Tuesday September 6
- Glen Hansard @ Vicar Street (€30)
[Singer/songwriter] The Frames frontman plays his regular haunt.
- Pete Rock & CL Smooth @ The Sugar Club (€20)
[Rap] Beck’s Rhythm Series / They Reminisce Over You
- Ruby Sessions: Mongoose, Bryan Dalton, Morrissey & Marshall, Chanele McGuinness. @ Doyle’s (€6, 9pm)
[Acoustic showcase] Read my interview with Conor Ruby Sessions.
Wednesday September 7
- Kaleidoscope: Vivid Traces @ Bello Bar (€10+)
[Contemporary] Persian Classical Music + John Cage included.
- Cult Called Man @ The Workman’s Club (€10)
[Rock] Make It Easy.
Thursday September 8
- Emma Lou & the Agenda @ Whelan’s Upstairs (€7)
[Soul] One Good Reason.
- Good Name with Chris Jones @ The Bernard Shaw (Free)
[DJ set] Resident in Woodworkers Belfast and now down here in Dublin for some Indie, Krautrock, post-punk and dance-punk.
- Composing the Island: In Ireland @ NCH (€5+)
[Classical] Part of the Composing the Island series this week.
- Gigonometry: Drown, Rosa Nutty, Vulpynes, Tim Cooke @ The Workman’s Club (€8)
[New music showcase]
- Jagerhaus Dublin: Oliver Dollar, Dan Shake @ Opium Rooms (€5, 11pm)
[Dance] 3-date Irish tour of intl. DJs.
Friday September 9
- Niamh Crowther @ Whelan’s Upstairs (€10)
[Singer-songwriter] I’ll Be.
- Crackling DJs @ The Cobblestone (€5)
[DJs] All funds raised will go towards Street Stories Festival; the history and culture festival.
- Aine Cahill @ The Grand Social (Sold out)
[Pop/rock] Cavan singer on the up.
- Metá Metá @ The Workman’s Club (€15)
[Jazz/rock/samba] Improvised Music Company show.
- Irish Beatbox Championship 2016 @ The Wiley Fox (€8)
The country’s top human percussionists go head-to-head in the biggest beatbox event to date.
- Ejeca @ District 8 (Sold out, 11pm)
[Dance] NI dance producer.
- Barry Redsettaz, Melly @ Bar Tengu (Free, 10pm)
[Electronic] Out to Lunch co-head honcho playing a headline set.
Saturday September 10
- The Doggie Do @ Merrion Square (€10+, 1pm)
[Dog festival] reland’s family-friendly dog-centric extravaganza
- Word Up Collective: Katie Laffan, NC Grey & more @ Bello Bar (€7)
[rap/soul/R&B] + Uniiquesoul * Evans Junior.
- The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain @ NCH (€32+)
[Ukelele] Teenage Dirtbag
- Plaid @ Whelan’s (€17)
[Electronic] Warp Records electronic duo. U:mack show
- Wallis Bird @ The Grand Social (€18)
[Pop/rock] new single Change.
- Telephones @ Yamamori Tengu (€10, 10pm)
[Club night] Disco, soul, afrobeat, RnB, 80s Pop, House, Italo & more.
Versive, Landmarks, Screaming Giants and Tanjier @ Hangar (€4)
- [Rock] Single Launch/ followed by Bjarki & Strictly Deep.
- Axel Boman, Kornél Kovács & Pedrodollar @ Opium Rooms (€20, 11pm)
[Dance] STUDIO BARNHUS crew
- Sunil Sharpe @ District 8 (€10, 10pm)
[Techno] 5 Hour Set
- Late Nite Tuff Guy @ Button Factory (€10, 11pm)
[Dance] The Malibu Club & Sense present the disco edits don.
Sunday September 11
- Home DJs @ The Bernard Shaw (Free, 5pm)
[DJs] Post hangover disco and house music.
Monday September 12
- Are you not wrecked?