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The Nialler9 Dublin Gig Guide (May Bank Holiday edition)

The Nialler9 Dublin Gig Guide (May Bank Holiday edition)

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Highlights: Æ MAK, Qbanaa, Eiko Ishibashi & Jim O’Rourke, Shannon Lay, ARXX, Che Lingo, Surgeon, Pye Corner Audio, Brawni , Really Good Time, Happy Days Festival, Dani Larkin, Club Comfort, Andrew Weatherall Celebration.

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


Tuesday April 25th

Leith Ross

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

Gig Dó Ronan @ Whelan’s
Colm Mac Con Iomaire, Kila, Sile Denvir, Eochan Ó Ceannabháin, The Bonny Men, Jiggy, The Mary Wallopers Agus Neart Aíonna Eile…

Yer a Toy! W/Ballroom Chancer, Wife Swap & Hannah McConnell @ The Workmans Cellar
New band night.

Waxahatchee @ Pepper Canister Church
Katie Crutchfield’s third night in a row. Waxahatchee’s last solo record was 2020’s Saint Cloud, and the artist has since teamed up with singer-songwriter Jess Williamson as for the country project of Plains, with the album I Walked With You A Ways.

Birdy @ 3Olympia Theatre
UK singer-songwriter.

Leith Ross @ The Grand Social
Sold out show from Ottawan singer-songwriter. ‘Guts’

SYML @ National Concert Hall
Seattle Brian Fennell’s latest solo record The Day My Father Died, features collaborations with artists like Guy Garvey (Elbow), Lucius, Sara Watkins, Charlotte Lawrence.


Wednesday April 26th

Shannon Lay

Seminars: #5 Music Publishing with MPAI @ Dean Arts Studio (6:30pm)
First Music Contact presents Seminars at Dean Arts Studio: A professional development series for musicians and their teams.

Dublin Ghost Club presents Spectral Nights II @ The Workmans Cellar
An evening of paranormal storytelling, live music and ghostly discussion.

Shannon Lay & Cormorant Tree Oh @ The Cobblestone
American alt folk artist on. Sub Pop, presented by Foggy Notions.

BCFE presents “And This Is Where It All Begins…” @ The Workmans Cellar
Two nights of music from Ballyfermot College of Further Education. Bicycle Day / Darragh Bolger / Ian Hayes Band / Roe Byrne / Short Commutes/ Sichay / The Oceanographers.

Yard Act @ Vicar Street
Shouty English blokes being oh so clever.

Amaro Freitas @ The Sugar Club
Brazilian jazz musician.

Jazz @ Juno
Echoverse. Jazz every Wednesday for €10.

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


Thursday April 27th

Tau and the Drones of Praise
AE MAK

Is This It First Birthday @ Crowbar
Curtisy, Scruffy Munnelly, Student, Stiky Ryano and Jacob.

BCFE presents “And This Is Where It All Begins…” @ The Workmans Cellar
Two nights of music from Ballyfermot College of Further Education. Dan Cusack / Eddie Winston / Leah Carey / Ryan Guilliero / Sticky Ryano / The Summit / U&I

Æ MAK, Fears @ Whelan’s
Æ Mak has released new Berlin EP; featuring Kojaque co-production ‘Baked Cheesecake’

Flotations: Eiko Ishibashi & Jim O’Rourke @ NCH Studio
Drag City artists: Japanese composer and Sonic Youth former band member play improvised electronics

Gurriers @ Sin É
Under the Radar series with Kinnegar.

Smino @ Button Factory
US rapper with association to Noname, JID, Saba.

Guilherme Cosme & String Ensemble @ The Sugar Club
Ireland based Brazilian singer-composer Guilherme Cosme

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

Foxgluv @ Tengu (11pm)
Jenten, Dj Dark Matter, Lychee b2b Jwy


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Friday April 28th

Arxx

Qbanaa @ The Sound House
Headline show from the Dublin artist moving in jazzy neo-soul circles. ‘Truth & Desire’

Pearse McGloughlin & Nocturnes, The May Alter @ MVP
Irish folk songwriter releases his sixth album ‘Keg’ later this year. ‘Six’

Stoat @ Thomas House
Irish indie, alt rock band. ‘Let’s Be Strangers’

Willie Nelson @ Whelan’s
Brigid Mae Power • N.C Lawlor • Seán Millar • Eileen Gogan • Arrivalists • Fergal Edward • Maija Sofia • Tandem Felix • Joseph Chester • Cian Imlé

Carson McHone @ Whelan’s Upstairs
Austin Americana artist.

ARXX @ The Workman’s Club
Queer Alt- Rock Gal Pal Duo, who collaborated with Pillow Queens. Also playing Kilkenny, Galway, Dublin, and Limerick

Bressie: Where is My Mind? Live @ 3Olympia Theatre
Adam Clayton guests on this live podcast edition focusing on mental health form the musician.

Seafret @ The Academy
English folk pop duo.

Swiftogeddon @ The Grand Social (11pm)
The Taylor Swift Club Night sells out every month.

Choki Biki & HRLA: Ambient Babestation Meltdown @ The Racket Space (11pm)
DJ and producer whose EP with JBS ‘Who Goes There’ came out on Optimo Music came out last year, playing everything from tech house to electroclash to new beat and all other flavours of outsider dance.

Bella Festa with Pornopolis @ Hang Dai (11pm)
Pornopolis are a staple of the vibrant Geneva club scene with their monthly party in Maison Balki Gonzo Sports Club inviting some of the best DJs to join them for a night of Italo, Hi Nrg & Disco.

SafeHaus X N-Face @ Tengu (11pm)
W/ Blume, Emby & Sputnik One

Solace Space x Fuaim: dj sweet6teen @ Wigwam (11pm)
DJ Sweet6teen combines hard-hitting, energetic beats with a playful attitude. A founding member of Cologne crew PhonoVision. HOR Berlin set.

Pye Corner Audio @ The Workmans Cellar (11:30pm)
UK cinematic electronic synth producer whose music evokes sci-fi soundtracks, dystopian futures and the sound of haunted dance floors. With support Rian Trench.

Slither x Research:Yours Truly (All Night Long) @ Bow Lane Social (11pm)
The Berlin based DJ plays breaks, electro, house and techno.

Dirty Disco Social @ So Below (11pm)
Deep and groovy house night. Listen to a sample mix.


Saturday April 29th

All-Ages Gig @ The Workman’s Club (12:30 – 3:30pm)
Acts include Post-Party, Viscose and more!

Brawni @ The Racket Space
Live A/V Show from the producer who has been putting out live electronic videos shot in exotic locations.

Happy Days @ Rascal’s, Inchicore
Beer & Food Festival with DJ sets Paula Lahiff // Finn Coyle // Dee Reddy // Rev. Tony Bones

elbé @ Anseo
Cork Indie rock band. Welter EP.

Dublin Ska Festival @ Whelan’s
Two days of ska bands.

James Vincent McMorrow @ NCH
Songs From A Future: James performs his new album – before he’s recorded it. 

See Also
Disclosure.

Che Lingo @ The Workmans Cellar
UK hip-hop artist who has some great tunes like ‘My Block’

Really Good Time @ The Workman’s Club
 Four-piece, apres-garde, post-crunk supergroup from Dublin, ‘Victory Button’

Kia & Dylan Forbes @ Tengu (11pm)
Bass-heavy rhythms, IDM, and the deeper shades of techno and trance.

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


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Sunday April 30th

Reclaim the Mainframe @ Afuera @ 777 (3pm)
Tr One, Peter Sweeney aka Rustal (live), Maeve O’Neill b2b Eliza Riggz, Castillo

Disco Social Disco Brunch @ The Well (1pm – 5pm)
Disco and House music supplied by Rob C, Mimi Lane & Daddy Sax.

Happy Days @ Rascal’s, Inchicore
Beer & Food Festival with DJ sets Nialler9 // Shelly Gray // Gav Elsted // Ian Alvey

Dublin Ska Festival @ Whelan’s
Two days of ska bands.

Haley Blais @ Whelan’s Upstairs
Vancouver based singer-songwriter and musician.

James Vincent McMorrow @ NCH
Songs From A Future: James performs his new album – before he’s recorded it. 

Ispíní Na hÉireann @ The Top Deck, Dun Laoghaire
The hardest working trad band in the Cobblestone (ok, and beyond)

Dani Larkin @ The Cobblestone
NI folk musician. Walking With Natives Tour

Trá Pháidín, Róis + Seit DJ, Rory Sweeney @ The Racket Space
9-piece band based between Connemara and Cork city, whose music has folk, brass and an improvisational bent, who have quietly been release interesting and engaging music on Bandcamp for a while now.

Andrew Weatherall Celebration @ The Big Romance (9pm)
Ticketed. Kelly Anne Byrne, Conor Feeney & Alan Feeney (Big Dish Go)

Solardo @ Here & Now / Index (10pm)
Manchester production duo Mark Richards & James Eliot.

Pyg’s Summer Opening Day/Night Party @ The Pyg (10pm)
Baba Robijn, DJ Pierr, Dr. Flamer, Barista Boy

Surgeon @ Wigwam (11pm)
Live [Crash Recoil Album Tour] with Fran Hartnett, Stephen Mahoney, Shiv.

Club Comfort @ Tengu (11pm)
We Only Want The Earth with Roo Honeychild & Selky

Low Steppa @ Centre Point (11pm)
UK house producer / DJ. Essential Mix.

Mother Bank Holiday Special @ Lost Lane (11pm)
Queer clubbing in the heart of Dublin, playing electro & disco.


Monday May 1st

Kassi Valazza @ The Workman’s Cellar
Americana folk songwriter. ‘Corners

Dick Valentine @ The Grand Social
Electric Six Frontman


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