It’s Thursday and you are still not sure what is going on in the city over the weekend? It’s grand! We will help you with some suggestions of what to do to enjoy one more weekend of our summer.
Looking for a another cool summer music festival go to this weekend? Ah, you are not really into camping, that is ok. Longitude is a three day non-camping festival and will take place in Marlay Park. Bringing a diversity of musical styles, the event will be also receiving new Irish bands and DJ’s.
Check out the line up and run get your ticket, weekend and Saturday tickets are already sold out.
Friday (15.07) – Sunday (17.07) – from 1:30 pm
Tickets: €64.50 a day – po.st/Longitude2016Tix
Marlay Park – Grange Road, Rathfarnham, Dublin
Rave of Thrones with the DJ Kristian Nairn (Hodor from Game of Thrones)
Are you a big fan of Game of Thrones? What about having Hodor playing the best house music at a themed party for you?
If you didn’t know, Kristian Nairn, the Northern Irish actor who plays Hodor in the series, is a progressive house DJ, and before becoming known by his character in Game of Thrones he used to be the resident DJ of Kremlin, a gay club in Belfast.
Nairn is in tour with The Rave of Thrones event and will be playing in the Tivoli Theatre on Saturday at a massive themed party.
“Rave Of Thrones should be a full-on party, with the magnificent Tivoli Theatre resplendent with Dothraki warriors, Whitewalkers, the Unsullied and, of course, Kahleesi’s fire breathing pets, not to mention visuals and a light show to rival a castle siege “, promised the organizers of the event.
Feel free to dress up as your favorite character of the TV show and enjoy this epic night!
Special guests: Muzz Khan, Paul Newhouse and Max Van Morrison.
There are only a few tickets left, so run!
Saturday (16.07) – from 9:00 pm to 2:30 am
Tickets: €20 – Website: bit.ly/1WVOvaJ
Tivoli Theatre – 135 – 138 Francis Street, Dublin 8
Black Bottles Boys / Black Bottle Girls Party
You want go dance on Friday night but are more in the mood for some good HipHop and RnB? I know exactly where you can go.
The Wright Venue will be hosting the exclusive Black Bottles Boys / Black Bottle Girls Party. It is going to be a big Hip Hop night! You don’t want to miss it!
Andriut & Ebay
Friday (15.07) – from 10:30 pm
The Wright Venue – South Quarter, Swords, Dublin Co, Dublin
Betty – The Bernard Shaw
Bernard Shaw will be having a good variety of music this Saturday: Afro/Disco/HipHop/Funk/Soul/House. Another party you can go to dance until late.
Betty Crew & friends
Saturday (16.07) – from 6:00 pm to 1:00 am
The Bernard Shaw – 11 Richmond Street South, Dublin 2
Longitude Festival After Party (Sunday)
Well, if you don’t work on Monday and would like to have an after party on Sunday to enjoy every minute of your weekend until it’s finished, Paradox & Pumpers present Longitude After Party on Sunday in Button Factory. The DJ’s will be boasting tracks of all genres from the classics, to Disco, House, Techno and all the rest.
Dean O’Brien Kiely 11:00 pm – 12:00 am
Jeph Byrne 12:00 am- 1:00 am
Eve 1:00 am – 2:00 am
Pillgram 2:00 am – 3:00 am
Sunday (17.07) – from 11:00 pm to 3:00 am
Free Entry – before 11:30 pm
Regular Entry: €8/10 – after 11:30 pm – For Cheaplist: comment **LONGITUDE SUNDAY AFTER PARTY** & TAG 2 mates on the Facebook page of the event.
Button Factory – Curved Street, Temple Bar, Dublin 2
Bastille Day Party
You can start your weekend in French style, have some French food, listen to French music and even stay for the night in The Church on Thursday. The bar is throwing a celebration for Bastille Day, the French national day. On Thursday they will be having their second day of celebration and will offer the following attractions:
Pétanque (Boules) in Wolfe Tone Square (Weather permitting)
Traditional French Music – FanFare
The Swing Cats Live from 9.30 pm
French Themed Bastille Day Menu
French DJ & Late Bar
They garantee an authentic French Celebration!
Thursday (14.07) – from 5:00 pm
The Church Cafe Bar, Restaurant and Club – Junction of Mary St & Jervis St, Dublin 1
Latin American Festival
Latin American Festival! That sounds amazing! An event where you can:
- Tasty the delicious food from Mexico, Bolivia, Venezuela, Peru, Brazil, Uruguay and Spain.
- Dance the most popular hits from Latin America all day and night. Salsa and Bachata, Latin music in general and Brazilian.
- Enjoy two bands playing Brazilian music and Latin Music.
- Have a free salsa and bachata class by DSA Academy Dublin.Are you still thinking if you should go? Well, I’ll be there!
Sunday (17/07) – from 3:00 pm
The Grand Social – 35 Lower Liffey St, Dublin 1
If you like Hermitage Green, you can’t miss their concert in Dublin. The band that released their debut studio album Save Your Soul in March will be in the Bulmers Live at Leopardstown again this year with their distinctive live sound made up of hard-hitting rhythm sections, tribal beats, rhythmic guitar lines and four-part vocal harmonies.
Thursday (14.07) – 6:00 pm
Leopardstown Racecourse, Dublin 18
You are a big a fan of Amy Winehouse and have not seen this amazing documentary about her life yet? Films of Note – Dublin Music Film Festival, hosted by The Sugar Club, will be screening “Amy” on Thursday night.
The award winning “AMY” tells the story of the life and death of this wonderful singer/songwriter who was one of the biggest talents of her generation. The documentary was directed by Asif Kapadia and produced by James Gay-Rees, George Pank, and Paul Bell.
In the venue you will also find good food, drinks and a great atmosphere. The Sugar Club is one of my favourite venues in Dublin and it’s not just because it used to be The Irish Film Theatre, I love their intimate and charming auditorium and I feel like I am breathing art as soon as I walk in there.
Thursday (14.07) – 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Tickets: €10 – https://www.sugarclubtickets.com/purchase/amy
The Sugar Club – 8 Lower Leeson Street, Dublin 2
Illuminaughty Club’s Patron Lounge
Up for a naughty Sunday evening? So join the inaugural Illuminaughty Club at The Liquor Rooms. Step into the Patron Lounge and support the creative souls who shake and shimmy on stage. There will also be a selection of short films screened at the beginning of the evening from Irish and international filmmakers.
In thanks for your patronage, you will get a sneak peek of Miss Fifi LaRoux aka Fi Rooney’s performance ahead of the Miss Burlesque Ireland Grand Final on July 23rd. As well as the other beautiful Byronettes. There might even be a few fabulous prizes on the night!
It sounds a lot of fun! Doesn’t it?
Sunday (17.07) – from 7:00 pm
Tickets:€12 (on Eventbrite website or on the door)
The Liquor Rooms – 5 Wellington Quay, Dublin 2
Would like to discover a new market in Dublin? Here is my suggestion. If you have not been at the Blackrock Market in the centre of Blackrock yet, it is worth trying, there you will find 50 stalls selling collectibles, antiques, handmade goods, books, food & there’s free popcorn, ballons & facepainting for the kids. Good atmosphere, yammy food, great bargains! Perfect for a Saturday or Sunday afternoon.
Saturdays and Bank Holidays: 11:00-17:30, and Sundays: 12:00-17:30.
Blackrock Market, 19 Main Street, Blackrock, Co. Dublin