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The Nialler9 weekly Dublin gig guide

The Nialler9 weekly Dublin gig guide


A list of personally recommended events taking place over the next seven days in Dublin and Summer festivals beyond. All times are 7.30pm/8pm unless stated. Feel free to leave your picks in the comments.

It’s a quiet week after the festival / Bank Holiday weekend but still some shows worthy of your attention as always.

Tuesday 3rd August
Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club featuring Omara Portuondo @ Tripod (€37.50/ €42.50)
Wednesday 4th August
The Handsome Family @ Whelan’s (€20)
Allen Toussaint @ National Concert Hall (€35)

Thursday 5th August
The !K Club: DJ BPM / BELLOWS / !K residents @ The Sweeney Mongrel, Dame St, (10pm, FREE)
Yngve & The Innocent Live @ The Odessa Club

Friday 6th August
– Phantom First Friday: The Cast of Cheers, Talulah Does The Hula, The Capitals, Milk @ The Academy (Free before 10pm / €5 after)
Clockwork Apple Presents: Sweet Jane, Kowalski & Clockwork Noise @ Whelan’s (€10)
Los Langeros, Fringilla Montifringilla, The Doo Wrongs @ The Lower Deck (€TBC, 9pm)
– Midnight Screening of The Room (€5, 11pm)
Totally Dublin Septugenarian Soiree: Meljoann, Hipster Youth @ The Odessa Club (Free)

Saturday 7th August
Ben Klock, Pantha Du Prince @ Twisted Pepper (10.30pm, €10/12)
One Summers Eve: Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, The North Strand Kontra Band, Brian Deady, DJ Tu-ki, Handsome Paddy @ Meeting House Square (€12.50)
Good Luck, Enemies, Famine (All Ages) @ Exchange Dublin (7.30pm, €6)

Sunday 8th August
Hefty Horse: Peter Delaney with Rhob + Blank Jack Davey @ Whelan’s Upstairs (€TBC)