This weekend is dominated by a number of huge gigs.

Every Thursday at District we’ll be curating a selection of unmissable events in Dublin ahead of the coming weekend. Whether you have an appetite for thumping techno or are craving some hip hop classics we have you covered.

This weekend’s stand out event comes in the form of Dave East’s debut Irish show in Voodoo lounge. Also featuring on this week’s guide is a show from Lawriii Craic and an art exhibition for a good cause.

Friday 29 November

Pyg presents Skatebård & Lauer – Pygmalion – 18.00 – 03.30

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Norwegian producer of all things electronic, Skatebård will be descending on Pygmalion this Friday. Jumping from emotive techno to neo-italo and everything in between, he’ll be joined by Adult Store & BUA Dublin on support.

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Epoch Dublin present: Riso City Returns – art exhibition for ICHH – Lucky’s 18.00 – 01.00

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Epoch are bringing the second instalment of their socially charged art exhibition.

They’ve got more original artwork in the form of the glorious Risograph Print. This time they have invited 5 guest artists to feature along side them, to display and sell a print for charity.

The exhibition aims to highlight the startling statistics surrounding homelessness in Ireland. Each Print is based upon a chosen statistic/fact regarding homelessness in Ireland, as illustrated by the artist. All profits from sales will go to Inner City Helping Homelessness.

Artists featured include:
Robyn Carey / Conor Nolan
Claire Prouvost / Holly Pereira
Rachel Clarke / Ross Carvill
Sophia Vigne / Dara Kenny
Lauren Smyth / Pipe & Pallet

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Mount Alaska – Fumbally Stables – 20.00 -23.30

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Mount Alaska are celebrating the launch of their new album ‘Wave Atlas: Season One’ with a show in Fumbally Stables. Gadget and the Cloud will be on support for a weird and wonderful night of emotive electronic music.

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Saturday 30 November

Lawriii Craic – Whelan’s – 20.00

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Irish rapper Lawriii Craic takes to the stage at Whelan’s this weekend to bring his technical skills and dizzying word play to the live arena.

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Johnny Climax Presents:’IM FINE’ Movie and Live show – The Lighthouse – 21.00 – 01.30

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Johnny Climax has teamed up with an all-star roster of acts to premier his cinematic music video on 30 November 2019 at the Lighthouse in Dublin.

Combining music from a UK DMC finalist, private film screening and live performances from a number of artists, it promises to be a big night.

Artists featuring include: Mula Monêt, Skripteh, Co The Artist, Jonny Climax, DJ Trix and more TBA.

Doors open at 19:30 & music video premiere at 20.00.

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Goblin Issue 2 Launch After-Party – Wigwam – 22.00 – 02.30

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Goblin Skate Mag Launch Issue 2 in Hen’s Teeth this Saturday 17.00-21.00! The After-Party which is included in the entry fee to the exhibition will take place in Wigwam from 22.00 with visuals from Kurb Junki.

Music will be supplied on the night by:

Finn Merrins (It Must Be Nice)
Odd Ned (Repeater)
Blaze MO’ (It Must Be Nice / WGFM)
DC FSLMan (All City / WGFM)

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Sunday 31 November

Dave East – Voodoo Lounge – 19.30 – 22.45 

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Gig of the weekend.

Hailing from Harlem, New York, Dave East is landing on Irish shores this Sunday for his Irish debut. First gaining attention with his 2014 mixtape ‘Black Rose’ his status has steadily rose as one of the East coast’s most lyrical artists.

An XXL Freshman pick in 2016, he brings his ‘Survival Tour’ to Voodoo lounge this Sunday off the back of his 2019 album ‘Survival’ that was executive produced by Nas and featured the likes of DJ Premier and Rick Ross.

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Words: Dylan Murphy 
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