Located at the end of Leeson Street on Earlsfort Terrace, the National Concert Hall hosts many of the world’s foremost classical instrumentalists, singers and orchestras. Beyond the classical world, renowned folk performers and other soloists and groups highlight how the NCH showcases all genres of high-quality music.
Just 300 metres from Number 31, the Sugar Club on Lower Leeson Street is an eclectic and off-beat venue. It hosts everything from live music, theatre productions and movie screenings to live podcasts, science shows and many other specialised events.
More secluded than the better-known St Stephen’s Green, the beautiful Iveagh Gardens occasionally hosts musical and other performances featuring some of today’s most popular artists.
Generations of Irish children have associated the plush and ornate Gaiety Theatre with the annual Christmas pantomime. Beyond this, the much-loved Gaiety has welcomed many of the world’s most celebrated actors and singers over the past 150 years - it was even the venue for the 1971 Eurovision Song Contest!
For over 25 years, Whelans on Wexford Street has showcased emerging and established musical and comedy artists from Ireland and across the world. Its intimate proportions let performers make a direct and very individual connection with audiences.
One of Dublin’s longest-established city centre venues, the Victorian 3Olympia Theatre hosts world-famous bands, solo musicians and comedians plus plays, pantos and many other must-see events.
Dublin’s biggest venue where performers including Ed Sheeran, Adele, Mariah Carey and countless others have performed, can be easily reached by taking the Luas at St Stephen’s Green and changing at Abbey Street.