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Gig Guide 17 – 23 June

Written by on 16/06/2019

Magic Numbers

The Magic Numbers

The Magic Numbers return after a four year hiatus. With their new album ‘Outsiders’  and a renewed sense of purpose following several successful side and solo projects, their album tour will bring them to Whelan’s this Tuesday 18th June.

18 June
8pm,  Whelan’s

Info / Tickets  – whelanslive.com

Canaan Cox

Cannon Cox

This kid is has taken Nashville by storm! Only having been in Music City two years, he’s been featured on Whiskey Riff, Sounds Like Nashville, The Boot, and has not only opened for acts like Justin Moore and Dylan Scott, but headlined his own tours as well. Canaan’s first debut single, “Lie” was one of the Top 20 Most Added Song on Music Row in 2017.

18 June
8pm,  The Grand Social

Info / Tickets  – thegrandsocial.ie

Pipeworks Organ & Choral Festival


From its beginnings in 1980 as the Dublin International Organ Festival, Pipeworks has brought to Irish audiences a diverse programme of music-making with the organ at its centre, fully exploiting not only the wonderful range of instruments to be found in Ireland, but the splendid cathedrals, churches and concert halls which house them.

19 – 23 June
Various times & venues 
From €8 to €25

Info / Tickets  – www.pipeworks.ie

Cult Called Man

Cult Called Man

Having spent the past two years recording their second album, Cult Called Man play an intimate show on the 20th of June in Whelan’s, with new material and a new vibe.

20 June
8pm,  Whelan’s
€9 adv / €12 door

Info / Tickets  – www.whelanslive.com

A Midsummer Night's Dream


William Shakespeare’s most popular and loved comedy in a refreshing and inventive production at Pearse Park, St. Enda’s, Rathfarnham. Tea, coffee, wine is available at the café and picnics are welcome. Twenty two Balally performers are involved in this dynamic ensemble, among them are local favourites and some fresh new faces too.

20 – 22 June
7.30pm, St Enda’s Park Rathfarnham
Tickets €14 & €12 Conc.

Info / Tickets  – www.milltheatre.ie

Foil, Arms & Hog - Craicling

Foil, Arm & Hog

Former children and regular eaters Foil, Arms & Hog return to Vicar St with their new show. Craicling is a fast-paced sketch show featuring a class on how to hold a baby, a Gregorian chant about life as a monk and the assassination of a classically trained actor.

20 June
7.30pm, Vicar Street
Tickets €29.50

Info / Tickets  – www.aikenpromotions.com

Slow Moving Clouds

Slow Moving Clouds

Slow Moving Clouds is a Dublin-based post-folk band who bring together roots in the Irish and Nordic folk traditions with post-punk drones, baroque strings, and soaring falsetto vocals – creating a unique, immersive, atmospheric sound.

20 June
8pm, Workman’s Club
Tickets €15

Info / Tickets  – www.theworkmansclub.com

Midsummer Folk Fest

Midsummer Folk Fest

Midsummer is just around the corner and to welcome it in Blue Fish Diamond is teaming up with Leila Jane & The Healers and Blue Luna for a night of folk-flavoured music … with some indie, rock and pop seasoning thrown in for good measure.

20 June
8pm, The Grand Social
Tickets €6 – €8

Info / Tickets  – www.thegrandsocial.ie


Elly D

ELLYD (Elaine Doyle) is an Irish singer- songwriter hailing from West Dublin. After a successful few months of touring across the country, she is set to play her first gig with her newly formed live band at Whelan’s on June 21st.

21 June
8pm, Whelan’s
Tickets €8 adv / €10 door

Info / Tickets  – www.whelanslive.com

Jesse Malin

Jesse Malin

A native New York City singer & songwriter born out of a hardcore punk and rock & roll background, Jesse Malin has played and toured since the age of 12. He brings his ‘The Fine Art of Self-Destruction’ tour to Whelan’s. This tour is very exciting, as Jesse has just announced his latest album in 4 years “Sunset Kids”.

21 June
8pm, Whelan’s
Tickets €16,50

Info / Tickets  – www.whelanslive.com

Body & Soul Festival

Body & Soul Festival

Body & Soul returns for its landmark tenth anniversary in 2019.
Sitting in the stunning grounds of Ballinlough Castle, Body & Soul Festival transcends the classic notion of a music festival, offering a holistic experience for all the senses. Groundbreaking music artists, immersive theatre, beautiful art installations, gastronomic experiences, fragrant cocktails and indulgent wellbeing areas come together to provide a weekend of sensory exploration.

21 – 23 June
Ballinlough Castle
Tickets €70 – €209,50

Info / Tickets  – www.bodyandsoul.ie

To Shorten The Road


In ‘To Shorten the Road’ Lorraine O’Brien plays the part of Peig Meg Seanchai whose enchanting and humourous stories will bring a smile to your face, a warmth to your heart, and tears of laughter to your eyes. Emma O’Brien will also spin a yarn or two, and entertain you with her wonderful singing voice. Mick Heffernan completes the trio.

22 June
3 pm & 7.30 pm  , Luisne Theatre Cafe
Tickets €32,08

Info / Tickets  – www.eventbrite.ie

GREYFACE plus special guests SCATHED

Irish Alternative band, ‘GREYFACE’ released their debut single, ‘Yin’ on May 21st. The track showcases the bands fresh new sound, as well introduces a new audience to the maximalist and theatrical nature of the band. Their high-energy theatrical live show shines through brightly in this debut. The harshness of the rhythm, angsty rap vocals, brutal synths, glam style shredding add up to make a fresh, gritty and exciting hybrid of sounds and genres.  Opening proceeding are special guests Scathed.


22 June
11:45pm  , Whelan’s

Info / Tickets  – whelanslive.com

The Hara

The Hara

THE HARA are Josh Taylor, Zack Breen and Jack Kennedy. Although comprising of only three instruments – and no live bass guitar – the trio made their presence undeniably known with Breen’s fiery riffs, Kennedy’s ear-shattering drum solos, and Taylor’s face-melting high vocals. Using an intricate system of pads, triggers, and tracks THE HARA have crafted their sound to emulate thirty instruments on stage instead of three.

23 June
doors 2 pm , Tramline
Tickets from €12

Info / Tickets  – www.tickettailor.com

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