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The Nialler9 Dublin Gig Guide – Culture Night weekend

The Nialler9 Dublin Gig Guide – Culture Night weekend

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Highlights: Culture Night, The National, PJ Harvey, Annie Mac, Lumo Club, MxxM, Strawberries, Contour, Nealo, Dreams of Electric Bleep Launch, Jeff Mills, Robocobra Quartet, Horse Jumper of Love, Sign Crushes Motorist, Blawan, Bar Italia, GoGo Penguin.


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


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Tuesday September 19th

Lulu’s Jazz Club @ Little Whelan’s
A night with Jennifer McMahon.

Shania Twain @ 3Arena
The country pop star’s Queen Of Me tour. Two nights.

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

Oscailt:Jennifer Walshe @ Samuel Beckett Theatre
Dublin Fringe. A multi-media composition for sound and video. Co-created with Irish secondary school students and performed by Jennifer Walshe (vocals), Elizabeth Hilliard (soprano), Nick Roth (saxophone) and Panos Ghikas (multi-instrumentalist/electronics), this piece explores growing up in a world mediated by technology.


Wednesday September 20th

Gogo Penguin

Gogo Penguin @ Vicar Street
English break-beat trio.

Shania Twain @ 3Arena
The country pop star’s Queen Of Me tour. Two nights.

Somewhere Else Launch Week @ Bow Lane Social
Somewhere Else is the new midweek club happening every Monday Wednesday night. Collie, Groove controlla, BACKJAB


Thursday September 21st

The National.

The National, Soccer Mommy @ 3Arena
The band surprised announced a new album Laugh Track this week.

Lydia Ford @ The Workman’s Cellar
Mayo pop artist just released her debut album Faking It

BPM gathering: f r e s h @ Bar Eile
Bitches Play Music. live acts: Meabh Mckenna, Spooklet, Culchie Goth, djs: Naoise, polyp

The Midnight Disco’s Birthday Party @ Tengu (11pm)
Sixth birthday. Elissa Suckdog, Sahana, Ellamayo

Dance to the Underground @ Fibber’s (9pm)
Punk drag, glam, goth, dark wave and more.

HotBoxx @ The Sound House (11pm)
Student #RAVEYARD – Techno Cage Rave. Every Thursday.


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Friday September 22nd

PJ Harvey.

PJ Harvey @ 3Olympia Theatre
Two nights from Polly Jean on the I Inside the Old Year Dying tour

Annie Mac’s Before Midnight @ Guinness Storehouse
Culture Night edition of Annie’s early club night.

Inclusive sensory music events for Culture Night in Tallaght with R.Kitt, Alicia Raye , Dreamcycles & more

Steve Reich’s Music for 18 Musicians (MxxM reimagining), Philip Glass Symphony & more for Culture Night @ NCH
7pm and 9pm free shows, with Simon Cullen’s MXXM

Catscars, Lisa Dowdall & Matthew Nolan, I Dreamed I Dream & more @ Hugh Lane Gallery
Plus Una Keane, The Next New Low, Inni K (solo / a cappella) mini-shows.

Far Caspian @ The Workman’s Club
Fermanagh singer, multi-instrumentalist and producer Joel Johnston.

Sleepover Club Presents: Requiem For Summer pt. III @ The Workman’s Cellar
Lineup: Distant, The Donnys, Dryeyes, Marmalee

Contour @ Phase Arts Space
Album launch. Compensating For Reality

Soul Juice @ The Sugar Club
Dublin improv soul and jazz-inspired jam night. DJ Mickzart, Cuban/Jamaican band Havana Roots, Brazilian inspired neo-soul and jazz band Lavery, and more.

Eyejust, Reco, Raw Cuts, Molly Buchan @ Bello Bar
New Irish music night. Alt-rock, indie-folk & more.

District Music Launch: Early @ The Grand Social
Nealo (Live Band Show), FYNCH, Spoken Word: Emmet Kirwan, Natalya O’Flaherty, Max Zanga.

Culture Night: Dreams of Electric Bleep Launch @ The Racket Space (9pm)
A new compilation celebrating a period of Irish electro music making in the late ’90s and early 2000s is to be launched at The Racket Space for Culture Night.

Strawberries: Culture Night @ Meeting House Square (10pm)
Soria Reilly, Bull Horris B2B Tadhg K, Efa O’Neill.

Late Night Jazz @ The Complex (9pm)
Free Jazz night for Culture Night.

La La, Chantel Kavanagh @ Index (11pm)
London-based Glasgow DJ/ producer. The Lab Set.

Bluetoof b2b Shampain, Rhyzine b2b Lúnasa @ Wigwam (11pm)
THE FREAKSHOW.

District Music Launch: Late @ Farrier & Draper (11pm)
Pagan, Marion Hawkes, Ricky Chong, Skin&Blister Takeover & more

Elö, Hey Rose, LUCAS, Ortega, Pablo Santos @ Tengu (11pm)
Celebrating the talent of Ireland’s Latin American community. Salsa dance before.

Rathaus @ The Sound House (11pm)
Sexy euro trash party

Mother @ Lost Lane (11pm)
Clubbing is Culture Night

The Lounge: High Fidelity + Juicy Selekta @ The Grand Social (11pm)
Plus, PuzzyWrangler, Jenten + Matháir & more.


Saturday September 23rd

Lumo Club.

PJ Harvey @ 3Olympia Theatre
Two nights from Polly Jean on the I Inside the Old Year Dying tour

See Also

Jeff Mills presents Tomorrow Comes The Harvest @ NCH
Detroit techno legend Jeff Mills has been announced for a special show of his Afrofunk-electro-jazz ensemble Ft. Jean-Phi Dary, Prabhu Edouard & Rasheeda Ali, Support: Eomac

Robocobra Quartet @ The Grand Social
Belfast post-rock post-punk band.

Danny Carroll, Laurie Shaw @ Whelan’s
Danny Carroll is co-curator of A Litany Of Failures compilation series and member of Shurg Life while, Laurie Shaw is a prolific Kenmare songwriter. ‘Cheesemonger’

Horse Jumper of Love, Sign Crushes Motorist @ The Workman’s Club
Indie rock trio supported the Irish slowcore artist with over 1.4 million monthly listeners

Do Nothing @ Whelan’s
Nottingham four-piece art rock band. ‘Happy Feet’

deathcrash, Of All Living Things@ Workman’s Cellar
London shoegaze and post-rock band. ‘Hits /Ten’

Thank (UK), Shifting, Touch Excellent @ Bello Bar
Noisy post-punk from Leeds on the headline.

Lumo Club: January Winters @ Yamamori Tengu (11pm)
With Guest January Winters & Lumo DJs. Lumo Club is a house party in one of the best club spaces in Dublin that brings the nicest crowd around. We play disco, edits, electronic, pop, ’80s, Italo, ’80s jams, 90s/2000s dance, curveballs and classics. 

Blawan, Cailín & Dave Clarke @ Index (11pm)
Blawan live set.

Don’t Say Damn: Back To The Roots @ The Racket Space (11pm)
A full black DJ lineup to represent house and techno music.

Nocturnal Animals @ Wigwam (11pm)
DENI_SOVA and SEBORO for an all-night B2B

Slither vs LOST @ Workman’s Cellar (11.30pm)
Gaffa, DPLOYA, Dj Chargesheet,Jordan, Yours Truly, Cian Sullivan

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


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Sunday September 24th

bar italia, olan monk @ The Workman’s Club
London-based minimalist indie band. ‘Punkt’

Chris Staples, Handsome Ghost @ The Sugar Club
American indie rock musician. ‘Golden Age’


Monday September 25th

Dexys @ 3Olympia Theatre
The Midnight Runners.

Snoop Dogg @ RDS
With Obie Trice on support.

Somewhere Else @ Farrier & Draper (10pm)
New Monday student night.


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