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The Nialler9 Dublin Gig Guide (October 11th to 17th)

The Nialler9 Dublin Gig Guide (October 11th to 17th)


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

Tuesday October 11th


SOAK, Niamh O’Regan @ Whelan’s
Rescheduled date that serves as If I Never Know You Like This Again album launch. ‘Last July’

Anemoia, Wifeswap, Beans @ Workman’s Cellar
Lofi indie headliner has released a debut album Driving Songs

Destroyer @ Button Factory
Dan Bejar’s esoteric songwriting at the core of Destroyer. ‘Tintoretto, It’s for You’

Backyard Beatz @ Whelan’s Upstairs
DJ sets from DJ Jesse, Mona Lxsa, CC and ENI.

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

Wednesday October 12th


Melts @ Whelan’s
Dublin five-piece electro rockers released their debut album this year. ‘Spectral’

Is This It?: Emily 7, Under Starling, Eyejust @ Button Factory
“A new monthly showcase of some of the finest musical acts Ireland has to offer.”

Alexis Ffrench @ The Helix
Classical soul-pioneer composer, producer and pianist.

Paloma @ Lost Lane (11pm)
With OliveyOlive, Alice. Afrobeats • Hiphop • Amapiano night.

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Thursday October 13th

Suzanne Ciani

Lowkick,half pipe & Ahmed, With Love @ The Grand Social
Dublin trio Lowkick’s music falls between rap, jazz and lo-fi beats, all made in-house. ‘D.Y.N’

Tengu Jazz : Five to Two @ Tengu
Soft Boy Records affiliated jazzers play live as part of Tengu Jazz series.

Aonair @ Whelan’s
Launch of recent Loveheart Birthmark EP 80’s dream pop indie. ‘Think Twice’.

Suzanne Ciani @ Liberty Hall Theatre
Flotations Series. Five-time Grammy award-nominated composer, electronic music pioneer, and neo-classical recording artist.

Rory Sweeney vs XXXX In Stereo, SJUSH vs DISC JACOB, STEPHEN SHEEHY vs 4FOOT5, CLUR vs DJ MANBUN, AMORE vs Kev Murtagh

Friday October 14th

Toro Y Moi

Toro Y Moi @ The Academy
+ Sofie Royer. US indie chillwave / funk pop electro artist. Mahal is 2022 album. ‘Postcard’.

Cooks But We’re Chefs @ TU Dublin, Grangegorman
Part of Cop On! Festival, followed by a screening of Some Like It Hot.

The Last Vinci @ The Workman’s
Alternative Rock/Stoner band from Cork

Thumper @ Whelan’s
Dublin tub-thumping double drumming rock band. ‘The Loser’

Alex Gough @ The Grand Social
+ Curtisy. Waterford hip-hop drummer and rapper.

Sally Cinnamon @ Hang Dai (10pm)
One of the best places to hear music in the city with one of the best selectors.

Coucou Chloe @ The Racket (11pm)
London-based French music producer, singer and DJ. Co-founder member of music collective and record label Nuxxe, with musical collaborators Sega Bodega and Shygirl. ‘Wizz’

Roza Terenzi & Cáit @ Tengu (11pm)
Melbourne-based producer’s tunes are prime for interstellar communication; sublime mind dance, warehouse bleeps and dawn-ready breaks. Dekmantel 2019

Franky Wah @ Centre Point (11pm)
After Irish debut at Forbidden Fruit, Wah plays all night long. Ministry Of Sound Ibiza set.

Papa Nugs @ Wigwam (11pm)
London based producer & DJ specialising in high energy breaks, electro, ghetto tech and everything in between.. Keep Hush set.

Obskur @ Index (11pm)
Irish House/Techno duo on the rise. ‘Bayside’.

CNTRL x Hybrid Take Over @ The Grand Social (11pm)
Jon Hussey b2b Jamie Behan, CON.R // Ballroom: Infiltrator & more.

Saturday October 15th

Cop On!

Cop On! Festival @ TU Dublin, Grangegorman
49th & Main, Kila, Sive, Stephen James Smith, Ships, Adam Mohammed & more play live at the free Climate Action weekender.

Talos @ Pepper Canister Church
Cinematic ambient pop artist Eoin French. Dear Chaos was released last week.

De Staat @ The Grand Social
Dutch rock band.

Cass McCombs @ Liberty Hall Theatre
Revered American songwriter. ‘Unproud Warrior’

Papa Romeo & Negro Impacto @ The Sugar Club
Papa Romeo presents series with DJ sets from S-Agenda, PAULINE, Joshwha & Peter Curtin

Rina Sawayama @ 3Olympia
UK pop artist plays Saturday and Sunday.

Sauce Gang Collective, Dog Day Afternoon, & Rowdy Outsiders @ The Workmans Club
Pop-punk, rap group. Spotify.

Úna Keane @ City Assembly House, D2
An Audio / Visual Cushion Concert by neo-classical composer.

Clay Pigeon Shooting, Cable Boy, Saoirse Miller @ The Workman’s Cellar
UnGoogleable name of the week.

Wargasm, Bambie Thug & Idle Discourse @ The Academy 2
Metal synth music. ‘Fukstar’.

Cop On afterparty with Nialler9 @ Hynes, Stoneybatter (9pm)
Playing some tunes after the day of live music at Cop On! Festival

Teen Spirit @ The Workman’s Club (11:30pm)
’90s rock night.

Chaos In The CBD @ Wigwam (11pm)
All Night Long with the New Zealand brothers. Boiler Room 2022.

ELMNTS 3rd Birthday Day & Night Party with Anthea & More @ Tengu (11pm)
Anthea Dylema Jake Fitz, with day party in Hyne’s before til 10pm.

Dom Whiting presents: Lights @ Button Factory (11pm)
Drum & Bass On The Bike guy comes back to a venue for some club action.

John Digweed @ Index (11pm)
3 hour set from the UK legend. Plus Whoriskey, Mariano Montori, Ste Flynn, MD [AR]

Shock Out presents Sun People @ The Racket Space (11pm)
Expect turbo 160PM bass all night.

Sunday October 16th

Sarah Crean

Reclaim the Mainframe – Day Party @ AFUERA @ 777 (2pm – 10pm)
Kenny Hanlon, Justin Cullinan aka JCIE, Yur’man, Toni Maroni aka Finn Merrins, DJ Gary

Helen Murray @ Whelan’s Upstairs
Cork-born and Dublin-based alternative R&B Pop artist. ‘Royalty’

Bon Iver @ 3Arena
Long awaited rescheduled date from Justin Vernon and band.

Rina Sawayama @ 3Olympia
UK pop artist plays Saturday and Sunday.

Monday October 17th

Maria Kelly

Éiru: Maria Kelly, HALLI, Katie Phelan @ The Playground HQ
A new music showcase series of female and non-binary artists in Drimnagh.

PUP @ Button Factory
Canadian punk rock band. ‘Totally Fine’

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