Top 5 events Sunday 9th February

Top 5

Sunday isn’t the easiest day to find something to do in Dublin. Half of Ireland emulates the religious ‘day of rest’ speel, while the other half look for a way to squeeze the last few drops of joy out of the weekend. Here’s Babylon’s top picks for events in Dublin this Sunday. 

Cello

Spike Cello Festival 

If you’re a fan of intimate gigs and gorgeous melodies, this one’s for you. Two powerhouse ensembles Glasshouse and Two Versus will be playing in Lost Lane as part of the Spike Cello Festival this Sunday night. In addition, there will be a secret gig from the exquisitely talented LemoCello upstairs.

Where: Lost Lane, 1-2 Adam Court, Grafton Street, Dublin, D02 RP20

When: Doors 8pm, performance 8.30pm.

Tickets: €15.

karaoke

Karaoke Workman’s Club

What better way to usher in the week than belting out a few 2000’s pop bangers with friends? With a great cocktail menu, multiple dance floors and spacious smoking area Workman’s has it all. Start your week off right in Workman’s club, providing karaoke every Sunday night.

Where: The Workman’s Club, 10 Wellington Quay, Temple Bar, Dublin, D02 VX36

When: 11.30PM.until late. 

Tickets: Free entry ! 

Guitar

Sunday Trad Music and Ballad Session

There’s nothing more Irish than a trad session. Why not celebrate yesterday’s victory over the Welsh by enjoying some traditional Irish tunes at a Dublin open-mic session. The event will be led by Adam Whelan and musicians are encouraged to bring their own instruments and join in!

Where: The Revels, 37 Main Street, Dublin, Ireland Dublin 14

When: 9pm

Tickets: Free! 

Our-Story-Auditorium

Imagining Ireland: Speaking Up, Singing Louder

The National Concert Hall will be hosting an incredible celebration of Irish women’s voices in music, poetry, and art tonight. Musicians such as SOAK, Lisa O’Neill, Radie Peat and Sorcha Richardson will be performing alongside writers Eimear McBride, Sara Baume, Wendy Erskine and more. A wide range of artists, musicians, and creatives will be performing on the night. 

Where: National Concert Hall, Earlsfort Terrace, Saint Kevin’s, Dublin, D02 N527

When: 8pm

Tickets: €25-€35

The Sitting Room Sessions – Live Acoustic Showcase

The Sitting Room Sessions have returned! This cosy set up lends itself to an intimate evening of live music. Cuddle up on a couch and get a first listen to some of Dublin’s hottest up and coming musical performers. 

Where: The Clockwork Door, 51 Wellington Quay, Dublin, Ireland D02 NH04

When: 7pm – 10pm

Tickets: €11

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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