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The Nialler9 Weekly Cork Gig Guide

The Nialler9 Weekly Cork Gig Guide

Mike McGrath-Bryan


Somerisesomefall @ Coughlan’s Live (9pm, €10)
Americana with an Irish touch from the Cork folk-rock supergroup, launching new album ‘Some Climb.’

Eve Clague @ The Brú (9pm, free)
Cork-based singer-songwriter unveils a setlist of new material at the McCurtain Street venue/hostel.

The Fontaines @ Crane Lane Theatre (midnight, free)
A double-dose of rock ‘n’ roll revivalism headlined by The Fontaines, with support from local rock messers Black Pope.


Hornets @ The Poor Relation (9pm, €6)
Belfast hardcore bruisers launch debut full-length ‘WITCH HUNT’ with an Irish tour, including tonight’s Cork date. Support from hardcore boys BAILER and progressive hardcore outfit Destriers.

Ailbhe Reddy & Maria Kelly @ Coughlan’s Live (9.30, €10)
Nialler-approved singer-songwriter Ailbhe Reddy is joined by anti-folk goddess Maria Kelly for a show in the intimate Douglas Street venue.


Cork Community Gamelan – Beginner’s Workshop (3pm, free)
Beginner’s workshop in the Indonesian percussive orchestral instrument. Presented by Music Generation Cork City and UCC as part of MGCC’s May-Hum festival.

Taboo @ UrbanJungle (10pm, €TBC)
Vinyl Love man Stevie G. lends his weight to a stacked line-up, alongside DJs Grillz and Cheddar, with hip-hop, afrobeat and more.

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New Jackson @ The Bowery (8pm, €TBC)
David Kitt’s electronic side-project launches new album ‘From Night to Night’, on Dublin beats label All City Records. Sunday Times residents before and after.

Billy Carter @ Fred Zeppelin’s (9pm, free)
Female-led, Korean blues-rock trio stop by the red room upstairs in Fredz, with support from local four-piece The Grunts.

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