by / July 22nd, 2013 /

Showtime: State’s gigs of the week, 22nd-28th July

Lee Fields & the Expressions | Sugar Club, Dublin (7:30pm, 24th July) | €25.40

Very smooth soul to get you over the midweek hump.

Ash | Leopardstown Racecourse, Dublin (4:30pm, 25th July) | €17.65

Tim Wheeler and company continue to play like they’re 17.

BeauSoleil | Whelan’s, Dublin (8pm, 25th July) | €20

Cajun fiddle group bring Bluegrass to Whelan’s.

The Stunning & Julie Feeney | O2, Dublin (8pm, 26th July) | €5

Something to do with a new RTÉ reality show; but hey, Julie Feeney in the O2, everyone.

Halves | Cyprus Avenue, Cork (9pm, 26th July) | €9.30

The Boa Howl launch continues…

Pinch | Twisted Pepper, Dublin (10:30pm, 26th July) | €10-12

Mr Devitt, Standard Crew, Flush and Mode & DJs fill out the line-up.

Bruce Springsteen & the E-Street Band | Nowlan Park, Kilkenny (1pm, 27th and 28th July)

Bruce takes over Cat country for the weekend. Springsteen & I is also out this week if you can’t get a ticket.

Ennio Morricone | IMMA, Dublin (4pm, 27th and 28th July) | €79.50

The sound of spaghetti westerns in Kilmainham.

Shed | Twisted Pepper, Dublin (10pm, 26th July) | €10-14

The German producer makes his way to the Pepper for a night with Pogo.

Azari & III | Button Factory, Dublin (11pm, 27th July) | €12

The Canadian house maestros are on for a DJ set at the Curved St venue.

Festivals

Galway Arts Festival | Various venues, Galway (22nd-28th July)

Glen Hansard, Imelda May and more bring the festival to a close.