What’s on: Top 10 unmissable live events in Dublin this February

Look forward to the shortest month of the year with the capital’s most exciting range of unmissable events happening across Dublin this February.

By the time February comes around we will be a month into the New Year, many of our resolutions will be broken already, and attention will be turning to the summer months.

However, the year’s shortest month has much to keep us happy in the capital, with the fields of theatre, music, sports, and politics all providing a series of unforgettable events.

Here are the top 10 unmissable live events in Dublin this February.

10. The Sound of Music – the greatest musical of all time

The Sound of Music, arguably the best musical of all time, is one of our top events in Dublin this February.
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The Sound of Music is regarded as one of the greatest musicals of all time, and the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre is a fitting venue for the show.

Based on the 1949 autobiography, the magnificent production features Irish theatrical star Clelia Murphy as the show’s protagonist, Baroness Elsa.

When: Saturday 1st February 2020

Address: Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, Grand Canal Square, Docklands, Dublin, Ireland

Link: HERE

Price: €40-65

9. Sigala – get ready to party hard

Sigala, known well for their party tunes and dance music, is one of our best live events in Dublin this February.
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One of the unmissable live shows in Dublin this February will be DJ Sigala’s headline show in the Olympia Theatre right in the heart of the city.

The DJ has worked with top singers and produced songs such as ‘Came Here for Love’. The Englishman is fresh off the back of his new album and will have the Olympia jumping.

When: Wednesday 12th February 2020

Address: The Olympia Theatre, 72 Dame St, Temple Bar, Dublin 2, D02 K135, Ireland

Link: HERE

Price: €22-27

8. Ireland v Scotland: 6 Nations – going to be nail-bitingly tense

Ireland v Scotland's 6 Nations event is one of the top events in Dublin this February.

Ireland will kick off their 6 Nations’ campaign with a tough game against Scotland in Dublin, in what will be Andy Farrell’s first game in charge of the side.

Ireland has won all but one game against the Scots since 2014 so the home crowd will be buzzing with the expectations of a victory matched by the performance.

When: Saturday 1st February 2020

Address: Aviva Stadium, Lansdowne Rd, Dublin 4, Ireland

Link: HERE

Price: €20-120

7. Tenacious D – ready to rock?

Rock duo, Jack Black and Kyle Gass, are taking to Dublin's 3Arena for their Tenacious D show, one of the best events in Dublin this February.
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Iconic American comedy and rock duo Jack Black and Kyle Gass, return as Tenacious D for their European tour, ‘Post-Apocalypto’.

With Dublin selected as the band’s first step, Tenacious D will start as they mean to go on in a truly unmissable show.

When: Monday 10th February 2020

Address: 3Arena, N Wall Quay, North Dock, Dublin 1, Ireland

Link: HERE

Price: €48-59

6. Kaiser Chiefs – we predict a riot

Kaiser Chiefs, a great rock band, are coming to Ireland and are sure to be one of the best events in Dublin this February.
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English outfit, Kaiser Chiefs, bring their ‘DUCK’ tour to Dublin in their only Irish show, and it is one not to be missed.

The Chiefs are well-known for their old songs, like ‘I Predict a Riot’, but a mix of old and new will leave the 3Arena rocking for the night.

When: Sunday 23rd February 2020

Address: 3Arena, N Wall Quay, North Dock, Dublin 1, Ireland

Link: HERE

Price: €48-59

5. Robert Fisk in conversation with Conor O’Clery – sure to be a fascinating evening

Robert Fisk and Conor O'Clery in conversation is sure to be one of the best events in Dublin this February, not to be missed.
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Robert Fisk, legendary investigative journalist, comes to Ballsbridge alongside The Irish Times award-winning journalist, Conor O’Clery, to discuss the modern political climate.

Fisk is world-renowned and has covered the Middle East for 40 years, making this one of the top events to attend in Dublin during February.

When: Tuesday 18th February 2020

Location: The RDS, Merrion Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin D4, Ireland

Link: HERE

Price: €28-49

4. Bellator MMA – edge-of-your-seat action

If you like MMA then you can't miss Bellator MMA's live show in Dublin.
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Top MMA organisation Bellator returns to Dublin at the end of February to provide an electric event in the 3Arena.

James Gallagher, Strabane native, headlines the card, while other Irish talents, such as Belfast’s Leah McCourt, take to the cage.

When: Saturday 22nd February 2020

Address: 3Arena, N Wall Quay, North Dock, Dublin 1, Ireland

Link: HERE

Price: €49-307

3. 2020 Unibet Premier League Darts – 180!

All fans of Premier League Darts must get a ticket to see the show live in Dublin this February.
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One of the top unmissable events in Dublin this February will be the live show of Premier League Darts, renowned for its ferocious atmosphere and craic.

It is one of Sky Sports’ most popular events, and some of the games biggest stars, such as Michael van Gerwen, will be gunning for that ‘180’ chant’.

When: Thursday 27th Feb 2020

Address: 3 Arena, N Wall Quay, North Dock, Dublin 1, Ireland

Link: HERE

Price: €31-56

2. Gavin James – a spectacular homecoming

Gavin James is coming home to Dublin for a spectacular live show.
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Dublin-native, Gavin James, is ‘Coming Home’ as he plays his biggest show yet in his hometown on the banks of the River Liffey.

Hit songs like ‘Always’, ‘Glow’, and ‘Nervous’, will provide for an intimate night for fans of James and beyond.

When: Saturday 29th February 2020

Address: 3Arena, N Wall Quay, North Dock, Dublin 1, Ireland

Link: HERE

Price: €40-51

1. Ireland v Wales: 6 Nations – clash of the titans

Ireland v Wales is sure to be a nail biting event happening in February.

Undoubtedly, the most unmissable live event this February is Ireland’s monumental 6 Nations’ game against Wales, one of the world’s top teams and the current Grand Slam holder.

The Aviva Stadium is the place to be as the men in green chase silverware. A win against Wales will set them on their way.

When: Saturday 8th February 2020

Address: Aviva Stadium, Lansdowne Rd, Dublin 4, Ireland

Link: HERE

Price: €22-130

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Dan O'Muirigh is a keen travel writer from Belfast, County Antrim. He is a passionate sports man who plays Gaelic football for Naomh Gall GAC. He recently graduated with a degree in Law but instead wants to pursue a career in writing. He loves Ireland and believes the island offers something for everyone. He has immersed himself into the country by playing Irish sports, taking part in the culture and learning the Irish language.