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The best gigs & club nights in Dublin this week

The best gigs & club nights in Dublin this week

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All door times are 7:30pm/8pm unless stated.


Tuesday May 3rd

Squid

Squid @ Button Factory (Sold Out)
Two nights. English post-punk band with debut album Bright Green Field.

The Ruby Sessions @ Doyle’s (8;30pm, €10)
The weekly acoustic club night in aid of Simon Community. No advance announcement of acts.

NOFOMO @ The Grand Social (€6)
Weekly showcase of new Irish acts.

Gustaf @ The Workman’s Club (€15)
Singular Artists presents Brooklyn’s art punk band.

Enumclaw @ The Workman’s Cellar (€15)
Tacoma nostalgic noise rock band


Wednesday May 4th

Kae Tempest

Kae Tempest @ Vicar Street (€28)
English poet just released Dan Carey-produced fourth album The Line Is A Curve.

Squid @ Button Factory (Sold Out)
Two nights. English post-punk band with debut album Bright Green Field.

May The Fourth Be With You @ NCH (€15-€42.40)
A Star Wars Celebration

NOFOMO: Skull The Pierre & more @ The Grand Social (€6)
Weekly showcase of new Irish acts.

Asquith, Oliveyolive, Tamisya, Eoin Boyle @ Wigwam (€10, 11pm)
Presented by Loose Tooth Dental Club and Citizen’s Arrest

Margo Cliker @ The Workman’s (€11)
Oregon songwriter


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Thursday May 5th

Jelani Blackman

David Keenan @ 3Olympia (€30)
Irish singer-songwriter released his second album What Then last year. Support from Jinx Lennon. Rescheduled date.

Rising Damp, The Deadlians, Onion Boys @ Fibber’s (€12)
A trio of alternative acts.

Ellen Arthur Blyth @ The Sugar Club (€20)
Album launch. Dubliner Ellen Arthur Blyth impresses with the jazzy cinematic pop of ‘Young Ones’

Gwenifer Raymond @ The Cobblestone (€15.50)
Welsh guitarist presented by Foggy Notions. ‘Hell For Certain’

Kathryn Joseph @ The Workman’s Cellar (€14)
Scottish singer-songwriter. ‘what is keeping you alive makes me want to kill them for’

Jelani Blackman @ Academy 2 (€15)
British rapper, singer and songwriter. ‘Hello’.


Friday May 6th

Lila Vargen

Lilla Vargen, Neve @ Whelan’s (€12)
Ballymena singer-songwriter. ‘Solitary’.

JoJo @ The Academy (€23)
American pop artist.

Sophie Doyle Ryder @ The Workman’s Cellar (€17)
Irish pop artist.

Tool @ 3Arena (€91)
Maynard James Keenan and the lads.

Elderbrook @ Vicar Street (Sold Out)
Multi-instrumentalist, producer and singer-songwriter

The Midnight Disco: C U SOON XOXO @ Index (€20, 11pm)
With Vancouver born DJ and producer Venetta, Kerry DJ Efa O’Neill and more

Bella Festa with Audrey Danza @ Tengu (€12, 11pm)
Swiss-DJ Audrey Danza plays trance, tribal percussions, italo disco, industrial beats and techno. Soundcloud.

CHURCH – THE POP PROM @ The Well (€10, 11pm)
Prom theme 80s,90s, 00s pop bangers, drag performers and a slow set.

Hidden Love Presents: Rove Ranger @ Wigwam (€12, 11pm)
Stuttgart DJ of high-energy persuasion.


Saturday May 7th

Lone

Spiritualized @ 3Olympia (€30)
Jason Spaceman’s epic project lands in Dublin.

Going Coastal @ Block T (€6, BYOB)
Musictown show – A celebration of indie music from the west coast featuring T.A. Narrative (Limerick), Oh Boland (Galway) and Lunch Machine (Donegal).

Maria Kelly @ Whelan’s (€16)
The Postcards In-between Tour from the Mayo singer-songwriter.

Shnayto, Smoothboi Ezra, Nagam, Type Face @ Whelan’s (€11.50)
The Liffey Swimmers Ensemble presents The First Dip Of The Summer from indie and bedroom pop.

Junk Drawer, Elaine Malone @ Workman’s Cellar (€18)
Belfast art-rock band.

Fionn Regan @ The Pepper Canister Church (€23)
Irish singer-songwriter plays the venue 7th, 8th, 13th & 14th May

George O’Hanlon, Dark Tropics @ The Grand Social (€14)
Eastbound Festival. UK songwriter.

Matthew Halsall @ The Sugar Club (Sold Out)
UK jazz trumpeter

Lone @ Wigwam (€12, 11pm)
Bodytonic X Human Error present. Lone is a master of sorts. ‘Temples’.

Woozy: CCL, EMA B2B Jio @ Tengu (€10, 11pm)
EMA’s party invites CCL to play their Dublin debut. Expect deep sub bass throughout and an adventurous journey through breaks, footwork, rave and more.

Centre Point: Rhythm and Breaks Vol. 2 @ Button Factory (€12, 11pm)
Jungle, breaks, garage & DnB.

Mother @ Lost Lane (€10, 11pm)
The queer disco and electro pop party is on every Saturday and Bank Holiday Sunday lately.

Night Vision, A Gliders Party @ The Well (€11.50, 11pm)
Gliders crew feature TraviS and Elzzz among other rappers and producers.


Sunday May 8th

Tomberlin

Tomberlin @ The Grand Social (€16)
Sarah Beth Tomberlin’s second album was released last week. A talent.

Pinegrove @ Button Factory (€25)
New Jersey rock band.

Fionn Regan @ The Pepper Canister Church (€23)
Irish singer-songwriter plays the venue 7th, 8th, 13th & 14th May

Jordan Run @ Whelan’s Upstairs (€12)
Blending styles from rock and blues into hip hop and soul.


Monday May 9th

The Scratch

Dr John Cooper Clarke @ 3Olympia (€33.50)
English punk poet. Seated show.

The Road To The Great Escape @ Whelan’s (€15 per day, €27 for two)
The Scratch, Stone, Taipei Houston

The Road To The Great Escape @ The Workman’s Club (€15 per day, €27 for two)
Sprints, Nixer, Honeyglaze

The Road To The Great Escape @ The Grand Social (€15 per day, €27 for two)
Malaki, Lucy McWilliams, Wallice

The Road To The Great Escape @ Academy 2 (€15 per day, €27 for two)
Sainte, Kay Young, Dreya Mac


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