TUESDAY: If you’re not going to Elbow at the Marquee tonight, then this Texan folk rock outfit provide a solid alternative.
GO: €25, Cyprus Avenue, Cork.
THURSDAY: The former White Stripe could offer one of the gigs of the summer. There’s also a decent support act in the Kills.
GO: €44.05+bf. Kilmainham, Dublin.
THURSDAY:The energetic funnyman begins a two-night run at Cork Opera House in preparation for a bigger tour later this year.
FRIDAY: Bantry continues to punch above its weight on the festival front, with this top-class event. Opening concert at Bantry House features the Danish String Quartet.