Depeche Mode / Dark Synthpop Nights in Dublin - Defying Culture Dublin

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Defying Culture is a Depeche Mode / dark synth pop night in Dublin. We aim to create a space for socializing in a friendly and musically familiar environment and by doing so, enriching the alternative scene and community. Defying Culture also offer support to local electronic bands by promoting and facilitating gigs. We're slowly getting wider recognition and looking forward to running on an even bigger scale in the future.

Crew: Defier (Founder / DJ / Promoter), Violator (Resident DJ), Bacana (Resident DJ)


23.08.2017 New section 'Recent Updates and News' has been added to the main page.
KuBO and PolyDROID have been added to the 'Scene' section.
02.09.2017 Poster for Depeche Mode Aftershow Party in The Button Factory has been added to the main page.
03.09.2017 Updated Embrace The Crisis section - new info and link to the band's YouTube channel.
12.09.2017 Added live gigs details for Tiny Magnetic Pets and Sleep Thieves.


Depeche Mode After Show Party | 2017
Wednesday, November 15th at 11PM - 3AM
The Button Factory, Curved Street, Temple Bar, Dublin 2

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We are delighted to invite you to an un-official Depeche Mode Aftershow Party in one of Dublin's finest venues - The Button Factory. The venue itself is capable of holding 700 guests, provides cutting edge PA system, professional lighting, excellent choice of drinks at the bar and the cloak room where you can safely leave your black leather jackets ;) Join us and dance through the night to the best Depeche Mode tunes with the rest of the fans from all over the world! Tickets for this event cost EUR8 and are available on line to minimize the time entering the venue. Stay in touch on social media and don't miss upcoming announcements!

Buy tickets on line | List of retail outlets | The Button Factory | 3Arena |Poster

Depeche Mode & 80's Synthpop End Of The Year Party
Saturday, December 30th at 9PM - 2:30AM
Fibber Magees

80-81 Parnell St, Dublin, Ireland D1

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Final event in 2017 with Depeche Mode and selected 80's tunes. By saying 'selected' we mean we'll focus on synthy 12" versions of the most dancefloor dedicated tracks from the era. Expect some A-HA, Desireless, New Order, Pet Shop Boys, Sandra, Simple Minds, Talk Talk, Yazoo, Ultravox and more along best Depeche Mode tracks from their back catalogue. As usual we'll be doing visuals and audio-video projections to add some 'live' elements to the overall effect. Early party-goers will be given a chance to win some cool rewards too. Come along and end this year with a bang!

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