    [Outdoor lunchtime] Profound, MKAI
  • Prince – A Tribute To The Music @ The Academy (€17.50)
     [Tribute] Irish artists come together in a celebration of the music to Prince. Paul Noonan (Bell X1), Steve Wall (The Stunning), CC Brez, Dave Geraghty (Bell X1) and more
  • The Klares, Litehouse[email protected]’s Upstairs (€8/€10)
     [Indie/rock] Upcoming Irish indie rock. Litehouse.
  • Secret Sessions @  Sin é (Free)
    [New music showcase] The secret is that the bands are not announced in advance.
  • Nick Kelly Songbook @ Whelan’s (€14)
    [Singer-songwriter] The Fat Lady sings main man songbook.
  • Good Name: Alex Dexa @ The Bernard Shaw (Free)
    [Electronic] New York based electronic ethereal pop artist

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Friday July 22

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Festivals

  • KnockanStockan @ Blessington Lakes (€115 for weekend, €50 for Sunday)
    AE MAK, Cult Called Man, The Eskies, Barq, Toby Kaar, Oh Boland, Slowplacelikehome & More

  • For Your Eyes Only: Neon Wolf, Singalong Social @ Science Gallery (Free but ticketed)
    [A Late Night Party in the Gallery ] An event based on the gallery’s Seeing exhibition
  • Richard Hawley, Wilko Johnson @ Iveagh Gardens (€40)
    [Singer-songwriter] outdoor show following a recent sell out show at Vicar St.
  • Summer Watch @ Whelan’s (€5, €10 for the weekend)
    [New Irish minifestival] Young Earth, Ruth, Brass Phantoms, Third Smoke and more.
  • Ana Gog, El Grey @  The Workman’s Club (€12)
    [Folk] mix of folk, post/prog rock and electronica with contemporary influences.
  • Films Of Note: Akounak Tedalat Taha Tazoughai @ The Sugar Club (€10)
    [Music film festival] Tuareg version of Prince’s A Purple Rain
  • Mint Crush presents Soul of Hex @ Wigwam (€10, 11pm)
    [House/techno] Mint Crush kick off their brand new night with Sebastian Vorhaus
  • Charlotte de Witte @ Tivoli Theatre (€14+, 11pm)
    [techno] Upcoming techno DJ. Check her mix.
  • Tama Sumo @ Opium Rooms (€10, 11pm)
    [Electronic] + Galactic Beat Club, Mode_1
  • Techno & Cans @ Hangar (Free, 10:30pm)
    [Electronic] Does what it says on the tin with tins.

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Saturday July 23

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Sunday July 24

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Festivals

  • KnockanStockan @ Blessington Lakes (€115 for weekend, €50 for Sunday)
    Meltybrains?, Bad Bones, Booka Brass Band, Elephant, Ciaran Lavery, Race The Flux, Anderson…


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Monday July 25


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