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.
06.11.2017 Added two Defying Culture events for 2018. More info soon.
06.11.2017 Added Sleep Thieves live gig.
16.11.2017 Slight changes in website design completed.
03.01.2018 Events section on main page updated.
22.01.2018 Events section on main page updated. Added gallery to Photos section.
13.03.2018 Added three events to the list including The Cure Party in September.
26.03.2018 Added new photo gallery Global Spirit Party


Depeche Mode Party | 2018
Saturday, September 1st at 9PM - 2:30AM
Fibber Magees
80-81 Parnell St, Dublin, Ireland D1

We're returning to our venue downstairs in September to face the post Global Spirit Tour reality ;) Join us for almost six hours of best Depeche Mode tunes from all 4 decades, spiced up by always entertaining audio - video projections. Expect some other carefully selected dark synth pop tunes to be played on the night. As usual behind the decks: Defier, Bacana and Violator.

The Cure Party - Celebrating 40th Anniversary of the band 1978-2018
Saturday, September 29th at 9PM - 2:30AM
Fibber Magees

80-81 Parnell St, Dublin, Ireland D1

We're inviting you to celebrate 40 years of The Cure in Dublin's finest alternative venue - Fibber Magees. Expect 100% of The Cure tunes from all four decades including, rarities, b-sides, remixes and cover versions. To spice things up we will play some atmospheric visuals and selected audio-video projections on a big screen. This is most likely one-off event so don't give it a miss!

Depeche Mode Party | 2018
Saturday, December 15th at 9PM - 2:30AM
Fibber Magees
80-81 Parnell St, Dublin, Ireland D1

This date will more likely change to December 29th 2018. TBC soon.

Quarterly Depeche Mode fans gathering in Fibber Magees.

More info closer to the event.

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