Christmas is always a super-busy time for gigs, and this weekend is no exception.

Here's a look at some of the best gigs happening around the country over the next three days. 


Damien Dempsey Vicar Street, Dublin

Autechre Tivoli Theatre, Dublin

Smash Hits - The Academy, Dublin

Hermitage Green Roisin Dubh, Galway

Little Green CarsGlór, Ennis

Skeptical – Cyprus Avenue, Cork [TICKETS]



Imelda May - 3Arena, Dublin

Fight Like Apes Whelan's, Dublin

Eimear Quinn - Pavilion Theatre, Dun Laoghaire [SOLD OUT]

West Cork Ukulele Orchestra Roisin Dubh, Galway

Declan O'RourkeThe Spirit Store, Dundalk

Walking on CarsINEC, Killarney

Fran Harnett - Cyprus Avenue, Cork [TICKETS]


Run the Jewels - Opium Rooms, Dublin

KílaWhelan's, Dublin

The Hot Sprockets Vicar Street, Dublin

Jessie Ware The Academy, Dublin