New York, antifolk tragi-comic singer/songwriter and graphic storytelling aficionado Jeffrey Lewis will play with his band The Junkyard at Crawdaddy on April 29th (€17/€14). His new album Em Are I is out 20th April.

After their stellar debut Irish show in February, Juno Award winning rockers Wintersleep return to the Academy 2 on Sunday May 10th. Tickets priced €13 are on sale from tomorrow, Tuesday 24th March.

Dublin based electro pop-rock group Alphastates will play Whelan's on April 15th as well as their March 25th gig in advance of the release of their new album, Human Nature, on April 24th.

Made up of duo Mark McCausland and Oisin Leech, former members of The 747s and The Basemnt, The Lost Brothers play upstairs at Whelan's on May 12th (€12)

Swedish jazz/pop fusionists Wildbirds & Peacedrums play Dublin's Crawdaddy on April 28th. Tickets are €13.