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The Nialler9 Dublin Gig Guide // August 13th – 19th

The Nialler9 Dublin Gig Guide // August 13th – 19th


The 7-day gig guide to Dublin music and events this week.

Highlights:  Simonetti Horror Project, Swans, Jack Of Diamonds festival, Lord Huron, Andrés, Slane and elsewhere No Way Back in Galway and  Nialler9/Feel Good Lost in West Cork.

If you’re looking for tickets to sold out gigs try #ticketfairy on Twitter.

Ticket freebies this week:

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Tuesday August 13th

  • The Plateau Sessions @ The Workman’s Upstairs Bar (Free)
    [Open mic] Ultan Conlon, Shanokee and Cronin

Wednesday August 14th

Thursday August 15th

  • Booka Brass @ Whelan’s (Free, 7pm)
    [Brass] Dublin-based New Orleans brass band play free in the window of the pub.
  • u:mack presents Swans  @ Button Factory (€24.50, WIN TICKETS)
    [Rock] Plus special guest Josephine Foster accompanied by Gyda Valtysdottir.
  • Happy Mondays @ Live At Leopardstown (€15, 8:45pm)
    [Baggy] A heavy dose of Madchester nosatalgia at a racecourse.
  • Zebra: Go Swim, The Notas, Thieves @ Whelan’s (Free entry on FB)
    [Indie] Three Irish bands for free.
  • Happy Mondays DJ set @ The Academy (€12.50, 11pm)
    [Indie] Bez DJing some Hacienda / Manchester classics.

Friday August 16th


Saturday August 17th

Festivals / Specials
  • Jack Of Diamonds Rhythm & Roots festival @  various venues  (Free)
    60 acts in 10 venues over three days including The Hot Sprockets, Gavin Glass, The Urges, I Draw Slow, Prison Love The Eskies.
  • Into The West: I Am The Cosmos, Toby Kaar, Daithí, Floating Joints, Stevie G @  Connollys, Leap, West Cork  (€13.50, BYOB, 8pm -late)
    Nialler9 & Feel Good Lost present a special gig in the heart of West Cork .
  • No Way Back  @ Undisclosed location, Galway  (Free)
    A special party by Drop Everything and Atelier 1991 in a NAMA-fied block outside Galway with Frank B, White Collar Boy, Bande Apartment, Sally Cinnamon, Ghostboy & more
  • Eminem @ Slane Castle  (€79.50)
    Yep. Plus Plan B, Earlwolf: Tyler and Earl Sweatshirt, Yelawolf, Slaughterhouse and  Chance The Rapper.

Sunday August 18th


Monday August 19th

  • Regina Spektor @ Olympia Theatre (SOLD OUT)
    [Indie] Spektor does the theme tune for Orange Is The New Black. First Irish gig in 6 years. 
  • Randy Newman @ Vicar Street (€65)
    [Pop] Famous singer-songwriter and composer returns

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