Throwbacks in the Gig-Guide for this May Bank Holiday Weekend


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It’s hard to believe yet another Bank Holiday weekend is upon us! It seems like there’s just one after another this time of the year, but we’re definitely not complaining. This weekend is packed with throwbacks, from a Britney & Justin singsesh to the famous "Mack Fleetwood". Here's a look at what’s going down:

Wheatus at Whelan's

Fancy reliving one of the best songs of your childhood? Monday night sees the return of your Teenage dirtbag favourites, Wheatus! The guys are live from 8pm, tickets on sale for €18. After the gig, Whelan’s are hosting their signature Silent Disco plus a late bar. Book Whelan's for your next gig, party or fundraiser on Fillit.

Fleetwood Mac & Thin Lizzy Tribute at The Church Bar

The Church bar on Jervis street is kicking off the Bank Holiday weekend with a live performance from ‘Mack Fleetwood’, Ireland’s answer to Fleetwood Mac. Doors open at 10pm and admission is free. The bar will be open late so be ready to party into the late hours! If that doesn’t tickle your fancy, the festivities continue on Saturday night with a special performance from ‘Thin Az Lizzy’, a Thin Lizzy tribute band. Head a long and enjoy all your favourite classics! More info is available on Facebook.

The Bernard Shaw

There’s always loads happening down at the Bernard Shaw, and this Bank Holiday weekend is no different. Saturday night see’s a special gig from Fulton & Gold with the return of Southpaw, who are back together after a two-year hiatus. It promises to be a cracker and, as always, it’s free in all day and night. Check out the event page here.

Sing Along Social at MVP

Crank the nostalgia back to 1999! Sing Along Social comes to MVP and this sesh is dedicated to everyone's favourite former flames, Britney and Justin. Dress Code is, yep, you guessed it: double denim! Tickets are €8 online or €10 on the door on the night. It’s all going down Sunday night from 7.30pm.

Ska at The Grand Social

All weekend long, The Grand Social are holding the ‘This is Dublin Ska Festival’. The festival features the best of Irish Ska bands and DJs all under one roof for two days. You can expect appearances from the likes of Top 2tone tunes, skazz, The Hacklers, The Dubtones, Rebel souls and much more. If you’d like to see a full list of acts, head over to the event page.

Whatever you end up doing, we hope you have a cracking bank holiday! 

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