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Gig Guide 10th – 16th June

Written by on 09/06/2019

My Heart And I – The Life And Loves Of Josef Locke

My Heart And I – The Life And Loves Of Josef Locke

This two-man show brings you the fellow artists, agents and marriage partners of this working class hero whose extraordinary voice soared over the bustle of showbiz wheeling and dealing as he clambered to the top of his profession, no matter what.

10th-15th June, 8 pm & 3 pm
Smock Alley Theatre
Tickets from €17,00

Tickets & Information: www.smockalley.ticketsolve.com

Blooming Ulysses


Blooming Ulysses is a one-man stage adaptation by Gerry Farrell of James Joyce’s Ulysses that invites the audience to accompany the central protagonist Leopold Bloom on his wanderings around Dublin. It is a humorous and energetic performance that has been acclaimed by theatregoers and academics alike and serves as an excellent introduction to the novel. This fine production has travelled the world receiving rave reviews wherever it goes and we are delighted to present it at Bewley’s for the Bloomsday festival.

10th-16th June, 1 pm
Bewley’s Cafe
Extra Bloomsday Performance on June 16th at 3 pm
Tickets €8 – €12

Tickets & Information: www.bewleyscafetheatre.com

Aziz Ansari - Road To Nowhere

Aziz Ansari

Aziz Ansari is one of the most well-known comedians in the world. In 2015, the stand-up sold out two nights at New York City’s Madison Square Garden. Many will know Aziz for his performance on the hit television show Parks and Recreation. Co-starring alongside actors such as Amy Poehler, Chris Pratt and Nick Offerman, Aziz won plaudits for his role of government employee Tom Haverford. He is also well known as the co-creator, star, writer and director of the hit Netflix original show Master of None.

10th June, doors 9.30 pm
Vicar Street
Tickets from €51,00

Tickets & Information: www.vicarstreet.com

The Ruby Sessions

Ruby Sessions

The Ruby Sessions is an acoustic music club held weekly every Tuesday, in the intimate setting of Doyle’s of College Street for the past 19 years. Four original acts play a stripped back set in front of a completely silent candlelit room each week. The line-up is announced the day before, so keep an eye on their twitter/facebook each Monday for the announcement. This week the line up is Seba Safe, Kehli, Bairbre Anne and Ultan Conlon.

11th June , 9 pm
Doyles Pub  
Tickets €7 (Proceeds donated to Dublin Simon Community)

Tickets & Information: www.rubysessions.com



Originating from an interval performance at the 1994 ‘Eurovision Song Contest’ , Riverdance,  a theatrical show consisting mainly of traditional Irish music and dance  is now one of the most successful productions in the world.  The stage show has been seen by over 25 million people in over 450 venues and returns to The Gaiety on 11th June and will run till 15th September.

11th June – 15th September
Gaiety Theatre
Tickets from €41

Tickets & Information: www.riverdance.com

Ireland: A Survivor's Guide

Ireland: A Survivor's Guide

The hilarious comedy sketch show returns to the International Bar in June.  A guide to Irish people, culture, and customs using energetic, inventive physical comedy sketches and a box of unusual props. Brilliant Family entertainment for locals and visitors alike.

11th June – 10th August, Times Vary
International Bar/ The Sugar Club  
Tickets from €6 – 12,50

Tickets & Information: www.irelandasurvivorsguide.com

Chance McCoy

Chance McCoy

Aiken Promotions proudly presents Chance McCoy live at Whelans. He is a Grammy winning Indie Folk musician from West Virginia.

12th June, doors 8 pm 
Tickets from €13,00

Tickets & Information: www.aikenpromotions.com

Willie White

willie white

Willie White is one of most requested act at the Laugher Lounge and he returns for a three day run this Thursday.  A regular at comedy clubs and festivals nationwide, his fast wit and captivating stage presence has elevated him to one of today’s must-book comedians. Hosting the evening will be Danny O’Brien. Danny sells out the Edinburgh and Melbourne Fringe festival every year and has travelled the world making audiences LOL.

13th June , 8.30 pm
The Laughter Lounge
Tickets from €26

Tickets & Information: www.laughterlounge.com

KidKast Castleknock


KidKast Castleknock are delighted to be showcasing their year’s work in Draíocht this year. Come see their fantastic students, ranging in age from 3-14 years, demonstrate their dancing, singing and acting skills. It’s guaranteed to be a fun night of entertainment with something for everyone. Under the direction of Eunice McMenamin.

13th June , 7 pm
Draíocht Theatre
Tickets from €18 / €12 conc

Tickets & Information: www.draiocht.ticketsolve.com

Taste of Dublin

Taste of Dublin

Taste of Dublin 2019 is celebrating Ireland’s eclectic cuisine and the chefs revolutionising the Irish menu. There will be cooking demonstrations, food talks, whiskey tasting, live entertainment, wine masterclasses, hands-on cooking classes and much more!

13th – 16th June 
Iveagh Gardens  
Tickets from €17,50

Tickets & Information: www.dublin.tastefestivals.com

Dalkey Book Festival


Dalkey Book Festival takes place every year in June. It was set up by Sian Smyth and David McWilliams in 2010. Since then the festival has hosted internationally renowned writers, including Booker Prize winners, a Nobel Laureate, Impac winners, Oscar winners and Costa winners.

13th – 16th June 
Iveagh Gardens  
Tickets from €17,50

Tickets & Information: www.dalkeybookfestival.org

Jeffrey Lewis & Los Bolts

Jeffrey Lewis & Los Bolts

Jeffrey Lewis & Los Bolts play a crazy, original mix of scuzzy urban indie-rock, literate lyrics and comic book punk, like a 21st Century mash-up of Sonic Youth, Pete Seeger and R. Crumb.

“Hands down my favorite contemporary songwriter” – Ben Gibbard (Death Cab For Cutie)

13 June, 8 pm 
The Grand Social  
Tickets from €16,00

Tickets & Information: www.thegrandsocial.ie

Deep Sky Objects

Deep Sky Objects

To celebrate the release of their new single ‘Nothing to Lose’ on June 7th, Deep Sky Objects play a very special show at Whelan’s. The three-piece indie rock band from Kerry derived from mutual interests in groups such as The Smiths, Interpol, Radiohead and The National.

13 June, doors 8 pm 
Tickets €8 adv / €10 door

Tickets & Information: www.whelanslive.com

Makings + Embrace The Crisis

Makings are six-piece outfit with a unique sound that weaves between electro, rock & rap.  So far in 2019 they have performed at Vantastival, Bloom in The park, Oakfest, Whelan’s Ones To Watch, Midnight City and have toured Germany and UK.   This Friday 14th June they bring their floor-filling  sound to The Workman’s Club. With support by Embrace The Crisis, a live electro act that have just released their most recent EP ‘Lessons’ , this will be an evening for live electro and rock fans alike.

14th June, 8 pm 
The Workman’s Club
Tickets: €10 

Tickets & Information  – theworkmansclub.com

My Tribe Your Tribe + Good Time Villains

My Tribe Your Tribe

My Tribe Your Tribe + Good Time Villains come together to celebrate the release of both of their debut albums. My Tribe Your Tribe is an Indie-Electro and recording project of Laois based musician George Mercer. Indie-Folk band Good Time Villains is one of Dublins fast approaching to the famous side of the genre.

14th June, doors 7.30 pm 
The Grand Social  
Tickets: €10 door

Tickets & Information: www.thegrandsocial.ie

Elsafty, Armstrong & Browne

Elsafty,Armstrong & Browne

From sparkling songs to harp laments and old pipes ‘pieces’, this concert will treat you to an all-too-rare experience of the rich and unique sound of early Ireland. The coming together of these three musical minds with their deep fascination, love and respect for that past which created our present, makes for a warm, informative and joyous evening’s entertainment.

15th June, 3 – 4 pm 
Farmleigh Ballroom
Tickets: €15

Tickets & Information: www.farmleigh.ie

Mack Fleetwood

Mac Fleetwood

Ireland’s premier tribute to the Supergroup Fleetwood Mac, bring you on a magical musical journey from the Peter Green blues era to the multi-platinum selling Anglo/American band that still tour today. Their love of the material and musical prowess shines through in each song.

15th June, 7.30 pm 
The Grand Social  
Tickets: €15

Tickets & Information: www.thegrandsocial.ie

Laugh Out Loud For Temple Street

Laugh Out Loud

Ireland’s best-loved comedy night, Laugh Out Loud for Temple Street, returns on Saturday, in Vicar Street, when the countriest funniest comedians will come together for a night of fun and comedy in aid of Temple Street Children’s Hospital. A whole host of top comedy talent will perform on the night including Colm O’Regan, Alison Spittle Joanne McNally, Stephen Mullan and many more.

15th June, 8.30 pm 
Vicar Street  
Tickets: €26

Tickets & Information: www.vicarstreet.com

Sunset Rollercoaster

Sunset Rollercoasters

Sunset Rollercoaster is a 6-piece synth-pop band from Taiwan, including members: Tseng Kuo-Hung (vocal/guitar), Chen Hung-Li (bass), Lo Tsun-Lung (drum), Wang Shao-Hsuan (keyboard), Huang Shih-Wei (drum pads/percussion) and Huang Hao-Ting (Saxophone). The band is known for their 80s style of breezy and chilled out music with incredible live performances. Being one of the most romantic bands from Asia, fans nicknamed the band’s genre as “pregnantal rock.”

15th June, 8 pm 
The Sound House 
Tickets: €15

Tickets & Information: www.aikenpromotions.com



As the storm clouds of history gather, Bloom escapes the confines of his book to embark on a new odyssey of remembering and forgetting. Bounding back and forth through time, he attempts to discover his true identity through his Jewish roots. Instead, he falls into the decimated heart of Europe to find an altogether more terrifying story waiting for him. Patrick Morris delivers a Herculean performance as Bloom in this tour-de-force which mixes clownish antics with high drama, rich stories and powerful imagery.

16th June, 2.30 pm & 7.30 pm
The New Theatre
Tickets: €17 (€14 conc.)

Tickets & Information: www.thenewtheatre.com

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