by / April 7th, 2014 /

Showtime: State’s gigs of the week, 7th-13th April

BELFAST

Monday

Palma Violets | 8pm, Voodoo | €13.50 | NME fodder.

Thursday

The Strypes | 7pm, Limelight | £14 | Rockin’ and a-rollin’ before bedtime.

Friday

Fritz Kalknbrenner | 11pm, Limelight | £19.50 | German deep house DJ.

Saturday

Steffi | 10pm, Bunatee | £14 | Klakson founder/electronic producer.

CORK

Wednesday

Kurt Vile | 9pm, Pavilion | €22 | No Violators this time around, but the lo-fi singer-songwriter promises plenty.

Thursday

Floating Joints | 6pm, Pavilion | Free entry | Adultrock joins the Toby Kaar/Feel Good Lost club night.
Julie Feeney | 8:30pm, DeBarra’s, Clonakilty | €22.50 | Unique songstress journeys down to the famed folk club
Tiz McNamara | 9pm, Cyprus Avenue | €5 | Folk expat.

Friday

Palma Violets | 9pm, Cyprus Avenue | €12.50 | NME fodder.
Blawan | 10pm, Pavilion | €12 | Dimensions festival launch with help from the Yorkshire dubstep producer.

Gangs | 10:30pm, DeBarra’s | Free entry | Free gig for the Dublin indie quartet.

DUBLIN

Monday

Kurt Vile | 8pm, Whelan’s | SOLD OUT | No Violators this time around, but the lo-fi singer-songwriter promises plenty.

Tuesday

Kurt Vile | 8pm, Whelan’s | €20 | No Violators this time around, but the lo-fi singer-songwriter promises plenty.
The Irrepressibles | 8pm, Upstairs in Whelan’s | €15 | Baroque pop from the flamboyant collective.

Palma Violets | 8pm, Workman’s Club | €14.50 | NME fodder.

Wednesday

Tinie Tempah | 8pm, O2 | €36 | Coming to Dublin, still unsure on Scunthorpe.

Thursday

Moscow Metro | 7:30pm, Academy | €7.50 | Punchy National-esque indie.
Tumbling Bones | 8pm, Upstairs in Whelan’s | €13-15 | | Trad Americana.
Youth Mass, Other Creatures | 8pm, Whelan’s | €10 | Album launch for the Meath troupe.

Friday

The Strypes | 7pm, Academy | €25 | Rockin’ and a-rollin’ before bedtime.
Chas & Dave | 7:30pm, Vicar St | €45 | Up the apples and pears to the eel pie shop. EastEnders. Yeah.
Dublin Gospel Choir | 7:30pm, Button Factory | €17 | EP mainstays at home.
Asgeir, Snorri Helgason | 8pm, Sugar Club | €16 | Iceland’s biggest artist is an amiable soft-rocker.

Join Me in the Pines | 8:30pm, Unitarian Church | €15 | Former Bell X1er.
Shifted | 10:30pm, Twisted Pepper | €10-13.95 | Techno with texture at MUD.
Patrick Kelleher | 11pm, Pacino’s | €10 | Choice nominee and friends do an intimate show.

Saturday

The Strypes | 7pm, Academy | €25 | Rockin’ and a-rollin’ before bedtime.
Cian Nugent & the Cosmos, Patrick Kelleher | 8pm, Whelan’s | €10 | Fresh from supporting Angel Olsen in America, the guitarist springs a surprise.
DFF | 8pm, Button Factory | €14 | World music newcomers.
Truncate, Urulu | 10:30pm, Twisted Pepper | €10-13.95 | Techno from the Audio Injection alias.
Evian Christ, Mssingno | 11pm, Button Factory | €10 | Hidden Agenda headliner helped on Yeezus, and his own stuff is pretty good too.

GALWAY

Wednesday

Palma Violets | 8pm, Róisín Dubh | €10-12 | NME fodder.

Saturday

Asgeir | 9pm, Róisín Dubh | €10-12 | Iceland’s biggest artist is an amiable soft-rocker.

LIMERICK

Saturday

DFF | 8pm, 69 O’Connell St | €10-12 | World music newcomers.