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8 gigs to see in Cork this weekend

8 gigs to see in Cork this weekend

Mike McGrath-Bryan


Cider Wasps @ Fred Zeppelin’s (8.30pm, €TBC)
Dungarvan four-piece continue the touring grind after an appearance this past August at Indiependence.

Good Music @ Cyprus Avenue (11pm, €5)
Stevie G, numbertheory, and various co-conspirators inhabit the decks every Thursday, providing hip-hop, electronica, grime and more.


A N Y J O Y @ The Roundy (9pm, €5)
Cork five-piece serve up finely-honed psych, noise and post-punk. Support from Cork outfit The Nagasaki Suntans.

AikJ @ The Village Hall (9pm, €8)
Dublin-based pop/urban artist appears at the Village Hall off the back of singles Suite Life and Hidden Agenda, as well as numerous festival appearances.

X-Coast @ Cyprus Avenue (11pm, €10)
Cork house collective Fleece return to Cyprus Avenue after a prime slot behind the decks at Electric Picnic’s Afterdark at the Hazel Wood stage, headlined by much sought-after producer X-Coast, launching new EP Transformations.


Wild Rocket and more @ An Spailpín Fánach (9pm, €5)
The first night of IndieCork’s Film Festival’s music programme gets proceedings underway. Dublin heftlords Wild Rocket headline, support from Cork psych-rockers Hawkbastard and drone/sound artist Tesla Coil.

Micah P. Hinson @ Cyprus Avenue (9pm, €15)
Americana/folk veteran visits Cyprus Ave. with a full-band show while touring new album Presents the Holy Strangers.


Raine @ Aula Maxima, UCC (6.30pm, free)
“Art-pop” singer-composer debut extended-player and music video in the Aula Maxima.

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