Melosity's weekly dublin gig guide

For the first time in 90 years, the people of Ireland will now be able to buy and consume alcohol legally on the holy day that is Good Friday. It certainly seems that the excitement of this has rubbed off on the Dublin gig scene this week! Check out this week’s gig guide, brought to you by Melosity, to reveal where you can celebrate the long Easter weekend with great music and a cheeky beer in hand.

Melosity brings you your weekly gig guide for the 26th – 1st of April.


Monday 26th

Belle and Sebastian

Indie/Pop Scottish band Belle and Sebastian celebrate the end of a run of UK/European tour dates by playing two shows here in Dublin (also 27th).

Venue: Vicar Street.

Doors: 8pm.

Price: From €46.50.


Danish singer, songwriter and producer  will be bringing her electro-pop tunes to a re-scheduled show in the Olympia Theatre. Only a few tickets remaining so grab one before its too late!

Venue: The Olympia theatre.

Doors: 7pm.

Price: €21.50 (seated tickets only).


Tuesday 27th 

Ruby Sessions

Maria Kelly, Tracy Bruen, TOUCAN and Robinson&Roe.

An incredible collection of artists hot on the music scene right now. Get there early to confirm a seat – always packed to the MAX.

Venue: Doyle’s Pub College Green.

Doors: 9pm.

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


Warsaw Radio 

Whelan’s upstairs will be absolutely ROCKING as Folk/Rock 5-piece Warsaw Radio take to the stage with the support from the wonderful Scott Williamson & the Wild Cards + Emma Langford.

Venue: Whelan’s Upstairs.

Doors: 8pm.

Price: €10.


Ex Oh Promotions presents: Workman’s Take over X

Dublin-based promotion company Ex Oh Promotions bring a deadly collection of musicians together for a great night of music; TIMETHIEVES, Chase Nova Band, Odd Morris and Cider Wasps.

Venue: The Workman’s Club.

Doors: 8pm.

Price: €5.


Wednesday 28th 

Soft Boy Presents: KOJAQUE ‘The Deli Daydreams Tour.’

Irish emerging hip-hop star KOJAQUE celebrates the last show of ‘The Deli Daydreams Tour’ right here in the city centre.

Venue: The Button Factory.

Doors: 7:30 PM.

Price: €13.50.


Women on Wednesdays

A night of top-class music showcasing female creativity and musicianship. Blessing our ears on the night: HAWK, Montauk Hotel, Neev Kennedy, Emma Doran.

Venue: Whelan’s Upstairs.

Doors: 8pm.

Price: Standard Tickets €10 // Students €6 (with valid ID) – proceeds towards Aidlink’s Girls’ Education Programme in Kenya.


Thursday 29th

Niall Horan – Flicker World Tour 2018

Due to overwhelming demand, Mullingar native Niall Horan proudly plays an extra date in the 3arena with the support from rising pop-star Julia Michaels. 

Venue: The 3Arena.

Doors: 6.30pm.

Price: From €48.90.


Garageland Presents: The Garage Gigs

Garageland Ireland will be providing a platform for independent Irish artists this Thursday evening. Showcasing their tunes on the night: Rogue OpinionsLaura MulcahyThe Enzymes and The Elation.

Venue: The Button Factory.

Doors: 6.45pm.

Price: €10 online // €13.50 door.



Get ready to get grungy with Cork 5-piece The Altered Hours as they celebrate the release of their EP ‘On my Tongue.’

Venue: The Grand Social, The Loft.

Doors: 7.30pm.

Price: €13.


Friday 30th (Good Friday)

Good Friday

Get ready for four knock-out performances from some of the hottest bands on the Dublin scene right now: SYLK, Sub Motion, Nobody’s Heroes and Wheres Luke?.

Venue: The Button Factory.

Doors: 7pm.

Price: €5.


K-FEST Launch

An absolute STELLAR line-up of musicians performs to celebrate the launch of Kerry music festival K-FEST: ROECinemaVulpynesJyellowL and Cathal Dowd.

Venue: Whelan’s main stage.

Doors: 8pm.

Price: €10 online // €12 door.


Good Friday SOMA feat. The Girl Talk

Get those Good Friday vibes sorted as New Wave/Rock 4-piece The Girl Talk take to the stage to put on a very special midnight show.

Venue: Whelan’s upstairs.

Doors: 11pm.

Price: Click attending for free guestlist here.


Mik Pyro’s Dublin Blues Cartel

Grab a seat upstairs and chill out to some SERIOUS musicianship from Republic of Loose’s very own Mik Pyro, alongside Pat Farrell, John Quearney and Eoin Redmond.

Venue: Arthur’s Blues and Jazz Club, Thomas street.

Doors: 9.30pm.

Price: €10.


Saturday 31st

The 1st #IrishMusicParty Music Showcase

#IrishMusicParty will indeed be throwing a party to celebrate their first music showcase with a diverse selection of class acts: Young Earth, Outsider, Wolves Of Youth, Rofi James and Inhaler.

Venue: The Workman’s Club.

Time: 8pm.

Price: €12.50 online // €15 door.


ChoiceCuts Presents: Pharoahe Monch

Hailing from New York, rapper Pharoahe Monch brings his hip-hop show to Dublin for one night only. As Eminem has referred to him as one of the best MC’s in the world, there is nothing else to say really, is there?

Venue: The Sugar Club

Time: 7.30pm.

Price: €20.


Sunday 1st April (Easter Sunday)

Guerilla Gigs Presents: Le Boom and Mix & Fairbanks 

Get ready to experience your sweatiest Easter Sunday ever – duo Le Boom are taking their Indie/House show to the stage and will have you non-stop moving from start to finish. Support from the equally energetic Mix & Fairbanks. 

Venue: The Harbour Bar, Bray.

Time: 9pm

Price: Free entry


DME Promotions present: Testament

Thrash metal legends Testament play an exclusive Irish show to spice up your Easter Sunday. Support from Annihilator and Vader.

Venue: Vicar Street

Doors: 6pm

Price: €40

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