Wu Tang Clan are rolling into town this summer. The classic hip-hop outfit will make an appearance at Tripod on July 1st. Tickets are on sale this Friday and are priced at €33.50

Highly rated Australian outfit Cloud Control have announced they'll be playing The Academy on October 7th as part of Phantom's First Friday. Their debut album Bliss Release was released in May to huge critical acclaim having already won the coveted Australian Music Prize. Tix are a very affordable €13.

Information about Laura Marling's upcoming third album has been released. A Creature I Don't Know will be released on September 9th on Virgin Records. Marling will play Vicar Street this coming Thursday.

Reader's Wives will launch their album Rachel's Apartment in the Workman's Club on July 1st at 8pm.