by / February 15th, 2011 /

Gig news: The Cult, Erasure, J Mascis, Rakim, Tune-Yards, Sage Francis & more

A roundup of recent gig announcements:

The Cult return to Dublin on June 14th in The Academy (Details)

Erasure have announced a show in Cork and Dublin on Total Pop! tour in June.

J Mascis of Dinosaur Jr plays Whelan’s on April 13th (Details)

tUnE-YarDs return to Whelan’s on June 17 priced at €16. Merill Garbus’ new album w ho k i l l out in April was properly recorded in a studio this time round and you can really hear the difference on lead single ‘Bizness’. A stonker.

Rap legend Rakim plays The Button Factory on May 6th courtesy of Choice Cuts (Details).

The Mountain Goats play Whelan’s on May 22nd (Details).

Sage Francis plays Whelan’s, Dublin in April (Details).

The Gorgeous Colours play Crawdaddy this Friday with support from Cork’s Together We’re Nobody. Tickets are €7. The band are offering their debut album for free download as well as the remix below:

Animal (kosmische remix) by The Gorgeous Colours