Things are about to wind down for the season but there’s no better time to escape the pre-Christmas rush and the post-season languor than to head out to a gig. There are loads on in Dublin and beyond in the next week or so here’s a quick rundown.

21st December

  • Dry County + Crayonsmith – Crawdaddy. [flyer]
  • The late show here is the Shock Christmas Party with Black Ghosts, Padded Cell & Shock DJs.
  • Redneck Manifesto in Roisin Dubh in Galway
  • I’m travelling to Cork for the Super Extra Bonus Christmas Party in the Liquid Lounge.

22nd December

  • Joe Strummer 5th Anniversary – Clash Jam Wallop, The Real Junk (The Things/Humanzi members), DC Pakt, Primetevo + DJ Boz Mugabe – Voodoo Lounge
  • The Redneck Manifesto – Cypress Avenue, Cork

23rd December

  • The Jimmy Cake – Whelans

27th December

  • Channel One + SEBP + Antic DJs – The Vilage [flyer]
  • Spilly Walker (David Kitt) + DJs Donal Dineen, Barry Redsetta – Whelans

28th December

  • DMX Krew + Filaria + Zoid – Kennedys

29th December

  • Yurt + Mongolia + BATS – The Lower Deck

31st December – NYE

  • Jape + Si Schroeder + Ugly Megan – Whelans
  • Skinny Wolves NYE Party: Bullets + Grave Party – Aillwee Caves, Co. Clare
  • Republic of Loose – The Button Factory
  • TwinKranes + Lauren Guillery and The Claws – Anseo
  • Phantasm NYE Party: Fight Like Apes + Betamax Format + A Lazarus Soul – The Village
  • ChoiceCuts NYE Blowout: DJ Tu-Ki + MC Little Tree + DJ Scope + DJ Rizm + T-Woc + Sarsparilla + Fonetik – Tivoli Theatre

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