by / March 10th, 2014 /

Showtime: State’s gigs of the week, 10th-16th March

BELFAST

Friday

Stiff Little Fingers | 7pm, Ulster Hall | £22.50-24.50 | NI punk veterans.

Saturday

Kodaline | 7:30pm, Ulster Hall | £18 | Anthemic indie boys.

CORK

Thursday

2manydjs | 8pm, Cork Opera House | Soulwax, party division.

Grave Lanterns | 11pm, Pavilion | FREE | Free grunge for your Thursday night.

Friday

Little Green Cars | 8pm, Cork Opera House | €20 | The harmonising Dublin youths kick off their 2014.
CPNHGN | 9pm, Cyprus Avenue | €7 | Inhale, Exhale band have a complicated relationship with Denmark probably.

Saturday

The Vincent(s) | 8:30pm, Pavilion | FREE | Groggy, sleazy Corkonian rock.

Neon Atlas | 9pm, Cyprus Avenue | €5 | Slick power pop.

DUBLIN

Monday

Foxes | 7pm, Academy 2 | €11.75 | London pop ingénue has already won a Grammy.
Haim | 7:30pm, Olympia | SOLD OUT | The pop-rock sisters of choice.

Tuesday

Beyoncé | 8pm, O2 | €76-94 | Beyoncé shows will soon be an Olympic sport.

Wednesday

Metronomy | 7:30pm, Olympia | €22 | Joe Mount shows off his Love Letters.

Beyoncé | 8pm, O2 | €76-94 | Beyoncé shows will soon be an Olympic sport.
Edisons | 8pm, Whelan’s | €12 | Album launch for Fran King and Peter Hagan.

Thursday

Stiff Little Fingers | 7pm, Academy | €22.10 | NI punk veterans.
PAWS | 7:30pm, Workman’s Club | €9 | Bratty Glaswegian garage rock.
Tube and Berger | 11pm, Button Factory | €12 | Comedy double act or German deep house duo? You decide.

Friday

RSAG | 7:30pm, Button Factory | FREE but ticketed | Jeremy Hickey invites you to the filming of his latest performance.

Saturday

Workman’s Club Paddy’s Weekender | 5pm, Workman’s Club | FREE | Squarehead, Other Creatures, Jetsetter, Beach, Galants and Ad Asteris.
Vann Music, Otherkin | 7:30pm, Button Factory | €10 | Paddy’s Day weekend at Button Factory includes a host of local bands.
No Spill Blood | 7:30pm, Whelan’s | €10 | Hard synth-rocking Dubliners.
Gregory Porter | 7:30pm, Sugar Club | €33 | Rotund soul man.
Stanley Brinks & the Wave Pictures | 8pm, Upstairs in Whelan’s | €10 | The latest off the Popical Island bockety pop line.
tINI | 10pm, Twisted Pepper | €13-15 | Ibiza mainstay.

Sunday

Greenhouse – St. Patrick’s Weekend | 2pm, Temple Bar | €29.50 | The cultural quarter celebrates St. Patrick with a massive line-up of DJs.
Workman’s Club Paddy’s Weekender | 3pm, Workman’s Club | FREE | Overhead the Albatross, the Notas, Exploding Eyes, Otherkin et al.

Kodaline | 6:30pm, O2 | €30 | Stepping up to the big leagues.
Dublin Afrobeat Ensemble | 7:30pm, Sugar Club | €10-12 | The first Super Sunday Special at the Leeson St venue.
Stephen Kellogg | 8pm, Upstairs in Whelan’s | €12 | Americana from America.
Marcel Dettmann, Zed Bias | 10pm, Twisted Pepper | €15-18 | Berliner with a taste for techno.
Laurent Garnier | 11pm, Button Factory | SOLD OUT | The finale to the Greenhouse Sunday.

Galway

Thursday

Stanley Brinks & the Wave Pictures, Squarehead | 9pm, Róisín Dubh | €8-10 | The latest off the Popical Island bockety pop line.

Friday

Elaine Mai | 9pm, Róisín Dubh | FREE | Le Galaxie collaborator, electronic songstress.

LIMERICK

Thursday

The Vincent(s) | 11:30pm, Dolan’s | FREE | Groggy, sleazy Corkonian rock.