Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Record Store Day: Capital Capers and Elsewhere Escapades (April 18th-April 24th)


Record Store Day, Record Store Day, Record Store Day - that's what it is all about this weekend with Simone Felice, Tieranniesaur, Last Days of 1984, Hello Moon and more playing in various independent record stores across Dublin on Friday and Saturday as part of the fifth annual RSD celebrations.

Oregonians The Dandy Warhols are in Vicar Street later this evening while on Thursday, it is the turn of Jacksonville's favourite son Ryan Adams - who was tweeting away like crazy from last night's Lemonheads gig - to enchant Olympia onlookers with the prolific songwriter seemingly back on top form after last year's set of Irish dates. If you're feeling frisky afterwards get yourself to Whelan's for the late show as When Good Pets Go Bad and September Girls team up for a double bill of exuberant pop fun.

Outside of the RSD madness on Saturday, the amazing Katie Kim takes to the altar in the Unitarian Church on Stephen's Green on a night where the Waterford melody-maiden will officially launch new record - Cover&Flood.


Wednesday, April 18th
- The Dandy Warhols in Vicar Street



Thursday, April 19th
- Ryan Adams in the Olympia Theatre



- Sive in The Grand Social
- Odessa Sessions featuring The Hot Sprockets in Odessa Club
- The Last Carnival in The Academy
- Resound, You Can Call Me Frances and more in the Button Factory
- Just No, Cfit and more in Whelan's (Upstairs)
- When Good Pets Go Bad and September Girls in Whelan's (Midnight)



Friday, April 20th
- Record Store Day Eve featuring Tieranniesaur and more in Tower Records



- Fujiya & Miyagi and Tieranniesaur in The Village



- Cashier No. 9 in The Academy
- The Last Carnival in The Academy
- Tucan and Sleep Thieves in The Workman's Club
- Foil, Arms & Hog in Whelan's
- I ♥ The Monster Hero in Whelan's (Midnight)
- Rainy Boy Sleep in Whelan's (Upstairs)
- Hal in the Button Factory
- Ryan Sheridan in the Olympia Theatre
- The Last Carnival in The Academy


Saturday, April 21st - Record Store Day

- Record Store Day featuring Simone Felice and more in Tower Records
- Simone Felice Group in Whelan's
- Record Store Day featuring Last Days of 1984, Ships and more in Twisted Pepper
- BATS (album fundraiser), Magic Pockets and Turning Down Sex in Twisted Pepper
- West Cork Ukulele Orchestra in the Button Factory
- The Riptide Movement in The Academy
- Record Store Gay featuring HelloMoon, I ♥ The Monster Hero and more in Outhouse
- Katie Kim in Unitarian Church (Stephen's Green)



Sunday, April 22nd
- The Empire Lights in The Academy
- The Used in the Button Factory

Tuesday, April 24th
- Life Support compilation launch featuring Delorentos, We Cut Corners, EleventyFour and Ross Breen in The Mercantile
- The Staves in The Sugar Club



Elsewhere around the country



Catskill Mountains connoisseur Simone Felice rolls into Kilkenny on Friday in what is surely the gig of the week elsewhere with an appearance in Cleere's. A close second comes in the form of the Popical Island parade's first visit to Wexford (The Sky & The Ground)) in the sunny south east that same night.

Wednesday, April 18th
- Bressie in Dolan's (Limerick)
- The Young Folk in Dolan's (Limerick) - Upstairs

Thursday, April 19th
- Dead School in Róisín Dubh (Galway)
- Aftermath in The Blind Pig (Limerick)
- The Spook of the Thirteenth Lock in Boyle's of Slane (Meath)

Friday, April 20th
- Bressie in Róisín Dubh (Galway)
- 2nd Anniversary with Brian Kelly (So Cow), My Fellow Sponges and more in Citóg Galway (Galway)
- Freddie White in INEC, Killarney (Kerry)
- Simone Felice Group in Cleere's (Kilkenny)
- Mick Flannery in Dolan's (Limerick)
- Built For Comfort in The Blind Pig (Limerick)
- Land Lovers, Groom and Grand Pocket Orchestra in The Sky & The Ground (Wexford)

Saturday, April 21st - Record Store Day

- Cashier No. 9 in Róisín Dubh (Galway)
- The Man Whom and Alan Byrne in Róisín Dubh (Galway) - Upstairs
- 21 Outs in The Blind Pig (Limerick)
- The Kanyu Tree in The Venue Theatre (Meath)
- Dead Label!, zhOra and Army Rising in The Piper Inn, Clonmel (Tipperary)
- Record Store Day featuring Mojo Rising and more in Ben O'Neill's Record Store, Dungarvan (Waterford)
- Mick Flannery in St. Iberius Church (Wexford)



Sunday, April 22nd
- Life Support compilation launch featuring Windings, The Brad Pitt Light Orchestra and Fox Jaw Bounty Hunters in Dolan's (Limerick)

Tuesday, April 24th
- Wicked Pickin' featuring Matteo Cullen in The Wicked Chicken (Limerick)
- Protobaby and The Hard Ground in The Office Bar (Limerick)

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