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General News / February 27, 2020

Dublin’s essential events this weekend 28//29//1

General News / February 27, 2020

Dublin’s essential events this weekend 28//29//1

Plenty of gigs, showcases and banging clubs nights 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 sees a number of world class DJs and artists descend on Dublin’s shores. Whether you want to see underground hip hop or some weirder sounds coming straight from BRAINFEEDER we’ve got you covered.

Friday 28 February

Ross From Friends (DJ) – 39/40 – 23:00-03:00


Felix Clary Weatherall has been on quite the journey since his debut live show in Dublin in 2017. Having released his debut album on FLying Lotus’ label BRAINFEEDER he’s since went from strength to strength. This Friday he is heading to 39/40 for a DJ set.

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Homebeat Social w/ New Jackson / Glasshouse / Uly / Tomorrows – The Sugar Club – 20:00-02:30


The Homebeat Social is bringing a new fuller line-up all night long to The Sugar Club this Friday.

It’ll be a night of varied styles and moods and a showcase of some of the country’s finest talent.


New Jackson (live)
Glasshouse play APHEX TWIN

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Iamddb – The Academy Dublin Green Room – 19:00-23:00 CANCELLED



Snowbombing Launch: Boots & Kats [All Night Long] – Wigwam – 23.00 – 03.00

Boots and Kats

This Friday Wigwam welcomes Boots & Kats for a rare intimate open to close set in the basement. What better way to celebrate the official Snowbombing launch party?

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 Craic Den – The Underground Venue – 20.00 – 02.00


Friday 28 February sees a huge array of MCs descend on The Underground Venue. Giving a taster of what is to come this year, the likes of Don Kobz and Jackie Moon are going to be spitting bars in what promises to be a stormer of an underground hip hop event.

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Saturday 29 February

Techno & Cans w/ NEZ [DSNT] & Maedbh O’Connor B2B Shiv – Wigwam – 23:00-03:00

nez dsnt

100% Irish, 100% bangers.

Techno & Cans welcome three debutants to Wigwam. Unbelievable as it DSNT’s NEZ will be bringing his crunchy brand of techno to Techno & Cans for the first time in Dublin this Saturday. He’ll be joined by one of the countries consistently outstanding artists in Maedbh O’Connor. RTÉ Pulse and Cuttin’ Heads Collective resident Shiv also joins the all-Irish line-up for what promises to be a massive night.

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Hare Squead – The Workman’s Club – 19:30-22:30

Hare squead

Dublin duo Hare Squead are heading to The Workman’s Club this Saturday. Following the release of a number of stellar singles and a lively show in Paris they’ll be landing in Ireland’s capital for a headline show.

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OMEN. x VLAD. at Berlin D2 Basement – 22.00 – 02.30


OMEN. head honcho VLAD. will be taking controls of Berlin D2 basement on Saturday, 29 of February. 4 hours of finest techno to celebrate leap year.

Oh and it’s free in!

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Nightcap pres. HAAi – Yamamori Tengu – 22:30-03:00

nightcapHAAi is certainly one to watch. She’s been busy in the past few years having hosted Coconut Beats parties in Dalston which led to shows on Rinse FM and Worldwide FM, and eventually to a prestigious residency at the London club Phonox where Throssell played Saturday nights for two years.

As her residency came to end, BBC Radio 1 broadcast her Essential Mix which went on to win the accolade of the Essential Mix of the Year, alumni of which include Helena Hauff, Caribou, Nicolas Jaar, Flying Lotus and Ben Klock. HAAi was then granted a monthly Radio 1 slot, which continues into 2020.

She’ll be shelling Yamamori Tengu this Saturday with E M A on support.

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Sunday 1 March

Sunday Service : Regularfantasy, Pear & EMA – Izakaya Basement – 23.00 – 03.00

reguarl fantasy

Sunday Service are bringing Regularfantasy back to Izakaya Basement! The Canadian made a serious splash last year when she dropped by, and this time she will be joined by the Pear label crew and EMA.

Free in.

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