Liniker E Os Caramelows

Wednesday 22 May 2019 | TICKETS

Terry & Gyan Riley - The Rileys

Thursday 25 April 2019 | TICKETS

Ed Motta

Saturday 18 May 2019 | TICKETS

The Midnight Hour - Adrian Younge & Ali Shaheed Muhammad

Friday 19 April 2019 | TICKETS

Antibalas

Saturday 20 April + Sunday 21 April 2019 | TICKETS

Apr 20

Presented by ChoiceCuts

Antibalas - Celebrating 20 Years

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Tickets on sale Friday 25th January 10am

A special 2 day takeover of The Sugar Club - latin funk afro explosion for the Easter Bank Holiday.
Support artists and DJs to be added this week…
€20 + booking fee

The musical collective known as Antibalas (Spanish for bullet-proof or anti-bullets) was conceived of in Mexico City and formed in Brooklyn New York. The early nucleus of the group was composed of the band’s founder Martín Perna and later included several other members (Gabriel Roth, Michael Wagner, Del Stribling aka Binky Griptite, Victor Axelrod, Fernando Bugaloo Velez, Anda Szilagyi) from the Soul Providers / Dap Kings band.

Antibalas has recorded five studio albums on the Daptone, Ninja Tune, Anti-, and Ropeadope labels as well as a number of singles and EPs.

Though recognized for their fluency in Afrobeat and funk music, the band is known to collaborate with diverse groups and artists, from Angélique Kidjo to Jovanotti to Medeski Martin & Wood to Public Enemy, and served as the house band at Carnegie Hall in 2014 (Music of Paul Simon), 2015 (Music of David Byrne & Talking Heads) and 2017’s Music of Aretha Franklin.

The Antibalas horn section has performed on Grammy award-winning albums by Angelique Kidjo, and Mark Ronson and dozens of albums, sound tracks and live guest appearances with artists including The Roots, My Morning Jacket, TV on the Radio, Santigold, Jovanotti, Nneka, Alabama Shakes, The String Cheese Incident and numerous others.

Former members have gone on to record and perform with The Dap Kings, Mark Ronson, the Black Keys, the Arks, Menahan Street Band, the El Michels Affair, Arcade Fire, Iron and Wine, Bat For Lashes, and Imogen Heap.

Antibalas - Celebrating 20 Years
Apr 21

Presented by ChoiceCuts

Antibalas - Celebrating 20 Years, Second Show

7:00PM
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Tickets on sale Friday 25th January 10am

A special 2 day takeover of The Sugar Club - latin funk afro explosion for the Easter Bank Holiday.
Support artists and DJs to be added this week…
€20 + booking fee

The musical collective known as Antibalas (Spanish for bullet-proof or anti-bullets) was conceived of in Mexico City and formed in Brooklyn New York. The early nucleus of the group was composed of the band’s founder Martín Perna and later included several other members (Gabriel Roth, Michael Wagner, Del Stribling aka Binky Griptite, Victor Axelrod, Fernando Bugaloo Velez, Anda Szilagyi) from the Soul Providers / Dap Kings band.

Antibalas has recorded five studio albums on the Daptone, Ninja Tune, Anti-, and Ropeadope labels as well as a number of singles and EPs.

Though recognized for their fluency in Afrobeat and funk music, the band is known to collaborate with diverse groups and artists, from Angélique Kidjo to Jovanotti to Medeski Martin & Wood to Public Enemy, and served as the house band at Carnegie Hall in 2014 (Music of Paul Simon), 2015 (Music of David Byrne & Talking Heads) and 2017’s Music of Aretha Franklin.

The Antibalas horn section has performed on Grammy award-winning albums by Angelique Kidjo, and Mark Ronson and dozens of albums, sound tracks and live guest appearances with artists including The Roots, My Morning Jacket, TV on the Radio, Santigold, Jovanotti, Nneka, Alabama Shakes, The String Cheese Incident and numerous others.

Former members have gone on to record and perform with The Dap Kings, Mark Ronson, the Black Keys, the Arks, Menahan Street Band, the El Michels Affair, Arcade Fire, Iron and Wine, Bat For Lashes, and Imogen Heap.

Antibalas - Celebrating 20 Years, Second Show
Apr 23

Presented by DabbledooMusic

DabbledooMusic Night - Feat. Pat Mc Cabe and Attention Bébé

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Tier 1 - Early Bird
€10

Tier 2
€12.50

Tier 3
€14

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We’re delighted to be back in the Sugar Club to bring you a very

special night of music. We’ll be kicking off with an interactive
workshop that will run through a selection of our DabbledooMusic
resources. No previous musical experience necessary so just get stuck
in! Following this, we’ll be hosting a panel discussion with experts in
music education and author Pat McCabe (The Butcher Boy, Breakfast on
Pluto). Don’t forget your dancing shoes as we’ll be closing the night
with one of the best live acts in the country, Attention Bébé!

DabbledooMusic Night - Feat. Pat Mc Cabe and Attention Bébé
Apr 24

Presented by ChoiceCuts

Mark Guiliana BEAT MUSIC

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€22.50 + Booking Fees

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Mark Guiliana has become recognized as one of the world’s leading drummers, admired and in demand across the spectrum from jazz to rock to electronic music for his rhythmic sophistication, creative impulse and individual sound. He has been in the vanguard of drummers creating a new vernacular on the instrument, blending virtuosity on acoustic drums with artfully deployed electronic beats and processing. Guiliana was chosen as Best Jazz Drummer in the Modern Drummer Readers Poll 2017, while DownBeat dubbed him a Rising Star in its Critics Poll.

Mark Guiliana BEAT MUSIC
Apr 25

Presented by ChoiceCuts

Terry Riley & Gyan Riley | The Rileys

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€27.50 + Booking Fees

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We are presenting a full-length program of Terry’s music: intricate and often improvisational structures containing elements of minimalism, jazz, ragtime, and North Indian raga, the combination of which have defined Terry’s diverse and prolific career. Terry Riley (piano/synthesizer, voice) - Gyan Riley (classical/electric guitars)

“Nothing I have done in this life has given me more satisfaction than improvising on these songs with Gyan. Could not have dreamed up a better marriage of mind and spirit than this collaboration.” -Terry Riley

Terry Riley & Gyan Riley | The Rileys
Apr 26

Presented by MCD

Collabro

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€28.00 + Booking fee

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Collabro, the world’s most successful musical theatre group, met in 2014 for their first rehearsal at a London pub, just a month later went on to rouse the whole of Hammersmith Apollo into a standing ovation during their first ever public performance of ‘Stars’ for the Britain’s Got Talent judges.

The musical theatre group’s ‘Road to the Royal Albert Hall’ Tour will be kicking off at South Shields Customs House in February and will see the group perform at a variety of intimate theatres and iconic venues over three months, before finishing the tour at the world renowned Royal Albert Hall in London.

Collabro
Apr 26

Presented by ChoiceCuts

Black Sheep

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Irish Debut of Native Tongues alumni.

Black Sheep are one of the slightly lesser-known groups of the NYC-based Native Tongues Collective (of which A Tribe Called Quest, Brand Nubian, De La Soul, and Jungle Brothers were the better known member groups) The duo rapidly gained success with their 1991 debut album “A Wolf In Sheep’s Clothing” on the back of a string of well-received singles: “Flavor of the Month”, “Similak Child”, “Strobelite Honey”, and especially with the release of the remixed single “The Choice Is Yours (Revisited)”. The 1994 follow-up LP, “Non-Fiction”, did not fare nearly as well, partly due to a tepid critical response, but also a lack of support from the record company. It spawned the singles “Without a Doubt” and “North South East West”. After that album failed to build on the momentum of the debut, the group remained relatively inactive for the rest of the decade, with exception for Dres, using the moniker Dres the Black Sheep, dropping a semi-successful solo LP entitled Sure Shot Redemption in 1999. It wasn’t until 2006 they returned with their long overdue third installment entitled “8WM / Novakane”. Shortly after that, Mista Lawnge left the group while Dres continues to release music under the name Black Sheep.

Black Sheep
Apr 27

Star Wars: A New Hope

2:00PM
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€ 12,50 + Booking fee

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Luke Skywalker joins forces with a Jedi Knight, a cocky pilot, a Wookiee and two droids to save the galaxy from the Empire’s world-destroying battle station, while also attempting to rescue Princess Leia from the mysterious Darth Vader.

Star Wars: A New Hope
Apr 27

Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

5:30PM
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8:15PM

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€ 12,50 + Booking fee

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After the Rebels are brutally overpowered by the Empire on the ice planet Hoth, Luke Skywalker begins Jedi training with Yoda, while his friends are pursued by Darth Vader.

Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back
Apr 27

Star Wars: The Return of the Jedi

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After a daring mission to rescue Han Solo from Jabba the Hutt, the rebels dispatch to Endor to destroy a more powerful Death Star. Meanwhile, Luke struggles to help Darth Vader back from the dark side without falling into the Emperor’s trap.

Luke Skywalker battles Jabba the Hutt and Darth Vader to save his comrades in the Rebel Alliance and triumph over the Galactic Empire. Han Solo and Princess Leia reaffirm their love, and team with Chewbacca, Lando Calrissian, the Ewoks, and droids C-3PO and R2-D2 to aid in the disruption of the Dark Side, and the defeat of the evil emperorMovie Start 8:15pm

Running Time 134 mins

Star Wars: The Return of the Jedi
Apr 28

Shay Healy “Pop Up Parodies” for Parkinson’s

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POP -UP PARODIES for Parkinson’s is an evening of parodies with songwriter, columnist and humourist Shay Healy. The writer of Eurovision winner ”What’s Another Year” and host of the legendary “Nighthawks” has been singing parodies since the early Sixties and though he doesn’t officially perform any more, he has “popped-up” everywhere from Vicar Street to George’s Bistro, singing his best-known parody “Walk On The Northside.”

This hilarious collection of parodies includes “Half Stoned Cowboy,” which was recorded by Billy Connolly,“ West Cork West Cork ” “Tacos and Mussels” and “Fry Me Some Liver.” JoinIng Shay on stage are arranger, producer and jazz pianist Jim Doherty, Tony Molloy on bass and Drazen Derek on guitar.

Shay Healy “Pop Up Parodies” for Parkinson’s
Apr 29

The Dublin Story Slam - Journey

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Everyone has a story and we’d love to hear yours. At Dublin’s only open mic competitive storytelling night hosted by Broadcaster, Author & Comedian, Colm O’Regan, we’re looking for your short true stories inspired by a different theme each month.

This month we’re looking for stories that bring us on a journey both real & imagined. From travelling thousands of miles around the World to personal journeys that begin with a single step. Dead ends, scenic routes & detours, journeys that were more memorable than the destination. Coasting through life to chasing a dream or taking the long way round to get where you needed to be. Whether it’s planes, trains or automobiles or simply getting there by foot, whatever your Journey has been in life, take one more step this month & share it onstage at The Dublin Story Slam.

The Dublin Story Slam - Journey
Apr 30

Presented by MCD

The Antlers - Hospice 10 Year Anniversary Acoustic Shows

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The Antlers are excited to announce the forthcoming vinyl reissue of their seminal album Hospice on March 8 via Frenchkiss Records / Transgressive. The reissue will mark a decade since the band first released the album that Robin Hilton @ NPR called “one of the most beautiful and moving works I’ve heard in a long, long time. Just astonishing.”

The Antlers’ Peter Silberman states: We’re reissuing the Hospice LP on March 8th, 2019, in honor of its tenth anniversary. It will be newly pressed on double white vinyl, with deluxe artwork and packaging courtesy of the album’s original artist, Zan Goodman.

We’ll be playing a limited number of acoustic shows to celebrate, too. But it will be a bit different this time as the core band now consists of myself and drummer Michael Lerner— longtime multi-instrumentalist Darby Cicci is no longer with the band.

Though we’ve pared down for the time being, these shows will feature some old friends and guests, and together we’ll perform Hospice in its entirety.

We’re truly looking forward to revisiting these old songs in a new light.

In their 13 year history The Antlers have released 5 full-length albums. Their most recent was 2014’s Familiars. In 2017 Peter Silberman released his first solo album entitled Impermanence on Anti- Records / Transgressive.

The Antlers - Hospice 10 Year Anniversary Acoustic Shows
May 01

Presented by Music Network

De Temps Antan

7:30PM
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General Admisison
€20.00 + Booking Fees

Concession
€15.00 + Booking Fees

Concession
€10.00 + Booking Fees

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Doors 7.30pm

Show 8pm

Éric Beaudry, voice, guitar, mandolin, bouzouki / David Boulanger, voice, fiddle / Pierre-Luc Dupuis, voice, accordion, harmonica, jaw’s harp

“World-class performers” – The Guardian

“With their pedigree, you’d expect something a bit special from De Temps Antan - and they certainly deliver.” – The Living Tradition

The incredible French-Canadian folk super group De Temps Antan have captured the hearts of audiences across the globe with their stunning interpretations of time-honoured melodies from Quebec’s musical past. Driven by the stomping “tac-tic-a-tac” of “les pieds” (a type of clog), their rough-hewn sound is an utterly infectious mix of boundless energy and joie de vivre.

The group’s live shows are dosed with catchy honkytonk tunes, uncontrolled laughter, and sudden, impromptu shifts in rhythm and harmony – so expect the unexpected! Three powerful vocals combine to create joyous harmonies; several of De Temps Antan’s songs also feature close-up call-and-response vocals that date back to the work songs of Quebec’s lumber camps.- The music may be acoustic, but the results are electric!

De Temps Antan
May 02

Sing Along Social: Spice Girls

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€10

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Stop. Right. Now. Whether you’re heading to see The Spice Girls on their Dublin tour dates or weren’t able to get a ticket, join Aoife Mc & The Craic Mechanics to sing along to all their greatest hits - and even some solo work - at The Sugar Club, Dublin on Thursday 2nd of May. Gather your friends for a bit of zig-a-zig-ah!

Doors are at 7.30pm and we’ll be singing through the Spice Girls best songs from 8.30pm sharp. We’ll be finishing the night with a Spice Girls vs Girl Band Disco (think All Saints, Sugababes, Destiny’s Child and Girls Aloud) and we’ll be singing our last notes at 11pm - it’s a school night, after all.

Tickets are €10 + booking online or €15 on the door. As always, we’ll be donating 20% of our proceeds after costs to our friends at Joyful Noise (find them on Insta @joyfulnoisedublin), an inclusive community music project predominantly for adults with intellectual disabilities.

FYI - the Sing Along Social will be capturing photographs and video footage throughout this Spice Girls Specials. These will be used for marketing and publicity on our website and in social media or in any third party publication.

The Sing Along Social is a zero-commitment choir where friends and strangers gather together to sing along to their favourite tunes. It’s kind of like group karaoke with no microphones and no putting anyone on the spot. You don’t have to practice, you don’t need to know the words and you don’t even need to be able to sing.

Sing Along Social: Spice Girls
May 03

Presented by MPI

Owen Colgan - Woke Tour #2

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Owen Colgan, Irish cult comedy hero, sex symbol and Hardy Bucks star hits the road for his biggest tour yet.

After a hugely successful tour in 2018 with sold out shows across Ireland, Owen is back with a new installment for 2019 - The Woke Tour.

” All my new gained knowledge along with my love for Jambons, Crows and grown men fighting will be bestowed upon the people of the Emerald Isle during this tour. So sit back, take off your pants and enjoy the multi layered, high octane shit talk experience of a lifetime. ” - Owen

(Don’t take your pants off)

Owen Colgan - Woke Tour #2
May 04

Presented by ChoiceCuts

Lowkey

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€15.00 + Booking Fee

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Lowkey is a musician and political activist. Kareem Dennis (born 23 May 1986), better known by his stage name Lowkey, is a British Iraqi rapper and activist based in London, England. He first became known through a series of mixtapes he released before he was 18, before taking a hiatus from the music business.

He would return in 2008 with wider music coverage, featured on BBC Radio and appearing at various festivals and concerts including the BBC Electric Proms, Glastonbury, T In The Park and Oxegen in the buildup to his first solo album Dear Listener, as well as collaborating with other British musicians to form the supergroup Mongrel. He released his second solo album Soundtrack to the Struggle independently on 16 October 2011.

Lowkey
May 04

All City & NBN: Onra & Devin Morrison

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All City & Nothing But Net presents

A Bussin’ LP Launch

Onra
Devin Morrison
Support: Brién

All City & NBN: Onra & Devin Morrison
May 08

Simone Felice

8:00PM
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€20.00 + Booking fee

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Simone Felice is a founding member of internationally acclaimed Catskill Mountain based artists The Felice Brothers, whose seminal albums remain some of the most influential works of this century’s folk-rock revival.

Simone has been hailed as one of the great songwriter-poets of his generation, bringing these gifts and history to his work as a prolific record producer.

Recent projects include The Lumineers #1 worldwide hit, Cleopatra, Bat For Lashes stunning Mercury Prize shortlisted concept album, The Bride, and new releases by Ian Felice, Vance Joy, Jade Bird, Rhodes, and Peace.

Simone Felice
May 10

Presented by ChoiceCuts

Sister Nancy vs Legal Shot vs Firehouse Skank

9:00PM
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Nancy Russell, Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies. Sister Nancy was one of 15 siblings; her brother Robert, known to her family as Dickie, found fame as Brigadier Jerry. The latter began chanting on Prince Norman’s sound system before settling with Jahlove Music. While the Brigadier’s reputation as the number one cultural DJ flourished, by her mid-teens, Nancy was occasionally performing on the sound system. With Winston Riley in 1982 her debut One Two was released, featuring the title track, “Aint No Stopping Nancy”, “Bam Bam” and “Only Woman DJ With Degree”. She also recorded a classic rendition of “King And Queen” with Yellowman. With producer Henry “Junjo” Lawes, she recorded “A No Any Man Can Test Sister Nancy”, “Bang Belly” and another Yellowman combination, “Jah Mek Us Fe A Purpose”. She continued appearing live in the dancehall where she often performed alongside her brother on the Jahlove Music Sound System. The sound toured internationally to rave reviews, including a celebrated session at Brixton Town Hall, London, where both Jerry and Nancy made their debut performances in the UK.

Sister Nancy vs Legal Shot vs Firehouse Skank