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


Tuesday August 9th

Steve Wickham (The Waterboys) @ Whelan’s
As part of Whelan’s Trad and Folk Festival

GANZY Collective @ Button Factory / 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 10th

Marc Rebillet

Herbie Hancock @ NCH
Jazz legend with a full all-star band. See recent Glasto performance.

Marc Rebillet @ National Stadium
The one-man comedic loop sensation. Loop Daddy.

David San Clair @ The Grand Social
Anything Goes EP launch from Irish indie folk/rock artist.

Martha Wainwright @ The Pavilion Theatre, Dún Laoghaire
Singer-songwriter of the Wainwrights.

TRP – Techno Freaks @ The Grand Social (10:30pm)
Techno with Jimmy Keating, VKT, Romanetto.


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Thursday August 11th

EFÉ: Photo: Niamh Barry

EFÉ @ The Academy 2
EFÉ is a 22 year old Irish artist hailing from Dublin, who just released the Vitamin C EP.

Overhead, The Albatross @ the Workman’s Club
A part of the Workman’s 10+2 series.

The Latchikos @ Whelan’s
As part of Whelan’s Trad and Folk Festival

Bridín @ Whelan’s Upstairs
Contemporary Harpist as part of Whelan’s Trad and Folk Festival

Ellen Sleator @ Button Factory / Crowbar
Low Light sessions are presenting free shows in the bar at the moment.

The Deadlians, Post punk Podge & 7of9 @ Fibber Magees
The Deadlians’ monthly night with their pals.

Viscose @ Workman’s Cellar
Come cry in the club to sad songs behind eclectic grooves. Electro pop. ‘Been There’

Soft Boy Records Presents: Kean Kavanagh b2b Brién @ The Grand Social (11pm)
DJ Sets all night.

Twosome Thursdays @ The Sound House (11pm)
Two Dublin electronic collectives Thump and Vision combine.


Friday August 12th

Monjola

Oh Boland, Extravision @ The Bello Bar
Irish alt-rock.

Mo Cultivation with Negro Impacto & more @ The Sugar Club
2 live acts and 3 DJs. Dundalk funk-soul band Negro Impacto, Kildare hip-hop artist Keanu The Pilot, Azeez aka Blkcnvs, R3D, A Money.

ZASKA @ The Lighthouse, Dun Laoghaire
Funk Fridays with funk, neo-soul bandleader.

Hazey Haze & Craig Cooney @ The Bernard Shaw
Limerick city rapper leads the charge with DJ Replay on the decks.

Henry Earnest, Dreamcycles, Isaac TC @ The Sound House
Foggy Notions Flotations series.

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

Naked Lungs, Floorshow @ The Workmans Cellar
Four-piece Wicklow DIY Noise/Shoegaze band. ‘Second Song’

Whelan’s Trad and Folk Festival @ Whelan’s
A week-long programme, with mostly free entry. JIGGY + TRADALAC

Crome Yellow, Jet Black Tulips & DJ Stephen Donnelly @ Thomas House
Fuzzed Up Indie Club

Wax Lyrical @ The Well
Hip Hop night with MCs, DJs, Breakdance Battles, Graffiti Art. New Cicero / Frank Jez / Jah-1 / Cmx / Mory (Rog Poets) / Dj Elemental / Limerockers Crew / Dj Mog-Y / Recession Squad / Missyelayneous & Funktom + more

Bitten Twice @ Tengu (11pm)
Julia Louise KnifeFist, Fomorian Vein, Rory Sweeney, pixieteeth

Loose Connections @ Hang Dai Chinese (11pm)
Ricky Chong B2B Joshwha

Swiftogeddon @ The Grand Social (10:30pm)
The Taylor Swift Club Night.

LOST: with Mayeul @ Wigwam (11pm)
Parisian producer and DJ playing oldschool, acid inspired raw techno


Saturday August 13th

Glasshouse

12 hours of Temporary Pleasure @ The Complex (noon – midnight)
TP are designing, building and programming an ephemeral club in just five days. At this event, they show their work installations, DJ sets, and performances created and curated over the course of the workshop.

The Big Bang Festival of Rhythm @ IMMA (Noon to 6pm)
Ireland’s longest running intercultural festival with free workshops and performances from the Palestinian and Ghanaian percussionists and dancers, and a beginner’s workshop on the Irish bodhran.

Loose Tooth @ The Grand Social (2pm – 8pm)
Lychee, Laurence Kapinga, Oran Farrell, D*MP & more.

Dead Fox Sisters & Ispíní Na hÉireann @ The Cobblestone
The Dead Fox Sisters is a collaboration by William Slattery, Audrey Trainor, Christina Quill, Chris Con, Ben Kavanagh & Andy Keeling.

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

Glasshouse Ensemble performs Illinois @ Button Factory
Glasshouse perform their renowned rendition of the classic Sufjan Stevens album, richly arranged by Aran O’Grady. ‘Mystery Of Love’.

Whelan’s Trad and Folk Festival: Kila @ Opium Rooms
A week-long programme, with mostly free entry.

Sean Carpio @ Fumbally Stables
Waves of a Present’ Album Launch. ‘Ancestral Love’

RáStyle II @ The Sugar Club
Hip-hop and spoken word. Emmet Kirwan, Nuxsense, The Ballyboyz, Don Kobz, Panda & Conkan, Sam Dela & more.

ELMNTS pres. Huerta @ Tengu
Berlin based selector Huerta with Tunney & NSFWs L.Ivory

Fuaim: Spray & Mercorn @ The Bernard Shaw (11pm)
Sligo producer Spray and Skin&Blister’s Mercorn.

Slither @ Wigwam (11pm)
Dr Banana B2B Bluetoof, Derv CHZLE

HNDRXX HipHop @ The Well (11pm)
Hiphop, RnB, Afrobeats, Trap, Amapiano.


Sunday August 14th

Pixie Cut Rhythm Orchestra

0phelia @ CHQ, Dublin (3pm)
Solo set and talk from the spoken word / poet. Part of Dublin Port Fest for Heritage Week

Whelan’s Trad and Folk Festival @ Whelan’s
A week-long programme, with mostly free entry.

Pixie Cut Rhythm Orchestra @ the Workman’s Cellar
A part of the Workman’s 10+2 series.


Monday August 15th

Ukrainian Freedom Orchestra @ NCH
The Ukrainian Freedom Orchestra comes to the National Concert Hall for a historic concert – the only Ireland performance in their tour of Europe and the USA.


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