Vitamin water (flavoured and unflavoured); a photo collage of President Reagan; an onsite acupuncturist and personal chef(s); the latest edition of A TV with a satellite subscription to Bloomberg and CNBC. You know, the usual.
Wednesday 26 BELFAST
Shine The heavyweight Boxing Night special with heavyweight duo James Zabiela (Space Ibiza standound last season) and Seth Troxler (a DC10 and Visionquest fave; see also below) plus new-name-to-bereckoned-with Ejeca. Mandela Hall 9.30pm £22/£20 048-90324803 Seth Troxler Second date of the night for Troxler with support
Fantasy is real life when you’re in Spring Break.
What’s your pre-gig ritual/
01-6787188 12 Sundays It’s the 12 Christmas blowout with Aaron Dempsey, Conor L, Louis Scully, Joma and friends on the move. Bernard Shaw 2pm Adm free ford; Sat, Dublin).
There are also some meaty Irish bills, with Hidden Agenda’s bash featuring Toby Kaar, Krystal Klear and the excellent Frank B (Sat, Dublin) and Leeds-based Wicklow native Gavin Herlihy at Melodic (Fri, Dublin) worth checking out.
Stephen’s Day/Boxing Day attractions include Shine with James Zabiela and Seth Troxler in Belfast; the Upstairs/Downstairs fund-raiser for Cork’s Penny Dinners at
Jim Break (below right): livin’ the rock’n’roll dream
What’s on your rider? What would be on your fantasy rider?