Gig Guide 4th – 10th February
Written by Barry on 03/02/2019
Cherry Comedy is stand up comedy event that takes place every Monday upstairs at Whelan’s. Featuring young, new, old and emerging talent on the Irish comedy scene.
MON 4th February – 8pm
€5 adv / €7 Door
The Silk Road Film Festival is in its 7thyear and is going from strength to strength each year. On the 7th February, the Student Film Festival will feature a variety of films made by students all over the world. For more information on dates and time visit The Silk Road Film Festivals website.
7th February – Various Times
Edmund Burke Theatre, Arts Building, Trinity College
Checkout will be celebrating the 40th anniversary of the prestigious Checkout Conference, the essential grocery retail and FMCG event of the year. Checkout Conference 2019 is considered a must-attend event for senior executives in the trade, due to the high calibre of speakers and its status as a premium networking opportunity for retail and FMCG professionals.
5thFebruary – 8:30am
Uncle Tony overdosed last month and has left the future of the family business resting on Sharon’s shoulders. Will Kit Kats and cocaine be her saving grace or will a frantic ex, fifty debts and a recent death in the family cause her to finally crack? ‘Kracked’ is the comic peek inside the mind of a young woman coping with the lows and highs (literally!) of life as a newfound businesswoman.
5th– 9thFebruary – 8pm
Smock Alley, Boy’s School
JigJam are a multi-award winning quartet from Ireland. Blending the best of traditional Irish music with Bluegrass and Americana in a new genre which has been branded as ‘i-Grass’, their stage presence and energy along with their musical ability has captivated audiences all over the world. Also Joined by ímar a new band from Glasgow.
This is an experiential event where you can craft your skills, build confidence and find your career direction. From employability skills to health and wellness, interview tips to pursuing your passion, gradireland Live equips you with the tools you need to pursue the future you want. You will also get to meet top employers across all disciplines and sectors and postgrad providers from Ireland and abroad.
RDS Mainhall, Ballsbridge
Spike, Dublin’s alternative cello festival, will be back for its third installation Friday 8th-Sunday 10th February 2019 in venues across Dublin. After the festival’s hugely successful, entertaining and innovative 2017 & 18 incarnations, the 2019 programme will present unique events with some of the most talented and exciting cello artists & friends from home and abroad.
A regular guest on TV and radio shows in Ireland for many years, David McSavage has also appeared at all the major comedy festivals including the Edinburgh Festival and internationally in Australia, Germany, Japan and Scandinavia. As an actor, this year he features in the film Calvary by John Michael McDonagh starring Brendan Gleeson. His other recent film roles in Traders, Gold and Our Robot Overlords.