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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 20th

Clairo

Clairo @ 3Olympia Theatre
American pop and indie songwriter. Support Jonah Yano. ‘Ameoba’

The Sleepover: Trinkets, The Amniotics and Habi @ The Workman’s Cellar
Celebrating female and non binary fronted bands.

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

XNTHONY: Oliver Cromwell Is Really Very Sorry @ Project Arts Centre
Fringe Festival. Ollie’s Army are back for a night of pure carnage, legendary pop anthems and bloody historical re-enactments. Sept 20 – 24.

Anatomy of A Night @ The Complex
Fringe Festival. Sept 20-24th. Dance performance from Nick Nikolaou with DJ sets from Rory Sweeney (20th), Bambi (21st), Bull Horris (22nd), ALYXIS (23rd) Tonie Walsh (24th). A love letter to the queers, the weirdos, the trailblazers, the fringes and the night-walkers. An exploration of personal identity through a reflection of memories from queer and club spaces


Wednesday September 21st

Aonghus McEvoy @ The Workman’s Cellar
U:mack presents for the Under & Cracked Album Launch for the experimental jazz artist. Bandcamp.

JESHI @ The Workman’s Club
Singular Artists presents the UK rapper. Colors Show.

Stevie Appleby @ Pavilion Theatre, Dún Laoghaire
Ex Little Green Cars singer recently released songs with Lisa Hannigan and Loah.

The Black Crowes, Reef @ 3Arena
Classic rawk.

SomeWhere Else Club @ Bow Lane (10pm)
New midweek club over two rooms.


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Thursday September 22nd

Lajee Center Cultural Tour @ The Workman’s Club
Palestinian young people in Ireland with live performances from Colm Mac Con Iomaire, The Loughran Family, Clare Sands, Darragh Lynch (Lankum), DJ Sally Cinnamon + The Mary Wallopers DJ set.

The Lemonheads, Bass Drum Of Death @ Opium
Evan Dando and pals are in town.

Secret Sessions @ The Sound House (7pm)
A secret line-up made up of Irish music.

Local Boy @ The Workmans Cellar
Bedroom-pop artist Jake Hurley celebrates his debut album. ‘Milkshake Pilltaste’


Friday September 23rd

Irish Festivals this week:

Éalú Le Grá @ Ballyglunin, Galway
The limited capacity festival features Prymary Colours, Get Down Edits, John Daly and many more, along with workshops and more.

Culture Night – check back for a guide to Culture Night gigs shortly.


Night Moves @ Fruit & Veg Market (4:30pm – 11pm)
Culture Night event with discussions from 4:45pm and DJs from 6pm produced by Nialler9 and Totally Dublin. DJs Billy Scurry, Small Crab B2B EMA (Skin & Blister),Roo Honeychild B2B Selky (Club Comfort), Pop Dungeon,R3D’s House & Lumo Club.

Sive @ The Wood Quay Amphitheatre (7.15pm)
Culture Night. Kildare alt-folk artist plays live outdoors.

Sorcha Richardson release party @ Hen’s Teeth (7:30pm)
Smiling Like an Idiot Album Release Party. Sorcha and friends will be spinning tunes and selling vinyl, with DJ sets from Blood Donor, Dunx & Domino Whisker. 

Acid Granny @ Spencer Dock (6:30pm) / Capel Street (8:30pm) / Barnardo Square (10:45pm)
Culture Night. A collective of musicians you may have seen on the streets of Dublin with a trolley full of synthesizers, drum machines and a microphone jamming music with passersby.

‘As I Roved Out Through Dublin City’: An Evening of Traditional Music and Song @ ITMA
Irish Traditional Music Archive for Culture Night.

Awaken The Metropolis: Tadhg (8:45pm) / Dublin Modular (10pm @ Meeting House Square
Culture Night. Musician, designer and performer TADHG will be performing music with a full band, a brass trio and a burlesque dancer. Live electronic music from Dublin Modular, an artist-run platform and alternative club collective til midnight

Djackulate, Henry Earnest, Banríon & Ispíní na hÉireann @ THE RAGE (9pm)
Culture Night live music in Ireland’s Largest second-hand record shop.

We Shall Overcome 2022 Dublin @ Bohs Bar, Dalymount Park
Hope Collective presents The return of We Shall Overcome festival sees the last mile (Montreal), parker (Derry) and chimers (Australia) live on stage in a benefit for Aoibhneas Domestic Support for Women and Children.

Thee U.F.O @ Thomas House
Dublin-based garage-psych duo of Darragh Hansard and Beth Doyle

Xavier Rudd @ The Academy
Australian singer-songwriter.

The Stranglers @ 3Olympia Theatre
English rock band who started in the ’70s with hits like ‘Golden Brown’.

Electronic Therapy @ Bow Lane Social (10pm)
All-Black Autumn Party. House and Techno tunes with therapeutic intensity

Ejeca @ Index (11pm)
Belfast Dj and producer. AVA Festival.

Sim Simma All Night Long @ Tengu (11pm)
DJs Sim Simma, Queen Beatz, Ben Bix B2B gullydoctor, BLKCNVS, Big Cheeks. Caribbean, Latin, African, dancehall, reggae and grime music.

Sense: Dan Shake @ Centre Point / Button Factory (11pm)
Sparky acid to Brazilian samba, itchy funk to heavyweight house. Essential Mix

Joviale @ The Racket (11pm)
Joviale is a multidisciplinary artist from North London making otherworldly, immersive music that plays with “minimal textures, killer interjections and vocals that are equal parts restraint and rage.”

Natives @ The Sugar Club (11pm)
Showcases the rich and underground culture of Neo Irish-Afroism. Features Aby Coulibaly x Monjola

ELMNTS pres. Janeret @ Wigwam (11pm)
Minimal house producer.

Thank U, Next @ The Workman’s Club (11:30pm)
An Ariana Grande night.


Saturday September 24th

Joy Orbison.

Irish Festivals this week:

Éalú Le Grá @ Ballyglunin, Galway
The limited capacity festival features Prymary Colours, Get Down Edits, John Daly and many more, along with workshops and more.

Night & Day @ Clonalis House, in Co. Roscommon
Festival featuring John Grant, Villagers, The Zutons, Orla Gartland, Cathy Davey, Mary Wallopers, Houseplants, Soda Blonde, AE MAK, R.Kitt, Junior Brother and more.


Hidden Love Rooftop Party @ The Grand Social (2pm)
Jessica Devitor, Pauline, Fiddy1 b2b Halfpace, Rhyzine, Yurt Cobain b2b Phacade and Juicy Selekta.

The Kip: Pixie Cut Rhythm Orchestra, Still Blue @ The Lighthouse
Graham Smyth presents a new Indie disco club in Dun Laoghaire.

Ex Oh Presents; Staff Party, Toria and Mallratz @ The Grand Social
Four live bands featuring former members of Sunbear, Rollerskate Skinny and electro-acoustic duo Teatro Sin Fin featuring Thomas Haugh on Tsymbaly and Hurdy Gurdy alongside Matthew Nolan

Bob Marley: Live at The Rainbow Film Screening @ The Sugar Club
A screening of the classic concert film featuring a performance of Bob Marley and his band The Wailers at The Rainbow in London in 1977.

Real Talks Art _ Rooftop Series [008] @ Bad Bob’s Rooftop
Aaron Nolan, Royce Larøca, Moreir4, Dan Preo + guests

AVA Connections: Joy Orbison, DART, Siofra @ Centre / Button Factory (10pm)
Part of AVA’s series of community-led parties will take place simultaneously across Belfast, Dublin & Glasgow.

Plus One All Night Long @ Tengu (11pm)
Dublin producer and DJ, Plus One (FKA matt finnegan)

Enrico Sangiuliano @ Index (11pm)
Last tickets @ €30 for the Italian DJ.

Jasper Tygner @ Wigwam (11pm)
25 year old Jasper Tygner is a producer, composer of rave-inspired music. ‘Blush’.

Jossy Mitsu @ The Racket (11pm)
Rinse FM regular playing techno and bass. Keep Hush DJ set.

Ian Ludvig @ The Pyg (11pm)
Crosstown Rebels Dj and producer.

The Cheek @ Wiley Fox (11pm)
All new Dublin based club night for the gays, theys and curious babes. “Everybody has a bitta CHEEK.

Techno Rave Night @ The Sugar Club (11pm)
by TRP with Pier, Romanetto, Ascalon, Carl Reddy.

Saved By The 90s @ The Workman’s Club (11:30pm)
90s music including Backstreet Boys/ Spice Girls /NSYNC/Britney Spears/ Blink 182/TLC/ Shania Twain/ Five/ Dr.Dre/ Ace Of Base/ Whitney Houston


Sunday September 25th

Byron Wallen

Irish Festivals this week:

Éalú Le Grá @ Ballyglunin, Galway
The limited capacity festival features Prymary Colours, Get Down Edits, John Daly and many more, along with workshops and more.

Night & Day @ Clonalis House, in Co. Roscommon
Festival featuring John Grant, Villagers, The Zutons, Orla Gartland, Cathy Davey, Mary Wallopers, Houseplants, Soda Blonde, AE MAK, R.Kitt, Junior Brother and more.


Byron Wallen performs Boards Of Canada @ National Concert Hall
A jazz take on a contemporary electronic classic.

Saba @ The Academy
Chicago rapper. ‘Come My Way’


Monday September 26th

Fu Manchu @ Button Factory
Black Flag-influenced hardcore punk band.

Cian Ducrot, Julia Church @ The Workman’s Club
Irish singer-songwriter and producer. ‘All For You’

James Taylor @ 3Arena
Classic American singer-songwriter.


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