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Gigs happening this week


edan A list of events taking place over the next seven days in Dublin.

This week my highlights are Fuck Buttons, the Midnight Mass, Hunter-Gatherer’s album launch, Fight Like Apes in the wrestling ring, The XX (though it’s sold out), The Rubberbandits (win tickets) and Edan’s gig (win tickets below) promoting his excellent new release Echo Party in the Twisted Pepper.

Tuesday 15th December
The Swell Season @ Olympia Theatre (€31.60)
Ana Liffey Drug Project benefit: Paddy Casey, Mick Pyro, Eoin Dillion, The Sick and Indigent Song Club @ The Button Factory (€20)
Trashed (Indie/Electro club) @ Andrew’s Lane Theatre (10.30pm, €5)
C U Next Tuesday (indie/electro/pop/dance) @ Crawdaddy (11pm, €3/5)

Wednesday 16th December
Tidal District EP launch @ Whelan’s Upstairs (€5)
SALT (new Gay club night with Berlin vibe)
Antics @ Crawdaddy (€5, 11pm)

Thursday 17th December
The Rubberbandits @ The Academy (€19.45) Midnight Mass: DJs Messiah J, Niamh Ham Sandwich, Gav Super Extra Bonus Party, Loreana Rushe, State DJs @ Basement, Shebeen Chic (FREE til late)
Joe Echo @ Academy 2 (€13.20)
Two Door Cinema Club @ Crawdaddy (€12)
Popical Island: Land Lovers, Lie-ins, I Heart the Monster Hero @ Whelan’s Upstairs (€5)
Clockwork Noise, Bella Jane and Biggles Flys Again @ Twisted Pepper (€7)
Psychonavigation Records Xmas Party @ Twisted Pepper (€5)
Eoghan Kidney FundraiserSoundcheck @ Spy (Free before 11pm, €5 after – screening of The Room)

Friday 18th December
Fight Like Apes get in the Ring @ The Academy (€19.50)
Ollie Cole, Planet Parade @ Crawdaddy (€12)
Edan / Ricky Powell –Choice Cuts presents Echo Party @ Twisted Pepper (€10-12 – To win tickets email [email protected])
The Prodigy @ The O2 (€49.20)
Ballroom of Romance #94: Boxes, Janey Mac @ The Lower Deck (€10)
Skinny Wolves presents Somadrone, Twinkranes @ Dublin Mill Studios,Blackpitts, Dublin 8 (€10, BYOB)
– Maximum Joy presents B-MUSIC @ Thomas House (7pm, FREE) – Promo Mix by Micí Durnin
Fuck Buttons @ The Button Factory (11pm, €17.50)
NoDisko @ The Academy (11pm, €5)

Saturday 19th December
Fight Like Apes in the Ring @ The Academy (€19.50)
Kila Christmas Show @ Vicar Street (€30)
Hunter-Gatherer, CatScars, Angorkwat @ Exchange Dublin (€10)
Fionn Regan @ Whelan’s (€21)
Butterfly Explosion @ Crawdaddy (€12)
David Gray, Regina Spektor @ The O2 (€39.20)
– The Clipper Club: The Gramophone Disco (Music of the The 20’s, 30’s, 40’s and 50′) @ The Aviators Lounge, above Bentleys, Stephen’s Green (FREE)
Transmission: Christmas Party @ The Button Factory (€10)
The XX, Hunter-Gatherer @ Tripod (SOLD OUT) DJ set after (€12)

Sunday 20th December
Damien Dempsey All Ages show @ Whelan’s (€15, 3pm)
Second Square to None: From 3pm: Legion of Two, Cignol, Ilex. DJs 7-11PM: Fran Hartnett, Thatboytim, Swarm Intelligence @ Twisted Pepper (FREE)
Ragged Words: Adrian Crowley, The Holy Roman Army, Hunter-Gatherer @ Twisted Pepper (€10)

Monday 21st December
Switch @ Twisted Pepper (€8/10)
– Hefty Horse: Tidal District @ Whelan’s Upstairs (FREE, 11pm)


MP3: Two Door Cinema Club – I Can Talk

MP3: The XX – Basic Space (Mount Kimbie remix)

See Also
Rachael Lavelle

MP3: The XX – Shelter (Them Jeans Drum Edit)

Fight Like Apes – Lend Me Your Face (80sKidz remix)
Lend Me Your Face (80Kidz remix) by  rubyworks

Edan – Echo Party (snippet)

Fuck Buttons – Rough Steez live by Yours Truly

Yours Truly x Fuck Buttons from Yours Truly on Vimeo.

The Swell Season – In These Arms (live @ Spinner)

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