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The Irish Times - Friday - The Ticket - - THE TICKET | SEVEN DAYS - TCL Cul­turlann Sweeney, Kil­kee, Co

OR­CHES­TRAL The Spook of the Thir­teenth Lock & Elec­tric Gui­tar Orchestra Lock­out is a large-scale piece of work per­formed in full for the first time by The Spook of the Thir­teenth Lock, one of Ire­land’s finest folk/rock fu­sion­ists – and an orchestra of elec­tric gui­tar. Think vol­ume, think big (the piece fo­cuses on Dublin’s in­fa­mous “lock­out” of 1913), think po­lit­i­cal. Spe­cial guest is Donal Lunny. FOLK Chris Wood A rare op­por­tu­nity to hear one of Eng­land’s finest song­writ­ers – a mul­ti­ple BBC Ra­dio 2 Folk Award win­ner . Wood’s iconic One in a Mil­lion is a heart­stop­ping love song that blows most of the com­pe­ti­tion clear of the wa­ter. Iras­ci­ble, con­trar­ian and ir­re­deemably egal­i­tar­ian, Wood is a mu­si­cian who has al­ways sought to stretch and bend the bounds of his art – with fre­quently ear-tin­gling con­se­quences. Unmissable. ALT PSYCH Mer­cury Rev Some mu­sic acts just get it right, and Buf­falo’s Mer­cury Rev is one of them. That the band is still able to con­jure up and cap­ture the essence of ex­per­i­men­tal psy­che­delic Fol­low­ing an ex­hil­a­rat­ing per­for­mance at Body & Soul, Ice­landic/Faroe Is­lands duo Óla­fur Ar­nalds and Janus Ras­mussen re­turn for an in­door show that prom­ises to live up to

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