Ciara Byrne highlights the gigs you have to see in the capital this month.
We're almost a month in Autumn - can you believe it? It's time to give us some well-deserved break, and go to a gig. But with such a huge choice, how do you even begin to pick who to see? Lucky for you, we have scoured the calendars and come up with this:
The National Concert Hall, October 4th
Beoga will play the National Concert Hall on October 4th. After featuring on two new Ed Sheeran songs, Beoga have made a name for themselves in the Irish and international music scene. Their music lives up to their name with Beoga translating to ‘lively’. Whether you’re an Irish music fan or not, Beoga are certain to entertain and bring some craic agus ceol to the National Concert Hall.
The Sugar Club, October 11th
Previously consisting of John Doherty and Ryan McCloskey, the Donegal pair have recently gone their separate ways with Ryan leaving the band as “a career move.” Their upcoming Irish tour will still be going ahead however, and even with the loss of Ryan, Little Hours intimate gig in The Sugar Club on the 11th of October is still not to be missed!
Cry Monster Cry
The Button Factor, October 13th
The Irish brothers bring a new lease of life to the genre of folk music with their haunting but uplifting sounds. With influences from the likes of Mumford and Sons, they bring folk music a modern twist and showcase their skills with incredible melodies. If you want to catch Cry Monster Cry and experience the magic for yourself, get down to the Button Factory on October the 13th for what is sure to be a stunning and enchanting show.
Chic feat. Nile Rodgers
The 3Arena, October 27th
If you love disco, dancing, or just having a good time, this is the gig for you this month! With funky, familiar tunes, Chic are bound to get you grooving. As an original disco band from the 70’s, Chic have proven that they are arguably one of disco’s greatest contributors with their music known all over the world. They will play a boogie filled gig at the 3 Arena on the 25th of October with is definitely worth seeing!
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