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The Nialler9 Weekly Cork Gig Guide

The Nialler9 Weekly Cork Gig Guide

Mike McGrath-Bryan


  • Sarah-Beth @ Gulpd Cafe (7pm, donations)
    Cork-based pianist turned ‘alternative singer-songwriter’ performs in a special pass-the-hat gig at Gulpd Cafe.
  • HECK @ Poor Relation (8pm, €10)
    The wrecking crew formerly known as Baby Godzilla turn up at the Poor Relation to level the place. Last your writer saw of them at Fredz a few years back, the guitarist was wearing the drummer’s floor tom as a hat.
  • CorkLovesMusic 2: Music & Media @ The Village Hall (8pm, BOOKED OUT)|
    Speakers Colm O’Sullivan, The G-Man, Shiv Skirmish and Jamie Coughlan are joined by musical guests Lowli, Spekulativ Fiktion/JusMe and Circuits of Heaven for the second #CorkLovesMusic night, themed around music and media. Keep an eye on the above Facebook page for any last-minute ticket cancellations.
  • Wheatus @ The Old Oak (9pm, €10)
    Teenage Dirtbag’ popstars turned perma-touring road warriors turn up downstairs from Cyprus Avenue in a big show that’s approaching sellout.


  • Interference @ Cork Opera House (7.30pm, €20)
    Right Here, Right Now begins with the legendary Leeside band returning to the Opera House after a sold-out memorial show for Fergus O’Farrell. More guests on vox, happening with the audience joining the band onstage.
  • Talos @ Live at St. Luke’s (7.30pm, €20)
    Eoin French and collaborators launch Talos’ long-awaited debut long-player ‘Wild Alee’. Strong likelihood of honeyed vocals and minimalist pop. Support from Ryan Vail. Get to see him soon before he disappears from small venues forever.
  • Therapy? @ Cyprus Avenue (7.30pm, €20)
    The gatekeepers of the Irish underground return to Cork as part of their most extensive tour in years, performing acoustically around the country after album #14, ‘Disquiet’, landed them back on the album charts around Europe.
  • Percolator @ Coughlan’s Live (9pm, €10)
    Dublin psych/indie/kraut/noise/shoegaze perambulators launch cracking new album ‘Sestra’ in the surrounds of Coughlan’s, with support from The Sunshine Factory.
  • Slam @ Cyprus Avenue (11pm, €17.50)
    Glaswegian techno legends visit Cork with Jamie Behan in support. Celebrating 25 years of their influential Soma record label this year, cementing their legacy in UK electronica.



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