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The best gigs & clubs in Dublin this week

The best gigs & clubs in Dublin this week


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Tuesday August 21st

Wednesday August 22nd

Thursday August 23rd

Friday August 24th

  • Elephant @ The Grand Social (€11+)
    Dundalk-natives do the Dublin launch of their 88 album.
  • Tim Chadwick @ Unitarian Church (€15+)
    Rising Dublin pop artist performs new material in a special setting. Weakness.
  • Slum Village @ The Sugar Club (€20)
    Highly influential Detroit hip-hop trio, formerly featuring J Dilla, come to Dublin.
  • Bodies, Participant @ The Bello Bar (€7)
    Dublin-based indie group launch new single ‘Limbs’.
  • Fouk @ The Button Factory (€6+, 11pm)
    Human Error first birthday celebration featuring Dutch house duo.

Saturday August 25th

  • Carl Cox, Darren Emerson @ Ballinlough Castle, Meath (Sold Out, 3pm)
    One of the biggest names in dance music history plays an all day rave in the woods. Sweet.
  • Hawklion @ The Workman’s Club (€12.50)
    Irish synth-indie music at the home of Dublin indie.
  • Dott, Powpig, Shrug Life @ Whelan’s (Free)
    Irish alternative band launch their album Heart Swell. Wedding Song.
  • Immortal Technique @ The Sugar Club (€25)
    Political rapper with killer flow comes to Dublin. 
  • Tomorrows @ The Sound House (€10+)
    Dublin-based art-pop outfit.
  • Mik Pyro @ Whelan’s (€16+)
    Dublin bluesman plays material from his forthcoming solo album.
  • Lumo Club: #35: Hot in the City @ Tengu (€7+, 10.30pm)
    Nialler9-featuring DJ collective bring house party vibes to everyone’s favourite northside hangout. 
  • Mother: Micheal Francis Pope @ The Hub (€5, 11pm)
    Le Galaxie frontman is the only Pope in town on Saturday, as far as we’re concerned. 
  • Cailín x Aeron @ Index 39/40 (€8+, 11pm)
    Rooftop party with loads of great house music thrown in the mix.
  • Clockwork DJs @ Wigwam (Free, 11pm)
    Wigwam residents bring hip-hop and funk vibes to the Wigwam upstairs. 
  • Paranoid London @ Pyg (€6, 11pm)
    Three piece label heads sporting a ton of acid house. 
  • Young Hearts Run Free w/Siobhan Kane & Peter Toomey @ Hang Dai (Free, 10:30pm)
    Sweet Saturday night dance vibes through Hang Dai’s custom sound system.

Sunday August 26th

  • GZA performs Liquid Swords @ The Sugar Club (€27.50)
    Wu-Tang member performs one of the collective’s best solo works. Also Monday.
  • Public Image Ltd @ Vicar Street (€34.50)
    John Lydon and co’s first Dublin show in five years.

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