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Tuesday July 26


Wednesday July 27

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Thursday July 28

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  • Summer Sessions @ Wood Quay Amphitheatre (Free, 1pm)
    [Outdoor lunchtime] Laoise O’Brien & Michael O’Toole, Michelle O’Brien, Eamonn De Barra, Jesse Smith
  • Moot Present: Paradise Found @ The Bernard Shaw (Free)
     [Disco/house] A tribute to the music of Paradise Garage club in New York in the ’80s
  • Project West[email protected]’s  (€20)
     [Trad] young hybrid trad/folk seven piece supergroup.
  • Secret Sessions @  Sin é (Free)
    [New music showcase] The secret is that the bands are not announced in advance.
  • Batman Ben Fundraiser @ Hangar (€8/€10)
    [DJs] Three rooms of DJs.
  • Banter & Three – Music, Mobile & The Future of Streaming @ 3Arena (Free, 8pm)
    [Discussion] Christian Harris (MD of Deezer UK & Ireland), Eoghan McDermott (2FM), Angela Dorgan (Managing Director, First Music Contact)

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Friday July 29

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Festivals

  • Indiependence @ Mitchelstown, Cork (Friday/Sunday only available)
    + Bell X1, Idlewild, Saint Sister, Oh BOland, Disconauts, The Strypes & More.


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Saturday July 30

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Festivals

  • The Beatyard @ Dun Laoghaire Harbour (€49 per day, €79 for weekend)
    Snarky Puppy, Boney M, Theo Parrish, Tensnake, Sing Along Social, Banter.
  • Indiependence @ Mitchelstown, Cork (Friday/Sunday only available)
    + Pleasure Beach, Brian Deady, Elm, Stevie G, Arveene and a load of age-old indie landful for some reason.


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Bank Holiday Sunday July 31

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Festivals

  • The Beatyard @ Dun Laoghaire Harbour (€49 per day, €79 for weekend)
    George Clinton, Jape, Charles Bradley, Ships, Roy Ayers, This Greedy Pig, Banter, Slow Series & more.
  • Indiependence @ Mitchelstown, Cork (Friday/Sunday only available)
    + Editors, Ash, Wyvern Lingo, Bitch Falcon, Get Down Edits,  Otherkin, King Kong Company.
  • Flame Festival @ Sonairte, Laytown, Meath (WIN Free tickets)
    Fish Go Deep, Cian Finn, Mark Austin, Travis Oaks and more

  • Secretsundaze @ Secret Location/Tengu (€10/€15, 3pm)
    [Day & Night Party] Giles Smith & James Priestley [Secretsundaze], Sage aka Lee Kelly, Con Allen, Galactic & More
  • Hotter Than July @ Smithfield Square (Free, 3pm – 9pm)
    [family-friendly event]   features world music and jazz inflected rhythms from Niwel Tsumbu (pictured), Jiggy, Fakoli, Balkan Alien Sound, Nava, i4Drum, Big Bang African Drum Project and Maracatu Ilha Brilhante, plus a very special guest who will be announced on the morning of the event.
  • District Presents: Justice League: A Fundraiser for Batman Ben  @ The Sugar Club (€10/€15)
    [Cancer fundraiser]  Johnny Moy, Ships [DJ Set] , Dah Jevu, Soft Boy Records DJs , Mango Dassle, Willo b2b George Feely
  • Paranoid London @ The Pygmalion (€10, 10pm)
    [Pyg Sundays]   Dirty industrial electro tunes.
  • Betty & Bodytonic Present: DJ Rahaan @ Wigwam (€10 or free with festival wristband, 10pm)
    [Beatyard After-Party]  disco and electrohouse longstanding DJ.
  • Doorly Late Night Cook Out @ Opium Rooms (10pm, €10)
    [Dance] Mikey (Wunderground), Boots & Kats
  • Cream Of Old Skool @ The Grand Social (5pm – late, €24.50)
    [90s dance DJs]  Mark Kavanagh, Francois, Dean Sherry, Casper Jay & more

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Monday August 1


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