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The Nialler9 Dublin Gig Guide (May 2nd – 8th)

The Nialler9 Dublin Gig Guide (May 2nd – 8th)

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Highlights: The Road To The Great Escape, Ichiko Aoba, Duran Duran, Tom Aspaul, Quasi, Bruce Springsteen, The Raveonettes, Courtesy, Moving Still, Gash Trax, Madvillainy, Benefits, Ailbhe Reddy, Melts, Black Country New Road, Boris, Neosupervital, Jeffrey Lewis, Ahmed, With Love, Fluid Club, Woozy.

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


Tuesday May 2nd

Jeffrey Lewis & The Voltage

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

Weedeater @ The Grand Social 
American stoner metal band + Mars Red Sky, Telekinetic Yet, Elder Druid

Piglet @ The Workman’s Cellar
Belfast-born South London-based songwriter and producer, ‘It Ain’t Fair’

Jeffrey Lewis & The Voltage @ The Workman’s Club
American indie folk rock songwriter and cartoonist.


Wednesday May 3rd

Boris

Samadharshana @ Lecture Theatre, Chester Beatty Library (6pm)
Tabla virtuoso Debojyoti Sanyal from Kolkata, Irish legendary bodhrán player Tommy Hayes and Australian-born sarode artist Matthew James Noone. This unusual trio explore the spaces between and beyond Irish traditional and Indian classical music through new compositions, improvisation and trance-like grooves.

Up Da Bratz @ The Grand Social
Saoirse Miller, Stina, Jemma Skye, Allie and Aoife Bridget.

Dubh Lee @ The Workman’s Club Vintage Room
The launch of Dubh Lee’s debut EP Animals and Friends with special guest Hubert Murray.

Novo Amor @ Vicar Street
Cinematic Welsh composer, songwriter and vocalist. ‘Opaline’

Boris @ Button Factory
Japanese heavy rockers

JoexxVincy @ Dashi
Council Baby EP listening party and screening. ‘Dubflint’

Jazz @ Juno
Rory Fleming Trio. Jazz every Wednesday for €10.

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


Thursday May 4th

Tau and the Drones of Praise
Neosupervital

Last Apollo @ The Grand Social
Headline show from Dublin artist Lucy Rice. Support Evie.

eeffaa @ The Cobblestone
Singer/Songwriter Aoife Mulligan performing an intimate gig, accompanied by her brother Tomás Mulligan (multi-instrumentalist).

Neosupervital @ Little Whelan’s
Irish electro-pop musician. ‘Back To What’.

Diana Jones @ The Workman’s Cellar
American country singer-songwriter. ‘We Believe You’

The Deadlians & Friends @ Fibber Magee’s
Regular night hosted by the band with guests.

Remembering Noel Bridgeman @ 3Olympia Theatre
The Waterboys are bringing their 1989 line-up, that Noel played with, Mary Black will perform with her band & many more.

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

The Midnight Disco’s Season Closing Party @ The Grand Social (11pm)
EMA, Speedy P, Eloise, Small Crab, Amity

Echo @ The Sound House (11pm)
AfroHouse & Amapiano Night with DJ Mona-Lxsa and DJ Pushee.


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Friday May 5th

Ye Vagabonds @ Maynooth University
As part of Arts and Minds Festival from May 4th – 6th.

Black Country, New Road @ 3Olympia Theatre
English art-rock band. Sold out.

Homebeat Presents : Sky Atlas x Uly @ Bello Bar
Dublin cinematic indie four-piece. ‘Hollow Embrace’

Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band @ RDS Arena
3 shows from The Boss in his home in Dublin.

Ailbhe Reddy @ Whelan’s
Two nights of the Irish indie songwriter celebrating the release of Endless Affair.

David omfg @ Whelan’s Upstairs
New Irish indie-pop artist. ‘Note To Myself’. Support Greg Tisdall.

Sleepover Club @ The Workman’s Cellar
Electronic acts, hip hop and soul with Plus One, F3miii, Sloucho, Filmore!, Boyfrens,CARSTEN2X, Es

Irish RapFest @ The Sound House
AC-130, Mucko, Slick Bullet, 86 JKR, Coji.

Shakalak @ Sin É
A night of music and Spoken Word Live. With special guests.

Melts @ The Workman’s Club
Dublin alt synth-rock band + guests Tropics of Scorpio

Wastefellow @ Museum of Literature Ireland (Moli)
DJ set from Diolmhain Ingram Roche as part of the late night First Fridays.

Alexandra Streliski @ The Sugar Club
Canadian neo-classical composer and pianist

Ludovico Einaudi @ 3Arena
The most-streamed classical artist of all time apparently.

Ronan O’Snodaigh (Kila), & Myles O’Reilly @ The Well
Support Blánid.

Open Ear @ Pawn Shop (11pm)
2 floors of music with Austin-based techno DJ Bill Converse, Material Zero (live)+ + Irish DJs Pablo Santos +++, Epoch Djs, Le Mort Parsel, Little O b2b Pablo Santos, Lychee

Moving Still All Night Long @ Tengu (11pm)
Arabic / Irish producer of note steps up. Check out his Boiler Room.

Citizen’s Arrest Presents: Two Faces @ Wigwam (11pm)
with Pagan, Rory Sweeney, Emby and UserRL

The BASS:EMENT @ Racket Space (11pm)
Boiler Room Edition. Dublin underground techno


Saturday May 6th

3M – Music Machines Masters @ The Wiley Fox (3pm – 8pm)
Vinyl showcase plus a special producer showcase from Delinquent Delivery Records head ma Stephen Mahoney. Afterparty.

 Tráthnóinín Déanach -Súil Amháin + Tuath @ Maynooth University
Irish hip-hop & electronic music as part of Arts and Minds Festival from May 4th – 6th.

Ailbhe Reddy @ Whelan’s
Two nights of the Irish indie songwriter celebrating the release of Endless Affair.

Dub Revival @ CIE Hall/Inchicore Sports and Social Club, Inchicore
Soundsystem night with Cork’s Revelation Soundsystem for a night of dub and soundsystem culture.

Montauk Hotel @ Whelan’s Upstairs
Irish dream pop duo with support Ciara Dalton. ‘Dive (Come Afloat)’

Pete and Bas @ Opium
British hip hop granddads. ‘Mr Worldwide

Psychotic Reaction @ Fibber Magee’s
Free night of psych bands.

Ahmed, With Love @ The Grand Social
Birthday bash with live band and guests. ‘Baking With Love’

Badhands @ The Workmans Cellar
Composer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Daniel Fitzpatrick launches new album The Wheel.

Will Hagle’s Madvillain’s Madvillainy @ Hen’s Teeth
Book launch and Q&A with Dean Van Nyugen. Mango DJ set after.

See Also

Benefits @ The Workmans Club
English agit punk band who just released a debut album on Geoff Barrow’s label.

Gash Trax Vol. 2 Launch Party @ NCH
Launch of Gash Trax Vol. 2. Live sets from Roo Honeychild, E The Artist, Roibī.

Skinny Living @ The Academy
Three-piece English indie soul band from Wakefield, West Yorkshire.

Havoc from Mobb Deep @ The Sugar Club
Havoc featuring Rapper Noyd & DJ L.E.S.

Outstraight Presents: KOKO @ Dashi (9pm)
A night of electronic music from frequent collaborators – Maxiu, Bobby Tuna and Panda Drey & Conkan.

Woozy: Sha Ru, Rory Sweeney & Julia Louise KnifeFist, EMA @ Tengu (11pm)
Bass-heavy rhythms. Sha Ru are an electronic band who live and work together between New York and Berlin. Their sound focuses on UK bass, electro, breaks and DnB, where they present a whimsical hybrid of “frenetic broken beats, chopped vocals and gnarly bass lines” combined with spoken word highlighting personal and political topics.

Courtesy @ The Racket (11pm)
Copenhagen-based DJ/producer. Check out a pop bangers, with moments of trance and eurodance mix. ‘Hearts’

Fluid Club @ Pawn Shop (11pm)
A new club night celebrating fluid sexuality with Sleepless Beauty, Rhyzine, DJ RÍ

Alan Fitzpatrick @ Here & Now / Index (11pm)
UK techno producer / DJ with a big following. Support Meltx, Hidden Love w/ Erik Burka, SpedNed & Constant.

Mother @ Lost Lane (11pm)
Queer clubbing in the heart of Dublin, playing electro & disco every Saturday night.


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Sunday May 7th

: Ichiko Aoba
Duran Duran

Tom Aspaul @ Whelan’s Upstairs
One of CMAT’s favourite songwriters

Quasi @ Whelan’s
American garage-rock band. ‘Nowheresville’

Duran Duran @ 3Arena
A notoriously good 80s time.

Tommy Halferty, Matthew Jacobson, Cormac O’Brien, Daniel Rorke @ Dashi
Live jazz in the basement.

Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band @ RDS Arena
3 shows from The Boss in his home in Dublin.


Monday May 8th

: Ichiko Aoba
Ichiko Aoba

Flotations: Ichiko Aoba @ NCH Studio
Japanese songwriter & composer.

The Road To The Great Escape: 49th & Main, Siights, SEB @ Whelan’s
Happening across venues in Dublin Monday and Tuesday ahead of the Brighton festival.

The Road To The Great Escape: The Rills, Fat Dog, Chalk @ The Workman’s Club
Happening across venues in Dublin Monday and Tuesday ahead of the Brighton festival.

The Road To The Great Escape: Katie Gregson MacLeod, Victor Ray, Ber, Callum Bowie @ The Grand Social
Happening across venues in Dublin Monday and Tuesday ahead of the Brighton festival.

The Road To The Great Escape: Spider, RØRY, Hannah Grae @ The Academy 2
Happening across venues in Dublin Monday and Tuesday ahead of the Brighton festival.

KARPE: Omar Sheriff @ Vicar Street
Norwegian rap pop artists present a show that is a celebration of immigration ‘PAF.no’

Otoboke Beaver @ Button Factory
Punk-rock-garage quartet from Kyoto

The Raveonettes @ Opium Rooms
Danish indie-rock duo.

Puzzy Wrangler @ Dashi
“fast-paced bangerz for the girlz gayz and theyz”


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