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The Nialler9 Dublin Gig Guide – June Bank Holiday special

The Nialler9 Dublin Gig Guide – June Bank Holiday special

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Highlights: Forbidden Fruit, Lankum, The Mary Wallopers, New Jackson, The Beths, Caroline Rose, Soft Cell, Anna B Savage, George Clanton, Slow Moving Clouds, Roger Doyle , FF at Night parties, Mango, Mono.

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


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Tuesday May 30th

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

Lankum @ Vicar Street
Second of three shows from the modern Irish trad band.

Daniel Luke @ NCH
Metronome: Watch: Daniel Luke play piano in a Dublin train station in the video for ‘Silk’ Support: Gareth Quinn Redmond & Albert Karch


Wednesday May 31st

Sir Chloe

Lankum @ Vicar Street
Second of three shows from the modern Irish trad band.

Carpark Sci-Fi, Steve Ryan @ The Workman’s Club
Songs, visuals and sounds, part set list, part sketch book, performed live. ‘Winter Sun’

Orwells 84 @ The Workman’s Cellar
Irish indie/folk band with support from Northern Ives & Osiris

The Beths @ Whelan’s
New Zealand indie-rock band. ‘Knees Deep’

BLÜ EYES @ The Workman’s Club
LA pop artist. Healing Hurts EP.

Pizza Jazz @ Lucky’s
Live jazz trio on Meath Street.

Jazz @ Juno
Korteh is a six piece jazz band.

Liquid Beat  @ Dashi
Free in queer electronic night, weekly.


Thursday June 1st

Caroline Rose.

Quilts & Acoustics Vol. III @ Little Whelan’s
DRYEYES, Maria Petrisor, Nancy Kate, & Casey Harris.

Emma Williams, Staffparty, Tonality @ The Sound House
New music night.

District & Hennessy: Future of Irish Music 2023 @ The Complex
Free event with performances from Qbanaa, Curtisy, Lowkick, ENI, DeCarteret and MOIO.

Caroline Rose @ Whelan’s
US indie songwriter. Support: Trophy Wife. ‘Miami’

Slow Moving Clouds @ Whelan’s Upstairs
SMCs’ third studio album Kolmas was released last Friday, and it’s to these ears, the finest music that melds Finnish and Irish traditional textures with a winder landscape of alt-folk music yet.

The Florentinas @ The Workman’s Club
Four piece alternative rock band from Bangor. ‘Miami’

Bonnie Raitt @ Vicar Street
The artist behind ‘I Can’t Make You Love Me’

Live Jazz @ Dashi
Weekly live jazz night in the basement with band leader Dylan Lynch of Soda Blonde/Moondiver and friends.


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Friday June 2nd

George Clanton.

George Clanton @ The Workman’s Club
Irish debut from LA electronic pop songwriter.

Guud Grief @ Thomas House
Mark Logan and pals’ just released a new song ‘Blue Love’

Driving Blue, Sleepy Days & Chambers @ The Workman’s Cellar
Ex Oh Promotions presents a new music night.

Quantum Foam, Adam Denton @ Unit 44 (Kirkos), Stoneybatter
Quantum Foam makes noise that reflects on our relationship with technology, and as an exploration to reveal information, symbols and meaning in our proximities. Field recordings of fleeting materials and states of dereliction are often her fundamental ingredients.

Dea Matrona @ Whelan’s
Irish rock duo.

Yankari Afrobeat Collective @ The Sugar Club
Afrobeat band with Funk, Soul, Jazz, Breaks, Hip-Hop, Latin Rhythms and rock-and-roll influences.

Rumbullion: Tebi Rex, Essiray @ Wigwam
Live acts playing the Rum Festival on Middle Abbey Street.

Lumineers, Sigrid, Vance Joy @ St. Anne’s Park
Ho, hey, hum.

Westbam, Dj Killer & Dj Haze @ The Well (9pm)
Original 80s German dance DJ headlines.

Boots & Kats @ The Lighthouse, Dun Laoghaire (9pm)
Intergalactic Party Wardens

New Jackson @ Hang Dai Chinese (11pm)
3 nights with David Kitt’s electronic project / Pre Gig Tasting Menu

Kate Butler & Don Rosco All Night Long @ Tengu (11pm)
Partners in life and for kosmische journeys, Don Rosco and Kate Butler bring bass, psychedelia and disorientating futurism to the rave.

Dance 4 Delano @ Wigwam (11pm)
Doug Cooney, Mode_1, Tr One, Glenn Davis. Raising funds for Detroit house legend Delano Smith’s ongoing medical expenses.

House vs Hard Techno @ Bow Lane Social (11pm)
Sleepless Beauty, Scott Boylan, Paddy Moisan B2B Romanetto & more.

Erotikguide @ The Workman’s Cellar (11.30pm)
Graham, Luthorist, Glenn Denim, D12 Inc, Jfo


Saturday June 3rd

Anna B Savage. Photo credit: Katie Silvester

Forbidden Fruit @ Kilmainham Royal Hospital
Headliners: Central Cee, Annie Mac, Rina Sawayama, DJ EZ. See afterparties below. See our pick of reasons to go this year. Afterparty details here or below.


3M – Music Machines Masters @ The Wiley Fox (3pm – 9pm)
Electronic music producers and DJs showcase their skills. Techno and House all day.

The Mary Wallopers @ The Academy
3 nights for the Dundalk trad folk band.

Anna B Savage @ Whelan’s
One of the best acts I saw at The Great Escape recently.

Soft Cell, Sophie Ellis-Bextor, Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark, Heaven 17 @ St. Anne’s Park
Ruddy hell it’s.. a big 80s synth and pop bill.

Flotations: Roger Doyle @ NCH
Legendary Irish composer just released a new track ‘Skin Care’

Rumbullion: Curtisy, Muckno @ Wigwam
Live acts playing the Rum Festival on Middle Abbey Street.

Hypnotic Brass Ensemble @ The Well
New Orleans brass band who play with Gorillaz.

Scary Pockets @ The Sugar Club
A rotating roster of world-class musicians who release live funk reimaginations of familiar songs every week.

Paddy Dennehy @ Whelan’s Upstairs
Limerick folk singer-songwriter makes classic songwriting-feeling tracks. ‘If I Can’t’

wrest @ The Workman’s Club
Scottish indie rock band.

Gladys Knight @ 3Olympia
Soul singing legend plays 2 nights.

New Jackson @ Hang Dai Chinese (11pm)
3 nights with David Kitt’s electronic project / Pre Gig Tasting Menu

KI/KI, Aero @ Wigwam (11pm)
Forbidden Fruit afterparty. Techno/rave DJ

George FitzGerald @ Index (11pm)
Forbidden Fruit afterparty. Support Tyvion Valentine, Nocturnal Animals

DJ Boring @ Yamamori Tengu (11pm)
Forbidden Fruit afterparty. Australian DJ/producer. Fly Open Air set.

Interplanetary Criminal, Shee @ Centrepoint (11pm)
Forbidden Fruit afterparty. ‘B.O.T.A’

p-rallel @ The Racket (11pm)
Forbidden Fruit afterparty. London producer plays grime / hip-hop.

Pretty Girl, Musing @ Bow Lane (11pm)
Forbidden Fruit afterparty. Rising Melbourne producer, vocalist and DJ. Bandcamp.

Pushee, January Winters @ The Pyg (11pm)
Forbidden Fruit afterparty.

See Also
Desire

Techno Den @ The Sugar Club (11pm)
Techno inside, tech house outside.

Mother @ Lost Lane (11pm)
Queer clubbing in the heart of Dublin, playing electro & disco every Saturday night.

HOTBOXX @ The Sound House (10pm)
Hard Drive Techno


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Sunday June 4th

Honey Dijon plays Forbidden Fruit this Sunday.

Forbidden Fruit @ Kilmainham Royal Hospital
Eric Prydz, Honey Dijon, ROMY, Kettama & more. See afterparties below. See our pick of reasons to go this year. Afterparty details here or below.


Mango + friends @ Hen’s Teeth (4pm – Midnight)
Mango invites some pals around for a bank holiday summer party.

Reclaim the Mainframe @ Afuera @ 777 (3pm – Midnight)
DJ Mek, Prøwl, Toni Maroni, Blaze, Mo, Dar Malloy

The Mary Wallopers @ The Academy
3 nights for the Dundalk trad folk band.

Gladys Knight @ 3Olympia
Soul singing legend plays 2 nights.

Mono @ Opium Rooms
Japan based 4-piece Instrumental rock band formed in 1999.

Rumbullion: Ruby, TK Sax @ Wigwam
Live acts playing the Rum Festival on Middle Abbey Street.

Lionel Richie, The Human League & In Tua Nua @ St. Anne’s Park
Classic R&B singer with big ’80s support.

Sherelle, EMA @ Yamamori Tengu (11pm)
East London based DJ, producer, promoter, crate digger and vinyl connoisseur.

Special guests @ Centrepoint (11pm)
Forbidden Fruit afterparty.

Shampain, Shed Residents @ Wigwam (11pm)
Forbidden Fruit afterparty. Galway rave DJ.

New Jackson @ Hang Dai Chinese (11pm)
3 nights with David Kitt’s electronic project / Pre Gig Tasting Menu

X Club, Surusinghe @ Index (11pm)
Forbidden Fruit afterparty. Support Tyvion Valentine, Nocturnal Animals. Australian dance Dj/production duo.

Yung Singh, Prozak @ The Racket (11pm)
Forbidden Fruit afterparty. I’m sorry have you seen Yung Singh’s Boiler Room???????

Theo Kottis, Jack Thompson, DJ Deece @ Bow Lane (11pm)
Scottish DJ headlines. Forbidden Fruit afterparty.

DJ Pierr, Dr. Flamer @ The Pyg (11pm)
Forbidden Fruit afterparty.

Luxe, Fuaim DJs @ The Sound House (11pm)
Forbidden Fruit afterparty.

Belters Only Presents: Afters Only @ The Academy (11pm)
Jazzy is playing after becoming the first female artist in 14 years to top the Irish singles chart. ‘Giving Me’


Monday June 5th

Lankum_Press Photo2- Credit Sorcha Frances Ryder
the Mary Wallopers. Photo: Sorcha Frances Ryder

The Mary Wallopers @ The Academy
3 nights for the Dundalk trad folk band.

Myles Manley @ Little Whelan’s
Three Mondays residency from the Irish alt-songwriter. ‘My Gentleness’

The Malefactors @ The Grand Social
Dublin Indie- Rock band all-ages show.

Lewis Capaldi, Gavin James, Wild Youth, Aimee, Jazzy @ 3Olympia Theatre
FM104’s The Gig in aid of Childline by the I.S.P.C.C.

Wild Youth @ Whelan’s (11pm)
Eurovision boys back to normal life with Joker Boys.


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