General News / November 21, 2019

Dublin’s essential events this weekend 22//23//24

General News / November 21, 2019

Dublin’s essential events this weekend 22//23//24

A vinyl release party, banging techno nights and an Afro Caribbean party to get you moving this weekend.

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 see’s Soft Boy Records celebrate the release of ‘Green Diesel’ on Vinyl at All City Records, plenty of club nights and a huge mix of live music.

Friday 22 November

Green Diesel Vinyl Release – All City Records – 17.00 – 19.00

green Diesel

‘Green Diesel’ vinyls have landed and to celebrate Soft Boy Records are spinning tunes and selling merch and vinyl at All City Records from 5pm-7pm.

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Dont Worry Bout It presents: EMA//Sourfruit//Niall Mory/DWBI DJs -The Lighthouse – 21.00 – 03.00

Don't worry about itDont Worry about it have curated another awesome line-up this week. With Niall Morrissey on opening duties followed by the up and coming alt-indie hip hop act sourfruit. To close the night they have Bray native EMA, who has been making waves on the DJ circuit in Ireland.

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Willow – Wigwam – 23.00 – 03.00


Following on from a headline performances at the Rave In The Woods at Electric Picnic this summer, Manchester’s very own Willow is heading to Wigwam.

With regular performances alongside the likes of Ben UFO and Call Super, you can be sure Willow is an artist you will not want to miss

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RTL.Bluuwoods – Whelans – 20.00 

RTL Bluuwoods

RTL.Bluuwoods draws heavy influence from a broad spectrum of artists ranging from Robert Frost to Frank Ocean. After releasing his debut EP ‘432_uncertainty’ in 2018, the vocalist/producer  is slowly but surely carving out his place amongst the immensely talented freshmen of the rapidly emerging Irish hip-hop scene. Catch him at Whelan’s this weekend.

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Dufi & Fio Fa All Night – Kaizen Bar – 23.00 – 03.00

Dufi & Fio Fa

90’s tech house, breaks, garage, minimal wigglers, acid, trance, detroit techno & all that

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Inhalt der Nacht, Under Black Helmet, Luke Xander – 39/40 Dublin Index – 22.30 – 03.00


having already had Inhalt Der Nacht and Under Black Helmet play before, they’ve been booked again but this time alongside Luke Xander. It’ll be a night of heavy metal techno power.

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Mix & Fairbanks – Yamamori Tengu – 23.00 – 03.00

Mix and Fairbanks

Kildare duo Mix & Fairbanks return to home turf for one night only! With releases on Orange Tree Edits, 045 Recordings and Hot Digits, the Newbridge lads have made quite the name for themselves in the last few years.

Tickets are only on the door and it’s Strictly 21+

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Saturday 23 November

FYNCH ‘Bookies Pens and Loose Ends’ EP Launch – Drop Dead Twice – 19.00 – 23.00


Fynch EP launch party


Following the release of his EP Bookies Pens & Loose Ends, Dublin wordsmith FYNCH will be playing a headline show in Drop Dead Twice this Saturday.

“This EP, for me, needs to move my music along. It’s my first proper release, with distinct themes going throughout,” said FYNCH. “Since Burner Records’ inception at the tail end of 2018, we’ve done well in staying active and creating buzz. Since this is the first actual release on the label, we need to see that continue.”

The EP demonstrates genuine growth from his last EP ‘Mixvape’ and having performed frequently with the Burner Records crew it promises to be a whopper night.

There will be support on the night from Burner Records DJs and a special guest.

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Souletiquette Afro Caribbean Party | Bashment, Soca, Afrobeats –  Yamamori Tengu – 22.30 – 03.00


Highlighting and celebrating African and Caribbean culture and music, Souletiquette are bringing a mad vibe this weekend.

Souletiquette DJs will be spinning all the favourite jams from Bashment/Dancehall, Soca, and Afrobeats.

+ Special Guest DJ TBA

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 Red Pyg presents DJ Tennis – Pygmalion – 18.00 – 03.00

pyg presents

The Life and Death head honcho has kindly taken some time out of his ocean hopping schedule of motorbiking and gourmet chefing (and of course record collecting!) to bring his unique vibe back to Dublin expect the most emotive of house, pumping italo and deep dark techno.


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The Big Romance 1st Birthday – The Big Romance – 13.00 – 01.00

big romance one year anniversaty

To celebrate a year since opening The Big Romance is hosting a full day of activities, with 50% of drinks until 7pm.

They’ve also programmed a full day of some of our favourite selectors on our all vinyl hi-fi sound-system. Rest assured, they will have you nodding your head and moving your feet through the day and into the night.

Line up is :

David Kitt
Kenny Hanlon
Island Times
Nevan Jio
Brian Gallagher
Rosita Moulin & Emmy Shigeta

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DJ Wastefellow Vs The Bar DL -The Bar Dún Laoghaire – 20.30 – 00.30

DJ wastefellow

DJ Wastefellow makes his return to The Bar DL this Saturday as part of his world domination/interplanetary criminalisation tour.
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Sasha_John Digweed – District 8 – 22.00 – 03.00

Sacha John Digweed

Following  the show on the 22 November selling out, Sasha & John Digweed have added a second date the following day. They are returning to Ireland to make their District 8 debut in the brand new venue. This legendary duo helped define the sound of progressive house & trance in the late 90s, touring internationally and releasing the fabled “Northern Exposure” mix album. Since 2002 they have both pursued acclaimed solo careers, playing together only a handful times in the intervening years.
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Sunday 24 November

Balanço Certo – Bow Lane Social Club – 20.30 – 01.00

Blancao certo

After an big Halloween party, Balanço Certo return to Bow Lane Social Club for another night of classic MPB, brazuka grooves, samba rock, tropicalia and latin music with their selectors Pablo Santos & Mick t-woc.

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Bring your own vinyl – Dublin Record Club -17.00 -01.00

dublin record club

Break out your record collection and hop on down to MVP!

The decks will be open for the afternoon, all you need to do is bring along some records, sign up for a slot and get spinning. If you’re not familiar with the setup, they’ll be happy to walk you through it.

For record collectors and vinyl lovers, no experience needed.

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