Weekly Cork Gig Guide: 6th-11th August 2013

30 years of De Barra's live
Legendary Clon venue to have a hell of a hooley...

West Cork's pride and joy welcomes back past visitors new and old this month as De Barra's celebrates 30 years in the live music game. Jape (Saturday), Armoured Bear (Thursday), Fred (Friday) and legendary English folkie Roy Harper (Sunday) all head west to continue a month of musical celebration in one of the world's most famous folk spots. Tickets are available from the venue itself or online here.

Also going down around town this week:

Sunday: Closer to Grand Parade, N'Orleans indie pop duo Generationals are the big pull with Ted Joyner and Grant Widmer teaming up with Leeside's The Shaker Hymn for a free show downstairs in The Pavilion.

Tuesday, 6th August 
- Songwriter Sessions with Paula Gomez in L'Attitude 51
- Jazz Improv in The Crane Lane Theatre (9pm)
- Race The Flux and Ka Tet in The Crane Lane Theatre (11.30pm)

  Wednesday, 7th August 
- Fireside Sessions: Clodagh Murphy, Tiz McNamara and Ben Hudson in Bradley's of Barrack Street
- The Wishing Well in The Crane Lane Theatre (11.30pm)
- Txutxukan in The Pavilion
- Sundown Sessions in The Raven
- Jazz Fusion Night in The Roundy
- Sitting Room Session: in De Barra's (Clonakilty)

Thursday, 8th August 
- Sacred Harp Singers in Camden Palace Hotel (7pm)
- Lee Delta Blues Club: in The Corner House
- EP launch: Inhale The Fall in The Crane Lane Theatre (8.30pm)
- Alabama 3 in Cyprus Avenue
- Pulses of Tradition in Triskel Christchurch
- Armoured Bear in De Barra's (Clonakilty)

Friday, 9th August 
- Yearning Curve EP launch in Coughlan's
- Pulses of Tradition in Triskel Christchurch
- Fred in De Barra's (Clonakilty)
- The Vincent(s) in Pine Lodge (Myrtleville)

Saturday, 10th August
- Into The Light - a 12hr improvised Afro/Brazilian performance in Camden Palace Hotel (10am-8pm)
- Vegans in Furs in Bru
- Mystery Guest Stars in Charlie's
- Drop-D presents: The Menzingers and Tigers Jaw in The Crane Lane Theatre (8pm)
- Lowlek in Cyprus Avenue
- Better Than Nothing in Fred Zeppelin's
- Jape in De Barra's (Clonakilty)

Sunday, 11th August 
- Chris Woods & Justin Dowling in Coughlan's
- Tarantella Fall in The Crane Lane Theatre (11.30pm)
- Generationals and The Shaker Hymn in The Pavilion Bar
- Roy Harper in De Barra's (Clonakilty)
- Generationals in Pine Lodge (Myrtleville - afternoon show)

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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