Capital Capers and Elsewhere Escapades (August 22nd-August 28th)

Jogging - 'Take Courage' launch in Whelan's Saturday

It's all about Jogging this week as the post-hardcore princes unleash Take Courage, the follow up to the much lauded 2010 release Minutes, on the public's earholes. Pre-order/download the new record via bandcamp here.



Wednesday, August 22nd
- Rockumentary presents Stop Making Sense Odessa Club (Film)
- The Black Keys and Band of Skulls in The O2




Thursday, August 23rd
- Maverick Sabre in The Academy
- Cafe Irlandaise in The Grand Social
- Kasabian, Noel Gallagher and The Cribs at Marley Park
- Odessa Sessions present: Jamie Lawson in the Odessa Club
- Tallships festival featuring Cathy Davey, Foreign Slippers, Foy Vance and more on the Bulmers Live Music Dock
- Junior Spesh: Spies, Girl Band and more in Twisted Pepper
- Benny Smiles at The Workman's Club
- Santigold in the Button Factory




Friday, August 24th
- The Hard Ground in Bewley's Theatre
- West Cork Ukulele Orchestra in the Button Factory
- David Guetta, Example, Benny Benassi, Rizzle Kicks and more at Marley Park
- Tallships festival featuring Ash, The Lost Brothers and more on the Bulmers Live Music Dock
- Scribble: Loudmouth Collective in Twisted Pepper
- Croupier in Whelan's
- Pia Dunne & The Eleusisans in Whelan's (Upstairs)
- Orquesta in The Grand Social




Saturday, August 25th
- Van Morrison, Tom Jones and more at Marley Park
- Tallships festival featuring Therapy?, Frank & Walters, The Undertones and more on the Bulmers Live Music Dock
- Champagne Animal at The Workman's Club
- BarryGruff Presents: Our Krypton Son, Connor Mason and The P Affection in Twisted Pepper




- Jogging (album launch), Elk and Guilty Optics in Whelan's
- Psychonavigation Records 12th Birthday in Whelan's (Upstairs)




Sunday, August 26th
- Rubyworks 10 Year Celebration w/ Rodrigo y Gabriela, Wallis Bird and more in the Olympia Theatre
- Tallships festival featuring Dublin Gospel Choir and more on the Bulmers Live Music Dock


Monday, August 27th
- Rubyworks 10th Anniversary with Deap Vally, Fight Like Apes, The Minutes and more in Whelan's



Tuesday, August 28th
- Bruce Cockburn in the Button Factory
- Ruby Sessions in Doyle's
- The Grank Folk Club with Johnny Moynihan (Planxty) in The Grand Social
- Dave Murphy & Friends in Whelan's




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