Cork Gig Guide: 18th-24th April

Ryley Walker (Gulpd, Tues/De Barras, Wed)
This week in Cork: Ryley Walker, Brigid Mae Power, The Bonk, Shawn James, Joey Dosik, We Cut Corners & more...
Ryley Walker's full band show in Coughlan's was completely sold out as we went to press/post for last week's Cork gig guide and the same can now be said for tonight's Gulpd which will feature a solo performance from very special guest Brigid Mae Power. Brigid's new LP, The Ones You Keep Close, a collection of old/not-so-new re-recorded tracks released as a limited run on Oscarson, might be available on the night, assuming there are some left! For those who didn't manage to get tickets for the Cork City shows, make sure and head to De Barra's on Wednesday evening where Ryley will be playing a full band show.

Another Chicagoan takes to Coughlan's on Tuesday evening as soul-folk singer Shawn James makes his bow in the Douglas Street venue whilst soul of a more polished kind comes in the form of of L.A. pianist Joey Dosik in Cyprus Avenue on Wednesday night. 70's rock-stompers The Bonk, led by Phil Christie of O Emperor, take a spin down to Leap on Wednesday before playing a cosy show with Patrick Freeman in Coughlan's on Thursday night.

The weekend belongs to Choice Music Prize-nominated duo We Cut Corners who play Cyprus Avenue (Saturday) and Brooklyn proto-punks Frankie Sunswept and Moselle Spiller, aka Crushed Out, who visit Crane Lane (Sunday).

Also going down around town this week:
  • Dijon Babes & Slyrydes in Crane Lane (Thursday)
  • The Vincent(s) in Cyprus Avenue (Friday)
  • Kalikah's album launch in Firkin Crane (Sunday)
For a day-by-day breakdown of gigs taking place in both Cork city and county over the next three weeks see below.


Tuesday 18th April
- The G-Man presents...Ryley Walker (solo) & Brigid Mae Power, Gulpd, 8pm, €10
- Shawn James, Coughlan’s, 9pm, €10

Wednesday 19th April
- Joey Dosik, Cyprus Avenue, 8pm, €15
- Ryley Walker & Band with Brigid Mae Power, De Barra’s (Clonakilty). 9pm, €14
- The Bonk, Connolly’s (Leap). 8.30pm, €10

Thursday 20th April
- The Bonk and Patrick Freeman, Coughlan’s, 9pm, €10
- Dijon Babes & Slyrydes, Crane Lane, 11.59pm, FREE
- Blaming Hannah, Cyprus Avenue. 8pm, €8

Friday 21st April
- The Vincent(s), Cyprus Avenue, 8pm, €8
- Niall McCabe Band, Coughlan’s, 9pm, €10
- Earlsfort Brass, Curtis Auditorium, Cork School of Music, 8pm, €5-€20
- Declan Sinnott with Vickie Keating, Sirius Arts Centre (Cobh), 8pm, €16
- Hermitage Green, Ballymaloe Grainstore, 8pm, €25

Saturday 22nd April
- We Cut Corners, Cyprus Avenue, 8pm, €12.50
- Deep Sky Objects, Brú Bar, 9.30pm, FREE
- Bean, Levis' (Ballydehob),  8pm, Pass The Hat

Sunday 23rd April
- Crushed Out, Crane Lane, 11.50pm, FREE
- Aine Cahill, Cyprus Avenue, 8pm, €10
- Brewhouse Jazz, Franciscan Well, 6.30pm, FREE
- Kalikah, Firkin Crane, 8pm, FREE
- Vespertine Quintet, De Barra’s (Clonakilty), 7.30pm, €10

Monday 24th April
- The Americhanics, Coughlan’s, 9pm, FREE
- Full Moon Club, The Abbey Tavern, 9.30pm, FREE
- Ó Bhéal – Poetry, Films & Open Mic, The Long Valley, 9.30pm, FREE

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

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