A weekly feature to the Last Mixed Tape, This Weekend looks at the must see live music events happening this weekend (Friday, December 5th – Sunday, December 7th).
Friday, December 5th:
Midnight Hour: Sissy & Fierce Mild in Whelan’s upstairs venue
Garage-rock act Sissy headline this week’s Midnight Hour in Whelan’s with Fierce Mild. Sissy’s debut E.P. recently featured in TLMT’s Top 20 E.P. of 2014.
Doors: 11.30pm Tickets: Free before 10.30pm or RSVP
The Blades at the Olympia Theatre (support: Gangs)
Irish indie-pop legends the Blades return to the Olympia Theatre this Friday.
Doors: 8pm Tickets: €26.50 via ticketmaster
Choorpy Live: Vann Music & Go Wolf at the Bello Bar
Charity gig in aid of Irish children’s charity, BUMBLEance. With live music from Vann Music & Go Wolf.
Doors: 8pm Tickets: €10 via SIGN UP on choorpy.com
12 Bands of Christmas at Sweeney’s Bar
The first in a series of three charity shows to be held in Sweeney’s. This Friday’s gig will be held in aid of SpunOut.ie with performances from Blind Yackety, Gypsy Rebel Rabble, Markas Carcas & Conor Linnie.
Doors: 9pm Tickets: FREE
The Last Wash: Donal Dineen, I Am The Cosmos & Somadrone at the Joinery
Final show in the Neighbourhood Wash series before the Joinery closes down this month.
Doors: 8pm Tickets: €12
Printer Clips at Vicar Street
Paul Noonan’s duet project Printer Clips play Vicar Street this Friday with appearances from Lisa Hannigan, Gemma Hayes & Cathy Davey.
Doors: 7.30pm Tickets: €27.50 via ticketmaster
Saturday, December 6th:
Young Hearts Run Free presents: Yule at the Dublin Food Co-Op, Newmarket Square
Charity event in aid of the Simon Community with a myriad of exciting acts performing live including: Withered Hand (Debut Irish performance),Dónal Lunny & Paddy Glackin, Jet Setter, The Jimmy Cake, Temper-Mental MissElayneous, Groom, Brigid Power Ryce, Floor Staff, Tandem Felix, Slow Skies &The Spook of the Thirteenth Lock.
Doors: 7.15pm Tickets: €20
Retro Revival Xmas show: This Other Kingdom, Fallen Rule, Slow Riot & Pelicans in Sweeney’s
Following a successful year as one of the top Dublin indie music nights Retro Revival will celebrate the holiday season with performances from This Other Kingdom, Fallen Rule, Slow Riot & Pelicans.
Doors: 9pm Tickets: €5
Cian Nugent & the Cosmos at the Joinery (support: Landless)
The ever brilliant Cian Nugent & the Cosmos play the Joinery this Saturday night.
Doors: 8pm Tickets: €10
Join Me In The Pines at Abner Brown’s Barbershop, Rathmines
Dave Geraghty’s solo project Join Me In The Pines play a special invite only show in Abner Brown’s this Saturday.
Doors: 8pm Tickets: INVITE via messaging Abner Brown’s Barbershop’s Facebook page
Sunday, December 7th:
Doolittle Presents: God Knows & mynameisjOhn at the Workman’s Club (support: Nanu Nanu)
Electronic hip-hop duo God Knows & mynameisjOhn play the Workman’s Club this Sunday night. The pair’s album Rusangano / Family features in TLMT’s recent Top 20 albums of 2014. DJ set by Ray Wingnut.
Doors: 8pm Tickets: €12