by / June 10th, 2013 /

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

The Who | Odyssey, Belfast (6:30pm, 10th June) | €59.50-69.50

Their generation probably won’t make it to the gig, but you can!

Duke Special | Whelan’s, Dublin (8pm, 10th June) | €12

Peter Wilson returns to Dublin.

FIDLAR | Academy 2, Dublin (7pm, 12th June) | €14

LA party-punks plan on tearing up Middle Abbey Street.

Mastadon | Academy, Dublin (7pm, 12th and 13th June) | €29

Credible metal, little droning.

Leopardstown Live: the Riptide Movement | Leopardstown Racecourse, Dublin (4:30pm, 13th June) | €17.65

We have two sets of four tickets to give away for the Riptide Movements gig on Thursday. To be in with a chance of winning them, just email us at before Tuesday at 6pm.

Slayer | Academy, Dublin (7pm, 10th and 11th June)/Limelight, Belfast (7pm, 12th June)| €42.50/€42.50/£38

Thrash legends make a few stops around Ireland.

Mark Wilkinson | Twisted Pepper, Dublin (7:30pm, 13th June) | €12-15

Balaeric stalwart comes to Dublin for the evening

Chromatics | The Village, Dublin (7:30pm, 13th June) | SOLD OUT

Italians Do It Better mainstays and blogosphere favourites bring their Drive-y disco to the Village.

Booka Brass | Twisted Pepper, Dublin (8pm, 14th June) | €5

Summer-y brass for a midsumer’s eve.

The Breeders | Vicar St, Dublin (8:30pm, 14th June) | €33.50

Kim Deal and her other band celebrate 20 years of Last Splash.

Channel One Soundsystem | Twisted Pepper, Dublin (10pm, 14th June) | €10-12

More dub and reggae than you can shake a jazz cigarette at.

Bon Jovi | Slane Castle, Meath (3pm, 15th June) | €79.50-285

I’VE SEEN A MILLION FACES AND I’VE RRROCKED ‘EM ALL – a self-fulfilling prophecy if ever I heard one.

Neil Young & Crazy Horse | RDS, Dublin (5pm, 15th June) | €60-86

The man, the myth, the grumpy legend reunited with his old touring band.

Azymuth | Sugar Club, Dublin (8pm, 15th June) | €22.90

Brazilian producer of yore on Leeson St.

Sorcha Richardson | Workman’s Club, Dublin (8pm, 15th June) | €8

NYC-based songwriter comes home.

Fight Like Apes | Róisín Dubh, Galway (9pm, 15th June) | €14.85

FLApes are on the victory lap having attained their Fund-It target.

Finnebassen | Button Factory, Dublin (11pm, 15th June) | €8

Norwegian house producer with a bit of melancholy for your Saturday night.

Chelsea Light Moving | Whelan’s, Dublin (7:30pm, 16th June) | €17.50

Thurston’s hanging out with young people now. Living vicariously and all that.