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The Nialler9 Dublin Gig Guide – the best gigs and clubs this week

The Nialler9 Dublin Gig Guide – the best gigs and clubs this week

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


Tuesday September 6th

Niamh Regan

Niamh Regan & Niamh Bury @ Pavilion Theatre
Dún Laoghaire Folk Festival with the Galway singer-songwriter.

Agnes Obel @ Vicar Street
Sold out show from Danish composer, singer and pianist

Live Panel Discussion | International Touring @ IMRO (6:30pm)
Moderated by radio’s Paul McLoone, this live and in-person discussion featuring Ciaran Walsh (Culture Ireland), Maya Cullen Petrović (Jawdropper) Mick Roe (Faction) and Constance Keane (Fears / M(h)aol)

Ruby Sessions @ Doyle’s (8:30pm)
Acoustic night of new music. Seated. In aid of Simon Community.

Richard Hawley @ 3Olympia
Sheffield singer-songwriter.

Amber Mark @ The Academy Green Room
Pop R&B singer. ‘Bliss’.


Wednesday September 7th

Kevin Morby

Kevin Morby @ The Academy
Quite a fan of Morby’s last few records. ‘This Is A Photograph’

Xylouris White & Eoghan Ó Ceannabháin & Ultan O’Brien @ Pavilion Theatre
Dún Laoghaire Folk Festival. Dirty Three drummer Jim White plays Cretan music of original and traditional composition

Ducks Ltd. @ The Workman’s Cellar
Foggy Notions presents Toronto/Australian jangle-pop band ‘Sheets Of Grey’

The Magnetic Fields @ 3Olympia
Stephin Merrit’s alt-pop songwriting project.

Kaleidoscope Night @ Bello Bar
Contemporary night with Amika Quartet + Matt Halpin Trio


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Thursday September 8th

Teke::Teke

Teke::Teke @ The Grand Social
Seven piece Japanese psych rock band are also playing Clonakilty Guitar Festival. ‘Kala Kala’.

Dublin Digital Radio present LIVE @ The Complex (7pm)
Live performances from Clíona Ní Laoí, Reeta Cherie, Niall Delaney and FRAQ

Jackie Beverly @ Whelan’s
Irish Indie-folk pop artist launches new EP Temporary State. ‘Someone Else’.

Bricknasty, KhakiKid, Bobofunk + Handsome Paddy @ The Racket / Bernard Shaw
The Racket Launch weekend

Plant Bass’d Presents: Organica @ The Grand Social
Curtisy, D*mp, HelloKT, Lychee & PLANT BASS’D Resident DJs.


Friday September 9th

Chantel Kavanagh.

Rose City Band & Natalia Beylis & Rosali @ Pavilion Theatre
Dun Laoghaire Folk Festival. Rose City Band is celebrated guitarist Ripley Johnson of Wooden Shjips and Moon Duo.

Errorists, Markas Carcas & The Trail Gang @ Sin É
Drop Dead Twice Fundraiser to help the bar after a fire there recently.

Dressing, Jasmine Wood @ Unit 44
Experimental noise night in Kirkos Ensemble space.

Myles O’Reilly and Friends @ Whelan’s
An evening of film, visual art, song and spoken word. The event will open with a screening of Myles short film The Street Where You Live, followed by a packed roster of very special musical guests and collaborative performances.

Lifts, Search Results @ Whelan’s Upstairs
Lifts are a 5-piece post-rock/art-rock/post-punk-adjacent band from Dublin. ‘Circumstance’.

Garth Brooks @ Croke Park
It’s finally happening. FYI… 9, 10, 11, 16, 17 September

TV People @ The Workman’s Cellar
Dublin alt-rock band.

RáStyle III @ The Sugar Club
Outstraight Records hip-hop night. G.I., Rebel Phoenix and Pager the Sloth, Wallfella, Curtisy, Bernard-M, Graham, Beano & Garçon.

Really Good Time @ The Racket / Bernard Shaw
Really Good Time play live. The Racket Launch weekend

Phonica: Ten @ The Complex
PHONICA is a multidisciplinary live performance series rooted in Word and Sound, with an emphasis on multiformity and the experimental.

Chantel Kavanagh @ Index / Here & Now (11pm)
Listen to Chantel’s Boxed Off set. Support Cody Wong, Eimear Gorman

Club Comfort presents: Bored Lord @ Tengu (11pm)
LA-based Daria Lourd made a name for herself in Oakland’s underground rave scene as a top tier selector of breaks and bass and producer of high powered dancefloor weaponry.

SHLØMO @ The Grand Social (11pm)
Vision & Thump present 3 rooms with headliner French techno IDM producer and performer.

California Love @ The Workman’s Club (11:30pm)
90s/00s rap jams from Biggie to Missy Elliot, from Dr Dre to Naughty By Nature, from Tupac to TLC, and from P. Diddy to Aaliyah…


Saturday September 10th

Teki Latex

Fire Draw Near Live Podcast with Ian Lynch & Djackulate @ Pavilion Theatre (2pm)
Dún Laoghaire Folk Festival. Ian investigates and explores the outer boundaries of Irish traditional music and song in all of its myriad forms

Sim Simma Day Party #3 – The Finale @ Pallas Studios (2pm – 10pm)
Sim Simma’s last party of the summer is already sold out. Moving Still B2b Ambient Babe Station Meltdown, Queen Beatz, and more.

Left On Stream Beat Battle Final @ Hen’s Teeth (6pm – 10pm)
The night will consist of music from Nrthrd and GAPTOOF and DJ sets from Cabal, not to mention a live set from the newly crowned winner of the Beat Battle to top the night off.

Garth Brooks @ Croke Park
It’s finally happening. FYI… 9, 10, 11, 16, 17 September

Maija Sofia, Lael Neale, Jana Horn @ Pavilion Theatre
Dún Laoghaire Folk Festival. Maija Sofia recently returned with the haunting song ‘O Theremin’ & a cover of ‘Wonderful Life’

Anderson @ Workman’s Cellar
Full band live show from Dublin singer-songwriter. First in a five years. ‘Existential Vacuum’

The Riptide Movement @ Workman’s Club
In Aid of Rock Against Homelessness

Jack O’Rourke @ Unitarian Church
Cork singer-songwriter balladeer.

God Alone, Triptych @ Sin É
Cork post-rock metal band.

Katie Kim @ Button Factory
Hour Of The Ox Album Launch

T78, Shannen Blessing, Billy Spike Iland @ Index / Here & Now (11pm)
Italian Techno juggernaut T78 is in town.

Human Error: Salute @ Centre Point / Button Factory (11pm)
salute is an Austrian producer, songwriter & DJ based in Manchester. He is known for his high-tempo french house influenced UK Garage and infectious DJ sets. Boiler Room.

Sunset Drifters Release Party with Fio Fa & Jio @ Tengu (11pm)
the launch of Fio Fa’s new label Sunset Drifters.

Teki Latex @ The Racket / The Bernard Shaw (11pm)
First weekend of the new basement venue with very fun French producer. Boiler Room.

Sense: Loods + Soul Jam @ Wigwam (11pm)
Raised in the Steel City, aka the coastal, industrial Australian town of Newcastle, Loods is an understated character with a fun, raw take on dance music. Boiler Room.

House Nation @ The Sugar Club (11pm)
Amapiano / Afrobeats / Deep House DJs Lawd Tsara, Lebza & Proekid

Ratios @ Whelan’s Upstairs (11:30pm)
Midnight hour show. Hit the link for guestlist. ‘Yellow Ribbon’.


Sunday September 11th

Arctic Monkeys - Photo: Zackery Michael
Timber Timbre

It’s a Fine Thing to Sing: Songs and Singers From the Inishowen Peninsula @ Pavilion Theatre (2pm)
Dún Laoghaire Folk Festival. Bob Gallagher and Inishowen Traditional Singers Circle present an afternoon of trad singing.

Paul Quin @ The Wild Duck (4pm)
The Alternative Sunday Social Club presents the Irish electronic pop artist.

Garth Brooks @ Croke Park
It’s finally happening. FYI… 9, 10, 11, 16, 17 September

Find Joy, Rowdy Outsider @ Whelan’s Upstairs
Irish alt-pop and rock bands.

Timber Timbre @ The Sugar Club
Selective Memory presents debut headline show from Canadian indie folk artist. ‘Hot Dreams’.

Asmaa Hamzaoui, Bnat Timbouktou, Skipper’s Alley @ Pavilion Theatre
Dún Laoghaire Folk Festival. Asmâa Hamzaoui and Bnat Timbouktou (the daughters of Timbuktu) represent a new generation of young women Gnawa performers.

The May Alter + Special guests @ Anseo
Little Gem Records presents.


Monday September 12th

SAINT JHN @ The Academy
Guyanese-American rapper on his In Case We Both Die Young Tour


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