Gigs: Who's playing
Grand Social, Dublin, tonight (€14)
Brooklyn trio specialising in "Instagrammy", nostalgia-saturated twee pop.
An Evening with Phil Coulter
Olympia, Dublin, tonight (€35)
The Derry tinkler conducts an overview of his career. Yes, he'll probably play Ireland's Call.
Whelan's, Dublin, tonight (€12.50)
Annie Tierney's day-glo post punks unveil their second album.
Button Factory, Dublin, tonight (€15)
An occasional member of Bombay Bicycle Club, the waifish Rose can sometimes sound like a discount Laura Marling, though her best songs transcend their influences.
Fight Like Apes
Cyprus Avenue, Cork, tomorrow (€10)
The Dubliners caught some flack over their €20,000 Fundit campaign. Are their new songs worth the dosh? We'll find out tonight.
Academy, Dublin, tomorrow (€15)
The tattooed punk-troubadour is in a reflective mood on new LP Tape Deck Heart, a record variously about falling out of love and coming to terms with fame.
From The Jam
Village, Dublin, tomorrow (€25.90)
The bassist and drummer from The Jam try to make you forget the absence of Paul Weller. They'll never quite succeed, but a fun evening of post-punk karaoke is probably assured.
Little Green Cars
Vicar Street, Dublin, tomorrow (€17)
Banjos ahoy as the hyped new-folk Dubliners return for a home-town gig.
Whelan's, Dublin, tomorrow (€12)
The actress and songwriter previews material from her self-titled second LP. Belt up for an evening of knotty acoustic pop.
Vicar Street, Dublin, Sunday (€44.05)
Wrong-side-of-the-tracks ballads courtesy of the gravel-throated blues maven.
Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell
Bord Gais Energy Theatre, Dublin, Monday (€55)
Country royalty set up court in Dublin.
Whelan's, Dublin, Tuesday (€20)
Veteran troubadour, best known for his novelty cover of LL Cool J's I Need Love.
... And So I Watch You From Afar
Whelan's, Dublin, Wednesday (€14.50)
The Belfast noiseniks surprised fans with their uncharacteristically upbeat new album – it features singing and choruses that you can almost hum.
Odessa, Dublin, Wednesday (€10)
Somnolent songwriter premieres songs from as-yet-untitled new LP.
The Big Reunion
O2, Dublin, Thrsday (€41.55-48.65)
B*Witched, 5ive, Atomic Kitten and others reunite to remind you just how awful commercial music was circa 1997.
Ed Power email@example.com