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This Christmas | December 19th – 25th

It’s the Holiday season and in this edition of ‘This Weekend’ we will look at the must-see gigs/events happening over the Christmas period (December 19th – 23rd).

Friday, December 19th:

Seven Quarters Club: Percolator & Not Squares in Whelan’s
The last Seven Quarters Club of 2014 will feature performances from Percolator and Not Squares. Seven Quarters 7″ singles club will offer the first 150 people into the venue a free 7″ vinyl single featuring music from the night’s performers.
Tickets: €10 Doors: 7.30pm

12 Bands of Christmas at Sweeney’s Bar
The third in a series of three charity shows to be held in Sweeney’s. This Friday’s gig will be held in aid of Teen Line Ireland with performances from Cocaine Ponytail, Fox Jaw, the Vincent(s) and Bagels.
Tickets: FREE Doors: 9pm

Tupelo in Whelan’s upstairs venue
Irish alternative-trad act Tupelo play a special Xmas show in Whelan’s on Friday night.
Tickets: €13.50 Doors: 8pm

Daithí & Little Xs For Eyes at the Workman’s Club
The Workman’s Club will through their own Xmas party this Friday night, featuring sets from Daithí and Little Xs For Eyes.
Tickets: FREE Doors: 8pm

Midnight Hour: Exploding Eyes & I Heart the Monster Hero in Whelan’s upstairs venue
Indie rock ‘n’ roll act Exploding Eyes and psych-pop act I Heart the Monster Hero play a midnight show in Whelan’s this Friday.
Doors: 11.30pm Tickets: Free before 10.30pm or RSVP

Saturday, December 20th:

Fight Like Apes in Whelan’s main venue (support: Dear Desert)
Electro-pop group Fight Like Apes will ring in the holiday season with a headline show in Whelan’s main venue.
Tickets: €15 Doors: 8pm

Spies, Paddy Hanna & Tandem Felix at the Grand Social
An exciting trio of indie acts play the Grand Social on Saturday night.
Tickets:€8 Doors: 8pm

Hermitage Green at the Button Factory
Irish five-piece Hermitage Green play two shows at the Button Factory in Dublin this Saturday & Sunday.
Tickets: €15 Doors: 8pm

Youth Mass in Whelan’s upstairs venue (support: Almost Ghosts)
Alternative-rock act Youth Mass headline a free show in Whelan’s upstairs this Saturday with support from Almost Ghosts.
Tickets: FREE Doors: 8pm

Thumped Christmas Caper at the Workman’s Club
Groom, HUWWTD, Dudley Corporation and Gary Showbiz & the Agents of Disaster all play Xmas show at the Workman’s.
Tickets: €10 Doors: 8pm

Night Howl: Dogs & Voxx in Whelan’s upstairs venue
Night Howl has it’s Xmas show in Whelan’s this weekend with sets from Dogs and Voxx.
Doors: 11.30pm Tickets: Free before 10.30pm or RSVP

Sunday, December 21st:

The Hot Sprockets at Vicar Street (support: the Eskies & N.C Lawlor)
Following a landmark year for the Dublin indie act, the Hot Sprockets headline Vicar Street this Sunday night.
Tickets: €30 Doors: 8pm

Run the Jewels at the Opium Rooms (support: God Knows + mynameisjOhn)
Hip-hop duo Run the Jewels headline the Opium Rooms in Dublin this Sunday with support from the ever-brilliant God Know + mynameisjOhn.
Tickets: Sold Out Doors: 7.30pm

Monday, December 22nd:

Harmonic Presents: Cloud Castle Lake at the Grand Social (support: Katie Kim)
Cloud Castle Lake bring what has been a breakthrough year for the trio to an end with a headline show in the Grand Social
Tickets: €10 Doors: 8pm

I Heart Xmas in Whelan’s main venue
Tickets: €10 Doors: 8pm

Tuesday, December 23rd:

State Magazine’s Midnight Mass at the Mercantile have curated a stellar line-up for their Xmas show including Nanu Nanu, Slow Skies, Planet Parade, Aoife Underwater and special guests.
Tickets: FREE Doors: 8.30pm

B.A.R.E present: Sounds of System Breakdown & CPNHGN at the Workman’s Club
B.A.R.E celebrate a big year for the event organizers with a show in the Workman’s Club with Sounds of System Breakdown and CPNHGN.
Tickets: €6 Doors: 8pm

Thursday, December 25th:

Happy Holidays from the Last Mixed Tape!!!!

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