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The best gigs and club nights in Dublin this week

The best gigs and club nights in Dublin this week

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


Tuesday August 2nd

Rudy

Ruby Sessions @ Doyle’s (8:30pm)
Acoustic night of new music. Seated. In aid of Simon Community.

Alec Benjamin @ The Academy (14s+)
American singer-songwriter from Phoenix, Arizona

Rudy, Kendido @ Button Factory / Crowbar
Low Light sessions presents the Drimnagh lush dream pop artist influenced by 90s shoegaze greats like MBV and The Sundays. ‘Far Away’


Wednesday August 3rd

Hannah Horan

Alec Benjamin @ The Academy (14s+)
American singer-songwriter from Phoenix, Arizona

Beauty Pageant, Ev Carm, Famous Tex, Dale Geraghty @ The Hut, Phibsborough
Dublin indie-rock and alternative-leaning bands.

Hannah Horan @ Button Factory / Crowbar
Free in to see the dreamy indie pop artist featured here last month.


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Thursday August 4th

Kynsy

Kynsy @ the Workman’s Club
A part of the Workman’s 10+2 series.

Idlewild @ Button Factory
Scottish indie rock band are 9 albums deep.


Friday August 5th

M(h)aol

We’ve Only Just Begun Festival @ Whelan’s
Sprints, M(h)aol, Lucy Gaffney, Banríon, PrettyHappy, Problem Patterns, Grave Goods and More

Shakalak @ Sin é
Shakalak presents a night of poetry, HipHop, a shit raffle & more

Karma Police – A Tribute to Radiohead @ Button Factory
Marking 25 years of OK Computer

Loraine Club, Jossle, Callum Wall @ The Workmans Cellar
Electronic disco band headline.

E THE ARTIST PRESENTS: FIGHT NIGHT @ Tengu (11pm)
Rory Sweeney, EMBY, Laurence Kapinga, D*MP, LYCHEE, E The Artist, AHMED, WITH LOVE

Colin Perkins & Jack Thompson @ The Pyg (10pm)
The Pyg night sessions are back.

Back To The 80s @ The Workman’s Club (11:30pm)
80’s soundtrack night.

The Shed Residents x Harmless Recs @ The Sound House (11pm)
Tolentechno b2b Mr. Harmless, Chameleon and more.


Saturday August 6th

Elaine Mai. Photo: Ruth Medjber.

Irish Festivals this week:

Temptation Festival @ Palmerstown House
House and techno with Quinton Campbell, George Feely, Shee, Josk Coakley, Sarah Mooney…


Sim Simma Day Party #2 @ Pallas Studios (2pm)
A warm, fun and friendly atmosphere with top dancers, decorations and DJs playing the best in Afrobeats, Amapiano, Dancehall, Hip-Hop, Latin and Reggae.

We’ve Only Just Begun Festival @ Whelan’s
Elaine Mai, Aimée, Carrie Baxter, Bobbi Arlo, Winnie Ama, Tomike, Trophy Wife, Chubby Cat

Ex Oh Promotions Presents; HappyAlone, Big Sleep & More @ The Workman’s Club
Cork alt-band recently released ‘Breathe On Me

Mås Exödus @ The Sugar Club
The brainchild of ChoiceCuts’ Mark Murphy and guitarist & MD Max Zaska. Together they explore modern contemporary jazz sounds along with an all-star band of Irish players.

Onion Boys, SSMMUTT, Go Mahhh, Alba, Streaky @ The Bernard Shaw
sadgirl pop music /  psychedelic chuggernauts / a cosmic pissup of krautrock and doom / Dublin rockers / bit of everything here.

Rónán Ó’Snodaigh & Bróna Keogh @ The Lighthouse, Dun Laoghaire
The enigmatic frontman of Kila does a headline show.

Madness, Squeeze @ 3Arena
Ska legends in the nice big shed by the quays.

Human Error presents: Reptant @ Tengu (11pm)
5th Birthday with Reptant, Ngoni Egan, Fiddy1. Rooftop party.

TRIP Series 2: Underground @ Wigwam (11pm)
Joining Trip Residents ENEO & Mathäus, is Swerve’s Kamorah and SAZ.


Sunday August 7th

Villagers

We’ve Only Just Begun Festival @ Whelan’s
Rosie Carney, Shiv, Síomha, Niamh Regan, of All Living Things, Gemma Bradley, Last Apollo,Still Blue

Villagers @ the Workman’s Club
A part of the Workman’s 10+2 series.

China Crisis @ Opium Rooms
English new wave and synth-pop band from late 70s/ early 80s


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