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The best gigs & clubs in Dublin this week

The best gigs & clubs in Dublin this week


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Monday December 10th

Tuesday December 11th

  • Lily Allen @ Olympia Theatre (Sold Out)
    Britsh pop star and pop culture veteran performs material from her recent No Shame LP.
  • The Ruby Sessions: secret lineup @ Doyle’s (€7+, 9pm)
    An institution. All proceeds to the Simon Community.

Wednesday December 12th

  • Vernon Jane @ Button Factory (€10+)
    Expressive, creative jazz rock from Dublin band
  • Damien Dempsey @ Vicar Street (€32+)
    Irish singer-songwriter with trad roots performs material from his new collaborative LP Utopia
  • Áine Cahill @ Whelan’s (€22+)
    Up and coming Irish pop artist. ‘Beauty Is A Lie‘.
  • The Other Christmas Party @ The Liqour Rooms (€5+)
    A coming together of creatives, with a few mince pies thrown in the mix.
  • Haiku @ The Sound House (€10+)
    Groove band launches an EP recorded at Orphan Studios.
  • R.A. The Rugged Man, AFRO @ Sugar Club (€30+)
    Controversial New York MC, reportedly banned from every major record label.

Thursday December 13th

Friday December 14th

Saturday December 15th

  • George Fitzgerald @ Button Factory (€17+)
    British electronic producer performs material from his recent All That Must Be LP.
  • Hamsandwich @ Whelan’s (€22.50+)
    Irish indie group play 3 nights this week.
  • The Lalala Choir @ Unitarian Church (€13+)
    Dublin-based choir collective perform all orginal compostions.
  • The Blades @ The Academy (€30+)
    Dublin rockers and U2 contemporaries hit up the Academy.
  • Bleeding Heart Pigeons @ Whelan’s Upstairs (€12)
    Limerick art-rockers.
  • Hozier, David Keenan @ Olympia Theatre (Sold Out)
    The forest king takes a trip out of the woods and into Dublin city.
  • Granny 05: Christmas at Grannys @ The Grand Social (Free)
    The Granny DJs spin your favourite dance, hip hop and electro tunes.
  • Division: Massimiliano @ Pyg (€6+)
    Italo-house maestro.
  • Lumo Club Christmas Party @ Tengu (9pm, €5+)
    Featuring Aime Le Boom, Sing Along Social, Greta and the Lumo DJs playing bangers all night.
  • Hunee @ Button Factory (11pm, €11+)
    Groovy disco music from the respected selector.
  • FJAAK @ District 8 (11pm, €16+)
    Dance music’s biggest boyband.
  • Bodytonic: Gerd Jans0n @ Wigwam (11pm, €16+)
    Running back label head spins tunes all night.

Sunday December 16th

  • Bobby & The Blunts @ The Grand Social (€6+)
    Funk orientated Irish group.
  • The Academic @ Vicar Street (Sold Out)
    Hotly tipped Irish indie pop group. Also Saturday, also Sold out.
  • Hozier, Saint Sister @ Olympia Theatre (Sold Out)
    The forest king takes a trip out of the woods and into Dublin city.
  • Jerry Fish @ Whelan’s (€21+)
    Long serving Irish rock figure kicks out the jams.
  • Sundays Izakaya @ Izakaya (10.30pm, Free)
    Always an ideal way to close out the weekend. Dance yourself clean.

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