JOE’s 5 go-to gigs in Ireland this week (September 7-14) 6 years ago

JOE’s 5 go-to gigs in Ireland this week (September 7-14)

The best of the live music gigs around the country.

Who: Jello Biafra and the Guantanamo School of Medicine
Date: Wednesday, September 9th
Where: Button Factory, Dublin


Jello Biafra is the former front man of legendary punk band Deaad Kennedys. Now an esteemed member of the spoken word circuit, he still dabs his toe in music with his latest band, the gloriously named Guantanamo School of Medicine.

You can expect original tunes from the band mixed in with some old Dead Kennedy classics.

Who: Florence & The Machine
Date: Thursday, September 10th
Where: 3Arena, Dublin


Fresh from their headline appearance at Electric Picnic, Florence and her Machine go indoors for a show at the 3Arena this Thursday night.

Who: Jesse Malin
Date: Thursday, September 10th
Where: Roisin Dubh, Galway

American rock artist and former frontman of cult New York band, D Generation, Jesse Malin brings his solo show to Galway this Thursday night.


He has worked with the likes of Bruce Springsteen in the past and has even appeared in a Martin Scorsese film, Bringing Out The Dead.

Who: Format: B
Date: Thursday, September 10th
Where: Cyprus Avenue, Cork

German techno duo, Format: B come to Cork to dazzle the rebels with their brand of techno and house music.


Who: Ryan Sheridan
Date: Friday, September 11th
Where: INEC, Gleneagle Hotel, Killarney

The Monaghan singer/songwriter brings his band to Killarney for what promises to be a great live gig. The man responsible for bringing Jigsaw to the world is a great live act.