The gigs are coming back as are the clashes. Next Saturday sees Wonk Unit making their long awaited return to Ireland. They have been described by many as a modern day Snuff and their gigs are a hark back to those fun irreverent tuneful snuff nights? Just to get the punks confused though there’s a return to Dublin hardcore gigs in the Hut that night too as Bitter Pill have the venue booked. Another fascinating one that night is in the Pepper Cannister for Mise Fresin with a mixtape of Irelands hip hop and eclectic up and coming artists. Not forgetting the beautiful sounds of Big Thief in the Stadium on the same night.

Los Bitchos are in the Workmans on Tuesday, Denise Chaila is in the Olympia on Friday and if you are looking for a fun night of skanking the Skatuesques are in the Grand Social on Friday. The week finishes off with the launch of the wonderful Lee Harveys new 7″ on Sunday afternoon in the Wild Duck. Also playing is Tony St Leger whose latest vinyl output is on Trouble Pilgrims excellent new album.

Mimi Webb – Academy, Feb 21

Los Bitchos + Noon Garden – Workmans Club, Feb 22
GoGo Penguin – Vicar Street, Feb 22
Aly and AJ – Academy, Feb 22
Elder Island – Button Factory, Feb 22 + 23
Hobo Johnson and the Lovemakers – Vicar Street, Feb 23
Cam Cole – Grand Social, Feb 24
Isaac Jones – Workmans, Feb 24
Restive nation – Grand Social, Feb 24
Under Starling – Whelans Upstairs, Feb 24
Gurriers + Floor Show + Panik Attaks – Button Factory, Feb 24
Teaze + The Decades – Workmans, Feb 24
Royseven – Whelans, Feb 24
Conor Scott – Workmans cellar, Feb 25
Denise Chaila – Olympia, Feb 25
The Skatuesques – Grand Social, Feb 25
Blondmodel – Soundhouse, Feb 25
Shobsy – Whelans, Feb 25
Wonk Unit – Grand Social, Feb 26
Dan McCabe – Olympia, Feb 26
Abbacaxi – Workmans Cellar, Feb 26
Bitter Pill + Goon + Lust for Life + Arrogant – The Hut, Feb 26
Mise Fresin with Djackulate + Skipper’s Alley + Rick Epping + Cormac MacDiarmada & Ruth Clinton + Séamus Barra Ó Súilleabháin + Jonny Dillon + Aileen Dillane – Pepper Cannister, Feb 26
Big Thief – National Stadium, Feb 26
Stephen Fretwell – Whelans, Feb 26
Mango x Mathman – Academy, Feb 26
The Frisky Gypsys – Whelans Upstairs, Feb 26
David San Clair – Whelans Upstairs, Feb 27
Lee Harveys + Tony St Leger – Wild Duck, Feb 27 4pm
Jane Willow – Whelans, Feb 27
The Darkness – Olympia, Feb 27

A full list of upcoming gigs is available here

One thought on “This weeks Dublin gigs Feb 21 – 27

  1. Bad news today that the Fretwell gig on Saturday at Whelans has been postponed until August – apparently Stephen Fretwell has hurt his back.

    Fingers crossed we’re all around to enjoy that!

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