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The best gigs in Dublin this week (February 27th to March 4th)

The best gigs in Dublin this week (February 27th to March 4th)

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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: NewDad, OXN, Imagining Ireland with Sorcha Richardson, Ye Vagabonds & more, The Pharcyde, Laurie Anderson Listening Party, Sherelle, FJAAK, Or:la, Digitalism, Maribou State, MIKE, Folk Awards, Prospa, Lime Garden, Thee U.F.O, All Tvvins, Caoillian Sherlock.


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


Tuesday February 27th

MIKE – Nialler9 Gig Guide.

MIKE @ The Sound House
Sold out show from the American rapper and Alchemist, WIKI, Earl Sweatshirt, Liv.e collaborator.

RTE Folk Awards @ Vicar Street
Performances from this year’s nominees, alongside some of Ireland’s leading folk and traditional artists, including Eoghan Ó Ceannabháin, Niamh Bury, Johnny McEvoy and Rhiannon Giddens

Lucinda Williams @ 3Olympia Theatre
American singer-songwriter and solo guitarist.

Conor Walsh: Selected Piano Works @ IFI (6:30pm)
DIFF event. A 67 minute film directed by Keith Walsh and celebrates the music of Conor, and the work he left behind when he died of a heart attack at the age of 36.

The Ruby Sessions @ Doyle’s (8:30pm)
Acoustic music club held weekly every Tuesday for the past 24 years. Three original acts play a stripped back set in front of a completely silent candlelit room each week.


Wednesday February 28th

Nialler9 and Andrea Cleary’s Listening Party – Nialler9 Gig Guide.

Give Us The Night public meeting @ The Sugar Club (6:30pm)
Where Is The Night? is a nationwide tour of public talks, discussing the ongoing delay of new licensing laws and the current state of Irish nightlife.

Laurie Anderson – Big Science (1982) [Listening Party] @ The Big Romance (7:30pm)
Join Nialler9 and Andrea Cleary for a monthly series of listening parties.

Hooked Up Cypher Vol.1 @ Crowbar, Button Factory
A night of live rap cyphers over instrumentals from some of the countries top producers. Featuring Curtisy, Tosan, Graham, Objectsnwo and more.

Talk Show, Nerves @ the Workman’s Cellar
South London four piece indie, dance band. ‘Gold’

Fox in Rain, Zé, Retrograde @ Bello Bar
New Irish band.

NewDad @ Button Factory
Galway indie-rock band who released the impressive album Madra in January. Two nights.

OMD @ 3Olympia Theatre
80s pop band Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark.

I Dreamed I Dream, the next new low @ NCH Studio
Cork alt-rock band I Dreamed I Dream impressed on debut EP Why Say a Lot?


Thursday February 29th

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ØXN @ Vicar Street
Radie Peat, Katie Kim, John ‘Spud’ Murphy and Eleanor Myler’s alt-trad supergroup. Sold out.

NewDad @ Button Factory
Galway indie-rock band who released the impressive album Madra in January. Two nights.

Caoillian Sherlock @ The Cobblestone
Cork singer-songwriter with support Someone.

Dash!, Peer Pleasure, Vulture Fun @ Fibber Magees
Wexford garage punk band Peer Pleasure featured here today.

Annie & The Witness, My Love Is A Well @ Bello Bar
Ttrio that mixes the direct message of spoken word with the drive of post-punk music and melodic slowcore influence.

Lady Bird Lad @ Whelan’s Upstairs
Solo project of Harry Hudson-Taylor. ‘More Than Enough’

Club Puzzy & AE86 presents: PW86 @ The Grand Social (11pm)
Puzzy Wrangler, Max Rebo, Louis Selecta

Lips2Ears presents: Window Kid @ Yamamori Tengu (11pm)
Window Kid, Emby, Becky, Rory Sweeney, JWY.


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Friday March 1st

FJAAK

All Tvvins @ Whelan’s
Rare show for the Dublin alt-rock duo. Sold out.

Ronan Group, Hamer Place, Djackulate & Asa Nisi Masa @ The Sound House
Album Launch show for I Don’t Want To Go Anywhere album. Folk/indie.

find-joy, Filmore!, Orla Monelle @ The Workman’s Club
Alt-pop, Max Zanga’s nu-metal, pop-punk guitars, hyperpop and rap project and Belgian born pop/r&b artist.

Geo Postal Service @ Sin É
Post-rock duo.

Luke Clerkin @ The Workman’s Cellar
Album Fundraiser for Dublin singer-songwriter.

Mary & the Pigeons @ Fumbally Stables
Album Launch from the band lead by Mary Barnecutt.

Garth Marenghi @ 3Olympia Theatre
Garth Marenghi is the pseudonym of writer and director Matthew Holness, who is best known for his role as the fictional horror author in the cult Channel 4 comedy series Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace. 

Boyfrens @ Lucky’s
DJ bar vibes on Meath Street

Tribute to the ‘Amen Break’ @ Hen’s Teeth (8:30pm)
Space Mango presents a unique collaboration which will re-evaluate the phenomenon of Amen break, a short drum solo sample from The Winstons’ song ‘Amen Brother’ that achieved global presence and helped shape modern electronic music as we know it.

HotHouse Label @ Bow Lane (10pm)
House music with Kirstin Keegan, Dave Kerr, Dan Tiago

Chaz Moloney (Live), PageOne, FUAM @ The Racket Space (11pm)
Limerick techno artist.

FJAAK @ Index (11pm)
The smoking techno duo are doing 6 gigs in Ireland in 6 days.

Marion Hawkes b2b Ricky Chong & Loose Connections @ Tengu (11pm)
A night of night of house, disco, rare-groove, italo and more.

CHURCH of Beyoncé @ The Well (11pm)
Every Bey Banger from The Dangerously in Love era right up to Renaissance (with a little bit of Destiny’s Child in between).


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Saturday March 2nd

Lime Garden. Photo: Percy-Walker-Smith.

Music Machines Masters @ The Sound House (4pm to late)
House and techno, electronic community showcases.

Thee U.F.O, Mickey Chaos @ The Workman’s Cellar
Album Launch of Dublin garage band’s Beaming A Moments Reflection.

Delush @ Crowbar
Dublin indie rock band launch their Rio single.

Genn, Last Apollo @ Whelan’s Upstairs
Anglo-Maltese post-punk, art-rock and psych-punk four-piece.

Lime Garden, Skinner @ The Workman’s Club
Brighton indie-rock band. ‘Pop Star‘ is a catchy standout from the One More Thing album.

Mick Jenkins @ Button Factory
Chicago rapper. ‘Smoke Break-Dance’

Niamh Regan @ Unitarian Church
Galway singer-songwriter. Niamh Regan announces second album and new song ‘Madonna’

Mango @ Hen’s Teeth
Dublin DJ playing in Blackpitts.

Cathy Flynn @ Lucky’s
DJ bar vibes on Meath Street

Odeum presents: Mechatok @ The Racket Space (11pm)
Drain Gang artist and the Berlin-based producer with support from DJ Kuroneko, Harmful Logic, E The Artist, And Fionn Stormtrooper

Maribou State (DJ) @ Centre Point (11pm)
Sold out show from the UK organic electronic duo.

Digitalism DJ set @ The Grand Social (11pm)
The German dance duo Digitalism are the latest to contribute to our guestlist series.

Prospa @ Index (11pm)
English electronic music duo consisting of Leeds-born Harvey Blumler and Gosha Smith. ‘Will You Be Mine’

SHERELLE, Ambit, Puzzy Wrangler @ Wigwam (11pm)
High tempo jungle, drum ‘n’ bass, footwork and juke rave.

Or:la’s Residency with Pariah @ Tengu (11pm)
Third show in the Derry producer’s monthly residency.

Paul Woolford @ The Pyg (11pm)
Special Request DJ.


Sunday March 3rd

Sorcha Richardson.

The Pharcyde @ The Sugar Club
Classic ’90s California rap group. ‘Drop’

Imagining Ireland @ NCH
Ye Vagabonds, Sorcha Richardson, Aby Coulibaly, Susan O’Neill, MOIO, Rachael Lavelle SOAK

Trophy Wife @ The Workman’s Cellar
Dubliner Ruby Smyth is a singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer of an eclectic nature. ‘Partygirl’

Dylan Harcourt @ Whelan’s Upstairs
Irish singer-songwriter.

Irish Women In Jazz @ The Workman’s Vintage Room
Mayflyes are a newly-formed jazz vocal trio from Ireland.


Monday March 4th

Song Cycle @ Little Whelan’s (9pm)
Whelan’s singer songwriter night ‘Song Cycle’ offers a platform for acts to experiment, sing and share in the friendly informal setting of Little Whelan’s.

Neon Waltz @ The Workman’s Cellar
Scottish indie band.

BIMM x IMRO Open Mic @ Crowbar
Open Mic. Performers will cover songs written by women, or, if women themselves, play their originals.

Joel Gion @ The Grand Social
The tambourine-playing frontman of The Brian Jonestown Massacre in conversation with Eamon Sweeney.



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