10 Things You Can Do In Dublin Tonight To Celebrate This Amazing Result
YES to a cracking night out!
We did it! Equality has conquered and love reigns supreme. We hope you've already popped the champers, and then the next question is - where to? Peruse this list, and take your pick – Dublin's sure to be buzzing this evening!
There'll be drag queens, Eurovision on the big screens, catty commentaries, and an absolutely amazing post-win atmosphere with all the Yes Equality community gathering to celebrate. Prepare yourself though as the place may explode into even more pandemonium than the results when Qween Conchita appears on screen.
The legendary DJ Sprinkles aka Terre Thaemlitz is popping over from Tokyo to play in Ireland for the first time. He's a celebrated house DJ, transgender theorist and has also created of a number of celebrated classic releases, so DJ Sprinkles' four hour set will be quite the treat for the day that's in it. Support on the night from homegrown, New Jackson makes this an unmissable double bill.
SDjr. is a trained gospel vocalist, raised on the classic vocal sounds of Prince and Aretha Franklin who combines soulful vocals with electronic beats. You won't be able to stop your feet from moving once he takes to the stage in the Twisted Pepper tonight.
London based producer ‘Ghost Culture’ is heading along to Opium Rooms for a special live show. He's worked with the likes of Daniel Avery and Erol Alkan, and his debut release is on Phantasy Records, so he's a seriously talented guy.
Suave gentleman and disco expert, Dimitri takes to the stage in Button Factory. There'll be nothing but sweet sweet disco all night long.
Akin to Panti's shindig, this is an annual affair but made all the more amazing with thanks to the Yes result, so expect some touching speeches from Gay Community News reps on the night. You'll be able to watch the show live from Vienna on the big screen, with expert queer commentary, and each booth of six people in the Sugar Club - hilarity guaranteed!
Hangar's warehouse space will be getting the deep funk treatment from Purple Disco Machine. Expect funk, 80, house & disco and tasty drinks promos.
Hip hop and beats in the chill surroundings of the Bernard Shaw - just make sure you get down early and nab a good seat in the smoking area!
Mother knows best, and this sell-out spectacle in District 8 is going to be all sorts of amazing - provided we take it easy on the celebrations and actually make it to the club tonight!
The perfect way to get your Mother fix if you missed out on tickets for 'We Are Family'. Billy Scurry and Ghostboy will be holding the fort at Copper Alley 'til the wee hours - things might get emotional!