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The Nialler9 Dublin Gig Guide: January 10th – 16th

The Nialler9 Dublin Gig Guide: January 10th – 16th


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Tuesday January 10th

NOFOMO @ The Grand Social
Two rooms of music including Skull The Pierre, Colleen, Callum Wall, The Grey Collective and more.

Distant, Punches Pilot and The Malefactors @ The Sound House
Sound House Rising presents..

Wednesday January 11th

Bowie – Icon @ Rathfarnham Castle
Dublin Bowie Festival. An exhibition of Bowie photographs by Philippe Auliac. Rathfarnham Castle. Weds Jan 11th – Sun Jan 15th. Open 9.30am – 4.45pm. free admission.

I Heart Bowie @ Whelan’s
Dublin Bowie Festival. A stellar list of guest vocalists and house band performing classic hits and revered album tracks

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

The Prettiest Star – Veda Lady & guests @ The George (9pm)
Dublin Bowie Festival. Irish drag queen and Bowie fanatic Veda Lady hosts another glamtastic night of cool queens and stiff cocktails with her Witchy Wednesday Coven from 9pm. Expect glitter, glam, stardust and craic actors as the cast take on Bowie with riotous abandon.

Thursday January 12th

Glasshouse Ensemble.

The Glasshouse Ensemble: Golden Years @ Opium
Dublin Bowie Festival. The award-winning classical ensemble performing a set of Bowie’s greatest songs with some special guest vocalists and a host of new arrangements.

Andy White @ Whelan’s
Belfast songwriter. ‘time is a buffalo in the art of war’

wtr @ The Workman’s Club
wtr’s debut gig with some special guests. Support Chameleon & Jaq Reidy. ‘Hold Em Back’

The Deadlians, Myles Manley @ Fibbers
with support from Wizards and MDcoolo

BPM presents: Inaugural Party @ The Workman’s Club (11pm)
BPM stands for Bitches Play Music. Lineup: Lychee, Pixieteeth, Reflecta. Dubstep, gabber, breakcore, etc.

Crucible Presents Industrial Awakening @ The Sound House (11pm)
Hard techno is in this week.

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Friday January 13th

Last Apollo & Big Sleep @ The Grand Social 
WHY NOT? Indie Club.

First Fortnight Therapy Sessions @ The Workman’s Club
Stephen James Smith, Toshín, Steo Wall, Les SalAmandas, Buddy Wakefield.

An Evening with Gerry Leonard @ Whelan’s
Dublin Bowie Festival. Bowie’s guitarist and musical director.

Playback performs Aladdin Sane @ Opium
Dublin collective Playback take on Bowie’s stunning album Aladdin Sane, a record celebrating its 50th anniversary.

Influence X Space Presents: Azyr & Luciid @ The Sound House (11pm)
UK/Irish hard and fast paced t9echno.

Soundmate31 x Index: Traumer @ Index (11pm)
Minimal deep techno.

Melodic: Richie Blacker @ Tengu (11pm)
Belfast native Richie Blacker [Anjunadeep/LNOE] with Kaycee on support.

January Winters & Sam Lowther @ The Pg (11pm)
Pyg presents series.

Dance to the Underground @ Fibber’s (9pm)
A David Bowie night from Dublin’s only queer punk and goth night.

Saturday January 14th

Aladdin Sane Listening Party & Panel @ Whelans (3pm)
Panel with Gerry Leonard/Leah Kardos/BP Fallon. Free admission.

girlfriend, I Dreamed A Dream @ The Workman’s Cellar
girlfriend. is a 5 piece group of queer women and non-binary people making visceral and emotional alternative rock music. ‘Spitkissing’

The London Boys @ Whelan’s
Dublin Bowie Festival. The London Boys are the only band on the planet playing Bowie’s 1960s material.

Between Feathers (From Vienna) @ Unit 44
The Viennese contemporary classical ensemble “Between Feathers” will play a concert of new pieces drawing on James Joyce ‘s Ulysses.

Dropkick Murphys @ 3Arena
American Celtic punk band with GuestsThe Scratch, The Rumjacks & Jesse Ahern

Rebel Rebel @ Opium Rooms
Dublin Bowie Festival. Ireland’s premier Bowie tribute band

Springfield Drum n Bass @ Dashi
Executive Steve and more. Early start.

Fionn Curran @ Index (11pm)
One of Irelands youngest up and coming talents. Plus Reboot, Dylon Fogarty Handsome X Gorgeous

Cáit / Mercorn / Rhyzine @ Wigwam (11pm)
Human Error presents.

Mother @ Lost Lane (11pm)
Queer clubbing in the heart of Dublin, playing electro & disco every Saturday night

See Also

Gouge Away @ Workman’s Club (11pm)
90’s // 00’s Alt Rock Club Night

SafeHaus presents: Aquarian, Max Ivory & LeeUm @ Tengu (11pm)
Hybrid, mutated strains of rave music with influence from the sounds of Detroit, London and Berlin with releases on Dekmantel

Dublin Darkside Clubnight @ The Grand Social
Goth, Darkwave, Post Punk and Alternative. In Aid of Pieta House.

Techno Den @ The Bernard Shaw (10pm)
Grandmal, Mark Lennon, Romanetto, Ascalon

Grace @ The Grand Social (11pm)
Queer rave club night.

The Bowie Ball @ Opium (11pm)
Dublin Bowie Festival. Dance the night away to Bowie hits with Today FM DJ Ed Smith.

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Sunday January 15th

Gerry Leonard

Reclaim the Mainframe @ 777 (2pm – 11pm)
Giles Armstrong, Splitradix, Lucas Betty, Jimenez, James Norton

Blackstar Theory – The Last Works of David Bowie @ Whelans (3:30pm)
An audio visual presentation by author Leah Kardos. Free admission.

Let’s Spend The Night Together @ Whelan’s
Dublin Bowie Festival closing party sees Bowie guitarist/musical director Gerry Leonard team up with Dublin artist Shobsy.

Little Gem presents improvised music sets upstairs.

çhâñt élečtrónïqùe @ Unit 44, Stoneybatter
çhâñt élečtrónïqùe is an international collective of producers and singers interested in exploring the potentialities of traditional music and electronics. Coming from five countries across across Europe – Portugal, Croatia, France, Bosnia and Ireland – they first met in Portugal in 2019.

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

Monday January 16th


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