A new weekly feature to the Last Mixed Tape, This Weekend looks at the 5 must see live music events happening this Friday, July 25th to Sunday, July 27th.
Friday, July 25th
Swords w/ Elastic Sleep & Deaf Joe at the Button Factory
Swords will be performing their only headline show this summer at the Button Factory. A band with an engrossing live sound that captures the allure of their studio work, Swords will be supported by the stellar line-up of Elastic Sleep and Deaf Joe.
Doors: 7.30pm Tickets: €10 via entertainment.ie Location: Click here
Knockanstockan festival at Blessington Lakes, Co. Wicklow
A annual ritual more than a music festival for many indie music lovers, Knockanstockan boasts a wide array of the country’s most exciting artists. Read the Last Mixed Tape’s 10 must see acts here.
Doors: Full Timetable Tickets: Sold Out Location: Click here
Saturday, July 26th
Cave Ghosts and Exploding Eyes at Molloy & Dowling Opticians
Molloy & Dowling Dispensing Opticians in Dublin will play host to two emerging acts with real promise this Saturday, alternative-pop act Cave Ghosts and rock ‘n’ roll inspired trio Exploding Eyes. BYOB
Doors: 8pm Tickets: €7 on the night Location: Click here
Bouts, Come On Live Long & Subplots at the Pop Inn
An exciting line-up of bands will perform at Popical Islands’ Pop Inn venue this weekend. Including indie-pop band Bouts, electro-pop outfit Come On Live Long and alternative duo Subplots. BYOB
Doors: 8pm Tickets: €10 on the night Location: Click here
Summer Rising festival at the Irish Museum of Modern Art
Aoife Flynn has curated an eclectic music programme as part of this year’s Summer Rising arts festival at the IMMA this Saturday. Including live music, DJ sets and works from Jimmy Eadie, Somerville, Gang Colours, Emmet Condon, The BQ Trio, Donal Dineen and David Kitt.
Doors: Garden Party 12pm / Summer Party 7pm
Tickets: Summer Party €15 via showclix.com Location: Click here