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The Grand Social

The Grand Social

The Grand Social

35 Lower Liffey Street,
Dublin 1

tel: +353 1 874 0076

email: [email protected]

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www.thegrandsocial.ie

 

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Whats on at The Grand Social …

Saturday 24th June - Ha’penny Market

Weekly Saturday market in The Grand Social. Join us every Saturday for a great event, drop by and browse by our stalls, we have collectors, vinyl records, vintage accessories and clothing. Men & Women’s apparel, Art, Crafters, Producers and lots more. You can get  dry cuts or up styles by our ladies at our pop up Locks & Lashes every Saturday to finish that Sat night going out look…
We have lots of drinks specials each week…
Venue: The Ballroom  Doors: 12am - 6pm  Every Saturday Admission: FREE

Saturday 24th June - Roadtrip

Venue: The Loft: Doors: 1.30pm - 3.30pm  Admission €15  Buy Tickets Now!

Saturday 24th June - The Bollock Brothers

Featuring the one & only Jock McDonald on vocals we are proud to announce a really special evening on June 24th. The Bollock Brothers are a British Punk act formed in 1979 by the London promoter, DJ and manager Jock McDonald and are latterly best known for their English language cover of Serge Gainsbourg’s song “Harley David (Son of a Bitch)” (originally in French) and Alex Harvey’s “Faith Healer”. Always on the lookout for clever publicity, their 1983 electro version of the Sex Pistols’ album Never Mind The Bollocks received critical acclaim and featured Michael Fagan, the man who famously entered the Queen’s bedchamber at Buckingham Palace. Jimmy Lydon, brother of Johnny Rotten was a featured vocalist for a short while in the early 1980s.
Venue: The Loft: Doors: 8pm - 11pm  Admission €tbc

Sunday 25th June - A Glor Gosple & Friends

Venue: The Loft: Doors: 7.30pm - 11pm  Admission €

Monday 26th June - Jazz Jam

Weekly jazz session Monday
Venue: The Loft  Doors: 8pm - 11pm Every Monday  Admission: FREE

Tuesday 27th June - Ryan Quigley Quartet
Ryan Quigley makes a welcome return to Dublin directly from Glasgow Jazz Festival after the award winning “Ryan Quigley with Strings” perform at the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Come and hear one of the world’s most sought after jazz trumpeters in the intimate setting of The Grand Social, Dublin.

Ryan Quigley is an award winning jazz and lead trumpet player and an in demand studio musician, composer, arranger and educator.

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  • Recording and touring includes:

    Quincy Jones,Aretha Franklin, George Michael, Michael Buble, Tom Jones, Robbie Williams, Bob Geldof, Randy Brecker, Till Bronner, Michel Le Grand, Kurt Elling.

    Lead and guest principal trumpet:

    Metropole Orchestra, Halle Orchestra, Royal Northern Sinfonia, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Manchester Camerata, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Royal Scottish National Orchestra,Ulster Orchestra,RTE Concert Orchestra,RTE Symphony Orchestra, BBC Big Band

Venue: The Loft: Doors: 8.30pm - 11pm  Admission €10   Buy Tickets Now!

Wednesday 28th June - Jookafest 2

JOOKFEST is one Dublins biggest artist showcase’ for the best upcoming musicians and artists to get a chance to perform and showcase orginal and upcoming music! Our goal is to give talented artists a platform to perform and showcase their music to as many people as possible as there are several talented artists in this lovely country.
Venue: The Loft: Doors: 8.30pm - 11pm  Admission: €5   Buy Tickets Now!

Thursday 29th June - Table Quiz Thursdays

The Grand Social’s weekly Pub Quiz starts at 8:00pm sharp every Thursday in our Ballroom. It’s free to enter and every week the winning team gets a place in the Grand Final this summer where prizes include 4 tickets for Electric Picnic as well as other festival and gig tickets. There’ll be prizes on the night for the winning team as well as spot prizes. So come down it you think you think you’re smarter than the average bear.”
Venue: The Loft  Doors: 8pm - 11pm  Every Thursday Admission: FREE

Friday 30th June - Summer of love songs of 1967

Summer of love songs of 1967 brought to you by Dave McGuinness, Duncan Maitland and friends play the classic songs of this iconic era.. Hits including music from The Beatles, LOVE, The Doors, Pink Floyd and lots lots more.
Venue: The Loft: Doors: 8pm - 11pm  Admission: €12   Buy Tickets Now!

Friday 30th June - LEWIS FAUTZI

LEWIS FAUTZI
Faut Section/ Polegroup/ Soma/ Figure
Lewis Fautzi, whose real name is Luis Gonçalves, was born in 1991 in Barcelos, Portugal. Luis spends most of the time in the studio and he is so prolific that his productivity could only benefit from actually sleeping there. He’s full of ideas and is driven by a huge will to create, innovate and make his mark on the electronic music scene.

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  • He started deejaying and producing at an early age and has so far released work on labels such as his own Faut Section, Soma Records, Figure, Pole Group, Soniculture or Labrynth.

    In recent years, he has been in the lab listening to the finest techno from all around the world, taking in influences from the 90’s all through to nowadays, which allows him to create his own interpretation of all those styles. The dance scene in Portugal, especially in the north, was his motivation and helped him to kick-start his career, allowing him to have a fuller and more meaningful understanding of techno and electronic music.

    As a result of his constant evolution and search for his unique sounds, he recently created his very own live show. A hypnotic show where techno goes deep, dark and industrial, transporting you into an amazing electronic experience.

    His 3rd album ‘The Ascension of Mind’ is released June 16th.

    On support we have an Irish Legend

    Jon Hussey

    Jon Hussey, a legend of the Irish Techno scene DJing since the early nineties, kick-starting at the infamous Planet Dub night in Dublin. He has promoted and resided at many Techno clubs throughout Ireland as well as playing in many Techno havens across Europe including London, Bratislava, Berlin, Leeds and Torino.

    Jon has released with fellow Techno DJ Sunil Sharpe as part of a joint project under the moniker ‘Tricaustic’ and released “the Caustophobic Pressure EP” on Komisch records which was well received and supported in the Techno community. Next up for Jon on the production front to kick off 2017 is a release on Dublins RLSD records as part of their second release.

    RA profile :

    https://www.residentadvisor.net/dj/lewisfautzi

    Discogs :

    https://www.discogs.com/artist/3149532-Lewis-Fautzi

    Beatport :

    https://www.beatport.com/artist/lewis-fautzi/170612

    This event is not to be missed, the usual code applies :

    Advance tickets gain priority entry.

    You must provide Government ID.

    Over 18’s event

Venue: The Loft: Doors: 11.30pm - 2.30am  Admission: €

Saturday 1st July - Ha’penny Market

Weekly Saturday market in The Grand Social. Join us every Saturday for a great event, drop by and browse by our stalls, we have collectors, vinyl records, vintage accessories and clothing. Men & Women’s apparel, Art, Crafters, Producers and lots more. You can get  dry cuts or up styles by our ladies at our pop up Locks & Lashes every Saturday to finish that Sat night going out look…
We have lots of drinks specials each week…
Venue: The Ballroom  Doors: 12am - 6pm  Every Saturday Admission: FREE

Saturday 1st July - Sean O Hagan

The Grand Social is proud to present an evening with the acclaimed songwriter Sean O’Hagan on Saturday July 1st. O’Hagan is best known for the lush, dreamy songscapes of his band The High Llamas and for his work with the influential Stereolab and Cork duo, Microdisney. Over the years Sean has collaborated with a wide range of artists including, Paul Weller, Super Furry Animals, Doves , Gruff Rhyse, Ian Brodie, Miles Kane, Elza Souares, Vanessa Da Mata, Sondre Lechre, Francois and the Atlas Mountains to name but a few.
Venue: The Loft: Doors: 8pm - 11pm  Admission: €14  Buy Tickets Now!

Sunday 2nd July - Italian Fusion festival

The Italian Fusion Festival is an event that will take place on 2nd July in Dublin from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. a The Grand Social. The festival is organized by Radio Dublino the only Irish Radio programme in Italian since 2013.The festival aims at promoting the cultural exchange between Italy and Ireland, through several bands based in Ireland whose music is the result of the collaboration between Irish and Italian musicians.

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  • All participating bands performed during Radio Dublino shows and will now offer an exciting overview of the latest music trends in the Dublin scene.

    The festival holistic line up spans from jazz, folk, trad, blues to rock music and will also showcase art performances and videos.

    To complement the event, Italian artisan food will be available to delight the palate of music enthusiasts in an informal setting where we hope people will have an opportunity to meet new and old friends.

    Last but not least, videos of italian videomakers living in Ireland and a number of Vespas, the iconic Italian scooter will be on display.

    Lineup

    • 5 PM Miss Phoenix and The Jaffa Cakes (Jazz/Swing)
    • 6 PM SteamFolk (Folk/Trad)
    • 7 PM Infinitwirl (Trad Dances and Music from the South of Italy)
    • 8 PM The HQ’s (Rock/Funk)
    • 9 PM The Ballad Of Adam & Eve(Country/Rock/Folk/Blues)
    • 10 PM Mongrel State (Rock/Folk)

    More info: www.italianfusionfestival.com


Venue: The Loft: Doors: 4pm - 11pm  Admission: €4   Buy Tickets Now!

Monday 3rd July - Jazz Jam

Weekly jazz session Monday
Venue: The Loft  Doors: 8pm - 11pm Every Monday  Admission: FREE

Tuesday 4th July - Hillbilly Casino 4th of July Party

Nashville Tennessee is a town that is best known for producing ‘hat act’ pop country. Since 2005, The Hillbilly Casino has been an anchor of the local underground roots community that thrives in the shadow of the Nashville machine. Taking a cue from the DIY ethic of the punk movement, They’ve been recording and releasing their own albums, printing their own merch and touring all over the U.S. and Europe. With a blistering live show, The Hillbilly Casino has supported dozens of national acts including US tours with the Brian Setzer Orchestra, and Yelawolf. With former members of BR549, Brian Setzer’s Nashvillains and the Blue Moon Boys, the Hillbilly Casino are master players, with a roots pedigree that comes through in their writing and playing. With the release of their 6th Album “Red White & Bruised” in July of 2017 they’ve set their sights on world domination. Come see some Real American Music and get your bell rang!
Venue: The Loft: Doors: 8pm - 11.30pm  Admission: €5

Thursday 6th July - Garage Gigs

Regular night promoting new Live music
For full listing https://www.garageland.ie/
Venue: The Loft: Doors: 8pm - 11pm  Admission: €10

Saturday 8th July - Ha’penny Market

Weekly Saturday market in The Grand Social. Join us every Saturday for a great event, drop by and browse by our stalls, we have collectors, vinyl records, vintage accessories and clothing. Men & Women’s apparel, Art, Crafters, Producers and lots more. You can get  dry cuts or up styles by our ladies at our pop up Locks & Lashes every Saturday to finish that Sat night going out look…
We have lots of drinks specials each week…
Venue: The Ballroom  Doors: 12am - 6pm  Every Saturday Admission: FREE

Saturday 8th July - The Jimmy Cake

Tickets: €13 from Biletto.ie/ €25 Bundle: admission + LP (bundle available via advance purchase only) The Jimmy Cake: Tough Love
Written in 2015 as a continuous piece for a one-off performance in The Joinery, a much-loved and badly-missed arts space in Dublin City, Tough Love is part kosmische post-punk dystopia, part time-lapsed motorik stoner rock. Both sides menace and swell, playing with time and space before building to two distinct strains of glorious sonic pay-off. ‘Tough Love’ is released on the illustrious Penske Recordings on Friday 14th July but will be available to purchase at the show. The Jimmy Cake formed as a 10-piece group in Dublin, Ireland in 2000 from the fresh remains of local experimental rock noiseniks Das Madman. In that time they have collaborated live with the likes of Damo Suzuki, Iva Bittova & Charles Hayward while slowly drifting over the course of six albums from a pastoral psychedelia to full-on kosmische psych, fully realised on ‘Master’ their 2015 aural colossus. Drawing from the same sonic palette, Tough Love is another serpentine & ecstatic creation from one of Ireland’s most consistently adventurous bands.
Venue: The Loft: Doors: 8pm - 11pm  Admission: €13   Buy Tickets Now!

Monday 10th July - Jazz Jam

Weekly jazz session Monday
Venue: The Loft  Doors: 8pm - 11pm Every Monday  Admission: FREE

Friday 14th July - The Doors Album 50th Anniversary

Its over 50 years since the formation of The Doors. This year marks the 50th anniversary of their first iconic self-titled album released in 1967. To mark the occasion Irelands longest running authentic tribute will play the album live at The Grand Social Friday July 14th. The full album track list will be played as recorded using the same vintage organs and instruments heard on the album.
Venue: The Loft: Doors: 8pm - 11pm  Admission: €10  Buy Tickets Now!

Friday 14th July - Robotrock

Next generation party band Robotrock performs LIVE what up till now DJ's only dared to do ... Daft Punk, Chemical Bros, The Prodigy etc.
Venue: The Loft  Doors: 11.30pm - 2.30am Admission: FREE

Saturday 15th July - Ha’penny Market

Weekly Saturday market in The Grand Social. Join us every Saturday for a great event, drop by and browse by our stalls, we have collectors, vinyl records, vintage accessories and clothing. Men & Women’s apparel, Art, Crafters, Producers and lots more. You can get  dry cuts or up styles by our ladies at our pop up Locks & Lashes every Saturday to finish that Sat night going out look…
We have lots of drinks specials each week…
Venue: The Ballroom  Doors: 12am - 6pm  Every Saturday Admission: FREE

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