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.
Thursday, 23rd July
– Wood Quay Summer Sessions – 1pm Wood Quay Amphitheatre; free admission (feat. O Sister and Bunoscionn)
– Berkeley Fundraiser at The Academy; 7:30pm; tickets €25
– Bilal at The Sugar Club as part of Beck’s Rhythm Series; 7:30pm; tickets from €17.50 + fees
– #GoldenBeck at the Workman’s Club; The Statics single launch; 8pm; free admission
Friday, 24th July
– Ed Sheeran at Croke Park; gates 5pm; with support from Bell X1 and Gavin James; SOLD OUT
Saturday, 25th July
– Ed Sheeran at Croke Park; gates 5pm; with support from Bell X1 and Jamie Lawson; SOLD OUT
– McCrary Sisters at The Sugar Club; 7pm; tickets from €17.50 + fees
– Kool Keith & Kutmasta Kurt at The Sugar Club; 11pm; tickets from €15 + fees
– Étienne de Crécy at Hangar, presented by Hidden Agenda & The Building Society; 10:30pm; tickets €15 + 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.
– Sonntags at Whelan’s an underground electronic music club night every Sunday. From 11pm // free admission.
– 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
– Spring Awakening at Smock Alley Theatre; from 28th July – 1st August; tickets €16
– Riverdance 20th anniversary show at the Gaiety Theatre; tickets from €20
Animal Inside Out at the Ambassador – runs until 9th August; tickets €17
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
The Bodyguard at Bord Gáis Energy Theatre; running until 1st August; tickets from €20
Festival of Curiosity runs from Thursday 23rd to Sunday, 26th July in various venues around town
Happenings presents a screening of Singin’ in the Rain in Merrion Square Park; 8pm, Thursday, 23rd July; €5 admission
IFI Rock ‘N’ Roll Cinema – The Damned: Don’t You Wish That We Were Dead; 8:30pm, Thursday July 23rd; director Wes Orshoski will take part in a live Q&A after this screening which is also the Irish premiere for the film.
IFI Rock ‘N’ Roll Cinema – Salad Days: A Decade of Punk in Washington DC (1980-90); 8:30pm, Friday July 24th; followed by a free DJ set in the IFI Café Bar from Niall McGuirk from the Hope Collective
Soda Bread Box – funky dancing at Filmbase – Monday, 27th July from 7:30 – 8:30pm; €5 admission
The Monday Echo summer run ends at MVP on Monday, 27h July; €2 minimum donation
Morning Gloryville 1st Birthday at Hangar; 6:30am, Wednesday, 29th July; tickets from €15 + fees
Brownbread Mixtape 6th Birthday at Stag’s Head; 7:30pm, Wednesday, 29th July; admission €10
Irish Village Markets (11:30am – 2pm)
– Tuesdays – Stillorgan LUAS
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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