Cream1999 - the pre-millennium warm-up - takes place in Dublin with Orbital, Basement Jaxx and Roger Sanchez...

Orbital headline a special Yule-tide show at The Point in Dublin on Wednesday December 29, part of a sister event to Cream2000, called Cream1999, also featuring DJ sets by Basement Jaxx, Roger Sanchez and Mr Spring.

Cream1999 and Cream2000 in Liverpool on Millennium Eve, are the last shows before before the band start work in earnest on their new album – their sixth, set for release next year – as well as taking time out to do some soundtrack work, details of which will be announced soon.

Tickets for the Dublin show will be on sale from Wednesday, November 24 from the Virgin Cola Ticketline on 0870 1 663 663. Calls are charged at national standard rate.

Meawnhile, last night saw the first episode of Cream on Sky One, an Ibiza Uncovered style look at the Liverpool superclub, following groups of clubbers on nights out there.