Cork Gig Guide (1st July - 7th July)

So long wonderful June, hello beautiful July...

Despite losing half a dozen members over the years, Cuban legends the essence of Buena Vista Social Club is still alive and kicking. Touring the world as Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club, the thirteen-strong salsa sensations open July on Leeside with a shimmy and a bang on Emmet Place. Tickets are still available from the Cork Opera House box office.

Also going down around town this week:

Thursday: Celebrate the 4th July with Virginian guitar guru Daniel Bachman in Gulpd Café.

Monday, 1st July 
- Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club in Cork Opera House
- Sting in The Marquee

Tuesday, 2nd July 
- Songwriter Sessions with Paula Gomez in L'Attitude 51
- Jazz Improv in The Crane Lane Theatre (9pm)
- The Niall McCabe Band in The Crane Lane Theatre (11.30pm)
- Fred's Open Mic: in Fred Zeppelin's

  Wednesday, 3rd July 
- Fireside Sessions in Bradley's of Barrack Street
- Waking Up Sunday in The Crane Lane Theatre (11.30pm)
- Sundown Sessions in The Raven
- Jazz Fusion in The Roundy
- Sitting Room Session: in De Barra's (Clonakilty)

Thursday, 4th July 
- Rooftop gig: The Art Crimes Band in The Bowery
- Goldfish Syndrome, Momma Robertson, Yearning Curve, Audible Joes and NewGrange in Bradley's of Barrack Street
- This Club in The Crane Lane Theatre (11.30pm)
- Daniel Bachman and Gary Meyler in Gulpd Café (Triskel Arts Centre)
- Brutality Will Prevail in The Kino (6.30pm - all ages)
- Le Galaxie (DJ set) in The Pavilion
- Bell X1, Le Galaxie and The Altered Hours in The Marquee
- Pulses of Tradition in Triskel Christchurch
- John Spillane in De Barra's (Clonakilty)

Friday, 5th July 
- Kort Door de Bocht, Found on the Floor and Amp in Bradley's of Barrack Street
- Castero (album launch) in Fred Zeppelin's
- The Boomtown Rats in The Marquee
- Aware Charity gig: Jetson & The Diabetics in The Roundy
- Pulses of Tradition in Triskel Christchurch
- The Latchikos in De Barra's (Clonakilty)

Saturday, 6th July
- Art for the Blind all-dayer: Slomatics, Comply Or Die, Ommadon, Wild Rocket, Siorai Geimhreadh and Kawtiks in Bradley's of Barrack Street (6pm)
- Appian Way and Audible Joes in Fred Zeppelins
- I Draw Slow in The Pavilion
- Kinsale Arts Festival: Pádraig Rynne, Sylvain Barou & Dónal Lunny in Acton's Hotel (Kinsale)

Sunday, 7th July 
- Niamh Dunne in Coughlan's
- Protobaby and Nexo Shape in The Crane Lane Theatre (9pm)
- Ghost Mice in Fred Zeppelin's
- David Nelligan (solo) in Gallagher's
- Jim Murray & Seamus Begley in De Barra's (Clonakilty)
- Kinsale Arts Festival: The Good Rain (5.45pm), Sinéad White (4.45pm), My Fellow Sponges (3.45pm) and The Reverse (1.45pm) on Short Quay (Kinsale)
- The Vintage Session: Bean Dolan (Jukebox Gypsy) & guests in The Mariner (Bantry)

If I have forgotten a show or listed a gig incorrectly feel free to let me know! Please make sure to confirm gig details with the official site in advance.

- For more gigs and dates see the overall gig guide here

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