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Gigs of the Week: Teleman, Peaches, Buzzcocks, Saint Sister, Sarah Neufeld


Limelight 2, Belfast/Workman’s Club, Dublin
Friday, November 4/Saturday, November 5

Having released their first-rate, second studio album, Brilliant Sanity, back in April, London indie-pop quartet Teleman stop off at Belfast’s Limelight 2 and Dublin’s and Dublin’s Workman’s on Friday and Saturday. Total newcomer? Well worth checking out on a whim.

Peaches w/ Cut Once
The Academy, Dublin
Sunday, November 6

Supported by Dublin duo electronic duo Michael Hefferman and Aisling Browne Cut Once, electro-pop Queen par excellence Merrill Beth Nisker AKA Peaches plays hands down the best show in the country on Sunday night at the Academy. Brought to you in association with Mother.

Various Venues
November 3-5

Having already stopped off at Cork and Limerick, punk legends Buzzcocks will bring their 40th Anniversary Tour to Galway’s Roisin Dubh, Belfast’s Limelight and Dublin’s The Academy across November 3-5 respectively.

Saint Sister w/ Ciaran Lavery
Saturday, November 5/Sunday, November 6
Christchurch Cathedral, Dublin/Cyprus Avenue, Cork

Easily two of the country’s most wonderfully nuanced, perfectly captivating live acts, Saint Sister and Ciaran Lavery will pair up for unmissable shows at Dublin’s Christchurch Cathedral and Cork’s Cyprus Avenue on Saturday, November 5 and Cork’s Cyprus Avenue. Set to be an “I was there” show, for sure.

Sarah Neufeld
The MAC, Belfast
Monday, November 7

But our outright gig of the week is Canadian violinist and Arcade Fire member Sarah Neufeld at Belfast’s The MAC on Monday evening. Accompanied by Stefan Schneider, Neufeld will be supported by Belfast experimental singer-songwriter Isobel Anderson. Be there.

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