Highlights: New Order+ Confidence Man, Pantha Du Prince, Indie Sleaze, Maija Sofia, Super Extra Bonus Party, John Grant, Faction Presents, Petite Noir, Archy Moor, Puma Blue, Cinematic Orchestra, Skee Mask, Paul Woolford, Bang The Box, Hannah Peel.
All door times are 7:30pm/8pm unless stated. Check links for full prices.
Tuesday September 26th
John Grant Sings the Songs of Patsy Cline @ NCH
With Special Guests CMAT & Lauren Housley.
Happy Days Fest – The Prom & Ball @ The Grand Social
xUnder Starling, Calum Agnew, Trinkets, Wine Mom, Charlie Hanlon and Robyn Clayton and DJ sets from James Shannon & Noremac.
Gracie Abrams @ 3Olympia Theatre
American pop singer-songwriter.
MT.HEADS, No Photos, Emily Williams. @The Workman’s Cellar
Inde, pop, punk.
Lulu’s Jazz Club @ Little Whelan’s
A night with Tommy Halferty
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.
Wednesday September 27th
Faction Presents: 001 @ Still Blue, Just Wondering, Sean Joyce @ Workmans Cellar
New music showcase from Faction Records. ‘Lace’
Paul Simon’s Graceland by London African Gospel Choir @ NCH
25-piece choir with African Gospel Choir Dublin.
Muse @ 3Arena
Bombastic rock. Support: Nova Twins, Will Of The People.
Joe Henry @ Whelan’s
Collaborator with Billy Bragg, T Bone Burnett, Daniel Lanois, Van Dyke Parks Don Cherry, Ornette Coleman, Brad Mehldau, and Bill Frisell.
Aoife + The Willows, The Washing Machines, Strap @ The Workman’s Club.
Pop punk/rock + indie.
Alienate presents Area 1: George Feely @ The Grand Social (11pm)
UCD DJ Society present the Irish disco/house producer.
Thursday September 28th
Cascada @ Button Factory
Yes, the 90s dance pop chart-toppers.
Live Jazz @ Dashi
Weekly live jazz night in the basement with band leader Dylan Lynch of Soda Blonde/Moondiver and friends.
HotBoxx @ The Sound House (11pm)
Student #RAVEYARD – Techno Cage Rave. Every Thursday.
Friday September 29th
Paddy Casey @ Whelan’s
Second album Living 20th Anniversary Full band tour.
Danny Groenland @ Bello Bar
9-piece neosoul band with horns, backing vocals and guests. Hxney supports.
GUATEQUE: A joyful social gathering @ Hens Teeth
Live jazz, soul, bossa-nova. DJ playing house, Afro-Latin genres, and more.
Bella Festa with Shimanski @ The Big Romance
Disco Bizarre DJ plays classic Disco, Italo, Nudisco..
Indie Sleaze #2 @ The Workman’s Club (11.30pm)
Celebrating the era of music that gave us rock and indie bands like The Strokes, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, TV On The Radio, LCD Soundsystem, The Rapture and Interpol; nostalgic indie, nu-rave, electro-clash from Klaxons, CSS, Peaches, The Gossip, Death From Above 1979, New Young Pony Club, Hot Chip, M.I.A, Vampire Weekend, Miike Snow, Friendly Fires, Uffie, MGMT, Cut Copy along with bloghouse-era remixes from MSTRKRFT, Justice, A-Trak, Braxe & Falcon, SebastiAn and more. DJs Nialler9 & Louise McSharry
Paul Woolford & DART @ Index (11pm)
Special Request DJ headlines.
Skee Mask & Florbit @ Tengu (11pm)
Tengu x Sleepless Hours presents the electronic producer who sometimes dips into hip-hop to textured techno and bone-rattling jungle.
dj poolboi & Chris Luno @ The Grand Social (11pm)
Chillwave, lo-fi, and experimental electronica.
Defiant Sounds @ The Racket Space (11pm)
“We aim to use what are Dublin’s best and most intimate spaces to create events for those who love electronic dance music and night time culture. Our goal is to create safe, shared and memorable experiences with you the dancer, while always gifting local Irish talent the platform it deserves”
Loose Connections presents Sam Don @ Hang Dai (11pm)
Soulful disco balearic music.
Jägermeister & The Shed Residents present: Dr. Rubinstein, IMOGEN, CULT b2b Jon10 @ Here & Now (11pm)
#SaveTheNight Ireland Edition
Papa Nugs @ Wigwam (11pm)
Expect high energy breaks, electro, progressive house/trance and everything 160 BPM.
Saturday September 30th
Jape @ Parklife, Crumlin (3pm)
Richie Egan plays solo with robot drummers to celebrate his new album Endless Threads.
Decks & Synths @ The Sound House (3pm)
DJs and producers include Groovepusher and Ni.Mu.
Real Talks Art @ Bad Bob’s Rooftop (6:30pm to late)
ERVN, Recipes, Slim, Fiddy1, LUUD, Jad & Royce Larøca
Bang The Box: Naive Ted, Eliza, Maeve O’Neill @ Dalymount Park.
A series of dance parties taking place in Mono’s Bar, Dalymount Park.
Paro Pablo @ The Grand Social
Dublin rapper’s mixtape launch party
Swing @ The Circular
E l ö and Ortega play Brazilian music.
Sophie McAlister @ Hens Teeth (9pm)
House, disco jungle, bass and techno from Australia- born Laos, Thailand and Bali-raised DJ.
Hammer @ The Pyg (11pm)
Feel My Bicep NI electronic producer.
Jamie Jones @ Index (11pm)
Hot Creations label boss and UK producer/DJ. Jake Fitz b2b Lukey, Ryan Roe Eclectrika DJs b2b Massimo Madedou, ELMNTS.
S-Candalo & Lúnasa @ Yamamori Tengu (11pm)
Mother @ Lost Lane (11pm)
Weekly old-school club night for disco-loving LGBTQ+ family & their friends.
Outstraight present Underdub @ The Racket Space (11pm)
Free garage, drum and bass, jungle party.
NSFW @ The Grand Social (11pm)
Queer fetish party.
Amapiano @ The Sugar Club (11pm)
Amapiano, afrohouse, afrobeats party.
HotBoxx @ The Sound House (11pm)
Hard Techno Cage rave.
Sunday October 1st
New Order, Confidence Man @ 3Arena
A fine double header lead by the UK classic electronic pop band.
Hannah Peel @ NCH
Performing Mercury Music Prize shortlisted album Fir Wave live as part of the Perspectives series.
Little Gem: Cate Kennan @ Anseo
Irish debut for LA composer.
QueerMania @ The Sound House
2000s anthems. Jack O’Connor alongside Daphne With A D, Adam Norris, Francesca Filler, Mx Teaze, Seto Foless and Álvaro!
Monday October 2nd
The Cinematic Orchestra @ NCH
Man With A Movie Camera 20th anniversary tour
Somewhere Else @ Farrier & Draper (10pm)
New Monday student night.