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Top Choice Live Music in Grafton Street & Around

Devitt’s

Devitt’s – aka the Cusack Stand – is one of the favourite places for the city’s talented musicians to display their wares, with sessions as good as any you’ll hear in the city centre. Highly recommended.
Live Music in Grafton Street & Around

Whelan's

Perhaps the city's most beloved live-music venue is this midsize room attached to a traditional bar. This is the singer-songwriter's spiritual home: when they're done pouring out the contents of their hearts on stag…
Live Music in Grafton Street & Around

National Concert Hall

Ireland's premier orchestral hall hosts a variety of concerts year-round, including a series of lunchtime concerts from 1.05pm to 2pm on Tuesdays from June to August.
Theatre in Grafton Street & Around

Gaiety Theatre

The 'Grand Old Lady of South King St' is more than 150 years old and has for much of that time thrived on a diet of fun-for-all-the-family fare: West End hits, musicals, Christmas pantos and classic Irish plays keep…
Comedy in Grafton Street & Around

Banker's Comedy Club

The basement room of this decent bar hosts two nights of comedy: the Craic Club on Fridays and the usually excellent Stand Up at the Banker's on Saturday nights. There's decent talent on stage – some of whom have ma…
Karaoke in Grafton Street & Around

Ukiyo

The basement rooms of this trendy sake bar can fit up to 20 people each for a night of singalong fun from the 30,000-odd songs on the menu (in a variety of languages). Bookings recommended, especially for weekend ni…
Theatre in Grafton Street & Around

Samuel Beckett Theatre

The Trinity College Players' Theatre hosts student productions throughout the academic year, as well as the most prestigious plays from the Dublin Theatre Festival.
Live Music in Grafton Street & Around

JJ Smyth's

There's live music in the upstairs room of this old bar every night, from blues to jazz, performed by some extraordinary players. Check the website for listings.
Booking Service in Grafton Street & Around

Ticketmaster

Sells tickets to every genre of big- and medium-sized show – but be aware that it charges between 9% and 12.5% service charge per ticket.