- Wednesday: Homebeat presents: Blurred Lines #1 w Jan Jelinek, Somadrone, Ben Bix & Feather @ Project Arts Centre
- Saturday: Encore !!! presents Shut Up And Play The Hits @ The Sugar Club (10pm)
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 April 21
- Ruby Sessions @ Doyle’s (9pm, €6)
[Acoustic club] This Other Kingdom, Jess McAllister..
- UFO @ The Academy (€26)
[Rock] Classic rock
- Strange Attractor @ The Sugar Club (€10)
[Funk] Dingle 10-piece funk band.
- Music to Help the Homeless @ Whelan’s (Free)
[Charity] – Whopper Irish Music Auction launch.
- The Plateau Sessions @ The Workman’s Club (Free)
[Open Mic] w/ Orchid Collective, Kevin Ryan & Fintan O’Brien
Wednesday April 22
- Homebeat presents: Blurred Lines #1 w Jan Jelinek, Somadrone, Ben Bix & Feather @ Project Arts Centre (€17/€23, WIN TICKETS)
[Contemporary electronic] German minimal techno / electronic auteur with jazz / contemporary leanings.
- Mark Geary @ Whelan’s (€16)
[Charity] In aid of St. Vincent De Paul.
- Pecha Kucha #1 @ The Grand Social (7pm, €5 )
[Talks] Quick-fire talks from botanists, activists, artists, architects, designers and directors and Totally Dublin DJs
- Dancin’ 4 Delhi – A SUAS Fundraiser @ Twisted Pepper (€7/€10, 10pm)
[Dance]Bruce Willis DJs and more.
Thursday April 23
- Sharon Van Etten @ Vicar Street (€23)
[Indie/rock] With support from Sam Amidon.
- The Blood Red Mountain Band @ The Sugar Club (€)
[Single launch] Alt Country, Americana and Soul.
- Get Folked @ The Grand Social (Free)
[Indie] The Alpaca Jamboree, Dylan Walshe and more.
- The Young Folk, John Blek @ Whelan’s (€12)
[Folk] Alt-folk pop presented by Turning Pirate.
- Prhomo: Dublin Pride’s Marriage Equality Fundraiser @ 4 Dame Lane (10pm, €3 up)
[Club] 6th birthday.
- Choorpy Connect: Mark Downing – AMA Music Agency @ Twisted Pepper (€12)
[Music networking] Talk and music from two secret acts.
- Dimestore Recordings @ Sweeney’s (Free)
[new bands] Slouch, Bunk, Frankenstein Bolts, Cult Called Man.
- Good Name: Krautrock Night @ The Bernard Shaw (Free)
[Club]Featuring members of Girl Band and Meltybrains?
- The Family Tree & Room 19 presents Nick Craddock & Sias @ The Twisted Pepper (€6/€10, 10:30pm)
[Club] techno and house with Frank B under his techno Sias guise.
Friday April 24
- New Valley Wolves @ The Workman’s Club (€10)
[Rock] DFA-style rock duo.
- Le Galaxie Presents – Le Club @ The Academy (€19)
[Dance] Le Club launch with Lethal Dialect and Buffalo Woman.
- Ensemble Assembly: Future Electro @ Block T (€10)
[New electronic] w/ Enda + Zayfontaine
- The Would Be’s @ Whelan’s Upstairs (€10)
[Indie] John Peel-championed 90s band return.
- Blades Club, Cave Ghosts @ Bello Bar (€5)
[Indie/rock] Tranquillised EP Launch with CD.
- Hawklion @ The Workman’s Club (€5/€6, Midnight)
[Late session] Africa.
- Misha Freshin’.# 2 @ The Bernard Shaw (Free)
[Hip-hop] w/ DJ Mek + Savage Mantle + Misha Rezidentz
- Psychotic Reaction @ The Mezz (Free)
[indie/rock] Wild Rocket / No Monster Club / Spines / GMG
- Ed Rush @ Turk’s Head (€15, 10pm)
[D&B] Drum & Bass ledgebag.
- Dope S#!t presents Handsome Paddy, Dj Mog-Y @ Pacino’s (€8/€10, Midnight)
[DJs] Plus Rob Le Nan / D.O.G / Le Mental
- Ben Pearce @ The Academy (€20, 11pm)
[Dance] UK dance producer behind What I Might Do.
- Subject x Power House : Head High (Shed), Prosumer, Pfadfinderei @ Twisted Pepper (€13/€15, 10:30pm)
[Dance] German DJs and VJ.
- Bedlam: Pleasurekraft & Luigi Madonna @ District 8 (€15, 11pm)
[Dance] tech house and techno double bill.
- Abstract presents: Gui Boratto @ Opium Rooms (€18+, 11pm)
[Dance] Longstanding DJ and producer.
- Rabbit Hole V: Dirty Dubsters, Nathan Jones @ The Pint (€5, 10pm)
[ monthly fancy dress ] First 50 people to enter the Rabbit Hole will be challenged to a coin toss at the door. If you win you get in for free.
Saturday April 25
- Le Galaxie Presents – Le Club @ The Academy (€19)
[Dance] Le Club launch with Hare Squead and RSAG.
- Will Butler @ Whelan’s (SOLD OUT)
[Improv] Solo band project show from Arcade Fire member.
- Dutch Uncles @ The Workman’s Club (€17)
[Indie/Alt] Imagine Hot Chip trying to cover Kate Bush with their synths stuck on marimba patterns.
- Doolittle presents Adrian Crowley @ Unitarian Church (€15)
[Singer-songwriter] Playing songs from his recent album Some Blue Morning.
- Blooms, Laura Sheeran & Kobina @ The Twisted Pepper (€10)
[Electronic] Debut Dublin show from Blooms.
- Encore !!! presents Shut Up And Play The Hits @ The Sugar Club (10pm, €10, WIN TICKETS)
[Movie] With afterparty DJs Kelly Anne KA Byrne TXFM, Johnny Moy, DJ Monk-One Wax Poetic (NYC), T/A/S/T/E DJs and more.
- The Discotekken Party For Everyone Who Is Pro Equality @ Generator (€6/€10)
[DJs] 70s and 80s disco with Billy Scurry,TR-One, Simon Conway & Louis Scully. Con Air screening afterparty.
- Swimmers, Switzerland, Sunburnt Jets @ Whelan’s Upstairs (Free with guestlist)
[The Midnight Hour] Rock show. EP Launch.
- Hidden Agenda: Vessels & Jack J @ Opium Rooms (€10, 11pm)
[Electronic] Leeds electronic band / Something On My Mind
- The Building Society:Route 94 @ Hangar (€15-€20, 10:30pm)
[Dance] Popular house producer.
- Pogo: Bodytonic presents B.Traits @ Twisted Pepper (€10, 10:30pm )
[Dance] house, garage and bass from BBC Radio One DJ. Fever.
Sunday April 26
- Bodytonic & Boogie an Domhain Present DJ Monk One @ The Bernard Shaw (Free, 7pm)
[DJ] Wax Poetics co-founder and renowned selector.
- Simma Down Launch Party w/ Platt (Swing Ting) @ Twisted Pepper (Free, 6pm)
[Reggae & dancehall] Reggae Yoga | Dance Classes | Ping Pong and drinks promos
- Skipper’s Alley, Danny Diamond, Twin Headed Wolf @ Whelan’s (€5/€8)
[Trad/folk] 7-piece trad band and guests.
- Grace Wilde @ Whelan’s (€10)
[Pop] Bring her to her knees.
- Pyg Sundays presents Rory Phillips @ Pygmalion (€10,9pm)
[Club] Trash and Durrr partystarter.
Monday April 27