by / March 31st, 2014 /

Showtime: State’s gigs of the week, 31st March – 6th April

BELFAST

Tuesday

Foreigner | 7pm, Waterfront | £33-38 | 80s rock ballad specialists.

Wednesday

Miles Kane | 8pm, Limelight | £22 | Scouse scallywag with guitar and mop top.
Beardyman | 9pm, Limelight 2 | £18 | Beatboxer on tour.

CORK

Monday

Simone Felice | 8:30pm, Coughlan’s | €10 | Felice Brother going it alone.

Wednesday

Raglans | 9pm, Cyprus Avenue | €10 | Digging holes and supporting their debut album.

Friday

DFF | 8pm, Triskel Christchurch | €12-15 | World music newcomers.
David Geraghty | 8:30pm, Coughlan’s | €15 | Former Bell X1er.
Beardyman | 10pm, Pavilion | €20 | Beatboxer on tour.
Band of Clouds | 10:30pm, DeBarra’s | FREE | False advertising: they’re actually people.

Saturday

Girls Names, Elastic Sleep | 9pm, Pavilion | €8-10 | Not to be confused with Girls the band, Girls the TV show, Girl Band or girl bands.

DUBLIN

Monday

Foreigner | 7:30pm, Olympia | €39-50 | 80s rock ballad specialists

Thursday

Laura Elizabeth Hughes | 8pm, Whelan’s | €11
Miles Kane | 8pm, Academy | €26.40 | Scouse scallywag with a guitar and a mop top.
The Notas, Other Creatures, Carriages | 8pm, Grand Social | €5-7 | Good Irish music.
Replete | 9pm, Bernard Shaw | FREE | Kilkenny man Pete Lawlor reveals his latest productions.

Lil Silva | 10pm, Twisted Pepper | €8-10 | House/grime producer at Junior Spesh,

Friday

The Eskies | 7:30pm, Button Factory | Pay what you like | Fundraiser for the band’s album.
The Riptide Movement | 8pm, Vicar St | €19.50 | They’re back, back, back! With new haircut, cut, cuts!
Girls Names, Squarehead | 8pm, Whelan’s | €12 | Not to be confused with Girls the band, Girls the TV show, Girl Band or girl bands.
The Joinery off-site | 8pm, National Concert Hall | €10 | Cian Nugent leads the charge from Stoneybatter to the Kevin Barry Room.

Shadow Child, Reza | 10:30pm, Twisted Pepper | €10-12 | Two floors of music with Abyss Records.
Duke Dumont |11pm, Academy | €19.90 | ‘100%’ man returns.

Saturday

John Blek & the Rats | 8pm, Workman’s Club | €8 | Pleasing country-rock.
Mouse on Mars | 11pm, Button Factory | €10 | Beatin NASA with style.
Mr G | 10pm, Twisted Pepper | €12-15 | Live set for Subject.

GALWAY

Thursday

Beardyman | 9pm, Róisín Dubh | €16-18 | Beatboxer on tour.

Saturday

Laura Elizabeth Hughes | 8pm, Róisín Dubh | €5 | Young Dublin songstress.
Raglans | 9pm, Róisín Dubh | €8-10 | Digging holes and supporting their debut album.

LIMERICK

Thursday

Raglans | 8pm, Dolan’s | €10 | Digging holes and supporting their debut album.

Friday

Laura Elizabeth Hughes | 8pm, Dolan’s | €5 | Young Dublin songstress.

Saturday

Beardyman | 9pm, Dolan’s | €18 | Beatboxer on tour.

Sunday

Palma Violets | 8pm, Dolan’s | €10 | English indie band.