[sg_popup id=”2″ event=”onload”][/sg_popup]Melosity brings you your weekly gig guide for the 2nd – 8th of July.


Monday 2nd

Vital Music and SSH presents: Jimmy Smyth’s Organised

Pop over to the Leeson Lounge tonight to hear some top class Jazz from Jimmy Smyth and his exceptional guitar playing, accompanied by organ and drums.

Venue: The Leeson Lounge.

Time: 9.30pm.

Price: N/A


Tuesday 3rd

Tremonti – 2018 European Tour

American heavy metal band Tremonti founded and fronted by lead vocalist and guitarist Mark Tremonti comes to Dublin as part of their 2018 European tour.

Venue: The Academy, Dublin.

Time: 7pm.

Price: €22.50.


Crowbar Presents: CARRON

Dark Folk/Pop sisters CARRON bring their haunting Celtic sounds to the heart of Temple Bar for one night only. Get ready to hear some spine-tingling harmonies.

Venue: Crowbar, Temple Bar.

Time: 8.30pm.

Price: N/A.


King Kong Club – The Home of Enthusiasm

Presenting: JaXson, The Survival Code, Jester, Tyler Sunn, Mystic Tears, Cloakroom, Sex Panther and Conor Murphy.

Returning to Dublin, The King Kong Club returns for the 13th season of their own alternative ‘Battle of the Bands’. If you want to spot some of the freshest talent in Dublin, definitely head here and warm up those hands; the Clap-O-Meter decides who goes through to the next round.

Venue: East Side Tavern.

Time: 8pm.

Price: Free entry.


Wednesday 4th

Lalah Hathaway

R&B/Soul artist, songwriter, producer, DJ and 5-time Grammy winner Lalah Hathaway will be coming to Dublin to perform a headline show.

Time: 8pm.

Venue: Whelan’s Main Venue.

Price: €39.05.


The Cadillac Three at the Academy Dublin

Nashville natives The Cadillac Three are fiercely proud of their Southern roots, leaving a lasting impression on fans across the globe with their high-octane live show and chart-topping songwriting skills. The trio will be coming to town to play some new sweet tunes to a Dublin audience.

Time: 7pm.

Venue: The Academy.

Price: €30.


Abner Brown presents The Underground Sessions

Presenting: Stolen City, Niamh Keane and Nobodys Heroes.

A night hosted by Abner Brown, showcasing some of the best and upcoming unsigned acts in Dublin at the moment.

Time: 8pm.

Venue: The Underground.

Price: Free entry.


Thursday 5th

Alanis Morissette – Live At The Iveagh Gardens

Canadian musician and one of the most influential singer/songwriters in contemporary music Alanis Morissette comes to Dublin as part of her Summer tour.

Time: 7.30pm.

Venue: Iveagh Gardens.

Price: Sold out.


Ex Oh Chapter 73 – SpongeBob(bin’ Yo Head To Dem Tunes)

Presenting: Central Hall, My Pilot, Post Party and Late Night Pharmacy.

Ex Oh Promotions are back in Fibbers with their first show of July, showcasing some of the best underground bands Dublin has to offer.

Time: 8.30pm.

Venue: Fibber Magees.

Price: €3.


Myles Kennedy – 2018 EURO2 Tour

American musician, singer, and songwriter Myles Kennedy best known as the lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist of the rock band Alter Bridge comes to Dublin as part of his 2018 European tour.

Time: 7.30pm.

Venue: The Academy.

Price: Sold out.

Myles Kennedy


Mutefish & Bicurious live at Whelan’s

Progressive Techno Folk six-piece Mutefish get ready to play a headline show with support from heavy instrumental Rock duo Bicurious. This one is going to be a good one – get down early and prepare to rock with both bands.

Time: 8pm.

Venue: Whelan’s Main Venue.

Price: €7.



An Evening with The New 52

Darragh Cullen brings his latest project The New 52 to The Dolmen Theatre for an intimate, acoustic performance. Armed with a line-up of specially curated special guests, this promises to be a special evening of music and entertainment. Support from Aisling Jarvis and The Words.

Time: 8pm.

Venue: The Dolmen Theatre, Cornelscourt, Dublin 18.

Price: €10 (Booking: 0871018202).

The New 52


Oski Bravo – ‘Emily’ and ‘Piece of Heavan’ Single Launch and Video Premiere

Join Indie Rock/Pop quintet Oski Bravo as they celebrate the release of not one, but TWO brand new singles ‘Emily’ and ‘Piece of Heavan’.

Time: 8pm.

Venue: Drop Dead Twice, Francis Street.

Price: N/A

Oski Bravo


BIMM Dublin Midnight Hour

Presenting: Joey Gavin and Shane Holly.

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 6th

Oiche Events presents: The Soul Tree Festival

Presenting: Boadi & The Banku PowersGeejayElisa & SrigalaDarren Morgan, Saoirse and SYLK.

A mini music festival presented by Oíche Events, showcasing a diverse range of Irish and international soul acts.

Venue: The Sugar Club.

Doors: 8pm.

Price: €20.

The Soul Tree Festival


EELS – Live At The Iveagh Gardens

EELS are returning to Dublin to play some of their biggest hits, along with new material from their first studio album in four years, THE DECONSTRUCTION, performed by E, Koool G Murder and P-Boo with The Deconstruction Orchestra & Choir.

Venue: The Iveagh Gardens.

Doors: 7.30pm.

Price: €45.


Saturday 7th

Michael Bublé – Croke Park

Michael Bublé’s classic voice, endearing charm and front-man skills gets ready to rock Croke Park this Summer. Support from Emeli Sandé.

Time: 5.30pm.

Venue: Croke Park.

Price: From €89.50.


Ralph Rolle (CHIC) + special guest CC Brez

Best known for dealing grooves as the drummer of CHIC and Nile Rogers, Ralph Rolle will be performing your favourite funky grooves like you’ve never heard them before, alongside a selection of Ireland’s finest session musicians.

Time: 9pm.

Venue: The Bowery.

Price: €10.


5 Dollar Shakes at Workman’s Club

Pop/Rock quintet 5 Dollar Shakes travel from Wexford to put on a rockin’ show in the centre of Dublin City. Expect to hear new tunes from the lads – it’s going to be a good one!

Time: 8pm.

Venue: The Workman’s Club.

Price: €5.

5 Dollar Shakes


Haiku! – Headline Show

Prepare to groove to an alternative mixture of funk, hip-hop and rock with Haiku as they play their own headline show.

Time: 9.30pm.

Venue: Sin É.

Price: Free Entry.

Haiku! Photo: DublinJazzPhotography

Sunday 8th

Queen & Adam Lambert 

Following previously announced stops in Cologne, Berlin, Hamburg, Milan, Rotterdam, and three London shows, Queen and Adam Lambert will be stopping off in Dublin to perform the classic material of Queen to an Irish audience.

Time: 6pm.

Venue: Marlay Park, Dublin.

Price: From €86.35.


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