The Irish Times - Friday - The Ticket - - GOING OUT - Rock/Pop list­ings: Tony Clay­ton-Lea tclay­ton­lea@irish­

Fri­day 13


Rob­bie Wil­liams Two dates here for the multi-tal­ented show­biz en­ter­tainer and no mean pop star. Odyssey Arena 8pm £99.50/ £79.50/£69.50/£59.50 odyssey Also Sat, Belfast

Sleep Thieves Ir­ish band be­gin the promo as­sault for their new al­bum, You Want the Night. See re­view, page 14, and What’s on Your Rider?, page 20. Oh Yeah Mu­sic Cen­tre 7pm £10/£7 ohyeah­


Jack L Highly re­garded live per­former and singer. As part of Car­low Arts Fes­ti­val. The Tower at the Dinn Ri 9pm 120 car­low arts­fes­ti­


The Coronas Ir­ish band continues to rise and rise. As part of Live at the Mar­quee 2014. The Mar­quee 7.30pm 133.50 (sold out) tick­et­mas­


Sarah McQuaid Fi­nal tranche of tour dates for ac­com­plished (and Ir­ish-con­nected) US singer-song­writer. Ards Arts Cen­tre, New­tow­nards 7.30pm £10 ard­ Also Sat, Derry; Sun, Ty­rone


Mooney Tunes No 10 Pop­u­lar RTÉ ra­dio pre­sen­ter cel­e­brates 10 years of this en­ter­tain­ing shindig with the RTÉ Con­cert Orches­tra, Jerry Fish, Fin­bar Furey, and the Celtic Tenors. Bord Gáis En­ergy Theatre 8pm 139.50/129.50/119.50 bor­dgaisen­er­gythe­

Amp Amp Fid­dler Fid­dler Highly praised and ex­pe­ri­enced Detroit-based soul/ funk mu­si­cian. Su­gar Club 9pm 115 the­sug­ar­

Avatar Avatar Swedish metal/hard rock act aim to wipe the make-up off the face of Kiss. Voodoo Lounge 7.30pm 115 tick­et­mas­

The Rev­el­lions Tasty Dublin trash/pop act. Hefty sup­port from Death in the Sick­room. Whelan’s Up­stairs 8pm 15 whe­

Scott Scott Bradlee’s Bradlee’s Post­mod­ern Post­mod­ern

Juke­box Juke­box Long Is­land vi­ral pop sen­sa­tion re­works 21st-century pop hits in a va­ri­ety of vin­tage styles. Fancy hear­ing Ke$ha’s Die Young as a clas­sic coun­try tune? Here you go. Whelan’s 9pm 121 whe­


Elaine Mai Venue 10th-birth­day cel­e­bra­tions with the be­guil­ing Mai, plus other acts, in­clud­ing Dott, Zero Era, We Shoot De­sert­ers, Tracy Bruen, New Pope and Oh Boland. Róisín Dubh 8pm

Adm free roisin­


The Hot Sprock­ets Ir­ish band em­bark on a na­tion­wide tour in sup­port of their lat­est al­bum, Brother Na­ture. McGar­rigles 9pm 112 Also Sat, Kilkenny

Satur­day 14


Rob­bie Wil­liams See Fri­day, Belfast. Odyssey Arena 8pm £99.50/£79.50/£69.50/£59.50 odysse­


Sarah McQuaid See Fri­day,

Down. Cru­soe’s, Castle­rock 7.30pm £40 (incl din­ner) cru­ Also Sun, Ty­rone

DUBLIN DUBLIN Sonny Sonny Con­dell Con­dell and and Rob­bie Rob­bie

Over­son Over­son As­tute pair­ing of two Ir­ish mu­si­cians and song­writ­ers. An­nes­ley House, Fairview 9.15pm 110

Wye Oak Bal­ti­more in­die-folk duo plug new al­bum, Shriek. Su­gar Club 8pm 116 the su­gar

Los Strait­jack­ets & Big Sandy

Bad-ass rock’n’ roll’n’ surf from Nashville, as played by men in per­son­alised Mex­i­can wrestling masks and with match­ing chore­og­ra­phy. Oh, yes. Grand So­cial 8pm 120 the­grand­so­

Ben Reel Band Mon­aghan-based roots/rock mu­si­cian per­forms tracks from his lat­est al­bum, Dark­ness and the Light. JJ Smyths 9pm 110 jjs­


The 4 of Us Newry broth­ers Brendan and De­clan Mur­phy sift through their hits and other classy pop songs. Mon­roe’s Live 9pm 112.50 mon­ And So I Watch You From Afar Ven­er­a­ble venue’s 10th Birth­day bash continues with a head­line show from Belfast’s supreme mood shifters, ASIWYFA; sup­port comes from Le Galaxie, and Melty brains?. Róisín Dubh 8pm 115/110 roisin­


The Hot Sprock­ets See Fri­day, Sligo. Set Theatre 8pm 112


Fox Jaw Ir­ish band launch new sin­gle, Hi­jack, as well as play new tracks from forth­com­ing al­bum, Ghost’s Pa­rade. Dolan’s Ware­house 9pm 16 MAYO

The Loose Moose String Band Liver­pool-based Ap­palachian band head­line a ma­jor hoe­down. As part of the West­port Folk & Blue­grass Fes­ti­val. Wy­att Ho­tel 8.30pm 115 west­port-folkand blue­


Fort­stock Fes­ti­val Re­cent ad­di­tion to the Ir­ish mu­sic fes­ti­val cal­en­dar. Acts in­clude Midge Ure, The Where­abouts, Brush Shiels, Shout­ing at Planes, and Kopy Kat Killers. Vance’s Es­tate, Clones 4pm 140/125 (un­der-16s free) fort­ Also Sun, Mon­aghan

Sun­day 15


Nathan Carter Coun­try’n ’Ir­ish star. Part of Live at the Mar­quee 2014. The Mar­quee 7.30pm 127.90 tick­et­mas­


Saucy Sun­days Weekly show­case of fresh talent. This week’s line-up in­cludes Robin James Hurt, Mag­gie Hildrick, Buf­falo Sunn, White Oak Bar­rels and Kel­lie Marie Reynolds. Grand So­cial 6.30pm Adm free the­grand­so­

Big Gay Sing Renowned NYC gay men’s cho­rus bring their Big Gay Sing event to Dublin for one night. Your hosted is the one and only Panti. All Pro­ceeds in aid of Mar­riage Equal­ity. Bord Gáis En­ergy Theatre 8pm 120 bor­dgaisen­er­gythe­

Dam Funk LA’s “Am­bas­sador of Boo­gie Funk” (it says here). Su­gar Club 8pm 115/113.50 the­sug­ar­


The Wa­tery Hill Boys Old-time coun­try and blue­grass act from Drogheda. Part of the West­port Folk & Blue­grass Fes­ti­val. Clew Bay Ho­tel 12.30pm Adm free west­port­folka­nd­blue­


Fort­stock Fes­ti­val See Satur­day, Mon­aghan. Vance’s Es­tate, Clones 4pm 125 (un­der-16s free) fort­


Sarah Sarah McQuaid McQuaid See Fri­day, Down. An Crea­gan, Omagh 8.30pm £10 an­crea­

Mon­day 16


Bob Dy­lan Columbia record­ing star – Mr Zim­mer­man and his ever change­able songs. As part of Live at the Mar­quee 2014. The Mar­quee 7.30pm 176/ 165.50 tick­et­mas­ Also Tues, Dublin


Juras­sic Juras­sic 5 5 Durable, pos­i­tive-thought Amer­i­can hip-hop. Vicar St 7.30pm 136 vi­ Also Tues, Dublin

Tues­day 17


Juras­sic Juras­sic 5 5 See Mon­day, Dublin. Vicar St 7.30pm 136 vi­

Bob Dy­lan See Mon­day, Cork. O2 8pm 176/165.50

Triv­ium US metal act – much loved over here. Academy 9pm 128 thea­cade­my­

Wed­nes­day 18


Don­nelly 25-year ret­ro­spec­tive of Finbarr Don­nelly, Cork’s first punk icon, and the leg­endary front­man of sem­i­nal Cork bands Nun At­tax, Five go Down to the Sea? and Beethoven. Pavil­ion 9pm 110 pavil­ion­


Bryan Ferry Nice one: here be or­ches­tral ar­range­ments of Roxy Mu­sic and solo songs. Smoothest gig of the week? NCH 8pm 180/ 175/155 Also Thurs

Imelda May Rock­a­billy queen with a side or­der of popa­billy lady-in-wait­ing. See panel, page 19. Vicar St 7.30pm 140/ 135 vi­ Also Thurs, Dublin

The Treat­ment Cam­bridge band fuse hard rock with clas­sic metal. Academy 9pm 115 the academy


We Banjo Three Amer­i­cana/ roots col­lec­tive plug new al­bum, Gather the Good. Róisín Dubh 8pm Adm free roisin­

Thurs­day 19


Tom Jones One of the UK’s most suc­cess­ful solo male pop acts. As part of Live at the Mar­quee 2014. The Mar­quee 7.30pm 154.65 tick­et­mas­


Heathers Sib­ling act that’s equal parts sparky and spiky. As part of Bul­mers Live at Leop­ard­stown 2014. Leop­ard­stown Race­course 6pm 115 bul­mers live at leop­ards

Bryan Ferry See Wed­nes­day. NCH 8pm 180/175/155

Imelda May See Wed­nes­day/ panel, page 19. Vicar St 7.30pm 140/135 vi­ The Reve­la­tor Orches­tra At­mo­spheric, brood­ing boho boom-boom from Peter Mur­phy and his charm­ing if slightly odd friends. Whelan’s Up­stairs 8pm 110 whe­

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