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Music

A new, small-scale rock venue in the city centre, this basement bar (below the Mezz Bar) has a small stage, which puts the musicians and audience pretty...

24-25 Eustace Street

Isaac Butt Café Bar

Bars & pubs, Clubs, Music

A range of techno club nights first made this bar popular among students and backpackers, but the emphasis has recently shifted to live indie music. The...

Opposite Busáras Station

JJ Smyth's

Critics' choice
Music

One of the city's oldest jazz and blues venues, Smyth's does good music every night bar Wednesdays. There's an acoustic open-jam session on the first...

12 Aungier Street

Liberty Hall Theatre

Music

This theatre and music venue sits inside Ireland's main union hall, the famous Connolly Hall. It was very popular in the '70s (Paul Brady has released a...

33 Eden Quay

McGruder's

Bars & pubs, Clubs

Uniquely located in the up-and-coming Dublin 8 area near the Guinness Storehouse, McGruder's is the capital's best-kept secret. The venue is home to...

18 Thomas Street

National Stadium

Music

The National Stadium was a popular venue in the 1970s and '80s, with everyone from Led Zeppelin to Van Morrison playing here. It holds a seated audience of...

145 South Circular Road

Olympia

Critics' choice
Music

The Olympia is one of Dublin's old music halls. It's a fabulous place, with red velvet seats and theatre boxes on either side of the stage; the design is...

72 Dame Street

Olympia

Comedy, Music, Theatre

This old-style variety theatre - it was Dublin's first music hall - retains its physical characteristics (many of them authentically worn) but has largely...

72 Dame Street

Pravda

Critics' choice
Bars & pubs, Clubs

One of the more consistent spots on the north side of Dublin's River Liffey, this Russian-themed bar has comfy seating and a fine selection of vodkas, all...

35 Lower Liffey Street
Free

RDS Showgrounds

Music

One of the city's main sites for festival-size concerts, these sprawling grounds have hosted the Red Hot Chili Peppers and the re-routed Lisdoonvarna...

Ballsbridge

Thomas Read

Bars & pubs, Music

Opposite the grandeur of City Hall sits Thomas Read, a bustling modern bar offering a varying choice of scenes. The main bar is trendy and modern, while...

1 Parliament Street

Village

Critics' choice
Music

This shiny venue opened in 2003 on the same site as the underperforming Mean Fiddler. The good people at Whelan's took it on and gave it a thorough...

26 Wexford Street

Voodoo Lounge

Bars & pubs, Clubs

Voodoo is a happening bar-club with garage bands seven nights a week and DJs at weekends. (A board in the window communicates the musical line-up.) Inside,...

39 Arran Quay

Voodoo Lounge

Critics' choice
Music, Restaurants & cafés

Voodoo Lounge, owned by Huey Morgan of US one-hit-wonders The Fun Lovin' Criminals, is a NY-style booze emporium - cavernous and yet strangely pokey -...

39-40 Arran Quay

Whelan's

Critics' choice
Bars & pubs, Music

Dublin's miniature music institution has recently been refurbished to include a 200-capacity venue upstairs. By doubling its number of gigs, Whelan's has...

25 Wexford Street