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The Nialler9 Dublin Gig Guide – the best gigs and clubs this week

The Nialler9 Dublin Gig Guide – the best gigs and clubs this week

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Tuesday August 16th

Fourway Mirror, Sauce Gang @ The Sound House
Sound House Rising series.

Anie Valentine @ Crowbar
Low Light sessions are presenting free shows in the bar at the moment.

Ruby Sessions @ Doyle’s (8:30pm)
Acoustic night of new music. Seated. In aid of Simon Community.


Wednesday August 17th

Gorillaz

Handsome Eric, Cheesmore & Robbie Stickland @ Bello Bar
“Dinner and a show – Nugs followed by rock’n’roll”

Gorillaz @ 3Arena
Damon Albarn and his all-star cartoon (and very real) band in town for one night only.

Is This It: Lemonade Shoelace, Winnie Ama, The District, Callum Wall @ Button Factory.
“IS THIS IT” is a monthly showcase of some of the finest musical acts Ireland has to offer right in the heart of Temple Bar.


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Thursday August 18th

Lightning Bolt

Lightning Bolt @ Whelan’s
Heavy rock noise band who play on the floor of venues.

Nealo @ the Workman’s Club
A part of the Workman’s 10+2 series.

Burner Records: Skinner, Negro Impacto, Celaviedmai, Fynch, Muttonhead, Rebel Phoenix @ the Workman’s Club
A part of the Workman’s 10+2 series.

Dinner and A Dance with Luke Una, Billy Scurry @ Hens Teeth
Desert Island Discs style conversation and dinner

Katie Gerardine O’Neill, Amber Man (ambient set) @ Anseo
A night of dark ambient soundscapes.

Emma Ruth Rundle @ St. Ann’s Church
Portland singer-songwriter, guitarist and visual artis ormerly of the Nocturnes and Marriages, she has released five solo albums and is a member of Red Sparowes.

A Burial At Sea, Punch Face Champions, Nerves @ Whelan’s
Math-rocky band headline. D’Accord.

PLANET @ The Grand Social
Australian indie rockers with support Llama Cult.


Friday August 19th

LSDXOXO

Irish festivals this weekend

Another Love Story @ Killyon Manor
Our fav small festival returns. Friday features Cáit, Tjhe Bonk, Negro Impacto, Luke Una, Session Victim, Marion Hawkes, Henry Earnest, and many more including a Nialler9 set.


Jacob Koopman @ The Sound House
Dublin busker moves indoors with full band. Support Saibh Kelly and Roe Byrne.

Next Up: Curtisy, Jah1 , Cale Smith + guests @ The Workman’s Cellar
Hip-hop night.

Stiff Little Fingers @ The Academy
Punk band also plays Cork and Belfast this week.

The Riptide Movement @ Whelan’s
Support Davie Furey. ‘Turn On The Lights’.

Bricknasty Sessions #4 @ The Sugar Club
A part of Live punk Soul band with performances from Ahmed With Love, Curtisy and Rory Sweeney.

UK Subs @ The Grand Social
British punk rockers with support from Belfast’s The Outcasts and Dublin’s The LEE Harveys.

Welshy @ The Academy 2
Kilkenny dance pop DJ and producer.

Ross From Friends @ Centre Point / Button Factory (two shows)
An early and a late show from the British producer who has tracks like ‘The Daisy’.

Club Comfort presents: Cathy Flynn @ Tengu (11pm)
Cathy Flynn, Selky, Roo Honeychild, Baliboc

LSDXOXO @ The Bernard Shaw (10pm)
Berlin DJ and Floorgasm club runner playing Baltimore club, ghetto house, hardcore, electro and techno reclaiming Black queer spaces and injecting some much-needed fun and camp into the genre. Boiler Room.

Slither: Goldie, Ant TC1, Ambit @ Wigwam (11pm)
Metalheadz Drum’n’bass showcase

Calamity Presents: Josh Baker @ Bow Lane Social Club (11pm)
The Manchester x DJ and producer’s house rooted tracks draws on 90s rave, electro and minimal.

Rooftop Series [007] @ Bad Bob’s Rooftop
Real Talks Art presents Keen (Subsurface – Philly)

The Shed presents: Fast & The Furious @ The Grand Social (11pm)
Shadylines, Tolentechno, Chameleon, Faxe On Faxe, Ayem, Loose Tooth Dental Club

San Rocco, Tuesday at Six @ Whelan’s Upstairs (midnight)
Midnight Hour. Free entry on the page. ‘Across The Night’s Ceiling’

Tom Noble @ The Sugar Club Sidebar (11pm)
Tom’s edits and productions on Andrew Morgan’s People Potential Unlimited have helped to shine a light on some of the most obscure and sought-after 80’s boogie-funk around


Saturday August 20th

Lumo Club are doing a club and a boat party this Saturday.

Irish festivals this weekend

Another Love Story @ Killyon Manor
Our fav small festival returns. Saturday features Niamh Regan, Yenkee, Ships, Barker, Luke Una, Cian O’Ciobhain, Caoi De Bara, R.Kitt x Glasshouse and more


Dublin Modular – Controlled Voltage 004 @ Pallas Studios (3pm – 9pm)
Summer Yard Party

Lumo Club & Boat Party @ Tengu (7pm / 11pm)
Lumo Club DJs and 100 people on a boat for a two hour sojourn on Dublin Bay before returning to dance in Tengu for the evening. Note: Boat party is sold out but club tickets are available.

Pretty Happy @ the Workman’s Club
A part of the Workman’s 10+2 series.

Flogging Molly @ Vicar Street
American Celtic punk rockers.

Minami Deutsch @ Whelan’s
Krautrock band from Tokyo. ‘Can’t Get There’.

Jeru The Damaja @ The Workman’s Club
Stylistic Murder presents “Represent The Real” Release Party

Azymuth @ The Sugar Club
Brazilian jazz-funk trio formed in 1973

John Gibbons @ The Academy
Irish dance pop producer.

HONEYPOT 002: Hot 2 Trot @ Wigwam (11pm)
Bambi, Ali, Rhyzine

Cabal D001: Chloé Robinson, Long Island Sound B2B Small Crab @ Button Factory (11pm)
Limerick collective Cabal present their first show in Dublin with Chloé Robinson & Long Island Sound B2B Small Crab


Sunday August 21st

Niamh Regan

Irish festivals this weekend

Another Love Story @ Killyon Manor
Our fav small festival returns. Sunday features Niamh Regan, Yenkee, Ships, Barker, Luke Una, Cian O’Ciobhain, Caoi De Bara, R.Kitt x Glasshouse and more


Reclaim the Mainframe – Day Party @ 777 (2pm – 10pm)
Accomplice aka Chris Wyse, Con Allen, Matthis Klemm [DE], Prøwl, Jan Blanco. AFUERA is a new concept created by the people behind 777 and located at the back of the infamous cocktail bar on Georges Street

Róisín O @ The Sound House
Sounds Of The Summer series.


Monday August 15th

The Wombats @ 3Olympia Theatre
UK indie band.


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