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District is a digital & physical magazine that focuses on the internal and external creative influences on Ireland that make it culturally significant. Our magazine is published quarterly. Get Issue 001 here and Issue 002 here. We also publish a weekend preview every Tuesday highlighting the best things going on in Dublin. For music submissions or if you’re interested in contributing contact For advertising queries get in touch with our head of sales in Ireland & UK Craig Connolly

Weekend Guide [ May 18 // 19 // 20 ]




The Workman's Club — 20:00

Paul Alwright

The GPO — 19:00

New Voices

International Literature Festival Dublin and District Magazine are collaborating on a one-of-a-kind event in Dublin’s most famous historical building.

As part of the GPO’s 200th anniversary celebrations, we’re inviting an array of the brightest talents from the Irish hip hop and spoken word scene to perform in the Main Postal Hall, raising the curtain on the 2018 International Literature Festival Dublin.

Perfomers on the night include Emmet Kirwan, Mango Dassler, Clara Rose Thornton, lullahush, Natalya O’Flaherty, FYNCH, while Dublin producer Tommy Holohan will provide an original score to complement the poetry. District Magazine DJs will also be spinning Irish hip hop in between sets.

As well as some of the leading voices in spoken word, there will also complimentary Hennessy on arrival.

*Update: This event is sold out

The Underground — 19:30


The Sugar Club — 23:30

The Booka Club

The Sugar Club — 20:00

Too Many Zooz

Whelan's — 23:00

My Fellow Sponges

Bello Bar — 20:15


Light House Cinema — 18:45

Stanley Kubrick Screenings

The Wiley Fox — 21:30

Spinning for Repeal

Yamamori Tengu — 23:00

Sim Simma

Wigwam — 22:30

Marc Piñol

Button Factory — 19:30

Super Silly

Tivoli Theatre — 22:00


The Hugh Lane Gallery — 13:00

Julia Dubksy

The Bernard Shaw — 14:00-1:00

Attention Bébé

The Workman's Club — 20:00

Simone Felice

Light House Cinema — 22:45

Boyz N The Hood

Wigwam — 22:00

Ájo Arkestra

Yamamori Tengu — 22:30

Lumo Club