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Martin Guttridge-Hewitt
15 September 2022, 13:55

New Dublin venue, The Racket Space, announces autumn/winter programme

The 250-capacity venue is located beneath The Bernard Shaw

The Racket Space Dublin autumn winter

New Dublin venue, The Racket Space, has announced its programme for autumn and winter. 

The club sits in the basement of The Bernard Shaw, a music venue, bar, restaurant, art gallery and event space in Glasnevin. Once downstairs, attendees will find a Function-One sound system and modular stage set-up capable of being adapted to suit various events. Capacity is set at 250 for club nights, 200 for live shows, and 120 for seated performances. The venue's walls will be used to display art exhibitions and visual works, while the space also has a recording studio and lifestyle store on-site. 

Among the names set to play the venue in its opening season are local acts including Jio, Rising Damp, Lolz, Julia Louise Knifefest, Lychee, Rory Sweeney, and Emby. The space will also host a wide array of international talent, including aya, COUCOU CHLOE, Jossy Mitsu, Children of Zeus, Novelist, Teki Latex, Shy One, Joviale, Plastician, Sicaria Sound, Scratchclart and TAAHLIAH between now and the end of the year. Check out the full programme below. 

In October, the Dublin City Record Fair will take place at the venue. 

In April, DJ Mag reported on a Kickstarter campaign by arts collective Temporary Pleasure to open a new temporary club in Dublin, with the team reaching their target of €25,000 this summer. 

Revisit DJ Mag's 2021 feature on the fight for the future of Irish clubbing here.