Melosity brings you your weekly gig guide for the 20th – 26th of August.


Monday 20th

We-Bloom @ The Workman’s Club (rescheduled) 

Presenting: Odd Morris & guests.

Odd Morris will bring their fresh Indie sound to The Workman’s Club for their first headline show with We-Bloom.

Venue: The Workman’s Club.

Time: 8pm.

Price: Free entry.


Ozomatli + Chali 2Na 20th Anniversary Tour

Ozomatli have announced their first Irish show featuring Chali 2Na since their famous show in Dublin in 2004. The Latin/Funk/Hip-hop band celebrate the 20th anniversary of their self titled debut album with a worldwide tour. Support from Booka Brass.

Venue: Whelan’s Main Venue.

Time: 7.30pm.

Price: €22.50.


Tuesday 21st

Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever

Quintet Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever get ready to play a Tough Pop/Soft Punk headline show in Whelan’s this Tuesday night.

Venue: Whelan’s Main Venue.

Time: 8pm.

Price: Sold out.

Wednesday 22nd

Motions – Headline Show

Indie band Motions headline The Workman’s Club just before Electric Picnic. Support from No More Questions.

Venue: The Workman’s Club.

Time: 8pm.

Price: €6.


Brian Wilson

Brian Wilson, one of the greatest American composers of popular music in the rock era comes to Dublin to play two headline shows (also Tuesday 21st).

Venue: Vicar Street.

Time: 8.30pm.

Price: From €60.


Homebeat & Islander Present: JFDR

Icelandic and Experimental Pop songwriter JFDR comes back to Dublin after having played at Another Love Story last August, as well as numerous other headline shows.

Venue: The Grand Social.

Time: 8pm.

Price: €14.

Thursday 23rd

SOMA #021 

Presenting: Vernon Jane and Drivelight.

SOMA returns this month with Vernon Jane and Drivelight. As two of SOMA’s favourite bands, this double-bill should be a cracking night of live music.

Venue: SOMA Indienight club.

Time: 11pm.

Price: Click attending for free guest list HERE.


The Lone Bellow 

Brooklyn-based trio The Lone Bellow come to Dublin to play a headline show in Whelan’s.

Venue: Whelan’s Main Venue.

Time: 8pm.

Price: €20.


Play The Picnic Launch Party

Presenting: TADGHMotionsShakalak and The Felonies.

The night will showcase the newest acts to play this stage at EP 2018.

Venue: East Side Tavern.

Time: 8pm.

Price: Free entry.


Friday 24th

Stiff Little Fingers

Punk/Rock/Pop quartet Stiff Little Fingers get ready to play a headline show in The Academy with support from The Defects.

Venue: The Academy, Dublin.

Time: 7pm.

Price: €25.


TabloidTv – Headline Show

Come and dance with Alternative Rock/Indie Pop quintet TabloidTv as they play their biggest headline show to date and probably last gig of the year.

Venue: Whelan’s Main Venue.

Time: 8pm.

Price: €8.



Alternative Rock quartet MYTH prepare to play a headline show taking place in The Underground.

Venue: The Underground.

Time: 8pm.

Price: €8.70.

Saturday 25th

Mik Pyro – Headline Show

Mik Pyro returns to Whelan’s following an excellent performance here in June. He’ll be playing tracks from his upcoming debut solo album and hits from the Republic Of Loose back catalogue.

Venue: Whelan’s Main Venue.

Time: 8pm.

Price: €16.


HawkLion Album Launch

Indie/Alternative Rock band HawkLion are back fresh from the studio and ready to show Dublin what they’ve been working on.

Venue: The Workman’s Club.

Time: 7pm.

Price: €12.50.


Sunday 26th

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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