A recent weekly feature to the Last Mixed Tape, This Weekend looks at the must see live music events happening from Friday, August 8th to Sunday, August 10th.
Friday, August 8th
Summer Social Weekender at the Grand Social (Friday to Sunday)
The Grand Social will host a special run of live music and DJ sets entitled Summer Social Weekender. The four-day event will feature performances from Sleep Thieves, Kelly-Anne Byrne, Bitch Falcon, My Tribe Your Tribe and Punch Face Champions.
Doors: Full Timetable Tickets: info at thegrandsocial.ie Location: Click here
Youth Mass w/ Last of the Gentlemen at the Workman’s Club
Friday’s show in the Workman’s Club will work as a double launch night for Youth Mass’ new single ‘Old Enough To Know Better’ and the Last of the Gentlemen’s début E.P. Better Off Left Behind.
Doors: 8.30pm Tickets: €5 Location: Click here
Animal Fest 2014 in Fibber Magees (Friday to Saturday)
Held in aid of the Ash Animal Sanctuary, the two day festival of live music will include sets from the #1s, Bitch Falcon and Chewing on Tinfoil.
Doors: Full Timetable Tickets: €10 Location: Click here
Saturday, August 10th
The Minutes in Whelan’s Main venue
One of the country’s most powerful and energetic live acts return to Whelan’s this weekend. The trio’s recent sophomore L.P. Live Well, Change Often is one of the Last Mixed Tape’s top 5 albums so far. (Read full review here).
Doors: 8pm Tickets: €15 via whelanslive.com Location: Click here
Groom w/ Ginnels & Switzerland in Whelan’s Upstairs
Indie-pop act Groom will celebrate the release of their fourth album Bread and Jam this Saturday night in Whelan’s with Ginnels and Switzerland supporting. You can read T.L.M.T’s review of the album here.
Doors: 8pm Tickets: €8 via whelanslive.com Location: Click here
Retro Revival in Sweeney’s bar
Retro Revival will return to Sweeney’s bar this Saturday night. This month’s edition of the live music showcase will feature performances from the Revellions, the Weathermen, Faux Kings & the Shades.
Doors: 9pm Tickets: €5 on the door Location: Click here
Floor Staff w/ Elaine Mai at the Button Factory
Floor Staff will launch the physical release of their new double A-side single ‘Gift Horse / Brother To God’ and current E.P. The Good Luck. The Dublin band will be joined on the night by electronic artist Elaine Mai.
Doors: 7.15pm Tickets: €5 Location: Click here