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The Nialler9 Dublin Gig Guide – Easter edition

The Nialler9 Dublin Gig Guide – Easter edition

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Dublin Gig Guide

Highlights: Indie Sleaze Party, Yo La Tengo, Hozier, Barry Can’t Swim, Honeypot, A Celebration of John Prine, Club Loosen, Boots & Kats, Eris Drew, The D8 Soul Club, Attention BéBé.

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


Tuesday April 4th

Ruby Sessions @ Doyle’s (8:30pm)
Weekly Tuesday acoustic night in aid of Simon Community. See link for announced acts.

Macklemore @ 3Arena
What happened to Ryan Lewis? 2 nights – Monday / Tuesday.

Rainbow Kitten Surprise @ The Academy
Alternative rock indie band from North Carolina who sound more traditional than their name. ‘Fever Pitch’


Wednesday April 5th

WHY NOT? Indie Club @ The Grand Social
Drying Weather / City Pets / iona

Razorlight @ 3Olympia Theatre
“I met a girl. She asked me my name. I told her what it was.”

Jazz @ Juno
Guitarist Tommy Halferty. Jazz every Wednesday for €10.

Pizza Jazz @ Lucky’s
Live jazz trio on Meath Street.

Liquid Beat @ Dashi
Electronic Queer party.


Thursday April 6th

Hozier / Emmy Shigeta

Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) @ Rascal’s
30th Anniversary Listening Party

Tongue Bundle & Monsieur Pompier’s Travelling Freakshow @ Fibber Magee’s
Cosmic rock double bill.

Pablo Santo DJ Set @ Lucky’s (8:30pm)
Easter Beer Launch Hopfully Brewing, Dot Brew, Lineman Beer & Trouble Brewing.

Hozier @ The Academy
Live rehearsal shows.

Quilts & Acoustics @ Whelan’s Upstairs
Acoustic night with Arn, Alex Tierney, Taylor Nose, and Ellen Sleator.

Lost In Music @ 3Olympia
Live disco band playing Donna Summer, Gloria Gaynor, Earth, Wind & Fire, Sister Sledge and Chic.

Secret Sessions @ The Sound House
A lineup of secret bands series. This one has artists from a Dublin label with a good spread from their laboratory playing. All in aid of the Musical Youth Foundation.

M Stevens & The Ghasts @ The Workman’s Cellar
Single launch of Go Gracefully, from Dublin indie pop band.

Lil Gnar @ Academy 2
Atlanta rapper. ‘Dip Roll’

Frankie Stew and Harvey Gunn @ Opium Rooms
Brighton-based hip-hop duo ‘Love, Actually’

Korteh Sessions @ Bar Eile
Dublin-based jazz fusion group playing original tunes with a jam session afterwards. Every Thursday.

Live Jazz @ Dashi
Weekly live jazz night in the basement.

Emmy Shigeta @ The Magnet
DJ vibes in the Thomas Street bar.

Jio @ Pawn Shop
The new bar on Dame Street is finally open.

Denim Teeth, SSMUTT @ Whelan’s Upstairs
Goth surf band play their first gig. ‘Red Light Dream’

Melodic: La Fleur & Eve @ Tengu (11pm)
Swedish DJ, producer based in Berlin.

Rathaus Holy Thursday @ The Sound House (11pm)
Sold out rave. Techno / pop.


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Friday April 7th

Indie Sleaze / Eris Drew

Peter Richardson @ The Sound House
Dublin indie folk singer-songwriter.

First Class And Coach @ The Workman’s Cellar
Launch of album Neon Hip from West Cork alt-rock band

Attention BéBé – The Good Friday Party @ The Grand Social
Return of the ’90s music party band.

Hozier @ The Academy
Live rehearsal shows.

Mimi Webb @ 3Olympia
British pop singer-songwriter. Also Saturday.

The D8 Soul Club @ Commercial Rowing Club
United Soul Sounds, a charity event raising money for the Irish Cancer Society. Friends from Bubbles Mod Night – Dublin, Crystal City Soul & Mod Club, Cregagh Soul Patrol, the Last Chance Scooter Club

A Celebration of John Prine @ Vicar Street
Two nights. Lisa Hannigan, Declan O’Rourke, Mick Flannery, Wallis Bird, Scullion, Carsie Blanton, John Smith, Gavin Glass, Seba Safe & John’s song Tommy. Also Saturday.

Shakalak, Vagabond Queen, Fiach Moriarty @ Sin É
Shakalak presents series.

Chewie @ The Workman’s Club
Band FKA Chewing On Tinfoil’s annual Good Friday shindig.

Reevah @ Whelan’s Upstairs
80s-indebted alt-pop.

Dàwna @ Little Whelan’s
Tipperary pop artist. ‘M Y T H O L O G Y ’ feat. Hazey Haze

Power FM 30th Anniversary @ The Magnet
House bar grooves.

Ian Lamont @ The Circular
DJ in The Other Hand Bar in Rialto.

Simple Kid @ Whelan’s
Did you know Simple Kid released an album last year? Cos I didn’t. Support: Les SalAmandas / Naoise Roo

Sally Cinnamon @ Pawn Shop
The new bar on Dame Street is finally open.

Candy Club @ Lucky’s (8:30pm)
DJ vibes on Meath Street.

Moving Still @ All Good Wine Bar
Ravey Irish Arabic bangers.

Brian Fallon @ Hen’s Teeth Hi-Fi Lounge
Dublin-based, Sligo-born Brian Fallon (who also releases his own productions under the Drua moniker)

Readasoul @ The Sugar Club
Joburg based DJ/Producer of Amapiano.

Colin Devine @ Hang Dai Chinese
Dj vibes in the lovely spot on Wexford Street.

Nightcap presents: Eris Drew, Cáit @ Tengu (11pm)
DJ, producer and trans ecstatic from Chicago

Bubbles & Fizzy Waters @ the Pyg (10pm)
Dynamic aquatic duo.

Indie Sleaze Party! @ The Workman’s Cellar (11.30pm)
Nialler9 presents a club night featuring all indie sleaze-era music you loved from the early 2000s. We are talking music from Meet Me In The Bathroom rock and indie stalwarts like The Strokes, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, TV On The Radio, LCD Soundsystem, The Rapture and Interpol; nostalgic indie, nu-rave and electro-clash from Klaxons, CSS, Peaches, The Gossip, Death From Above 1979, New Young Pony Club, Hot Chip, M.I.A, Vampire Weekend, Friendly Fires, Uffie, MGMT, Cut Copy along with bloghouse-era remixes from MSTRKRFT, Justice, A-Trak, Braxe & Falke, SebastiAn and more.

Limitless Dublin @ Bow Lane Social (11pm)
Eliza, Diggers, Lou & Lorcan Rush. Electro, acid and techno.

Rihanna night @ The Church (11pm)
A non-stop Rihanna night.

HRLA presents: XXXX In Stereo B2B Rory Sweeney @ The Racket Space (11pm)
The pair released the jungle breaks of ‘Second Skin’ last week on the label

SafeHaus presents: Aloka, Outl1er, Lychee, arvq & OR30 @ Wigwam (11pm)
Welsh DJ, Producer and Typeless Records Label Head.

Boots & Kats, Kaycee & more @ The Grand Social (11pm)
Alien Social Part 2


Saturday April 8th

Owen Pallett / Honeypot

Orbit x Resound presents: Subb-An @ Hyne’s / Bow Lane Social (2pm – late)
Free Day party / Night party in town. DJs Eric Brown, Kaily, Jake Fitz & more.

Club Loosen Sober Rave @ The Complex (7pm – 10pm)
R.Kitt, Marcus O’Laoire, Minikimono

Owen Pallett , Hidden Cameras @ Whelan’s
Foggy Notions presents the show that pairs violinist and composer Owen Pallett with Canadian Berlin-based folk/rock artist Joel Gibb aka The Hidden Cameras, who will be playing a solo show of his music.

Sleepover Club: Tropicana @ The Workman’s Club
Qwasi, D*MP (DJ Set), Punches Pilot, FRAQ, Niallish, Distant

Mimi Webb @ 3Olympia
British pop singer-songwriter. Also Friday.

A Celebration of John Prine @ Vicar Street
Two nights. Lisa Hannigan, Declan O’Rourke, Mick Flannery, Wallis Bird, Scullion, Carsie Blanton, John Smith, Gavin Glass, Seba Safe & John’s song Tommy. Also Friday.

La Faya 230 @ The Sugar Club
The Irish Mauritian Community event with Master Kool B and Blakkayo // Reggae, Ragga and dancehall music

Fuzzed Up Indie Club @ Thomas House
Sir Marmalade, Adore & The Plastic Ensemble

Late Night Pharmacy, Find-Joy @ Bello Bar
Dublin alt-rock.

GBH, Paranoid Visions, The Nilz @ The Grand Social
British street punk headliner.

Nialler9 @ Fidelity Bar
Playing tunes from my record collection.

James Keating @ Hang Dai Chinese
Vinyl vibes from We Three Kings DJ.

Con Allen B2B Cian Coburn @ Pawn Shop
The new bar on Dame Street is finally open.

Katie O’Neill, Fulacht Fia, Soria Reilly @ Anseo
Little Gem live music series.

Mercorn B2B Gary @ Lucky’s (8:30pm)
DJ vibes on Meath Street.

Soul Jam @ The Magnet
DJ set on Thomas Street

Mission DJs @ Hen’s Teeth Hi-Fi Lounge
Expect a mix of funk, soul, disco and house.

Tone @ All Good Wine Bar
Arvq, Murchadh, Kasia

Colin Perkins & Nicole Spagnol @ The Pyg
DJ vibe in Powerscourt.

HONEYPOT 006: She Has Risen @ Tengu (11pm)
PAULINE b2b Rhyzine. Hhoneypot is for “primarily a night for gay and queer women, we open our doors to everyone, including the wider LGBTQ+ community, curious honeybees, allies and everyone in between.

DNB360° – Amplify[UK] @ The Racket Space (10pm)
Drum & Bass night.

Index Invites #2 @ Here & Now (11pm)
George Feely, Marcus O’Laoire, Ricky Chong, Justyna Koss & more

HOTBOXX @ The Sound House (11pm)
Boiler Room-inspired techno event with DJs playing in a cage.

INGOODFRM, BEDROOMS @ Whelan’s Upstairs (10:30pm)
Whelan’s Midnight Hour show. Guestlist here.

Signs of Space presents: James Shinra & Long Island Sound @ Wigwam (11pm)
UK electro artist James Shinra with support from Signs of Space label heads


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Easter Sunday April 9th

bbno$ / Barry Can’t Swim

Pyg Sundays Easter Day/Night party @ The Pyg (2pm)
DJ Pierr, Dr. Flamer, Giuseppe, Tota Bor, Rubra + more to be announced

Reclaim the Mainframe @ 777 (3pm)
Day party with Space Dimension Controller, Johno, Queen Beatz, Jan Blanco, Sid

bbno$ @ 3Olympia Theatre
Canadian rapper. ‘not a beanie’

Sinéad OK + Cosmic Loaf w/visuals by Renata Pękowska @ Anseo
Little Gem live music series.

Scustin, Alien Chicks @ The Workman’s Cellar
Purveyors of Post-funk.

Yankari Afrobeat Ensemble @ The Sugar Club
Under The Iroko – Vol2 with support from Loud Motie (Irish/Congolese afrobeats band) Djs: Hewen

Bobofunk @ The Magnet
DJ set on Thomas Street

Hozier @ The Academy
Live rehearsal shows.

Moving Still & John Loveless @ Hen’s Teeth Hi-Fi Lounge
Expect a mix of funk, soul, disco and house.

Sonny Fodera @ 3Arena
Australian mainstream house music DJ and producer

Secret After Party @ Pawn Shop
The new bar on Dame Street is finally open.

Barry Can’t Swim, Shee @ Wigwam (11pm)
Scottish London-based jazz-influenced electronic artist & Shee one of Ireland’s most reliable producers on support.

Easter Supper: DJ Python & Big Cheeks @ Tengu (11pm)
‘Prince of deep reggaeton’ / Rwandan-born DJ now based in Dublin

Bukkake @ Opium Rooms (11pm)
Queer party. Paddy Scahill, Sean Ratchford, Mao Monteiro, Stephen Dowling

Special Guest b2b Special Guest @ Here & Now / Index (11pm)
With Mutant DJs, Becky, Lost Dublin & more.

Paul Woolford @ Centre Point (11pm)
Official Sonny Fodera After Party


Monday April 10th

Yo La Tengo @ 3Olympia
New Jersey Indie-rock band fully seated show.

Macklemore @ 3Arena
What happened to Ryan Lewis? 2 nights – Monday / Tuesday.

Rainbow Kitten Surprise @ The Academy
Alternative rock indie band from North Carolina who sound more traditional than their name. ‘Fever Pitch’


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