Garageland Announces The Garage Gigs Spring Series 2018

Garageland have announced that the Garage Gigs Spring Series will take off with a very large bang in the first week of March with shows in Dublin’s Grand Social and The Button Factory, followed quickly by dates in Drogheda, Kilkenny, Cork and Limerick. Further on in the spring there are plans for shows Galway, Mayo, Donegal, along with dates in London, Liverpool, Manchester, Belfast.

Founder Dermot Lambert has announced that Garageland intend to promote up to 60 shows this year in Ireland and the UK, all featuring as many as 240 brand new and emerging artists.

2017 proved to be one of Garageland’s biggest years with the release of the Garageland Volume 1 compilation along with artist friendly initiatives with the likes of Sound Training Centre, Music Maker, RTE and more. The year finished with a PR storm as Inhaler made waves around the world, with their indie pop sound attracting all manner of people to their Garage Gig Show in the Button Factory.

Garageland on RTE 2XM with Dermot Lambert continues to reach ever higher audience numbers with the regular Monday evening live radio show which features music from brand new artists alongside a long line of music industry guests that’s included Willie Ryan (Hozier Management), Olaf Tyaranssen (Hot Press Magazine), Ailish Toohey (Gavin James management), The Pale, Jackie Hayden and many more.

Garageland supports is supported by IMRO, The Arts Council of Ireland, RTE, Hot Press Magazine, RAAP, IRMA, Sound Training College, MusicMaker.

Spring Dates are filling up fast, and any artists wishing to take part should contact

Upcoming Dates

Thurs 1st March – Dublin – The Grand Social

Pleasure Dome / Colin O’Shea & The Chaos / Kyro Jones / Shag Haired Villains / Emily 7
Doors – 7.15pm / Admission €10 online / €13.50 on door

Thurs 8th March – Dublin – Button Factory  – (filmed for Garageland T.V.)
Skyfever / Fade To Light / Hammy & The Pilgrim  / Patricia / Killian O’Driscoll
Doors – 7.15pm / Admission €10 online / €13.50 on door

Sat 10th March – Kilkenny – The Pumphouse
The Wha? / Sweet Freedom /  Oisín & Cara / Out Of Habit / Bankrupt
Doors – 7.15pm / Admission €10 online / €13.50 on door

Saturday 15th March – Limerick – Pharmacia

Deborah McKeown  / Aidan Bolger & Band / More TBA
Doors – 7.15pm / Admission €10 online / €13.50 on door

Fri 16th March – Drogheda – McPhails
Fuzz Gigolo  / Modern Love / The Brief /  Gathinos
Doors – 7.15pm / Admission €10 online / €13.50 on door

Thursday 22nd March – Dublin – The Grand Social

Fish In The Sky /  Hidden Stills / More TBA
Doors – 7.15pm / Admission €10 online / €13.50 on door

Thursday 22nd March – Dublin – The Sound House

Stone Blind State / Vext / More TBA
Doors – 7.15pm / Admission €10 online / €13.50 on door

Thursday 29th March – Dublin – The Button Factory
The Elation / The Enzymes / More TBA
Doors – 7.15pm / Admission €10 online / €13.50 on door


Thursday 19th April – Dublin – The Button Factory
Elevation Falls / We March / NCX
Doors – 7.15pm / Admission €10 online / €13.50 on door

Friday 27th April – Dublin – The Grand Social
Towns-End / The Brief / More TBA
Doors – 7.15pm / Admission €10 online / €13.50 on door

Friday 27th April – Dublin – The Sound House
Surreal Audio/  More TBA
Doors – 7.15pm / Admission €10 online / €13.50 on door

More dates and artists currently being added

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