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The Nialler9 Dublin Gig Guide – July 4th to 10th

The Nialler9 Dublin Gig Guide – July 4th to 10th


Highlights: Lana Del Rey, Otherside Festival, Sylvan Esso, Rochelle Jordan, Wiki, Kelis, Soul Juice Summer Jam, David Kitt, Damien Dempsey, Metronome series, Unison Festival.

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

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Tuesday July 4th

Sylvan Esso

Sylvan Esso @ Vicar Street
Amelia Meath and Nick Sanborn’s sleeky electro pop.

Kelis @ Guinness Storehouse
With support from Mo Cultivation.

Def Leppard & Mötley Crüe @ Marlay Park
’80s Rawk double header.

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

Wednesday July 5th


Wiki @ The Academy 2
New York rapper. ‘One More Chance (feat. Navy Blue)’

Tomike, Eluna, MIA Yermeche, DJ Mxna Lisa @ The Sound House
The Jameson Connects gig series is back.

Trick Mist, Natalia Beylis, Ssmmutt @ NCH, Studio
Homebeat curated night as part of the Metronome series this week of experimental electronic artists.

The Wailers @ Vicar Street
Irish tour for the reggae legends.

Shee @ The Lighthouse, Dun Laoghaire
49th & Main – BOATS Party Afters

Castle Arcade @ Whelan’s
Indie-pop band based in Dublin.

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

Jazz @ Juno
Emily Jane

Liquid Beat @ Dashi
Free in queer electronic night, weekly.

Thursday July 6th


Soul Juice Summer Jam @ The Sugar Club
Soul Juice is a showcase night and social hub for Dublin’s jazz and soul fusion artists started by Qbanaa. Featuring Foinse, Paperclapsound, Oceanna, Melina Malone.

Plus One, ALYXIS, Coolgirl @ NCH, Studio
Gash Collective-curated night as part of the Metronome series this week of experimental electronic artists.

Hardcore Happy Days Fest @ The Grand Social
Tonedeaf, Gag Reflex, Digdeep, Skies Behind, Touch Excellent and Orchid Feeder.

Genma, Anie Valentine, Trinkets @ The Workman’s Club
A Ex Oh Promotions Presents gig.

Bucket, Wifeswap, Troyokay @ Whelan’s
Part of Whelan’s new music Summer Watch series.

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

Corp, Drying Weather, Theo Fitzgibbon @ Whelan’s Upstairs
“Berlin/Dublin based corporation which radically disrupts consumers’ livelihoods through high-risk high-risk post-office-pop”

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Friday July 7th



Otherside Festival @ Rock Farm, Slane
SBTRKT, Lala, George Fitzgerald, Aby Coulibaly, Fatima Yamaha, Bricknasty, LIl Silva and more.

Lana Del Rey @ 3Arena
Lana announced this Dublin gig just over a week ago.

Damien Dempsey @ Iveagh Gardens
Two nights for the Dublin singer-songwriter.

Filmore! & Crew – A Live Audiovisual Experience @ NCH, Studio
Max Zanga’s solo project paired with the talents of visual storyteller Ruairí Mac Uilín Nullain

Shakalak @ Whelan’s
Dublin psychedelic hip-hop group. ‘Hometown’

Too many Zooz @ The Sugar Club (8pm, 11pm)
Brass house trio play early and late show.

Moon Looks On @ Whelan’s Upstairs
Stephen Gormley is an Irish folk singer-songwriter.

G.A.F: Ahmed, With Love, TroyOkay and Reverie @ The Workman’s Club
New music night in aid of Focus Ireland.

David Kitt @ The Lighthouse, Dun Laoghaire
Singer-Songwriter whose recent album Idiot Check is recommended by N9.

Cam Roberts & Syl Black @ The Pyg (10pm)
Double DJ header.

MAREAH presents: Alex O’Rion @ Tengu (11pm)
Dutch electronic producer.

Wigwam angels <3 @ Wigwam (11pm)
Lychee, Reflekta, Frank B & special guest.

Telebox, Unstuck @ Whelans (11:30pm)
Midnight Hour. Galway band released What Is The Point? EP last week.

Wait and Bleed – Nu Metal Night @ The Workman’s Club (11:30pm)
A night of Nu Metal anthems

Saturday July 8th

Rochelle Jordan.


Otherside Festival @ Rock Farm, Slane
CMAT, Cosha, Sunil Sharpe, Somebody’s Child, Kolsch, Sarah Crean, 49th & Main and more.

Unison Festival @ Bremore Castle, Balbriggan (Noon to 6pm)
Soulé, Toshín, Yankari, Discovery Gospel Choir and more for Fingal’s free summer music festival.

3M – Music Machines Masters @ The Wiley Fox (4pm – 2:30pm)
Techno and electronic meetup and afterparty. Free in.

Rochelle Jordan @ The Workman’s Club
LA-based electronic vocal artist with pop, house, soul and garage influences. ‘Got Em’

Seánie Bermingham @ The Workman’s Cellar
South Tipperary folk singer-songwriter plays full band with harmonium, banjo, bouzouki, double bass, glockenspiel, keyboard. ‘Call The Coroner’

Don’t Tell Mum, Pauric O’ Meara, Banyah @ Bello Bar
Crossed Divisions presents new music night.

Crispy Jason, Sleep Underwriter, OR30 @ Dashi
Live electro analogue machines night. Free in.

See Also

Damien Dempsey @ Iveagh Gardens
Two nights for the Dublin singer-songwriter.

Murder Hole Beach @ Whelan’s Upstairs
Dublin rock band. ‘Fargo Wells’

Backstory Summer Dance #2 @ Commercial Rowing Club (11pm)
Donal Dineen B2B with Alice U

Bitten Twice and Grid Collective present: Goon Town @ The Sound House (11pm)
Rory Sweeney b2b Baliboc, E The Artist b2b mooncup, Vers b2b Lou (Grid), Cathy FLynn b2b DJ Juli (Julia Louise KnifeFist)

R3D’s House Summer Jam @ The Sound House (11pm)
Hip-hop rooted summer party.

Moving Still B3B Will Dempsey B3B Pablo Santos @ Hang Dai Chinese (11pm)
B3B bbz.

PROJECTXXXBPM @ Wigwam (11pm)
ARVQ, Roo Honeychild, Pixieteeth

Rustal, makadam, Bill Mango, Stef Hoffmann @ Pawn Shop (11pm)
Two floors, free in electronic DJs.

Afro Brazilian Dance Party @ Tengu (11pm)
Amapiano, Afrobeats, Latin House, Minimal House.

Swiftogeddon @ The Grand Social (11pm)
The Taylor Swift Club Night

Pushee & Barista Boy @ The Pyg (10pm)
Double DJ buzz.

Slither Cellar Takeover @ The Workman’s Cellar (11:30pm)
Techno and ghetto-tech night.

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Sunday July 9th

Confidence Man


Otherside Festival @ Rock Farm, Slane
Confidence Man, Bombay Bicycle Club, Maverick Sabre, Pretty Girl, Maya Jane Coles, Skream, Naked Lungs and more.

Unison Festival @ Millennium Park, Blanchardstown (Noon to 6pm)
PrYmary Colours, Toshín, Yankari, Discovery Gospel Choir and more for Fingal’s free summer music festival.

Pretty Ugly, Ultraviolet & Crusis @ The Sound House
Over 14s show

Kaleo @ Iveagh Gardens
Icelandic blues rock band. ‘Backbone’

Finn Johansson (NZ) & The Belvedere Torso @ Anseo
Little Gem Records experimental music night.

Leo O’Kelly @ Little Whelan’s
Singer songwriter and founder member of the legendary Tir na nOg

Tracy Bruen @ The Workman’s Cellar
Galway singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and vocalist.

Monday July 10th

Christy Moore @ Vicar Street
Legendary Kildare songwriter.

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