Charity is the name of the game this week and we thought we’d get behind the awfully kind Kris Kristofferson who is playing a benefit gig in The Olympia Theatre, Dublin.

All the raised money goes to the I.S.P.C.C and tickets cost between €35 and €58 depending on seating. His other gigs cost this much anyway so why not see a legend AND help a charity at the same time.

Other gigs of note this week, LIARS are playing Whelans with Logikparty and Cap Pas Cap in support, Tickets costing €16 for that. Damo Suzuki plays Cyprus Avenue (€12) and Crawdaddy (€14) on the 11th and 12th respectively.

Sharon Shannon and her big band will be playing Bulmers Live at Leopardstown for €16.50 and Storyfold can be caught in Tower Records both on Thursday, The Excellent Cast of Cheers play Whelans on Friday as do Nouveau Noise who play Shebeen Chic, The Deans who play The Stables, Mullingar and John Shelley and the Creatures who will be in Tower Records, all on Friday.

The Weeks listings are below. Give them a goo, see if there’s anything that tickles a fancy.

date band venue cost tickets
Tue August 10th
TBone Kelly and The Electraglidz (Open Jam) JJ Smyths € 8
Wed August 11th
Liars w/ Logikparty, Cap Pas Cap Whelans € 16
Kris Kristofferson The Olympia € 51 Ticketmaster
Damo Suzuki Cyprus Avenue € 12
Arlo Guthrie Dolans Warehouse € 27 Ticketmaster
Phantom Music Quiz Sugar Club € 50
Thur August 12th
Damo Suzuki w/ The Jimmy Cake Crawdaddy € 14 Ticketmaster
Sharon Shannon w/ Shane Mcgowan Leopardstown Racecourse € 16.50 Ticketmaster
Santoria Quinns, Drumcondra
Kris Kristofferson The Olympia € 51 Ticketmaster
StoryFold Tower Records
Windings Upstairs at Whelans
The Polecats The Mercantile
Fri August 13th
Kris Kristofferson The Olympia € 35 – €58 Ticketmaster
The Cast of Cheers Whelans € 10
Pop vs Psychonavigation Space 54 € 10
Arlo Guthrie INEC, Killarney € 22.65 Ticketmaster
Nouveau Noise Shebeen Chic
Hollywood Slim and the Fat Cats JJ Smyths
The Deans The Stables,Mullingar € 9
Bushman The Button Factory € 17.50
Santoria Tolka House
John Shelly And The Creatures Tower Records
Jamie Jones Crawdaddy € 12 Ticketmaster
Sat August 14th
Telepathe w/ Patrick Kelleher, Meljoann Whelan’s € 15
Arlo Guthrie The Pavilion,Cork € 27
Declan O’Rourke The Stables, Mullingar € 20
The Revellions Single launch Sweeney’s Bar, Dame Street € 5
Jacque Fresco Lecture The Venue Project The Button Factory € 20
Holy Diver – Tribute to DIO The Village € 15
Jerry Fish and the Mudbug Club The Thatch Rahan, Offaly € 22.50
Theo Parrish Twisted Pepper € 13.95
Rté Concert Orchestra: My Fair Lady National Concert Hall € 15 NCH Tickets
Toots And The Maytals Tripod €22.5/28.5 Ticketmaster
Ceili Culture (Paddy Casey, Kila +more) Meeting House Square € 17.50
Sun August 15th
Ceili Culture (Sharon Shannon, Shane McGowan, Demien Dempsey) Meeting House Square € 38.50
Arlo Guthrie Colfers, Wexford € 25.50 Ticketmaster
Bandstand Live (Bipolar Empire, The Riptide Movement, Preacher’s Son) Dun Laoghaire Band Stand
Kevin Doyle Sings The Elvis Story Olympia Theatre €25.5/28 Ticketmaster
Aidan Murphy Bewley’s Cafe Theatre € 10
Ryan Sheridan Busker’s
Huey And The Hobgoblins Twisted Pepper
Masamba And Afro Cuban Groove Fr. Collin’s Park, Dublin 13
Mon August 16th
Arlo Guthrie National Concert Hall €30-€35 NCH Tickets