11-17th June Dublin gig guide

Melosity brings you your weekly gig guide for the 11th – 17th of June.


Monday 11th

We-Bloom @ The Workman’s Club

Presenting: Xo Mo and Toshín.

A diverse and popular music night showcasing the best upcoming talent in Dublin City.

Venue: The Workman’s Club.

Time: 8pm.

Price: Free entry.


Don McLean

Acclaimed singer/songwriter Don McLean returns to put on his 4th show of a line-up of gigs in Vicar Street (fifth show on 12th June).

Venue: Vicar Street.

Doors: 8.30pm.

Price: €54.65.


Tuesday 12th 

Crowbar Presents: Alex Smyth

Prepare for a unique night of live music as Alternative instrumentalist Alex Smyth will be performing his own cinematic material.

Venue: Crowbar, Temple Bar.

Time: 8.30pm.

Price: Free entry.


Hunkpapa – UK/Ireland Tour 2018

After selling out every show in home city Belfast, Alt-Rock quartet Hunkpapa are ready to explode onto the UK and Ireland music scene with a 2018 tour. Commended for their thrilling live performance, this is one not to miss! Support from generalfiasco.

Venue: Whelan’s Main Venue.

Time: 8pm.

Price: €10.


HAIM – UK and European Headline Tour

Californian sisters Danielle, Este and Alana come together to perform as HAIM right here in the city centre. This Alternative Pop band are melodically engaging and rhythmically enticing – one gig you don’t want to miss! Support from Maggie Rogers.

Venue: The Olympia Theatre.

Time: 7pm.

Price: Sold out.


Ruby Sessions

One of Dublin’s most iconic weekly events in Music. Queue early as it is usually a busy one – acts TBA.

Venue: Doyle’s Pub College Green.

Doors: 9pm.

Price: €7 – all proceeds towards the Dublin Simon Community.


DANNY BRYANT – Revelation Tour

Danny Bryant has announced a show to celebrate the release of his highly anticipated new studio album ‘Revelation’.

Venue: Whelan’s Upstairs.

Time: 8pm.

Price: €16.


The New//Original Club – June

Presenting: Chase Nova BandCiaràn MoranOwen Vahey MusicMaking County and SanFran.

A night showcasing some of the very talented musicians that Dublin has to offer.

Venue: The Vintage Room, The Workman’s Club.

Time: 7pm.

Price: N/A.


Wednesday 13th


Get ready to move yo’ body as Soul/Pop trio SHIVS play their first show of the Summer. It’s groovy, catchy and soulful – a musical combination which will have you bopping all night long.

Venue: Whelan’s Upstairs.

Doors: 8pm.

Price: €3.


Vancouver Sleep Clinic 

Birthed from a fusion of Ambient soundscape, Hip-hop and R&B, Australian singer/songwriter Vancouver Sleep Clinic (Tim Bettinson) comes to Dublin this Summer to perform his collection of unique tunes.

Venue: Whelan’s Main Venue.

Doors: 8pm.

Price: €17.35.


Thursday 14th


Alternative Rock band SKYFEVER get ready to blast it out in the city centre with their second EP “Rear View Mirror”. Support from TytaniaDc.

Venue: Whelan’s Upstairs.

Time: 8pm.

Price: €10.


Beck’s Rhythm Series: Souls of Mischief 25 Year Anniversary

Oakland group Souls Of Mischief celebrate the 25th anniversary of their classic debut album ’93 Till Infinity’ this year with a show in The Sugar Club.

Venue: The Sugar Club.

Time: 8pm.

Price: €20.


Gigonometry Dublin

Presenting: Drivelight, Tanjier, The Survival Code and Leila Jane.

A monthly night of live music featuring an eclectic line-up of upcoming original acts.

Venue: The Workman’s Club.

Time: 7.30pm.

Price: General €8 // Students or unwaged €5.


BIMM Dublin Midnight Hour

Presenting: Ortega & Matilda O’Mahony.

A night showcasing some of the best and upcoming talent the capital has to offer. Affiliated with Dublin’s only Commercial Modern Music College, BIMM Dublin, you’re guaranteed to spot some of the best new acts circulating the Irish music scene at the moment.

Venue: Whelan’s upstairs.

Doors: 11.30pm.

Price: Free Entry.


Friday 15th

Taylor Swift – Reputation Stadium World Tour 2018

American singer-songwriter and global superstar Taylor Swift brings her world tour to Dublin for two nights (Also 16th). Support from Camila Cabello and Charli XCX.

Venue: Croke Park.

Time: 7pm.

Price: From €104.


Liam Gallagher – Headline Tour

Lead singer of Rock band Oasis, Liam Gallagher goes solo and embarks on a Summer Headline Tour around Europe, stopping off in Dublin for one night only.

Venue: Malahide Castle.

Time: 5pm.

Price: Sold out.


Galway Street Club 

The Galway Street Club started off as a group of individual buskers who decided to jam together. Lucky for us, the group now perform together regularly as a band and will be bringing their electric show to Whelan’s this Friday night.

Venue: Whelan’s Main Venue.

Time: 8pm.

Price: €10 general // €8 online.


Ex Oh Promotions presents: Patricia – Launch Gig

Garage Rock quartet Patricia get ready to release their new single with a bangin’ headline show. Support from Kyro Jones and Stupid Son.

Venue: The Underground.

Time: 8pm.

Price: €5.


Homebeat Presents : Let’s Set Sail & Carriages

Homebeat presents a night of Folk Electronica music. Ambient Folk quartet Let’s Set Sail and Experimental Folk duo Carriages take to the stage to put on a gripping and atmospheric show.

Venue: Whelan’s Upstairs.

Time: 8pm.

Price: €7.50 online // €10 general.


Ryan Cahill – ‘Ghosts’ EP Launch

Singer/Songwriter Ryan Cahill celebrates the launch of his EP ‘Ghosts’ with a headline show in The Sugar Club. Support from Amy Naessens Music.

Venue: The Sugar Club.

Time: 7pm.

Price: €12.


Saturday 16th

Michael Malarkey 

British-American actor and musician Michael Malarkey, best known for playing the role of Enzo in the series The Vampire Diaries is coming to Dublin to perform for an Irish audience. Support from GARETH DUNLOP.

Venue: Whelan’s Main Venue.

Time: 8pm.

Price: €18.50.


Sunday 17th

Aiken Promotions presents: Future Islands

From the success of their sold-out show in Iveagh Gardens, Pop trio Future Islands returns to the City to put on yet another thrilling live performance.

Venue: Energia Park, Donnybrook Stadium.

Time: 2pm.

Price: From €63.


Live From the Window: The Dublin Blues Cartel

The Dublin Blues Cartel end your Sunday night with a mixture of genres played by the finest musicians Dublin has to offer.

Venue: Whelan’s front bar.

Time: 10.30pm.

Price: Free Entry.


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