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The Nialler9 Dublin Gig Guide (October 18th – 24th)

The Nialler9 Dublin Gig Guide (October 18th – 24th)


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

Tuesday October 18th

Acid Granny. Photo: Malcolm McGettigan.

District Presents: Subterranean Spoken Word @ Workman’s Cellar
Geoff Finan, Chiamaka Enyi-Amadi, Alice. First night of a series

Ex Oh Presents: Acid Granny, Julia Louise Knifefist, Onion Boys @ The Workman’s Club 
Three of Dublin’s finest messer bands it seems.

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

P.G, YB F R E D O & Goldie Bron$on @ The Sound House
Sound House Rising presents…

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

Wednesday October 19th

Just Wondering

Just Wondering @ Whelan’s
Irish alt-pop artists. ‘Drive’

Trick Mist @ Workman’s Cellar
New album The Hedge Maze and The Spade is out on Pizza Pizza Records. ‘Willingdon Island’

Digga D @ The Academy
UK Drill artist.

Marlon Williams @ The Button Factory
New Zealand singer-songwriter of country-folk pop’s new one on Dead Oceans. Title track.

L.Ivory @ Izakaya Basement (11pm)
NSFW’s resident DJ.

Toss The Salad @ Wigwam (11pm)
Mid-week raving with Shannen Blessing b2b GŪMP MŌDE & Flores

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

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Thursday October 20th

Sorcha Richardson

Sorcha Richardson @ 3Olympia Theatre
This week’s Podcast guest plays her biggest headline show yet.

Neil Dexter @ Workman’s Cellar
Debut album from former Spies musician. ‘Robert Wyatt’.

Myth, Story, Song – Iconic Stories and Storytelling @ MOLi
The event will feature writers Patrick McCabe and Kirstin Innes in conversation, alongside musicians Eddi Reader and John Francis Flynn.

IADT Freshers Ball ’22 @ The Sugar Club
Ahmed, With Love; Emby, Curtisy, No Photos, Lychee, Rory Sweeney & more

Brian Deady @ Whelan’s Upstairs
Cork artist’s solo show Archetypes digs into drum machines,samplers, bass synths and guitar. ‘Magenta Blue’

Fuaim: LUXE @ Tengu (11pm)
London-based artist. Keep Hush DJ set.

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Friday October 21st

Angel Olsen,
 Kneecap. Photo: Paulo Nunes dos Santos for The New York Times

Red Bull SoundClash Ireland @ RDS
Mango X Mathman and emerging Irish artists Abi Coulibaly/ Monjola go head to head in a 2-stage soundclash. Special Guests: Kneecap.

Booka Brass @ Whelan’s
The New Orleans band are back ahead of their Cork Jazz Festival appearance.

Shakalak, Paper Clap @ The Racket Space
Dublin psychedelic hip-hop group lead by John Cummins.

Tau & the Drones of Praise, Bog Bodies @ Whelan’s Upstairs
Celtic mystic psych rock vibes from former Humanzi singer. ‘It Is Right to Give Drones and Praise’

Sarah Davachi @ The Unitarian Church
Flotations Series. Composer and performer of electroacoustic music

Kasabian @ 3Olympia Theatre
Leicester band are on their seventh album The Alchemist’s Euphoria.

Cáit @ All My Friends (9pm)
DJ vibes in new LGBTQIA+ venue/bar Meath Street.

Sonntags @ Hang Dai (10pm)
One of the best places to hear music in the city.

Daithí @ Centre Point (11pm)
Clare producer’s Dublin launch show for I’m Here Now album. ‘Like The Water’.

Human Error X SafeHaus presents: object blue @ Tengu (11pm)
Experimental club musician Born in Tokyo, raised in Beijing and now resident in London. Boiler Room x AVA Festival 2021

Hidden Love presents: Grace Dahl @ Wigwam (11pm)
Plus Snakebite_616 b2b Harry Jones, Jessica Devitor

January Winters & Phil Bass @ The Pyg (10pm)
The venue on South William Street is always bustlin’.

Calamity Presents: M-High @ The Sound House (11pm)
The Dutch born DJ makes his Irish debut. ‘Longing’

Saturday October 22nd


Liberty Vibe: Cosha, Nixer, Cooks But We’re Chefs & more @ Liberty Park (3pm – 9pm)
Cosha headlines a free open-air gig in Dublin’s Liberty Park.

God is an Astronaut @ Opium
‘The Beginning of the End’ marks the 20-year Anniversary of God is an Astronaut. It provides a sonic snapshot of the evolution of the Irish post-rock band over the last two decades.

John Smith @ The Grand Social
English folk singer-songwriter. ‘To The Shore’

Vultures You Know, Crowhammer @ The Thomas House
Noise rock band album launch. Bandcamp.

Sprints @ Whelan’s
Sold out show from the Dublin indie-rockers.

PVA @ The Workman’s Club
South London trio’s music moves between synth-pop, darkwave and alternative. ‘Hero Man’

Shobsy @ The Sugar Club
Dublin artist who was formerly singer with the band State Lights, now makes music that draws from the eighties strand of Bronski Beat-esque electro-pop. ‘Vanity’

Christian Wethered, Paul Sherry @ Arthurs
Dublin based poet and singer-songwriter ‘Wait’

David Holmes and Billy Scurry @ The Magnet, 131 Thomas Street (8.30pm)
Free with two of the finest selectors on this island.

Ian Blake @ All My Friends (9pm)
DJ vibes in new LGBTQIA+ venue/bar Meath Street.

Slipped Disco Opening Party @ Dashi
+ Fred Fortune and Maeve O Neill on the decks

Boogiemann @ Hang Dai (10pm)
One of the best places to hear music in the city.

Novelist @ The Racket Space (11pm)
The Racket Space X Wind Up presents the London rapper and producer. ‘Dun Know.

Sense: Or:la @ Centre Point (11pm)
Derry producer and DJ is a top selector. Boiler Room / AVA.

Mark Blair @ Index (11pm)
Belfast DJ and producer. ‘One More Tune’.

Spesh Riddim Series: Conducta @ Wigwam (10pm)
A blend of 2-step, 4×4, bassline, pop, R&B and UKG. Bass & Percs #2

LOST: with Miley Serious b2b Yazzus @ Tengu (11pm)
Yazzus plays bouncy hard techno, gabber, ghettotech and electro. Rinse FM resident Miley Serious plays everything from bass & deep techno to drum’n’bass and more.

DLRM Presents DJ Optik, Hello KT, DJ Ript @ The Sound House
In aid of the DLRM community hub fundraiser. DJ OPTIK is a self proclaimed old school vinyl slinger. Leaning into the nostalgic roots of Techno, He plays classic tracks from the late 90’s and early 2000’s.

HOTBOXX @ The Sound House (11pm)
A Boiler Room Inspired event with Ukraine Underground DJ Margoo.

Exceltek Presents Xander @ Bow Lane Social Club (10pm)
+ Nev Jio, Patrick Weaver, Jordan, Toni Maroni, Louis Selcta, Cneeze

AtomSoul @ The Sugar Club (11pm)
Techno, House and Electronic with Jon Hussey, Fran Hartnett, Pat Hyland, Esthetik Violation

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Sunday October 23rd

Hinako Omori

Christian Löffler + Grandbrothers @ National Concert Hall
Homebeat presents this contemporary electronic double header.

Hinako Omori @ Workman’s Cellar
Foggy Notions presents Flotations Series of Yokohama ambient electronic musician, based in London. ‘A Journey’

Monday October 24th

Angel Olsen

Éiru: Sweetlemondae,HXNEY, rei @ The Playground HQ (6:30pm)
A new music showcase series of female and non-binary artists in Drimnagh.

Angel Olsen @ Vicar Street
The Bigtime European Tour

Cut Copy @ Whelan’s
The Australian synth-pop band returns. ‘Love Is All We Share’

Black Marble @ Workman’s Club
Debut show from Cold wave synth-pop NY band. ‘Somewhere’.

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