Sounds of the Summer

June 6th - 9th 2019

Social Rising - Sounds of the Summer is a new Irish music event that takes place in the award winning Grand Social music venue on Liffey Street, Dublin 1..

Over 3 nights we will be bringing you the freshest, most exciting acts to emerge from the rehearsal rooms and studios of Ireland, live, onstage in our superb Loft venue which has housed acts like Primal Scream, Picture This, Django Django, Damien Dempsey and lots more over its 9 year tenure.

As Ireland proves itself yet again as a fertile breeding ground for breaking the newest acts that capture the imagination of the music loving world we aim to give you an exciting glimpse of where it all begins.

The program will see 6 emerging acts performing each night with a varied mix of all musical genres with no cover charge.

Sounds of the Summer is free event that has been created to celebrate all the great music on this island.

Come join us as we take off for three days in June- June 6th, 8th & 9th.

All shows are free entry.


Support local.

If you are an act or in a band and want to be considered for this new event please email us on with the subject line - Social Rising 

Be sure to send links to your music, social or videos etc.

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