Monday, July 2, 2012

Cork Gig Guide - Weekly Rundown (July 2nd-July 8th)


Pine Hill Haints - Crane Lane Friday 6th July
Jesus H. Christ Cork what does a guy have to do to get a rest these days? Oodles and oodles of fleshy buxom gigs are again lined up for the week ahead on Leeside, including two gigs of the week fortunately for the 9-5ers, they fall on Friday and Saturday night.

Plugd Records i.e. the eventual destination of my monthly wage and fellow Cork-based blogger The Point of Everything team forces to bring potent purveyors of anti-pop We Are Losers and post-punk princes Girl Band. A particular fondness for the latter exists on this blog - although the jib cut from the former is much appreciated also - who make an appearance at Mitchelstown's Indiependence soirée later this "Summer".

Alabamian honky-tonk brilliance from Pine Hill Haints is on The Crane Lane menu the night before in what is a must-see adventure in southern bluegrass exploits.

Midweek is a bit quiet but congolese dance music is on the cards Tuesday with The Lace also on Phoenix Street. A rare original set on Oliver Plunkett Street will see those lovely Windings fellas on entertainment duty in An Bróg while the Papenfuss brothers sort out Caroline Street i.e. Relish are in Cyprus Avenue. Both on Thursday.

There is also quite a hectic end to the week with lots of choice on Sunday. Former Special Jerry Dammers is in The Crane, The Pavilion on Carey's Lane host an entire night of electronica and Hat Fitz & Cara Robinson make the trip to Clonakilty.

*Movie lovers should begin the week at the Triskel Arts Centre's IFI-programmed cinema, screening movies Sunday-Wednesday. Moonrise Kingdom & Being Elmo are this week's movies.

Festivals incoming:
Liss Ard (Skibbereen) with Chic, Toots & The Maytals, Paul Buchanan and more August 4th-5th

Indiependence (Mitchelsown) with Feeder, British Sea Power, Squarehead and more Aug 3rd-5th




Monday, 2nd July
- Hank & Edel in The Crane Lane Theatre (11.30pm)
- Glitter & Trauma (DJ) in The Pavilion (Bar)


Tuesday, 3rd July
- Jazz Improv in The Crane Lane Theatre (9pm)
- Mashed Potatoes in The Crane Lane Theatre (11.30pm)
- Jessie J at Live at the Marquee
- Candle Sessions with Hank Wedel & Edel Curtin in The Pavilion (Bar)


Wednesday, 4th July
- Fireside Sessions with Sean Kelleher in Bradley's of Barrack Street
- The Lace in The Crane Lane Theatre (11.30pm)
- Burning Oak Metal Festival featuring Primordial, Triptykon, Rotting Christ and more in An Cruiscin Lan
- Olly Murs at Live at the Marquee
- Jawbone in The Pavilion (Bar)
- American Independenc Day with Liz Clark in The Roundy


Thursday, 5th July
- Burning Oak Metal Festival featuring Primordial, Triptykon, Rotting Christ and more in An Cruiscin Lan
- Gareth Forsyth in The Roundy
- Pulses of Tradition in Triskel Arts Centre
- Windings and We The People in An Bróg



- Gascan Ruckus and Futurism in The Crane Lane Theatre (11.30pm)
- Relish in Cyprus Avenue
- Olly Murs at Live at the Marquee
- Polskadots go unplugged in Meade's Wine Bar




Friday, 6th July
- Burning Oak Metal Festival featuring Primordial, Triptykon, Rotting Christ and more in An Cruiscin Lan
- Love Music Hate Racism w/ Delorentos, The Mandolas, Dead School, Karma Parking, World Bass Culture and more in Cyprus Avenue/Old Oak
- Andy Vottel (Finders Keepers - DJ set) in Gulpd Café (Triskel Arts Centre)
- Steps at Live at the Marquee
- Pine Hill Haints and Tim Kerr in The Crane Lane Theatre (9pm)




Saturday, 7th July
- Burning Oak Metal Festival featuring Primordial, Triptykon, Rotting Christ and more in An Cruiscin Lan
- Juliet Turner in Cyprus Avenue
- Girl Band and We Are Losers in Plugd Records (Triskel Arts Centre)



Sunday, 8th July
- The Would Bes in The Bowery
- Young Wonder, Sad Soul Circus and Decent Folk in The Pavilion
- Hat Fitz & Cara Robinson in De Barra's (Clonakilty)
- Jerry Dammers (The Specials) in The Crane Lane Theatre (10.30pm)





Festivals incoming:
Liss Ard (Skibbereen) with Chic, Toots & The Maytals, Paul Buchanan and more August 4th-5th

Indiependence (Mitchelsown) with Feeder, British Sea Power, Squarehead and more Aug 3rd-5th