Gui Boratto at District 8
Brazilian producer Gui Boratto finishes his Pentagram Live Tour 2018 in Dublin. Exploring melodic and high-energy sounds, Gui Boratto draws upon classic drum machines, modular synths and original vocal samples with his wife Luciana Villanova’s acclaimed vocals featuring on his most popular track to date.
Avalon Emerson at Wigwam
Berlin-based, Arizona-born Avalon Emerson has been making waves in the warehouse scene in recent years. Her last show here was a support slot for Daniel Avery with a captivating and futuristic techno set. Her remarkable ear for progressive and futuristic sounds turn her music into somewhat of a journey or narrative.
DJ Deece at Pyg
One of Ireland’s most acclaimed disco and house DJs is back with his five hour sets at Pygmalion this Friday night to play all of his favourite summery tunes alongside Sense resident DJ Jack Thompson as support.
Vlad. at Berlin d2
They’re celebrating their birthday down at Berlin d2 this Friday with Dublin’s vinyl wizard Vlad and ‘group of 12’, meaning he’ll be joined by 12 friends and fellow DJs on the night including Sarah Mooney, Colin Devine and more.
The Balance Series at The South William
For their fourth edition of their balance series, this week they’ve invited the faces behind Deep House Dublin collective, Fizzy Waters, to join them on the night downstairs in the Wah Wah club alongside Sarah Mooney while Colin Devine takes over upstairs.
Blackwax Records at The Generator Hostel
Blackwax Records are throwing a pride afterparty in Smithfield this Friday as the first time they’ve played at The Generator Hostel. They’ll be showcasing plenty of local talent including George Feely, Colin Devine, Willow Healy, Jonathan Kiely and Spaqz.
Rise at On The Rox
Rise, a brand new drum n bass collective in Dublin, are throwing their first night this Friday with a heavy mixture of local DJs and a mash up of local styles to show the diversity of the scene.
Higher Vision Festival at Navan Racecourse
On whats due to be the sunniest weekend of the year, Navan Racecourse will be transformed into an electronic music wonderland with world class international guests alongside the home grown Irish acts making waves in 2018. The diverse line up is packed full of quality acts for just one day, including Charlotte de Witte, Mumdance, Sunil Sharpe, Vitalic, Mella Dee, Kettama, Tommy Holohan and more.
Night Vision turns Higher Vision daytime shenanigans into night time, with three afterparties on offer around Dublin city for the attendees of the festival. 39/40 hosts Kettama, Quinton Campbell guests, Wah Wah club hosts Mumdance, Tommy Holohan and ELLLL and Button Factory will play host to Route 94, Dan Stritch and more guests.
TR One at Electric Garden
Galway’s WUA have invited TR One as a guest this week having not played in Galway since 2013. As one of Ireland’s finest electronic talent, the Carlow DJ and producer is known for his energetic performances and soulful productions.
Horse Meat Disco at Wigwam
Some of the UK’s finest disco operators Horse Meat Disco return to Dublin with their party full of rare disco edits and electronic influences. Inspired by New York’s house and disco scene throughout the 70s and 80s, Horse Meat Disco have gained a reputation for playing seriously fun sets. Lime & Fancy will be supporting and playing tunes upstairs.
WGFM x Pride at The Bernard Shaw
Where Good Friends Meet are back for their monthly party with the next installment falling on Dublin Pride. Belfast’s Peter Brién of Softboy Records will be behind the decks for an all day party from 4pm until late. Other guests include DC FSLMan and Blaze Moore.