Melosity's Weekly Dublin Gig Guide
Melosity's Weekly Dublin Gig Guide

The days are getting longer and the temperature is slowly rising. This can only mean one thing – Summer is just around the corner! To celebrate the last week of April and say goodbye to a pretty dull Spring, why not check out the huge collection of gigs that Dublin has to offer?

Melosity brings you your weekly gig guide for the 23rd – 29th of April.

 

Monday 23rd

Don Broco Headline Tour

As part of their European and US tour, North London 4-piece Don Broco bring their Rock/Indie show to the city.

Venue: The Tivoli Theatre, Dublin.

Time: 7.30pm.

Price: €20.

Don Broco

 

Nashville in Concert – Farewell Tour

The stars of hit television series Nashville come together to present featured songs from the series alongside the cast’s original material.

Venue: The 3Arena Dublin.

Time: 6.30pm.

Price: From €58.50.

 

Jazz Jam Mondays

If you’re feeling jazzy, check out the open jazz jam session. Come along and either join in or listen to some of the best jazz musicians in Dublin perform.

Venue: The Grand Social (The Ballroom).

Time: 8.30pm.

Price: Free entry.

 

Tuesday 24th

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.

 

Ex Oh Promotions and Big House Music present: Ciircus Street

Duo Ciircus Street travel from Reading to present a night of great Indie/Pop tunes. It will be the band’s debut Irish show so get down to support them and hear some absolutely rockin’ tracks.

Support from Amy Naessens Music and Ciara Donnelly.

Venue: The Workman’s Club, Vintage Room.

Time: 8pm.

Price: €5.

 

Dan Elliot

23 year old singer/songwriter Dan Elliot performs his first headline show EVER right here in Dublin.

Venue: Whelan’s upstairs.

Time: 8pm.

Price: Sold out.

 

MCD Presents: EDEN ‘Vertigo’ World Tour

As part of his headline world tour ‘Vertigo’, electro/indie artist EDEN will be stopping off to play a home show in the city centre. At only 21 years of age, the multi-instrumentalist definitely has a bright future ahead of himself.

Venue: The Olympia Theatre.

Time: 7pm.

Price: Sold out.

EDEN

Havok – European Tour

Colorado thrash metal band Havok come to Dublin as part of their European tour.

Venue: Voodoo Lounge, Dublin.

Time: 6pm.

Price: €25.

 

Wednesday 25th

Homebeat Presents : Maria Kelly AA Side Vinyl Launch

Singer/Songwriter Maria Kelly presents a very special seated show to celebrate the launch of her own vinyl. The record consists of Maria’s two singles ‘Dark Places’ and ‘Small Talk’. Support from Dowry – Éna Brennan.

Venue: The Workman’s Club.

Time: 8pm.

Price: From €14.65.

Maria Kelly

 

Women on Wednesdays

A night of top-class music showcasing female creativity and musicianship. Blessing our ears on the night: DANISiveLoah and Cathy Davey.

Venue: Whelan’s Upstairs.

Doors: 8pm.

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

LOAH

 

Enthusiastic Eunuch and Kaboogie present: Moor Mother and Joni & Sunken Foal

Moor Mother and Joni / Sunken Foal come together to present a night of Punk/Soul.

Venue: Whelan’s main room.

Time: 8pm.

Price: €15.

Moor Mother

 

DOUBLE BILL: SELK and KEITH LINDSAY

Four-piece SELK and electronic artist Keith Lindsay join to present a night of cinematic music and visuals.

Venue: Bello Bar, Portabello.

Time: 8pm.

Price: €10.

 

Ex Oh Promotions Presents: MIND the GAP! Heat SEVEN at The Underground

Presenting: Taken.it, Stone Sea, Dandelion Tea, Paj and Four Men Dead.

Get down to the seventh heat of Ex Oh Promotion’s ‘Battle of the Bands’.

Venue: The Underground.

Time: 8pm.

Price: Free Entry // €5 to vote.

 

The Vamps – The ‘Day and Night’ Arena Tour

The Vamps stop off in Dublin as part of their UK and Ireland Arena tour. Support from Jacob Sartorious and New Hope Club.

Venue: The 3Arena.

Time: 7.30pm.

Price: €73.50.

 

Eric Bibb – UK/Ireland 2018 Tour

2017 Grammy Nominee Eric Bibb brings his blues show to Dublin for one night only.

Venue: The Tivoli Theatre.

Time: 7.30pm.

Price: €35.

 

ShipWrecked @ The Bowery.

Presenting: SHIVS. Support from Toshín.

A musical night showcasing some of the best talent around Dublin at the moment.

Venue: The Tivoli Theatre.

Time: 7.30pm.

Price: €35.

SHIVS

King Kong Club – The Road to Vantastival

The King Kong Club returns with ‘The Home of Enthusiasm’ to showcase the best new and undiscovered music. Including performances from Ciircus Street plus more.

Venue: East Side Tavern.

Time: 8pm.

Price: Free Entry.

 

Awolnation – ‘Here Come the Runts’ Tour

Alternative Rock band Awolnation celebrate the release of their new album ‘Here Come the Runts’ with a European and UK tour.

Venue: The Academy.

Time: 8pm.

Price: €28.

 

Thursday 26th

Fangclub – All Fall Down Tour

Garage/Rock 3-piece Fangclub return to Dublin as part of their ‘All Fall Down’ Irish tour. Tickets are pretty low, so be quick to grab one before it sells out!

Venue: Whelan’s main room.

Time: 8pm.

Price: €14.50.

Fangclub

 

TADGH – Live at East Side Tavern

Dublin artist and entertainer TADGH will be performing a collection of Pop/R&B/Funk/Soul original songs to celebrate his first headline show of 2018.

Venue: East Side Tavern.

Time: 8pm.

Price: General €12 // Student €9.

TADGH

Puddles Pity Party – European/UK Tour.

Puddles Pity Party AKA The ‘Sad Clown with the Golden Voice’ is heading for Dublin’s Tivoli Theatre with heartfelt anthems and a suitcase full of Kleenex. Mainly recognised from his video collaborations with Youtube channel ‘Postmodern Jukebox’, you won’t want to miss this operatic show!

Venue: The Tivoli Theatre.

Time: 8pm.

Price: €30.

 

Lotto Boyzz 

Birmingham duo Lotto Boyzz take to the stage to perform a set of electric hip-hop songs.

Venue: The Academy 2.

Time: 7pm.

Price: €14.35.

 

LemonCello – ‘Stuck Upon the Staircase’ EP Launch

Join hauntingly beautiful Alternative/Folk duo LemonCello as they celebrate the release of their EP ‘Stuck Upon the Staircase’.

Venue: The Cobblestone, Smithfield.

Doors: pm.

Price: €9.

LemonCello

TIZ McNAMARA 

Special guest: Pat Maloney

Folk/Pop artist Tiz McNamara takes to the stage to serenade all those lucky to hear.

Venue: Whelan’s upstairs.

Doors: 8pm.

Price: €10.

 

BIMM Dublin Midnight Hour

Presenting: Acts TBA.

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.

 

The Chicago Blues Brothers

Europe’s biggest and best-loved production of the Blues Brothers, ‘Chicago Blues Brothers‘ comes to Dublin to perform a repertoire of Blues, Soul, Motown and Funk classics.

Venue: The Helix.

Doors: 7pm.

Price: €30.

 

Circular Time – The Band

New York-based 9-piece band Circular Time come to The Sugar Club to play a fusion of blues, reggae, r&b, calypso, soca and jazz.

Venue: The Sugar Club.

Doors: 8.30pm.

Price: €10.

 

Friday 27th

Gigonometry Rewind #2 

Check out some popular Irish acts that have previously played at Gigonometry’s monthly shows in the past. If you missed them the first time, don’t miss them again!

Presenting: Motions, Montauk Hotel and No More Questions.

Venue: The Underground.

Doors: 8pm.

Price: €8 advance online // €10 door.

Montauk Hotel

 

Jack Lukeman – Mammoth Magic Days Tour 

Alternative Rock and Irish musician Jack Lukeman will be recording a very special live album during his concerts in Dublin (Also 28th). Special guest Stephen James Smith.

Venue: Vicar Street.

Doors: 8.30pm.

Price: €35.

Jack Lukeman

MCD presents: Gomez

English Indie/Rock 5-piece Gomez return to Dublin to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their record ‘Bring it On’.

Venue: The Olympia Theatre.

Doors: 8pm.

Price: Sold out.

 

The Alarm – European Tour 2018

Alternative Rock band The Alarm embark on their first major European tour in over a decade.

Venue: The Academy (Green Room).

Doors: 7pm.

Price: €22.50.

 

Seun Anikulapo Kuti & Egypt 80

The youngest son of afrobeat legend Fela Anikulapo Kuti, Seun Anikulapo Kuti will be taking to the stage this Friday night to lead his father’s ensemble group, Egypt 80 (Also 28th).

Venue: The Sugar Club.

Doors: 8.30pm.

Price: €30.

Seun Anikulapo Kuti

 

Josh Rouse

Having just released his highly anticipated album, ‘Love in the Modern Age’, American Folk/Pop artist Josh Rouse is ready to rock out in Dublin this Friday night. Support from Field Division.

Venue: Whelan’s main venue.

Doors: 8pm.

Price: €23.

 

Robert John Ardiff

Singer/Songwriter Robert John Ardiff is delighted to bring his intimate and acoustic show to the people of Dublin. Get ready to be serenaded by his blissfully smooth voice.

Venue: Whelan’s upstairs.

Doors: 8pm.

Price: €8.

 

Birds of Olympus EP Launch

Wicklow natives Birds of Olympus are celebrating the release of their neo-psychedelic and electronic-themed EP.

Venue: The Grand Social.

Doors: 8pm.

Price: €8.

Birds of Olympus

Liam Oragh – Arguments against Insanity Winter into Spring Tour

Alternative singer-songwriter Liam Oragh brings his new album ‘The Arguments against Insanity’ on tour with a hometown tour finale gig in Dublin. Support from Maul Park and Paul O’Toole. Special guest and MC poet Gillian Hamill and Yana.

Venue: The Workman’s Club (The Vintage Room).
Time: 8pm.
Price: €6.
Liam Oragh 

 

New York City based synth-electronic duo Xeno & Oaklander begin their Spring/Summer tour right here in the City centre. Support from I am the Cosmos.

Venue: Bello Bar.

Doors: 8pm.

Price: €12.

Saturday 28th

MCD presents: Yo La Tengo – UK and European Tour

Alternative Indie/rock trio Yo La Tengo come to Dublin as part of a string of tour dates across Europe.

Venue: The Olympia Theatre.

Doors: 8pm.

Price: €30.90.

 

The Wood Burning Savages – Stability Album Tour

Alternative/Rock four-piece The Wood Burning Savages travel from Derry to play a headline show. Support from Molly Sterling.

Venue: Whelan’s upstairs.

Doors: 8pm.

Price: €9.

The Wood Burning Savages

 

Ultan Conlon – ‘Last Days of the Night Owl’ Album Launch

Rising Galway singer Ultan Conlon plays a headline Dublin show to launch his new album  ‘Last Days of The Night Owl’.

Venue: Whelan’s main venue.

Doors: 8pm.

Price: €15.

New Valley Wolves – ‘Gospel’ EP Launch

Rock duo New Valley Wolves celebrate the launch of their new EP ‘Gospel’. Support from Sub Motion and Scally.

Venue: The Workman’s Club.

Time: 8pm

Price: €12.

New Valley Wolves
 
Howlin Hawks

Iván Ferreiro

Spanish songwriter Iván Ferreiro comes to Dublin to perform his passionate collection of Indie/Rock tracks.

Venue: The Button Factory.

Doors: 7pm.

Price: €21.80.

 

Sunday 29th

Aiken Promotions presents: Bruno Major

London-based singer-songwriter Bruno Major comes to Dublin to perform some exceptional songs from his most recent album ‘A Song For Every Moon’.

Venue: The Workman’s Club.

Time: 8pm

Ticket Price: €16.50.

Bruno Major

Roy Orbison In Dreams : Hologram Tour

A transformative concert experience recreates legendary icon Roy Orbison through  holographic laser imaging as he performs his digitally remastered greatest hits.

Venue: The 3Arena.

Doors: 6.30pm.

Price: €59.

 

Of Mice and Men – The Defy World Tour

Californian Metalcore band Of Mice and Men come to Dublin as part of their ‘Defy’ World Tour.

Venue: The Academy.

Doors: 7pm.

Price: €26.

Of Mice & Men

Concert Parazitii

Romanian hip-hop band Parazitii come to Dublin to perform in the City Centre.

Venue: The Button Factory.

Doors: 7.30pm.

Price: €25.

 

Jared Dylan

Pop/Alternative Singer/Songwriter Jared Dylan comes all the way from New Jersey to play for the people of Bray.

Venue: The Harbour Bar, Bray.

Doors: 9pm.

Price: Free entry.

 

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