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Rock/Pop list­ings: Tony Clay­ton-Lea

Fri­day 1 CORK

Martha Wain­wright Pow­er­ful, smart singer-song­writer re­turns to her home-from-home. See panel. Opera House 7.30pm 130 021-4270022 Also Sat, Gal­way; Sun/Mon, Dublin

DUBLIN

CITY HALL In­tru­ig­ing sonic in­stal­la­tion piece from Ir­ish com­poser Daniel Fig­gis. Ro­tunda, City Hall, Dame St 6.30pm 110 (tick­ets from En­ter­tain­ment. ie) Also Sat/Sun, Dublin Trop­ics Aka 20-some­thing Chris Ward; ex­pect a shim­mer here and a haze of sun­shine there. Twisted Pep­per 8pm 112 Caro­line Moreau French chanteuse shares the stage with Ir­ish per­former Larry Beau. Also ex­pect to hear spo­ken word and po­etry. En­sem­ble art evening – rec­om­mended. An­nes­ley House, North Strand 8.30pm 110 Quom­pi­la­tion #3 Com­pi­la­tion evening fea­tur­ing Cloud Cas­tle Lake, Girl Band, Spilly Walker and a few more acts. Ad­mis­sion price in­cludes a free cas­sette of mu­sic from the evening’s acts. Ah, cas­settes – re­mem­ber them? Work­man’s Club 8pm 110 0818-719300 Maria Min­erva Any­one for disco diva smut, East­ern Euro­pean­pop grooves, UK bass cul­ture and Cal­i­for­nian lo-fi dub? Here you go, so. Spe­cial guest are Cats-cars. Whe­lan’s Up­stairs 8pm 111 01-4780766/1890-200078

LIM­ER­ICK

Rest Cork’s in­stru­men­tal prog-rock­ers plug new LP, I Hold the Wolf. Spe­cial guests in­clude Three Hour Cease­fire. Dolan’s Up­stairs 8pm 112 061-314483

MEATH

Paul Brady One of Ire­land’s pre­mier song­writ­ers con­tin­ues to visit in­ti­mate the­atre spa­ces. The Venue, Ra­toath 7.30pm 135 01-6895600 Also Sat, Meath

TIP­PER­ARY

WEST­MEATH

Cer­tain Three Tour 2013 Ir­ish acts Nanu Nanu, Si Schroeder & Trum­pets of Jeri­cho end­ing their win­ter jaunt. Palace Bar, Athlone 8pm 110 Also Sat, Kilkenny

Satur­day 2 DUBLIN

CITY HALL See Fri­day, Dublin. Maria Doyle Kennedy Stylish, sub­tle and clever Ir­ish singer/ per­former. Source Arts Cen­tre, Thurles 8pm 118/115 0504-90204 Ro­tunda, City Hall, Dame St 6.30pm 110 (tick­ets from En­ter­tain­ment.ie) Also Sun

GAL­WAY

Martha Wain­wright See Fri­day, Cork/panel. Róisín Dubh 8pm 130 091-586540 Also Sun/Mon, Dublin

KILKENNY

Cer­tain Three Tour 2013 See Fri­day, West­meath. Set The­atre 8pm 110 056-7721728

LOUTH

Gemma Hayes How about a great­est hits set from one of Ire­land’s best fe­male singer­song­writ­ers? Se­ri­ously. Spirit Store, Dun­dalk 8pm 115 042-9352697

MEATH

Paul Brady See Fri­day, Meath. The Venue, Ra­toath 7.30pm 135 01-6895600

WICKLOW

De­clan O’Rourke Very fine Ir­ish singer-song­writer previews his forth­com­ing Famine-themed al­bum. Mer­maid Arts Cen­tre, Bray 8pm 120/118 01-2724030

Sun­day 3 DUBLIN

CITY HALL See Fri­day, Dublin. Ro­tunda, City Hall, Dame Street 3pm 110 (tick­ets avail­able from En­ter­tain­ment.ie) Martha Wain­wright See Fri­day, Cork/panel. Pep­per Can­is­ter Church 7.30pm 130 (sold out) 0818-719300 Also Mon, Dublin

Mon­day 4 DUBLIN

Martha Wain­wright See Fri­day, Cork/panel. Pep­per Can­is­ter Church 7.30pm 130 0818-719300

Tues­day 5 DUBLIN

Conor Oberst Omaha singer­song­writer de­liv­ers a range of stripped-down Bright Eyes tunes and newer solo ma­te­rial. NCH 8pm 126 (sold out) 01-4170000

Wed­nes­day 6

DUBLIN

Bear’s Den Bon­nie Prince Billy and Mid­lake fans walk this way, if you don’t mind. See What’s on Your Rider?. Whe­lan’s 8pm 18 01-4780766/1890-200078

Thurs­day 7 DUBLIN

Trey Songz Ir­ish de­but for r’n’b hit­smith. Olympia 8pm 138/135 0818-719300 De­sa­pare­ci­dos Po­lit­i­cal punk/ hard­core band fea­tur­ing Conor Oberst, fresh from his sold-out show on Tues­day. Think Hüsker Dü with a so­ciopo­lit­i­cal stance. But­ton Fac­tory 7.30pm 120 01-6709202

The Ad­ven­tures of Prince

Achmed Screen­ing of the clas­sic 1926 silent an­i­ma­tion with an orig­i­nal score com­posed and per­formed by Erik Fried­lan­der, Matthew Nolan, Stephen Shan­non, Cameron Doyle and Bryan O’Con­nell. NCH (Kevin Barry Room) 8.30pm 115 01-4170000

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