by / June 6th, 2008 /

Showtime June 6 – 12

Radiohead LiveRadiohead – June 6th & 7th – Malahide Castle, Dublin
You either love -em or dare to think they’re a little overrated, but mosey down to Malahide Castle to catch Radiohead and Bat for Lashes who will provide support on the night.

Jape, Great Lakes – June 6th – Rosín Dubh, Galway
Eccentric, electro-rocker Jape heads to Galway to promote his new album -Ritual’ released June 9th.

Lisa Hannigan – June 6th- Cyprus Avenue, Cork
After parting ways with Ricer in 2007, Hannigan promises charming solo performances in Cork.

Future Kings Of Spain – June 7th – The Village, Dublin
Generous indie rock band, FKOS play another charity gig. This time it’s in aid of the Special Olympics. Head along to the Village. Go on’¦it’s for charity’¦

Rufus Wainwright – June 7th – Cork Opera House
Hard-working Rufus heads to Cork Opera House this coming Saturday as part of his extensive European tour.

Mary Stokes Band – June 8th – Bruxelles, Dublin
Mary Stokes Band is not to be missed if you’re a blues fan. Mary Stokes was recently dubbed ‘Ireland’s premier blues singer’ – State wasn’t sure Ireland had a deep pool of blue’s singers to choose from but apparently State has been proven wrong’¦

The Stories – June 8th – Auntie Annie’s, Antrim
The Swansea sextet, The Stories, arrive at Antrim’s Auntie Annie’s on June 8th after a string of support gigs for Elton John, Katie Melua and Joe Cocker.

Morcheeba – June 11th – Spring & Airbrake, Belfast
Mixing pop, trip hop, rock and Rythm and blues, Morcheeba head to Belfast on the 11th June.

Lykke Li – June 12th – Sugar Club, Dublin
Swedish singer-song-writer, Likke Li, plays the intimate venue on Thursday, June 12th.

Stiff Little Fingers – June 12th – Nerve Centre, Derry
Originally formed in 1977, Still Little Fingers are still going strong. Catch them at the Nerve Centre, Derry on June 12th.

The Script – June 12th – Whelan’s, Dublin
Due to release their debut album in August after the success of their first single -We Cry’, the Irish trio play Whelan’s next Thursday.