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The Nialler9 Dublin Gig Guide // May 6th – May 12th

The Nialler9 Dublin Gig Guide // May 6th – May 12th


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Ticket giveaways this week:

How to enter to win – Email [email protected] with the gig above in the Subject line you’re entering for along with your full name and phone number in the body of the message. Full info on each show below. Draw closes at 6pm the day before the gig or Friday 3pm latest for weekend gigs.

Tuesday May 6th

  • Fat White Family @ The Workman’s Club (€13)
    [Rock] SXSW-buzzed psychedelic garage men.
  • Shonen Knife, Kate’s Party @ Whelan’s (€15)
    [Rock] SXSW-buzzed psychedelic garage men.
  • After Silence presents: An Evening of Daniel Johnston @ Filmbase (€3, 7:30pm)
    [Film/Live] Screening of the documentary ‘The Devil and Daniel Johnston’
    Post Screening Q&A with Director Jeff Feuerzeig via Skype and pre-recorded interview with Daniel Johnston. Musical performances of the work of Daniel Johnston from Bobby Aherne and Paddy Hanna (No Monster Club, Ginnels)
  • Kirkos Ensemble  @ The Sugar Club (€10)
    [Contemporary]  featuring intimate chamber, large ensemble works, avant-garde DJ set. 
  • Dune Rats, Me & My Dog @ Whelan’s (€15)
    [Rock] Bockety Brisbane, Australian indie-rock.

Wednesday May 7th

Thursday May 8th

  • Jagwar Ma @ Whelan’s (SOLD OUT)
    [Indie/dance] Aussie dance/indie band.
  • Tori Amos @ Olympia Theatre (€39.05)
    [Singer/songwriter] 14th  album Unrepentant Geraldines out next month
  • Sober Sessions:  Inni-K and Stephen James @ 5 Dame Lane (€10)
    [Live] Folk double headliner for a booze-free night out.
  • Martha Reeves and The Vandellas @ The Button Factory (€28)
    [Soul] Motown girl trio responsible for ‘Dancing In The Street’, ‘Nowhere To Run’ and other hits.
  • This is How We Fly @ The Grand Social (€20)
    [Contemporary / Trad] tapdancing and modern trad music from some fine musicians. 
  • Junior Spesh: Space Jamm 1st Birthday @ Twisted Pepper (€8/€5, 10:30pm)
    [Electronic] Quality Mark, Cian Byrne Little, Space Jamm DJs..

Friday May 9th

  • We Cut Corners, Liza Flume @ Button Factory (€15)
    [Indie] Launch of the band’s new album Think Nothing.
  • Love System: Le Galaxie, Ships, Daithí, Mother DJs @ The Academy (€16.50, 11pm)
    [Dance] A night for Marriage Equality.
  • Michael Franti & Spearhead @ Whelan’s (€28.50)
    [Folk/pop] ” the barefoot, 6-foot-6 San Francisco based singer-songwriter-guitarist and philanthropist”
  • MCA Day  @ The Bernard Shaw (Free)
    [DJs]  Mines Clarence and Loud Mouth have teamed up to celebrate the life of MCA and the Beastie Boys.
  • Young Hearts Run Free: Records Night @ Project Arts Centre (Free/ donations to Simon, 9:30pm)
    [DJs]  Peter, Daragh and Siobhán on the decks with some Creedence, a little Destroyer, a little Grizzly Bear, The Raspberries, some Bjork, Oscar Peterson, Biggie maybe, Vashti Bunyan, Gainsbourg and everything inbetween. 
  • Hounds, Gummidge, Samuel Beckett’s 3G Mobile Data Plan @ The Joinery (€8, BYOB)
    [Rock]  And the award for the band name of the week goes to…
  • Marcos Valle @ The Sugar Club (€17.50)
    [Brazilian]  Influential Bossa-nova musician.
  • The Building Society: Clouds & FKJ  @  Twisted Pepper (€10/¡8, 10:30pm)
    [DJs] Glasgow techno and Parisian soulful electronica. Clouds Boiler Room.
  • Kamp! @ Button Factory (€12/€15, 11pm)
    [Electronic] Polish electro-rock trio.

Saturday May 10th

Sunday May 11th

Monday May 12th

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