ROCK/POP CLAS­SI­CAL

The Irish Times - Friday - The Ticket - - SEVEN DAYS | GOING OUT - Light. 1988. Catch This Wilde­woman. Song­book. Tide. In­herit, Sylvia’s Mother?

Tony Clayton-Lea tclay­ton­lea@ir­ish­times.com

FRI­DAY 24 CORK

Rock­a­billy tunes and twists and twirls. As part of Guin­ness Cork Jazz Fes­ti­val. Opera House 8pm cork­op­er­a­house.ie

Ir­ish band hot-to-trot with the re­cent re­lease of their Ticket Al­bum Choice record, Night Be­comes

Cyprus Av­enue 9pm cyprusav­enue.ie Also Sat, Lim­er­ick

DUBLIN

Rated Mon­treal band plug new al­bum, Sleep­ing Op­er­a­tor. Whe­lan’s 8pm whe­lanslive.com

An evening of acous­tic/elec­tric soul, blues, gospel, R’n’B and coun­try with Pyro, James Delaney, An­nie Tier­ney and Philip Don­nelly. DC Mu­sic Club, 20 Cam­den Row 9pm

Ir­ish hip-hop bloke cel­e­brates the re­lease of

The Opium Rooms 10pm whe­lanslive.com

Highly rated US singer-song­writer. Sea­mus Ennis Cul­tural Cen­tre, The Naul 7.30pm sea­musen­nis­cen­tre.com

Ir­ish duo cur­rently mak­ing big, bouncy waves. Whe­lan’s Up­stairs 8pm Adm free whe­lanslive.com

A bit too early in the year for Panto, maybe? Olympia the­atre 8pm olympia.ie

KILKENNY

Bois­ter­ous folk/rock band. You have cob­webs? Not to worry - they’ll be blown away. Set The­atre 9.30pm set.ie

LIM­ER­ICK

UK sib­ling trio - think gor­geous har­monies, lub­bly-jub­bly songs. Dolan’s Ware­house 8pm dolans.ie

SLIGO

One of Ire­land’s most popular bands on the rip again. As part of Sligo Live 2014. Knocknarea Arena 8.30pm

sligo­live.ie

SATUR­DAY 25 BELFAST

Su­per-duper soul/R&B band. Man­dela Hall 7.30pm £22.50 tick­et­mas­ter.ie Also Sun, Cork

CORK

See Seven Days. Opera House 8pm

cork­op­er­a­house.ie

Richie Egan’s lat­est side project, along with Dublin-based elec­tron­ica duo, Cape Grace. As part of Guin­ness Cork Jazz Fes­ti­val. Triskel Au­di­to­rium 11pm triske­larts­cen­tre.ie

DUBLIN

In­fec­tious emo-rock from Nashville, Ten­nessee. (Note early open­ing time.) Academy 6.30pm thea­cade­my­dublin.com

Louisville singer pro­motes lat­est al­bum, Blue­bird. Grand So­cial 9pm the­grand­so­cial.ie

One time Ir­ish rock/pop con­tenders re­group to launch their ‘best of’ al­bum, Mo­ment. But­ton Fac­tory 7.30pm but­ton­fac­tory.ie Sharp soul/R&B - if you can’t catch them in Dublin they’re play­ing Guin­ness Cork Jazz Fes­ti­val to­mor­row. Sugar Club 8pm the­sug­ar­club.com

Brook­lyn quin­tet with tunes from their ac­claimed de­but, Whe­lan’s 8pm whe­lanslive.com

GAL­WAY

One of the stars of Sligo Live hops around the coun­try for more bouts of mu­si­cal magic. Róisín Dubh Up­stairs 8pm roisin­dubh.net Also Wed, Dublin

LIM­ER­ICK

Darned fine Ir­ish band plug new al­bum, Too Rich For Our Blood. Kas­bah So­cial Club 9pm Adm free

See Fri­day, Cork. Dolan’s Ware­house 8pm dolans.ie

Launch­ing his new col­lec­tion, See al­bum re­view, page 12. Dolan’s Up­stairs 8pm dolans.ie

SLIGO

Those mous­ta­chioed men - back again! As part of Sligo Live 2014. Knocknarea Arena 8.30pm sligo­live.ie Also Sun, Belfast

WATER­FORD

See Seven Days. St Pa­trick’s Gate­way Cen­tre 9pm imag­in­earts­fes­ti­val.com

SUN­DAY 26 BELFAST

See Satur­day, Sligo. As part of Belfast Fes­ti­val at Queen’s. Ul­ster Hall 8pm £39.50/£35 ul­ster­hall.co.uk

CORK

See Satur­day, Belfast. Spe­cial guests are Lee Fields & the Ex­pres­sions. As part of Guin­ness Cork Jazz Fes­ti­val. Opera House 7.30pm

cork­op­er­a­house.ie Fine dou­ble bill of Ir­ish bands. As part of Guin­ness Cork Jazz Fes­ti­val. Triskel Au­di­to­rium 11pm triske­larts­cen­tre.ie

DERRY

See Seven Days. Nerve Cen­tre 9pm £25 nerve­cen­tre.org Also Mon, Belfast; Tues, Dublin; Thurs, Gal­way

DUBLIN

lat­est al­bum, Wait­ing for the

DC Mu­sic Club, 20 Cam­den Row 9pm

KILKENNY

Side project from BellX1’s Dave Ger­aghty - new al­bum is a classy piece of work. Hole in the Wall 9pm holeinthe­wall.ie Also Mon, Wex­ford

Home­town show from the main man and multi-in­stru­men­tal­ist Jeremy Hickey. Set The­atre 9pm set.ie

SLIGO

US singer/ per­former - as good as it can get if you like your pop/coun­try with a smart edge. As part of Sligo Live 2014. Knocknarea Arena 8.30pm sligo­live.ie

WATER­FORD

Per­for­mance vo­cal rab­ble rouser stirs it up once more. As part of Imag­ine Arts Fes­ti­val. Cen­tral Hall, Water­ford city 9.30pm imag­in­earts­fes­ti­val.com

MON­DAY 27 BELFAST

See Seven Days. See Sun­day, Derry. Ul­ster Hall 8pm £25 ul­ster­hall.co.uk Also Tues, Dublin; Thurs, Gal­way

CORK

Ir­ish singer­song­writer seconds away from main­stream suc­cess. Cyprus Av­enue 8pm cyprusav­enue.ie

DUBLIN

See Seven Days. The Academy 8pm (sold out) thea­cade­my­dublin.com

US pop group - you may re­call She’s catch­ing the 9-o’clock train, ap­par­ently. Sylvia, that is. Not the mother. Vicar St 7.30pm vi­carstreet.ie

WEX­FORD

See Sun­day, Kilkenny. Spiegeltent, Wex­ford town 9pm wex­ford­spiegel­tent.com

TUES­DAY 28 BELFAST

UK metal band look­ing to take it to the next step. Ul­ster Hall 7pm £22.50 ul­ster­hall.co.uk Also Wed, Dublin

DUBLIN

Cana­dian singer-song­writer on tour. Whe­lan’s Up­stairs 8pm whe­lanslive.com

New-ish name from the UK - think very smart pop mu­sic along the lines of Lorde. The Work­man’s Club 9pm the­work­man­sclub.com See Seven Days. See Sun­day, Derry. Olympia 8pm olympia.ie Also Thurs, Gal­way Ir­ish and English from this in­no­va­tive Dublin band. The Steeple Ses­sions. Catholic Univer­sity Church, St Stephen’s Green 8pm steeple­ses­sions.com Widely re­spected sean nós singer is guest of An Góilín. The Teach­ers’ Club, Par­nell Square 9.30pm goilin.com

Tra­di­tional singer hosts a work­shop, fol­lowed by a con­cert. Sag­gart Her­itage and Arts Cen­tre 6pm and 8pm Adm free 01-4520611

ROSCOM­MON

The Gath­er­ing Ses­sion, fea­tur­ing transat­lantic fu­sion and much more be­sides is one of a num­ber of ses­sions mark­ing the open­ing of this year’s fes­ti­val. JJ Har­low’s, The Square, Roscom­mon 4pm Adm free 086-0897928

SLIGO

Tonight’s head­line acts are O’Hoo­ley and Ti­dow, a fe­male duo whose reper­toire stretches from Ir­ish bal­lads to Mas­sive At­tack cov­ers. Hawk’s Well The­atre, Sligo 8pm sligo­live.ie

SATUR­DAY 25 GAL­WAY

Con­nemara Sea Week brings East Euro­pean clas­si­cal mu­sic and Ir­ish tra­di­tional mu­sic to­gether in a can­dle­light con­cert (din­ner in­cluded). Monastery Hos­tel, Let­ter­frack 7.30pm ceecc.org

ROSCOM­MON

South Roscom­mon Singers Fes­ti­val con­tin­ues with Pat & Johnny John­ston lead­ing a dis­cus­sion & song ses­sion cel­e­brat­ing Ir­ish Women in His­tory. Mur­ray’s lounge, Knock­crogh­ery 11am Adm free 086-0897928

SLIGO

Ge­nius piper, flute and whis­tle player from Manch­ester with his quar­tet. Hawk’s Well The­atre, Sligo 8pm sligo­live.ie

SUN­DAY 26 GAL­WAY

The ccor­dion­ist and com­poser and his band, Part of Con­nemara Sea Week. Kyle­more Abbey 8pm ceecc.org

KERRY

Johnny O’Leary Memo­rial con­cert fea­tur­ing Paudie O’Con­nor, Nicky and Anne McAuliffe, Matt Cran­itch and Paul de Grae, Bryan O’Leary and more. River Is­land ho­tel, Castleis­land 8pm 066-7142555

SLIGO

Three ban­jos and a fid­dle make some rau­cous sounds with a set list that swings from the hills of Ap­palachia to the rushy glens of home. With support from Tommy McCarthy and Louise Costello. Hawk’s Well The­atre, Sligo 8pm sligo­live.ie

MON­DAY 27 SLIGO

Fea­tur­ing a

TUES­DAY 28 DUBLIN

From the Ap­palachian moun­tains, Fur­nace Moun­tain breathe new life into old-time, blue­grass and folk tunes. The Sugar Club 8pm

mu­sic­net­work.ie Also Thurs, Wick­low

WED­NES­DAY 29 LEITRIM

Cel­e­brat­ing 25 years with an in­ti­mate gig in a lovely venue. The Dock, Car­rick On Shan­non 8.30pm the­dock.ie

LIM­ER­ICK

Moya Bren­nan and her band re­unite for a short tour. Univer­sity Con­cert Hall 8pm

uch.ie Also Thurs, Cork

THURS­DAY 30 CORK

See Wed, Lim­er­ick. Cork Opera House 8pm cork­op­er­a­house.ie

WICK­LOW

See Tues, Dublin. Mer­maid Arts Cen­tre, Bray 8pm mer­maid­arts­cen­tre.ie

See Pick of the Week. Triskel Christchurch, 8pm, triske­larts­cen­tre.ie See Pick of the Week Ev­ery­man, MacCur­tain St., 8pm, ev­ery­man­cork.com

Sax-bass-drums trio of visual artists far from the madding fes­ti­val crowd. Ionad Cultúrtha, Baile Mhúirne, 8.30pm, ion­ad­cul­turtha.ie

SATUR­DAY 25 CORK

See Pick of the Week Triskel Christchurch, Tobin St., 8pm,

triske­larts­cen­tre.ie See Pick of the Week Ev­ery­man, MacCur­tain St., 8pm, ev­ery­man­cork.com

SUN­DAY 26 CORK

See Pick of the Week Triskel Christchurch, Tobin St., 2.30pm, triske­larts­cen­tre.ie

See Pick of the Week Cork School of Mu­sic, Union Quay, 3pm, 7, events.cit.ie

See Pick of the Week Triskel Christchurch, Tobin St., 8pm, triske­larts­cen­tre.ie

See Pick of the

Dutch/Ir­ish quin­tet with veteran New York singer in Bal­ly­maloe’s 17th cen­tury barn Grain Store, Bal­ly­maloe, Shana­garry, 8pm, bal­ly­maloe­grain­store.com

MON­DAY 27 DUBLIN

See Sun­day The Sugar Club, Leeson St., 8pm, the­sug­ar­club.com

TUES­DAY 28 DUBLIN

Reg­u­lar ses­sion with spe­cial guest, vo­cal­ist Co­lette Cas­sidy. Leeson Lounge, Upr Leeson St, 9pm, Adm free

WED­NES­DAY 29 DUBLIN

See Seven Days. Lit­tle Mu­seum of Dublin, Stephens Green, 7pm, lit­tle­mu­seum.ie

THURS­DAY 30 DUBLIN

See Seven Days. JJ Smyths, Aungier St., 9pm, jjs­myths.com Michael Der­van mder­van@ir­ish­times.com

FRI­DAY 24 BELFAST

David Adams (or­gan). arr John­ston: Three Bul­gar­ian dances; arr Adams: Planxty Connolly; Pi­az­zolla/ John­ston: Muerte del An­gel; Heiller: Tanz-Toc­cata. 6.50pm

Anna Stéphany (mezzo so­prano), Robin Tritschler (tenor), Lukas Jakob­ski (bass), UO/Jac van Steen. Haydn: Sym­phony No 44; Brahms: Haydn Vari­a­tions; Strauss: Diver­ti­mento Op 86 (exc); Stravin­sky: Pul­cinella. 7.45pm £10-£25

DERRY

The Swingle Singers. Time­less. 7.30pm £12 048-71264455

DUBLIN

El­iz­a­beth Pink (con­tralto), An­thony Byrne (pi­ano). Au­tumn Songs. 1.05pm 01-4170000

RTÉ NSO/Christian Lind­berg (trom­bone). Si­belius: Kare­lia Suite; Christian Lind­berg: He­likon Wasp; Tchaikovsky: Sym­phony No 5. 8pm 01-4170000

Cora Venus Lunny (vi­o­lin). Se­bas­tian Adams: Adeno­sine and Adren­a­line; Richard Gill: Wave; Kian Geisel­brechtinger: Close Stud­ies; Jen­nifer Wal­she: THIS IS WHY PEO­PLE OD ON PILLS/AND JUMP FROM THE GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE; Daniel Barkley: Prism; Ciaran Hope: In­no­cent Marpl; An­drew Hamil­ton: JOY; Siob­hán Cleary: The An­dalu­sian Dog; Elaine Agnew: Slide; John Gib­son: SOLO; Cora Venus Lunny: Free. 8.30pm 01-4170000

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