by / September 19th, 2013 /

Showtime: State’s gigs of the week, 23rd-29th September

The Magic Numbers | Róisín Dubh, Galway (9pm, 23rd September)/Empire, Belfast (8pm, 25th September) | €17.35/£16

Harmonious siblings and band play two more Irish dates.

RM Hubbert | Workman’s Club, Dublin (8pm, 24th September) | €8

Scottish folk artist. You can call him Hubby.

Barry Gibb | O2, Dublin (6:30pm, 25th September) | €69.50-395

The last Bee Gee standing.

Bondax | Button Factory, Dublin (11pm, 25th September) €15

Teenaged electronic duo from across the water.

Arthur’s Day | Various venues, nationwide (26th September)

Bobby Womack, Biffy Clyro and Janelle Monáe are among this year’s headliners.

Moustache Latte | Bernard Shaw, Dublin (8pm, 26th September) | Free

Neo-soul and R&B in a nice pub.

Stephen Kellogg | Black Box, Belfast (8pm, 26th September) | £15

American rocker stops in Belfast on UK tour.

Cashmere Cat | Twisted Pepper, Dublin (10:30pm, 26th September) €9.50

Norwegian electronic star starts making waves.

This Is How We Fly | Button Factory, Dublin (7:30pm, 27th September) | €15

Album launch as part of the Bottlenote Festival.

Croupier | Whelan’s, Dublin (8pm, 27th September) | €10-15

Rescheduled EP launch for the Wicklow instrumental rock band.

Wallis Bird | Coughlan’s, Cork (8pm, 27th September) | SOLD OUT

Wexford songstress returns to Cork.

Wire | Workman’s Club, Dublin (8pm, 27th September) | €18.50

Post-punk icons.

Dublin Afrobeat Ensemble | Whelan’s, Dublin (8pm, 28th September) | €10

Does what it says on the tin.

Walking on Cars | Cyprus Avenue, Cork (8pm, 28th September) | €11.75

Much-hyped indie yoovz.

The Holy Sparks!!!, Glimmermen, Slackers Symphony | Siteation, Dublin (8:30pm, 28th September) | €8

Guitar-based triple bill at the new-ish D7 venue. BYOB.

Marcel Fengler, Greg Wilson | Twisted Pepper, Dublin (10pm, 28th September) | €13-15

Gloomy electro and dance for nocturnal among you.

The 2 Bears | Button Factory (11pm, 28th September) | €12-15

Joe Goddard’s fun-loving Greco-Roman side project.

Laura Marling | Olympia, Dublin (7pm, 29th September) | €29-32

The prescient singer-songwriter brings I Was an Eagle to the capital.

Moon Duo | Workman’s Club, Dublin (8pm, 29th September) | €13

San Fran indie two-piece, very much of this world.