Welcome back to another Weekly Roundup, with the very best of suggestions for great things to do around 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 around the capital.


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Thursday, 16th July

 Wood Quay Summer Sessions1pm Wood Quay Amphitheatre; free admission (feat. Sinéad White / Cry Monster Cry)

Bunoscionn plays Whelan’s – admission €10

Friday, 17th July

Longitude at Marlay Park; doors midday; limited tickets from €59.50

Big Bang Festival of Rhythm; various city centre venues; tickets from €5

The Soul Rebels & Stomptown Brass at the Sugar Club; 8pm; tickets €15 + fees

Carole King’s Tapestry – Art of the Song at the NCH; 8pm; tickets from €20

Night Howl at Whelan’s; feat. Drive by Eden & Popgun Warfare; doors 11:30pm; FREE before 10:30pm, Club entry applies after 10:30pm

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Saturday, 18th July

Longitude at Marlay Park; doors midday; limited tickets

Big Bang Festival of Rhythm; various city centre venues; tickets from €5

Tim Finn plays Whelan’s; doors 8pm; tickets €27

Crow Black Chicken album launch at On The Rox; 8:30pm, €8 on the door

Interskalactic plays Midnight Live at the Sugar Club; 11pm; tickets €10 + fees

Sunday, 19th July

Longitude at Marlay Park; doors midday; limited tickets from €59.50

Hotter than July in Meeting house Square; 2-8pm; free admission (part of Big Bang festival)

An Evening with Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell at NCH; 8pm; tickets from €45

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Wednesday, 22nd July

Chuck Prophet plays Whelan’s; doors 8pm; tickets €18.50 + fees

Recurring Club Nights

– The Ruby Sessions – acoustic night every Tuesday at Doyles

King Kong Club every Wednesday at The Mercantile. Free admission

 Reflektor, an alternative weekly clubnight at Whelan’s every Thursday. Doors 10.30pm // free entry before midnight.

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

– Saucy Sundays weekly showcase in The Loft in The Grand Social. From 6 – 11pm. Admission is free.

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


Theatre in the city

 The Shadow of a Gunman at the Abbey. Runs until 1st August. Tickets from €13

A Month in the Country at the Gate; running until 22nd August; tickets from €20

Risk Everything at the New Theatre; runs until this Saturday, 18th July; tickets €15


– Riverdance 20th anniversary show at the Gaiety Theatre; tickets from €20


 Exhibitions in the city
RHA 185th Annual Exhibition – runs until 9th August

Douglas Hyde Exhibitions (free admission)

– Sam Keogh Four Fold – runs until 22nd July

– Wooden Ships – runs until 22nd July

Animal Inside Out at the Ambassador – runs until 9th August; tickets €17

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PhotoIreland Exhibition; various venues throughout the city; running until 31st July

IMMA Exhibitions (free admission, closed Mondays)

Karla Black — runs until 26th July

Etel Adnan exhibition; runs until 13th September

Stan Douglas: Mise en Scène; runs until 20th September


Misc in the city
Once the Musical at Olympia Theatre; running until 22nd August; tickets from €29.50

Liberties Festival ends this Saturday 18th July; various venues in and around the Liberties

Soda Bread Box – funky dancing at Filmbase – Thursday, 16th July from 7 – 8pm; €5 admission

The Inner City Helping Homeless Cup – Charity 7-a-side tournament; Saturday, 18th July

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The Moth Storyslam at the Sugar Club, Monday, 20th July; doors 7:30pm, tickets from €8 + fees

The Monday Echo continues its summer run at MVP on Monday, 20th July; €2 minimum donation

Irish Village Markets (11:30am – 2pm)

– Tuesdays – Stillorgan LUAS

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

– Thursdays – Blanchardstown // Merrion Square // Mespl Road

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

Indoor Flea Market at The Grand Social on Lower Liffey Street every Saturday from midday until 6pm

Bernard Shaw Flea Market Dublin July 2015
The Bernard Shaw Flea Market; Sunday, 19th July, from 1 – 7pm

Smithfield Summer Picnics from 12 – 3pm on Sunday, 19th July in Smithfield Square; free admission

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. You can of course stay connected with us on our Facebook and Google+ pages, follow us on Twitter, or even join us on Pinterest!


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