Here's the best of what's happening, live music-wise, around the country this weekend.

Sunday is fairly quiet pretty much everywhere, but there's plenty to keep you occupied tonight and tomorrow.


The Handsome Family @ Whelan's, Dublin
Booka Brass Band @ Vicar Street, Dublin
Architects @ The Academy, Dublin
Join Me in the Pines @ Sirius Arts Centre, Cork
Vann Music @ Cyprus Avenue, Cork [TICKETS]
Objekt @ Cyprus Avenue, Cork [late show, TICKETS]
The Strypes @ The Mariner, Bantry
All Tvvins @ Kasbah Social Club, Limerick
Cloud Castle Lake @ The Workman's Club, Dublin
Bowie vs. Freddie @ Odessa, Dublin [TICKETS]


Booka Brass Band @ The Oliver Plunkett, Cork [TICKETS]
Len Price 3 @ Thomas House, Dublin
The Run Ons @ The Mercantile, Dublin
Princess w/ The Great Balloon Race @ Triskel Arts Centre, Cork
Cloud Castle Lake @ Kasbah Social Club, Limerick
The Strypes @ An Chonair, Dingle
Negative Creeps (Nirvana tribute) @ The Spirit Store, Dundalk
Damien Dempsey @ Ashbourne House Hotel, Ashbourne
All Tvvins @ Roisin Dubh, Galway
Oasis UK (tribute act) @ The Button Factory [TICKETS]


All Tvvins @ Voodoo, Belfast
Hoodie Allen @ The Academy, Dublin