[sg_popup id=”2″ event=”onload”][/sg_popup]It is indeed an exciting week of music as we see music legends such as Ed Sheeran and The Rolling Stones play arena shows right here in Dublin. Besides from this, a mixture of international and underground Irish acts will be gracing the music venues of Dublin this week. Check out the guide below and witness some awesome live music performances that this city has to offer.

Melosity brings you your weekly gig guide for the 14th – 20th of May.


Monday 14th

MCD presents: Tom Misch 

London-based singer/songwriter Tom Misch celebrates the release of his soul/funk album ‘Geography’ with a show in the city centre.

Venue: The Olympia Theatre.

Time: 7pm.

Price: €23.50.

Tom Misch


Tuesday 15th

Blue Fish Diamond – Double Single Launch

Due to weather conditions, Indie/Folk/Rock band Blue Fish Diamond‘s original single launch was cancelled. Luckily, the show has been rescheduled with not one, but two new singles to celebrate! Support from Ella Naseeb and Laura Ryder Ampersand.

Venue: The Workman’s Club.

Time: 8pm.

Price: €3 early bird // €5 general.

Blue Fish Diamond


MCD presents: Snow Patrol – Wildness Tour

Rock/Pop four-piece Snow Patrol prepare to release their brand new album ‘Wildness’ by  playing a small set of shows located in the US, UK and Ireland.

Venue: The Olympia Theatre.

Time: 7pm.

Price: Sold out.

Snow Patrol

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 Together For Yes.



Alternative Rock five-piece Marmozets come to Dublin as part of their UK/Ireland tour.

Venue: Green Room, The Academy.

Doors: 6.30pm.

Price: €17.35.



Wednesday 16th

Ed Sheeran 

Most streamed artist on Spotify 2017 and pop singer/songwriter Ed Sheeran plays tonight as part of a three-date show in Dublin (also 18th and 19th).

Venue: Phoenix Park.

Time: 5pm.

Price: From €81.

Ed Sheeran


Car Seat Headrest – Headline Show

American Indie/Rock four-piece Car Seat Headrest come to Dublin to play as part of their European/US tour.

Venue: The Olympia Theatre.

Time: 7pm.

Price: €29.90.


Thursday 17th

The Rolling Stones – No Filter Tour

English Rock legends The Rolling Stones kick off their No Filter Tour with their first show in Dublin.

Venue: Croke Park.

Time: 5pm.

Price: From €70.45.

Rolling Stones


*Rogue! – Headline Show

Pop/Indie/Funk band *Rogue! are set to play their biggest headline show to date, joined by two groovin’ Dublin bands TADGH and NY5HA.

Venue: The Underground.

Time: 7pm.

Price: €5.



Ex Oh Chapter 69 (ha) – Who needs The Rolling Stones?

Presenting: Letgo Dive, Element X, MILKTIT, Framework and Jailbirds.

Ex Oh Promotions presents an epic night of music featuring a diverse collection of awesome underground Irish acts.

Venue: Fibber Magees.

Time: 8.30pm.

Price: €3.


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.


Niall Thomas – Night Sky Blue Tour

Dublin-based musician and songwriter Niall Thomas will be celebrating his album launch this Thursday night. Support from John Byrne.

Venue: Whelan’s upstairs.

Doors: 8pm.

Price: €12.

Niall Thomas


Friday 18th

Alex Jordan & Company – Headline Show

Country Rock ensemble Alex Jordan & Co. get ready to play their biggest headline show to date. Support from Scott Williamson & the Wildcards.

Venue: Academy 2, The Academy.

Doors: 7pm.

Price: €9.30.


Oíche Presents: SYLK, TADGH and St. Bishop

Presenting: SYLK, TADGH and St. Bishop.

Oíche Events presents three diverse and upcoming acts in the Irish music scene at the moment. Expect a range of styles including R&B, Soul, Funk and Electronic.

Venue: Bello Bar, Portabello.

Doors: 8.15pm.

Price: €10 advanced // €12 general.


Choicecuts presents: Too Many Zoos

BrassHouse group Too Many Zooz travel from New York to perform (also on Sat 19th). Special guests on the night: The Booka Brass Band.

Venue: The Sugar Club.

Doors: 8pm.

Price: €20.


The Fun Machine presents: Phazam Haze & LNT

Three-piece Rock trio Phazam Haze and Alternative Rock band LNT come together to present a really high standard of intricate music this Friday night. Opening the show are Pack Of Howling Wolves

Venue: Sin É Dublin.

Doors: 8.30pm.

Price: Free entry.


Paul Alwright (FKA Lethal Dialect) – ‘Hungry’ Album Launch

Alternative Hip-hop lyricist Paul Alwright performs in the city centre to celebrate the launch of his brand new record.

Venue: The Workman’s Club.

Doors: 8.30pm.

Price: Free entry.

Paul Alwright


Saturday 19th

Super Silly – Headline Show

Chill Hip-hop/Contemporary R&B and rising Quartet Super Silly celebrate the release of their debut EP. Support from King David / SYLK.

Venue: The Button factory

Doors: 7.30pm.

Price: €13.

Super Silly


No Spill Blood – Midnight Show

Dublin trio No Spill Blood play an explosive rock show this Saturday night. If you’re in the mood to completely rock out, definitely head to this gig.

Venue: The Grand Social.

Doors: 11.30pm.

Price: €10.

No Spill Blood


Ian Moss – Ireland/UK/Germany Tour 

Respected as one of Australia’s iconic musicians, Ian Moss comes to Dublin as part of his solo intimate tour.

Venue: The Grand Social.

Doors: 7.30pm.

Price: €17.50.

Ian Moss


Sunday 20th

Turning Pirate presents: Down In The City

Presenting: Scullion, Saint Sister and Joseph O’Connor.

Escape all things digital and head to a night of real-life connection, featuring musical and literary traditions.

Venue: The Sugar Club.

Doors: 7.30pm.

Price: €25.


One Horse Pony – ‘Muddy Waters’ Single Launch

Alternative Root trio One Horse Pony get ready to put on a high-energetic performance with the release of their single ‘Muddy Waters’.

Venue: Whelan’s upstairs.

Doors: 8pm.

Price: €12.

One Horse Pony



WRONGONYOU – Rebirth Tour 2018

Folk/Electronic Italian musician Wrongonyou comes to Dublin as part of his 2018 European tour.

Venue: Whelan’s Main Venue.

Doors: 7pm.

Price: Free entry.


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