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7 online livestreamed gigs to watch this week

7 online livestreamed gigs to watch this week


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See more shows at the Live Streams section.

Tuesday September 22nd

Musictown: Long Distance Love live from National Concert Hall (€8, 8pm)

Long Distance Love – Music Town

Andy Irvine & Dónal Lunny, Radie Peat of Lankum, The Mary Wallopers, Maija Sofia and 13 year old uileann piper and sean nós singer Sorcha Ní Scolaí will perform “songs of love, loss and longing in COVID times” as part of the MusicTown 2020 programme in association with Dublin City Council and Foggy Notions.  

Wednesday September 23rd to Sunday September 27th

Assembly 2020: Loraine James, Kelman Duran, Zadie Xa, Ben Vince, Lafawndah


ASSEMBLY 2020 premieres five new online spatial sound works over five nights from Loraine James, Kelman Duran, Zadie Xa, Ben Vince and Lafawndah, showcasing material developed during a four-month artist residency at Somerset House Studios. Composed in collaboration with resident spatial sound producers Call & Response, these five original works see the artists explore new innovations within the fields of immersive listening; compositions that, housed within an interactive three-dimensional environment, will invite audiences to listen, visualise and navigate sound in new ways. 

Thursday September 24th

Jessy Lanza live show fundraiser ($15,9pm )

Producer, vocalist and DJ Jessy Lanza will be live streaming a virtual concert fundraiser benefiting Homeless Children’s Network, a non-profit mental health organisation. Learn more at

Thursday September 24th to Saturday September 26th

A five-date “hybrid music festival” featuring Lethal Dialect, JYellowL, Vernon Jane & more is happening at Drop Dead Twice this month

Laters With Griff is billing itself as a “hybrid music festival” taking place on September 18th, 19th, 24th, 25th and 26th at Drop Dead Twice on Francis Street and put on by Knockanstockan founder and New Secret Weapon frontman David Griffin and as the title suggests modelled on the TV series Later With Jools Holland.

Sept 24:
Markas Carkas And The Trail Gang, Dublin City Rounders, Lethal Dialect, TYG, Kieran Mulvihill

Sept 25:
Witch Trials, Chris Kabs, God Creative , Contour, Funkulele

Sept 26:
Vernon Jane, Vulpynes, Jaxon, Modern Love

Watch one of last week’s shows.

Friday September 25th

Butter Wouldn’t Melt presents: Meljoann @ Youtube (8pm, donation)

Artist management and publicity agency Butter Wouldn’t Melt proudly present their clients Paddy Mulcahy, Meljoann & Orian in a three part event series spanning three weeks. Up next, the wonky electronic R&B of Meljoann.

Saturday September 26th

Gotta Tell You: Irish Pop in a Pandemic: Musictown @ Youtube (8pm, donation)

Sunday September 27th

Denise Chaila, God Knows And MuRli: Imagining Ireland @ National Concert Hall (€7, 9pm)

Denise Chaila, God Knows And MuRli are playing a special Narolane live show live from the National Concert Hall on Sunday 27th September as part of the venue’s Imagining Ireland series, which also has live stream shows upcoming from Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh and Cormac Begley among others.

It starts at 9pm on the night and tickets are from Dice.FM for a very reasonable €7.

Denise also announced her mixtape Go Bravely will drop on October 2nd.

See more shows at the Live Streams section.

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