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.
Music in the City!
Thursday, 23rd July

 Wood Quay Summer Sessions1pm 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

Goldenbeck Statics single launch Dublin
Friday, 24th July

Knockanstockan at Blessington Lakes; 5pm; limited tickets €80 + fees

Ed Sheeran at Croke Park; gates 5pm; with support from Bell X1 and Gavin James; SOLD OUT

Saturday, 25th July

Knockanstockan at Blessington Lakes; 12pm; limited tickets €80 + fees

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

Knockanstackan 2015 Map
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

Spring Awakening at Smock Alley Theatre; from 28th July – 1st August; tickets €16

Spring Awakening at Smock Alley Theatre

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


The RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra presents Movie Classics at the National Concert Hall; 8pm, Friday, 24th July; SOLD OUT
Exhibitions in the city
RHA 185th Annual Exhibition – runs until 9th August

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

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

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

Vodafone Comedy Festival at Iveagh Gardens; Thursday 23rd to Sunday, 26th July; tickets from €20

FuckUp Night in Dún Laoghaire
FuckUp Nights Vol. II at National Maritime Museum in Dún Laoghaire; 7:30pm, Thursday, 23rd July; free admission but must be pre-booked

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 Market
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

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

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!


Lead image © Julia Caesar; photo of food market © Irish Village Markets


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