ROCK/POP TRA­DI­TIONAL JAZZ

The Irish Times - Friday - The Ticket - - GOING OUT | SEVEN DAYS -

Tony Clay­ton-Lea tclay­ton­lea@irish­times.com

FRI­DAY 5 CORK

Aus­tralian gui­tarist Steve Hous­den teams up with Les Samson (Noel Red­ding Band) and Mike Guin­ney (Eric Bell Band) for a spot of Ye Olde psy­che­delic rock. DeBar­ras, Clon­akilty 10.30pm Adm free de­barra.ie

See Seven Days. (NB: This gig is fol­lowed at 8pm by a per­for­mance from Somerville.) St. Peter’s Church 7pm quar­terblock­party.com

DUBLIN

Durable sur­vivor of the punk rock wars, but don’t ex­pect any­thing but eclec­ti­cism from this man. Olympia Theatre 8pm tick­et­mas­ter.ie

Manch­ester psych-pop band on the rise – bloom­ing, you might say. Academy 8pm tick­et­mas­ter.ie Also Sat, Belfast Ukulele Swing Band fronted by Angie McLaugh­lin - think early jazz’n’coun­try’n’blues. Spe­cial guests in­clude Cal­i­for­nian spo­ken word artist, Raven, fu­sion band, Siol, and space-jazz act, Sax Pan­ther. An­nesly House, North Strand 8pm

Dublin singer­song­writer fol­lows her en­gag­ing alt.pop per­for­mance at Whe­lan’s Ones to Watch Fes­ti­val with a head­line show. Bel­loBar 8pm bel­lo­bar­dublin.com

Hot-to-trot blues play­ers - best blues gig in town this week? JJ Smyths 9pm

jjs­myths.com

KILKENNY

Ir­ish band chan­nelling art-rock noise with a heady dose of good fun. Set Theatre 8pm set.ie Also Sun, Cork

Solo show from a mem­ber of the rather fine This Is The Kit. You like wonky pop mu­sic? Here you go. Sup­port is The South­ern Fold. Brew­ery Cor­ner 9.30pm Also Tues, Dublin

LOUTH

Semi-the­atri­cal rock group - think bright and in­no­va­tive. Spe­cial guest band is Fea­tur­ing X. Spirit Store, Dun­dalk 8pm spir­it­store.ie

SATUR­DAY 6 BELFAST

See Fri­day, Dublin. The Lime­light 2 7pm £10 lime­light­belfast.com

CORK

See Seven Days. St. Peter’s Church 8pm quar­terblock­party.com

See Seven Days. BDSM 11.30pm Adm free quar­terblock­party.com

DUBLIN

Un­der­ground dance pro­ducer Avery goes ‘live’. Ex­pect sweet draughts of his al­bums, Drone Logic and (his lat­est) Sen­sa­tion. Spe­cial guest is Kassem Mosse. District 8 11pm res­i­den­tad­vi­sor.net

Ir­ish mu­si­cian renowned for his blend of roots, blues and Amer­i­cana. JJ Smyths 9pm jjs­myths.com

Two emerg­ing song­writ­ers/per­form­ers - all do­na­tions re­ceived go to­wards Rath­mines Women’s Refuge. Ab­ner Brown’s Bar­ber­shop, Rath­mines 8.30pm Adm free Mu­si­cians and friends play a spe­cial gig to mark the fifth an­niver­sary of the death of Gary Moore. All pro­ceeds to Our Lady’s Childrens Hos­pi­tal, Crum­lin. Raf­fle prizes in­clude a Fender acous­tic gui­tar and a signed Jim Fitz­patrick print. Grand So­cial 8pm the­grand­so­cial.ie

The Coronas, Gavin James, Lethal Di­alect, The Aca­demic, Ryan Sheri­dan, Jerry Fish and Sam­ple An­swer fea­ture on a line-up where all pro­ceeds go to ISPCC Help A Dublin Child. Olympia Theatre 6.30pm tick­et­mas­ter.ie

Much liked Cal­i­for­nian mu­si­cian plugs lat­est al­bum, Sav­age Hills Ball­room. Whe­lan’s 8pm whe­lanslive.com

GAL­WAY

See Seven Days. Róisín Dubh 9pm roisin­dubh.net Also Sun, Dublin

LEITRIM

Alt.coun­try, folk and blues band from Mo­bile, Alabama on tour. Catch ‘em when you can. The Glens Cen­tre, Manorhamil­ton 8pm the­glen­scen­tre.com Also Sun, Dublin

WICK­LOW

Much re­garded blues guy de­liv­ers tracks from his lat­est al­bum, Love Breaks the Fall. The Hot Spot Mu­sic Club Grey­stones 9pm the­hotspot.ie

SUN­DAY 7 CORK

See Seven Days. See Fri­day, Kilkenny. M-NUS 10pm quar­terblock­party.com

DUBLIN

See Satur­day, Leitrim. Whe­lan’s Up­stairs 8pm tick­et­mas­ter.ie

See Seven Days. See Satur­day, Gal­way. Whe­lan’s 8pm tick­et­mas­ter.ie

MON­DAY 8 BELFAST

Kerry band pro­mote their re­cently re­leased al­bum, Ev­ery­thing this Way, with a gig that was orig­i­nally lined up for a much smaller venue. The Lime­light 2 7pm £12 lime­light­belfast.com

TUES­DAY 9 BELFAST

In­tru­ig­ing singer-song­writer mixes East­ern Euro­pean and Jewish folk tra­di­tions with dark, truth­ful lyrics. McHugh’s Base­ment 8pm £11 Also Wed, Lim­er­ick; Thurs, Cork

UK hardcore punk act fronted by for­mer Gal­lows’ geezer, Carter. Ex­pect provo­ca­tion and pas­sion. Voodoo 8pm £13.50 voodoobelfast.com

DUBLIN

See Fri­day, Kilkenny. The Work­man’s Club 8pm the­work­man­sclub.com

WICK­LOW

See Fri­day, Gal­way. Mer­maid Arts Cen­tre, Bray 8pm mer­maid­arts­cen­tre.ie Also Wed, Kerry; Thurs, Water­ford

WED­NES­DAY 10 BELFAST

See Seven Days. The Lime­light 8pm £23 lime­light­belfast.com Also Thurs, Dublin

DUBLIN

8pm See Seven Days. 3Arena

tick­et­mas­ter.ie

See Seven Days. Olympia theatre 8pm tick­et­mas­ter.ie

KILKENNY

Ir­ish/Amer­i­can duo per­form tracks and tunes from their forth­com­ing al­bum, as well as from de­but, A Liv­ing and a Dy­ing Game. Brew­ery Cor­ner 8.30pm Also Thurs, Meath

LIM­ER­ICK

See Tues­day, Belfast. Dolan’s Ware­house 8pm dolans.ie Also Thurs, Cork

THURS­DAY 11 BELFAST

UK singer­song­writer in­flu­enced as much by punk as by pop and folk. The Lime­light 7pm £18.50 lime­light­belfast.com

CORK

See Tues­day, Belfast. DeBar­ras, Clon­akilty 9pm de­barra.ie

DUBLIN

First Dublin show of the year for highly rated roots/Amer­i­cana band. Whe­lan’s 8pm whe­lanslive.com

See Seven Days. See Wed­nes­day, Belfast. Olympia theatre 8pm (sold out) tick­et­mas­ter.ie More emerg­ing fe­male song­writ­ers/per­form­ers. Do­na­tions re­ceived go to­wards Rath­mines Women’s Refuge. Ab­ner Brown’s Bar­ber­shop, Rath­mines 8.30pm Adm free

Vet­eran Ir­ish band call it quits with their fi­nal gig. Hit sin­gles Sum­mer in Dublin and Se­cond Vi­olin will be per­formed, among many other songs. Vicar St 7.30pm tick­et­mas­ter.ie

GAL­WAY

Ir­ish brothers Harry and Al­fie Tay­lor con­tinue to set the pace with smart pop/rock. Róisín Dubh 8pm

roisin­dubh.net

LOUTH

Ir­ish duo de­liver smart, thought­ful jazz/pop. Spirit Store, Dun­dalk 9pm Adm free spir­it­store.ie

MEATH

See Wed­nes­day, Kilkenny. Boyles Bar, Slane 9pm boyle­sof­s­lane.com

WATER­FORD

See Fri­day, Gal­way. Garter Lane Theatre 8pm garter­lane.ie Siob­han Long slong@irish­times.com

FRI­DAY 5 CLARE

See Seven Days. Kilk­ishen Cul­tural Cen­tre 8.30pm the­while­awaysmu­sic.com Also Thurs, Cork

CORK

15 tra­di­tional flute and whis­tle play­ers com­pete for the Seán Ó Ri­ada Gold Medal in a fi­nal to be broad­cast live on RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta. Rochestown Park Ho­tel 7pm 021-4890800

DUBLIN

Cork singer/song­writer known for his hu­mor­ous canon, launches his book, Cork Ur­ban Bal­lads. An Góilín, The Teach­ers’ Club, Par­nell Square 9.30pm goilin.com

LOUTH

See Seven Days. The Foy Cen­tre, Car­ling­ford 7pm Adm free feile­natana.com

SATUR­DAY 6 CORK

For the first time, the Seán Ó Ri­ada Gold Medal Week­end hosts a con­ven­tion ad­dress­ing fund­ing op­por­tu­ni­ties, pub­lic­ity, in­sur­ance, copy­right, mar­ket­ing and pub­lish­ing with rep­re­sen­ta­tives from IMRO, the Arts Coun­cil and Gael Linn. Rochestown Park Ho­tel 2pm claru@cuiread­hchunceoil.ie

Gala con­cert fea­tur­ing this year’s win­ner, along with past win­ners. Rochestown Park Ho­tel 7pm Adm free rte.ie/rnag

DUBLIN

Howth Cham­ber Mu­sic presents a can­dlelit con­cert fea­tur­ing Ni­amh Par­sons with Gra­ham Dunne; Jes­sica Ziegler and Fi­achna O Mon­gain; Jesse Smith and Harry Bradley; and Craobh Sean Tracey. St Mary’s Church, Deer­park, Howth.

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KERRY

See Seven Days. The Sea Lodge Ho­tel, Water­ville 7.30pm eigsenabrideoige.com

LOUTH

See Seven Days. St. Michael’s Hall, Car­ling­ford 8pm (free

SUN­DAY 7 CORK

Club reg­u­lar with a par­tic­u­lar in­ter­est in Cork songs. Cork Singers’ Club, An Spailpín Fá­nach 9.30pm Adm free 021-4277949

LOUTH

Fin­tan Val­lely de­liv­ers a lecture in­trigu­ingly ti­tled ‘A ter­ri­ble beauty is bodh-rán:the in­ven­tion of the fa­mous Ir­ish drum’ in Car­ling­ford Her­itage Cen­tre at 2.30pm, fol­lowed by a con­cert fea­tur­ing a trio of duos: Liam O’Con­nor and Seán McKeon, Louise and Michelle Mulc­ahy and Sea­mus Be­g­ley and Noel Hill. Car­ling­ford Her­itage Cen­tre 8pm free for stu­dents. feile­natana.com

THURS­DAY 11 CORK

See Seven Days. See Fri, Clare. Cough­lan’s Live 9pm the­while­awaysmu­sic.com Cormac Larkin clarkin@irish­times.com

FRI 05 GAL­WAY

See Seven Days. Sta­tion House, Clif­den, 8pm, 12, mu­sic­net­work.ie

In­no­va­tive duo fea­tur­ing award-win­ning French harpist/vo­cal­ist and ad­ven­tur­ous Ir­ish bassist Le­vis’ Bar, Bal­ly­de­hob, 9pm,

5, levis­corner­house.com

KIL­DARE

Pop­u­lar vo­cal­ist in­ter­prets the Bil­lie Hol­i­day reper­toire, with Ciaran Wilde (sax­o­phone), Hugh Buck­ley (gui­tar) and Dave Red­mond (bass). XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX XXXXXXXXXX

SAT 06 CAR­LOW

Wayne Shorter, Ho­race Sil­ver et al Lee­son Lounge, Lee­son st., 9pm, No CC Reg­u­lar ses­sion with shift­ing line-up; see Face­book page for lat­est. In­ter­na­tional Bar, Wick­low st., 9pm, No CC ( ‘do­na­tion’), face­book.com/in­ter­na­tion­al­jazz

WICK­LOW

See Seven Days. Mer­maid, Bray, 8pm, 14, mer­maid­arts­cen­tre.ie

WED 10 KERRY

See Seven Days. Siamsa Tire, Tralee, 8pm,

13, siamsatire.com

LIM­ER­ICK

See Seven Days. Dolans, Lim­er­ick, 8.30pm, 12, dolans.ie

THU 11 DUBLIN

Vet­eran flautist with his own group, in­clud­ing Johnny Tay­lor (pi­ano), An­drew Csibi (bass) and Do­minic Mul­lan (drums) JJ Smyths, Aungier st., 9pm,

jjs­myths.com

Reg­u­lar ses­sion with shift­ing line-up; see Face­book page for lat­est In­ter­na­tional Bar, Wick­low st., 9pm, No CC (¤5 ‘do­na­tion’), face­book.com/ in­ter­na­tion­al­jazz

SLIGO

Pop­u­lar Sligo bassist with Ciaran Wilde (sax­o­phones) and Pa­trick Gil­bert (key­boards) Har­gadons, O’Con­nell st., 9pm, No CC, sligo­jazz.ie

WATER­FORD

See Seven Days Garter Lane, Water­ford, 8pm, 5, garter­lane.ie

WEX­FORD

See Seven Days. Wex­ford Arts Cen­tre, Wex­ford, 8.30pm, 12, wex­for­darts­cen­tre.ie

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