Live Music

Live music is performed (regularly or occasionally) in the following pubs.


Anseo  Fred Honorable Mention Live Music WiFi available

Highly recommended dive bar on Camden Street Lower. About half the taps have craft beer. Good bottle selection as well.


Arthur's Pub  Full menu available. Live Music WiFi available

A traditional pub near the Guinness Storehouse, but lots of Irish beers, too. No TV.


Bar Rua  Full menu available. Live Music WiFi available New entry in the Guide in 2017

About half of their taps are from Carrig Brewing with most of the rest being other Irish craft breweries.


Long narrow pub with good selection of Irish craft beer. Irish Craft Beer Pints are €4 every Tuesday. Food is basically pizza.


Brewery Lane  Full menu available. Live Music WiFi available

Live music Friday and Saturday nights.


Decent craft selection but caters to a younger crowd in the evening.


Famous for their traditional music they have also improved their beer range of late.


J.W. Sweetman  Full menu available. Live Music WiFi available Open 11am or earlier Brewpub.

Former Messrs Maguire location, under new ownership. Brewpub with 5 regular beers, a couple of seasonals and guest beers. Beers are much improved over previous incarnation.


O'Neill's  Full menu available. Live Music WiFi available Open 11am or earlier

Historic old pub with large number of taps. 62 total taps, lots of international beers but a decent selection of Irish Craft brews.


The Porterhouse A Fred top pick  Full menu available. Live Music WiFi available Regularly has cask ale

Ireland's first brewpub, now claiming to be the largest Irish owned brewery. Nightly live music. Usually about 10 of their beers plus 6-8 guest beers. Full menu.


Second location of the Porterhouse Brewing Company. Across from Trinity College.


Sin É  Live Music WiFi available New entry in the Guide in 2018

Music pub with some interesting beers on tap.


Formerly the Porterhouse North. Full range of Porterhouse beers.