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8 gigs and clubs to see in Cork this week

8 gigs and clubs to see in Cork this week

Mike McGrath-Bryan

The post-Jazz break swings into effect, but Cork’s music scene ticks over.

Wednesday November 1st

Future – Queer & Feminist Night @ The Poor Relation (8pm, free)
The launch of a new breed of club night in the city, as UCC LGBT and Feminist Societies come together to present Future, a safe space for dancing (or not dancing), with art, live drag shows, and DJ sets from Aisling O’Riordan and Gadget & the Cloud. Free in.

Thursday November 2nd

GOOD Music @ Cyprus Avenue (11pm, €5)
Stevie G, Ciara Ryan and KENXJOSEPH, along with Jay Ronic on MC duties, continue supplying Cork’s student community with electronic goodness of all sorts.

Friday November 3rd

Mark Geary @ Coughlan’s Live (9pm, €10)
Folk troubadour continues flipping between his native Ireland and NYC, where he’s shared bills with Jeff Buckley at the renowned Sin-é cafe.

Techno Friday @ Cyprus Avenue (11pm, €5)

Does what it says on the tin this week – Jamie Behan and residents serving up tunes. Late kickoff and such, more announcements due soon at the link above.

Saturday November 4th

MOXIE & Sam Clague @ Cyprus Avenue (8pm, €15)
Trad-nua five-piece return to Cyprus Avenue, fusing their traditional background with a modern frame of reference. Sam Clague in support.

Prospekt 001 @ An Spailpín Fánach (8pm, €10)
The latest in a growing compliment of techno/rave nights in the city. BLOCK and Sweet Tooth, among others, at the decks, with production from BMG Audio.

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Sunday November 5th

No Covers Volume 1 @ The Friary (all day from 4pm, free)
An all-dayer of acoustic/singer-songwriterness, all being recorded for a live album. Full line-up at the link, including Tootawl and Mellany Morales.

Matthew E. White @ Cyprus Avenue (8pm, €15)
Socking it to Cyprus Avenue presumably as he would like to have it socked to him, Matthew E. White brings new and old material, as well as works in progress.

Mongoose @ The Village Hall (9pm, €10)
Four-piece debut new EP ‘Four’, containing a song written by each member of the band, and arranged as a group.  Support from Emily Donoghue and Rebecca Ruane.

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