MON­DAY 05.05.15

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

NOT POP The Pop Group Whe­lan’s, Dublin 8pm ¤20 whe­lanslive.com They were, let it be duly noted, one of the most chal­leng­ing post-punk bands of the late 1970s, but time has been gen­er­ous to Bris­tol’s Pop Group, which re­formed five years ago and who now sound as aton­ally cur­rent (and rather good) as any alt.act you care to name.

DEF­I­NITELY POP

Take That

Odyssey Arena, Belfast 8pm £90/£70/£60 odysse­yarena.com Also Tues, Belfast 25 years af­ter they first burst forth, the now trun­cated Take That (there’s only Gary Bar­low, Howard Don­ald and Mark Owen left) re­main a sturdy enough pop propo­si­tion. Ex­pect a vis­ual treat of a show, ex­tremely good com­mer­cial pop songs, and a fla­grant dis­play of dad-danc­ing.

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