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The Nialler9 Dublin Gig Guide: Nov 14th to 20th

The Nialler9 Dublin Gig Guide: Nov 14th to 20th

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Kojaque. Man with Dog.

Highlights: Kojaque, The Murder Capital, Johnny Jewel, Youth Lagoon, The Love Ball, Nealo, Uly, Soul Juice, Alfa Mist, Joshua Burnside, Mano Le Tough, Still Blue, Backstory, Elena Colombi & Amelia Holt, Irreversible Entanglements, This Is The Kit, Will Butler + Sister Squares.


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


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Tuesday November 14th

Irreversible Entanglements

Irreversible Entanglements @ Whelan’s
American free jazz collective.

Evie, Gemma Cox @ Whelan’s Upstairs
Alt-folk singer-songwriter.

Meet Me In The Bathroom @ The Circular
Screening of the documentary film about NYC music in the early 2000s.

Norah Jones @ 3Olympia Theatre
American singer-songwriter.

Ruby Sessions @ Doyle’s (8:30pm)
Weekly Tuesday acoustic night in aid of Simon Community. See link for acts playing every week.

The Glee Club @ The Grand Social (10pm)
New Dublin night out for those who prefer the glee versions


Wednesday November 15th

Johnny Jewel

Movember Party @ The Grand Social
Calum Agnew, Under Starling, Skull the Pierre, Politik and Strap all take the stage for men’s health.

Ondara @ The Workman’s Cellar
Kenyan singer-songwriter.

Anna Mullarkey @ Whelan’s Upstairs
Galway electronic musician. Support: Emma Lohan, Stephanie Dufresne

Johnny Jewel @ The Sugar Club
Solo Dublin film score performance for Italians Do It Better label boss and composer.

Gabrielle, Wallis Bird, Skinny Living @ 3Olympia Theatre
UK Dreams singer-songwriter plays two nights.

Ali Sethi @ The Academy
New York-based singer and composer with storytelling informed by his South Asian identity.

Somewhere Else @ Bow Lane Social (10pm)
Somewhere Else is the new midweek club happening every Monday + Wednesday night.


Thursday November 16th

Youth Lagoon.

Kojaque @ Vicar Street
Two Phantom Of The Afters launch / A Night At The Opera tour gigs from Jackie Dandelion.

Joshua Burnside @ The Workman’s Club
Singular Artists presents the Northern Irish singer-songwriter.

Youth Lagoon @ Button Factory
Trevor Powers lost his voice for 8 months; has returned with his first album in 8 years this year. Support: Clara Mann.

Blood Donor @ The Sound House
Ex-Otherkin frontman Luke Reilly plays songs from his indie-rock pop debut album.

Alfa Mist @ Opium Rooms
East London jazz artist, producer leans on hip-hop production and soul. Support: Jamie Leeming.

Greta Van Fleet, Mt. Joy @ 3Arena
Cheesy retro American rockers.

NOFOMO – Live Music House Party @ The Grand Social
BIMM Dublin. Bedhead, Robyn Clayton, Mac Rua, Molly Terrins, Tonedeaf, Chambers, Onya Vertigo

Gig for Gaza @ The Cobblestone
Sold out Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign gig with The Bonnymen, Varo, Liam O’Connor & Paddy McEvoy, Jacqui Martin & Derek Hickey, Vincent Doherty and guests.

Distant, Bees and Sawdust, Touch Excellent, Koi @ Fibber Magee’s
Indie folk, punk, hardcore bands.

Gabrielle, Wallis Bird, Skinny Living @ 3Olympia Theatre
UK Dreams singer-songwriter plays two nights.

The Chris Guilfoyle Quartet plays UNITY @ International Bar
Play the Larry Young classic Blue Note Records album UNITY in its entirety.

Godcaster @ The Workman’s Cellar
Foggy Notions presents Brooklyn art-rock band.

Dublin City Ravers @ The Sound House (11pm)
Four DJs from rural Ireland who where brought up on the classic rave scene music.

HONEYPOT: EMERGE @ Yamamori Tengu (11pm)
A night for rising female, trans and non-binary DJs.


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Friday November 17th

Nealo. Photo: Nicholas O’Donnell.

Viny Love For Gaza @ The Big Romance (7pm – 1am)
Stevie G presents DJs playing records for the people of Palestine.

Nealo @ Whelan’s
Launch of the Dublin rapper’s November Medicine.

Uly @ The Sugar Club
Pop, soul, jazz, lo-fi songwriter Raphino Murphy.

Kojaque @ Vicar Street
Two Phantom Of The Afters launch / A Night At The Opera tour gigs from Jackie Dandelion.

Melanie Martinez @ 3Arena
Alternative pop singer with support Upsahl. ‘Void’ 3Arena will be providing Irish Sign Language (ISL) Interpreters

Eyejust @ Sin É
Dream pop indie sounds + Sell Everything, Leon McMahon.

Dublin Ukulele Collective, Bella Festa @ The Lighthouse, Dun Laoghaire
Raise the Woof! Fundraiser for Dogs Angels Ireland & Wicklow Animal Welfare

Seisiúin Le Cairde Presents Saol @ The Hut, Phibsboro
A monthly showcase featuring Trinkets, Kel, Shy.

Elaphi @ Whelan’s Upstairs
Robust indie alt-rock from Dublin band Elaphi and the song ‘Diamond Walls’

Soul Juice @ The Sugar Club (11pm)
Founded by Qbanaa and taking inspiration from the frequent London jams, Soul Juice is building a community around jazz/soul/RnB music in Ireland so that people stop flying away to find what’s already at home.

Muintearas 003 @ Secret Location
Gaza eSIM Fundraiser: Lolz, Lighght, Bless Interior, Heart Awash with Flame, Naoise

Bat’s Wombs @ The Grand Social (10pm)
Goth Club night, 80s, post-punk and more.

Colin Perkins & Marcus O’Laoire @ The Pyg (10pm)
Two lovely men playing good tunes. Free in.

Mano Le Tough @ Centre Point (11pm)
Irish DJ, producer and Maeve label owner Mano Le Tough + Neil Flynn support.

Tender 008: Angel D’lite @ Tengu (11pm)
HI NRG rave DJ.

RATHAUS 017 @ The Sound House (11pm)
Derv, JWY, Dylatrix. “Black tie optional, wedding whore chic encouraged. Think – BrideZilla, swingers, lingerie, wedding extravaganza”

X CLUB & CJ Bolland @ Index (10pm)
Index x Slither presents X CLUB., CJ Bolland, Dylan Fogarty. X Club are inspired by early 90s techno all the way through to future-facing drum’n’bass.

Ausgang @ Wigwam (11pm)
Darktrax present Berlin-based techno duo.

Hotboxx @ The Well (11pm)
Lorenzo Raganzini: Techno Cage Rave party.

Tracy Cass, Leo, Syl Black, 2M @ Wigwam (11pm)
A night of techno.

The Girl’s Room @ The Workman’s Cellar (11:30pm)
RnB Club. DJs Alice + Big Cheeks


Saturday November 18th

Still Blue.

Dublin City Music Fair @ The Circular
pop-up Vinyl, CD and cassette market.

Sub Society & Friends Rooftop Party @ Bad Bob’s Rooftop (6pm)
Colliem L Ivory, Willo, Seany B, Jon Nolan, Jade Carney, Paul Redmond, Abi Williams

The Murder Capital @ 3Olympia Theatre
Irish alt-rock band The Clown’s Reflection tour. Support: Teeth Machine and University.

Emain Ablach @ Smock Alley
Neil Ó Lochlainn’s imagined Irish mythological tale expressed through a new suite of music written in 3 chapters for an ensemble of 15 musicians with an accompanying poetic sequence composed by Aifric Mac Aodha and recited by Billy Mag Fhloinn. Features Eoghan Ó Ceannabháin, Ultan O Brien, Brendan Doherty and more.

Still Blue @ Whelan’s Upstairs
Dublin indie pop band were on the Late Late last week.

See Also

Will Butler + Sister Squares @ Whelan’s
Former Arcade Fire man and new band. ‘Willows’

Al Reddan, Ellie O’Neill @ The Complex
Al Reddan is a folk songwriter originally from Tipperary and currently based in West Cork.

This Is The Kit, Ailbhe Reddy @ National Concert Hall
English folk band play four Irish dates this year with gigs in Cork, Belfast, Galway and Dublin.

Odie Leigh @ The Academy 2
14s+ all-ages show from classic folk, blues, and country music artist. ‘Crop Circles’

Síol @ The Cobblestone
Four piece band from Clondalkin play mix of jazz, pop and Irish traditional music launch new album Don’t Kick The Cat.

Skindred @ The Academy
Welsh band that fuses heavy metal with reggae.

Chief Keegan @ Sin É
Live jazz band.

Glenn Davis @ Hen’s Teeth (9pm)
Deep house disco / house DJ Glenn Davis launches Space & time EP. With Soulssistha B, Max Logsdail, Keith Dalton, Ricky Chong.

Spectrum @ Rua Red Gallery, Tallaght (10pm)
Performances by Gash Collective, Spooklet, JWY, and visual artist Aisling Phelan

Backstory @ Commercial Rowing Club (10pm)
Donal Dineen’s Club night with Sally Cinnamon B2B and DJ Ellefunk.

Cam Roberts, Only Coco and Royce Laroca @ The Pyg
Cam is a minimal tech house DJ hailing from Boston, residing in Dublin.

PrYmary Colours presents Love Ball @ Centre Point (11pm)
In the style of all-inclusive 80s/90s New York Vogue party. PrYmary Colours, Minikimono, Erik Burka, Kate Brennan Harding, Anziety, Dave Kerr, Fayeolo, Wiseguy

Kolsch @ Index (11pm)
German electronic producer / DJ. Sold Out.

Salvaged x LOST: with Flansie @ The Racket Space (11pm)
Rave and trance, techno DJ Flansie, with Tyvion Valentine, User-RL

Elena Colombi & Amelia Holt @ Tengu (11pm)
Amsterdam-based DJ, promoter and NTS radio host with American electronic DJ.

Mother @ Lost Lane (11pm)
Weekly old-school club night for disco-loving LGBTQ+ family & their friends.

Rafael Cerato @ Here & Now (11pm)
Soulstice presents Beatport indie dance chart-topper.

Crush Presents: GES @ Wigwam (11pm)
Galway hardgroove connoisseur.

OMNI @ The Cellar (11:30pm)
with Dylema b2b Jake Fitz, Surka, Max Dufficy, Jad b2b Vandi


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Sunday November 19th

Playboi Carti.

Reclaim the Mainframe @ Afuera @ 777 (3pm – Midnight)
Day party with Diggers, Odd Ned, DJ Gary, Bentley Riddims

Playboi Carti @ 3Arena
Support for the tour includes rappers Ken Carson, Destroy Lonely, and Homixide Gang (opium Collective)

Jim White @ Whelan’s Upstairs
Georgia-based musician/artist/author.

Nothing But Thieves @ 3Olympia Theatre
English rock five-piece play two nights. Support: King Nun.

Gem Beag @ Anseo
Experimental alt music night.


Monday November 20th

Nothing But Thieves

Nothing But Thieves @ 3Olympia Theatre
English rock five-piece play two nights. Support: King Nun.

Ben Folds @ The Helix
Literally rocking the suburbs.


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