The Ruby Sessions is an acoustic music club held weekly every Tuesday, in the intimate setting of Doyle's of College Street for the past 19 years. 4 original acts play a stripped back set in front of a completely silent candlelit room each week.
Since it's inception on April 13th 1999 the Rubys (as it's affectionately called by it's founders Niall Muckian and Conor Donovan), has hosted some of the world's biggest names, along with consistently championing the best in new and emerging talent from around the globe.
Here are just some of the artists who have graced the now legendary stage:
Ed Sheeran, Paulo Nutini, Mumford & Sons, Damien Rice, Glen Hansard, George Ezra, Kodaline, Paul Brady, James Blunt, Rodrigo y Gabriela, Hozier, Jack L, Gabrielle Aplin, Liam O'Maonlai, The Corrs, Lisa Hannigan, David Kitt, Nizlopi, James Vincent McMorrow, Emm Gryner, Little Green Cars, BellX1, Cathy Davey, Villagers, Kila, Damien Dempsey, The Coronas, Billy Steinberg, Mick Pyro, Wallis Bird, Mundy, Donal Lunny, Paddy Casey, Tom Baxter, The Frames, Frightened Rabbit, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Joshua Radin, Joe Elliot (Def Leppard), Gemma Hayes, Dermot Kennedy, Freya Ridings, Gavin James, Picture This, Declan O'Rourke, Frank Turner, Hudson Taylor, Matthew Santos + many many more...
Doors open at 9pm each week and entry is €7 with all proceeds going to the Dublin Simon Community for the homeless.