Highlights:  Kendrick Lamar, Whelan’s Ones To Watch, Blawan, Pete Swanson + Lakker + Simon Bird, First Fortnight with Le Galaxie. The Nialler9 Gig Guide is the weekly list of personally recommended Dublin gigs taking place over the next seven days (usually) published every Tuesday. It’s not intended to list all gigs taking place, but ones… Read more »

Posted on January 8th, 2013

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The Nialler9 Gig Guide is the weekly list of  personally recommended Dublin gigs taking place over the next seven days (usually) published every Tuesday. It’s not intended to list all gigs taking place, but ones deemed the most interesting and unmissable. All times are 7:30/8:00pm unless stated.  If you’re looking for tickets to sold out… Read more »

Posted on December 29th, 2012

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 Highlights:  Le Galaxie,  Action Bronson, State’s Midnight Mass with Skelocrats and more, Hidden Agenda’s Xmas Party with Frank B, Toby Kaar and Krystal Klear, Forward/Slash with Tara Masterson Hally, xxxy, On The Record presents 2013, Alex Metric, Twinkranes with Girls Names. The Nialler9 Gig Guide is the weekly list of  personally recommended Dublin gigs taking… Read more »

Posted on December 18th, 2012

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Highlights: John Talabot, Young Wonder (pictured), Night Of The Machines IV, Heathers, Queen Herod, Beth Orton & Sam Amidon, Lower Dens, Rubberbandits Xmas Party… This is the weekly list of recommended Dublin gigs taking place over the next seven days published every Tuesday. All times are 7.30/8pm unless stated. Feel free to recommend events not… Read more »

Posted on December 11th, 2012

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Highlights: The xx, We Love Yule, Chilly Gonzales, Baauer, An Evening With No Monster Club, Mono, The Prosperous Market, Boris, Ultraísta. This is the weekly list of recommended Dublin gigs taking place over the next seven days published every Tuesday. All times are 7.30/8pm unless stated. Feel free to recommend events not present in the… Read more »

Posted on December 5th, 2012

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Flume, that Australian wunderkid is on a European tour in January next year including a date at The Button Factory in Dublin on January 16th. Ticket price TBC. Listen to his self-titled debut. Here’s a taster from his Splendour In The Grass set:

Posted on December 5th, 2012

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Highlights: Shuggie Otis, Purity Ring & Doldrums, J Rocc, Somadrone, Wild Nothing, Iggy Azalea, Yeasayer, Richard Hawley, Littlexsforeyes. This is the weekly list of recommended Dublin gigs taking place over the next seven days published every Tuesday. All times are 7.30/8pm unless stated. Feel free to recommend events not present in the comments below. If you’re looking… Read more »

Posted on November 27th, 2012

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HUNK! are a new band based in Dublin featuring Niamh Hegarty, Sundara O’Higgins and Gerard Mangan while Tieranniesaur’s Sal O’ Hal participates in the band when time allows. ‘Dupe’ is the band’s first single, a buzzing, grungey lo-fi primal ditty out on Soft Power Records backed with ‘Hold Out’ featuring Cave Ghosts’ Jen Connell. It’s… Read more »

Posted on November 26th, 2012

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Highlights: The Final Richer Collective Party, Iceage, Nils Frahm, Jens Lekman, Forza Italo, TOPS, The Staves, Marina & The Diamonds,  Beardyman, First Aid Kit, Father John Misty & NO. This is the weekly list of recommended Dublin gigs taking place over the next seven days published every Tuesday. All times are 7.30/8pm unless stated. Feel free to… Read more »

Posted on November 20th, 2012

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Highlights: Shabazz Palaces & THEESatisfaction, Todd Terje, Villagers, Honningbarna, Alabama Shakes, Untold, 2ManyDJs, Colin Stetson, Mo-roder… This is the weekly list of recommended Dublin gigs taking place over the next seven days published every Tuesday. All times are 7.30/8pm unless stated. Feel free to recommend events not present in the comments below. If you’re looking… Read more »

Posted on November 13th, 2012

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Update: Second show added on Friday March 1st. While the new Foals song above was too reminscent of Jane’s Addiction/Rage Against The Machine for me on initial listens to get behind, I played it while DJing last week and there’s an undeniable funkiness to that rhythm which is top bloody notch. ANYHOW. The band have… Read more »

Posted on November 12th, 2012

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Choice Cuts have announced a second Shuggie Otis show for Whelan’s on November 30th, the legendary soul and R&B musician’s birthday, which will take place before the December 1st show in The Sugar Club. Tickets for Whelan’s are €22.90 at Ticketmaster or €22.50 from Tickets.ie. Listen to his classic 1974 album Inspiration Information album below…. Read more »

Posted on November 9th, 2012

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Local Natives returned with a new song ‘Breakers’ (below) a few weeks ago, a taster of their second album Hummingbird. Today, the band announced they will play Whelan’s Dublin on February 11th. Tickets will be €19.50 on sale this Friday at 9am through Ticketmaster. Hummingbird is out on January 25th on Infectious music.

Posted on November 7th, 2012

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Highlights: Animal Collective, Bon Iver, Simian Mobile Disco, Exitmusic, Passion, Pit with Chad Valley & Chvrches, Lee Fields,  Addison Groove and Slow Skies. This is the weekly list of recommended Dublin gigs taking place over the next seven days published every Tuesday. All times are 7.30/8pm unless stated. Feel free to recommend events not present… Read more »

Posted on November 6th, 2012

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Daughter to play the Button Factory, Dublin

One of my favourite new artists of the last year, Daughter, Elena Tonra and her band will play Button Factory on Saturday 26th of January. Over two EPs and her recent ‘Smother’ single as well as a great Daytrotter session and a Eurosonic performance, Elena has shown that she can write slow-burning connecting folk imbued… Read more »

Posted on November 1st, 2012

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