Gig Guide - October

DOUG COONEY, MAGGIE ROSE AND SARAH MOONEY – 12 OCTOBER – THE SOUND HOUSE DJ and producer Doug Cooney, supported by a back-to-back set from local talents Maggie Rose and Sarah Mooney, will showcase Dublin’s vibrant techno scene at the Sound House on October 12. Head down to Eden Quay for a night of pounding drum loops and hypnotic hooks in the recently refurbished venue upstairs from the Wiley Fox. Proceeds from the event are go to the Simon Community. Tickets from €7.95 Check it out if you like: Adam Beyer, ANNA, Joyhauser THE SLOW READERS CLUB – 13 OCTOBER – BUTTON FACTORY Following a sold-out UK tour in 2017, The Slow Readers Club are bringing the moody guitar synths and sexy low-range vocals of their latest album, ‘Build a Tower’, to Button Factory this October. Despite their misleadingly cute name, this Mancunian electro-rock band have an intense stage presence that has gained them a devoted following. If you were disappointed to miss out on Editors tickets, check out Slow Readers Club at the Button Factory for your fix of sullen electro-rock vibes.   Tickets from €17.50 Check it out if you like: Depeche Mode, Editors, White Lies DREAM WIFE – 17 OCTOBER – WHELANS Rebellious, ironic, and full of energy, this indie-punk trio has been rousing audiences since their formation in 2016. Dream Wife, a band whose name sardonically evokes the gender expectations its members abhor, is comprised of three Arts students who met at Brighton University. Expect to scream yourself hoarse to the politically charged chorus of ‘Somebody’, a catchy critique of female objectification, and the contagious ‘heys’ of ‘Hey Heartbreaker’.   Tickets from €13 Check it out if you like: Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Sleigh Bells, Le Tigre