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Gig Guide: 17th to 21st February

Written by on 14/02/2020

Cherry Comedy w. Geraoid Farrelly

Cherry Comedy bring you a truly electric night in Whelan’s every Monday, bringing you the young, new and emerging talent on the Irish comedy scene.

LINE-UP: Gearóid Farrelly, Emma Doran, Emily Ashmore, Aideen McQueen & John O’Keeffe. Hosted by Richie Bree.

17th February  8.00pm
€5 – €7



More expansive and ambitious than ever before, Gengahr are a band reborn. A testament to going it alone, Sanctuary is the experimental North London alt-pop four-piece’s finest body of work to date, a DIY triumph which welcomes old friend Jack Steadman of Bombay Bicycle Club as producer, adding his distinct brand of symphonic sparkle to Gengahr’s complex, layered sound.

17th February  7.30 pm
The Sound House


HMLTD West of Eden Tour

Following their recent return with the explosive recent single ‘LOADED’, London based five-piece HMLTD today announce news of the upcoming release of their long-awaited debut album, West of Eden, due for release on 7th February 2020 via UK independent label Lucky Number. In addition, HMLTD have also announced a UK and European headline tour, this includes a headline show at The Sound House, Dublin 18th February 2020.

17th February  7.30 pm
The Sound House


TiLT - Sprints, Turnstiles & TV People

Sprints are a really fun punk guitar band. They’re a 4 piece led by an excellent frontwoman Karla Chubb.
Turnstiles are a 5 piece punk act from Galway led by London born frontman Callum Mitchell. During the week they were confirmed as one of the first acts to play at this summer’s Forbidden Fruit.
TV People are a 4 piece indie band that have at times an Interpol style sound and look. They’ve 3 singles released so far – the latest one is called ‘Kitchen Sinking’.

18th February 7.30 pm
The Button Factory


The Dead South

Following their sold out show at The Button Factory in January, The Dead South confirm they will return to Dublin in 2020 performing at Vicar Street, 18th February. The band will also perform Ulster Hall, Belfast on 19th February. Tickets on sale now.

18th Febuary  7.30 pm
Vicar Street


Music for babies

Classical music concerts for grandparents, parents and babies in a relaxed, local setting.
Come and enjoy the finest chamber music as your baby feeds, sleeps, plays and absorbs all the benefits of this wonderful music.

19th February  11 am
St. Anthony’s Hall


A Woman's Heart Orchestrated

It’s one of the most successful Irish albums of all time, selling more than 750,000 copies in Ireland alone. Now, for the first time ever, the RTÉ Concert Orchestra is proud to present A Woman’s Heart Orchestrated. Get ready for a very special event as Eleanor McEvoy, Maura O’Connell and Wallis Bird join us to perform this iconic album live.

19th February 8 pm
National Concert Hall

€25 – €45


Alone It Stands

31st October 1978. Thomond Park, Limerick. The mighty New Zealand All Blacks, on an Irish tour, take on the none-too-mighty Munster team – and, to everyone’s surprise, they lose 12-0. From this piece of Irish sporting history John Breen has fashioned a funny, lively play in which both teams, plus fans, children, relatives and even a dog, are portrayed by a cast of six, with no props.

19th February  8 pm
Mill Theatre
€14 – €16


Andreas Varady Trio

Andreas Varady started his ascent to mastering jazz guitar at a very young age. In April of 2018, Varady released his long anticipated sophomore album, The Quest. The album was released under Resonance Records and was produced solely by Andreas. The Quest continues…

20th February  8 pm
Lost Lane


Crowbar presents: PECO

Peco is an Irish artist who’s music is a blend of folk, indie-rock and pop. His songs combine strong melodies with insightful and imaginative lyrics. Peco has something to say but likes to do so with a hook or two!

Peco’s songs have received airplay on regional and national stations in Ireland and abroad. His song, ‘Retrospect’ debuted on US TV last year.

20th February  8 pm
Button Factory


The Lieutenant of Inishmore

Following on from the hugely successful production of Martin McDonagh’s The Cripple of Inishmaan last year, the Gaiety Theatre presents a major new production of McDonagh’s The Lieutenant of Inishmore Directed by Andrew Flynn this exciting new production of The Lieutenant of Inishmore is now running at the Gaiety Theatre. Tickets are on sale from the Gaiety Theatre and Ticketmaster. This run has been extended due to demand, but must end 14th March.

20th & 21st February 7.30 pm
The Gaiety Theatre
€35.50 – €41


AIS Launch Party

Join AIS for the launch of her Debut Single on February 21st downstairs at the WELL Bar opposite Stephen’s Green.
She will perform an all original set with an 8 piece band, including her Debut Single “Hurts Sometimes” (Available Everywhere February 21).
With support from the wonderful Jay G, MA-KA an Marcus Damascus!

21st February 7 pm
The Well
€5 – €7


Boiler Room x Ava Dublin

Dublin, we’ve got a very special party planned for you in 2020, bringing all the energy of the Boiler Room stage at AVA’s flagship Belfast festival to an intimate spot.

21st February 9 pm
Boiler Room
€16.70 – €27.84


Cynema @ Lost Lane

‘CYNEMA’ (Previously ‘Cinema’) is the alias upon the visually heavy, electronic sounds created by Ireland based Peter Fleming. An alt-Pop sound made up of rushing synths and catchy Pop vocals on top of Dance music roots. It has lead him to high acclaim both within and outside of his native Irish music scene. Having clocked regular mainstream airtime with recent singles, the quality of CYNEMA’s live performances have grown accordingly leading to Ireland’s biggest festival stages.

21st February  11 pm
Lost Lane


The City and Us

The City and Us – an Irish four-piece made up of Elva Trill, Mark Hogan, Stephen Youster and Stephen Reilly – are beginning to make their mark on the Irish music scene. Their sound is a mixture of Indie, Rock, Pop and a bit of Synth.
Now, after a busy 2019, having opened for Keywest in various venues and even headlining their own shows around Europe, The City and Us join us at the start of their New Year. This will be an incredible evening as they’re a band on the rise and ones to look out for!

22nd February  8 pm
Lost Lane


The Holy Show

A new comedy based on the 1981 hijacking of an Aer Lingus plane, by an ex-Trappist monk, with a bottle of water as his weapon, the Pope as his nemesis, and a burning desire to know The Third Secret of Fatima.

22nd February  8 pm
€16 – €18


PDF Pockethole, Fynch & Sick Nanley and Toké O’Drift

Following the release of Sequence 01 and Sequence 02 in 2019, PDF Pockethole is gearing up for the release of the highly anticipated third installment in the concept album series: Sequence 03. Ahead of project’s release on February 27, the experimental Irish artist has shared the music video for Sequence 02’s ‘Footage Of A Memory’. You’ll get to hear some new songs this Saturday.
22nd February  8 pm
The Workman’s Club


6 Notions Rugby Party with Gunther & Reggie Corrigan

It’s the 6 Notions Rugby Party at Lost Lane! Join us this 6 Nations season and catch all the days action on the Lost Lane Big Screen! With Barry Murphy AKA MC Gunther giving his match analysis for each game, along with some Apres-Match comic relief,  joined by very special guest Reggie Corrigan, you can bet there’ll be a lotta laughs and possibly tears!
23rd February  2 pm
Lost Lane

Luv Nor Money

Luv Nor Money – In aid of Inner City Helping Homeless.
They’re buzzing to announce the first in a series of Hip-Hop, poetry and Indie events taking place in Mema’s.
They have an incredible variety of talent taking you through the night; from Spoken-Word and Folk, right through to Hip-Hop and House.
This is a free event, however, the hosts encourage anyone who attends to donate what they can in an effort to support the great work done by Inner City Helping Homeless.

20th February  7 pm
Mema’s Bar


Based on the animal gangs that involved violent rivalries
between Dublin youth from opposite sides of the city.
Starting in the thirties and going well into the fifties, ‘Animals’ follows the protagonist and newsboy: Francis Lawless, in a gruelling play
to get himself and his family out of poverty
by whatever means necessary.

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