by / January 6th, 2014 /

Showtime: State’s gigs of the week, 6th-12th January

Cork

Monday

Sharon Shannon | 8pm, Savoy | €30 | Popular trad veteran.

Dublin

Wednesday to Saturday

Whelan’s Ones to Watch – 50+ new bands | Whelan’s/Upstairs in Whelan’s/the Village | €5 per day/€10 for all four days | Wexford St venue get their tips for 2014 in early.

Thursday

Finbar Furey | 8:30pm, Vicar St | €34 | Former Fureys man.

Friday

Hare Squead | 6:30pm, Academy | €11.75 | Tallagh/Blanch quartet taking from hip-hop, blues and jazz.

Finbar Furey | 8:30pm, Vicar St | €34 | Former Fureys man.

Blawan | 10:30pm, Twisted Pepper | €12-15 | Tight, muted dubstep.

Saturday

Cass McCombs | 8pm, Workman’s Club | €16.50 | The Big Wheeler comes to town.

Lindi Ortega | 8pm, Sugar Club | €13 | Alt-country from Toronto via Tennessee.

DJ Bone | 10:30pm, Twisted Pepper | €10-12 | Made of real bone.

Galway

Friday

Lindi Ortega | 9pm, Róisín Dubh | €8-10 | Alt-country from Toronto via Tennessee.

Limerick

Friday

Hozier | 8pm, Dolan’s | €16 | Still making the rounds into the new year.