Now Reading
The Nialler9 Dublin Gig Guide – Pride weekend edition

The Nialler9 Dublin Gig Guide – Pride weekend edition

Avatar

Highlights: Mother Pride Block Party, Pride Parties, SZA, Blur, Peter Gabriel, Dermot Kennedy, Denzel Curry, Sam Fender, Rave Against The Machines, Placebo, Caoilian Sherlock.

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


Skip to day: Tues | Wed | Thurs | Fri | Sat | Sun | Mon


Tuesday June 20th

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

Arctic Monkeys @ Marlay Park
Cancelled due to Alex Turner is suffering from acute laryngitis

Hannah McConnell @ The Grand Social
Crocodile Tears Single Launch

The Sign, Shark School, Eppie & Sweephead @ The Sound House
Sound House Rising presents.


Wednesday June 21st

SZA

SZA @ 3Arena
One of the best voices in R&B and pop plays two nights in Dublin.

Dylan Flynn and The Dead Poets @ Whelan’s Upstairs
Limerick indie-rock and jangle pop band. ‘Running Away’

Bedrooms, Pixie Rhythm Cut Orchestra @ The Workman’s Club
Irish double bill, headed by indie rock band. ‘Huffing’

Selk @ The Grand Social
SELK, are the alt-folk ensemble spearheaded by lead vocalist/songwriter Anna Jordan.

Pizza Jazz @ Lucky’s
Live jazz trio on Meath Street.

Jazz @ Juno
Patrick Lynch

Liquid Beat @ Dashi
Free in queer electronic night, weekly.

District presents: SZA Afterparty @ Wigwam (10:30pm)
GXRL CODE, Silent Jee and Alice


Thursday June 22nd

Caoilian Sherlock

Honeypot & Slaughterhouse: Jennifer’s Body screening & party @ The Complex (6:30pm)
with DJ sets from Roo Honeychild (Club Comfort) and Honeypot founder Rhyzine.

Caoilian Sherlock @ The Workman’s Club
Cork singer-songwriter who released the recently recommended album Teenage Jesus.

SZA @ 3Arena
One of the best voices in R&B and pop plays two nights in Dublin.

The Chills @ Whelan’s
New Zealand indie-rock band are also heading to Galway this week. ‘Monolith’. Support: M Stevens & The Ghasts

The Boo Radleys @ The Grand Social
Wake Up Boo, it’s not the ’90s anymore.

Metronome: Katie Kim & Christopher James Chaplin @ NCH Studio
Solo sets. Katie’s spectral songs followed by Christopher’s enigmatic and sophisticated layering of sound.

Dance to the Underground @ Fibber Magee’s (9pm)
Dublin’s punk and goth night is celebrating pride with a big alternative queer event

Live Jazz @ Dashi
Weekly live jazz night in the basement with band leader Dylan Lynch of Soda Blonde/Moondiver and friends.

District presents: SZA Afterparty @ Wigwam (10:30pm)
FOXGLUV Collective, Silent Jee and Alice


Skip to day: Tues | Wed | Thurs | Fri | Sat | Sun | Mon


Friday June 23rd

SELF ESTEEM
Self Esteem

Festivals

Mother Pride Block Party @ National Museum of Ireland
Featuring performances from Self Esteem, Krystal Klear, BIMINI and more.

Scooter @ Punchestown Racecourse
90s happy hardcore & DJs.


Dermot Kennedy @ Marlay Park
2 Big outdoor shows from Dermo. Support: David Kushner, Kingfishr, Nell Mescal

Neubrí @ The Playground, D12
Afrobeats, RnB, hip hop and pop music band.

Make The Ting Dublin @ A4 Sounds (7pm)
Celebrating art, creativity, live music and participation. Elijah & Gash Collective facilitating a DJing and mixing workshop, and closing the event with Live and DJ performances from Bé, Oval Orbs

Wet T-Shirt Competition Presents Wine N Cheese @ The Workman’s Club
An open rap cypher features along with performances from Aaron Lawlor, Finn Dynasty, Halfpipe, Duke Dimes, Beano and more.

Club Comfort: Pride Warm Up @ Tengu (11pm)
Roo Honeychild, naoisefalafel

Fluid Club UV Pride Party @ Pawn Shop (11pm)
Sleepless Beauty, NATMAC, Katma. Ireland’s dedicated queer club night celebrating fluid sexuality, and all that the ‘B’ in LGBT represents.

Mother Pride After Parties @ Button Factory / Lost Lane (11pm)
See linked page for full listings.

Sweatbox @ Here & Now (11pm)
DJ Eddie Kay, DJ Karen, Paddy Scahill. Dublin’s home of sweaty gay house returns for a very special Pride edition.

Spinster Pride @ The Grand Social (11pm)
DJ Greta and DJ Ragin.

Joshwha All Night Long @ Hang Dai Chinese (11pm)
Loose Connections Party.

Haus of Gaga @ The Well (11pm)
Church presents a night of Lady Gaga hits.

NSFW X RATHAUS Pride Inferno @ The Grand Social Club (11pm)
Spray, L.ivory, Tyvion Valentine & Dark Mavis

Techno HOTBOXX @ The Sound House (11pm)
Boiler Room style setup with Jimmy Chaps.


Saturday June 25th

Blur

Festivals

Mother Pride Block Party @ National Museum of Ireland
Featuring performances from Purple Disco Machine, Mother DJs, Kelly-Anne Byrne, Conor Behan and more.

Night & Day Festival @ Lough Key, Roscommon
Pillow Queens, David Keenan, Whenyoung, Nialler9, The Drifter, JYellowL & more.

Biggest Disco @ Punchestown Racecourse
Darude, Whigfield, Dario G, ATB, Ferry Corsten, Crystal Waters, Toploader, East 17, Peter Andre, Haddaway, Angiue Brown and loads of 90s acts.



Chicken N’ Waffles @ Hyde (Noon to 9pm)
Hip-hop and brunch Pride rooftop party

Tender Pride Block Party @ The Complex (2pm – Midnight)
SNBR, Mercorn, Bull Horris, Cáit, Feargal,Gary, Soria

Pride Block Party 2023 @ The Pyg (2pm – late)
Cam Roberts, Soulnezz, Syl Black, Nicole Spagnol

Dublin Modular P-Ride Yard Party @ Pallas Studios (3pm – 9pm)
BYOB electronic party with open air vinyl djs, live electronics and visual artists

Dermot Kennedy @ Marlay Park
2 Big outdoor shows from Dermo. Support: David Kushner, Kingfishr, Nell Mescal

Blur @ Malahide Castle
Britpop classics. Support Self Esteem, Sounds Mint.

Dec Pierce’s Block Rockin Beats @ Fairview Park
+ John Gibbons, Welshy, Jen Payne

Unstuck, His Father’s Voice, Spearside, Actress @ The Workman’s Club
Alternative music showcasing featuring Limerick City band His Father’s Voice, alternative trio from Wexford Unstuck and more.

Yann Tiersen @ Whelan’s
Tiersen will be travelling on a sailboat, Ninnog – named after a medieval mother superior, born in 414 who travelled from Wales to Brittany, becoming a protector of women and a champion of sustainability and forestry – to a series of performances in Ireland, Wales, Scotland, England and the Faroe Islands. The tour is intended as a direct political statement on the ecological impact of largescale touring

See Also

Letterbox Kid, James Shannon x Noremac @ Little Whelan’s
Letterbox Kid is the artistic project of 23- year-old Irish singer-singerwriter, producer, and rapper, Isaac O’Sullivan.

Iron Maiden @ 3Arena
English heavy metallers.

HONEYPOT 007: Lovers & Friends @ Wigwam (9pm)
FAFF, ALI b2b DJ Egg, Gadget & The Cloud, NKECHI (DIAxDEM) PAULINE, Queen Beatz, Reflekta, Rhyzine, Ruby Red

LOST: Pride Party with jamesjamesjames @ The Racket Space (10pm)
jamesjamesjames” makes techno for the goths, combines his love of pop and techno from the 90s to now to create turbo bass dance floor hits.”

Mother Pride After Parties @ Here & Now / Button Factory / Lost Lane (11pm)
See linked page for full listings.

Tengu PRIDE @ Tengu (11pm)
Bull Horris of Tender/Strawberries & Dublin Modular Founder Tadhg K

Ketchup Pride Party @ The Sound House (11pm)
House & Techno Pride Party.

Pride Social @ Hyde (11pm)
3 rooms of DJs.

Bukkake @ Opium Rooms (11pm)
DJ Eddie Kay, Sleepless Beauty, Paddy Scahill & More.

Susie Blue @ Whelan’s Upstairs (11.30pm)
Irish queer alt-pop artist. ‘May God Forgive You’


Skip to day: Tues | Wed | Thurs | Fri | Sat | Sun | Mon


Sunday June 25th

Peter Gabriel

Festivals

Night & Day Festival @ Lough Key, Roscommon
Mercury Rev, Gruff Rhys, Tomike, Wallis Bird, Jinx Lennon, The Pale and more.


Reclaim the Mainframe @ Afuera @ 777 (3pm – Midnight)
Efa O’Neill, Accomplice aka Chris Wyse, Trygve, Surka

Rave Against The Machines @ The Sound House (5:30pm)
Meryl Streek, Post Punk Podge & The Technohippies, DJs. An alternative pride for the queer punks, goths, misfits, techno queens and everyone out side of the “societal norm”.

Peter Gabriel @ 3Arena
i/o – The Tour from one of the great English experimental pop artists.

Sam Fender @ Malahide Castle
+ Guests Wunderhorse and Rachel Chinouriri

Aitch @ Fairview Park
UK rapper.

The Waeve @ The Grand Social
Graham Coxon and Rose Elinor Dougall’s band.

SoulNight presents: Pridelic @ Fibber’s Basement
taynara diaz, Eduardo Briglia, Corralo, Psylo Verse, Shivaionmusic


Monday June 26th

Denzel Curry.

Texas @ Trinity College, Dublin
Outdoor show from the Scot pop rockers.

Placebo @ 3Arena
Rescheduled show from English alt-rockers. Support: Friedberg.

Denzel Curry @ The Helix
A fine Florida rapper. ‘Ultimate’

Michael Runswick, Andromeda I, The Grey Collective, Miranda Faul @ The Grand Social
Indie band night.

Dulciana @ Sandford Parish Church
Dulciana and special guests Dowry Strings perform new arrangements for voices and string quartet. The set list includes old favourites by The Beatles and Abba alongside contemporary standouts from Havvk, Florence and the Machine, Rory Gallagher, Fleet Foxes and many more.



Skip to day: Tues | Wed | Thurs | Fri | Sat | Sun | Mon


Hey, before you go...

Nialler9 has been covering new music, new artists and gigs for the last 18 years. If you like the article you just read, and want us to publish more just like it, please consider supporting us on Patreon.

What you get as thanks in return...

  • A weekly Spotify playlist only for patrons.
  • Access to our private Nialler9 Discord community
  • Ad-free and bonus podcast episodes.
  • Guestlist & discounts to Nialler9 & Lumo Club events.
  • Themed playlists only for subscribers.

Your support enables us to continue to publish articles like this one, make podcasts and provide recommendations and news to our readers, and be a key part of the music community in Ireland and abroad.

Become a patron at Patreon!