This weeks Dublin gigs Apr 18 -24

Friday night is the night of the clashes - Jaya The Cat are bringing their Dutch/American reggae/ska/punk rock to the Grand Social : Protomartyr have the garage post punk sound sewn up in the Button Factory, Chuck Ragan has his punk folk acoustic Hot Water Music in Whelans while the Undertones will have the original punk pop tunes in the Academy. All in one night. Dublin you're cosmopliatan.

This Weeks Dublin Gigs Mar 1 – 7

The calendar is filling up as plays, comedy nights and gigs return. Saturday night alone this week has you spoiled for choice. TenPastSeven and Shifting are launching their albums together in Bello Bar. It's their first chance to launch their respective records. Also that night is A Night of Songs and Stories which is a fund raiser for the campaign to keep Shelbourne FC in Tolka Park. For Those I love got many warranted positive reviews last year and here is a chance to hear some of those songs first hand from Dave Balfe. Oski Bravo will also be playing a set along with some guest speakers. It promises to be a cracker in the Button Factory. If that wasn't enough you also have a chance to see the newly renamed Gilla Band blow the roof of Whelans

This weeks Dublin gigs feb 8 – 13

Venues are starting to book again and people are gaining confidence to go out and hear some live music. Of course these things don't just happen so gigs need to be planned in advance but we are getting there. Big news this week is Bob Log III playing in the Bello Bar on Saturday. A … Continue reading This weeks Dublin gigs feb 8 – 13

This weeks gigs Feb 1

Wow, kind of weird to be talking about gigs and looking at the schedule it seems like bands are starting to travel. Hopefully this is the road we stay on but let's not divide and we can look forward to getting back out there into packed rooms when we are happy to be out there in packed rooms

This weeks gigs Nov 8 – 14

Nice to see some DIY gigs sprinting back up alongside bands who have been starved of their live music livelihood. So the big sound of black midi and Frank Turner will be here this week. For me though it’s the excitement of Chewing on Tinfoil finally happening after three postponements. They have the sweet emotion … Continue reading This weeks gigs Nov 8 – 14

This weeks gigs Oct 25 – 31

https://youtu.be/hhEX9n5DjZQ So the masks are coming off for Halloween once you are on the dancefloor. I was at the Wedding Present last week for a surreal moment. I could stand and dance and sing along, it was special. I was still masked up but much like the non-drinker in a group of teenagers I was … Continue reading This weeks gigs Oct 25 – 31

This weeks gigs October 18-24

While many of us have an eye on what is in store when the Government make their announcements on Friday Oct 22 with regard future restrictions, venue owners have to plan for the future. Is it one of vaccination passports and test as they try and open up their sector. DIY gigs are being hit hard as gatherings of people are being discouraged. We will keep dreaming. In the meantime here’s a list of conformed gigs for this week. Well, confirmed for now