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Gig Guide 7 -12 May

Written by on 05/05/2019


Kevin Smith & Ralph Garman - Babble Go Breá 2019 Tour


US writer, director, actor and podcaster Kevin Smith, alongside fellow Ralph Garman, are heading back to Vicar Street with their legendary weekly podcast Hollywood Babble-On.

9th May

Tickets €42  available at  http://www.ticketmaster.ie/


Dublin Dance Festival 2019


Dublin Dance Festival – The 15th Edition of DDF will be a celebration of brilliant, awe-inspiring and thought-provoking dance from across the globe, taking place across Dublin.

1st – 19th May
Ticket Price varies
For more information visit https://www.dublindancefestival.ie/


International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival 2019


From May 6th-19th critically acclaimed productions from the UK, USA, Canada, Ecuador, South Africa and Australia, as well as home-grown talent take to Dublin’s stages for this jam-packed two week long event.

The programme offers a range of talent from the Broadway World Best Actor Award Winner,  as well as emerging writers and performers. All theatres are located right in the city centre.

6th- 19th May
Tickets € 10- 15
For more information visit gaytheatre.ie


Made of Stone Roses Tribute


Made of Stone, the dynamic The Stone Roses tribute live band that recreate the real vibe of a Stone Roses gig. Celebrating the 30th anniversary of Stone Roses iconic debut album, plus all the mega hits of Stone Roses.

11th May
19.30 – 11 pm, Button Factory
Tickets € 19.94 available on http://www.eventbrite.ie


Red Bull Cliff Diving


The world’s elite male and female divers will go head to head in Carlisle Pier. The 2nd stop of the World Series event will be a FREE family event, tickets not required. Anyone and everyone is welcome to come along and enjoy the show!

11th- 12th May
5pm, Dún Laoghaire Habour
Free entry


Dick Valentine Electric Six


Dick Valentine ( Electric Six)

Dick Valentine of hit-machine Electric Six rides into town on a Satanic horse to break it down for you. He will be playing stripped down acoustic versions of songs from the Electric Six catalogue as well as songs from his three solo albums. His newest solo release, “Here Come The Bags” is much bigger in sound than his first two solo releases and can be purchased directly from Valentine at the shows. The acoustic experience with Dick Valentine is low-pressure, high-stakes, medium-rare. Come feel Dick Valentine feeling you. He’s an American music legend and he’s seeking political asylum in your Irish mind. Let Dick Valentine have access to your shit. One night only.

6th May
8pm, The Grand Social 
€12.50


Roberto Castello / ALDES


Roberto Castello / ALDES

In this enigmatically titled work, We go around at night and are consumed by fire, controversial Italian choreographer Roberto Castello fuses cinema, dance and theatre to offer insights into a life fueled by endless desire.

Four dancers move together, never communicating directly, yet finding small moments of contact, even tenderness. They openly struggle with the brusque and emotional movements. Like characters in a Beckett play, they are relentlessly driven to carry on.

Little by little, the repetitive, pulsating rhythm of music and movement draws us into a trance-like space. Both comical and grotesque, we experience an almost physical empathy for the profound exhaustion of the performers, whose journey reflects our insatiable quest for more

7th-8th May
7:30pm, Projects Arts Centre (upstairs)
€22


The Comedy About A Bank Robbery


The Comedy About A Bank Robbery

Now booking into its third year at the Criterion Theatre in London, Mischief Theatre’s smash-and-grab hit, The Comedy About A Bank Robbery, is a fast and fabulous comedy caper hailed the funniest show in the West End. Summer 1958. Minneapolis City Bank has been entrusted with a priceless diamond. An escaped convict is dead set on pocketing the gem with the help of his screwball sidekick, trickster girlfriend… and the maintenance man. With mistaken identities, love triangles and hidden agendas, even the most reputable can’t be trusted. In a town where everyone’s a crook, who will end up bagging the jewel?

7th-11th May
2:30pm / 7:30pm  Gaiety Theatre
€21

 


Aiken Promotions Presents - Men I Trust


Men I Trust

Part of EASTBOUND ,  a new music festival all about capturing the spirit of new and breaking artists.

Men I Trust is an indie band from Montreal (Canada) composed of Jessy (bass/ guitar), Dragos (keyboards) and Emma (vocals/ guitar). With smooth, chin-bouncing rhythms & bass lines, warm guitars and alluringly subdued vocals, longevity – in all its forms – is an underlying theme in their craft. At its most spacious, listening to Men I Trust feels like you’re gliding on a never-ending wave; at its tightest, they still provide pockets of time to catch your breath.

 

8th May
8pm,  The Grand Social
€16


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