Welcome back to our Weekly Roundup, with plenty of suggestions for things to do in Dublin city over the coming week.

A very busy weekend and week ahead of us here in the capital, and we’ve got all you need to know about the latest events, gigs, festivals, markets and everything else in between.

And be sure to check out our sister site, Dublin Gigs for your daily dose of What’s On in and around the capital.

 

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MUSIC

Friday, 23rd October

OXJAM Take Over 2015 at The Sugar Club; doors 6pm, tickets €8 + fees

Arubdub and K.I.N.T. at The Loft at The Grand Social; doors 7:30pm, tickets €15

Marlon Williams at The Academy; doors 7:30pm, tickets €13

Hey at The Academy; doors 7:45pm, tickets €33.50

Half Moon Run at Whelan’s; doors 8pm [Sold Out!]

Monster Monster EP launch, Upstairs at Whelan’s; doors 8pm, tickets €6

The 4 of Us acoustic show at the Pavilion Theatre in Dún Laoghaire; 8pm, tickets €22.50

Jools Holland and his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra, at Bord Gáis Energy Theatre; 8pm; tickets €49.50

Elastic Sleep at The Workman’s Club; doors 8pm, free admission

Hangar 1st Birthday Weekender feat. SUNIL SHARPE // TECHNO & CANDLES; doors 10pm, tickets from €6

Johnny Dub at The Loft at The Grand Social; doors 11pm, free admission

Legends Of The Old Skool at The Academy; doors 11pm, tickets €22.90

The Midnight Hour at Whelan’s feat. Brand New Zeros; doors 11:30pm, free before 10:30pm, club entry applies after 10:30pm

Saturday, 24th October

Jools Holland and his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra, at Bord Gáis Energy Theatre; 7pm; tickets €49.50

Pearl Jem at The Academy; doors 7pm, tickets €12.50

– ChoiceCuts presents Saun & Starr (Daptone Records) at The Sugar Club; doors 7:30pm, tickets from €17.50 + fees

Jess & The Bandits, Upstairs at Whelan’s; doors 8pm, tickets €15

David Kitt, Whelan’s; doors 8pm, tickets €16.50

The Drifters at The Olympia Theatre; 8pm, tickets from €33.50

Bubbles Mod Night at The Loft at The Grand Social; doors 9pm, tickets €8

Grime & Cans @ Hangar
Hangar 1st Birthday Weekender – GRIME & CANS presents SHRIEKIN; doors 10:30pm, admission €8

– ChoiceCuts presents J Rocc (Stones Throw, Beat Junkies) at The Sugar Club; doors 11pm, tickets €12.50 + fees

Sunday, 25th October

Prison Party at The Loft at The Grand Social; doors 4pm, tickets €10

OCTOBER BANK HOLIDAY SUNDAY SESSION at The Workman’s Club; doors 7pm, free admission

SIGMA [Live] at The Academy; doors 7pm, tickets €19.90

Steve Earle & The Dukes at The Olympia Theatre; 7:30pm, tickets from €38

– ChoiceCuts presents The Hot 8 Brass Band at The Sugar Club; doors 11pm, tickets €17.50 + fees

Bell X1 Acoustic Tour (ESB Live 2015) at the National Concert Hall; 8pm; tickets from €20

U.S. Girls Upstairs at Whelan’s; doors 8pm, tickets €13 + fees

Acid Mothers Temple at Whelan’s; doors 8pm, tickets €16 + fees

Hangar 1st Birthday Weekender – Strictly Deep x TBS presents Cuartero // Kaily // Dan Stritch // Cerillo; doors 10pm, tickets from €12 + fees

Monday, 26th October

Liturgy + No Spill Blood at Whelan’s; doors 8pm, tickets €15 + fees

– Turning Pirate presents BRENOSHEA & JENNA NICHOLLS Upstairs at Whelan’s; doors 8pm, tickets €10 + fees

Tuesday, 27th October

Vant Upstairs at Whelan’s; doors 8pm, tickets €14.50 + fees

– Music Network presents GoGo Penguin at The Sugar Club; doors 8pm, tickets from €15 + fees

Wednesday, 28th October

– The Santa Rita Concerts: Jennifer Evans (singer & songwriter) at The Little Museum of Dublin; doors 7pm; tickets €13

Paul Harrington’s Irish Jukebox Heroes at the National Concert Hall; 8pm; tickets from €35

Sinnerboy at Whelan’s; doors 8pm, tickets €12 + fees

Tierney-Bukspan-Boyle, Upstairs at Whelan’s; doors 8pm, tickets €5

Simone Felice at The Workman’s Club; doors 8pm, tickets €18

Neon + Bingo at The Loft at the Grand Social; doors 8pm, free admission (tickets must be pre-booked)

Thursday, 29th October

#GoldenBeck #17 feat Val Normal, Color//Sound at The Workman’s Club; doors 8pm, tickets €5 (before 8.30pm) and €8 (after 8.30pm)

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The Academic at Whelan’s; doors 8pm [Sold Out!]

Dana Masters at The Sugar Club; doors 8pm, tickets €17.50 + fees

 

RECURRING CLUB NIGHTS

Song Cycle at Whelan’s Front Bar – platform for local and non local acts to strut their stuff; every Monday, free admission

Jazz Jam at The Grand Social (The Ballroom), Mondays at 8pm; free admission

The Ruby Sessions – acoustic night every Tuesday at Doyles

The Plateau Sessions at the Workman’s Club; 8pm every Tuesday; free admission

Silent Disco – 2 DJs – Wireless Headphones – You choose your playlist; every Wednesday at Whelan’s; free before 11:30pm, €5 after 11:30pm

– Dimestore Recordings every second Thursday at The Mercantile. Free admission.

Disko Tapes at Berlin Café & Bierhaus; every other Saturday; resident DJs and guests; 6pm till late; free entry

– Sonntags at Whelan’s an underground electronic music club night every Sunday. From 11pm // free admission.


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Theatre

A View from the Bridge at the Gate Theatre, running until 24th October; tickets from €25

– Wayne Jordan’s new version of Oedipus at the Abbey Theatre; runs until 31st October; tickets from €13

Shibboleth by Stacey Gregg at the Abbey Theatre (Peacock Stage); runs until 31st October; tickets from €13

Are You There, Garth? It’s Me, Margaret at the Gaiety Theatre; running until Sunday, 25th October; tickets from €32.50

Vernon God Little presented by Decadent Theatre at the Civic Theatre in Tallaght; 8pm on Friday, 23rd October; tickets €20

The Man in the Woman’s Shoes, written, directed and performed by Mikel Murfi; at the Pavilion Theatre in Dún Laoghaire; performances on Saturday 24th (8pm), and Sunday, 25th October (2:30pm amd 8pm); tickets €18

An Inspector Calls at the Gaiety Theatre; running from Tuesday 27th until Saturday, 31st October; tickets from €20.15

Separated at Birth, written by PJ Gallagher, Una McKevitt and Joanne McNally; at the Civic Theatre in Tallaght; 8pm on Thursday, 29th October; tickets €18

Classical & Musical

– The RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra presents an evening of Scriabin, Mozart, Elgar; Friday, 23rd October at 8pm at the National Concert Hall; tickets from €15

Glenn Miller Orchestra at the National Concert Hall at 8pm on Saturday 24th October; tickets from €27.50

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The Vanbrugh Quartet Autumn Chamber Series at University Church, St Stephens Green; 3pm on Sunday, 25th October, tickets €15

– The Association of Irish Musical Societies celebrates its 50th Anniversary with Encore at Bord Gáis Energy Theatre; 7:30pm on Sunday, 25th October; tickets from €20

Mack & Mabel the musical at Bord Gáis Energy Theatre; 7:30pm nightly from Tuesday, 27th October until 7th November; tickets from €20

Leif Ove Andsnes (piano) at the NCH; 8pm on Thursday, 29th October; tickets from €22.50


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Exhibitions in the city

IMMA Exhibitions

What We Call Love: From Surrealism to Now; runs until 7th February, 2016; admission €8

Chloe Dewe Matthews: Shot at Dawn; runs until 7th February, 2016

RHA Gallagher Gallery

John Noel Smith: Bilderstreit, A German Requiem; running until 20th December

Michael Quane RHA: Buoyed; running until 20th December

Selection from the Waterford Municipal Collection; running until 20th December

Artwork by Michael Quane RHA

Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane

Hugh Lane (1875-2015): Dublin’s Legacy and Loss; running until 10th January, 2016

Francis Bacon Studio; the artist’s actual studio that was relocated from London to Dublin; permanent exhibit

Douglas Hyde Gallery

Chris Martin (Gallery 1); running until 2nd December

Seanie Barron (Gallery 2); running until 2nd December

Elsewhere…

Coming Home: The Open Mind of Patrick Lafcadio Hearn at the Little Museum of Dublin; running until 3rd January, 2016; tickets from €5

Rhona Byrne ‘Huddle Tests‘ at the Temple Bar Gallery; running until 7th November

Margaret O’Brien Without A Future at MART in Rathmines; runs until 24th October


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Miscellaneous events in the city

IFI Horrorthon 18th birthday celebrations continue until Monday, 26th October, with an action-packed schedule for the weekend.

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The Bram Stoker Festival takes place from Friday 23rd to Monday, 26th October, in various locations around Dublin. A weekend which celebrates all things vampiric, literary, and Irish!

Interlude at The RHA — a three day mini-festival featuring a Live Room, DJs, Cabaret Cinema, Cocktail Club, Craft Beer Bar, Food Village, Vinyl Room & Pop-up Restaurants; running from Friday 23rd to Sunday, 25th October; daily tickets from €15 + fees

Whiskey Live takes place in Printworks at Dublin Castle, Saturday, 24th October; tickets €39.50 + fees

The Mess Around comedy club at The Vintage Room at The Workman’s Club on Sunday, 25th October; doors 8pm, tickets €5

The annual Dublin City Marathon takes place on Monday, 26th October, starting at 9am from Fitzwilliam Square; traffic restrictions in place throughout the day.

The Black Dynamite Halloween Player’s Ball at The Sugar Club on Wednesday, 28th October; doors 8pm, tickets €10

Climate Conversation at the Dublin Unitarian Church with Ireland’s leading climatologist Professor John Sweeney; Thursday, 29th October at 1pm, free admission

Michael Palin – Thirty Years Tour at the Olympia Theatre; Thursday, 29th October at 7:30pm [Sold Out!]


RECURRING EVENTS

The Noise Upstairs open mic night; every Monday at 7:30pm at the East Side Tavern on Leeson Street

The Monday Echo; every Monday from 7:30pm at MVP on Clanbrassil Street; admission €2 minimum donation

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POP THE CHERRY COMEDY every Monday Upstairs at Whelan’s; featuring MC Eoin Sheahan; doors 8pm, admission €5

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Markets in the city

Irish Village Markets

– Tuesdays – Stillorgan LUAS

– Wednesdays – EastPoint // Spencer Dock //  Waterways Visitor Centre

– Thursdays – Blanchardstown // Mespil Road

– Fridays – Sandyford Industrial Estate // Grand Canal @ Percy Place

Other Markets

Temple Bar Food Market in Meeting House Square; every Saturday from 10am to 5pm

Indoor Flea Market at The Grand Social; every Saturday from midday until 6pm

Marlay Park Market, Rathfarnham; Saturdays 10am – 4pm // Sundays 11am – 4pm

Blackrock Market; 11am to 5:30pm Saturdays and Sundays (also Bank Holiday Mondays)

People’s Park Market, Dún Laoghaire; Sundays 11am – 4pm

Smithfield Market Fair (as part of the Bram Stoker Festival) on Sunday, 25th October; from midday at the Generator Hostel in Smithfield

Smithfield Market Fair Oct 2015


So, that’s the Weekly Roundup for this week. Have a great weekend and week ahead, and do remember to keep checking back with Dublin Buzz for all the latest and local news, and Dublin Gigs for your up-to-the-minute What’s On guide.

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