Saturday 14th: Pharoahe Monch, Boogie Blind , Dave Chapelle’s Block Party screening @ The Sugar Club (€17.50/€20)
- Sunday 15th: St. Patrick’s Festival / I Love My City presents The Ultimate Sunday: Lisa O’Neill, Chequerboard, Donal Dineen and more @ Belvedere House (€10, Noon to 6:30pm)
Sunday 15th: Pyg Sundays presents Tim Sweeney @ Pygmalion (€10, 9pm) Monday 16th: Mother with Ana Matronic @ Hangar (€15, 11pm) Monday 16th: Jameson St. Patrick’s Live with Little Green Cars, Delorentos, We Cut Corners @ Vicar Street Monday 16th: Cities Breathing: New Jackson, I Am The Cosmos, Clu @ O’Reilly Theatre (€10)
- Paddy’s Day 17th: Nialler9 event: Paddy’s Day Unlocked: Ensemble Eriu, Hare Squead and more @ Meeting House Square (3pm-7pm, €5)
Paddy’s Night 17th: Egyptian Lover @ The Grand Social (€5, 9pm)
How to enter ticket comp – Email [email protected] with the gig above in the Subject line you’re entering for along with your full name and phone number in the body of the message. Full info on each show below. Draw closes at 6pm the day before the gig or Friday 1pm latest for weekend gigs.
Tuesday March 10
- Royal Blood @ Olympia Theatre (€30)
[Rock] QOTSA-style rock duo
- U:mack: Philm, New Secret Weapon @ Button Factory (€16)
[Metal] Rock god drummer Dave Lombardo (Slayer / Fantomos etc)
- Art Garfunkel @ Vicar Street (Sold out)
[Pop/Rock] Classic songwriter. One half of Simon &..
Wednesday March 11
- Homebeat presents Valerie Francis & Elephant @ Mart, Rathmines (€10/€13)
[Folk] Ambient folk singer-songwriter / Iron & Wine-esque scribes.
- Choorpy Connect @ The Workman’s Club (€11)
[Music networking/gig] Pete Holidai talk With live sets from Heroes In Hiding, Sons of Caliber
- Walking On Cars @ Olympia Theatre (€22.50)
[Pop] Dingle band move to a big stage.
- Monster Monster @ Whelan’s Upstairs (€11)
[Electronic/soul/indie] I Am Yours single release.
- Five Lamps Festival: North Strand Kontra Band, Locoswing @ The Grand Social (€12)
[Eastern] Playing the music of Romania and Bulgaria.
Thursday March 12
- Jay Electronica @ Whelan’s (€20)
[Rap] It’s not every day the enigmatic rapper even plays a gig let alone one in Ireland.
- Lucky Peterson @ The Sugar Club (€35)
[Blues] blues multi-instrumentalist – guitar, organist and vocalist.
- The Unthanks @ NCH (€26)
[folk] English folk ditties
- Good Name: SlowPlaceLikeHome & Benihana @ The Bernard Shaw (Free)
[new music] Free show with two Irish electronic acts.
- Hedge Schools @ NCH (€10)
[Indiw/folk] Launch of album At The End Of A Winding Day
- Gigonometry: Ground for Invasion, The Objectives, Cloud Culture @ The Workman’s Club (€5)
- Orchid Collective, We Raise Bears, Joe Gavin @ Whelan’s Upstairs (€5)
[indie/rock] new single Figure It Out
- Welcome: Shriekin’ & Glacial Sound @ The Twisted Pepper (€5, 10:30pm)
[Dance] Paddy Harkin b2b Jack Thompson, Bobofunk & Friends….
Friday March 13
- Five Lamps Festival: Dublin Laptop Orchestra @ CHQ (1pm-2pm , Free)
[Electronic] electronic music performance.
- Rocstrong, Our Minor Fall, Kiruu @ Whelan’s (€7)
[Indie/folk/rock/pop] Rocstrong is the one to look out for. Go Head.
- Ella Eyre @ The Academy (€20)
[Pop] Yer wan with the big hair who sings with Rudimental.
- Bowie’s Berlin Trilogy. @ The Grand Social (€10)
[Rock] Rebel Rebel cover Bowie.
- Naoise Roo, Aoife Underwater, Segrasso & Slouch @ The Workman’s Club (€5)
[Alt-Rock] Launch of For You single
- Fox Jaw, Travis Oaks, Oak Hallow, Fallen Rule @ Sweeney’s (Free)
[Pop] Limerick quintet with support.
- Church Dublin : The Feast of St. Patrick @ The Sugar Club (€5 before 12, €7 after)
[Club] resident Mary of Magdalene, ‘Lisa Marie McCarroll’, along with Church’s Archbishop Dave B.
- 2manyDJs @ Olympia Theatre (€30)
[DJs] Belgian duo bring their eclectic mashup party back to Dublin.
- Boogie an Domhain @ The Bernard Shaw (Free)
[DJ] The ’45 King’ aka Baz Hickey
- The Pig’s Ear Launch Party @ Doughboys Sandwich Shop (7pm, )
[DJ] This Greedy Pig launch record label and first release from Hystereo
- Abstract presents: DJ Anna @ Opium Rooms (€8/€10, 11pm)
[Dance] Brazilian tech house & techno DJ/producer.
- Rabbit Hole IV: Friday the 13th @ The Pint (€5-€9, 10pm)
[Dance] Warren K (Old school Techno, Andy Johnston (Acid House), Simas (90s bangers),Carlos Irie (Jamacian Bass)and more
- Blakkout with Felix Da Housecat @ The Wright Venue (€8-€10, 10pm)
[Dance] Long-established DJ playing in near darkness it sounds like.
- Burnin’ Up @ The Grand Social (Free, 11pm)
[Disco]Today FM/TXFM’s Kelly Anne Byrne spinning disco and more.
- LEN Faki @ District 8 (11pm, €13-€20)
[Techno] Berlin based DJ, producer and label owner.
- Eamon Doyle (D1 Recordings) / Mode_1 (Subject), Radiomade @ Pacino’s (€7/€10, Midnight )
[Dance] D1 Recordings boss and more.
Saturday March 14
- Pharoahe Monch, Boogie Blind , Dave Chapelle’s Block Party screening @ The Sugar Club (€17.50/€20, WIN TICKETS)
[Rap] Excellent American rapper and a film screening too.
- All We Are @ The Workman’s Club (€15)
[Indie/rock] Recent album of the week band.
- Glass Animals @ The Academy (SOLD OUT)
[indie] Definitely fans of these lads.
- No Monster Club, Soil Creep, Laurie Shaw @ Bello Bar (€10)
[Indie/rock] ‘People Are Weird’ album launch
- Cian Nugent, Brigid Power Ryce @ Dublin Unitarian Church (€10)
[Folk/guitar] John Fahey-inspired young Dublin guitarist
- The Parlotones @ Button Factory (€27.50)
[Rock] South African Rock band.
- Cry Monster Cry, Biggles Flies Again, Nicolas Kluzak @ Whelan’s (€12.50)
[Folk/pop] Postcards. Album launch
- Global Irish Acts Present: Cascades & Bagels @ Twisted Pepper (€5)
[new music] Two new Irish foursomes.
- Elastic Witch presents: Autumns, Gross Net @ Twisted Pepper (€7)
[Rock]Check out the recent Autumns EP
- Hidden Agenda: Lasertom, New Jackson & More @ Opium Rooms (€5/€15 on door, 11pm)
[Electronic] Lasertom, New Jackson, Get Down Edits, Dicky Trisco, Pete Herbert
- Pogo: Dimensions 2015 Launch Party with Bicep, Mssingno @ The Twisted Pepper (€13-€15, 10:30pm)
[Dance]Bicep, MssingNo, Mike Black, Al Murphy, Welcome DJs
- Smalltalk: Youandewan @ The Pint (€12, 10pm)
[Dance] AUS Music producer, Colm Brophy, Paddy Fitzpatrick, Weathertop Takeover, Small Talk & Friends
Sunday March 15
- St. Patrick’s Festival / I Love My City presents The Ultimate Sunday: Lisa O’Neill, Chequerboard, Donal Dineen, Sally Cinnamon and more @ Belvedere House (€10, Noon to 6:30pm, WIN TICKETS)
[Music, talk and more] Plus comedians John Colleary (Pictorial Weekly) and Gary Cooke (Aprés Match), artist Cian McLaughlin and author Paul Murray, documentary filmmaker Dearbhla Glynn, Adventurer Mike O’ Shea, Caryna Camerino of Caryna’s Cakes/Camerino Bakery…
- Smithfield Market Square @ The Generator (Noon, Free)
[market]With live bands and DJs among the stalls.
- Funkadelic presents: FCL, Niall Cleary @ The Pint (5pm, €13-€15)
[Dance] Three rooms of house, techno and more.
- Pyg Sundays presents Tim Sweeney @ Pygmalion (€10, 9pm, WIN TICKETS)
[DJs] Beats in Space radio host from NYC and Colin Perkins on support.
Monday March 16
- Body&Soul present ÉRIU: Lamb, Jape, R.S.A.G, Katie Kim, Donal Dineen & more @ IMMA (€39.50)
[Party] Rhe Baroque Chapel, Great Hall and Vaults with music also featuring Máirtín O’Connor, Jennifer Evans, Margie Lewis and more.
- Jameson St. Patrick’s Live @ Vicar Street ( Sold Out)
[Indie/rock] Little Green Cars, Delorentos, We Cut Corners
- Interskalactic @ Whelan’s (Free)
[Brass] 12 piece brass Jamaican ska cover band
- Cities Breathing: New Jackson, I Am The Cosmos, Clu @ O’Reilly Theatre (€10,WIN TICKETS)
[A/V] Peter Martin, Albert Hooi, Al Kennington and Kevin A Freeney of provide visuals, the bands perform special compositions to match them.
- Fight Like Apes, Bitch Falcon, DJs @ The Sugar Club (€10/€12)
[indie/rock] A pre-SXSW show plus DJs Steve Reddy, Dan Hegarty and more.
- Spring Break @ Button Factory (€25)
[Covers] A covers band known for playing weddings and parties.
- Jackmaster & Krystal Klear @ Pygmalion (€15-€25)
[Dance] 6 Years of Pygmalion celebration with Will Kinsella, Colin Perkins, Sexshop, Aaron Nolan and more
- Krafty Kuts & A-Skillz @ Pacino’s (€17.50, 11pm)
[DJs] Breaks, grooves, basslines, techstyles and beyond
- Hidden Agenda: Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs (DJ Set) @ Opium Rooms (€15, 11pm)
[DJs] TEED DJ set
- Network #6: Luke Slater, Legowelt, Sleeparchive @ The Grand Social (€15-€20 on door, 11pm)
[Dance] Kenny Hanlon, Niall Power, Mode_1, Daire Carolan
- Mother with Ana Matronic @ Hangar (€15, 11pm, WIN TICKETS)
[DJs] Scissor Sisters’ member DJ set.
- Bodytonic present: Dixon @ The Twisted Pepper (€16-€18, 10:30pm)
[Dance] Owner of Innervisions Recordings, a producer, remixer and a DJ.
- Archetype presents: Nina Kraviz @ District 8 (€15-€18)
[Dance] Russian techno DJ and producer.
- Hot Since 82 @ Button Factory (€20, 11pm)
[Dance] Boiler Room Warehouse Project set.
Tuesday March 17 – Patrick’s Day
- Paddy’s Day Unlocked: Ensemble Eriu, Hare Squead and more @ Meeting House Square (3pm-7pm, €5, WIN TICKETS)
[Music, talks and food] Nialler9 curated music with Ensemble Eriu, Hare Squead, Jinx Lennon, The Happy Pear, Sinead White, Tonnta and more at a family-friendly post-parade event.
- Sim Simma Paddy’s Day @ The Back Page (4pm, Free)
[Reggae, dancehall & afrobeat] featuring a BBB Outdoor BBQ, the All City Graffiti Jam & Simma DJs & special guests.
- Handsome Paddy’s Day @ The Bernard Shaw (noon – late, Free)
[DJs] Handsome Paddy, Frank B, Djackulate, Mark Alton, Graham Dolan
- New Natives 2nd B-day @ The Grand Social (2pm, Free before 7pm, €5 after)
[new bands] : The Vincents, Val Normal, This Other Kingdom, Spines & more
- Paddy’s Day; The Mighty Stef, Exploding Eyes, Fallen Rule, Kobina and more @ The Workman’s Club (Free)
[Rock/DJs] Plus Kelly-Anne Byrne, Louche, Mark Allton and loads more
- Old Skool @ Whelan’s (Free but guestlist)
[Rap] Live seven-piece hip-hop group.
- Paddy’s Day Skank: Irish Reggae Special @ Twisted Pepper (€10, 4pm)
[Reggae] Bionic Rats, Dirty Dubsters Live Ft. POA. and more
- Dropkick Murphys @ Vicar Street (€29)
[Rock] Plastic Paddy brigade? Two shows.
- Duke Dumont @ Olympia Theatre (€27.40 / €29.90)
[Dance] Chart smashing dance pop
- Egyptian Lover @ The Grand Social (€5, 9pm, WIN TICKETS)
[Electro] 80’s electro legend is back once again with Mc jamie Jupiter
- Sense & Bedlam Paddy’s Day Party Together @ Button Factory (€5/€12, 11pm)
[Dance] with Russ Chimes