Monday January 28th
- Hobo Johnson & The Lovemakers @ Vicar Street (€24+)
Recent Irish Times New Artist of the week rooted in indie rap.
- We-Bloom Presents Katie O’Connor, Amy Naessens, Amy Ellen @ The Workman’s Club (Free)
New music showcase.
- Brame & Hamo @ The Button Factory
Sligo DJs plat DIT Student night
- Hijinks @ Tramline (10pm, Free before 10:30pm, €10 after)
Super popular Monday night club run by Marcus O’Laoire.
Tuesday January 29th
- Heather Stuart @ Crowbar (Free)
- The Ruby Sessions: Daniel Paxton & more @ Doyle’s (€7+)
Weekly acoustic club in aid of Simon Community
- Hayley Kiyoko @ Olympia Theatre (€23+)
Sold out show from rising pop star.
Wednesday Jan 30th
- Rosie Carney @ The Grand Social (€13+)
The Donegal artist’s new album gets our thumbs up.
- Listen at Lilliput: Rachael Lavelle, Lemoncello, Annemarie Ní Churreáin & more @ Lilliput Press (€TBA)
Music, poetry and spoken word
Thursday Jan 31st
- Folk’n Deadly: Pine The Pilcrow, Hatchlings, Moon Looks On @ Whelan’s (€10)
A collaborative evening of music from three of the countries up and coming folk and folk fusion acts.
- Trick Mist, Elephant, Video Blue @ Bello Bar (€10)
Dublin Album Launch for Both Ends.
- Humans of the Sesh @ Opium (€TBA, 10pm)
Trinity Ents club night.
- Public Service Broadcasting @ Olympia Theatre (€32)
I don’t understand the appeal of this band but off ya go.
- Tears for Fears @ 3Arena (€59+)
Rule the World tour 2018
- Tech N9ne @ Voodoo Lounge (€TBA)
- Thrust 001 Launch Night @ The Hub (€9, 10:30pm)
New house and techno club night.
Friday February 1st
- Homebeat Presents : Gyda Valtysdottir (mūm) @ Dublin Unitarian Church (€13.50)
founding member of legendary Icelandic outfit Múm
- Blue Niall, Jill Staxx, Lil Ikiryo and Burner Records @ Anseo (€8)
Blue Summer EP launch
- Malcolm Middleton @ The Grand Social (€15+)
Scottish musician who works with Aidan Moffat.
- Jeff Ballard Fairgrounds @ NCH (€25)
Electro-acoustic with Lionel Loueke, Kevin Hays and Chris Cheek
- Souletiquette @ Berlin (Free, 9pm)
Hip Hop/Trap & RnB club night.
- Nialler9 & Gavin Elsted DJ set @ Hang Dai Chinese (Free, 10:30pm)
Vinyl vibes all night on the custom Hatchett soundsystem.
- Sabotage Club @ Fibber Magee’s (11pm, €5+)
90s themed alternative club night.
- You’re Dead To Us January! with Gin’n’Juice @ Drop Dead Twice (Free)
Hip-hop, funk and dance covers.
- Regularfantasy, Fio & Jio [Pear] @ Izakaya Basement (Free, 10:30pm)
Vancouver DJ and Pear boys on the decks.
- Setaoc Mass @ Index (11pm, €10+)
Techno – ‘Evidence’
- Nightmares On Wax [Dj set] @ The Pyg (€15)
Irish native house duo.
- All City X FSL: ELLLL, DreamCycles & more @ Tengu (10pm, €5+)
Release Party for Febreeze EP
- Distortion Residents Party @ Wigwam (11pm, €5+)
Expect everything from house, techno and acid, to electro, garage, footwork, juke and jungle
Saturday February 2nd
- Daniel John Paxton, Galants @ Whelans Upstairs (€5)
Ex-Buffalo Sunn, Mainline and Sweet Jane artist Daniel John Paxton returns with the fatherhood-inspired ‘Railway Line’
- Woweembeem: Yankari, Farah Elle, OJO @ Bello Bar (€12+)
Crossculture live music night with afterparty in Hang Dai
- Downtown Connection w/ Colleen ‘Cosmo’ Murphy @ Teacher’s Club (€8)
6 Hour Set of a disco centric boogie.
- The Blindboy Podcast @ The Sugar Club (Sold out)
Live podcast with guest. Also Thursday, Friday & Sun.
- The Spook of the Thirteenth Lock @ Dublin Unitarian Church (€15)
Last performance of the band’s ensemble piece Lockout.
- Bouts, Silverbacks, Shrug Life @ The Underground (€8+)
Indie-rockers launch their new record Flow
- Nialler9 DJ set @ The Big Romance (Free, 9pm)
Sweet vinyl tunes from yours truly.
- Zapho, Aik J & Silent Ghost @ Sin É (€TBA)
New music night.
- UFO & Bodytonic: Young Marco (All Night Long) @ Wigwam (€12, 11pm)
One of Nialler9’s favourite eclectic DJs.
- Grace #1 Imbolc @ 39/ 40 (€5+, 11pm)
Launch of new queer techno night – piece on it here.
- Nightcap pres. Ryan Elliott @ Tengu (11pm, €12+)
Detroit master & Maxi Priest’s son for Nightcap’s 2nd birthday.
- Index: What Hannah Wants @ 39/40 (€24+, 11pm)
Raving it up.
- Melé, Fouk, Mix & Fairbanks @ Button Factory (€10, 11pm)
Snowbombing Launch Party
- DiVISION x Culture Shock: Fumiya Tanaka (Perlon) @ The Pyg (€TBA, 11pm)