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The best gigs & club nights in Dublin this week // March 29th – April 4th

The best gigs & club nights in Dublin this week // March 29th – April 4th

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All door times are 7:30pm/8pm unless stated.


Tuesday March 29th

Future Islands

Future Islands, Dan Deacon @ Vicar Street (€41)
Baltimore synth pop band play two nights in Dublin.

The Ruby Sessions @ Doyle’s (8;30pm, €10)
The acoustic club night is back. No advance announcement of acts.

Less Than Jake @ Whelan’s (€26)
Florida ska punk. Takes me back to secondary school.

Indie Rave towards the benefit of Ukraine @ Tramline (€10, Use code NIALLER9 for a 40% discount)
Cafe Paradise presents alternating between 3 DJs and four bands live: Big Sleep, The District, Flyover, Search Results.

Piano Day @ The Grand Social (€12)
Performances from Anna Mullarkey, BK Pepper, Brian Crosby, Gareth Quinn Redmond, Jack Foster, Kevin Corcoran, Lowli and Una Keane.

dayglow @ Button Factory (Sold Out)
Sloan Struble’s glittering indie electronic pop.‘Medicine’


Wednesday March 30th

Curtis Harding

Curtis Harding @ Whelan’s (€20)
Psychedelic soul singer-songwriter from Michigan. ‘Need Your Love’

The Beths, Cherym @ The Grand Social (€16)
New Zealand indie-pop. ‘A Real Thing’

FUCKKORPSEFEST: SPRING @ The Sound House (€10, 11pm)
Emby, Ahmed, With Korpse., Julia Louise Knifefist, Rory Sweeney, Laurence Kapinga (Negro Impacto), S.E.M.I, Cian Bolger


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Thursday March 31st

Sorcha Richardson

Sorcha Richardson @ The Academy (Sold Out)
Join Sorcha in the ‘Starlight Lounge’.

Inni-K @ Whelan’s (€19)
Launch of Inni-K’s contemporary sean-nós album Iníon

Aurora @ 3Olympia (Sold Out)
Norwegian atmospheric pop artist.

Mick Heaney & DJ Francois @ The Magnet (Free)
Psychik Adventures in Stereo Outbound Sounds and Wayward Grooves

Bedrooms, Buí. @ Whelan’s Upstairs (€15)
“Nostalgia-drenched fun packed with instant charisma.” – so says us.

Absentee, Morv, Phev @ The Workman’s Cellar (€12,50)
Ròg Records x D12 Music party. ‘New Day’.


Friday April 1st

Bitch Falcon

Surrounded by The Sea Photo Exhibition Launch @ The Dean Art Studio (6pm)
Refugee Rescue photo exhibit curated by Ruth Medjber and Karen Cowley. Music at the launch by Stevie Appleby and Cherinet Ayele.

Bitch Falcon @ Whelan’s (€20)
The grunge rock band’s farewell show.

Stormzy @ 3Arena (€50)
Rescheduled dates. Friday and Saturday night. ‘Rainfall’.

An evening with Justin Strauss @ Hen’s Teeth (€10)
NYC producer talks 3 decades of NY club culture & producing for everyone from Luther Vandross to LCD Soundsystem. ️3-hour DJ set after.

Shane O’Meara (Lunar Disko) & Kenny Hanlon (Apartment Records) @ The Magnet (Free)
Feathers Glued To Your Face

Gemma Dunleavy @ Olympia Theatre (€25)
Dublin artist moves up to the Olympia after selling out The Academy last year.

Puma Blue @ The Academy Green Room (€16)
Brooklyn-based producer of tunes for Wiki and Earl Sweatshirt plays solo project material. Also was previously pro skater. ‘1491’

Shollah, Fortùne Igiebor and Eis Sensei @ The Workman’s Club (€14.20)
Ex Oh Promotions Presents; Hip-hop-centred trio of Dublin acts.

The Last Vinci @ Whelan’s Upstairs (€11)
Cork alt-stoner band were previously featured. Support from Can’t See Land and Sage.

Walt Disco, Cable Boy @ The Sound House (€15)
Scottish six-piece goth-glam band. How Cool Are You?

Shakalak @ The Grand Social (€16)
Launch of debut album of band with John Cummins’ spoken word at the helm. ‘Hometown’.

Strawberries #06 @ The Sound House (€13, 11pm)
2FA 2FURIOUS. Genre hopping queer party.

DJ Python, t-woc (Live) Queen Beatz @ Tengu (€15+, 11pm)
All City and Sleepless Hours present the prolific “Deep Reggaeton” New York producer. Boiler Room.

Skream & DART @ Index (€20, 10pm)
Plus Ema, Leska and Louis Selecta.

Parfait, Yasmin Gardezi, Ôneyra @ Tramline (€20, 11pm)
Vision Records & Thump Techno night.

DJ Rush @ Opium Rooms (€15, 11pm)
Drum and bass don. Support Doug Cooney.


Saturday April 2nd

PinkPantheress

Thumper, Nerves, Sage @ The Sugar Club (€3/€5, 2pm- 5pm)
First in a series of all-ages gigs from BIMM Dublin.

Fundraiser for Ukraine @ Green Mount Market (Donation, 3pm-8pm)
Kenny Hanlon, T-Woc, Queen Beatz, Rachel Hegarty.

Vinyl Market @ Lucky’s, Meath Street (Noon – 4:30pm)
Buy some records.

Heatwerk with Platinum Ray & Daragh @ The Magnet (Free)
DJ vibes.

Chósta @ The Lighthouse, Dun Laoghaire (€5, 8:30pm)
Irish electronic producer from Donabate. ‘Late Night Jazz Radio’

PinkPantheress @ The Button Factory (SOLD OUT)
’00s-insired garage pop dance music. ‘Just For Me’.

Stormzy @ 3Arena (€50)
Rescheduled dates. Friday and Saturday night. ‘Rainfall’.

JPEGMAFIA, EFÉ @ The Academy (€22)
NY rapper Peggy in to play two shows. Sunday is 14s+.

Toshín as Aretha Franklin @ The Sugar Club (€25)
Irish RnB/Soul plays tribute to one of the greats.

Centre Point: Vitalic (Live) @ Button Factory (€15, 11pm)
French electronic producer. This is a classic.

Marie Montexier @ Tengu (€12+, 11pm)
French rooted, Cologne/Leipzig based DJ plays breaks, euphoria, techno and more. HOR Berlin radio set.

India Jordan @ Wigwam (€15, 11pm)
Bodytonic X SafeHaus present the electronic music producer and DJ releasing on Ninja Tune. ‘Only Said Enough’

Hammer @ The Pyg (€20, 10pm)
Belfast producer who just released a new EP.

Mother @ Lost Lane (€10, 11pm)
The queer disco and electro pop party is on every Saturday.

Delicious @ The Grand Social (€10, 11pm)
Queer space. House music all night.


Sunday April 3rd

Hayden Thorpe.

Ivan Smagge, Alba @ The Magnet (6pm)
French DJ is the latest international guest to play the small bar on Thomas Street after recent visits Luke Una and Intergalacticy Gary.

Hayden Thorpe, Smoothboi Ezra @ The Workman’s Club (€15)
Former Wild Beasts man plays solo. ‘Metafeeling’

JPEGMAFIA, EFÉ @ The Academy (€22)
NY rapper Peggy in to play two shows. Sunday is 14s+.

The Night Of Too Many Ukuleles @ Whelan’s (€10)
Crème de la crème of Irish Ukulele players performing together

ZOID @ The Grand Social (€11)
Jazz and electronic music. Album launch with four vocalists from the album – Aoife Doyle, Jenna Harris, Suzanne Savage and Miriam Ingram.


Monday April 4th

Dorian Electra

Spector @ The Grand Social (€15)
UK indie, support from Cable Boy.

Dorian Electra @ Academy Green Room (€15)
Electro-pop. ‘Ram It Down’.

Freddie Gibbs, Lord Apex @ Vicar Street (Sold Out)
Influential Indiana rapper.


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