All door times are 7:30pm/8pm unless stated.
Tuesday March 15th
Sugar Coat Session with Gemma Cox, Trophy Wife and Last Apollo @ The Grand Social (€12)
Sugarcoat Sessions is a new monthly night in The Grand Social aiming to showcase female/non binary artists
Power Of Dreams @ Whelan’s (€24.50)
The Irish indie band released a new album 31 years after their last in 2021.
The Ruby Sessions @ Doyle’s (8;30pm, €10)
The acoustic club night is back. No advance announcement of acts.
Wednesday March 16th
St. Patrick’s Festival: Lyra, Soulé & Bobbi Arlo @ Main Stage, Collins Barracks (Free, 7pm)
Three Irish female pop stars on top.
St. Patrick’s Festival: Máthair @ Spiegeltent Mór, Festival Quarter (7pm, Free)
Mother DJs with performers including Anziety, Pixie Woo, Shaqira Knightly & Viola Gayvis.
Richard Fearless A/V show @ Pepper Canister Church (€22.50)
Death In Vegas frontman’s new show features a live three-piece and visuals.
Fatboy Slim @ 3Arena (€50)
Norman Cook back in a big big room.
Ex Oh Promotions Presents; Skull The Pierre X Shollah X Kid Kuba @ The Workman’s Club Cellar (€12.50)
Three emerging Irish rap artists.
Bricknasty Sessions @ The Sugar Club (€12.50)
Dublin neo-soul band’s residency.
Mango DJ set @ RIOT (Free)
Mango without it tuMathman does compute.
Joe Goddard @ The Pyg (€30)
Hot Chip man in for a DJ set.
I Hate Models, Yasmin Gardezi & Speed @ Index (Sold out, 11pm)
Sold out techno party.
Centre Point: Mall Grab & Effy @ Button Factory (Sold out, 11pm)
First of two shows in two venues. Australian producer. Love Reigns.
Slither: Coco Bryce & Sully @ Wigwam (€20, 11pm)
Paddy’s Eve party.
Shannen Blessing, DJRIPT & Derv @ Tengu (€10, 11pm)
Thursday March 17th – Patrick’s Day
Dublin Modular @ Pallas Studios (Sold out, 3pm)
Paddy’s Day Yard Party with synthesizers and live electronics.
Block Party @ Hen’s Teeth (Free)
Alba, Fhionn, Hewan, Nico & Jae Brown, Handsome Paddy, January Winters, Aoife O’Neill & the Hen’s Teeth HiFi crew.
Lumo Pub – Paddy’s Day Party @ The Circular (Free, 7pm)
Lumo Club’s first free party since NYE 2019 here.
St. Patrick’s Festival: Mo Cultivation Urban Takeover @ Spiegeltent Mór @ Festival Quarter (Free)
1000 Beasts, DeCarteret, Khakikid, XCollective, Celaviedamai, Sim Simma DJs.
District IRL: Paddys Day @ The Workman’s Cellar (€15)
Hip hop, rap, drill, rnb, afrobeats with Elzzz & TraviS, Emby, Sweetlemondae, Alice and 4x Stereo.
The Mary Wallopers @ Vicar Street (Sold Out)
Dundalk fun trad folksters. Back here on April 17th too.
Whelan’s Full Irish @ Whelan’s (€10, 5pm)
2 stages of live acts including Last Apollo, Rowan, Georgia G and more.
A Ritual Sea @ The Workman’s Club (€12)
Irish-French dreamwave band
AE MAK, Cruel Sister @ Pepper Canister Church (€17.50)
Aoife McCann headlines with her indie alt-bops.
Burna Boy @ 3Arena (€42)
Nigerian Afrofusion rap and pop artist.
Bodytonic X Slither Present Paddys Day @ The Bernard Shaw (€10, 10pm)
Ambit, Drank Williams, Don Rosco.
Saoirse Presents Abhaile @ Index (€15, 11pm)
Body Movements’ Saoirse presents an Irish party with Fio & Cáit, Jio, Efa O’Neill
Centre Point: George Feely, Ricky Chong & M4A4 @ Button Factory (€15 ,11pm)
George Feely’s recent single.
Paddy’s All Nighter @ Wigwam (€11, 11pm)
Two rooms with Lolz, Baliboc B2B Lesko, Emmy Karmag, Fhionn B2B Lou
Friday March 18th
Block party vibes with Sello, Curiosity MG – King Joe, Big Bennjy, Flaco Dior, Yomi Attention, Blaq Appollo, The Clan Worldwide
St. Patrick’s Festival: Damien Dempsey, THUMPER @ Mainstage @ Festival Quarter (€10, 7pm)
The big man leads this outdoor show.
St. Patrick’s Festival: Mango X MathMan feat. Trinity Orchestra, Malaki, Adam Mohamed @ Spiegeltent Mór @ Festival Quarter (€10, 7pm)
Sure, this sounds great, a lovely Irish rap lineup.
The Weather Station @ The Workman’s Club (Sold Out)
Foggy Notions presents Toronto songwriter Tamara Lindeman.
Ukraine Fundraiser @ Whelan’s (€11)
D. Cullen, Sinead McConville, Rachel Grace, Tadhg Williams, Nathan Mac
Def Nettle @ The Sugar Club (€12.50)
Glen Brady’s punk-funk project. Aka DJ Wool.
Tori Amos @ 3Olympia (Sold Out)
American singer-songwriter and pianist.
Melodic: Robag Wruhme @ Tengu (€18+, 11pm)
Kompakt producer and DJ along with Eve and Paul Gill.
Attention Bébé @ The Grand Social (€15, Midnight)
Midnight show from ’90s themed party band.
Limitless presents Mor Elian & Small Crab @ Wigwam (€10, 11pm)
MOR ELIAN (Fever AM), SMALL CRAB (Skin&Blister)
Saturday March 19th
The Ultimate 90s Brunch @ The Sound House (1pm – 5pm, €27)
Spin 1038’s Jaz Keane and Graham O’ Toole playing all the 90s cheesy hits from Spice Girls to Cher and everything in between
St. Patrick’s Festival: Make Me An Island Live – @ Spiegeltent Beag @ Festival Quarter (Free, 4:30pm)
Donal Dineen’s podcast live – The Singer and the Song with Branwen
St. Patrick’s Festival: Sing Along Social & Cooks But We’re Chefs @ Spiegeltent Mór @ Festival Quarter (€20, 7pm)
Sing Along Social’s first gig in 2 years, alongside 8 piece funk troupe Cooks But We’re Chefs.
St. Patrick’s Festival: Le Boom + Glasshouse Orchestra @ Mainstage @ Festival Quarter (€20, 7pm)
Le Boom with live accompaniment from 15-piece Glasshouse.
Pixie Cut Rhythm Orchestra, Clara Tracey, Gurriers @ Annesley House (€10)
Live music on North Strand Road.
Thumper, PrettyHappy, CABL @ The Grand Social (€10+)
Launch of Dublin alt-rock band’s debut album. Fear Of Art.
Late Night Call: Kayleigh Noble, CK & MCG, PureGrand, Saoirse Miller @ The Workman’s Club (€10)
A fine night of 4 upcoming acts.
Jane Willow @ The Cobblestone (€13)
Dublin-based folk musician.
Chief Keegan @ Sin É (€5)
Instrumental funk band.
Ulysses 2.2: Nausicaa with God Knows & friends @ MoLI (€15)
God Knows, MuRli & Micheál Quinn perform a live response to James Joyce’s book. Part of an ongoing series to mark a century of Ulysses from ANU, Landmark Productions and MoLI
Cate Le Bon @ NCH (€28)
New album Pompeii from Welsh artist is one of the finest of the year so far.
Nova Twins, Celaviedmai @ Whelan’s (€15)
Debut show from British punk rock duo.
The Scratch @ 3Olympia (€23)
The headline show is finally happening for the Irish acoustic metal band.
Kode9 @ Wigwam (11pm, €18)
Hyperdub purveyor of low-end frequencies.
Back To The 80s @ The Workman’s Club (€10, 11:30pm)
A night full of 80s soundtrack music.
Mother @ Lost Lane (€10, 11pm)
The queer disco and electro pop party is back every week.
Shane Johnson, Tr One and Paul Allen @ The Bernard Shaw (€11+, 10pm)
Fish Go Deep’s Shane Johnson heads a night of house music from Deeper Groove.
Colin Perkins & Handsome Paddy @ The Pyg (€10, 10pm)
Local DJ heroes.
Centre Point: Jordan Nocturne, Mix & Fairbanks @ Button Factory (€8, 11pm)
St. Patrick’s Festival afterparty.
Sunday March 20th
St. Patrick’s Festival: Totally Dublin Live with Gemma Dunleavy, Billy Scurry & more @ Spiegeltent Beag @ Festival Quarter (3pm, Free)
A magazine come to life with Q&A and interviews. Also featuring Aideen Barry and Throw Away – a chat about ’90s club flyers.
St. Patrick’s Festival: Dominic and Hamish Film Screening & The Mary Wallopers @ Spiegeltent Beag @ Festival Quarter (5pm, Free)
The film explores the influence of Scottish writer Hamish Henderson on one of Ireland’s most celebrated folk songwriters, Dominic Behan.
Local Boy @ The Workman’s Club (€12)
Rollover with some lo-fi Dublin indie from Burner Records.
Iarla Ó’Lionáird & Steve Cooney @ Pepper Cannister Church (€20)
Also Saturday. The Gloaming duo live.
Hans Zimmer @ 3Arena (€77)
An eye-watering price.
Monday March 21st
Yumi Zouma @ The Workman’s Club (€13.50)
New Zealand alternative pop band
Lucy Dacus @ 3Olympia (€26)
Boygenius member and American singer-songwriter.
White Lies @ Vicar Street (€20)
UK rock band.