Upcoming Gigs

Upcoming Gigs Week Starting March 6 2017

It is International Womens Day on March 8 so lots of events to mark it. On the day itself the Sugar Club are hosting a benefit for Abortion Rights Campaign and the weekend sees F Festival taking over many city centre venues.


F. 2017 will see even more fresh talent take the stage with a few new special additions… During the day, we will take you through the some of Dublin’s finest venues… Exploring a variety of artistic & creative mediums. But as the evening skies betwixt us, we’ve got some hefty riffs and dirty disco beats to keep you entertained, so make sure to pack your dancing shoes!

Our venue listings are as follows:

The Mercantile – Live Music
Temple Bar Gallery / Studio 6 (Main Space) – Art
Wig-Wam – Comedy + Spoken Word hosted by Joanne Mc Nally (Republic of Telly) + DJ’s (LATE)
Grand Social – Live Music + DJ’s (LATE)
The Back Loft – Workshops / Theatre
The Bowery – Live Music hosted by Nasty Women
Mother – The Hub Mother DJs (Ruth Kavanagh + Guest)
Sin E – Live Music hosted by Bitches Brew
Gypsy Rose – Live Music hosted by Claire Percival (drummer at Dead Label)
The George – Liquid Lead Show & Demo hosted by Trevor Copp + Jeff Fox (As seen on TED Talks) – (LATE PARTY)
Generator – Talks/Panels + Live Music + Film curated by ‘Eibh Collins (Galway Film Fleadh, IndieCork & irishshortfilm.com)

Welcoming The Heavy Music Zone & Workshops as our new sections & The Generator, The George, Temple Bar Gallery, The Bowery, Sin E, Mother & The Gypsy Rose as our new venues.

Our new Workshops section will bring a same-sex dance workshop, hosted by Tottering Biped from Canada. Pole classes by ‘Leanne Cummins’, Irelands Champion Pole Dancer & Second Place in The United Pole Artists. Music lessons for both advanced and beginners and much more.

Heavy Music Zone
Claire Percival of Dead Label is curating a heavy music stage.
4/5 bands will bring riffs and ferocity in Gypsy Rose. Claire (Bitches Brew / Knockanstockan / Sweeney’s and much more) will be tearing it up the Liffey to close with a Metal DJ Set.

Generator + The Back Loft are kicking off at mid-day, and the main entertainment will take place from 6-11pm. Then, Wig-Wam, The Hub & Wah Wah will then run till 3am.

A cause or organisation will be associated with each venue. This includes Repeal, White Ribbon, Arc, Dublin Rape Crisis Centre, Help Musicians (NI) and more.
Each organisation will have an information stall set up a venue. Here you can talk to a member of their team to find out more info & ways in which you can help.


As always, F. Festival is completely free, we’re offering you an open hand & taking you down a rabbit hole of talent.

We are celebrating women in the arts, come join us.

*********************************This Weeks Gigs*********************

Zig Zags (LA), Guilty Optics, Exploding eyes – The Grand Social, March 7
January, Solar Messiah, Out Straight, Reckless Avenue – Fibbers, March 7
Mine Launch with Æ MAK, Mongoose, Sarah Maria griffin, Tara Flynn – Workmans Club, March 7
The Voices for Choice Choir, Eve Darcy, Veda Beaux Reves, Laura Byrne, Farah Ell, Alice Apparently, Comedian Elaine Gallagher, The Glitter Hole Troupe, Aerialist Aileen Ferris – Sugar Club, March 8 (Benefit for Abortion Rights Capaign)
Wild Chiled – Whelans, march 8
HAMELL ON TRIAL + CLIVE BARNES – Whelans Upstairs, March 9
Grails, Majeure – Whelans, March 9
Final Boss of My Twenties, Shrug Life, Ella Naseeb – Bello Bar, March 10
Field trip, Dott, Danny Carroll, Skinner – Tivoli Backstage, March 10
NASA Assassin, I AM A Carcrash, Sugarplum Suicide, Dangerous Dave and the Side Effects – Fibbers March 10
Montauk Hotel – Whelans, March 10
F. Festival – See above, various venues March 11
Hvmmingbyrd, Laoise, My Fellow Sponges, Kevyn, Pillow queens, Ruth, Sister Ghost, Vernon Jane – The Mercantile, March 11
Beatrix Nova, Caz9, Elly D, El Gray, Gemma Bradly, HOODOO REELIN, Paths, Sylk, The Vulture Collective – Generator, March 11
Alien She, Dissension Rising, Mother Mooch, Sub Motion – Gypsy Rose, March 11
August Wells – Grand Social, March 11
HAMILTON LEITHAUSER – Workmans Club, March 12
Leo Stannard – Workmans Club, March 14
Kila – Whelans, March 16
Napalm Death, Warpath Ireland, Black Skies Burn, War Iron Voodoo Longe March 18
The Middles Ages + Glimmermen – Whelans, March 18
frank Carter and the Rattlesnakes – The Academy, March 22
Russian Circles – Whelans, March 22
Kiss My Acid – Whelans, March 23 (late night)
Girls Rock Dublin with AE Mak, Alien She, Susie Blue, Extravision – grand Social, March 24
No Spill Blood – Bello Bar, March 31
The Blades – Whelans, March 31
Vyder, Annas Anchor, Life Goals, Steady Decline – Whelans, March 31
Myth – Workmans Club, April 1
windings, Persuasion (feat members of Land Lovers), Girlfriend – The Grand Social, April 1
The Dubtones, The Nilz, Kiss My Acid – Toners, April 2
XSLF, Hooligan Dublin, Takers n Users and Kiss My Acid. – Fibbers, April 8
PWR BTTM – Workmans Club, April 10
Chelsea Wolfe – Whelans, Apr 15
Therapy? Acoustic show – Whelans, April 25
Duncan Reid and the Big Heads, Audible Jones, Suckin Diesel, Brain Donation – Fibbers April 28
Dublin Ska Festival – Grand Social, April 29
Ducking Punches, Annas Anchor – Workmans Club, May 13
Discharge – Voodoo Lounge, May 13