Enemies Dublin showcaseEnemies, we all have one, or two, but it’s unusual to really like your enemy. Team GP just happen to rather dig Enemies. Of course we’re just being silly, we don’t actually have any real enemies here at GP, well that we know of, we’re talking about those rather pleasant Wicklow lads Enemies. They’ve just realeased their second album ‘Embark, Embrace’ and are pretty darn excited about it so they have decided to play The Button Factory this Saturday to celebrate. We all love a bargain and tickets are only a tenner, so it’s our Gig of the Week. And hang on, if that wasn’t enough to get you all in your weekend swing, members from Heathers The Cast of Cheers and Croupier will be lending their hands/voices as extended band members. Support on the night comes from Squarehead and Tandem Felix. If you haven’t picked up a ticket yet, there’s still some available but you’d wanna snap ’em up quickly.

Elsewhere sweet Italaian rocker Zucchero kicks off the week in style on Monday in The Olympia Theatre. He’s Ray Charles endorsed, has sold over 40 million records and has a Grammy Award. If you’re a fan of gospel and blues, make sure to check him out. Tickets start from €37.50  and are still available.

Tuesday and Wednesday see Ms Alicia Keyes play Belfast’s Odyssey Arena and The O2 in Dublin, respectively. Tickets start from €39.50 and are still available.

The Little Museum of Dublin are currently programming some fantastic intimate shows, next up is Luke Sital-Singh on Tuesday, a charming London based singer songwriter. Tickets are still available and are €12.50. If you’re a bit strapped for cash but still fancy hitting up a gig, get on down to Odessa Club for the launch of Rewind, a free gig which will feature emerging artists such as Dem Fools, Kate O Callaghan, Robin McGuinness, Megan Burke, Greg Clifford and She’s A Beauty. All the other details you need to know are here.

Following the release of their album ‘Nomad’. Electro-Indie trio Sounds Of System Breakdown play The Grand Social on Friday night. Tickets are a tenner  and still available. The ever succesful The Riptide Movement play two shows in The Olympia Theatre on Friday and Saturday. Tickets are €16.75  and still available.

Electronic music and arts festival, Life, kicks off on Friday at Belvedere House in Meath. You can catch the likes of Groove Armada DJ Set, Seth Troxler, Laurent Garnier and Modeselektor to name but a few. A weekend camping ticket will set you back €160 and they are still available.

Californian sisters HAIM play to a sold out Whelan’s on Saturday night. That should be an awesome gig.

Rounding off your week, the musical equivelent of Marmite, Ms Lana Del Ray plays a sold out Vicar Street show on Sunday.

Everything else is below:

2013-05-20ZuccheroOlympia Theatre€37.5 – 44Ticketmaster
2013-05-21Alicia KeysOdyssey Arena€39.5 – 60Ticketmaster
2013-05-21The IMAGE Reader EventL’Occitane en Provence€10.00
2013-05-22Alicia KeysThe O2€54.65 – 86Ticketmaster
2013-05-22KONFLIKTFibber Magees€From EUR 0.00 – 14.50
2013-05-22The IMAGE Reader EventL’Occitane en Provence€10.00
2013-05-23Beppe GambettaThe Bog Lane Theatre€From EUR 0.00 – 50.00
2013-05-23Blackhall PPC2 Ball 2013Royal Marine Hotel€From EUR 0.00 – 69.50
2013-05-23David KittThe Black Box€15Ticketmaster
2013-05-23KONFLIKTCity Limits Comedy Club€14.50
2013-05-23Todd TerjeRoisin Dubh€20.9Ticketmaster
2013-05-24Craig CharlesThe Twisted Pepper€13.95Ticketmaster
2013-05-24Dragged Into SunlightThe Pint€15Ticketmaster
2013-05-24Dublin City Soul FestivalThe Sugar Club€12.00
2013-05-24Friends In Low PlacesINEC – Gleneagle Hotel€15Ticketmaster
2013-05-24LIFE FESTIVAL 2013Belvedere House Gardens & Park€144Ticketmaster
2013-05-24Moscow MetroThe Workmans Club€9Ticketmaster
2013-05-24Paddy CaseyWhelans€15Ticketmaster
2013-05-24Robyn G ShielsThe Barge€6Ticketmaster
2013-05-24The Original RudeboysPortlaoise Heritage Hotel€18.9Ticketmaster
2013-05-24The Riptide MovementOlympia Theatre€16.85 – 19.5Ticketmaster
2013-05-24Todd TerjeThe Pavilion€17.50
2013-05-25Adam BeyerThe Stiff Kitten€14Ticketmaster
2013-05-25Andrew WeatherallThe Twisted Pepper€17.65Ticketmaster
2013-05-25Andrew Weatherall & Sean Johnston [A Love From Outer Space]The Twisted Pepper€15.00
2013-05-25Blitz on TourMonroes Live€25Ticketmaster
2013-05-25Dash BerlinLush!€16.75Ticketmaster
2013-05-25Enemies – “Embark, Embrace” Album LaunchThe Button Factory€10.00
2013-05-25Friends In Low PlacesVicar Street€28Ticketmaster
2013-05-25Gala Choral ConcertRoyal Theatre and Event Centre€12Ticketmaster
2013-05-25Get Back – the Story of the BeatlesINEC – Gleneagle Hotel€17.15Ticketmaster
2013-05-25Hermitage GreenRoisin Dubh€17.35Ticketmaster
2013-05-25Jerry FishEmpire Music Hall€14Ticketmaster
2013-05-25The MobFibber Magees€12.00
2013-05-25The Riptide MovementOlympia Theatre€16.85 – 19.5Ticketmaster
2013-05-25Tony Allen & CAB FoundationThe Sugar Club€21.5Ticketmaster
2013-05-25Tony Allen & Colours Afrobeat FoundationThe Sugar Club€From EUR 19.00 – 22.50
2013-05-25WatskyThe Academy€15Ticketmaster
2013-05-25WidowspeakThe Workmans Club€12Ticketmaster
2013-05-26Ger Wolfe TrioDe Barra’s€12.00
2013-05-26Get Rhythm – A Tribute To Johnny CashThe Button Factory€17.50
2013-05-26Lana Del ReyVicar Street€44.05Ticketmaster
2013-05-26The Just 4 Kids ShowRDS Simmonscourt€10Ticketmaster
2013-05-26Van MorrisonCastle Ward€50Ticketmaster

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