Sacrosanct Dublin • The Nosferatu, Long Night, Siberia & This Eternal Decay
The Sound House
"Sacrosanct Dublin – Our mission is to bring you an exciting mix of international post-punk and goth rock bands. Some you might know and some you might discover. Our events are friendly, welcoming, great music and fun times. We began all this way back in London's legendary Marquee and Astoria clubs, we continued for 6 years in the rock & roll town of Reading UK, now we are back home. This is the first Sacrosanct Dublin event and we are bringing you a great 4 band line up.
The Nosferatu - (UK) - They need no introduction. Legendary gothic rock band featuring original members of the 90s era of Nosferatu, responsible for writing classic songs like Dark Angel, Siren, Rise and Inside the Devil. This line up is currently adding dates worldwide and we are delighted to welcome them to Dublin.
Long Night - (NO) - Former members of Elusive, Theatre of Tragedy, The Morendoes and Tristania joined forces with an impeccable guitarist and became Long Night. New but refreshingly old – school, top-notch dusky gothic rock. Bold and mesmerizing!
Siberia - (IE & UK) Sitting somewhere in the middle of Post Punk & Trad Goth. Following on from lineups including The Chameleons, Skeletal Family, Balaam & The Angel, Pink Turns Blue, New Model Army, Christian Death, Matt & Dave play their first show in Dave’s hometown.
This Eternal Decay (IT) - This Eternal Decay is the industrial-dark-wave project based in Rome who have been wowing audiences throughout Europe. The fourpiece unleashes a mix of romantic darkwave, industrial rhythms and echoes of melodic synthpop. "
Upcoming Events from The Sound House
VistaFutur is the black box projector; songs written in memory & prediction of a derelict cinema company. With experience playing in the Wexford Arts Centre, Workmans Club with the great ‘Unstuck’, Vista Futur are a great addition to this lineup.
Burt O Hayne is a new project started by Tom Kelly, a musician and student at NCAD. With Toms original music and a band full of strange art students and BIM dropouts, you know there’s something tasty brewing! You are in for a treat.
Bees & Stardust are an Irish band boasting an eclectic mix of sounds for an electrifying live performance. The group comprises five members whose stage presence and use of effects lend themselves to a totally unique sound. They are a Galway based band with multiple sold out shows in Galway, their fans are long awaited for a Dublin return and they expect to bring a large, noisy and energetic crowd with them.
‘Anemoia’ is a Dreampop/Shoegaze project that originated on a bedroom floor in 2019, with tracks beginning on an old drum machine. ‘Anemoia', have since evolved into a 4-piece band gaining a full, evolving and experimental set up, containing influences from bands like Whirr, Current Joys & my bloody valentine. With lyrics inspired by nihilism, themes of death, and being sad, ‘anemoia’ has more in store for 2023, including new single releases planned; still implementing the washy wall-of-sound. They are also not real. They are absolutely sick and are gonna blow the roof off the gaf!!
Shakti may be personified as the elegant Goddess, consort of Shiva, or the great Kali, the terrifying force destroying evil, The goddess is often viewed as the all-powerful Supreme Being, second not even to a male god. as Shakti, is the energy giving power behind all creation. Shakti is shown in many forms. As Parvati, she is the gentle consort of Shiva. As Kamakshi she is the Greatest Mother. In the form of Durga, the warrior who conquers forces that threaten the stability of the Universe. The earliest term applied to the divine feminine, which still retains its popular usage, is Shakti. All interpretations of the word 'Shakti' hold common one parameter, Power. Specifically, Shakti means Power, Force and Feminine Energy. She represents the fundamental creative instinct underlying the cosmos, and is the energizing force of all divinity, of every being and every thing. Devotees believe the whole universe to be a manifestation of Shakti, who is also known by her general name Devi, from the Sanskrit root 'div' which means to shine.
Introducing a new night for minimal house/deep tech in Dublin, powered by the BlancNoir team. Grey Matter will aim to showcase up-and-coming artists with a blend of well-respected names within the scene. Our first instalment Grey Matter 01 will be headlined by Dolan. The Dundalk Native has gone from strength to strength releasing on numerous labels including Foundations and Flexbeat Records. His most recent release on Rich NxT’s prestigious label “What NxT” has established Dolan as one of the best upcoming artists on the local circuit. We strive to create the best party atmosphere possible by enhancing production and putting our unique spin on the venue. Look out for our tailored visual show and art installations on the night. Doors will be open from 23:00. We look forward to hosting you all on the 25th of March. Full Line-Up: Dolan BlancNoir Hot2 Jack Whelan Murka Tadgh Cronin Buckley
Hosted by Jack O'Connor, Nikkie Stones and Dylan Jordan, QueerMania has a mix of Queer Talent and is guaranteed to be an amazing night with some fabulous acts!
QUEERMANIA IS ONE YEAR OLD! To celebrate our One Year Anniversary, we'll be having an All Stars show where we'll be bringing back some of our favourite acts from past QueerMania shows! This show will feature Jack, Nikkie and Dylan alongside our All Star cast featuring Nokia, Éire Comme, Gem Xavier, Viscose, Daria Décolletté and AIS!
This show will be in The Sound House on Sunday March 26th, doors open at 7:30pm with the show starting at 8:30pm sharp. Limited Early Bird Tickets are available for €12.50 with General Admission available for €15 once Early Birds sell out. We advise people to buy their tickets as soon as possible as this guarantees to be an amazing night and we want everyone there to celebrate our One Year Anniversary!
Maggie’s Farm is a brand new rock band from Dublin. Their music blends the twang of British Invasion rock and American blues with the warmth and fuzz of psychedelia, surf rock and R&B in a high-energy live set that is at once catchy and experimental.
Join us to support upcoming artists!!
Charity Night for Crumlin's Children's Hospital at The Sound House on the 29th of March. All Proceeds go to the hospital and the night will host a vast variety of talented young musicians.
A large variety of originals and covers from highly talented singer/songwriters.
Saoirse Lawlor has been writing and performing across Ireland for 8 years. She began her career at the age of 14, performing original music in some of Dublin's most well known venues. For two years, Saoirse perfected her writing and stage presence in preparation for her first nationwide tour to support the release of her EP, Terra. Playing venues such as Vicar Street, supporting Glen Hansard, the Olympia Theatre, Crane Lane, The Grand Social, The Ruby Sessions, and many festivals such as Body&Soul and Vantastival, Saoirse perfected her stage presence and performing skills and gained valuable experience, working alongside seasoned musicians who have been in the Irish music industry for many years.
Ben Smith is a performer of classic and modern rockabilly tunes. He developed his love for the style from listening to 50's rock and roll, and more recent artists such as Imelda May and The Stray Cats.
Morgan Gray: Just a 19 year old guy with a dream. A dream of being the next big thing in the music industry. I was always told “ How big would you dream if you knew you couldn’t fail”. I always dreamt of performing in the 3Arena for as long as I can remember. I wanna show people that anything is possible as long as you can believe in yourself
Politik: Politik, Dublin's quartet are winning over audiences with honest lyricism and a bold alternative sound
Fire Point are an up and coming four piece, Indie Rock Pop band, based in Dublin, Ireland.
Liberty are a North Dublin 4 piece Alternative Rock band, taking influence from various genres. Joshua Neary fronting the band on vocals and rhythm guitar, Cal MacLochlainn on lead guitar, Eoghan Dawson on drums and Sam Rowley on bass. Liberty are on a crusade to create a new wave in the Irish music scene and beyond.