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, 2nd July

 Wood Quay Summer Sessions1pm Wood Quay Amphitheatre; free admission (feat. Rob Walsh / Travis Oaks)

Beck’s Rhythm Series at the Sugar Club feat. Hiatus Kaiyote; tickets €17.50 + fees

Live at the Iveagh Gardens feat. Paloma Faith; 8pm; tickets €45

Ladysmith Black Mambazo play the NCH; 8pm, tickets from €25

Le Trio Gershwin; charity concert in aid of Ataxia Ireland; 8pm, RDS – tickets €20 + fees

Friday, 3rd July

Avicii at Marlay Park; over 18s only; gates 4pm; tickets €49.65

Beck’s Rhythm Series at the Sugar Club feat. Taylor Mc Ferrin and Marcus Gilmore; 10:30pm, tickets €12.50 + fees

Saturday, 4th July

– Groove Festival at Killruddery, Co. Wicklow; tickets from €49.50 + fees

SENSORIUM – BLOCK T’s 5th Birthday bash at Tivoli Grounds; gates 2pm til late; tickets €22.50

Paolo Nutini at Marlay Park; gates 4pm; tickets €49.65

– Live at the Iveagh Gardens feat. The Frames; 8pm; tickets €40

Beck’s Rhythm Series at the Sugar Club feat. Bizarre Ride II The Pharcyde; 7:30pm, tickets €17.50 + fees

Retro Revival Indie Club at Sweeney’s Bar; doors 9pm; €5 on the door

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Sunday, 5th July

– Groove Festival at Killruddery, Co. Wicklow; tickets from €49.50 + fees

Ájo Arkestra & Ciaran Lavery – Fitzwilliam Square from 3-6pm; €10 on the gate (postponed until Sunday, 12th July)

– Live at the Iveagh Gardens feat. The Frames; 8pm; tickets €40

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 at Sweeney's Bar in Dublin
– 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

My Fair Ladies at the Pavilion Theatre in Dún Laoghaire; runs from 1st – 4th July;  tickets €20

Riverdance 20th Anniversary in Dublin

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


– The RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra presents its Summer Evening Series at the National Concert Hall on Friday, 3rd July. Tickets from €12

– The RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra presents another summer lunchtime concert at the NCH on Tuesday, 7th July. Tickets €12


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

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

Shanghai Ritual photographic exhibition; MART, Rathmines; 5th – 12th July; admission free

Exhibitions @ IMMA
IMMA Exhibitions (free admission, closed Mondays)

Karla Black — runs until 26th July

More Than One Maker – runs until 12th July

Gerda Frömel Retrospective – runs until 5th July

Diogo Pimentão: Disequilibrium Displacement – runs until 5th July


Misc in the city
Mamma Mia at Bord Gáis Energy Theatre; running until 4th July; tickets from €45

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

Happenings screening of South Park: Bigger Longer & Uncut in Merrion Square Saturday 4th July; gates 8pm, admission €5

Soda Bread Box – funky dancing at Filmbase – Monday, 6th July from 7 – 8pm; €5 admission

The Monday Echo continues its summer run at MVP on Monday, 6th July; €2 minimum donation

The Monday Exho
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

Smithfield Summer Picnice
Smithfield Summer Picnics from 12 – 3pm on Sunday, 5th July in Smithfield Square; free admission

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


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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