Capital Capers and Elsewhere Escapades (July 18th-July 24th)

She Keeps Bees - The Workman's Club, 24th Julu
Blues rock twosome She Keeps Bees roll into town on Tuesday ready to take The Workman's Club by storm. Click here to read a recent G-Man interview with the rock and roll couple

Wednesday, July 18th
- Ministry in The Academy
- The Fall in the Button Factory
- Rufus Wainwright in Iveagh Gardens

- CES Night for Haiti with Tieranniesaur and more in The Grand Social
- Dave Alvin & The Guilty Ones in Whelan's
- Root Cellar in Whelan's (Upstairs)
- Nouvelle Vague (acoustic) in The Workman's Club
- Bruce Springsteen & The E-Street Band in The RDS

Thursday, July 19th
- The Hard Ground in The Grand Social
- Musicmaker rocks Dublin featuring Young Folk and Radioactive Grandma in Hard Rock Café (Temple Bar)
- Live at Leopardstown with Royseven at Leopardstown Racecourse
- Kíla in National Concert Hall
- Forward/Slash with Nanu Nanu and Margie Lewis in The Bernard Shaw

- John Hiatt in Vicar Street
- Heritage Centre and Bouts in Whelan's
- Appian Way and The Dead Flags in Whelan's (Upstairs)
- The Deans in The Workman's Club
- Odessa Sessions present The September Girls in the Odessa Club

Friday, July 20th
- Phantom Live: The Raglans in The Academy 2
- Hypergiants in The Grand Social
- The Candidates in The Grand Social
- The Unthanks, The Waterboys and Katie Kim in Iveagh Gardens

- Spilly Walker, School Tour and Diamond Dagger in The Joinery
- Saudade presents Dublin Afrobeat Ensemble in the Odessa Club
- Crow Black Chicken in Whelan's
- Crayonsmith in Whelan's (Upstairs)

Saturday, July 21st
- The Original Rudeboys in The Academy
- Cathy Davey, Other Lives, Champs and Lisa Hannigan in Iveagh Gardens

- Pogo presents: Lone, Barry Resettaz and more in Twisted Pepper (10.30pm)
- Cheeverstown fundraiser with At Elbow And Foot, Two Whistles and The Annulments in Unitarian Church
- Pierce Turner in Whelan's
- Cars Love Girls in Whelan's (Upstairs)
- Superblondes in Whelan's (Midnight)
- 2FM's Dan Hegarty presents: Sleep Thieves in Twisted Pepper

Sunday, July 22nd
- Deluce's Patent in The Academy
- Vanessa Da Mata in The Academy II
- Los Paddys de las Pampas in The Exchange (Temple Bar)
- Stag's Head Raw in The Stag's Head
- Gary Nicholson in Whelan's (Upstairs)

Monday, July 23rd

Tuesday, July 24th
- Ruby Sessions in Doyle's
- Dr. John & The Lower 911 in Vicar Street
- Family Planning, The City Apples and more in Whelan's
- She Keeps Bees in The Workman's Club

Around the Country

Chic - Big Top, Galway 19th July

Wednesday, July 18th

Thursday, July 19th
- Chic and Nouvelle Vague in The Big Top (Galway Arts Festival)

Friday, July 20th
- Earagail Arts Festival: We Cut Corners and In Their Thousands in Voodoo Greenroom, Letterkenny (Donegal)
- The Fall in Róisín Dubh (Galway)
- Christy Moore & Declan Sinnott in The Big Top (Galway Arts Festival)
- Declan O'Rourke in INEC, Killarney (Kerry)
- Cars Love Girls in Dolan's (Limerick)
- Los Paddys de las Pampas in Baker's Place (Limerick)
- Myles Manley & The Little People in The Adelaide Bar (Sligo)

Saturday, July 21st
- Fred in Róisín Dubh (Galway)
- Nouvelle Vague in Dolan's (Limerick)
- The Altered Hours in The Blind Pig (Limerick)
- David Kitt plays Small Moments in The Model (Sligo)
- Bray Summer Festival featuring Solar Taxi, The Riptide Movement and more at The Bandstand, Bray (Wicklow)

Sunday, July 22nd
- Earagail Arts Festival: Gretchen Peters in Culdaff, McGrorys (Donegal)
- The Converse All Stars in Róisín Dubh (Galway)

Monday, July 23rd

Tuesday, July 24th

*Yep you've guessed it, I forget lots! Feel free to leave a comment below to add gigs to the guide.

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