Weekly Cork Gig Guide: 8th-14th April 2014

The Space Lady (TDC)
Kurt Vile (The Pavilion)
This week in Cork: Kurt Vile, Yawning Chasm, The Lost Brothers, The Space Lady and more..

Cosmic folk cowboy Kurt Vile spins into Carey's Lane tomorrow evening for a solo show which seemed to take forever to come around. Fifth studio long player Wakin' On A Pretty Haze turned up grinning at #3 on this year's Top 50 list so it's a real treat to have a chance to see the Philly man in The Pavilion on Wednesday night. If 2011's EOTR spectacle was anything to go by, expect very dirty acoustic guitar.




Highlights are a dime-a-dozen this week with some excellent shows, big and small planned between now and Monday night on Leeside. Those not digging the king of the Violators' vibe should mosey on in to Cyprus Avenue for some rowdy americana courtesy of Chicago/Montreal's Birds of Chicago, also on Wednesday evening. (moved to May 9th).

It's more about the beats on the following night with Adultrock dropping into The Pavilion Bar for the always rocking, always fun Floating Joints IX.

London pop punks Palma violets visit Cyprus Avenue to launch the weekend with an enthusiastic bang while the onus is on homegrown rock on Barrack Street with both Terriers and Guilty Optics teaming up to take on Mr. Bradley's.

Those fine Fractured Air fellas have cooked up something special for Saturday in the TDC with the Carry brothers hosting the Cork leg of The Space Lady's first ever European tour. For all the details, simply click here. Check in later in the week for a track-by-track with Susan Dietrich herself. Saturday's a bit silly for the number of good gigs a-happenin' about town as harmony heads The Lost Brothers return to Coughlan's and Galwegian rural rockers Oh Boland play The Crane Lane Theatre.

To top it all off Cork Community Print Shop return for Second Sundays with the latest afternoon adventure including a set by the incredible Yawning Chasm who last visited Leeside for only the third ever The G-Man Presents... session. GO.

Also going down around town this week:
For a day-by-day breakdown of gigs taking place in both Cork city and county over the next seven days see below.

For those more interested in independent cinema visit the Triskel cinema listings here

Day-by-day
Tuesday, 8th April
- Jazz Improv (9pm), The Followers of Otis (11.30pm) in The Crane Lane Theatre
- CIT Battle of the Bands in Cyprus Avenue


Wednesday, 9th April
- The Lowdown Sessions in Bradley's of Barrack Street
- Kurt Vile and Pall Jenkins in The Pavilion
- The Cosy Club in Sin É
- Sitting Room Session: Simon MacHale and Clare Sands in De Barra's (Clonakilty)




Thursday, 10th April
- Playground of Dreamss: Five Will Die, Wasted Space and more in Bradley's of Barrack Street
- Mark Geary and Cormac O'Caoimh in Coughlan's
- Tiz McNamara in Cyprus Avenue
- Floating Joints IX: Adultrock in The Pavilion Bar
- Tansy Greenlee and Michael Prendiville) in The Roundy
- Julie Feeney in De Barra's (Clonakilty)




Friday, 11th April
- Guilty Optics and Terriers in Bradley's of Barrack Street
- Factory Acts and Carried By Waves (9pm) in The Crane Lane Theatre
- Palma Violets in Cyprus Avenue
- Colaiste Stiofain Naofa Final Showcase: in Firkin Crane
- Blawan in The Pavilion
- Ian Whitty & The Exchange) in The Roundy
- Declan O'Rourke in Triskel Christchurch (8pm)
- Gangs in De Barra's (Clonakilty)



Saturday, 12th April
- Lost Paradise in Bradley's of Barrack Street
- The Lost Brothers in Coughlan's
- Oh Boland and Me & My Dog (8.30pm) in The Crane Lane Theatre
- CSM Showcase in The Pavilion (2pm)
- The Four of Us in Triskel Christchurch (8pm)
- The Space Lady in Triskel TDC (8pm)
- Kurt Cobain Tribute featuring: Paradox, Screenreader and more in The Mariner (Bantry)




Sunday, 13th April
- Tumbleweed Sessions (6.30pm) in L'Attitude 51
- Second Sundays Yawning Chasm and Msea (2pm) in Cork Community Print Shop
- Sunday Session (6pm) in The Roundy



Monday, 14th April
- Monday Night Music Club in Coughlan's
- Joey Ryan & Band in The Crane Lane Theatre


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.

Upcoming G-Man Presents shows:

7th June - Angel Olsen in Triskel Christchurch Buy tickets here

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

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