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The Nialler9 Dublin Gig Guide (July 18th to 24th)

The Nialler9 Dublin Gig Guide (July 18th to 24th)


Highlights:Two Door Cinema Club, Lumo Club, Colleen ‘Cosmo’ Murphy, Negro Impacto & Friends, Dublin Modular, London Astrobeat Orchestra, Rufus Wainwright, Thurston Moore, Bell X1, PU$$YRAP, Girlpuppy.

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

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Tuesday July 18th


Girlpuppy @ The Workman’s Cellar
Atlanta indie-rock artist, ‘Swallow’

Ladies First @ The Grand Social
6 female-fronted artists play live: Emma Williams, Flubah, Sweené, K+L, Saibhin, Boringbrxwneyes.

Lulu’s Jazz Club @ Whelan’s
A night of new improvised music. Almonte/Whyte/McCarthy

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

Wednesday July 19th


Fortune, Danzi, Kid Kuba And DJ OJ @ The Sound House
The Jameson Connects gig series.

BERRI @ Arthur’s
Irish Women in Jazz Podcast Presents

Thursday July 20th


Two Door Cinema Club @ Iveagh Gardens
NI indie pop band with support Lucy McWilliams. ‘Wonderful Life’

The Sleaze, Denim Teeth @ The Grand Social
Irish indie band double header.

The BackRoom Dispatch @ The Cobblestone
Three songwriters – Clara Rose, Keith Burke, Cathy McEvoy, backed by the Back Room Dispatch house band. Special guest: jazz singer Eithne Cunningham

Life on Venus @ Lost Lane
Female-based lineup with Lavery, Tara Devi, Mia Yermeche and Eluna

Sorcha Richardson, Shiv @ Camden Recording Studios
Free in Dingle Unplugged gig presented by Loah, a singer-songwriter and composer known for her unique blend of African and Irish musical influences.

Leila Jane @ The Workman’s Club
Soul singer-songwriter.

Quilts & Acoustics Vol 4 @ Little Whelan’s
Eoghan Daly, Nessa McHugh, Harry Fennell and Trophy Wife.

Carron @ Whelan’s Upstairs
Folk pop sisters Méabh and Mella Carron formed this now trio. ‘Right Time’

Adore, DryEyes, The Lovely Good @ Whelan’s
Part of the free-in Summer Watch series.

Live Jazz @ Dashi
Weekly live jazz night in the basement with band leader Dylan Lynch of Soda Blonde/Moondiver and friends.

Dance to the Underground @ Fibber’s (9pm)
Punk drag, glam, goth, dark wave and more.

Hidden Love @ Dashi (11pm)
Spedned b2b DJ Optik All Night Long

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Friday July 21st



Forest Fest @ Emo
James, Peter Hook & the Light, Ash, Proclaimers, Nik Kershaw and more.

Thrust Collective’s Lughnasa day party @ Phase Space Studio, Rathgar (4pm to 10pm)
BYOB event with visual art exhibitions, performances and sets from púca púca, mooncup and Florbit. “Pagan festival party”

Euroworld @ The Racket Space
An Irish-based experimental electronic hip hop label, radio show and event series ran by svhymns and yeire13.

Bell X1 @ Iveagh Gardens
with special guests Talos. ‘Haint Blue’

Time Tunnel Presents Gleesonfest @ The Sound House
Celebrating the life of Luke Gleeson with a live gig.

Summer of Soul: Toisin, Tadhg and more @ The Workman’s Club
A politically conscious gig by the Harlem Music Festival of 1969, to fight against Racism, Queerphobia and Fascism.

Autre Monde @ Whelan’s Upstairs
Dublin alternative band. ‘Sensitive Assignment, Parts 1​-​4’. Support Hamer Place, Shocking Grapes.

Mik Pyro @ Whelan’s
Launch of new solo album. ‘Nothing More To Do With The Man’ featuring MayKay

Sonntag @ Hang Dai Chinese (11pm)
DJs in the best Chinese restaurant in Dublin.

Sweatbox Birthday @ Here & Now (11pm)
9 years celebration with poppers and cake for the old school gay house club.

Solace Space presents Rey Colino @ Tengu (11pm)
Belgian DJ, owner of the Kalahari Oyster Cult label. Plus Fhionn and Cashper

Jody Simms (US), SHADEDBYNATURE (UK), DJ Shaz (IRE), Big Cheeks (IRE) and BBYAMAZON (UK).

Marcus O’Laoire & January Winters @ The Pyg (10pm)
House music expected.

The Girl’s Room: Hot Girl Summer @ The Workman’s Club (11:30pm)
The Girl’s Room is a club event for women and non-binary folks inspired by the experience of the girl’s bathroom on a night out.

Saturday July 22nd

Lumo Club


Forest Fest @ Emo
Sister Sledge, BellX1, Alabama 3, Pillow Queens 49th & Main, The Riptide Movement, Sharon Shannon, Kila, The Frank and Walters.

Negro Impacto & Friends @ Hen’s Teeth (2pm)
Day party with Papa Romeo, Shiv (DJ Set), Bella Festa, Handsome Paddy, Bobofunk and more.

Dublin Modular @ The Complex (3pm – 8pm) / (8pm – 1am)
Delay and Attack Day/Night Parties are two separate events.

Choki Biki 3rd birthday @ Hyne’s Bar, Stoneybatter (2pm – 10pm)
Australian UKG and breaks DJ/Producer IsGwan headlines along with NATMAC, Sharpson, Neil & I, HRLA’s CLUR, and Choki Biki Residents MICK, Frame Shift and 2step.png.

London Astrobeat Orchestra @ The Grand Social
Performing the music of Talking Heads.

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Imelda May @ Iveagh Gardens
Irish singer-songwriter and soulful vocalist.

Eyesore & The Jinx @ Whelan’s Upstairs
Liverpool fidgety indie trio. ‘Jitterbug’

Rufus Wainwright: Folkocracy @ NCH
Wainwright revisiting his roots, of childhood summers spent at folk festivals and watching his famous family on stage.

Seba Safe @ Whelan’s
Irish singer-songwriter. ‘Rainy’

Search Results & Thee U.F.O @ The Workmans Cellar
Irish alt-rock bands are on an Irish tour together, also playing Belfast Friday .

Joe Maxi, Blue Slat, Petrichor, Tonedeaf @ Bello Bar
Four Irish rock bands on the bill.

Schmoney Moves @ The Workman’s Club
Wet T-shirt Competition’s night features a rap cypher and live performances with Kayleigh Noble, Skull The Pierre, Flexx Carter & more.

Damaged Goods @ Thomas House (9pm)
DJ playing Post-punk, new wave, alternative music from across the decades

Club Comfort: Costa Del Comfort @ Commercial Rowing Club Inchicore (10pm)
Selky, Drua, Roo Honeychild, Roibi

Firehouse Skank @ The Racket Space (10:30pm)
Reggae and dub soundsystem night.

Lumo Club with guest Laine @ Tengu (11pm)
laine is a Dublin-based DJ whose sets encompass deep house, disco house, garage, trance and electronica. Lumo Club play disco, edits, electronic, pop, ’80s, Italo, ’80s jams, 90s/2000s dance, curveballs and classics. Laine Mix.

Colleen ‘Cosmo’ Murphy @ Hang Dai Chinese (11pm)
Mothership Connection & Hang Dai presents the UK-based legendary DJ.

MOSHPITT @ The Sound House (11pm)
Drum & Bass Boiler Room-style rave with the DJ in a cage.

ELMNTS x Orbit @ Bad Bob’s (11pm)
dublime b2b Cobes, Collie, Dolan b2b Camela b2b Ryan Healy

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Sunday July 23rd



Forest Fest @ Emo
Suede, Gabrielle, Paul Brady, Suzanne Vega, Dream Wife, Duke Special, Something Happens and more.

Reclaim the Mainframe @ Afuera @ 77 (3pm)
Day party with Phil Long, Cignol, Leverrier, JCIE

Little Gem @ Anseo
Little Gem Records experimental music night.

Monday July 24th

Thurston Moore Group @ Whelan’s
Sonic Youth frontman’s other band with mbv’s Deb Googe, Steve Shelley, Jon Leidecker and James Sedwards.

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