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The Nialler9 Dublin Gig Guide: September 5th – 11th

The Nialler9 Dublin Gig Guide: September 5th – 11th

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Highlights: Christine & The Queens, Feist, Wilco, Kara Jackson, Arlo Parks, Laurel Halo, Joan Shelley, Backstory, Elaine Malone, Phil Hartnoll, Tommy Holohan & X-Coast , Armand Van Helden, Indigo Sparke.

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


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Tuesday September 5th

Arlo PArks

Arlo Parks, Vagabon @ 3Olympia
My Soft Machine Tour from the English alt-pop songwriter.

Blink 182 @ 3Arena
Postponed until further notice.

Joan Shelley @ Whelan’s
Kentucky folk singer-songwriter.

Lulu’s Jazz Club @ Little Whelan’s
Andre Antunes quartet.

Kapayja, Ragtags And Epilogue @ The Sound House
Sound House Rising Presents series.

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


Wednesday September 6th

Feist

Tiny Puzzy @ The Wiley Fox (7pm)
Puzzy Wrangler x The Tiny Decks Concerts

Ahmed, With Love; Julia Louise KnifeFist, E The Artist @ Temple Bar Gallery & Studios
Publication Launch: Alice Rekab x Stephen Rekab, ‘Zebra’s Afterimage’

Feist @ National Stadium
Canadian indie singer-songwriter artist performs on the Multitudes tour before Sounds From A Safe Harbour in Cork this weekend.

Calmea, Laura Duff and Fiona O’Connell @ The Workman’s Vintage Room
Limerick alt-pop artist Laura Duff, alt-folk singer Calmea and singer-songwriter Fiona O’Connell are on a joint Irish tour.

Whores , Venus Twins, God Alone, Lavein @ The Grand Social
U.S noise-rock band with full three-band support.

She Past Away @ Whelan’s
Turkish synth duo ”Like Robert Smith leading Joy Division,” – The Austin Chronicle. ‘Agit’

Big | Brave, Jessica Moss @ The Workman’s Cellar
Enthusiastic Eunuch presents Montreal doom metal band with the violinist, composer also of Montreal.


Thursday September 7th

Grandson

Real Sound Ireland – Open Day @ Pawn Shop Basement (5pm – 9pm)
An evening of talks, DJ Workshops & Open Deck Sessions, Ableton & Logic Demos, Hardware & Performing Live with RLSD Resident Rustal…

B. Dolan @ The Workman’s Cellar
American rapper, spoken word artist. ‘The Rock Cried Out’

grandson @ Opium
American-Canadian alternative singer-songwriter, and musician currently signed to Fueled by Ramen

Pier, Ellen Sleator @ Whelan’s
90’s alt rock & Sardinian folk influences. ‘Hollow’

Big Love, Kayleigh Noble & Tadgh @ The Sugar Club
Launch party of Sarah Burns ‘SUGAR’


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Friday September 8th

Laurel Halo / Wilco

Clash At The Quays! Pre-Show Press Conference @ Unit 44
Join KhakiKid, EFÉ, Julia Louise Knifefist, Curtisy and Ahmed, With Love., as they bring you fiery speeches, bold predictions, and a sneak peek into the rivalries that will define the upcoming music/wrestling Fringe show. Plus knockout DJ sets courtesy of Máthair, E THE ARTIST & Rory Sweeney.

Flotations: Laurel Halo @ NCH
Foggy Notions /Imbibe Coffee Roasters’ experimental series presents the electronic music composer, performing artist and DJ whose music traverses pop, ambient, leftfield club, experimental electronica and film scores.

The Wedding Present, Skinner @ Button Factory
24 Songs tour from the ’80s English indie rock band.

Wilco @ 3Olympia Theatre
Sold out show from the country-tinged alternative rockers.

Elaine Malone, Nudy Boy Nature @ Bello Bar
Launch show for Malone’s debut album Pyrrhic out on Pizza Pizza Records on release day .

Naked Lungs @ Whelan’s
Irish noise-rock band launch gig for their debut album Doomscroll. ‘Pressure’

Phil Hartnoll @ The Well (10:30pm)
Orbital Classics A/V Set. Joined on the night by his son Conrad AKA Conradical plus special guests String Theory Soundsystem/ Rob Le Nan with New Moon Sessions crew supplying the visual mapping installation.

J.F.O & Texas Plant @ the Workman’s Cellar
Rapper/production duo play their Bangers & Hash EP with support from objectsnwo & xcaliber and D12 inc

Human Error presents: Reptant (Live) @ Tengu (11pm)
Reptant plays acid, electro and techno

Tommy Holohan & X-Coast @ Index (11pm)
Sold out show in the new home of Index where Opium is.

Techno HOTBOXX Cage Rave: @ The Sound House (11pm)
Ukraine Underground DJ Herrmess

Crucible Presents ‘Concrete Carnage’ @ Wigwam (11pm)
Looks like techno to me with Trypdo,Gallachoir,Amurex and CXH

Decent. @ Lost Lane (10pm)
Aaron Lynam, K-Lock, Decorum, L_awlor

California Love @ The Workman’s Club (11.30pm)
90s/00s Hip Hop and R&B.


Saturday September 9th

Club Comfort / Armand Van Helden.

Grooveline Festival @ Secret Location
Soundmate31 put on secret location parties.

Comfort Carnival Coda @ National Stadium (2pm – late)
12 hour Fringe Festival party with DJs Big Cheeks, Cait, Moving Still B2B Selky, Mssyng and more.

Indigo Sparke @ The Workman’s Club
Foggy Notions presents New York-based Australian singer-songwriter. ‘Hysteria’

The Wormholes, The Troubles @ Bello Bar
Album launch for the Wormholes never-before-released second album originally recorded in 1996 and now coming out on All City Records.

Scala & Kolacny Brothers @ 3Olympia Theatre
SCALA is an all-female choir that performs and records classical arrangements of popular rock, metal, dance, hiphop and pop songs, conducted and accompanied by Kolacny brothers.

Pants on Fire, Blue Slate, Desperity @ The Grand Social
Rock/pop cover band.

Lavery, Oceanna @ Dashi
Live recording of The Mist. Soul and jazz-rooted music.

She Wants Revenge, Scattered Ashes @ Button Factory
American rock band influenced by post-punk, darkwave and gothic rock.

Nowhere Better Than This Place Andy Ingamells & Seán Clancy @ Dublin Castle – Chapel Royal (8:30pm)
Dublin Fringe. Solemn and seductive music for multiple synthesisers, live and recorded concrète sounds, physical theatre and projected concrete poetry about people needing a safe place to call home. Sept 9th to 11th.

A Symbiotic Symphonic Movement @ National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin – The Teak House (8:30pm)
Fringe Festival. An evening of weaving individual and collective experiences through sound. It is a story of connection, of adapting, of place-making and loss. A research-led project initiated and curated by Laura Skehan, featuring composers Clíona Ní Laoi, Masaya Ozaki and Banu Çiçek Tülü who will be performing experimental sonic and music responses to migrating plant data. Sept 9th to 11th.

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75 Dollar Bill @ The Workman’s Cellar
75 Dollar Bill was formed in 2012 in New York City by percussionist Rick Brown and guitarist Che Chen.

101 Depeche Mode Party @ Fibber’s (9pm)
Resident DJs Bacana, Violator and K-MAC will be spinning over five and a half hours of Depeche Mode music – from original versions, b-sides, remixes, covers, live tracks and a selection of synthpop tunes

Swiftogeddon @ The Grand Social (10:30pm)
The Taylor Swift Club Night

Backstory @ Commercial Rowing Club, Islandbridge (10pm)
Different Rhythm takeover with t-woc, Pablo Santos, Brian Cross (AKA B+) plus a very special guest.

Armand Van Helden @ Index (11pm)
Sold out show in the new home of Index where Opium is.

Ponyhawke All Night Long @ Tengu (11pm)
Belfast club run by Marion Hawkes & Dillon (aka Pony)

Hidden Love presents: SHDW & Obscure Shape @ Wigwam (11pm)
Techno with Aero on support.

Eli Brown @ Here & Now (11pm)
Popular house DJ and producer with support from Shauna Dee b2b Saz & Soulstice’s Jimmy & Dutch

Apu Nanu @ The Racket Space (11pm)
Trap, Trance, Ambient Industrial and Deconstructed Club music. Dj support Djs: Asa Nisi Masa and Pixieteeth.

Afrobeats Party @The Workman’s Club (11.30pm)
Presented by Get Busy – Dancehall, Soca & Afrobeats

Groovement @ The Well (11.30pm)
DJs Craig Gorman & Karl Durkan.


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Sunday September 10th

Kara Jackson

Christine and the Queens @ 3Olympia Theatre
Paranoia, Angels & True Love tour; part live show, part stage show. Review.

Kara Jackson @ The Workmans Cellar
The debut album from Illinois poet and singer-songwriterWhy Does the Earth Give Us People to Love? is one of the best of 2023.

The Malefactors, DC Dolls, Cult of Heresy @ The Sound House
All Ages Show.

Nowhere Better Than This Place Andy Ingamells & Seán Clancy @ Dublin Castle – Chapel Royal (8:30pm)
Dublin Fringe. Solemn and seductive music for multiple synthesisers, live and recorded concrète sounds, physical theatre and projected concrete poetry about people needing a safe place to call home. Sept 9th to 11th.

A Symbiotic Symphonic Movement @ National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin – The Teak House (8:30pm)
Fringe Festival. An evening of weaving individual and collective experiences through sound. It is a story of connection, of adapting, of place-making and loss. A research-led project initiated and curated by Laura Skehan, featuring composers Clíona Ní Laoi, Masaya Ozaki and Banu Çiçek Tülü who will be performing experimental sonic and music responses to migrating plant data. Sept 9th to 11th.


Monday September 11th

Geese

Geese @ Academy 2
Brooklyn rock band. ‘3D Country’

Nowhere Better Than This Place Andy Ingamells & Seán Clancy @ Dublin Castle – Chapel Royal (8:30pm)
Dublin Fringe. Solemn and seductive music for multiple synthesisers, live and recorded concrète sounds, physical theatre and projected concrete poetry about people needing a safe place to call home. Sept 9th to 11th.

A Symbiotic Symphonic Movement @ National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin – The Teak House (8:30pm)
Fringe Festival. An evening of weaving individual and collective experiences through sound. It is a story of connection, of adapting, of place-making and loss. A research-led project initiated and curated by Laura Skehan, featuring composers Clíona Ní Laoi, Masaya Ozaki and Banu Çiçek Tülü who will be performing experimental sonic and music responses to migrating plant data. Sept 9th to 11th.

Reco, Sunburn & Fused @ The Grand Social
Alt-rock.

Finn Dinasty, Vividoah, Bgboi, Xo Zenn, Lilflacko And S4Int @ The Sound House
Sound House Rising featuring.


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