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Tuesday February 9

  • Rozi Plain, Rosa Nutty @ The Workman’s Club (€10)
    [Indie/folk] Dreamy English folk from This Is The Kit band member and band.
  • Ruby Sessions: Elm / Dermot Kennedy / Pearse McGloughlin (as Nocturnes) / Matthew Ellison @ Doyle’s (€6, 9pm)
    [Acoustic showcase] Read my interview with Conor Ruby Sessions.

Wednesday February 10

  • Foals, Everything Everything @ 3Arena (€31+)
    [Indie/Rock]  Biggest show to date for the English band.
  • Suede @ Olympia Theatre (€45+)
    [Rock] Britrock’s poetic sibling performing new album in full followed by Greatest Hits.

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Thursday February 11


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Friday February 12


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Saturday February 13

  • Thirty Four Saturdays: Wounded Healer @ Thirty Four (Free, 2pm)
    [Live] Watch Sorca Ships play her solo material live.
  • The RnB Club All Day Party @ multiple venues incl. Button Factory Tengu(6pm – late, €10+)
    [Live]  MC Melodee Live at Button Factory & The RnB Club DJs at Tengu. Plus optional dinner before for €30.
  • Love Me Tinder @ The Bernard Shaw (Free, 5pm)
    [DJs] Swipe right for dancing and loads of people looking at the people in front of them on their phones.
  • Sinead White, Saramai @ Abner Brown’s Barber Shop
    [New Irish music] Part of the Women in Music series.
  • FOX.E and the Good Hands, Rosa Nutty @ Whelan’s (€8)
    [Women In Music] A part of Abner Brown’s Barbershop Women In Music series.
  • Irish Electronic Label Night @ Berlin (Free)
    [Electronic] Lime Street Music, Marvis Dee.
  • Retro Revival Indie Club w/ Squarehead + Switzerland + Thumper & Surfin’ Surfers @ Sweeney’s (9pm, €6)
    [Rock] Garage-rock, indie and guitar music.
  • AE Mak @ Sin É (Free, 9pm)
    [Pop] Impressive duo inspired by Tune-Yards and African vocals.
  • Midnight Hour: Wolff @ Whelan’s Upstairs (guestlist, Midnight)
    [Rock] Formerly Johnny Stewart.
  • All Fur No Knickers – Pink Swagger @ Secret Location (11pm, €16)
    [party] Hunt & Gather’s annual Valentine’s party.
  • Burning Up @ The Grand Social (Free, 11pm)
    [Disco DJ] Kelly-Anne Byrne’s monthly disco night.
  • Sense with Low Steppa @ Button Factory (€12.50, 11pm)
    [Dance] Bass music. 
  • Crookers [email protected] Rooms (€15, 11pm)
    [Dance] Big on the Electro scene a few years back.
  • Hidden Agenda Presents: Watermat[email protected] 8 (€18, 11pm)
    [Dance] Not Bakermat. French dj & producer. Bullit.
  • Mother: feat. Get Down Edits @ Copper Alley (€10, 11pm)
    [Club] Plus resident Ruth Kavanagh.

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Sunday February 14


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Monday February 15

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