Top 5 events in Dublin Wednesday 5th February

By Nicholas Lane / February 5, 2020

Happy ‘hump day’ Wednesday! Today is widely regarded as the toughest day of the week, but fear not! We here at Babylon radio have compiled a list of the best things to do this evening to help you over the hump, revitalising and refreshing you, so you finish your week strong!

Between dance classes, live music, theatre, and stand-up comedy, there’s loads to do this Wednesday in Dublin City. Read on below for our top 5 events of the day, and just click the title for more information!

Iron City

Iron City

This one’s for my fellow live music lovers! Iron City are bringing their unique jazz harmonies to Arthur’s Blues and Jazz Club this Wednesday night. Sip on a pint, or some tea, and let yourself be taken away by the sounds of this flourishing ensemble. The group is composed of five top-tier musicians who specialise in Funky Hard-Bop and Soul Jazz. 

Where: Arthur’s Blues & Jazz Club, 28 Thomas Street, Dublin

When: Door’s open at 8pm, with music starting at 8.30pm.

Tickets: €10 at the door. 


Kaleidoscope Music Night

Another one for those with a passion for melody. The first Wednesday of every month sees the Kaleidoscope team curate a magical evening of music at BelloBar. This week, three duos will be captivating audiences with their performances of a selection of contemporary, French, and baroque music. 

Where: BelloBar, 1 Portobello Harbour, Dublin 8

When: 8:30 – 10.30pm

Tickets: €13 here.

The International Bar

The Comedy Cellar Dublin

The Comedy Cellar Dublin is providing a stellar line-up for this Wednesday. The headliners are; rising comedy star Joanna McNally, known for hosting the Republic of Telly, John Colleary, who you’ve seen on the cult classic – The Savage Eye, and hilarious stand-up comedians Fiona Frawley and Robbie McShane! If you’re over 18 and could use a chuckle to brighten up your week, this one’s definitely for you! 

Where: The Comedy Cellar at the International Bar, 23 Wicklow Street, Dublin 2. 

When: 9pm

Tickets: Only €10 and can be booked here


Embodiment Movement Dance Practice

Liven up your week by loosening up and letting go with Embodiment Movement Dance Practice. These drop-in classes are on a weekly basis and are perfect for beginners. The classes centre on the practice of “mindfulness in movement”. Class leader David creates a welcoming and non judgmental environment which encourages free expression through dance and activity. 

Where: Dance Ireland, Foley Street, Dublin

When: 7.30 – 9.30pm

Tickets: Prices from €13 to €16, which you can buy at the door. 


Livin’ Dred Theatre Company presents Trad  

If you’re in the mood for a chill evening of entertainment, but are fed up with the Netflix and couch routine, why not support a bit of contemporary Irish art? The award-winning play Trad is being put on at the Pavilion Theatre in Dún Laoghaire this Wednesday. Written by Mark Doherty and directed by Aaron Monaghan this heart-warming, comedic tale follows a father and son as they set out on an adventure of discovery together. 

Where: The Pavilion Theatre, Marine Rd, Dún Laoghaire, Dublin.

When: 8pm. 

Tickets: Between €22-€25, on sale here. 


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About the author

Nicholas Lane

Student of English and French. Born in Essex, bred in Donegal, buttered in Dublin. Writer with Babylon Radio and UCD Tribune. Radio presenter with UCD Belfield FM.

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