The 7-day gig guide to Dublin music and events this week.
Highlights: Chromatics/Glass Candy, Metro Area, The Breeders, Danny Brown, Sorcha Richardson, Chelsea Moving Light, The Fresh & Onlys, The Night Tripper III.
Ticket freebies this week:
A pair of passes to VersechorusVerse (Thursday), Chelsea Light Moving (Sunday). Full details of each show and how to enter below.
- How to enter – Email [email protected] with the gig above in the Subject line you’re entering for along with your full name and phone number in the body before 5pm the day before the gig to enter.
- If you’re looking for tickets to sold out gigs try #ticketfairy on Twitter.
Tuesday June 11th
- Slayer @ The Academy (€42.50, SOLD OUT)
[Metal] You know yourself if you’re going to this.
- The Ruby Sessions: Slow Skies @ Doyle’s (€6, 9pm)
[Acoustic] Long-running acoustic weekly night with sometimes surprise special guests.
Wednesday June 12th
- Fidlar @ The Academy 2 (€14)
[Rock] Fuck It Dog Life’s A Risk.
- Niall Thomas @ Whelan’s (€8/€6)
[Folk/acoustic] Support Rufus Coates, Baker Jnr.
- Princess, Tandem Felix, Robin Marshall @ The Grand Social (€6)
[Indie/rock] Launch of the Black Cat EP.
Thursday June 13th
- The Altered Hours @ Tower Records instore (1pm)
[Indie] Shoegazing indie-rock from Cork.
- Chromatics, Glass Candy @ The Village (€20, SOLD OUT)
[Disco] Essential double bill from Italians Do It Better.
- Mastodon @ The Academy (€29)
[Metal] All The Heavy
- VersechorusVerse full band show @ Whelan’s Upstairs (WIN TICKETS)
[Folk/Rock] Former ASIWYFA guitarist showcases tracks from his upcoming debut. Video preview
- eLive presents Croupier, Charmers, Maud In Cahoots & Color//Sound @ The Workman’s Club (Free )
[Indie/folk] Four new Irish bands playing live for Entertainment.ie’s gig series.
- The Altered Hours @ The Odessa Club (€8)
[Indie] Shoegazing indie-rock from Cork. Guests The Northern Drones.
- Liam Ó Maonlaí and Rónán Ó Snodaigh @ Whelan’s (€13)
[Trad] ‘Bi Ann’
Friday June 14th
- The Breeders @ Vicar Street (€20)
[Rock] The Last Splash anniversary tour with support The Fresh & Onlys.
The Fresh & Onlys @ The Workman’s Club (€13)– Moved to support for The Breeders.
[Rock] San Francisco American-rock.
- John Cooper Clarke @ Button Factory (€24.50)
[Poet] Performer and poet.
- Stu Daly @ Whelan’s Upstairs (€5, €8 with EP)
[Acoustic] Launch of Heritage EP with support from Liza Flume and more.
- MUD: Channel One Soundsystem @ Twisted Pepper (€12/€10, 10:30pm)
[Club] Reggae soundsystem.
- Metro Area @ The Sugar Club (€20, 11pm)
[Dance] First live performance from nu-disco innovators in a series of European shows, their first in 10 years.
Saturday June 15th
- YoungHearts presents: Adrian Crowley, Tieranniesaur, Seán Mac Erlaine, and Mike Stevens @ Martello Tower Sutton/ Howth Head (€10 ,1pm-4:30pm)
[Acoustic] Starts with a walk around Howth and includes a BBQ and more surprises.
- Neil Young & Crazy Horse @ The RDS (€60 up, 4pm)
[Classic Rock] Support from The Waterboys, Little Green Cars, Los Lobos.
- Sorcha Richardson @ The Workman’s Club (€8)
[Folk] Launch of new EP.
- Maria Mutphy benefit: Paddy Casey & more @ The Button Factory (€15)
>[Benefit] Plus Hurricane Johnny ant the Jets and his orchestra, Evelyn Campbell and her Band & more
- Hipdrop presnts The Night Tripper III: Come On Live Long, MeltyBrains? , Sunken Foal @ The Ferocious Mingle Market (€10, €12, BYOB)
[Live] Interesting looking BYOB night on Thomas Street.
- Hidden Agenda: Finnebassen, Leon Vynehall @ Button Factory (€10, 11pm)
[Dance] Norwegian/Brighton Deep house producers.
- Subject: Prosumer @ Twisted Pepper (€14, 11pm)
[Dance] Berlin Panorama bar resident plays House.
- Azymuth @ The Sugar Club (€22)
[Funk] Brazilian Funk jazz trio.
Sunday June 16th
- 12 Sundays: TR One @ The Bernard Shaw (Free, 2pm – late)
[DJs] Laid back Sunday sets.
- Danny Brown @ The Sugar Club (€21.50, SOLD OUT)
[Rap] Detroit rapper on his Old & Reckless tour.
- Chelsea Light Moving (Thurston Moore), Mike Watt @ Whelan’s (€17, WIN TICKETS)
[Rock] Thurston Moore’s new band joined by Il Sogno del Marinaio, The Stooges’ Mike Watt’s new band.