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The Nialler9 Dublin Gig Guide – December 6th – 12th

The Nialler9 Dublin Gig Guide – December 6th – 12th


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

Tuesday December 6th

Grooveline @ Whelan’s
Funk rooted band with Sax, trad-blasted Rock to everything in-between

Blossoms @ 3Olympia
UK indie band.

Open Mic Night @ All My Friends
Every Tuesday. Hosted by Jess Kavanagh

The Flo Sho @ The Workman’s Club
A warm and welcoming variety show that host acts such as live music, poetry, dance, rap, magic, comedy & drag.

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

Wednesday December 7th


Homebeat presents Katie Kim & Jonny Dillon @ Project Arts Centre
“A slowcore waltz at the bottom of the ocean, steeped in gloomy ambience,” as heard on latest album Hour Of The Ox.

Christy Moore @ Vicar Street
Playing twice this week, 3 next week and shows in January.

Bureau De Change Song Contest @ The Sugar Club
Sees many of Ireland best loved comedy and online talent write and perform a song in the bid for Christmas number 1. Performances on the night from Tony Cantwell, Killian Sundermann, Shane Daniel Byrne, Alison Spittle, Justine Stafford, Kevin McGahern, Ali Fox,Darren Conway, Joe McGucken and Peter McGann.

Kehlani @ 3Olympia
US R&B pop singer.

WaxWhite takeover @ Dashi
Hip-hop Wednesday with Wax White, Craig Cooney, Mason X, Handsome Paddy & more

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Thursday December 8th


CMAT @ 3Olympia Theatre
2 sold out nights from Ireland’s finest country pop superstar. ‘Nashville (Live)’

Farah Elle @ The Workman’s Cellar
Dublin singer-songwriter celebrates release of debut album Fatima with full band show. ‘Desert’

Homebeat presents Rónán Ó Snodaigh & Myles O’Reilly, Ordnance Survey : Nomos – O’Riada Reimagined @ Project Arts Centre
Playing songs from Ta Go Maith album and O’Riada Reimagined uses compositional processes within the field of Spectral Music, where decisions are often informed by sonographic representations and mathematical analysis of sound spectra.

Ellie O’Neill & Seán Carpio @ The Cobblestone
Performing new music co-produced over the past 18 months. Foggy Notions show.

Short Back & Sides, Search Results, Alli Matson-Murphy @ Whelan’s Upstairs
Four-piece, indie-rock band from the West of Ireland, based in Dublin. ‘Park’

N.O.A.H @ Whelan’s
Irish indie rock band. ‘Hands Up’

Enola Gay, Gurriers, Panikatax @ The Workman’s Club
Belfast-based Irish noise-punk mob. ‘Scrappers’

E The Artist presents Fight Night 2 @ Tengu (11pm)
Roo Honeychild, mooncup, Frank B, Rory Sweeney, E The Artist, Ahmed, With Love; Lychee, Pixieteeth

Zehnsations @ The Sound House (11pm)
Afrobeats, AmaPiano & 00’s beats

Manifest x Instinct For Feed Our Homeless @ Wigwam (11pm)
Techno night in aid of Feed Our Homeless charity.

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Friday December 9th

Gilla Band

CMAT @ 3Olympia Theatre
2 sold out nights from Ireland’s finest country pop superstar. ‘Nashville (Live)’

Inni-K @ The Space Between
Gather Round. An Iníon show with a full band in the space normally used as a yoga studio.

Cian Finn @ The Bernard Shaw
Ireland’s reggae champ celebrates a new album.

Mr Pink, Essiray @ Workman’s Cellar
Dublin alt-rock band with new single ‘Deja Vu’

Playback: Stop Making Sense Xmas @ The Sugar Club
A live reenactment of the iconic 1984 Talking Heads film.

The Cope @ Button Factory
Debut headliner from David Anthony Curley and Joe Furlong’s electronic project. ‘I Am Stretched on Your Grave’.

Gilla Band @ National Stadium
Dublin headliner for the the Most Normal rock band.

Jerry Fish @ Whelan’s
The Electric Sideshow ringmaster.

Soda Blonde @ Vicar Street
The biggest show yet from the Dublin indie Small Talkers. ‘Terrible Hands’.

Uncharted: A Hyperpop Night @ Workman’s Cellar
District presents DJ Pixieteeth, electronic duo LEWWAB, E The Artist, Talkgick, Becky McNeice.

Swiftogeddon @ The Grand Social (10:30pm)
The Taylor Swift Club Night. Sold out across 2 floors.

Todd Terje @ Centre Point (11pm)
Norwegian disco don and edit king.

Secrets of Sound DJ Scope x Billy Scurry @ The Sugar Club (11pm)
B2B on the heated terrace with soul, reggae, funk & hip hop jams.

Tengu x Safehaus present: DjRUM @ Tengu (11pm)
DJ, producer and turntablist has a genre fluid approach to electronic music. Tower Bridge set

Homebeat presents: Prosumer @ Wigwam (11pm)
Edinburgh-based German electronic music headliner Prosumer with Neil Flynn, Chord Memory

Electronic Therapy: Hard Techno edition @ The Workman’s Cellar (11.30pm)
Female only lineup with Tammy Bao, Karikarifuwafuw and DENI_SOVA.

Saturday December 10th

Tommy LeFroy, Katie Phelan @ The Grand Social
LA London duo of pop, rock and folk. ‘Shoot’

The Stunning @ 3Olympia
Classic Irish rock band.

Paranoid Visions, Subhumanz, Meryl Streek, @ Button Factory
40th anniversary show from the Dublin punk rockers.

Sello @ The Academy Green Room
Headline Dublin Show from the Sellotape drill rapper. ‘Come Out’

Young Hearts Run Free presents Yule! @ Dalymount Park
Annual shindig features John Francis Flynn, Acid Granny, Negro Impacto, Dónal Lunny and Cora Venus Lunny, R. Kitt & more in aid of Simon Community.

Lankum @ Vicar Street
Two nights from the Dublin trad group of note.

See Also

Songs Against Apartheid @ Project Arts Centre
Part of PROJECT PROTECT PROTEST week long festival of events. Hosted by Senator Frances Black, Songs Against Apartheid is a gig to platform several artists to stand for human rights and to call for the end of Israel’s apartheid system against the people of Palestine. Features SÍomha, Saied Silbak, Roisin El Cherif, Orba, Talha and more.

The Frank & Walters @ Whelan’s
Cork rock band.

Alexander Nut @ Hen’s Teeth (9pm)
Eglo Records boss.

Backstory @ Commercial Rowing Club (11pm)
Donal Dineen’s Christmas dance. Sold out.

Lumo Club Xmas Party with Cian Ó Cíobháin @ Tengu (11pm)
One of Ireland’s top selectors Cian Ó Cíobháin (An Taobh Tuathail/Disco Dana) joins us for our last 2022 party in Tengu before The Circular’s NYE shindig.

Elder Island DJ Set @ The Grand Social (11pm)
Clubby sounds from the Bristol indie band.

Loose Connections x Merchant Records @ Hang Dai Chinese (11pm)
Soundcloud mix.

Oden & Fatzo @ Index (11pm)
Bedlam and Index present minimal, house and funky techno duo.

Shy One @ The Racket Space (11pm)
DJ/Producer from London. ‘Poison (Club Shy mix)’

Human Error Presents: Kessler & False Persona @ Wigwam (11pm)
Belfast electronic producer Kessler alongside Bournemouth-based producer False Persona for Dublin debut.

Jordan Nocturne @ The Pyg (11pm)
Belfast synth-disco-producer. ‘Moving Around’

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Sunday December 11th

Lankum. Photo: Ellius Grace.

Reclaim the Mainframe @ 777 (2pm – 11pm)
All day party with Lerosa, Sonntags, Con & Cian, Prøwl b2b Accomplice aka Chris Wyse, LNNX

Lankum @ Vicar Street
Two nights from the Dublin trad group of note.

A night for ALONE @ The Workman’s Cellar
Charity night with Pauric O’Meara, Amy Naessens, Leah Moran.

Doctar Millar @ Little Whelan’s
w/ Brian Hogan (bass,guitar) & Miriam Ingram.

One Day International @ The Grand Social
The return of the band originally formed in 2007.

Monday December 12th

Christy Moore @ Vicar Street
Playing twice this week, 3 next week and shows in January.

Let It Snow @ The Sound House
Live music and dance battles. Performances from Qbanaa, Mister K.Y.B. and Adam O’Rua. Raising money for Pieta House. Donation link here if you can’t make it.

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