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The best gigs in Dublin this week: June Bank Holiday weekend

The best gigs in Dublin this week: June Bank Holiday weekend


What gigs are on in Dublin tonight?

The Gig Guide is published weekly every Tuesday and features the best gigs in Dublin city, curated by Nialler9.

Gig Guide highlights: Forbidden Fruit Festival with Bicep, Four Tet, Overmono, Nelly Furtado and more, Claire Rousay, Cian Ó’Cíobháin’s Disco Dána, Iglooghost, Gloam EBM festival, Fears, The Staves, Fang Club, Punchestown Festival.

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

Thursday May 30th

Sound in Motion Showcase @ Whelan’s Upstairs
Dominda, Circa, All Things Eve. New music night.

Teen Mortgage @ The Workman’s Cellar
East coast hardcore aggression and garage/surf sleaze with a focus on pop sensibility

Sweltr, Foreign Mornings, Séimh, White Noise Gallery @ Bello Bar
Skyrocket promotions new music night.

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Friday May 31st


The Staves @ Button Factory
Two nights from the UK folk sisters.

Sleepover Club: T-Shirt Weather @ The Workman’s Cellar
F3miii, CARSTEN2X, Stephen Star, Joe Butler, Anemoia, John Harding

Lord Ormond @ Crowbar Terrace
Ormond Manor Summer Invitational with DJs and live set.

THE DRIVE. @ Whelan’s Upstairs
New Irish rock band. ‘Lies’

girli @ The Academy 2
Alt-pop agitator.

DarkTrax, Autumns @ Anseo
New wave, EBM.

Cian Ó’Cíobháin’s Disco Dána @ Hen’s Teeth Hifi
The return of An Taobh Tuathail presenter to Dublin. Cian freestyles through his record collection, spinning disco, house, techno, Italo, half-forgotten classics and dreamy bangers.

Nocturnal Animals @ Tengu (11pm)
All Night Long from Deni_sova b2b seboro

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Saturday June 1st

Claire Rousay

Forbidden Fruit Festival @ IMMA Kilmainham
Bicep, Nia Archives, Freddie Gibbs, Le Boom, Ki/Ki, Groove Armada, Sally C and more.

MK @ Punchestown Racecourse
+ Dom Dolla, NewEra, Conor Coates, Jen Payne

Rise Banker Weekend Day Party @ Hyne’s Bar, Stoneybatter (2pm – 10pm)
Choki Biki, Scidley Rott B2B Steak, Wildstyle, Sho Absys Records, Panda Drey X ConKan and more.

Gloam Festival @ Pawn Shop (6pm)
Live EBM, Shoe Gaze, Cold Wave and Techno Featuring Autumns, DarkTrax, Lifts, Bodies and more.

The Staves @ Button Factory
Two nights from the UK folk sisters.

Fears @ The Sugar Club
Dublin-born and London-based interdisciplinary artist Fears Constance Keane plays second album show Affinity.

Claire Rousay & Henry Earnest @ Project Arts Centre
Ambient emo artist.

Iglooghost @ Workman’s Club
Electronic producer presents ‘ᕮⵋම’ – a new live audio/visual show.

Fang Club, Havvk @ Whelan’s
The return of the Irish alt-rock band.

Coach Party @ Workman’s Cellar
Uk rock band. ‘All I Wanna Do Is Hate’

FF At Night @ Various Venues: CentrePoint / Index / Wigwam / Tengu / Racket and more.
Sets from Interplanetary Criminal, Sally C, Ki/Ki, Sam Alfred, Hammer, Honeyluv and more.

See Also

New Jackson @ Hang Dai (11pm)
Live analogue and DJ set Release Party for new album Oops Pop!

Sunday June 2nd

Four Tet

Forbidden Fruit Festival @ IMMA Kilmainham
Four Tet, Nelly Furtado, Barry Can’t Swim, Overmono, Dj Boring, Sloucho and more.

Belters Only @ Punchestown Racecourse
+ special guests: Obskür, Route 94, Jazzy

Cami Layé Okún (NTS) @ Hen’s Teeth HIFI (5pm – 1am)
Plus Pablo Santos. Expect lots of Salsa, Boogie, Afro Cuban Jazz, Funk & Disco.

Clay Pigeon Shooting, Julia Louise Knifefist, Sarah Brooki @ Whelan’s
New Dublin art-punk five-pice band. ‘i Win’

REW!ND DUBLIN @ St. Anne’s Park
Squeeze, Gabrielle, Heather Smalls, Something Happens, T’Pau, Jerry Fish and more.

FF At Night @ Various Venues: CentrePoint / Index / Wigwam / Tengu / Racket and more.
Sets from Barry Can’t Swim, DJ Seinfeld, Dj Boring, IMOGEN and more.

Niall Colgan @ Hang Dai (11pm)
House aficionado started Ireland’s only strictly vinyl only club night at The Record Room at the Vault Limerick.

Mother @ Lost Lane (11pm)
LGBTQ+ disco club.

Monday June 3rd

Christian Death @ The Grand Social
American goth rock.

Song Cycle @ Whelan’s Bar
Whelan’s weekly singer songwriter night.

The Wires, Forge and Hardchoice @ The Sound House

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