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The Nialler9 Dublin Gig Guide: Electric Picnic weekend

The Nialler9 Dublin Gig Guide: Electric Picnic weekend

Highlights: Electric Picnic, Mabe Fratti, Codeine, Sun Mahshene, Galcher Lustwerk, Bella Festa, Dylan Kerr, Olive Klug, Hamdi, Geese.

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

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Tuesday August 29th

The War and Treaty

The War and Treaty @ The Workman’s Club
Nashville husband & wife duo. Blank Page.

Lulu’s Jazz Club @ Whelan’s
Luisa Annibali quintet. A journey between Jazz, Neo Soul, Italian Music and Brazilian Rhythms.

The Donnys, Bedside Community And Cult Of Heresy @ 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 August 30th

and he, the fool

Codeine @ Whelan’s
Sup Pop ’90s band with support Matthew Nolan & Adrian Crowley.

and he, the fool @ The Grand Social
7-piece eclectic band with touches of ambient folk, neo-soul, new wave and rock. Live video.

Steve Wickham, Jane Willow @ Whelan’s
Waterboys’ voilinist and Dutch-Irish singer-songwriter. Rescheduled.

Nickel Creek @ NCH
Bluegrass trio of Chris Thile, Sara Watkins and Sean Watkins.

Thursday August 31st

Sun Mahshene.

Jordan Higgins Quartet, Jake Curran @ Arthur’s Jazz & Blues Pub
A funk/fusion group.

Sun Mahshene, Lipgloss @ The Workman’s Club
Dublin indie alternative rock band. ‘The Righteous One’

Joachim Cooder @ Whelan’s
Percussionist, electric mbira player (a variation on the traditional African thumb piano).

Queerphoria @ The Workman’s Cellar
Music, drag, DJs, and performance.

Live Jazz Band @ Dashi
Dylan Lynch, Luke Howard and Diarmuid Lally play live every week.

The Malefactors, Pants on Fire and White Noise @ the Sound House
All ages show of alternative and rock.

Club Confessions @ The Grand Social (10:30pm)
House, techno, bass. DJ Dobrel, Maicon Wolf

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Friday September 1st

Mabe Fratti.


Electric Picnic @ Stradbally
Ireland’s biggest music festival. Headlined by Billie Eilish, Niall Horan. * Nialler9 plays Casa Bacardi at 8:30pm. ✌️

Foggy Notions Flotations presents Mabe Fratti @ NCH
Guatemalan cellist and composer.

Dystopia @ The Grand Social (11pm)
A night of alternative darkwave and coldwave sound. Expect to hear everything from Goth classics to 80s Electro to EBM to Industrial to Post-Punk sounds

Galcher Lustwerk @ Tengu (11pm)
Underground house master. ‘Live @ Nowadays’

Bella Festa @ Hang Dai Chinese (11pm)
With Ivan Berko.

Wriggle World Cup @ Wigwam (11pm)
Rory Sweeney, Roo Honeychild, Baliboc, Polyp, Daddy’s Girl, Sssam Ozwald

Total House Clinic @ Wigwam (11pm)
with Liam Dollard.

MOSHPITT @ The Sound House (11pm)
Drum & Bass Cage Rave.

Saturday September 2nd

Olive Krug.


Electric Picnic @ Stradbally
Ireland’s biggest music festival. Headlined by Fred Again, Paolo Nutini.

Music Machines Masters @ The Sound House (2pm – late)
REOSC The Universe Speaks Techno E.P Launch + Guests

Alana Springsteen @ Whelan’s
21-year-old emerging pop artist-songwriter

Dylan Kerr @ Unit 44
Dylan performs as experimental project Baptist Goth. Watch a live set from Féile na Greine.

Padraig Jack @ Unitarian Church
RTE Folk Music Award nominee.

Olive Klug @ The Workmans Club
American contemporary folk singer. ‘Ghost of Avalon’

The Guggenheim Grotto @ Whelan’s Upstairs
The Dublin duo return after a long hiatus. ‘Wisdom’

Melodic: Too Many DJs – Charity Fundraiser @ Tengu (11pm)
Ste Flynn, Mulljoy, Paul Gill, Eve ,Subject DJs. Mareah

Pawn Shop X RLSD Records @ Pawn Shop (10pm)
Offtrack, Doug Cooney, Philip Galvin Jnr

Crush X Space presents: RAVEWORKS @ Wigwam (11pm)
This event will feature different elements of techno music starting off with funky hard groove and wrapping up with 4×4 pounding techno.

Hamdi @ The Racket Space (11pm)
Dubstep’s man of the moment makes his long-awaited Dublin debut

Maxxwell House @ Dashi (11pm)
A B2B vinyl house set from Diggers and Phil Long

Cleric @ The Workman’s Cellar
Techno. Cleric,TainT

Soulstice Presents: SESS:ONS @ Bow Lane Social Club (11pm)
Melodic techno with Whoriskey, Ozzman, Souzac and more.

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Sunday September 3rd

The Killers


Electric Picnic @ Stradbally
Ireland’s biggest music festival. Headlined by The Killers, The Script.

The Magpies, Last Lick of Summer, Pants on Fire @ The Sound House
All-ages show.

Monday September 4th


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

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