Weekly Cork Gig Guide: 24th-30th June 2014

Midlake (Tuesday)
The Pixies (Monday 30th)
This week in Cork: Robert Plant, Pixies, Midlake, The Shaker Hymn, Tinariwen, Paddy Hanna and more..

From big boomers in the tent to itty bitty intimate café sessions, the next 7 days in Cork is plentiful and talent packed so excuse me if I race through this week's preview. There's not much chatter to natter about when it comes to those taking to the Marquee with the big names taking care of themselves: Elbow (Tuesday), a revitalised Robert Plant (Wednesday), and a Kim Deal-less Pixies (Monday 30th) all come to Cork between now and Monday next.

Feeling spoiled for choice yet? Well there's also sand-rock sensations Tinariwen who take to the Opera House on Saturday evening, rejigged and refocused Texan sixsome Midlake in Cyprus Avenue later tonight, the wonderfully subtle sounds of Idiot Songs in Gulpd on Wednesday, revamped Bad Pets Hags in The Pavilion Bar Thursday evening and a whole weekend of noise in Cork Community Print Shop for their very first Summer weekender featuring Hands Up Who Wants To Die, Black Spring, Magneto and more. Details for the latter here. Or else there's the World Cup...

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


Tuesday, 24th June 
- Midlake in Cyprus Avenue
- Elbow in The Marquee

Wednesday, 25th June 
- Idiot Songs and Andy Wilson in Gulpd
- Robert Plant in The Marquee

Thursday, 26th June 
- Rocking For Lilly: Audible Joes, The Japans, Popplegangers, Aaron O Shaughnessy and Stephen Manning Jr. in Cyprus Avenue
- Sophie Cooper and Rory Francis O'Brien in Gulpd
- Hags and Catacombs in The Pavilion Bar

Friday, 27th June 
- Black Spring and mvestle in Cork Community Print Shop
- Little Matador in Cyprus Avenue

Saturday, 28th June 
- Hands Up Who Wants To Die, Magneto and Ealadha in Cork Community Print Shop
- Foundation: Anthony Jackson, Raphael Christian, Hope Bello and more (3pm) in 12 Marlborough Street
- Tinariwen in Cork Opera House
- Album launch: The Shaker Hymn in The Pavilion
- Pierre Bensusan in Triskel Christchurch (8pm)

Sunday, 29th June 
- Paddy Hanna and Hags (11.30pm) in The Crane Lane Theatre

Monday, 30th June 
- Crow Black Chicken (11.30pm) in The Crane Lane Theatre
- Pixies in The Marquee

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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