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Green Rebel

A new podcast where hosts, ‘our’ Emily O’Callaghan and Irina Dzhambazova speak to original mavericks from the creative industries.

This episode features DJ, broadcaster and Irish internet pioneer Niall O’Byrne better known as Nialler9, who celebrates 13 years as a blogger this month.

Thirteen years.

Em writes:

The name Green Rebel originates from our definition of a person who carves a unique path from their passion – and through hard work and persistence, makes this passion their career.

In fairness.

Free to download here

Saturday, July 1:  The Lumo Club Summer Party @ Garda Boat Club, Chapelizod Road (€15, 2pm – 2am)

Nialler9 writes:

Lumo’s all-day summer outdoor and indoor party is happening this Saturday July 1st down by the water in Dublin city centre in the Garda Boat Club. We’ll be starting on the lawn and moving inside for the night.

There’s free drinks on arrival courtesy of Absolut for early partiers, We’ll have Surf’n’Fries on hand with food and we’ve also got music from Lumo DJs, Limerick’s Olivia Chau, a Yacht rock special from Sing Along Social, Kildare’s hardest working DJ Deece and a live electronic set from I Am The Cosmos. Last year looked like this

Tickets here

Our Lumo Summer Party (Nialler9)

Saturday, June 17: Pussys Present: Gabber Eleganza ‘’The Hakke Show’’ @ Hangar, Andrews Lane,  Dublin 2 (€10+ , 10:30pm)

Nialler9 writes:

Well this is different. With 90s dance music well and truly on the decks once more at clubs, a night of old-school hardcore, rave and gabber spearheaded by Italian Alberto Guerrini, whose Tumblr is dedicated to the aesthetic of the original gabber scene (as above).

Part-performance, part-rave, part art exhibit, the show will also feature DJ sets from Welcome, Rave Selekts and District Magazine..

The 25 best Clubs And Gigs In Dublin This Week (Nialler9)


TONIGHT: BIMM Live @ Tivoli Theatre & 3 other venues (5:30pm, Free)

Nialler9 writes:

A chance to see the new artists of the future in one day as current and graduating students of BIMM [British and Irish Modern Music Institute]  College and their bands play live (and DJ).

There are four venues: the Tivoli, Stage 19, Liberty Belle and The Jug [see map above] and there will be 40 bands and artists playing across the night.

Recommended for your highlighters? Emma Lou and the Agenda, Akora, The Fontaines, Pine The Pilcrow and Shrug Life, though there’s plenty to be discovered.

The 20 Best Gigs And Clubs In Dublin This Weekend (Nialler9)


SUNDAY: Africa Day @ Farmleigh House, Phoenix Park, Dublin  (Free, 11pm – 6pm)

Nialler9 writes:

A family and world-music-friendly Sunday afternoon affair featuring music from nine-piece Afro-fusion band K.O.G. & The Zongo Brigade, upcoming Irish bands Barq & AikJ and a hip-hop stage too.See here for full listings.

Nialler9’s Gig Guide (Nialler9)


DJ, blogger and ‘sheet favourite Nialler9 dips into a ‘suitcase full of sevens’ ahead of a set in aid of Repeal the Eighth.

Nialler9 will be among over 100 DJs who will each play eight records at eight gigs in eight cities across Ireland & UK in support of Repeal the 8th.

To wit:


Confirmed venues:

Cork: Gulpd Café (2pm – 8pm)
Galway: Roisin Dubh (2pm – 8pm)
Dublin: South William/ Wah Wah Club (2pm – 1am)
Sligo: Tricky’s McGarrigles (2pm – 8pm)
London: 40Ft Brewery, Dalston (2pm – 8pm)
Limerick: Ormston House (2pm – 8pm)
Manchester: Common, Edge St (4pm – 10pm)
Waterford: Mojo Lounge Rooftop (2pm to 8pm)

Vinyl Love For Repeal


On April 21, a year to the day since Prince’s death.

A night of Purple-hued goodness at the Grand Social, Lower Liffey Street, Dublin 1. Tickets at link below.

Peter Murphy writes

The night will feature a 2 hour live set by 11 piece band HOUSEQUAKE! DJs Kelly Anne Byrne & Nialler 9! Big screen showing of Prince live in concert! Panel Discussion! & lots of visual treats

Any excuse.

Prince: A Celebration


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Thursday March 30: Planet Parade (above), Farah Elle, Laoise @ Whelan’s, Wexford Street, Dublin 2 (€10)

Nialler9 writes:

Debut album launch for the Kildare band’s superior sunny indie pop music with support from two of the best upcoming new artists in Ireland. Hear the album here .

Nialler9’s Gig Guide until April 3 (Nialler9)



TONIGHT, Friday February 17: Girl Band, Rusangano Family, Lynched & more @ Vicar Street (€30)

Nialler9 writes:

Tonight three of Ireland’s finest and very different bands in the genres of rock (Girl Band, above), rap (Rusango Family) and trad (Lynched) play in Vicar Street in aid of Pieta House. There’s also a DJ sets from James Vincent McMorrow Geoff Travis (Rough Trade) & Aisling O’Riordan….

Nialler9’s Gig Guide (Nialler9)



Thursday Feb 2: TLMT 3: Slow Riot, Beach & Montauk Hotel @ The Sound House, Eden Quay Dublin 1 (Free)

Nialler9 writes:

Irish music blog The Last Mixed Tape celebrates three years of hanging around and writing about Irish music with a FREE SHOW of Irish bands featuring Limerick post-punks Slow Riot, Dublin psych-experimentalists Beach and the early ’80s indie vibe of Montauk Hotel (top and  streaming above with ‘Black Dress’).

Nialler9’s Gig Guide January 31-February 6 (Nialler9)