THURS­DAY 23.10.14

The Irish Times - Friday - The Ticket - - THE TICKET | SEVEN DAYS -

FOLK The Staves

Whe­lan’s 8pm ¤22 whe­ To the unini­ti­ated, Emily, Jessica and Camilla Stavely-Tay­lor might seem like three win­some sis­ters straight out of a Jane Austen novel, but when you see and hear them you’ll re­alise they are made of much sterner stuff. They swear, too. Their new EP, Blood I Bled, will be ripped into – we’ve heard it, and it’s folk­ing ter­rific. TCL


Spiegeltent Fes­ti­val, Wex­ford 10pm ¤22 wex­ford­spiegel­ The How­ley and Sc­ahill brothers bring fi­nesse and re­mark­able flu­ency to tunes and songs drawn from Ir­ish, Ap­palachian and Amer­i­can Old Time mu­sic. They’re no mean hands at com­po­si­tion ei­ther. Although their two al­bums to date have taken the banjo to new heights, it is their live shows that il­lus­trate what the band is re­ally about. This spiegeltent set­ting prom­ises to up the ante even fur­ther. SL


Hor­rorthon 2014 @ the IFI –­rorthon Our favourite Hal­loween shindig is pre­par­ing to leap out from its dark­ened lair. Open­ing­night high­lights in­clude cult can­ni­bal clas­sic Lost After Dark and pre­mieres of Gun Woman, Monsters: Dark Con­ti­nent and The Babadook. Set­tle in for the Vincent Price ret­ro­spec­tive and spe­cial guests Jessica Cameron and Frank ‘ Bas­ket Case’ He­nen­lot­ter. Runs un­til Oc­to­ber 27th. TB

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