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The best gigs in Dublin this week: June 4th – 10th

The best gigs in Dublin this week: June 4th – 10th


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: Lankum and In The Meadows, Smashing Pumpkins & Weezer, Chic, Music & Mental Health Festival, Metronome 60BPM, ddr. Dabke, The Depot Sessions, Ethel Cain, James Vincent McMorrow, Wolf Eyes, BIMM End Of Year party, Maria Kelly.

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

Tuesday June 4th

James Vincent McMorrow @ Whelan’s Upstairs
Three intimate nights from the Irish singer-songwriter.

BIMM Dublin present: NOFOMO @ The Grand Social
Lara Fitzsimons, Teeejuh, Vendela Bräsk, David Eamon, Zé, Nobodies, Spritz, Empty Internet.

Fastriser, Bualadh, ScareDaCat, Kate Dineen @ The Sound House
Sound House Rising.

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 June 5th

James Vincent McMorrow announces new album Wide Open, Horses
James Vincent McMorrow.

Kris Baha x Promiseland @ The Workman’s Cellar
EBM and punk live music.

James Vincent McMorrow @ Whelan’s Upstairs
Three intimate nights from the Irish singer-songwriter.

Thursday June 6th

Maria Kelly. by Ciarán MacChoncarraige

BIMM Live End of Year showcase @ Button Factory
Feat. Martina And The Moons, Elaphi, Dollface, Callum Wall, Skull The Pierre, Foinse, Emma Williams and more. Lumo DJs after from 11pm.

Maria Kelly @ Bello Bar
A Night of New Things from the Mayo singer-songwriter. ‘Drive’.

Wolf Eyes @ The Grand Social
Detroit experimental band + Gnod & MC Sissi

James Vincent McMorrow @ Whelan’s Upstairs
Three intimate nights from the Irish singer-songwriter.

A Safe Space for the Girls: @ Hen’s Teeth
An evening of empowering music & spoken word by Toshín in support of DRCC’s We-Consent Campaign

Saibhin @ Whelan’s Upstairs
Mexican-Irish singer-songwriter.

Roo HoneyChild @ Love Tempo
DJ set in the new spot on Thomas Street.

AONAIR @ Lucky’s
There will be a live performance of the new single, a screening of the new music video, special guest DJ sets, exclusive plays of remixes of Conditional Heart and MORE.

The Depot Sessions @ The Complex (9pm)
Sexy Tadhg, Winemom, Fizzy Orange.

Hidden Love presents @ Pawn Shop (11pm)
Derv B2B EMMIE All Night Long

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Friday June 7th

Ethel Cain.

Ethel Cain @ 3Olympia Theatre
American singer-songwriter. ‘American Teenager’

Mike Watt & Il Sogno del Marinaio @ The Grand Social
Il Sogno del Marinaio is an experimental music trio founded by the American musician ex of Minutemen.

Virgins, Wynona Bleach, Affection to Rent @ The Workman’s Club
Old Crows Promotions presents a night of shoegaze and punk.

Whozyerman @ Whelan’s Upstairs
Solo project from Paul Savage ex of O Emperor.

Mik Pyro @ Whelan’s
Republic of Loose frontman plays his solo material with band.

M Stevens & The Ghasts @ Little Whelan’s
Irish indie-rock. ‘I Look For Sad Songs’

Plantain Papi @ The Academy Green Room
Irish producer and songwriter recently released Still Healing album featuring Jafaris, F3miii, Ama Millieir, B4bzy and Bhumble.

Claire Beck @ Love Tempo
DJ set in the new spot on Thomas Street.

Nialler9 @ Fidelity Studio
DJ set in the new bar and food space in Smithfield.

Moot Tapes @ Lucky’s
Dj set from the Kilkenny label.

The Depot Sessions @ The Complex (9pm)
Really Good Time, Squarehead, Cruel Sister.

ddr. Dabke @ Boh’s Bar (10pm)
With DJ sets from: Moving Still, Nora Moon, DJ Karmawi Poetry, spoken word and beatboxing from Amir Abualrob, Myrna al Tajuri, Abood Aladham, and speakers from Dublin 4 Gaza and Action for Palestine Ireland

Mother presents: A night for Gaza @ Lost Lane (10pm)
Billy Bunzari, Ghostboy, Glamo, Kelly-Anne Byrne, Elaine Mai & May Kay

Supper: Ben UFO @ Tengu (11pm)
Four hour set from a revered DJ and producer.

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Saturday June 8th


In the Meadows: Lankum, Mogwai, Black Country New Road, John Francis Flynn, Rachael Lavelle and more @ IMMA Kilmainham (3pm)
Folk and alternative one-day festival. All you need to know.

See Also

Slither X Research: The One In The Woods @ Rock Farm, Slane (1pm)
10 hour forest party with Fjaak, Yasmin Gardezi, Franck & more.

Holly Munro @ The Workman’s Club
Irish singer-songwriter. ‘Give Yourself Love’

Tonedeaf, Dumb Posh Hippies, Bonzai @ The Workman’s Club
Irish alternative and rock music.

Patrick Stefan, Aoife Wolf @ Whelan’s Upstairs
Irish-Dutch songwriter with Belfast-based Offaly psych-folk

Metronome 60BPM @ NCH
NCH and Sofft Productions present a specially curated evening of sensory pleasure. 360 degree performance. Music, poetry and spoken word. Performances by David Stalling, Ruth McGinley, Stevie Appleby, Arrivalists, Chiamaka Enyi-Amadi and more.

Shremm @ Love Tempo
DJ vinyl set in the new spot on Thomas Street.

Dystopia @ The Grand Social (10pm)
Dystopia is a night of Goth, Alternative, Electronic Body Music (EBM), Synthpop, Futurepop, Darkwave, Minimal Wave, Dark Techno music. Featuring DJs sets from: DJ Bacana (Dusk, 101 Depeche Mode party), K-MAC (Reflex, Dusk, 101) , Vampir (Gothic Picnic Dublin) and DJ Klinik Conspiracy.

Todd Edwards @ The Bernard Shaw (11pm)
A purveyor of house music, speed garage and a prolific collaborator with Daft Punk and remixer of Fatboy Slim, Phoenix, Beyoncé, TLC, Hot Chip and many more.

The Olympic Village Ball @ Tengu (11pm)
Join Haus of Schiaparelli to experience a unique take on Ballroom led by a queer Black and Brown Irish community. The Olympic Village is a Kiki Ball for unleashing your inner divinity or athletic vigour to gain the worship of everyone watching. DJ Big Cheeks.

MAREAH @ Opium Rooms (11pm)
Deep, organic and progressive house night.

Foxgluv @ Wigwam (11pm)
Bianca Oblivion, Hannah Hession B2B Lolz

Sunday June 9th

Tom Jones and Nile Rodgers & Chic @ St. Anne’s Park
And special guest: Billy Ocean.

Music & Mental Health Festival @ The Workman’s Club / Cellar
Modernlove., Emileo, Elaphi, Anna Leah, Amniotics & more. The festival aims to raise awareness on the impact live music/touring has on the mental health of artists, industry professionals and fans, emphasizing the importance of mental health of artists in the music industry. Featuring a talk with Maria Kelly, Alicia Raye and Keelan O’Reilly (Post-Party), Tour Manager Aileen Brophy, Live Music Expert Julie Cooper, Music Therapist Lyndsey Connolly and more.

Tadhg Williams @ The Cobblestone
Dublin singer-songwriter. ‘The Summer Song’

L.Ivory @ Love Tempo
DJ set from NSFW founder in the new spot on Thomas Street.

Monday June 10th

Smashing Pumpkins.

The Smashing Pumpkins and Weezer @ 3Arena
American rock double headliner.

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

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