We have the lowdown on all the best music, food and culture events in Dublin City this summer. We’ve picked out our favourite summer happenings, which are sure to be so much fun, and not to be missed!
August 16th–19th 2018
The Big Grill BBQ & Craft Beer Festival takes place in the stunning surroundings of Herbert Park, Dublin 4. Returning for its fifth year, it takes place on August 16th–19th 2018.
What’s it all about?
BBQ fans, this is the perfect festival for you. The Big Grill celebrates cooking with fire and smoke, bringing over 20 Irish bars and restaurants together for a weekend celebration of good, honest and delicious barbecue food! All you have to do is show up and take a large tasty bite of whatever takes your fancy.
July 23rd – 29th
The Summer Series at Trinity College is back with a solid line of events to suit all music tastes. The series starts on July 23rd with the formidable and uber cool Grace Jones. On July 24th classical crossover stars Il Divo, take to the stage. Breakout star Rag’n’Bone Man will perform hits from his multi-platinum selling album Human on July 25th.
Roxy Music legend Bryan Ferry takes to the stage on Friday July 27th. Headlining the Summer Series, Gavin James returns to his hometown to perform on Saturday July 28th. Closing the series on Sunday July 29th, is Ireland’s favourite female musician Imelda May. Her most recent album ‘Tribal’ debuted at #1 in Ireland and #3 in the UK. Dublin’s original rock n’roll hotel The Clarence is just a ten-minute walk away.
Heading along to one of these events in Dublin? Make sure to book your stay at The Clarence Hotel. We look forward to welcoming you!