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The Nialler9 Dublin Gig Guide – November 15th – 21st

The Nialler9 Dublin Gig Guide – November 15th – 21st

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Tuesday November 15th

Pussy Riot

Pussy Riot, Cruel Sister @ Opium Rooms
Russian feminist protest art collective and band.

Jake Clemons @ Whelan’s
E Street Band saxophonist.

District Presents: Subterranean Spoken Word @ The Workmans Cellar
Spoken Word with Khanyisile Mbukwane, Cbakl and Samuel Yakura

Ex Oh Presents: The Outsiders, Dog Day Afternoon & Eyejust @ The Workman’s Club
Indie-rock trio of bands.

Lizzy McAlpine @ Button Factory
American singer-songwriter. All My Ghosts.

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

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

Beach Bunny @ Vicar Street
Chicago-based singer Lili Trifilio and her power pop project. ‘Prom Queen’


Wednesday November 16th

God Knows

God Knows @ Hennessy Sound Lounge
An intimate listening experience on music that has influenced the Narolane artist followed by by a DJ set and dance party.

Winter Sessions @ Four Provinces, Crumlin
Trad session. Aidan Connolly (fiddle) Maitiú Ó Casaide (Uilleann Pipes) Vincent Doherty (Singer)

Cinder Well, Jim Ghedi, Cormac Mac Diarmada, Lemoncello @ Workman’s Cellar
California-based doom folk music. ‘No Summer’

Yung Lean @ 3Olympia
Swedish alt rapper.

Italian Records Night @ The Big Romance
The Italian Institute of Culture, in collaboration with Nowhere Music present DJs playing jazz, rock, indie, punk, soundtracks, post-rock, Italian songwriters, electronics, pop, and rare Italian psychedelia.

Mark Geary @ Little Whelan’s
Singer-songwriter has a residency this month in Whelan’s new venue.

The Snuts @ Button Factory
Sold out show for the UK rock band with the crap name.


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Thursday November 17th

The Mary Wallopers. Photo: Sorcha Frances Ryder.

Divide and Dissolve, Girlfriend @ Whelan’s
Melbourne duo who recently supported Low. ‘We Are All Really Worried About You’. Foggy Notions and UMACK presents

M. Stevens & The Ghasts @ Whelan’s Upstairs
Latest project from Popical Island co-founder Mike Stephens who has previously honed his craft across a string of Irish alt folk & indie pop bands. Debut album launch.

TADHG @ The Grand Social
Tadhg’s soulful melodies and bold stage presence combine the dominating aura of Queen, Elton John and Lady Gaga with the soul and musicality of Erykah Badu, Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, and Whitney Houston.

RTE Radio 1 Folk Awards @ Vicar Street
Performances and awards. Also live on RTE Radio One.

The Mary Wallopers @ National Stadium
Dundalk rousing trad band. Support: Negro Impacto, Sam Shackleton

Sigur Ros @ 3Arena
Iceland ambient pop band.

Anthony Naples @ Yamamori Tengu (11pm)
TT x Fuaim present the fine American producer/DJ. ‘Swerve’


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Friday November 18th

Real Lies

District 8 Academy @ The Sugar Club (9am – 5pm)
District 8 presents a one-day academy programme designed to help young people gain a first footing into dance music.

Real Lies @ The Grand Social
Euphoric electronic pop poetry. ‘Boss Trick’

The Liffey Swimmers Ensemble presents: Floating Heads @ Bello Bar
Evie, Nagam, Lowkick, Javill live. A group of performers, visual artists, DJs, and sound engineers who have come together under this ensemble name.

Bambie Thug @ Whelan’s Upstairs
Hyperpop and industrial rock combine on ‘Kawaski’ from East London-based Irish artist Bambie Thug.

Rónán Ó’Snodaigh & Bróna Keogh @ The Lighthouse, Dun Laoghaire
Kila frontman.

Lifts,IDID, Eldrich @ Sin É
Dublin 5-piece alternative/art-rock/post-punk-adjacent band. ‘Evergrowing, Overflowing

Scattered Ashes @ The Workman’s Club
An abrasive Dublin four-piece ranging in influence from goth to punk.

Search Party @ Whelan’s
Belfast alternative band. ‘Razorblade’

Irish Composers’ Collective Presents: ICC Salon @ Unit 44
A festival of brand new original works from emerging Irish composers in Stoneybatter that runs Friday to Sunday at various times: 1pm, 7pm, 5pm, 8pm.

JyellowL @ Button Factory
Irish rapper on the up. ‘Yup Yup Yup’

NSG @ The Academy
UK afroswing collective. ‘Petite’

The Mountain Goats @ Vicar Street
Esoteric folk-rock songwriters with support Carson McHone

Rocky T Delgado @ All My Friends (9pm)
Mother DJ spinning in new LGBTQIA+ venue/bar Meath Street.

Swiftogeddon @ The Grand Social (10:30pm)
The Taylor Swift Club Night

Tepnets @ The Pyg (10pm)
ERV_OD, Cam Roberts, Lapin, Syl Black.

Lena Willikens & Lolz @ Tengu (11pm)
Amsterdam-based DJ & producer and host of NTS Lightning Conductor show, known for her unique selections.

Krystal Klear, Ricky Chong @ Centre Point (11pm)
Irish electronic and disco producer who just released ‘Essentia’

NSFW @ The Grand Social (10:30pm)
Queer kink party with DJs Duowe and performers including Austin Sugar.

Slither: Tim Reaper B2B Dwarde @ Wigwam (11pm)
UK jungle producer. Boiler Room set.

DARK0 @ The Racket Space (11pm)
Ethereal Skies presents hyper-melodic music producer from London. Ethereal Skies DJs are darkmavis & Sean Murray.

Ewan McVicar @ Index (11pm)
Sold out show from Scottish DJ and music producer.


Saturday November 19th

Lumo Club

Wallis Bird, Caoi De Barra @ Whelan’s
Two nights from the Berlin-based singer-songwriter on the Hands tour of Ireland.

Carlsbad @ Whelan’s Upstairs
Irish-based American singer-songwriter. ‘Lemon Pie’

Soft on Crime, Fierce Shook, Chrononaut, Carpark Sci-Fi @ Bello Bar
A night of indie/punky/poppy/noise.

Chief Keegan @ Sin É
Dublin instrumental funk band.

Kormac @ Button Factory
Equivalent Exchange album show featuring Irish Chamber Orchestra, Loah, MayKay, Jafaris and more.

Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit @ 3Olympia
American singer-songwriter and band. ‘If We Were Vampires’

R3D’s House: 1 Year show @ The Sound House (10pm)
Live bands & DJs: Bricknasty, TK Sax, Tommy Grooves, R3D, DJ Jesse, Silent Jee, Alice & more

Lumo Club November feat Kate Brennan Harding @ Tengu (11pm)
Lumo DJ trio plus RTE 2XM host and certified party starter Kate Brennan Harding for some disco/house workouts.

Sicaria Sound, EMA @ The Racket Space (11pm)
Ndeko + Imbratura DJ duo who play bass heavy club music.

Kalam Hub: Moving Still & Pablo Santo @ Hang Dai Chinese (11pm)
B2B global disco with DJ Pablo playing Brazilian music and Arabic music from Moving Still. The pair plan to bring together a collective of people of colour reflecting the diversity in Ireland under the name Siúcra.

FKA.M4A @ Wigwam (11pm)
Second show of the year from the Berlin-based DJ that moves “between Italo disco, chunky house, hi-NRG beats and pepperings of psychedelic techno with exuberant energy

Prospa @ Centre Point (11pm)
English electronic duo with support from Josh Coakley & Bob Manzanilla

Blawan & DeFeKT @ Index (11pm)
Big rugged techno vibes. Plus, Efa O’Neill, MELTX, Blokes45, 666CMG

Vultures You Know, Crowhammer @ Whelan’s Upstairs (Midnight)
Noise rock band. Midnight Hour show. Guestlist available.


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Sunday November 20th

Molly O’Mahony

Leila Jane @ Whelan’s Upstairs
Dublin-based artist with roots in blue, indie, soul, pop and folk

Noremac, James Shannon, Conor Eiffe @ The Grand Social
Brahma Rahma: Charity show for Breast Cancer Ireland. Support from Digdeep, The Lexies and Delush

Molly O’Mahony @ Workman’s Cellar
West Cork native and Mongoose singer Molly O’Mahony’s debut solo album’s is informed by heartbreak, with sweet folk-leaning song with pop melodies and songs like ‘Her Song’

Central Cee @ 3Olympia
UK responsible for the current rap hit ‘Doja’.

Irish Composers’ Collective Presents: ICC Salon @ Unit 44
A festival of brand new original works from emerging Irish composers in Stoneybatter that runs Friday to Sunday at various times: 1pm, 7pm, 5pm, 8pm.


Monday November 21st

Sudan Archives.

Sudan Archives @ Whelan’s
Brittney Parks combines left-field strains of R&B, hip-hop, and experimental electronic music with hypnotic string loops and the fiddling style of West Africa. ‘Selfish Soul’

Caamp @ Button Factory
Folk trio from Ohio. ‘Lavender Girl’

BONO – ‘Stories of Surrender’ @ 3Olympia
Sold out one-man show with the U2 frontman regaling songs and stories from his book.

Andy Irvine & Paul Brady @ Vicar Street
Performing their 1977 eponymous classic album. Also 22nd.

Jacob Banks @ The Academy
Nigerian-born English singer and songwriter from Birmingham. Special guest Meg Mac.


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