What’s the craic for the weekend: 30.11

TO DANCE

Nicole Moudaber – At District 8

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For those of you looking to dance this weekend, check this out! This Saturday District 8 will be receiving one of the most passionately followed DJ/producers in the world, Nicole Moudaber. The one-woman army is stamping her take on techno all over the globe. Following her standout Boxed Off festival performance, this is expect to be great gig!

Saturday (02.12) – from 11:00 pm

Tickets: €18 /€20 Book here

District 8 – 135-138 Francis Street, Dublin 8

Eclectrika Goes Sunday 3 – At The Globe

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If instead Sunday is the day you plan to dance, The Globe could be a good choice for you. Lounge House, Soul Funky, Deep house, Tech House and techno will be playing from 8:00 pm until late.

Line up: Stir’em aka Caio La Cerda (Brazil) / Joao (Portugal) / Adrian Bilt (Radio Phever) / Pierr ( Naples-Brazil) / DJ Dr.Flamer (Rome) / BeTrickY (Milan)

Sunday (02.12) – from 8:00 pm

Free entry

Globe Bar – 11 South Great Georges Street, Dublin 2

I Am A Raver – At The Wright Venue

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Relive your youth with all the best throwback tunes from those Bebo and MSN days at The Wright Venue this Friday with the DJs CammyRankinZitkus and Badboy.

Friday (01.12) – from 10:30 pm

Tickets: €10 / €12 Book here

The Wright Venue – South Quarter, Airside Retail Park Swords, Co. Dublin

Techno Christmas – At On The Rox

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This will be a Christmas party with the best in banging techno. The night will start off gently with some Funky Beats and Jackin House before revving it up with some of the finest Techno delivered to you by some great DJs.

Main act: DoubleScreen

Support from: RayKay, Emma Farrell and  Dusty Tones.

Saturday (02.12) – from 10:00 pm

Tickets: €10 (at the door)

On The Rox – 2 Coke Lane, Dublin 2

Levon Vincent – At Pygmalion

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The DJ, producer and record label owner, Levon Vincent will be playing at Pygmalion this Saturday. Levon Vincent is, in his own words, “a scientist working in the field of ass-shakery.” The DJ is probably best known for anthems like “Double Jointed Sex Freak,” “Late Night Jam,” and “Launch Ramp to the Sky.”

Support from: Sage & Galactic Beat Club

Saturday (02.12) – from 6:00 pm

Tickets: €11.38 Book here

Pygmalion – Powerscourt Townhouse, South William Street, Dublin 2

MUSIC

Versatile – Live at District 8

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Infamous Dublin rappers Versatile perform their biggest headline show to date this Friday at District 8. Despite releasing tracks for a couple of years, the duo only made their live debut at The Grand Social in May which promptly sold out in advance! This headline show marked a meteoric rise for Versatile, who’s videos have been massive online hits.

Friday (01.12) – from 11:00 pm

Tickets: €20

District 8 – 135-138 Francis Street, Dublin 8

IAMDDB – At Button Factory

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This Thursday, The Button Factory will be receiving the talented IAMDDB. Fusing soulful vocals with trap beats, IAMDDB is Manchester’s latest musical export. Aged 21, her chilled-out, home-made videos have marked her out as one of the UK’s most relatable new singers, while her music reflects her love of jazz.

Check out IAMDDB’s music here!

Thursday (30.12) – 7:15 pm to 10:30 pm

Tickets: €15 Book here

Button Factory – Temple Lane South 19, Dublin 2

Curtis Harding – Live At Whelan’s

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Curtis Harding will be performing at Whelan’s this Friday and sharing his new single. The psychedelic singer and guitarist has unveiled his brand new single “On And On” – a high energy, soulful, addictive and evocative track that is bound to get listeners moving from the offset. “On And On” speaks volumes of talent for one of the best vocalists of our time. RnB-tinged soul that leaves you feeling both elated and thoughtful.

The special guest will be Jesse John Heffernan, a soul singer whose unique and uncompromising sound is set to make its mark on the industry. Jesse’s love of lyrics and songwriting delivered through his soulful vocals, mean his performances are second to none.  Listen to Jesse’s music here!

Friday (01.12) – 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm

Tickets: €17 Book here

Whelan’s – 25 Wexford St, Dublin 2

Star Wars In Concert!

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The Irish Film & Pops Orchestra is proud to present a night of music from a Galaxy far far away all in aid of the LauraLynn Hospice for terminally ill children.

Comprising over 100 Musicians & Singers and led by our Musical Director Brendan Breslin & Chorus Director Karen Ni Bhroin, the Orchestra will be playing incredible music from movies including Star Wars Episodes 1-6, Star Trek Into Darkness & Back to the Future!

Sunday (03.12) – 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm

Tickets: €15 Book here

Artane School of Music – St David’s Park, Dublin 5

CULTURE

CABARET

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The musical CABARET is coming to Dublin and will be on at Bord Gáis Energy Theatre this week. 

Leading the cast of Kander and Ebb’s musical masterpiece is internationally renowned singer/songwriter, Will Young alongside musician and presenter Louise Redknapp. Will Young reprises his Olivier Award-nominated performance as the enigmatic Emcee while this will be Louise Redknapp’s stage debut as Sally Bowles in Rufus Norris’ multi-award winning production.

CABARET features show-stopping choreography, dazzling costumes and some of the most iconic songs in musical theatre including ‘Money Makes The World Go Round’, ‘Two Ladies’, ‘Maybe This Time’ and of course ‘Cabaret’.

Don’t miss your chance to see this musical masterpiece!

Thursday (30.12) to Saturday (02.12)

Tickets: from €21 Book here

Bord Gáis Energy Theatre – Grand Canal Square, Docklands, Dublin 2

Slam Sunday – Live Spoken Word Poetry Competition

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If you love writing poems this your chance to show them to other people and maybe win a prize! The live slam poetry competition will take place at Filmbase this Sunday, from 6:30 pm,

There will be an open sign up on the night for 8 of the 12 slots. Sign up for poets is at the ticket desk on the night between 6-6.15pm. The first 20 people to sign up get into the show for free.

The main rules are: poems must be original, under 3 minutes and memorised. You will need 2 poems to compete (opening round then final).

Sunday (03.12) – 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Tickets: €7 Book here

Filmbase – Curved Street, Temple Bar, Dublin 2

Let’s Make a Scene! Our Stage is Yours

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If you are a passionate actor and want your work to be seen , then check this out. Let’s Make a Scene is similar to an “Open Mic” event for musicians and spoken word artists but is just for actors, comedians and improvisers.

It is a live platform for actors, comedians, improvisers, slammers, etc… to freely to present, test, showcase or display their work to an audience (scene, monologue, sketch, reading, new material or in production, etc…) and create a momentum prompting exchange and collaboration between artists of different media who sharing a passion. The event happens one Thursday per month.

Interested in presenting your work? Get in contact by emailing TakeTheStage2MakeAScene@gmail.com.

Audience members, pick up your invitation by emailing MeisnerIreland@gmail.com as the places are limited, and we’ll send you a confirmation. 

Thursday (30.12) – 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

Free entry

Momentum Acting Studio  Meisner Technique Dublin –  19 Lombard Street East, Dublin 2

CHRISTMAS EVENTS

Après Dublin

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Take a break from working hard and go off-piste to what will be the best Christmas event this year. Ireland’s first-of-its-kind Christmas party venue will bring all the fun of the lively Après scene direct to Dublin. Unwind and party hard in a celebration that will get you fully into the spirit of Christmas.

Expect: Full band and DJ every evening, family fun during the day, a wide selection of street feast food and Aprés Ski themed activities for all.

Fancy dress encouraged!

Thursday (30.12) to Saturday (23.12)

Tickets: €15 Book here 

CHQ – Georges Dock, Dublin, County Dublin 1

Wild Lights – At Dublin Zoo

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Wild Lights is a must-see experience for family, friends and couples this festive season, where attendees will embark on an enchanted trail and discover a dazzling array of beautifully crafted, giant colourful lanterns inspired by wildlife.

Visitors will be treated to an awe-inspiring display of lanterns which includes a pride of lions, orangutans, tigers, giraffes, monkeys and much more!

Other highlights include a 16-metre high porcelain elephant tower and a 30-metre long Chinese dragon. At the event, visitors will also be wowed by Chinese performers before browsing at the Chinese craft market, all in one unforgettable setting. There will also be a selection of Chinese foods and warm drinks available for visitors to purchase.

Thursday (23.11) to Sunday (07.01) – from 5 – 9 pm (last entry to the event is strictly 8 pm).

Tickets: €15 / €20 Book here 

Dublin Zoo, Phoenix Park

MARKETS

Newmarket Christmas Fair

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This Christmas Fair, will take place at Newmarket Sq, Dublin 8, this Sunday.

The New Market Collective and Purevintage Fair are delighted to join forces for a one off Pop Up Christmas Market, with over 100 market Stalls, Artisan Baked Goods, Hot Food, Live Music, Christmas Carols, Santa and lots more.

Get your Stocking Fillers, Christmas Gifts, Unique Christmas Decorations and Crafts and Christmas Party Outfits!

Sunday (03.12) – 11:00 am to 7:00 pm

Free entry

The Market will be in The Green Door Market & Dublin Food Co-op, Newmarket – Newmarket Sq, Dublin 8

Christmas Market – At The George

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This is quaint market, not too big, but charming and with interesting stuff. You will find things like fashion, home decor, vintage, jewelry, arts. The bar will be open and there will be music as well.

Saturday (02.12) – 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm 

Free Admission

The George Bar – 89 South Great George’s Street, Dublin 2

The Dublin Alternative Market

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Dublin’s biggest alternative market is back. This market is exclusively for ‘alternative / metal / goth / retro / esoteric / medieval’

Expect crafts, music, gifts, clothes, foods, art and more.

Meet up with friends and hang-out, have a beverage or two and of course support local small business.

Sunday (03.12) – from 12:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Free admission

Voodoo Lounge – 39-40 Arran Quay, Dublin 7

HAVE A WONDERFUL WEEKEND!  🙂

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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