Drop bangers not bombs – Limerick dance music community to fundraise for Ukraine

DJ Maedbh O'Connor

THIS Friday, April 29 in Dolans, a collective effort from Limerick’s dance music community will help raise funds for the people of Ukraine who have been affected by war.
The chosen charity is Scoop foundation which has also been on the ground in other war-affected areas like Syria.
Dolans have kindly accommodated the event and are donating the upstairs and terrace for the proceedings. It’s a collective effort with all DJs, collectives, designers, venue, and equipment hire all donating their services and time.
It’s an extensive lineup with some of Limericks’ best spinners spanning across the decades. Two long-standing and iconic Limerick figures will be playing a special B2B set.

DJ Niall Colgan
Niall Colgan and Pippy were crucial to the dance scene in Limerick and its development.
Along with these veterans is also one of Ireland’s most exciting acts, Naive Ted who recently smashed the CSG community scratch games in Galway.
Also on the bill are MIDWEEK who are taking the country and beyond by storm, a regular fixture on the festival circuit.
Colm from Cabal will be spinning tunes, CABAL is putting on some of the coolest gigs the country has seen and recently hosted the courtyard in UL to over 2000 party-goers.
Limerick’s favourite bin inspector and reviewer, the one and only, Jack Brolly will be spinning a B2B set with Dan Sykes of DIE. Jon10 and DJ Raguel of izotope will be on duties too, the Izotope crew are bringing the hard groove back to the Treaty city through their nights in Pharmacia.
Keenan of WANZ and TOT, Senan from Room 2 and Paul Byrne are all joining in along with Limerick’s first Lady of Techno Maedbh O’Connor.
Promoter Dan Sykes commented on this extensive lineup coming together for a great and worthy cause.
“The idea is for everyone to come down and shake some tacky in solidarity with the people of Ukraine. All proceeds from door entry and collections and donations on the night will be sent to the Scoop Foundation for deployment on the ground in Ukraine.”
Tickets: www.dolans.ie

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