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The Nialler9 Dublin Gig Guide – Christmas & NYE edition

The Nialler9 Dublin Gig Guide – Christmas & NYE edition

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Wednesday December 28th

Chantel Kavanagh @ Big Top Red Cow (6pm – 11pm)
A circus tent by the M50. Also Shee, Kaily, Cody Wong & more.

Fizzy Orange & friends @ The Big Romance
Live gig and vinyl DJ set after.

YAWA, Qbaana @ The Sound House
Electro pop duo and Cuban-Irish singer Qbanaa.

Paddy Casey @ Whelan’s
Dublin singer-songwriter.

Klangphonics @ Opium Rooms
Live techno trio. ‘White Flower’

Mau P @ Centre Point (11pm)
Dutch House DJ. ‘Drugs From Amsterdam’

Archie Hamilton @ Here & Now / Index (11pm)
House & techno DJ. Plus Jack Murphy, Jay Keane B2B Malone, Bob Manzanilla, Ryan Healy b2b Royce Laroca

Salvaged presents: Stardoll @ Wigwam (11pm)
‘Stardoll: a night with the gals, gays and theys’ Pauline Derv b2b hellokt, Sweet Philly b2b DJ Egg, Yours Truly


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Thursday December 29th

Something Happens @ Whelan’s
Classic Irish rock band.

Shampain Presents: Man of Aran’s Nightmare @ The Sugar Club
Live score from Shampain of 1930s silent classic plus DJs Andy Bell and Arveene.

Olan All City, Rory Bowens (NTS), DC FSL Man, Der Opium Queen @ Hang Dai Chinese (8pm)
All City, NTS, First /Second Label.

Old School Reunion @ Tramline (9pm)
Dance night for the older heads featuring Temple Theatre DJs, Bosco Bray Mafia & more.

A.G. @ Wigwam (11pm)
Bass grime & more DJ vibes. Pxssy Palace X Boiler Room set. With EMA on support.

The Big Beat Manifesto Outstraight x Choki Biki Records party @ Dashi
A Collaborative label event – a night of live hip-hop, Breakbeat & DNB DJs

Bukkake @ Opium (10pm)
Paul Morrell (Ministry Of Sound) & more play the Xmas queer party.


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Friday December 30th

Sleepover Club: End of Year Ball @ The Workman’s Club
Muttonhead + Local Boy, Fizzy Orange, Banrion, Lowkick, Curtisy, Kayleigh Noble, E The Artist, Beauty Pageant, Ronan Group, Saoirse Miller, Late Snack, Punches Pilot Distant, Famous Tex

Keeley @ Thomas House
Dreampop/Indie quartet.

Christmas Groovefest @ Whelan’s Parlour bar
With Kate Butler, Don Rosco, John Braine, Mark Winkelmann, Dr Groove and Catherine Dempsey.

Groovecrate @ Hang Dai Chinese (8pm)
DJ from 8 in the Chinese spot with the superior soundsystem.

Jeff Mills @ Here & Now / Index (11pm)
Detroit Techno legend.

AE86 presents: Gracie T @ Wigwam (11pm)
Jungle to Dancehall with Hope Works resident and Threads London regular Gracie T + M4A4, Max Rebo, Louis Selecta

Club Comfort: EOTY Fur Ball @ Tengu (11pm)
Fur fetish gala and night with NKECHI, Mirage, Selky, Roo Honeychild


Saturday December 31st – New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Festival Village @ North Wall Quay (4pm – 7pm)
Main Stage Gavin James, Lyra and Brad Heidi. // Festival Village: The Blizzards, Tolü Makay, Bradley Marshall, Dara Quilty’s Bangers, 2FM’s Emma Power, Katie Phelan, Kingfishr and Rachel Mae Hannon. Tickets €7.90 – €18.90 for family.

NYE Disco @ Big Top Red Cow (6pm -1am)
90s and 00s party featuring Quicksilver / Da Hool / Al Gibbs / Mark Mccabe / Klubbheads / Nalin & Kane / Ian Van Dahl / Barthezz / Ian Redman & Mc Cover / Dario G

New Year’s Eve Festival @ North Wall Quay
Westlife, Gavin James, Lyra. You’re probably not going to this but now you know it’s on.

And So I Watch You From Afar @ The Workmans Club
Ring in the New year with Belfast’s finest instrumental rock band.

Sprints, Thumper @ Whelan’s
Two high-octane Dublin rock bands.

Fizzy Orange NYE party @ The Racket Space
Fizzy Orange, Cooks But We’re Chefs, Search Results, Papa Romeo DJ set.

New Year’s Eve @ Rascals
DJs Joe Donnelly (Phantom / TXFM) / Local vinyl-loving Paula Lahiff

New Years Eve Bash @ Hen’s Teeth (6pm)
Hen’s Teeth HiFi, Mango, Fatty Fatty & more to be announced

Lumo Club @ The Circular, Rialto (8pm – 1am)
Our third annual NYE shindig in the Other Hand bar. Free in and you can book some tables.

NYE Ball @ Juno, Dorset Street
Boots & Kats, Adult Store, Colin Perkins, Karl Guest

Backstory @ Commercial Rowing Club (8pm)
Some Dance To Remember with Donal Dineen all night long.

Sally Cinnamon @ Hang Dai Chinese (8pm)
NYE Party with Sally and palsos.

Real Talks Art NYE @ Bad Bob’s Rooftop (8pm)
Orbit Malone b2b Jamie Keane, Eric Brown, Kaily, Royce Larøca

Tender @ Tara Building (9pm)
Tender is born out of the unique and lasting connections that can flourish on a dance floor. DJs Bull Horris, Mercorn, Gary.

Le Boom & Friends @ Centre Point (9pm)
Electro pop party, with 3 rooms of music.

NYE @ The Sugar Club (9pm)
Dublin band Playback Stop Making Sense tribute, DJs Billy Scurry & Tu-Ki

New Years Eve Party @ The Bernard Shaw (10pm)
Disco & pop tracks, gorgeous drag acts & prizes galore – expect nothing but sass. Hosted by the gorge Out with the Misses (Miss Taken & Miss Roots)

NYE @ Index (9pm)
Main Room: DART, S-Agenda, Spli.tt / Room 2: Collie, Prince Prada, darkmavis, Geist

New Queers Eve @ Farrier & Draper (9pm)
3 rooms of music from Sunday Social.

NYE Trad Rave & Djackulate @ Dashi (9:30pm)
The Irish Frankenstein ie Trad Rave, brings the spirit on NYE. With Trad Rave, Djackulate, Haunt dj’s and more

Alexis Taylor [Hot Chip Dj set] @ The Pyg (10pm)
Plus Colin Perkins b2b January Winters.

Pariah B2B Pangaea @ Wigwam (10pm)
Bass music 3 hour set Plus EMA, Upstairs – Curtisy + Friends: Curtisy, Kayleigh Noble, Graham, Solo Lui, Edboy, Cian Bolger.

New Year Eve @ Bow Lane Social (10pm)
R&B with RTE 2FM DJ Wax

Mother: New Years Eve @ Lost Lane (10pm)
With main room sets from Mother DJs; Rocky T Delgado, Ruth Kavanagh, Ghostboy and a special guest set upstairs in the Library from Miss GLAMO

R3D’s House @ Tengu (11pm)
The Countdown, hip-hop, ampiano, afrobeats and more from DJ R3D and pals.


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Sunday January 1st

New Year’s Day Celebrations @ Meeting House Square (1pm-6pm)
Free event with Hothouse Flowers frontman Liam Ó Maonlaí, concertina player Cormac Begley, fiddler x bilingual singer Clare Sands and folk singer Lorraine Nash.


Monday January 2nd

Christy Moore @ Vicar Street
Kildare songwriter has 6 dates here in January.

Christian Wethered, Leila Jane @ Whelan’s Upstairs
Dublin poet and songwriter and indie songwriter.


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