Melosity’s Weekly Dublin Gig Guide (1)

One of Dublin’s best weekends for live music is upon us! Complimenting the well-deserved and highly anticipated heatwave, we see open-air performances from some of the best artists in the world right here in Dublin City. Check out all these fantastic gigs below for more information and get buying yo’ tickets now!

Melosity brings you your weekend gig guide for the 22nd – 24th of June.


Friday 22nd

Body&Soul Festival 2018

Melosity’s top festival pick – Body&Soul! One of Ireland’s most beautiful music festivals returns for the summer solstice weekend 2018. An amazing and creative weekend filled with brilliant music, art and an atmosphere you simply won’t forget. Go get yourself a ticket now to experience one of the best weekends of the year!

Venue: Ballinlough Castle, Co. Westmeath.

Time: Weekend event.

Price: €200 weekend // €80 Saturday // €70 Sunday. More prices available here.


Dublin Pride Goes Rock Indie Pop – Live Gig

Presenting: Attention BébéSt. Bishop plus more.

The Outing Festival & Dublin LGBTQ Pride+ Pride in association with Butter Wouldn’t Melt put on a rockin’ show to celebrate Pride Week 2018, featuring some of Dublin’s best live music at the moment.

Venue: Whelan’s Main Venue.

Time: 8pm.

Price: €10 advanced // €12 general.


Square Pegs

Six of the best musicians in Dublin come together to form Square Pegs, paying homage to the sound of Chicago Blues, 50′s R&B, New Orleans Blues.

Venue: Arthurs Blues & Jazz Club, Thomas Street.

Time: 9.30pm.

Price: €10.


Lunar Limb – ‘Monsters’ Single Launch

Alt/Rock quintet Lunar Limb celebrate the release of their brand new single ‘Monsters’. Recorded earlier this year, ‘Monsters’ showcases the band’s new direction and sound. Support from Sugarcoatings and Conor Mc Quaid.

Venue: The Workman’s Club.

Time: 8pm.

Price: €5.


Saturday 23rd

Billy Joel In Concert

Following his last sell out show in Dublin in 2013, legendary musician Billy Joel will be returning to Ireland to play the Aviva Stadium in what will be his only Irish appearance in 2018.

Venue: The Aviva Stadium, Lansdowne Rd, Dublin 4.

Time: 6pm.

Price: From €136.


Elvis Costello & The Imposters – UK and Ireland 2018 Tour 

English singer, songwriter and musician Elvis Costello comes to Dublin as part of his rockin’ 2018 show. Last year marked the 40th anniversary of the release of his first record album, “My Aim Is True”. With over forty years experience, you can tell this will be an unmissable performance.

Venue: Bord Gais Energy Theatre.

Time: 7pm.

Price: From €66.45.


Girls Names – Stains on Silence UK/Ireland Tour

Dark Pop trio Girls Names travel from Belfast to celebrate the release of their new album ‘Stains on Silence’.

Venue: Whelan’s Main Venue.

Time: 8pm.

Price: €16.


Sunday 24th

Summer in the City

Presenting: The Chainsmokers, Rita Ora, John Gibbons, Matoma, Chasing Abbey and Alex & Echoes.

Get ready for one of the most exciting line-ups of the Summer as some of the music scene’s top acts take to the stage this Sunday!

Venue: RDS Arena, Dublin.

Time: 4pm.

Price: From €49.90.


Sean and Conor Price – Irish Summer Tour

Charming brotherly duo Sean and Conor Price combine rapping, vocals and an acoustic guitar to produce their own unique and fresh sound. Appearing on The X Factor 2017, the brothers get ready to play live as independent artists.

Venue: Vicar Street, Dublin.

Time: 7.30pm.

Price: €25.


The Dublin Jazz Co-op presents: OKO

The sixth in a series of musician-curated gigs. A four-piece band born from multiple musical collaborations, OKO come together to present electro-acoustic shapes, doom, funk science and expansive improv from guitarist Shane Latimer, percussionist Shane O’Donovan, keyboardist Darragh O’Kelly and turntablist DJackulate.

Venue: The Workman’s Club (The Vintage Room).

Time: 7.30pm.

Price: €10.


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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