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The Nialler9 Dublin Gig Guide: 21st – 27th November

The Nialler9 Dublin Gig Guide: 21st – 27th November

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Yves Tumor.

Highlights: Queens Of The Stone Age, Daniel Avery, Optimo, David Holmes, Bricknasty, Le Boom, Yves Tumor, Morgana, Tandem Felix, William Basinski, Cigarettes After Sex, The Line, Jennifer Cardini, Bell X1, Sleaford Mods, Celaviedmai, Julie Byrne, Nextus, BDRMM, Yung Singh.


All door times are 7:30pm/8pm unless stated. Check links for full prices.


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Tuesday November 21st

Baby Queen

William Basinski @ The Sugar Club
New York-based ambient electronic pioneer plays 2 nights. Matthew Nolan supports.

Cigarettes After Sex @ 3Olympia Theatre
American ambient-rock band play two nights.

Touch Excellent @ The Grand Social
Overtone Single Launch – Trans Harm Reduction Fundraiser

Baby Queen @ The Academy Green Room
The South African, and now London-based alt-pop multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter

Carsie Blanton @ Whelan’s
American political singer-songwriter.

Lulu’s Jazz Club: Choro Night @ Little Whelan’s
Brazilian Traditional Choro band that plays the classics of Brazilian instrumental music.

Billy Bragg @ NCH
English protest songwriter.

Rachel, Saibhinn, Evie @ Workman’s Club
Trio of songwriters with Ex Oh Promotions night.

Ruby Sessions @ Doyle’s (8:30pm)
Weekly Tuesday acoustic night in aid of Simon Community. See link for acts playing every week.


Wednesday November 22nd

QOTSA

Queens Of The Stone Age @ 3Arena
American stoner-rock band are back at their best. Special Guests: The Chats & Deep Tan

William Basinski @ The Sugar Club
New York-based ambient electronic pioneer plays 2 nights. Roger Doyle supports.

Cigarettes After Sex @ 3Olympia Theatre
American ambient-rock band play two nights.

Faceless Presents: Adore, Eskimo and Aoife Bridget @ Workman’s Cellar
Adore are a garage punk trio haling from Galway, Donegal and Dublin whose music is informed by surf, disco and pop, and ’90s indie. ‘Postcards’

The Ditch x Council: Pauline Scanlon, John Spillane and Iarla Ó Lionáird @ Smock Alley
The collection also brings together a diverse group of contributors, including: Caelainn Hogan; Daniel Finn; Harry Browne; Rachel Connolly; Róisín O’Shea; Adam Doyle; Frank McDonald; Leopold O’Shea; Sinéad Mercier; Brian O’Flynn; Niamh Cavanagh; and Pádraig Ó Meiscill.

Oceanna, Melina Malone @ Whelan’s Upstairs
Modern instrumental jazz ensemble with support from neo-soul singer. ‘From The Sea’

Gregory Alan Isakov @ National Stadium
Seated show with Colorado/ South African indie folk singer, songwriter and musician

Bakar @ The Academy
North Londoner indie rock artist. ‘Right Here, For Now‘

Somewhere Else @ Bow Lane Social (10pm)
Somewhere Else is the new midweek club happening every Monday + Wednesday night.


Thursday November 23rd

Youth Lagoon.

Special guest DJ set @ The Big Romance (8pm)
A special guest all-vinyl set for their fifth birthday. 👀

Tandem Felix @ Whelan’s
There’s a New Sheriff in Town album launch show from Irish indie-rock artist David Tapley. Album track-by-track.

KhakiKid, Qbanaa, SHEE @ The Dean Townhouse
District and Jameson presents.

R.F. Chaney @ The Cobblestone
Tropism album launch from John Francis Flynn collaborator. Chaney reveals his unique ‘chamber-electronic’ compositional approach that strives to tastefully combine rich textures of synthesisers and electronic instruments with Nordic jazz inspired acoustic instrumentation of saxophones, clarinets and double bass. ‘Sunspots’

David San Clair @ Whelan’s Upstairs
Louth based artist blending, folk, rock, and indie artist.

Crywank @ Button Factory
English antifolk duo.

The Midnight Disco with Efa O’Neill @ Wigwam (11pm)
Kerry electronic producer and DJ Efa O’Neill headlines with Sahana, Ellamayo

Lips2Ears presents: WINDOW KID @ Yamamori Tengu (11pm)
Dublin debut of Window Kid, MC fresh from a tour with Dizzee Rascal to various cyphers with the likes of Sir Spyro, Zero and Daseplate. Support on the night comes from Jwy and Becky for some grimey wobbly garagey instrumentals

Piece It Together @ Centre Point (11pm)
This event is in an effort to raise much needed funds and awareness to the work that JIGSAW is doing. Chameleon b2b Tolentechno, Ayem b2b J.Ring, Dan Haze b2b Matt Smyth, Backjab


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Friday November 24th

Optimo

Bricknasty @ Whelan’s
Ballymun punk-funk-jazz band are among the best new acts around.

Optimo @ The Big Romance (8pm)
The class Glasgow duo for an all-vinyl set for the pub’s fifth birthday.

Le Boom, Shee @ Red Cow Warehouse
Two nights from Navan electro-pop band who release new single ‘Orange Glow’ this week.

Dun Laoghaire Guitar Night Vol.2 @ Walter’s, Dun Laoghaire
Hugh Buckley-John Moriarty duo & ZOiD

Fejká @ The Workman’s Club
Soft dreamy techno from German producer. ‘Infinity’

Bell X1 @ Vicar Street
Irish band’s recent album Merciful Hour features ‘The Lobster’.

Dogpond @ Whelan’s Upstairs
Indie garage rock and roll band featuring ex-members of The Hot Sprockets & Punch Face Champions. ‘Kilnamanagh Blues’

David Holmes DJ Set, Q&A @ The Sugar Club
God’s Waiting Room presents Blind on a Galloping Horse album launch.

Laura Veirs, Karl Blau @ Liberty Hall
Portland folk-singer-songwriter.

India Martínez @ Button Factory
Flamenco/pop artist.

Bad Manners @ Opium Rooms
Classic ska band.

Daniel Avery @ Centre Point (11pm)
The electronic producer is releasing redux versions of his Drone Logic classic album. Support: Becky. ‘Free Floating 2023 redux’

Postponed due to Dublin riots. Bella Festa with Jennifer Cardini @ Yamamori Tengu (11pm)
Cardini’s set fuse techno, electro and disco.

John Summit @ Index (11pm)
Chicago house DJ. Live set.

The Shed Residents 2 Year Anniversary @ Wigwam (11pm)
Cork DJ/producer Behne + Chameleon B2B FAXE ON FAXE, Ayem B2B Room Tone, Kisst B2B Krispylipz

Phil Berg B2B Lobster @ Wigwam (11pm)
Hybrid Events X Hidden Love present.

GAFF Records Launch Party @ with Slide, Loom & Sionnach (11pm)
Psytrance with Slide, Loom & Sionnach

Tracy Cass, Leo, Syl Black, 2M @ Wigwam (11pm)
A night of techno.

Mango & Gusto @ The Pyg
Free in double DJ header.


Saturday November 25th

Le Boom

All-day party @ The Big Romance (1pm – 1am)
Donal Dineen, Lex Woo, Queen Beatz, Big Romance Soundsystem, Kenny Hanlon, Emmy Shigeta, Graham Dolan.

Nocturnal Animals present: NEXTUS: Cailín @ The Complex
Aims to offer something more than a club night experience, and on November 25th, the collective are hosting an “immersive Techno experience” with a DJ set from Irish techno vinyl DJ Cailín.

Morgana @ Whelan’s Upstairs
Saint Sister singer goes solo with debut Irish show. ‘Car Lot in Montana’

Julie Byrne @ Pavilion Theatre, Dún Laoghaire
Foggy Notions presents the American singer-songwriter. ‘Summer Glass’

Celavidedmai @ Whelan’s
Galway rap and R&B artist. Mai on 6 key songs that influenced her.  Support from Fortune Igiebor, Celine and an afterparty with DJ Wax

The Line @ The Sugar Club
The Line (aka Brian Dillon) Red Blood Cells and Righteousness launch show. The album features God Knows, MuRli, Loah, Fehdah, Sorcha Richardson, Dan Fox (Gilla Band), Caoi de Barra (Wyvern Lingo), Lullahush, Eoin French (Talos) and Meltybrains? members Micheal Quinn and Ben Bix.

Le Boom, Shee @ Red Cow Warehouse
Two nights from Navan electro-pop band who release new single ‘Orange Glow’ this week.

Bell X1 @ Vicar Street
Irish band’s recent album Merciful Hour features ‘The Lobster’.

Sleaford Mods, Robocobra Quartet @ National Stadium
UK Grim were in the news recently for something dumb.

John Blek @ The Cobblestone
Sold out show from the Irish singer-songwriter.

Delush @ Crowbar, Button Factory
Singer-songwriter-producer Enda Gallery and Artsipolo and Callum Walsh.

See Also

Big Love @ Workman’s Cellar
Irish indie band’s last single was ‘Sirens’

Big Sleep @ The Grand Social
Dublin indie pop band. ‘Maccy D’s’

Bob Mould @ Button Factory
American Hüsker Dü songwriter is a regular visitor. Solo electric. Support: Cat Dowling.

Chasing Abbey @ The Academy
Midlands pop trio have pivoted to trad-dance.

Echo Canto, Llama Cult @ The Sound House
New band from Former Coronas guitarist Dave McPhillips and Republic of Loose guitarist Dave Pyro.

The Stunning @ 3Olympia Theatre
Sold out show from the ’90s Irish rock pop band.

Real Talks Art presents Rooftop Series 018 @ Bad Bobs Rooftop
Vinyl disco dance party.

Soulnezz, Soundmate… @ The Pyg (10pm)
Fer, Moduse, Jake Fitz, Dylema

Sasha & John Digweed @ Index (11pm)
Sold out show from UK dance DJs.

Yung Singh @ Centre Point (11pm)
Open format DJ – meaning anything goes – garage, UK funky, DnB, Punjabi folk mixed with Drake, trance, Vengaboys and Vampire Weekend, as per the Boiler Room set.

Club Comfort 6th Anniversary @ Yamamori Tengu (11pm)
Eclectic global dance music with Roo Honeychild, Selky DJ, Baby Guinness

Mother @ Lost Lane (11pm)
Weekly old-school club night for disco-loving LGBTQ+ family & their friends.

Bodytonic x Sense Presents: Surusinghe, Sir Spyro, EMA @ Wigwam (11pm)
Surusinghe is the genre-bending producer known for her percussive, bass-driven music / Sir Spyro is a grime DJ and producer from London


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Sunday November 26th

BDRMM

BDRMM @ Button Factory
English Shoegaze rock-pop band.

Girl Ray @ Whelan’s
London three-piece indie pop band. ‘Love Is Enough’

Skinny Lister @ The Grand Social
British folk band.

DC Dolls, Cutthroat and Thanks Mom @ The Sound House
Over 14s all-ages show.

The Undertones, Buzzcocks @ 3Olympia Theatre
Celebrating 45 Years Of Teenage Kicks

Patrick Stefan, Jennifer McMahon @ The Cooler @ The Complex
Live music inspired by Phoenix Park landscapes and collaborative musical conversations. IMC starts Incubator matched funding programme

Holly Johnson @ NCH
Frankie Goes To Hollywood musician.

Bird On the Wire @ 3Olympia Theatre
The Songs of Leonard Cohen

Keelan X, Viscose @ Workman’s Club
Irish electro pop.

Gem Beag @ Anseo
Experimental alt music night.


Monday November 27th

Eoghan Ó Ceannabháin

Yves Tumor @ 3Olympia Theatre
Nialler9-recommended artist of Psych, glam rock, electronic, pop sounds with recent album Praise A Lord Who Chews But Which Does Not Consume; (Or Simply, Hot Between Worlds). ‘Operator’

Eoghan Ó Ceannabháin @ Whelan’s
Dublin-based singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. His musical roots are in sean-nós singing.

David Keenan, Evanne Kilgallon @ Smock Alley
Geimhreadh Galore! The Irish Theatre Tour. Keenan’s full band show plus very guest Evanne Kilgallon who’ll perform an extract from her one woman play Jester’s Privilege as support.

Peer Pleasure, Touch Excellent @ The Workman’s Cellar
New music showcase Who’s This?

Huun Huur Tu @ The Sugar Club
Throat Singing and world music group. Also play Nov 28th.


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