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8 gigs & clubs to see in Cork this weekend

8 gigs & clubs to see in Cork this weekend


This is How We Fly @ Sirius Arts Centre, Cóbh (7.45, €15)
A coming together of members of bands like The Gloaming, The Chieftains, Darol Anger and Gjallarhorn, as well as experiences with interdisciplinary work in theatre, dance and contemporary music.

Major Grave @ The Poor Relation (9pm, €7)
From Dublin’s first Boiler Room event, to 12”s released on Big Dada among others, Major Grave has earned his position as a force to be reckoned with in the instrumental grime and bass scene.

Dónal Dineen @ Connolly’s of Leap (9pm, free)
One of Ireland’s legendary DJs and multimedia figures goes back under the hammers for another excursion, bringing with him some of his extensive record collection.


#CorkLovesMusic @ YMCA Groundfloor (2.45pm, free)
The first all-ages edition of the talk/performance series. Spekulativ Fiktion (rapper), Eilis Dillon (Records & Relics) and Jamie Coughlan ( speak on their formative musical experiences, while young proggers God Alone launch their debut EP, and Outsider Rapha & Sewing Club make appearances. Strictly no drugs or alcohol.

Garden Day @ The Friary (6pm, free)
A big day out for members of the local Garden Collective of musicians and artists. Includes music from Damsel and Eve Clague, spoken-word performances, DJs and more.

Vinyl Below @ The Sextant (9pm, €5)
UK record-slinger Greg C joins the regulars for the last Vinyl Below party of the summer, at the quayside venue and beer-garden.


Correspondent @ The Roundy (9pm, pay-what-you-want)
A triple bill of ambience and drone with new improv outfit Correspondent, sound-art pioneers The Quiet Club, and a solo set from beatsy sadgirl Gadget & the Cloud.

Junior Brother & Actor Actor @ An Spailpín Fánach (9pm, €5)
A double-dose of folk/singer-songwriter antics with Kerryman Junior Brother and Corkonian Actor Actor.

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