by / February 3rd, 2014 /

Showtime: State’s gigs of the week, 3rd-9th February

BELFAST

Tuesday

The Deep Dark Woods | 8pm, McHugh’s | £9.50 | Laid back country-rock.

Thursday

Cymbals, Documenta | 8pm, Limelight | £5 | Fun London dance-pop with a retro, anthemic bent.

Saturday

Little Comets | 7pm, Limelight 2 | £13 | Geordie indie-pop.

CORK

Friday

Patrick Freeman | 9pm, Coughlan’s | €10 | Launching his solid Perfect Fit EP.

Saturday

Cymbals | 8pm, Cyprus Avenue | €10 | Fun London dance-pop with a retro, anthemic bent.

DERRY

Thursday

Annie Mac, Ryan Vail | 10pm, Sandinos | FREE | A treat for Other Voices early birds.

Friday

Bell X1, Foy Vance, Public Service Broadcasting, Colm Mac Con Iomaire | 7:30pm, Glassworks | FREE but ticketed | Other Voices Derry kicks off, plus full Music Trail featuring Robyn G Shiels, CPNHGN and more.

Saturday

Little Matador, the Amazing Snakeheads, Walking on Cars | 7:30pm, Glassworks | FREE but ticketed | Other Voices Derry continues, plus full Music Trail featuring Overhead, the Albatross and Bouts.

Sunday

The Gloaming, Poliça, East India Company, George Ezra | 7:30pm, Glassworks | FREE but ticketed | Other Voices Derry ends, plus full Music Trail featuring Little Bear, Spies and Go Wolf.

DUBLIN

Tuesday

Sepultura | 7pm, Academy | €25 | Brazilian heavy metal.
Foals | 7:30pm, Olympia | €25.90 | The band also DJ at Twisted Pepper on Wednesday.

James Vincent McMorrow | 8:30pm, National Concert Hall | SOLD OUT | Dublin is and always will be Post Tropical.

Wednesday

The Deep Dark Woods | 8pm, Whelan’s | €13 | Laid back country-rock.
James Vincent McMorrow | 8:30pm, National Concert Hall | SOLD OUT | Dublin is and always will be Post Tropical.

Thursday

James Vincent McMorrow | 8:30pm, National Concert Hall | SOLD OUT | Dublin is and always will be Post Tropical.
Foxglove | 8pm, Upstairs in Whelan’s | €10 | EP launch for the songstress.

Friday

Cymbals | 8pm, Workman’s Club | €12 | Fun London dance-pop with a retro, anthemic bent.
Samuel Vas-y | 8pm, Grand Social | TBD | Unmelancholy singer-songwriter’s album launch.
Lapalux | 10pm, Twisted Pepper | €8-10 | Smooth, mournful electronic slow jams.
Tiga | 11pm, Button Factory | The Sex Whiz of Sonic Parkour, self-described.
Farley Jackmaster Funk | 11pm, Sugar Club | €10 | The king of Chicago house.

Saturday

Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeroes | 7:30pm, Olympia | €26.50 | Alex Ebert and his good-time Americana troupe.
Pharaohe Monch | 7:30pm, Sugar Club | €19 | Cerebral NYC rapper.
Girl Band | 8pm, Whelan’s | €10 | Launching ‘Lawman’ when it’s already made a sizeable impact.
Talkboy, Beach, Blades Club | 8pm, Mercantile | FREE | The second of our Faces of 2014 gigs. The first one was pretty great.

Kassem Mosse & Maayam Nidam | 10pm, Twisted Pepper | €13-15 | DJs to make the Saturday to Sunday transition go smoothly
Psychemagik | 11pm, Button Factory | €7/12 | Disco remixers have a Hidden Agenda.

Sunday

Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeroes | 7:30pm, Olympia | €26.50 | Alex Ebert and his good-time Americana troupe.
Little Comets | 7:30pm, Academy 2 | €13 | Geordie indie-pop.
Moderat | 7:30pm, Vicar St | €26 | German electronic trio bumped up to a roomier venue.

GALWAY

Tuesday

Little Matador | 8pm, Róisín Dubh | FREE | Snow Patrol man lets loose with his rock side project.