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 in the City!

Friday, 9th October

– POD Presents Nightmares on Wax (Live) at Button Factory; doors 7:30pm, tickets €20

FRAZEY FORD and special guest CHANELE McGUINNESS, Whelan’s; doors 8pm, tickets €16.50 (Incl booking)

HEY ROSETTA!, The Workmans Club; doors 8pm, tickets €13

BC CAMPLIGHT, The Vintage Room at The Workmans Club; doors 8pm, tickets €13

Bootleg Beach Boys, The Sugar Club; doors 8pm, tickets €15

Tommy Moore single launchWhen the Fire Dies’ at The Grand Social (The Loft); doors 8pm, admission €5

SOTU (Sound of the Underground) launch at Sweeney’s Bar on Dame Street; doors 10pm, admission TBC

Barnt @ Hangar 9 Oct 15
– Hidden Agenda & The Building Society present Barnt at Techno & Cans in Hangar; doors 10:30pm, tickets from €12 + fees

– Paradox Presents Format B at Button Factory; doors 11pm, tickets €13.95 + fees

– Mashed Promotions presents Yousef // Ham and Cheese // Timbo Tonez // Paddy Harkin // Ghost Cuts at The Grand Social (The Loft); doors 11pm, tickets from €5 + fees

Midnight Hour with Me and My Dog, We Are Ruffians, and Mollusk, Upstairs at Whelan’s; doors 11:30pm, free in before 10:30pm (see conditions)

Saturday, 10th October

Coats for Cash with Oxjam, feat. Kate Dineen // The Needables // Neev Kennedy // Mark Campbell // 13 // Elephant, Whelan’s; from midday to 6pm; free entry

Coats for Cash at Whelan's
Cast at the Button Factory; doors 7:30pm, tickets €17.50

GIVEAMANAKICKWe Are The Way Forward” 10 Year Anniversary, Whelan’s; doors 8pm, tickets €15 + fees

Kathryn Williams & Michele Stodart, The Workman’s Club; doors 8pm, tickets €18

Cockney Rejects at The Grand Social (The Loft); doors 8pm, tickets from €20 + fees

Retro Revival Indie Club presents Stoneage Romeos? // The Urges // Beatfink // The Shades with guest DJ Ray Gilligan; Sweeney’s Bar on Dame Street; doors 9pm, no pre-sale tickets

– Strictly Deep presents Bontan (Noir Music, MadTech) at Hangar; doors 10:30pm, tickets from €12 + fees

– Sense presents Max Cooper [Emergence Live A/V Show] at the Button Factory; doors 11pm, tickets €12.50 + fees

Sense @ Button Factory Oct 2015
– Pickled Onion Records presents Night Howl with LOOP CULTURE, FUN WITH ROPES, and KINDS at Whelan’s from midnight; doors 11:30pm, free in before 10:30pm (see conditions)

– Kelly Anne Byrne presents Burnin’ Up at The Grand Social (The Loft); doors 11:30pm, free admission

Sunday, 11th October

Saucy Sundays at The Grand Social (The Loft); doors 5pm, €3 admission

BENEFIT GIG FOR THE REFUGEE CRISIS, The Workman’s Club; feat. Gypsy Rebel Rabble; doors 8pm, tickets €5

Adam Barnes, The Vintage Room at The Workman’s Club; doors 8pm, tickets €5

Lulu at the National Concert Hall; 8pm, tickets from €40

Tuesday, 13th October

MARK GUILIANA JAZZ QUARTET, Whelan’s; doors 8pm, tickets €17.99 + fees

Krista Detor, upstairs at Whelan’s; doors 8pm, tickets €12 + fees

SONGS OF THE DAMNED: The Pogues Project at The Grand Social (The Loft); doors 8pm, tickets €10

Wednesday, 14th October

GRAHAM J. accompanied by Orpheus Blues and the Carolan Quartet, The Sugar Club; doors 7:30pm, tickets from €10

Darwin Deez, The Workman’s Club; doors 8pm, tickets €15

The Corn Potato String Band at The Grand Social (The Loft); doors 8pm, tickets €10

Thursday, 15th October

Battle of the Bands Oct 15
BATTLE OF THE BANDS 2015, The Workman’s Club; all proceeds go to Dublin Simon and Console; doors 6:15pm, tickets €20

– “AIN’T NO BORDER HIGH ENOUGH” Ireland Calais Refugee Solidarity Fundraiser at The Sugar Club; doors 6:30pm, tickets €15

Gretchen Peters at the Button Factory; doors 7:30pm, tickets €27.30

Little Hours, Whelan’s; doors 8pm, tickets €16.50 + fees

– Turning Pirate presents Rachel Sermanni at The Grand Social (The Loft); doors 8pm, tickets €11

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

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 10 Oct 15
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

– Verdant Productions presents Hooked at the Pavilion Theatre; runs until Friday, 9th, October; tickets €18

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

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

– The Dublin Theatre Festival continues until Sunday, 11th October; various venues around Dublin

Classical 

– The RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra presents an evening of Brahms, Hindemith, R. Strauss; Friday, 9th October at 8pm at the National Concert Hall; tickets from €15

Defence Forces Annual Gala Concert at the National Concert Hall; 8pm on Saturday, 10th October, tickets from €15

The Sixteen conducted by Harry Christophers at 8pm on Saturday, 10th October, at St. Patrick’s Cathedral; tickets €45 (unreserved seating, allocated on a first come, first served basis)

Vanbrugh Quartet Autumn Chamber Series at 3pm on Sunday, 11th October at the University Church, St Stephens Green; tickets €15

RTÉ NSO Lunchtime Concert at NCH with mezzo-soprano Sharon Carty; Tuesday, 13th October at 1:05pm; tickets €12


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Exhibitions in the city

IMMA Exhibitions

El Lissitzky; The Artist and the State; runs until 18th October

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

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); opens Friday, 9th October, running until 2nd December

Seanie Barron (Gallery 2); opens Friday, 9th October, running until 2nd December

Elsewhere…

Coming Home exhibition at Little Museum
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

Film Fatale presents a screening of The Apartment at The Sugar Club at 8pm on Saturday, 10th September; followed by Swinging Sixties Vintage Party; tickets from €16

Don’t Cry For Me Eleanor Tiernan, (comedy w. Eleanor Tiernan) upstairs at Whelan’s; Friday 9th and Saturday, 10th October at 8pm; tickets €14

Mean Screen presents a screening of Hocus Pocus at The Sugar Club at 7:30pm on Monday, 12th September; tickets from €7

Fourcorners presents a screening of Rocky at The Sugar Club at 7:30pm on Tuesday, 13th September; tickets €10 + fees

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

Monday Echo @ MVP 2015 poster

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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

Market at Marlay Park
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


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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