David Gray | An Glór Theatre, Ennis, Co. Clare (10th December)/Seapoint Ballroom, Galway (11th December) | SOLD OUT
White Ladder man continues this tour of Ireland’s intimate venues post-Other Voices.
Josh Ritter | Vicar St, Dublin (8pm, 10th December) | €50/€30
Final date on this mammoth Irish tour of his.
Hudson Taylor | Mandela Hall, Belfast (7:30pm, 10th December)/Pavilion, Cork (9pm, 11th December)/Academy, Dublin (7:30pm, 12th December)/Róisín Dubh, Galway (8pm, 13th December)| £11.25/€14.35/€15/€16.35
The pop-folk brothers go on a year-ending journey.
Tunes for the Typhoon | Whelan’s, Dublin (8pm, 10th December) | €10
Fundraising gig to support victims of typhoon in the Philippines.
Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh, The Lost Brothers, Luka Bloom, Inni-K | Unitarian Chuch, Dublin (8:30pm, 10th December) | €15
Final push for Inni-K’s FundIt campaign.
Emily Wells | Whelan’s (upstairs), Dublin (8pm, 11th December) | €12
Alt country-pop songstress
J Cole | Vicar St, Dublin (8:30pm, 11th December) | €35.50-140
American rapper who never quite broke through this side of the Atlantic.
Kele | Button Factory, Dublin (11pm, 11th December) | €12
Bloc Party man does some DJing.
Black Sabbath | Odyssey, Belfast (6:30pm, 12th December) | £55-500
Metal legends try performing again.
Villagers | Limelight, Belfast (7:30pm, 12th December)/Guildhall, Derry (8:30pm, 13th December)/Seapoint Ballroom, Galway (8pm, 14th December) | £18.50/£18.50/€26.90
Conor O’Brien returns to Ireland after a long, successful year.
Haim | Academy, Dublin (7:30pm, 13th December) | €17.50
Days Are Gone sisters go on a victory lap.
Hypnotic Brass Ensemble | Sugar Club, Dublin (7:30pm, 13th, 14th and 15th December) | €20.40
Three-date residency from a troupe who do what it says on the tin.
Little Green Cars | Dolan’s, Limerick (8pm, 13th December)/Pavilion, Cork (8pm, 14th December) | €12/€12
Indie-folk upstarts head to Munster.
Fred | De Barra’s Clonakilty, Co. Cork (9pm, 13th December) |
Cork lads near the end.
Le Galaxie | Olympia, Dublin (11:30pm, 13th December) | €19.90
Nialler9’s 8th birthday comes with the electro-pop festival favourites.
Bell X1 | Mandela Hall, Belfast (7:30pm, 14th December) | €22.50
Kildare’s favourite sons/soft rockers.
Cat Dowling | Whelan’s, Dublin (8pm, 14th December) | €10
Former Alphastates singer.
Wooden Shjips | Grand Social (8pm, 14th December) | €15
Spacey psychadelic veterans.
Nanu Nanu | Monroe’s, Galway (10pm, 14th December) | €5
More alien pop and hip-hop.
Deltron 3030 | Button Factory, Dublin (7:30pm, 15th December) | €23
Alt rap group.
Emmy the Great and Tim Wheeler | Limelight 2, Belfat (8pm, 15th December) | £18
The odd couple have another go of it.
Peaches (DJ set) | Button Factory, Dublin (11pm, 15th December) | €22.90
Getting festive with the ‘Fuck the Pain Away’ star.