rock/pop

The Irish Times - Friday - The Ticket - - LISTINGS - Rock/Pop list­ings: Tony Clay­ton-Lea tclay­ton­lea@irish­times.com

Fri­day 8 CORK

Sea­mus Fog­a­rty & John O’Connor Fence Records song­smith Fog­a­rty is joined by John Blek & the Rats front­man O’Connor for an in­ti­mate evening within the con­fines of one of Ire­land’s best in­die record stores. Plugd Records 8.30pm 15

DERRY

Other Voices What? Again? Yep, the Din­gle dudes are trav­el­ling, and will be stay­ing put in Derry for the next three days. Acts fea­tured tonight in­clude Damien Dempsey, Sav­ages and Derry’s Soak. See panel. Glass­works 7pm Adm free (tick­ets at other voices. ie) Also Sat/Sun, Derry

DUBLIN

The Lee Har­veys Noisy types launch their de­but al­bum, Gun City ( on sale on the night for 15). Sup­port slots come from The Dubtones, Job­seek­ers and Pad­lock. Sweeneys, Dame St 8pm Adm free

Satur­day 9

DERRY

Other Voices See Fri­day, Derry/ panel. Acts tonight in­clude Bron­agh Gal­lagher, Jesca Hoop, Ma­rina & the Di­a­monds and Neil Han­non. Glass­works 7pm Adm free (tick­ets at oth­er­voices.ie) Also Sun, Derry

DUBLIN

Dan Dea­con Baltimore-based mu­si­cian/song­writer/per­former: sin­gu­lar, en­ter­tain­ing. Whe­lan’s 9pm 118.50 01-4780766 Rest Cork in­stru­men­tal act plug their new al­bum, I Hold the Wolf. Spe­cial guests in­clude Wizards of Fire­top Moun­tain, Ilenkus and Guilty Op­tics. Whe­lan’s Up­stairs 8pm 18 01-4780766 Shave or Dye Char­ity gig in aid of Ir­ish Can­cer So­ci­ety. Acts fea­tured in­clude Hot Sprock­ets, Stephen Young & the Union, and many more. Bar­bers and hair­dressers in at­ten­dance! En­trance fee a snip. Work­man’s Club 8pm 110 0818-719300

Carol Keogh and the City

Fa­thers One of Ire­land’s best song­smiths & vo­cal­ists per­form tracks from forth­com­ing al­bum, Mon­grel City. Spe­cial guests in­clude We Take Man­hat­tan, Clara Rose, stand-up com­edy and read­ings. Cobalt Cafe, 16 Nth Great Ge­orge’s St 7.45pm 113 01-6707022

Sencity Mul­ti­sen­sory event, in­spired by the deaf com­mu­nity, with per­for­mances by Fin­nish rap­per Signmark, Kor­mac´s Big Band, The Won­der Vil­lains, To­rann Drums & Gavx­mas. RDS 9pm 124/117.50 0818-719300

Sun­day 10

DERRY

Other Voices See Fri­day, Derry/ panel. Acts tonight in­clude Beth Orton, Daugh­ter, James York­ston, and Two Door Cin­ema Club. Glass­works 7pm Adm free (tick­ets at oth­er­voices.ie)

DUBLIN

Jake Bugg Young­ster from UK, fan of early Dy­lan. He’s good, too. Academy 8pm 117.35 (sold out) 0818-719300

Mon­day 11

DUBLIN

Lo­cal Na­tives Sil­ver Lake, LA – we thank for de­liv­er­ing this in­die rock/pop band to us! Whe­lan’s 9pm 119.50 (sold out) 01-4780766

Tues­day 12

DUBLIN

Bloc Party Once highly touted UK band; once an­gu­lar now smooth? Olympia 8pm 139.05/ 133.50 0818-719300 Also Wed, Dublin

Wed­nes­day 13

ANTRIM

Eddi Reader Sparky Scot­tish singer-song­writer com­mences Ir­ish tour. Ex­pect to hear new ma­te­rial from forth­com­ing al­bum. Old Court­house The­atre 7.30pm £18/£15 Also Thurs, Dublin

DUBLIN

Bloc Party See Tues­day, Dublin. Olympia 8pm 139.05/133.50

0818-719300

Thurs­day 14

DUBLIN

Calex­ico Mex­i­cali/roots/rock combo par ex­cel­lence. See What’s on Your Rider?. Olympia 8pm 125 0818-719300 Pug­wash Thomas Walsh fronts a fine pop/rock group, whose fifth al­bum, The Olym­pus Sound, was nom­i­nated for the Me­teor Choice Mu­sic Prize last year. Woodstock Cafe, Phib­s­bor­ough food from 5pm, mu­sic at 9pm Adm free (min­i­mum spend 110) 087-8314404

Eddi Reader See Wed­nes­day, Antrim. Pavil­ion The­atre, Dún Laoghaire 8pm 01-2312929

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