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Gig news roundup: Marc Almond, Sun Kil Moon, Keaton Henson, Karenn, R Kelly night, Homebeat & more

Gig news roundup: Marc Almond, Sun Kil Moon, Keaton Henson, Karenn, R Kelly night, Homebeat & more

The National Concert Hall have revealed their This Must Be the Place series of concerts for this August which features Marc Almond, Sun Kil Moon and Keaton Henson. Tickets for below are on sale Friday at 10am.

1 August, 8pm – Marc Almond performs his The Velvet Trail Tour – €40, €45, €50
6 August, 8pm – Sun Kil Moon perform songs from his latest album, Benji, alongside his 2003 debut Ghosts of the Great Highway – €30
15 August, 8pm – Keaton Henson who rarely performs live, will be accompanied by his 22-piece sinfonietta for his Irish debut – €35

Keaton Henson - Healah Dancing (official video)

Discotekken continue their great run of shows with Twin Kelly – a Twin Peaks, R Kelly A/V night. Yes, that’s what it says. It happens Wednesday May 8th @ the Underground Cinema Room, The Generator, Smithfield. €8/€10.

Homebeat have lots coming up in the coming weeks two events of note not mentioned here yet are the following:

Not Pop Up #2 with guest DJ Donal Dineen @ Odessa Club, Friday April 17th.
Support from fronted by resident Emmet Condon (Homebeat / T/A/S/T/E).
Doors 11.30 pm. Admission. €7.

Homebeat presents: Blurred Lines #1 @ Project Arts Centre
featuring German minimal techno / electronic auteur Jan Jelinek, Somadrone, Ben Bix & Feather
Wednesday April 22nd. €17/€23

Mark Geary is playing Whelan’s in aid of Society of St Vincent de Paul, Gardiner Street Branch on Wednesday 22nd April, 8pm. Tickets €16 available from

Yes, there is a Black Grape show happening in Dublin in June.

Black Grape   Kelly s Heroes

Karenn (Blawan & Pariah) Live, Don Williams & Sunil Sharpe at District 8 on May Bank Holiday weekend. Thanks Subject, Archetype and Bodytonic.

Karenn Boiler Room London Live Set

Gemma Hayes has a UK and Ireland tour coming up at the following places:

May 14 The Globe, Cardiff
May 16 Leaf Café, Liverpool
May 17 Gorilla, Manchester
May 19 The Louisiana, Bristol
June 12 Electric Circus, Edinburgh
June 13 Óran Mór, Glasgow
June 27 Whelans, Dublin
June 28 Killarney Festival
July 10 Pound Arts Centre, Corsham

This is her new single ‘Palomino’