The live music season is well and truly recovered from the post-Christmas drought, as you'll see from our pick of the bunch below.

If you're wondering what gig to check out this weekend, read on - there's plenty to choose from.




Death From Above 1979 @ The Academy, Dublin
Duke Special @ The Spirit Store, Dundalk
Christy Moore with Declan Sinnott @ Mullingar Park Hotel, Mullingar
John Bramwell (I Am Kloot) @ The Button Factory, Dublin
Slow Club @ Empire Music Hall, Belfast
Jape @ Roisin Dubh, Galway
Ólafur Arnalds @ Pavilion Theatre, Dun Laoghaire [TICKETS]
Bastardo Electrico @ Cyprus Avenue, Cork [TICKETS]


Ben Folds and band @ Whelan's, Dublin
The Coronas @ 3Arena, Dublin
Hudson Taylor @ Mandela Hall, Belfast
Wyvern Lingo @ The Spirit Store, Dundalk
The 4 of Us @ Kavanagh's, Portlaoise
Kerri Chandler @ District 8, Dublin
Join Me in the Pines @ Seamus Ennis Arts Centre, Naul, Dublin
Jape @ Dolan's, Limerick


Father John Misty @ Whelan's, Dublin
Jape @ Cyprus Avenue, Cork [TICKETS]
Hudson Taylor @ Black Box, Galway
Eddi Reader @ Ballymaloe Grainstore, Cork