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The best gigs in Dublin this week – April 9th to 15th

The best gigs in Dublin this week – April 9th to 15th

Dublin Gig Guide

What gigs are on in Dublin tonight?

The Nialler9 Gig Guide is published weekly every Tuesday and details the best gigs in Dublin city.

Gig Guide highlights: Dry Cleaning, The Hives, Or:La, Alabaster DePlume, Omni, Horse Lords, Somebody’s Child, J Mascis, After Eight Club, Peach Club, Muireann Bradley, Rally for Rafah, Bryson Tiller.

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

Tuesday April 9th

Dry Cleaning

Dry Cleaning @ Whelan’s
Two nights from the English spoken post-punk band. ‘Traditional Fish’

Tonedeaf, Dead Raz, Theatre, Baz @ The Workman’s Club
Sky Rocket Promotions event.

Eve Buckley Taylor Nose, Lisa Mcgrath & All Thumbs @ Whelan’s Upstairs
Singer-songwriters and alternative indie pop.

Wednesday April 10th


Dry Cleaning @ Whelan’s
Two nights from the English spoken post-punk band. ‘Traditional Fish’

Adwaith @ Whelan’s Upstairs
Welsh-language indie-rock.

Ceol na Cathrach @ The Annesley House
The Five Lamps Arts Festival weekly trad gig on North Strand Road.

Bryson Tiller @ Vicar Street
Kentucky singer/songwriter/rapper plays two nights.

Cultúr 4.0 @ The Sound House
Peer Pleasure, Joe Maxi, Martina and The Moons and Caroline Mannion

Pizza Jazz @ Lucky’s
Live jazz in the nice bar spot on Meath Street

Thursday April 11th

Alabaster DePlume

Alabaster DePlume @ Button Factory
Homebeat presents Dublin debut for UK jazz savant who has played Another Love Story and Cork Guinness Jazz Festival. ‘Don’t Forget You’re Precious’

Bloody Head, Hubert Selby Jr Infants & Creepy Future @ Anseo
Nottingham noise rock and space punk band headline.

Bryson Tiller @ Vicar Street
Kentucky singer/songwriter/rapper plays two nights.

The Donnys @ Whelan’s Upstairs
Kilkenny five piece rock and roll band. Support Mickey Chaos, Mt. Head.

Under Starling @ The Grand Social
Irish alt-pop band. ‘Changeling’

King Kara, Martina and the Moons, Skull the Pierre, and Skyless @ The Workman’s
Eden Quay release party.

Grooveline @ Academy 2
Leitrim funk and rap sextet.

Kayleigh Noble @ Pawn Shop
Dublin R&B artist who released the fine album Just A Girl last year.

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Friday April 12th

Somebody’s Child @ 3Olympia Theatre
Irish indie pop band play their biggest show. ‘I Need Ya’

J Mascis @ Button Factory
Dinosaur Jr. guitarist and singer on a solo tip.

Sold out show from the Dublin poet-lead indie band.

Big Love @ Windmill Lane Studios
The Five Lamps Arts Festival studio sessions. ‘Lily’

Jeorge II Presents House Fire II @ The Workmans Club
Irish rapper. ‘So Help Me God’

Yxngxr1 @ The Sound House
Welsh “scuffed indie pop” rapper. ‘BMW’

The World Of Hans Zimmer – A New Dimension @ 3Arena
Hans Zimmer is arranging a brand-new selection from his tremendously diverse collection of scores. Setlist.

Sophie Coyle @ Bello Bar
Alt-folk artist with guests Anna Jordan (SELK) and Gar Cox.

Bog Bodies @ Whelan’s
Tipperary contemporary trad band.

Taylor Byrne, Winemom, Adam Garrett, Cable Boy @ The Racket Space
New music showcase with Sound In Motion.

Dagny @ The Academy
Norwegian pop singer-songwriter

DDR: SMtenthousand @ Lucky’s (8:30pm)
DJ bar vibes on Meath Street

Rocky T Delgado @ Love Tempo
Mother DJ in the new bar on Thomas Street.

Peach @ Hen’s Teeth (9pm)
A pop-up party for Lesbians, Queer Women & Non Binary folks who occupy the LGBTQ+ spectrum. Cis Men are more than welcome as pals of Peaches. DJs Mini Kimono and Kate Brennan Harding.

Solace Space x Fuaim @ Daylight (10pm)
Residents party. Expect a diverse mix of prog, bass, hard house…

Rustal & Offtrack @ Pawn Shop (10pm)
Twn Cnfg Rcrds night.

Colin Perkins & January Winters @ The Pyg (10pm)
Free in.

Sweely @ Centre Point (11pm)
Omni presents French house, minimal and electro producers.

Loxy, Degreeº & Wah @ Tengu (11pm)
Drum & bass DJ with Initial DJs on support.

Mass Medium/ Club Caviar @ Index (11pm)
+ Puzzy Wrangler

LOST: with D.A.V.E The Drummer @ Wigwam (11pm)
For the techno purists.

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Saturday April 13th


ScareDaCat, The Spudguns, RHINOS @ Anseo
Wicklow artist James O’Connor impressed with a 2022 wavy 2 minute laid-back hip-hop track.

Secret Sonic Cinematheque: Spring Edition @ Phase Arts, Rathgar
Bandleaders Andy Mooney and Diarmuid MacDiarmada, joined as usual by special guests, will play experimental semi-improvised scores for specially chosen excerpts from the vaults of silent cinema and beyond, with filmic reels of yesteryear reimagined and soundtracked live before your ears and eyes.

See Also

After Eight Club @ Pawn Shop
8pm to Midnight club night with music from KEM and support by GIITA. The music policy is electro, synth bangers, techno, Italo, house and disco.

Bodies @ Sin É
Three-piece post-punk shoegaze band with special guests Denim Teeth and Castle Arcade

Post-Party @ Button Factory
Irish indie rock band embellished with the sounds of 80s new wave. ‘Kimba’

Shrem @ Love Tempo
Vinyl loving DJ in the new bar on Thomas Street.

Nighthawks @ United Arts Club
A is a mixture of different types of music, stand-up comedy, and spoken word poetry. Features Music from Clara Rose, Sive, comedy from Martin Angolo and Spoken word from Adam Wyeth.

Muireann Bradley @ Whelan’s Upstairs
Sold Out show from Donegal blues singer.

Tessa Rose Jackson @ The Workman’s Cellar
Songwriter, composer and visual artist based in London and Amsterdam formerly known as Someone, Musically she channels heroes Feist, Laura Marling, Nick Drake and Zero 7. ‘Anti-Hero’

Benjamin Francis Leftwich @ The Workman’s Club
English singer-songwriter.

DenDo @ Lucky’s (8:30pm)
DJ bar vibes on Meath Street

Or:la All Night Long @ Tengu (11pm)
Derry Producer and DJ Or:la’s residency

Hot Since 82 @ Index (11pm)
Popular English DJ & Producer.

Vil & CRAVO @ Wigwam (11pm)
Hidden Love X Disintegrated present techno DJs.

DarkTrax @ Pawnshop Basement (11pm)
EBM, Techno and Electro.

Sunday April 14th


Dopamine, Thanks Mom, Urban Hours and Broken Fret @ The Sound House
All Ages Show.

Graham Dolan @ Love Tempo
Galway’s finest in the new bar on Thomas Street.

Horse Lords @ the Workman’s Club
Debut Irish show from American avant-garde rock band.

Omni @ The Workman’s Cellar
Atlanta alt-rock trio with support Search Results. ‘Plastic Pyramid’

Mango @ The Pyg
Sunday DJ set.

Monday April 15th

The Hives

The Hives @ 3Olympia Theatre
Rescheduled! The Death of Randy Fitzsimmons Euro Tour 2024

Garron @ Whelan’s
Yer man off TikTok is also a singer-songwriter.

Farah Elle, Abood Aladham, Clara Tracey, Andi & more @ The Grand Social
Rally for Rafah is a gig to raise money to get the Abuowda Family’s grandparents safely evacuated out of Gaza to Egypt.

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

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