We all know how difficult it is to get a band together for rehearsals. There are always lots of questions to answer, like when are you going to rehearse? Who can be there? How much time do you have? Where are you going to rehearse? And how much will it cost?
To help you check at least one of these off your list, we’ve put together some recommendations for rehearsal spaces in Dublin City. So, here are a few of our favourites:
Avenue Road Studios
Recently opened in Portobello, Avenue Road Studios offer full backline, reasonable rates, free Wi-Fi, and tea and coffee. It’s clean, cosy and the rooms are soundproofed to a very high standard. Portobello is just a few minutes from the city centre by bus, car or bike, so it’s very easy to get there too.
A little further afield, but most definitely worth the journey, Troubadour is affordable and very well maintained. The rooms are large and contain top-quality equipment, and they also hire out backline for gigs. They’ve recently expanded to Chapelizod where they’ve opened residency studios, as opposed to their pay as you go rooms in Drumcondra. Both studios are close to the city centre and easily accessed by public transport.
Temple Lane Studios
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Temple Lane is home to Temple Lane Rehearsals and Sun Studios. Located right in the heart of Temple Bar, Temple Lane is just a 15 minute walk from Francis Street. The rooms are very spacious, with good quality equipment, and also include large, full-length mirrors – a great addition if you’re working on some choreography with backing vocalists or dancers! Drop them a line on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Last but not least is Dedsound Rehearsal Studios in Inchicore. Just outside the city centre, Dedsound offers all the usual comforts of a quality rehearsal space, including sizable rooms, soundproofing, excellent equipment and air conditioning in each studio. They also do deals and special offers. Take a virtual tour on their website and see the studios for yourself!