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General News / December 5, 2019

Dublin’s essential events this weekend 6//7//8

General News / December 5, 2019

Dublin’s essential events this weekend 6//7//8

Hip hop and curry, thumping techno and an album launch with a special guest.

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.

Tara Stewart & Mango have set up their first food and music inspired club night and Uly will be taking over Bellobar this weekend for a night of musical goodness. All this and more in Dublin’s essential events this weekend.

Friday 6 December

Maija Sofia ‘Bath Time’ Album Launch – The Sound House – 20.00 – 23.00

Maijia Sophia launch

Maija Sofia is celebrating the release of ‘Bath Time’ in The Sound House this Friday. Following the album’s release via Trapped Animal Records & Cargo Records, Maija Sofia will be joined on the night by Rachael Lavelle.

Tickets €10 early bird/€12 general.

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Karenn [Blawan & Pariah] – Live – Index – 23.00 – 03.00

Index Karenn

Labelmates on the legendary R&S imprint, Blawan & Pariah have been pushing the boundaries of bass music, moving the sub-heavy sonics towards steady grooves of house and techno. As Karenn they provide hypnotic sets through the medium of their analog set up. They will be shelling Index this Friday.

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Yin Yang Presents: Leo Pol [Live]  – Wigwam 23.00 – 03.00

Ying Yang Wigwam

French producer Leo Pol will be on hand for a live set in Wigwam this Friday. Having been active for over a decade, he’s showing no signs of slowing down.

His live performances are fast, hypnotic and above all captivating. A lot of new projects are on the way including an electro album, a new wave side project and techno live act…

Also joining him on the night is Fio Fa, the acclaimed Dublin based Producer, DJ and co-owner of the label & clubnight Pear.  Along with our residents Tráxsuits and Peggs going back 2 back on support.

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 Saturday 7 December

Sleepover Club #10 – Reindeer Rock – Workman’s Club – 19.30 – 22.45

Sleepover Club

The tenth edition of the Sleepover Club is filled with a number of exciting acts. Angular Hank, Bedrooms, Stupid Son and Pleasure Dome will be providing tunes for the Christmas bash at Workman’s.
€6 Entry all night.

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Uly & Friends #2 – BelloBar – 20.00 – 00.30

Uly by Niko Salvino district magazine

Uly & the homies are bringing back some good vibes and sunny jams to the canal, only this time it’s in the BelloBar.

With a sold out debut headliner in May, a strong run of support slots and festival slots throughout the summer, it’s been a busy few months.

Featuring support from April and Adam Garrett, this is more or less guaranteed to be a whopper night.

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R.KITT (Live AV) – Button Factory – 23.00 – 03.30

R. Kitt button factory

Following standout performances at this summers All Together Now, closing the second stage & a Boiler Room debut at AVA Festival, R.Kitt brings his Live AV show to the Button Factory.

Support on the night comes from E M A.

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Final Telephones of 2019 – Yamamori Tengu – 22.00 – 03.00

Final Telephones 2019

Before a brief break, Telephones are hitting Tengu with one final party to see out 2019. Spinning a mix of disco, brazil, afro, boogie, hip hop and more they have Pablo Santos, Rosita Moulin and Papa Lou on selector duties.

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Katchi Club | Curry and Hip Hop night – The Bernard Shaw – 22.00 – 02.30
Mango Tara Club night
Mango and Tara have teamed up again for a new club night ignited from their love of… well hip hop and curry. Taking place at the Shaw, there will be hip hop, RnB and grime bangers to get you sweating. Also curry chips and okra available on the night from chef Pedro.

There will two special guest performances from R3D of Tebi Rex and Galway’s Celaviedmai.

DJ BOB 22:00-11:30


Click here for more info.

Sunday 8 December

Balanço Certo – The Bernard Shaw – 19.30 – 00.00

Balancao Certo Shaw

Hitting up the new Shaw, the Balanço Certo crew are bringing Brazilian grooves to your ears once again. Entry is free and Eatyard will be there once again.

Click here for more info.

Photography: Niko Salvino