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The Nialler9 Dublin Gig Guide (May 9th – 15th)

The Nialler9 Dublin Gig Guide (May 9th – 15th)

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Dublin Gig Guide

Highlights: Lumo Club, Absolute, Ross From Friends, Billie Marten, Phizzfest, Fixity, Sam Amidon, The Road To The Great Escape, District Cypher, Thee UFO, John Francis Flynn, Banríon, Léa Sen.

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


Tuesday May 9th

Sorcha Richardson

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

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

The Road To The Great Escape: Sorcha Richardson, Sammy Copley Rianne Downey @ Whelan’s
Happening across venues in Dublin Monday and Tuesday ahead of the Brighton festival.

The Road To The Great Escape: Vacations, Yot Club, Girl & Girl @ The Workman’s Club
Happening across venues in Dublin Monday and Tuesday ahead of the Brighton festival.

The Road To The Great Escape: Kean Kavanagh, Isabel LaRosa, Cate @ The Grand Social
Happening across venues in Dublin Monday and Tuesday ahead of the Brighton festival.

The Road To The Great Escape: KhakiKid, Nix Northwest, Surya Sen @ The Academy 2
Happening across venues in Dublin Monday and Tuesday ahead of the Brighton festival.

Elderbrook @ Vicar Street
Dance producer who recently collaborated with Ailbhe Reddy

Post Malone @ 3Arena
The American emo rap artist is doing 2 nights.


Wednesday May 10th

Sam Amidon

Sam Amidon @ The Grand Social
American folk singer and musician on Irish tour.

Liz Knowles, Niwel Tsumbu & Niall Vallely @ The Sugar Club
Music Network present 3 musicians of differing traditions playing together. Liz Knowles fiddle/hardanger fiddle / Niwel Tsumbu guitar/vocals / Niall Vallely concertina

Post Malone @ 3Arena
The American emo rap artist is doing 2 nights.

Playback x DIFF @ Hen’s Teeth
A screening of 10 Irish hip hop & R&B Music Videos curated by Erica Cody & Michael Donnelly alongside conversations between the artists and filmmakers behind the visuals.

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

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


Thursday May 11th

Curtisy

Fixity @ Arthur’s
Improvised Music Company presents an evening of shapeshifting sounds from Cork-based improvising ensemble Fixity, lead by Dan Walsh. ‘Still Still (Feat. Muireann Levis)’

District Presents: Cypher 002 @ Whelan’s
Live rap cypher with Curtisy, ENI, 1k3, Jeorge II & Awkward Z

Boa Morte @ Whelan’s Upstairs
Irish band’s latest The Total Space sees Boa Morte edge deeper into the woods of ambient, drone and synthesised sound. ‘Hard To Know’

The Liffey Swimmers Ensemble presents Ticket Inspectors @ The Workman’s Cellar
Rudy, Pio Hartnett and Binmen.

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


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Friday May 12th

Absolute

Landless @ All Saints Church, Phibsborough
Phizzfest. Landless sing unaccompanied traditional songs from Irish, Scottish, English and American traditions in close four-part harmony.

PhizzyBops @ The Hut, Phibsborough
Phizzfest. Adore, Grey, Collective, Flubah, Orchid Feeder, Onion Boys and more. Check site for actual night lineup.

Thee UFO, Search Results @ Thomas House
Dublin pysch band have a new song out called ‘In The Long Run They Queered’

Bawn @ Whelan’s Upstairs
Singer-songwriter from Dublin drawing influence from a range of genres of classic rock and acoustic folk.

Post-Party @ The Workman’s Club
Dublin indie-rock quartet. ‘Talkin’ About’

HotHouse @ Dashi (9pm)
Free-in house music night.Choki Bikki takeover with Sharpson

Phizzfest Request Line @ The Bernard Shaw (10pm)
Unique dance event where the set is chosen by the audience. Make your request and it will appear on a projected list. The music will be mixed and mashed by pro DJ Colm Olwill.

Absolute @ Wigwam (11pm)
London-based DJ/producer and queer clubbing champ Absolute. picks 10 rave tunes with a heavy Irish influence.

Connolly Rave @ Pawn Shop (10:30pm)
Even James Connolly liked raving. With DJs Cathy Flynn (DDR), Naoise and Glenn Fitz

Slither x Ethereal Skies: Varg2TM @ Tengu (11pm)
For fans of Yung Lean as a frequent collaborator of theirs and for fans the Scandinavian experimental trance-techno sound.

Juliet Fox @ Here & Now (11pm)
Drumcode techno DJ leads charge. Live from Printworks set.


Saturday May 13th

Lumo Club

The Yard Launch Party with Sam Redmore and The Tropical Soundclash @ Button Factory Yard (6pm)
New outdoor space in the Button Factory gets an outing with BBQ and live music.

John Francis Flynn @ Dalymount Park
Phizzfest. Dublin folk singer in his first stadium gig.

PhizzyBops @ The Hut, Phibsborough
Phizzfest. Adore, Grey, Collective, Flubah, Orchid Feeder, Onion Boys and more. Check site for actual night lineup.

Loraine Club @ Sin É
Dublin indie band just dropped the single ‘Sleepless Nights’

Kate Dineen @ The Cobblestone
Tralee singer-songwriter. ‘Milennial’ is latest track.

Big Sleep @ The Workman’s Cellar
Irish indie-alternative band who released ‘Shivering’

The Golden Dregs @ The Workman’s Club
Cornwall’s Benjamin Woods. ‘Before We Fell From Grace’

See Also

Ruby Waters @ The Grand Social
Canadian singer-songwriter. ‘Harder’

Mr Pink, Binmen @ The Sound House
Dublin based alternative rock group. ‘Catastrophe’

A Different Rhythm @ Dashi
Free in with Pablo Santos & Mick T-Woc. Expect the best in Dancehall and Disco, Soca and Cumbia and beyond.

Sassy J @ Hen’s Teeth
Swiss DJ plays dance music inspired by soul, jazz and funk

Initial: Chord Memory & Friends @ Dashi (9pm)
Drum & Bass night.

Banríon @ Dalymount Park (10pm)
Indie Dublin band play the Phoenix bar for Phizzfest. ‘Departure Party

Trad Rave @ The Bernard Shaw (10:30pm)
Phizzfest. Trad tunes on turntables mixing classic and new trad music with beats and bass. Expect classics from Sean O’ Riada, Planxty, Christy Moore, The Bothy Band, Horslips, and modern bangers from Cormac Begley, the Mary Wallopers and Brighde Chaimbeul with a selection of world folk from Scotland to the Middle East and beyond.

Lumo Club Downtown Disco @ Tengu (11pm)
With guest Cork vinyl DJ Kim Keating. Lumo Club is a house party in one of the best club spaces in Dublin that brings the nicest crowd around. We play disco, edits, electronic, pop, ’80s, Italo, ’80s jams, 90s/2000s dance, curveballs and classics. 

R3D’s House x Mo Cultivation @ The Sound House (11pm)
Interactive Dublin’s Best DJ battle.

Ross From Friends @ Centrepoint (11pm)
DJ set from the producer who recently had a new song out called ‘The One’

Sam Paganini @ Here & Now / Index (11pm)
Italian techno heavyweights first show in 5 years.

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


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Sunday May 14th

Billie Marten

Billie Marten, Léa Sen @ Button Factory
UK indie singer-songwriter. ‘Nothing But Mine’

Babylon Radio @ Dashi (7pm)
 This month with special guest producer and dj Paul Kelly from Deadbots.


Monday May 15th

Pusha T @ 3Olympia Theatre
Rap legend is finally coming to Dublin? we hope? NOPE, cancelled and tickets refunded.

Sean Nicholas Savage @ The Workman’s Club
Folk avant-pop songwriter. ‘Comet’

Louis Cole @ Button Factory
Los Angeles based funk singer-songwriter, producer and multi-instrumentalist. ‘I’m Tight’.


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