by / November 25th, 2013 /

Showtime: State’s gigs of the week, 25th November – 1st December

Daughn Gibson | Whelan’s, Dublin (8pm, 25th November) | €16.50

An ominous mix of country and electronic from deep-voiced Sub Pop signee.

Thirty Seconds to Mars | O2, Dublin (6:30pm. 25th November)/Odyssey, Belfast (6:30pm, 26th November) | €39.05/£33

Jared Leto continues to pretend he’s a rock star.

Bombay Bicycle Club, SOAK | Academy, Dublin (7:30pm, 25th November)/Limelight 2 (7pm, 26th November)/Nerve Centre, Derry (8pm, 27th November)| €22.90/£20/£20

Nervous indie mainstays make their return, name still as ridiculous as ever.

Glen Hansard | Vicar St, Dublin (7pm, 25th and 26th November) | €30

Hansard finishes his current tour with a full band (i.e. the Frames), brass and strings. No Lisa O’Neill this time.

The Naked & Famous | Olympia, Dublin (7:30pm, 25th November)/Limelight, Belfast (7pm, 26th November) | €22.50-25/£22.50

They’re won’t be naked nor are they that famous, but they make some nice pop songs all the same.

The Duckworth Lewis Method | Olympia, Dublin (7pm, 27th November)/Limelight, Dublin (7pm, 28th November) | €25.40/£21

Cricket fans and pop fans, assemble! Quirky goodness from Neil Hannon and Thomas Walsh.

BATHS | Button Factory, Dublin (7:30pm, 27th November) | €16.50

Joyous, shambolic, cut-and-paste experimental electronic from Will Wiesenfield.

Klangkarussell | Button Factory, Dublin (11pm, 27th November) | €12-15

Rising Austrian dance duo comes to Temple Bar.

Bantum | Pavilion, Cork (10pm, 28th November) | FREE

The Cork-born Legion producer plays a free hometown gig.

Heathers | Cyprus Avenue, Cork (9pm, 27th November)/Academy, Dublin (7:30pm, 28th November) | €14.85/€14.50

The Macnamara sisters return for a couple of gigs before going acoustic for dates with Gavin James next week.

O Emperor | Cyprus Avenue, Cork (8pm, 28th November)/Monroe’s, Galway (8pm, 29th November)/Workman’s Club, Dublin (7:30pm, 30th November) | €14.35/Free/€15

And the Waterford indie quintet also start out on a year-ending Irish tour.

We Cut Corners | Workman’s Club, Dublin (8pm, 29th November) | €12

Choice-nominated indie duo hit the comeback trail with a new song to spread.

Huxley | Twisted Pepper, Dublin (10:30pm, 29th November) | €10-12

Garage/house producer takes on Pogo.

Mr Scruff | Button Factory, Dublin (9pm, 29th November)/Dolan’s, Limerick (9pm, 30th November) | €19.25/€14.85

Ninja Tune stalwart and electronic institution.

Electric Six | Limelight 2, Belfast (7pm, 29th November)/Academy, Dublin (7pm, 30th November) | £14.50/€20

They’re never away for long; you know the drill.

Little Green Cars | Róisín Dubh, Galway (8pm, 29th and 30th November) | €14

The harmonic indie-folk upstarts celebrate a successful year out west.

Enemies, Tvvins | Button Factory, Dublin (7:30pm, 30th November) | €5

Wicklow instrumental rockers say goodbye to their drummer, Oisin.

The Chameleons | Whelan’s, Dublin (8pm, 30th November) | €20

Mancunian post-punk footnotes reform.

Doctor Millar | Project Arts Centre, Dublin (8pm, 30th November) | €12-15

C48 songsmith plays his final Dublin date of the year.

VANN MUSIC | Cyprus Avenue, Cork (8pm, 30th November) | €9.30

The anthemic indie-electro band turn their attention southwards.

Beardyman | Sugar Club, Dublin (9pm, 30th November) | €17.50

Beatboxer extraordinaire.

Annie Mac, Duke Dumont, Cyril Hahn | Academy, Dublin (11pm, 30th November) | €27.90

The DJ comes home with a horde of friends in tow.

Onra, Fort Romeau | Button Factory, Dublin (11pm, 30th November) | €10

French Hip-hop producer ends the gigging week at Hidden Agenda.