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, 9th July

 Wood Quay Summer Sessions1pm Wood Quay Amphitheatre; free admission (feat. David Keenan / Third Smoke)

Live at the Iveagh Gardens feat. Chic with Nile Rodgers; 8pm; tickets €51.15

The Hothouse Flowers at the Pavilion Theatre; 8pm; tickets €25

Friday, 10th July

– Live at the Iveagh Gardens feat. St. Vincent; doors 6:30pm; tickets €36

Summer Watch 2015 at Whelan’s; doors 7:45pm; tickets €5 + fees

Lubomyr Melnyk at the Pavilion Theatre; 8pm; tickets €23

– Jerry Dammers DJ Set; Thomas House at 10pm; tickets €10

Saturday, 11th July

– Summer Watch 2015 at Whelan’s; doors 7:45pm; tickets €5 + fees

Mary Chapin Carpenter at the National Concert Hall; 8pm; tickets from €25

The Kitchen Reunion 2015 at the Sugar Club; 11pm; tickets from €10 + fees

Sunday, 12th July

Ájo Arkestra & Ciaran Lavery – Fitzwilliam Square from 3-6pm; €10 on the gate

– Live at the Iveagh Gardens feat. Damien Rice; 8pm; tickets €45

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.


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 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 18th July; tickets €15

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– 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, 10th July. Tickets from €12

– The National Youth Orchestra of Ireland Summer Proms at the National Concert Hall at 3pm on Sunday, 12th July. Tickets €18

– 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; runs until 12th July; admission free

Shanghai Ritual Exhibition at The MART
IMMA Exhibitions (free admission, closed Mondays)

Visitors please note that due to the National Day of Commemoration taking place at IMMA on Sunday 12th July, the Museum will open at 2pm on this date. IMMA apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Karla Black — runs until 26th July

More Than One Maker – runs until 12th 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

Laya Healthcare City Spectacular; 10th – 12th July, Merrion Square Park; free admission

Colour Dash in aid of the Irish Cancer Society; 10am on Saturday, 11th July in the Phoenix Park

Liberties Festival running from 13th – 18th July; various venues in and around the Liberties

The Monday Echo continues its summer run at MVP on Monday, 13th July; €2 minimum donation

Soda Bread Box – funky dancing at Filmbase – Monday, 13th July from 7:30 – 8:30pm; €5 admission

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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

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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, 12th 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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