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Heading Out This Weekend? Here Are 4 Unmissable Gigs To Check Out

By evanmusgrave

December 20, 2016 at 12:10am

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While summer 'officially' transitions into Autumn at midnight on Monday night, it's a well known fact that Ireland experiences its finest batch of sun in its final stretch of sound weather.

That's a good an excuse as any to head out and have a bit of fun this weekend! Check out our list of the best events on in Dublin this weekend...

Friday

Subject x Bodytonic present: Marcel Dettmann @ District 8

A true titan in the field of contemporary techno. Dettmann's regular spots include some of the most coveted billings on the globe, with Berlin's Berghain being a quintessential location to witness one of his sets. When it comes to delivering intricate techno in an industrial setting to large crowds, few other DJs can claim this to be their natural habitat like Dettmann. Get on down this Friday to experience a master at work!

Friday and Saturday

Sufjan Stevens @ The Helix

Easily one of the most coveted tickets in town this weekend. The veteran Indie performer's most recent album, Carrie & Lowell, has been hailed as one of the best in his distinguished career and has kicked off another huge summer of touring for the Michigan native. Don't miss the chance to catch to witness one of the most consistently interesting voices in music over the past decade.

Saturday

A Guy Called Gerald @ Button Factory

A colossus from the heyday of the Manchester acid house scene. This Saturday The Button Factory plays host to a rare gig from the dance music legend responsible for the timeless classic Voodoo Ray. Expect some vintage dance cuts evoking Manchester and Ibiza of the late 80s and an energetic performance.

Soda: Ted Apollo @ The Bernard Shaw

A chillout Sunday sesh with sumptuous beats when you're hungry for more and a nice crowd of peeps if you're able for more socialising. Ted Apollo is one third of the acclaimed band Cloud Castle Lake and regularly spins at the Shaw, delivering the finest in rare soul, funk, disco, afrobeat and a smidge of boogaloo.

Have a good one, pals!

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