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A list of personally recommended events taking place over the next seven days in Dublin and Summer festivals beyond. All times are 7.30pm/8pm unless stated. Feel free to leave your picks in the comments. Tracks can be heard in the full post.

Tuesday 10th August
- Nothing.

Wednesday 11th August
- Liars, Cap Pas Cap, Logikparty @ Whelan’s (€15)
- Good Luck w/Heathers, Starters, Middle Class Disaster @ Katie Gallaghers, Bray, Wicklow (€6)
Phantom Music Quiz @ The Sugar Club (€50 per team)
- Squarehead single launch, I Heart The Monster Hero, Hipster Youth @ Shebeen Chic (€TBC)

Thursday 12th August
- Windings / Vertygo Smith @ Whelan’s Upstairs (€7)
- The Polecats @ The Mercantile (€15)
- Tour de Picnic Benefit – Dirty 9′s, Killer Chloe, Stayokay! @ Whelan’s (€6)
- Damo Suzuki, The Jimmy Cake @ Crawdaddy (€14)
- Switch (Major Lazer et al), Shortie @ Twisted Pepper (€10/8, 11pm)

Friday 13th August
- John, Shelly And The Creatures in-store @ Tower Records (1pm, Free)
- State vs. Popical Island: So Cow, Tieranniesaur, Biggus Diccus plus DJs til late @ The Mercantile (Free, 9pm)
- The Cast of Cheers, Enemies @ Whelan’s (€10)
- Hertz-U & Surge, AGT Rave Crew, Automatic Tasty & more @ Twisted Pepper (€10, 11pm)
- PopUp Vs Psychonavigation: Anodyne (Live),Sunil Sharpe, Mr Spring, Tiny Magnetic Pets, Adehawke(LIVE),Mike Chillage(Live), Keith Downey @ Space54, Smithfield (€10, 7pm, BYOB)

Saturday 14th August
- Toejam Car Boot Sale @The Bernard Shaw (Free from Noon)
- Milk Festival @ Ballinlough, Co. Meath (€99)
- The Revellions @ Sweeney Mongrel
- Ronnie James Dio tribute show @ The Village (€15, 6pm)
- Skinny Wolves: Telepathe, Meljoann, Patrick Kelleher @ Whelan’s (€15)
- Toots and the Maytals @ Tripod (€22.50/28.50)
- The Midnight Hour: Planet Parade (11.30pm, Club Entry)
- Theo Parrish, Hands Up Who Wants to Die, Realistic Train & more @ Twisted Pepper (€12, 11pm)
- TRANSMISSION: Arveene & Misk @ The Button Factory (€10, 11pm)

Sunday 15th August
-Milk Festival @ Ballinlough, Co. Meath (€99)

Liars – Proud Evolution (Thom Yorke Remix)

Logikparty – Iodine

The Cast of Cheers –  Derp

Squarehead – Fake Blood

So Cow – Shut Eye

Telepathe – Michael


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