What’s the craic for the weekend: 13.07

FESTIVAL

Longitude Festival 2017

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Looking for a another cool summer music festival to go to this weekend? If you are not really into camping, then that is ok. Longitude is a three day non-camping festival and will take place in Marlay Park from Friday to Sunday. Bringing a diversity of musical styles, the line up of this year’s festival includes Canadian hitmaker The Weeknd, London folksters Mumford and Sons and grime artist Stormzy.

Check out the full line up here and run get your ticket!

Friday (15.07) – Sunday (17.07) – from 1:30 pm

Tickets: €69.50 a day  Book here

Marlay Park – Grange Road, Rathfarnham, Dublin

SUMMER EVENTS

Kopparberg Fruit Market

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Kopparberg is bringing their Fruit Market to the Dundrum Garden of Pure Imagination by Diarmuid Gavin this July. For the month of July Kopparberg will have their infamous Fruit Market in situ at Pembroke Square serving up Elderflower & Lime and Raspberry flavours. While you soak up the rays and party atmosphere, enjoy your favourite cider perfectly served over ice or as a signature Koppar-cocktail. Plus try a whipped ice cream served with unique raspberry Kopparberg syrup.

The Fruit Market sits within the pop-up Candlelight Bar and the colourful garden which is jam packed with blooming trees, water features, raised flowerbeds, gardening gadgets, hangout spots and more. The summer garden is the perfect backdrop to Kopparberg’s colourful pop-up bar, so add a little zest to your summer with Kopparberg at Dundrum Town Centre.

Get a flavour of the full Kopparberg range of premium natural ciders, brewed from an original Swedish recipe dating back to 1930.

Daily in July – 12:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Dundrum Garden of Pure Imagination – Dundrum Town Centre’s Pembroke Square

98FM’s Big Slide Festival

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Get your swimsuit ready because this weekend Dublin’s 98FM is bringing back their 260ft waterslide. On Saturday and Sunday the two lane inflatable slide will run down Winetavern Street, giving sliders the chance to travel through Christchurch.

Wannabe sliders should tune into 98FM and following a cue to listen, be ready for action to go online and register for their wristbands.

Watch out for slide giveaways and prizes on 98FM’s Facebook, Twitter and Instagram page.

Saturday (15.07) & Sunday (16.07) – 12:00 pm to 6:30 pm

Winetavern Street, Dublin 8

Inflatable Colour Run

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Get the weekend started and enjoy a summers evening of colour at the Inflatable Colour Run – Dublin!

This event combines all the best parts of an inflatable event, with an amazing colour run, and the result is an epic summer event!

Suitable for all ages and abilities, so whether you want to run, walk, dance or bounce your way along the route- its totally up to you- its all about fun.

Friday (14.07) – 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm

Tickets:  from 12.95  Book here

Newbridge Park and House – Donabate, Donabate Co Dublin

TO DANCE

Ejeca All Night Long – At District 8

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Ejeca is back to District 8 this Saturday. Now firmly established as a reputable purveyor of high-quality house and techno, Ejeca has had releases on Sasha’s Last Night On Earth, BPitch! Control, Poker Flat, AUS and his own label Exploris which he has been curating. His next EP will be released on 17th March on Last Night On Earth so expect this show to be a special one.

Having sold out his last three shows, advance tickets are highly advised!

Saturday (15.07) – from 11:00 pm

Tickets: 20 Book here

District 8 – 135-138 Francis Street, Dublin 8

Summer Party at Tengu

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This is a summer party taking place at Tengu Garden. They will be firing up the BBQ and serving JuJu Burger & Beer from 7 this Saturday.

Kicking things off with a House & Disco vibe is The House of Disco boss, Magnier, returning to home shores. The supremely talented Hubie Davison joins him on the bill. #JUKO joins the venue’s residents on support duties.

Room two will be hosted by Toast Dublin – one of the most exciting collectives Dublin has seen in years, with the awesome Boots & Kats at the helm.

So go down early to chill, eat and listen to good tunes in the sun!

Saturday (15.07) – from 7:00 pm

Tickets: 10 / 15 Book here

Yamamori Tengu – Great Strand Street, Dublin 1

Tensnake – At Button Factory

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After a sell out in December the Hamburg anthemic hit-maker Tensnake headlines Dublins Button Factory. Ever since his unstoppable Coma Cat release back in 2010, Marco Niemerski has been on a b-line for the very top.

Unforgettable riffs, ingenious melodies and infectious vocals are a staple of the deep-house producer’s work that’s seen him release on the scenes leading imprints such as Virgin, Crosstown Rebels and Toolroom.

Support from: Seany B b2b Jack Thompson / Pear DJ’s

Friday (14.07) – from 11:00 pm

Tickets: 11.25 Book here

Button Factory – Curved Street, Temple Bar, Dublin 2

RobotRock – Live – At the Grand Social

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RobotRock will be playing live at The Grand Social this Friday. By mixing, mashing, slicing and dicing classic dance anthems the band creates the ultimate floor filling experience that will bring you back to the halcyon days where dance anthems reigned supreme and club nights brought the party people together.

Sounds exciting, doesn’t it?

Friday (14.07) – from 11:30 pm

Free entry

The Grand Social – 35 Liffey Street Lower, Dublin 1

MUSIC

Fleet Foxes – At Iveagh Gardens

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One of the most influential American bands of the last decade Fleet Foxes will be performing at Dublin’s Iveagh Gardens this Friday. The concert marks Fleet Foxes first Irish appearance since June 2011 at the Marquee in Cork. The band’s last Dublin appearance was September 2009 at Vicar Street. The announcement quickly follows the news via the band’s singer and primary songwriter Robin Pecknold that the third Fleet Foxes album is almost completed after a long hiatus.

Check out some of the Fleet Foxes videoclipes: Mykonos from the EP Sun Giant / White Winter Hymnal from the album Fleet Foxes

Friday (14.07) – 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

Tickets: 45 Book here

Iveagh Gardens – Hatch Street Upper, Dublin 2

Whelan’s Ones to Watch Festival

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This festival is a 4 days of fresh new Irish talent in Whelan’s from Thursday to Sunday. The venue will play host to over 20 of the best and brightest emerging acts. The best thing about this year is that the entire festival is FREE ENTRY, thanks to the support of Hop House 13.

Check out the programme here!

Thursday (13.07) to Sunday (16.07) – from 8:30 pm

Free entry

Whelan’s – 25 Wexford Street, Dublin 2

The Doors Album 50th Anniversary by The Roadhouse Doors

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If you are a big fan of The Doors and would love to celebrate the 50th anniversary of their first iconic self titled album released in 1967, go down to The Grand Social this Friday and join Ireland’s longest running authentic tribute band, The Roadhouse Doors, who will play the album live.

All the album tracks will be covered in the first section of the show followed by a night of all The Doors music, from Break on Through to the LA Woman era.

Friday (14.07) – 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm

Tickets: 10 Book here

The Grand Social – 35 Liffey Street Lower, Dublin 1

Dropkick Murphys – At Iveagh Gardens

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If you like Dropkick Murphys this is your chance to see the band playing in Dublin. The punk veterans, who had ‘11 Short Stories Of Pain & Glory’ released in January and debuted at number 8 on the Billboard charts, will be playing at the Iveagh Gardens this Sunday.

Sunday (16.07) – 6:30 pm

Tickets: €40 Book here

Iveagh Gardens – Hatch Street Upper, Dublin 2

Carlinhos Cruz & Band – At Wigwam

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This Saturday night Wigwam is hosting a party with the amazing Brazilian singer-songwriter Carlinhos Cruz. Described as a modern fusion between traditional Brazilian rhythms and contemporary, soulful melodies, Carlinhos is sure to keep you dancing to some high standard Brazilian music!

You’ll hear music from Carlinhos’ E.P “Do Outro Lado”

Carlinhos will be joined on the stage by Henrique Franco on drums, Djaman on bass and Dani Barilli on guitar.

See you on the dance floor!

Saturday (15.07) – 9:00 pm

Free entry

Wigwam – 54 Middle Abbey Street, Dublin 1

SONA – Live at The Button Factory

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SONA is headlining Afrofest on Saturday performing lots of hits. The show will be filled with surprises from home and abroad. Also on the lineup is the amazing live band The Compozers. This will definitely be a hit show you don’t want to miss.

Saturday (15.07) – 6:00 pm

Tickets: €10 / €15 / €25

Button Factory – Curved Street, Temple Bar, Dublin 2

CULTURE

RIOT, Hosted by Outcider

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RIOT, the jaw-dropping theatrical highlight of 2016 and winner of Best Production at Dublin Fringe Festival is back!

Thrilling, exhilarating, uplifting and utterly unique – this theatrical explosion will set hearts soaring and pulses racing once more for a very limited run this July in Vicar St.

A disorderly cocktail of wild theatre, gut-punching spoken word, banging jigs, slapstick comedy and eye-popping circus, RIOT will leave you dazzled and dizzy. Infusing the magic of theatre with the excitement of variety and the energy of the dance floor, it’s your big night out, with a delicious twist.

RIOT is both party and politic, a love letter of hope to the future, a clarion call on the state of the nation and a celebration of Ireland. RIOT’s new home is a specially reimagined Vicar Street, looking like you’ve never seen it before.

Thursday (06.07) to Saturday (15.07) – 7:30 pm / 8:00 pm / 10:15 pm

Tickets:€25 /€37.50 Book here

Vicar Street – 58-59 Thomas Street, Dublin 8

A Night At The Museum 

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Immerse yourself into this fascinating underworld at the National Wax Museum in a new night time show – A Night at the Museum. Lines between performer, audience and wax works are constantly shifting, pushing the boundaries between reality and imagination.

The audience is masked to encourage a sense of freedom allowing them to fully explore their surroundings and become totally absorbed in the worlds around them. Explore the unknown and experience a real sense of adventure as you are lead through different areas of the museum where stories unfold and come to life before your eyes, However be warned you may end up in Heaven or Hell or even partying in Dublin’s Famous red light district!

Featuring live performance, music and dance. A Night at the Museum will also bring some of Dublin’s famous characters to life in this unique experience not to be missed!

Saturday (15.07) – 8:00 pm / 9:00 pm

Tickets: €25 Book here

The National Wax Museum

The Great Gatsby – At The Gate Theatre

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Step into this heart-racing immersive adaptation of F Scott Fitzgerald’s seminal jazz-age novel which puts you at the heart of the action. Expect music, cocktails and scandal as you follow the action around all areas of the Gate – The Gate is open – as you dance into one of Jay Gatsby’s legendary parties.

1920’s dress encouraged. Dancing shoes mandatory!

Thursday (06.07) to Sunday (16.07)

Evenings: Tue to Sat – 7.30pm / Sunday Performances: 4.00pm / Saturday Matinees: 2.30pm

Tickets: €28 – €42 Book here

The Gate Theatre – Cavendish Row, Rotunda, Dublin 1

Outdoor movies on the beach – Jaws

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Watch a film under the stars with Outdoor Movies on the beach this Summer in Bray.

This Thursday Just bring a blanket and popcorn to enjoy Jaws. The screen will be located at the Bray Harbour wall and starts at 9:30 pm.

Thursday (13.07) – 9:30 pm

Free admission

There is parking throughout the seafront.

Bray Seafront, Bray, Co. Wicklow

MARKET

Brocante Market

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The Brocante Market has been running on the third Sunday of each month for the past 6 years and boasts to have the best dealers in Vintage, Retro, Antiques, Salvage, Curios & the bizarre that Ireland has to offer.

The market has more than 45 traders each month selling furniture, lighting, vinyl, ceramics, clothing, art, jewelry, mid century, books and more.

Great coffee, hot food and funky tunes makes this a must for all in the know!

Sunday (16.07)  – 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Free entry

The Green Door Market – 18 Newmarket Square, Dublin 8

HAVE A WONDERFUL WEEKEND!

 

 

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