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Gigs Theatre

Tinchy Stryder olympia Making a killing in pop-grime. 7.30pm, €28, 0818 719300

David O'Doherty vicar street Casio-playing comic throws another David O'Doh-party. 8.30pm, €25, 0818 719 390

Jesca Hoop the academy 2 One-time nanny in the Tom Waits household. 7pm, €12, 01 877 9999

Peakin' Trippers twisted pepper Bray quintet with a fine sense of melody. 8pm, €5, 01 873 4800

Sweet Talk 39 the sugar club Talks from local design, photography and animation practitioners. 7pm, €7, 01 678 7188

The Mighty Stef whelan's Eclectic Celtic-punk gypsy blues. 8pm, €14, 01 478 0766

Niall Toner Jr & Johnny Rowan bewley's theatre Two stalwarts with a trunk full of acoustic material. 8.30pm, €15, 087 989 2994

Baby Dee crawdaddy Transgender performance artist, with her harp. 8pm, €15, 01 476 3374

DJ Storm twisted pepper The First Lady of drum'n'bass. 11pm, €8, 01 873 4800

Groove Armada olympia Chilled-out electro, supported by local pop sensations Bitches with Wolves. 7.30pm, €35.60, 0818 719300

Maurice Fulton the button factory Modern-disco-remix king. 11pm, €10, 01 670 9202

God is an Astronaut the academy Progressive post-rock for space disciples. 7.30pm, €19.85, 01 877 9999

Thirty Seconds To Mars the o2 Stadia emo from actor Jared Leto's band touring their new album. 6.30pm, €39.20, 01 819 8888

Talulah does the Hula twisted pepper Almost all-girl outfit doing indie pop like a gang of post-punk Shangri Las. 8pm, €10, 01 873 4800

Lee Mack vicar street Bafta-winning English comic. 8.30pm, €25, 0818 719 390

Juliet's Rescue the academy 2 Kildare pop-rock five piece. 7.30pm, €8, 01 877 9999

Adam Beyer tripod Swedish minimal techno. 11pm, €20, 01 476 3374

Hamlet Sweeney & The Handsome Strangers whelan's upstairs Jaunty, good-times acoustic blast. 8pm, €5, 01 478 0766

Vyvienne Long the sugar club Damien Rice's fav cello pop-princess gets all sugary. 8pm, €18.20, 01 678 7188

Super Extra Bonus Party alt (andrew's lane theatre) Hands-in-the-air party time again, until way passed bedtime. 8pm, €5, 01 679 5720

The Deans the slaughtered lamb, swords Rock it with this bluesey trio. 10pm, €10, 0818 903 001

JLS the o2 See Hot Gig. 6.30pm, €39.60, 01 819 8888

The Kings of Cabaret national concert hall Irish entertainment royalty with Noel V Ginnity, Linda Martin and Sean Dunphy. 8pm, €35/€30, 01 417 0000

Propaganda the academy The Dublin launch of this London dance-night institution. 10.30pm, €10, 01 877 9999

Valerie Francis whelan's Effervescent glee pop. 7.30pm, €15, 01 478 0766

Ardal O'Hanlon vicar street The last stop of the funnyman's Irish tour. 8.30pm, €28, 0818 719 390

Shadow Dancer the button factory Boysnoize Records' brotherly digital duo. 11pm, €10, 01 670 9202

Codes the academy Hot electro doom gang. 7.30pm, €15, 01 877 9999

Vic crawdaddy Five-piece alt rockers playing some shiny new tracks. 8pm, €15, 01 476 3374

Finley Quaye the village Boho-pop-electro reggae brewmeister. 8pm, €23, 01 4758555

Jazz Session twisted pepper Alex Mathias presents the music of Charlie Parker with an open jam session afterwards. 6pm, €10, 01 873 4800

Scarecrow Disco & The Hot Sprockets the cobblestone Double act of raucous rockers. 9pm, €7, 01 872 1799

Hockey the academy Funky Portland new wavers. 7.30pm, €17.50, 01 877 9999

Machine Head olympia Ferocious Californian metal band. 7.30pm, €33.60, 0818 719300

Three Blind Wolves whelan's Energetic Scottish new country. 8pm, €10, 01 478 0766

Andy White whelan's upstairs Belfast singer/songwriter. 8pm, €12, 01 478 0766

Girls whelan's Kaleidoscopic, San Fran dream pop duo. 8pm, €16.50, 01 478 0766

Newton Faulkner olympia Gifted guitarman from, erm, Surrey. 7.30pm, €25, 0818 719300

Chipmunk the academy Tottenham grimester. 7.30pm, €14.50, 01 877 9999

Milk whelan's upstairs Fresh-faced blues soaked pop guitar gang. 8pm, €7, 01 478 0766

Trashed alt (andrew's lane theatre) Ear-trashing electronica night. 11pm, €5, 01 679 5720 n wednesday 3rd

Heinz Sauer & Michael Wollny national concert hall Tasty jazz sax and piano duo. 8pm, €20, 01 417 0000

Elvis the o2 Presley in concert in Ireland, thanks to a hi-tech recreation. 6.30pm, €65.70/€40, 01 819 8888

Desmond Cahalan whelan's Irish-based Manc folkman. 8pm, €15, 01 478 0766

Anthony Doran citi bar, dame st The Blizzards' bass player. 11pm, free, 01 679 4455

Blasphemy spy Electropunk party. 11pm, €7, 01 677 0014







Theatre

Still, the Blackbird Sings project arts centre Dave Duggan's dramatisation of the life of the Slane-born poet-warrior Francis Ledwidge, who fought and died with the British in World War One, despite his nationalist politics. Starts March 1st, 8.15pm, €15/€12, 01 677 8899

Killer Joe new theatre Tracy Letts' slice-of-brutal-Texan-life drama about the get-rich plan of one dysfunctional family of trailer park refugees. Starts March 1st, 8pm, €18/€15, 01 670 3361

Les Liaisons dangereuses gate theatre Nick Dunning and Fiona Bell star as the nasty aristos in Christopher Hampton's version of the French classic tale of innocence and experience, while singer, Maria Tecce, makes her Gate debut. 7.30pm, €35/€20, 01 874 4045

Sticks and Stones bewley's theatre Hard-boiled one-act drama from former Ain't It Cool News website editor Drew McWeeney, centring on a tense stand-off between a cop and a lawyer. 12.50pm, €15, 087 989 2994

Stretching Larry theatre upstairs @ the plough Something of a disgruntled theme is beginning to emerge at this recession-inspired theatre company, with another new play about an everyday Joe (or Larry, in this case) having a bad day. 1.10pm, €10 (soup and a show), 087 288 9854 Exhibitions

Anne Tallentire imma Veteran Irish artist and Professor of Fine Art at Central Saint Martins in London returns to Dublin with a show of her work (largely in video) over the last decade. 01 612 9900

Francis Alÿs imma The Belgium-born Mexico-based former architect presents 111 small-scale paintings from Le Temps du Sommeil. 01 612 9900

Dorothy Cross & William McKeown kerlin gallery Two-person show around a fascination with movement through water. 01 670 9093

Jorge Pardo imma Photomurals of the Cuban-American artist's works. 01 612 9900

Family

Best Bubbles Party! collins barracks, national museum Have your six to nine-year-olds forever blowing bubbles after this My Museum workshop. Booking a must. Sunday, 3pm, 01 677 7444

My Airfield Year airfield Help with nature diaries by artist Jane Groves at this urban farm. 12.30pm, €20 (family pass: 2 adults and 3 children), 01 298 4301

The Matinee Brunch Club odeon A tasty brunch and family movie: a winning recipe. Under-threes eat for free. Saturday and Sunday, noon, 01 478 2088

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