Nightlife is not all parties, it is the live music shows, gigs at cafes or a kickass concert. You get to witness the best of the music events in Dublin; from live music to the tours of artists, there is a lot that the city has in store for you. For a different choice of music, there are distinct events in Dublin. For classical music lovers, they have classical music shows and concerts, while for the groovers they have concerts in Dublin to dance your heart out.
The city is never out of stock when it’s music events so get grooving already.
The capital of the Republic of Ireland, Dublin is situated on Ireland’s east coast on the River Liffey. Dublin has been and is a historical and contemporary centre for arts, education, administration and industry. It is the birthplace of several famous authors like Oscar Wilde, James Joyce, and Samuel Beckett. Some of its historical attractions are Dublin Castle and St Patrick Cathedral. Some other tourist attractions are St Stephen greens, Phoenix Park, Dublin Zoo, and National Museum of Ireland. Music has been an important and integral part of Irish culture. Music in Dublin is a major attraction for tourists as well as locals.
Dublin has the reputation of being one of the most youthful cities of Europe, as its 50% of citizens are younger than 25 years. So it's no surprise that it has a vibrant live music scene and abundance of venues for music. Dublin music ranges from traditional to modern and offbeat. The city has the honour of producing several internationally famous musicians and music groups including The Lizzy, The Dubliners, U2, the BoomTown Rats, The script, Sinead O’Connor, Kodaline, Boyzone and Westlife. Dublin music is not restricted to concerts or music events, but there are numerous bars and nightclubs which have regular performances by prominent as well as budding artists and bands.
Dublin music venues are there in huge numbers, some are small, some big concert halls, some medium clubs/pubs where a small concert or live performance can take place. Whelan’s is Dublin’s most well-known and famous live music venue. It hosts a variety of Irish and International artists and music bands performances. One can also enjoy some before or after drinks in the bustling pub. The Wright Venue is a three-story venue with seven bars. It’s a sleek and stylish venue known to have celebrity artists and DJ performances and also regular celebrity visiting this establishment. One can enjoy traditional and authentic Irish live music performances in Cobblestone pub. The Button Factory has an eclectic range of performances from indie rock to house. It is at the location of the Temple bar, famous for its parties. Vicar Street is famous for its fun nightlife and popular events venue of Dublin. Most of the concerts in Dublin are performed at this venue. St. Stephen’s Green, Grafton Street, Camden Street, Leeson Street and Harcourt Street are areas famous for their live music venues with amazing nightlife. The Dublin Dockyards and 3Arena venue have been a host of many world famous performers. Celt Dublin is one other famous venue for live music.
Live music Dublin is not restricted to concerts or music gigs or live performances but its there on the streets as well. One can see many artists performing on the streets, for their own entertainment and entertainment of the public as well. Throughout the year there are many events or concerts or festivals happening in Dublin. The longitude festival is the main music festival of Dublin with numerous Irish as well as international artists performing. It has many fun activities and other stuff for the entertainment of the whole family. Temple Bar Trad festival is a traditional music festival in Dublin pubs. Dublin has a festival of alternate music called Forbidden fruit.