Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Weekly Cork Gig Guide: 21st-27th April 2015

Jet Setter (Thursday)
This week in Cork: Jet Setter, This Other Kingdom, The Altered Hours, The Young Folk, Jan Jelinek and more.

The Record Store Day celebrations may be shelved for another year but the shops themselves are still standing so try and remember to swing by during the week to have a more comfortable browse now that the crazy crowds have calmed. Back on the gig circuit, it's business as usual with indie rock the order of the week.

On Thursday, Dublin band Jet Setter return to a city that is fast becoming their second home at this rate with what should be a sweaty one in Coughlan's if this heat keeps up. Local lads Partisan Crowds also play on the night. Jumping forward to Saturday it's the first Triskel TDC show in quite some time as Alliance Promotions gather another rocking indie bill featuring This Other Kingdom, The Dijon Babes and Sex Beasts in the Triskel Arts Centre's side auditorium.

Elsewhere, it's loops and electronics courtesy of Germany's Jan Jelinek in Black Mariah ( upstairs in Triskel) on Thursday evening and psych-sorcerers The Altered Hours are out west on Friday for a show in Clonakilty's legendary De Barra's.


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 three weeks see below.

Day-by-day
Tuesday, 21st April 
- Jimmy McCarthy in Coughlan's
- Jaywalkers (11.30pm) in The Crane Lane Theatre

Wednesday, 22nd April 
- Love Street (11.30pm) in The Crane Lane Theatre

Thursday, 23rd April 
- Orchestral Society: RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra – Mysterious Melodies in City Hall
- Jet Setter and Partisan Crowds in Coughlan's
- Skazz (11.30pm) in The Crane Lane Theatre
- The Academic in Cyprus Avenue
- Annie Bloch in The Roundy
- Jan Jelinek and Trace in Black Mariah (Triskel)
- Paul Tiernan in De Barra's (Clonakilty)

Friday, 24th April 
- Jinx Lennon in Bradley's of Barrack Street
- The Shed (8pm) in The Crane Lane Theatre
- The Young Folk in Cyprus Avenue
- The Altered Hours in De Barra's (Clonakilty)
- Paul Tiernan in Sirius Arts Centre (Cobh)
- The Good Rain in The Spaniard (Kinsale)


Saturday, 25th April
- Smells Like Nirvana: Paradox and Screenreader (8pm) in The Crane Lane Theatre
- Neil Landstrumm in Cyprus Avenue
- Nonomino - Electronic Difference and Otherness in The Friary
- This Other Kingdom, Sex Beasts and The Dijon Babes in Triskel TDC
- Mick Flannery (solo) in De Barra's (Clonakilty)



Sunday, 26th April
- Paul Dunlea Big Band in Cork Opera House
- Crow Black Chicken (11.30pm) in The Crane Lane Theatre
- Brett Newski in De Barra's (Clonakilty)
- Paul Tiernan in Grove House (Schull)

Monday, 27th April
- Monday Session in Coughlan's
- Drea (11.30pm) 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.

Coming in 2015:
2nd May - Sinead O'Connor in Cork Opera House
3rd May - Fractured Air present: Colleen and Caoimhín Ó'Raghallaigh in Cork Opera House
16th June - Beck Live at the Marquee
17th June - Mogwai in Cork Opera House
13th July - St. Vincent in Cork Opera House

- For more gigs and dates see the overall gig guide here
- For those more interested in independent cinema visit the Triskel cinema listings here

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