Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Cork Gig Guide: 13th-19th June



This week in Cork: The Wedding Present, Transmission Club, Live at the Marquee & more...
David Gedge's The Wedding Present take to Cyprus Avenue on Sunday night as part of the 30th anniversary celebrations of their 1987 critically acclaimed début: George Best. Ranked by NME as one the 500 best albums of all time, George Best will be played in its entirety from start to finish.


Indie-rock sextet Transmission Club unveiled a new video for new track Taking Off (Blackhole) recently and will launch the single officially down in De Barra's on Thursday night. For those who can't make it out west, TC will play an instore at Musiczone in Douglas on Saturday afternoon. Live at the Marquee season also rumbles on with Jenny Greene & The RTE Concert Orchestra taking over the big top on Saturday and Sunday night.

Update:
Following Monday's announcement expect a raft of rockin' shows on Tobin Street starting with Oose who play Gulpd Cafe on Sunday night.

Also going down around town this week:
  • Performance, talks and music with Zolala 9 in Siopa Gan Ainm (Wednesday)
  • Andy Irvine at Sirius Arts Centre (Friday)
  • Richard Navarro in Crane Lane (Saturday)
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 13th June
- The Prairie Jaywalkers, Coughlan’s, 9pm, FREE
- Fallen Lights, Crane Lane, 11.50pm, FREE
- Acoustic Session, De Barra’s (Clonakilty), 9.30pm, FREE

Wednesday 14th June
Zolala 9: music from Queef, Siopa Gan Ainm, 7pm,

Thursday 15th June
- Jawbone, Charlie’s Bar, 9.30pm, FREE
- The Midnight Rambles, Oliver Plunkett, 11.59pm, FREE

Friday 16th June
- UnderCurrent, The Poor Relation, 9pm, €5
The Burma, Coughlan’s, 9pm, €5
Classics in the Park: Marja Gaynor, Fitzgerald Park, 6pm, FREE
- Transmission Club - single launch, DeBarras (Clonakilty), 9pm, FREE
- John Spillane, Levis' (Ballydehob), 8pm, €10
Andy Irvine, Sirius Arts Centre (Cobh), 8pm, €20
Mick Flannery, Connolly’s (Leap), 8pm, €22


Saturday 17th June
- Jenny Greene & The RTE Concert Orchestra, Live at the Marquee, 8pm, €49.50
Fish Go Deep, Cyprus Avenue, 11pm, €10
Urban Mysteries w/ Ian Wilson, Johnnie Lawson & Cathal Roche, Triskel Christchurch, 8pm €15
- Hot Guitars, Coughlan’s, 10pm, FREE
- Richard Navarro, Crane Lane, 9pm, FREE
- Tír na nÓg, Connolly’s (Leap), 8pm, €10
- Transmission Club, Musiczone (Douglas), 1pm, FREE


Sunday 18th June
- Jenny Greene & The RTE Concert Orchestra, Live at the Marquee, 8pm, €49.50
Wedding Present, Cyprus Avenue, 8pm, €20
- Oose and Gym, Gulpd Cafe, 8pm, €5
Jazz Afternoon Session w/ Matthew Hart, Connolly’s (Leap), 4pm, €15

Monday 19th June
- The Americhanics, Coughlan’s, 9pm, FREE
- Fire & Water, Crane Lane, 11.30pm, 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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